Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat’s on Mr. Trump’s Statement regarding Occupied East Jerusalem
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...
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine Statement before the United Nations General Assembly - 22 September, 2016
The staggering economic cost of occupation: The Palestinian economy would be at least twice as large without Israeli occupation, UNCTAD report saysNew News Article
Surveying a number of studies, the report reveals the channels through which occupation deprives the Palestinian people of their human right to development and hollows out the Palestinian economy.
Dr. Nabil Shaath: Israel is burying the two-state solution, or Whatever’s left of it
'Strong statements' don’t work. To effectively support the Palestinians and end the occupation, the international community must stop treating Israel as a state above the law.
The Israeli Government Support to Extremist Groups in Occupied East Jerusalem
The Israeli Deputy “Defense” Minister Eli Ben Dahan said publicly on August 13 “we’re not embarrassed to say it: we want to rebuild the temple.”1 By doing so, Israeli government officials continue to incite extremists in order to change the status quo of The Al Aqsa Mosque Compound, the third...
Statement by Dr. Saeb Erekat and Media Brief: Marking 15 years of the Israeli closure of Palestinian National institutions in Occupied East Jerusalem
“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”
“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;...
July 31, 2016: Dr. Ashrawi meets with newly appointed New Zealand Representative the Hon. Sir Jim McLay
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi met with newly appointed New Zealand Representative to the PA the Hon. Sir Jim McLay today at the PLO Headquarters in Ramallah and welcomed him to Palestine.
Israel demolished more Palestinian homes in West Bank in first half of 2016 than in all of 2015
In the first half of 2016, Israeli authorities demolished more homes in Palestinian communities in the West Bank than in the entire previous year. This information, compiled by B’Tselem, will be presented today (Wed, 27 .7.2016) in a Knesset conference on Israel’s policy of Palestinian home demolition in Area C.
Former Israeli PM: Current Israeli government has hidden 'one-state' agenda.
New York (CNN)A former Israeli prime minister has accused Benjamin Netanayhu's government of consciously dragging the country toward a one-state solution that threatens the very essence of Zionism.