Israel/OPT: Six Palestinians killed within 24 hours, some deaths may involve war crimes
from Amnesty International
Dr. Saeb Erekat on the announcement to close the Palestinian Mission in Washington
"We have been notified by a US official of their decision to close the Palestinian Mission in Washington, DC. This is yet another affirmation of the Trump administration’s policy to collectively punish the Palestinian people, including by cutting financial support for humanitarian services including health and education.
The Ambassador's Islamic New Year message
On behalf of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, I would like to extend my warmest greetings on the occasion of the Islamic Hijri New Year and wish all the Muslim communities in Australia and New Zealand a Happy New Year full of peace,...
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on the US decision to cut $20 million from occupied East Jerusalem hospitals: "Such an act of political blackmail goes against the norms of human decency and morality"
"By cutting vital funds to hospitals in East Jerusalem, which include the Augusta Victoria Hospital and the St. John’s Ophthalmic Hospital, the US administration is threatening to cause serious instability and grave harm to thousands of Palestinian patients and their families from across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip,...
Dr. Saeb Erekat on Paraguay’s decision to move its embassy back to Tel Aviv
We commend Paraguay’s decision to act in accordance with its obligations under international law by closing its embassy in Jerusalem and relocating it to Tel Aviv. President Abdo’s courageous decision shows that the government of Asunción has chosen to go back to the traditional Latin American position of respect for...
Statement by Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on behalf of the PLO Executive Committee in response to the US ending funding to UNRWA
"The US administration’s decision to terminate all funding to UNRWA is a cruel and irresponsible move targeting the most vulnerable segment of Palestinian society.
Foreign Minister Dr Riad Malki's June 11 letter of response to the Hon Julie Bishop regarding Australian aid to the Palestinian Authority
Dr. Saeb Erekat on the passing of the “Jewish Nation-State" bill: Israel has become a de jure apartheid regime
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.
Dr. Ashrawi: “With its ‘Jewish Nation-State’ law, Israel is legalizing apartheid and exclusivity”
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the Knesset’s adoption of the 'Jewish Nation-State’ bill:
Dr. Saeb Erekat on the Irish Senate’s Approval of a Bill Banning Israeli Settlement Products
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.