Press Release: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

29 November 2023 in 2023

The General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific welcomes the overwhelming support for United Nations General Assembly humanitarian Resolution L.25 on “protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations”... It is regrettable and deeply disappointing that Australia decided not to vote with the moral majority, and instead chose to abstain.

World Children's Day 2023

20 November 2023 in 2023

World Children’s Day has come at a time when the lives, rights, homes, schools, and dreams of Palestinian children are being deliberately and systematically decimated by the illegal Israeli occupation regime.

Identical Letter from the Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine to the United Nations: Israel Attacks Hospitals in Gaza

13 November 2023 in 2023

Article 18 of the 4th Geneva Convention stipulates: “Civilian hospitals organized to give care to the wounded and sick, the infirm and maternity cases, may in no circumstances be the object of attack, but shall at all times be respected and protected by the parties to the conflict”. Yet, in the 48 hours since the Directors-General of World Health Organization (WHO) and Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) addressed the Security Council, warning of a health catastrophe in the besieged Gaza Strip and appealing for a ceasefire and protection of civilians and civilian objects, including healthcare sites, Israel has attacked more hospitals and killed more health workers, alongside other civilians.