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Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat’s on Mr. Trump’s Statement regarding Occupied East Jerusalem

27 September 2016 in 2016

Mr. Trump’s statement shows disregard for international law, longstanding U.S. foreign policy regarding the status of Jerusalem, including the Occupation and illegal annexation of Occupied East Jerusalem, as well as hundreds of millions of Arabs, including Palestinians Christians and Muslims. His statement also neglects the calls made by millions of...

Statement by Dr. Saeb Erekat and Media Brief: Marking 15 years of the Israeli closure of Palestinian National institutions in Occupied East Jerusalem

16 August 2016 in 2016

“The continuous Israeli closure of the Palestinian institutions in Jerusalem, particularly the Orient House, reflects Israel’s will to negate Palestinian rights over the city and bury the two-state solution. For 15 years, Palestinians in our occupied capital have been deprived of their own institutions while the Israeli government, in full...

July 31, 2016 - Political Brief: PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi: “It is time to end Israel’s dangerous lawlessness”

01 August 2016 in 2016

“In the past few months, Israel has intensified its deliberate breach of international law and conventions and has employed a series of dangerous and violent policies and racist laws and legislation against the Palestinian people aimed to systematically destroy their homes and rob them of their land, resources and rights;...

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