This factsheet provides the latest facts and statistics on Palestinian prisoners, as well as information about what international law stipulates regarding both the rights of prisoners and the obligations of Israel, as an occupying power, towards them.
The PLO Executive Committee strongly condemns the recent Israeli escalation against Jerusalem, including the demolition of Palestinian homes, the repeated arrests of senior officials like the Governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, as well as the provocative raids on Muslim and Christian holy sites by Israeli ministers.
Invitation to participate in the 2019 Bethlehem Convention
Letter to Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern from HE Mahmoud Abbas
“If it's not appropriate for women, then it's not appropriate”.
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.