Last week, I led my first official delegation to Palestine, as chair of parliament's delegation for relations with the Palestinian legislative council (DPLC). After being held by security for two hours in Tel Aviv airport, I was informed that the delegation was denied access to Gaza. Israeli authorities offered no excuse for denying access to the official European parliament delegation.
Despite Israel's reluctant commitment to a two-state solution to solve the long-lasting Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the European Union, International Criminal Court (ICC), the Vatican and various international human rights bodies put pressure on Israel to end occupation in Palestinian territories.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Israeli criticism of attacks on its settlement policy unsustainable in an opinion piece published Sunday by The New York Times, doubling down on comments earlier in the week that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said encouraged terrorism.
Representatives of water institutions operating in the Gaza Strip, international figures and Palestinian activists held a press conference in Gaza city on Saturday about the catastrophic situation of water in the Gaza Strip and asked the international community to resolve the crisis.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat