The EU import ban under its policy of non-recognition of illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol begs the question why such non-recognition policies are not applied in the case of trade with settlements located in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. In this case, international law even mandates non-recognition.
Italian Members of Parliament approves on Friday a non-binding resolution that urges the the government to recognise Palestine as a state, a move that has been a result of continuous support for the Palestinian recognition in Europe and urges European states to take more vital roles in the Israeli-Palestinian issue.
The politics of Gaza's reconstruction was the topic of discussion at the UK House of Lords yesterday in a seminar jointly organised by Middle East Monitor and the EuroPal Forum. A number of British parliamentarians and foreign representatives participated in the seminar which was hosted by the British peer John Montagu.
King Abdullah II of Jordan Tuesday lambasted terrorist groups like ISIL and extremists in Europe for distorting the message of Islam, but he also stressed that the Palestinian question must be resolved to establish global peace and security.
When the polling stations close in just a few hours, Israeli TV will release the results of the 2015 election's exit polls. At time of writing, the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem had no information about Israeli missions abroad that are planning to host election parties — the kind of traditional diplomatic event to which top journalists, politicians and opinion-shapers are invited, so that together they can watch the celebration of democracy at the end of election day.
European companies are involved in the new Cable Car project in East Jerusalem. A joint project sponsored by the Israeli government and the Jerusalem Municipality aims to construct a cable car that will link West Jerusalem, the Old City, Mount of Olives near the Seven Arches Hotel and Gethsemane.
This year we are celebrating 10 years since the opening of the Office of the Representative of the Republic of Poland to the Palestinian national Authority in Ramallah. We have commissioned 2 new logos to commemorate this and here we present a brief outline of the stages in Polish-Palestinian relations.
What are the roles of third parties (corporations, institutions, states) in prolonging Israel’s occupation of Palestine? Are they complicit in abetting Israel’s regime of Apartheid on both sides of the green line? What we, citizens of the world, can do to challenge this? A panel of activists will answer those questions giving ideas for potential actions and more.