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.
Mahmoud Nawajaa highlighted the EU's complicity in protecting and maintaining Israel's regime of occupation, settler-colonialism, apartheid and Israels' serious violations of international law, including war crimes.
The Palestinian committee responsible for following up the submission to the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding allegations of Israeli war crimes has convened in the occupied West Bank and Gaza to discuss the latest developments, spokesman Ghazi Hamad has revealed.
Conservative MP and Britain’s Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove remarked that anyone involved in the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel “is committing a crime worse than apartheid.”