The passing of the “Jewish Nation-State" bill aims to legitimize Israel’s institutional discrimination against its Arab Palestinian citizens, as well as to turn a de facto apartheid regime into a de jure reality for all of historic Palestine.
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the Knesset’s adoption of the 'Jewish Nation-State’ bill:
On behalf of the Palestinian people and the Palestinian leadership, I extend our sincere appreciation to the Irish Seanad for standing tall for the principle of justice by approving this historic motion banning trade with the illegal Israeli colonial settlements in occupied Palestine.
from: The Guardian
“Australia seems to have succumbed to the U.S. administration’s pressure in compounding the injustice of Israel’s military occupation by punishing its Palestinian victims. This unjustified and cruel move further targets the Palestinians who are already being held captive, while ignoring the persistent violations and war crimes being committed by the...
“It is not surprising that the US administration, which gives orders to snatch crying babies from their parents’ arms and partners with Israel, a cruel and belligerent military occupier that holds an entire nation captive, has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
الأخوة والأخوات في الجالية الفلسطينية المحترمين،