Category: Diplomacy

WAFA: “Strengthening Palestinian digital economy requires Israeli removal of current restrictions, says the World Bank”

JERUSALEM, Wednesday, February 9, 2022 (WAFA) – Strengthening the Palestinian digital economy will require the Government of Israel to remove current restrictions and to allocate the needed spectrum for Palestinian…

WAFA: “Palestine welcomes report by Amnesty International on Israel’s apartheid regime”

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, February 01, 2022 (WAFA) – The State of Palestine welcomes the report by Amnesty International on Israel’s apartheid regime and racist policies and practices against the Palestinian people,…

WAFA: “UN official voices concern over Israel’s detention of rights defenders”

GENEVA, Thursday, August 12, 2021 (WAFA) – Mary Lawlor, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, expressed concern yesterday over arrests, harassment, criminalization, and threats targeting…

Irish Parliament Condemns Israel’s “de facto annexation” of West Bank and Jerusalem

The Irish Parliament has unanimously passed a motion condemning Israel’s colonial settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem as ‘de facto annexation’. The Palestinian National Authority has hailed this as…

JOINT PRESS RELEASE – THE OBSERVATORY: US government mounts attacks on Palestinian rights movement, dangerously conflating antisemitism and boycott

Al-Mezan Center For Human Rights: Paris-Geneva, 26 November 2020 – The United States (US) Secretary of State announced on 19 November, that the US State Department would designate as “anti-Semitic” organisations that engage…

Amnesty International: State Department’s attack on the BDS movement violates freedom of expression and endangers human rights protection

Amnesty: 19 November 2020, 15:49 UTC Responding to the United States Department of State announcement designating the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as antisemitic and planning to identify organizations…

Global Response to Israeli apartheid: A call to the UNGA from Palestinian and international Civil Society Organizations

Al-Mezan Center For Human Rights: Apartheid is a crime against humanity, giving rise to individual criminal responsibility and State responsibility to bring the illegal situation to an end. In May…

Al-Haq Sends Letter to An Taoiseach of Ireland, Micheál Martin, Urging Support for Occupied Territories Bill and the Recognition of the State of Palestine

The Al-Haq Palestinian non-governmental human rights organization has written to An Taoiseach Micheál Martin, the leader of the Government of Ireland, urging support for the Control of Economic Activities (Occupied…

Erekat: Majority of International Leaders Oppose Netanyahu’s Colonial Plans

Top Palestinian negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat said on Sunday that the majority of international leaders oppose Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s colonial plans by, insisting that a two-state solution is…