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Press Release: Al Nakba Day

15 May 2024 in 2024

Press Release on Al Nakba Day: 15 May 2024 marks the 76th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian Nakba, “Catastrophe”, in which more than 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced, dispossessed, and expelled from their homes in historic Palestine by Zionist militias and armed forces in a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing.

Statement welcoming UNGA Vote for UN Membership of the State of Palestine

11 May 2024 in 2024

The General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific welcomes the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly affirming that the State of Palestine is qualified for membership in the United Nations and recommending that the Security Council reconsider the matter of Palestine’s admission to full UN membership favourably. The resolution further grants the State of Palestine additional rights and privileges of participation in the UN, and was adopted by a vote of 143 in favour to 9 against, with 25 abstentions.