On Wednesday 6 February, Faris Baroud died from health complications brought on by prolonged and deliberate medical negligence on the part of Israeli prison authorities. The 51-year-old Gaza resident had been incarcerated in Israeli prisons for 28 years, during which he endured long periods of solitary confinement and systematic medical...
On Saturday afternoon, armed Israeli settlers killed Hamdi Naasan and wounded at least 30 others during their raid on al-Mughayir village, east of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi issued the following statement on behalf of the PLO regarding this terror attack:
With this national accomplishment, Palestine has launched a critical historical phase in which it will exercise its new role within the international system. During its presidency, Palestine will work to support all member states towards promoting a just and effective international order.
November 13, 2018
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations General Assembly vote in favor of appointing Palestine to chair the Group of 77, the largest intergovernmental organization of developing nations at the UN. The resolution was adopted by an overwhelming vote of 146 in favor, 3 against and...