Following its recent decision to cut drastically more than $200 million in aid funds allocated to benefit the Palestinian citizens directly, the Trump administration continues to dismantle the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and strip millions of Palestinians of their refugee status.
âAfter using humanitarian aid to blackmail and pressure the Palestinian leadership to submit to the empty plan known as âthe deal of the centuryâ, the Trump administration plans to commit an immoral scandal against Palestinian refugees by giving itself the right to abolish the historical rights of Palestinian refugees without any legitimacy. This is a clear looting of our humanity leading to more chaos in the region,â spokesperson for PM Rami Hamdallah’s office, Ahmad Shami,Â said according to the PNN.
âWe reiterate our calls to the international community to stop the gambling schema of Trump and Netanyahu to endorse colonization, apartheid, and denial of Palestinian fundamental rights,â Shami said.
In addition, âto underpin President Abbas initiative to hold an international peace conference to restore hopes for peace through the internationally adopted two-state solution,â he added.
Christopher Carlson is a full-time student of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, USA. He has been with the IMEMC since 2013. (email@example.com)