A standoff over Israel’s withholding of tax payments to the Palestinian Authority has drawn mounting complaints of hardship in the West Bank, where civil servants have seen their salaries slashed and some teachers don’t have enough cash to commute to work, according to officials.
In a statement on 9th March, the president of the Human Rights Council Ambassador Joachim Ruecher said: “I met with the Commissioners of the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict who handed over a letter requesting a deferral to June 2015 of the submission and presentation of their report due to be presented to the Human Rights Council on 23 March”.
Right now, our office is buzzing with activity as staff and volunteers co-ordinate our biggest ever lobbying campaign around an election. Parliamentary candidates are being emailed, election literature is being produced and activists are being trained and connected with each other.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has described the Israeli prime minister’s pledge that he will not agree to the creation of an independent Palestinian state as “alarming”, saying it may lead a future British government to formally recognise Palestinian sovereignty.
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.
The Hamas leadership in Gaza has embarked on an innovative PR project using social media to reach out to people worldwide and give an opportunity to sympathisers and critics alike to ask the movement leaders directly whatever they feel they needed to know about it.
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.
One day before Israel’s General Election, the country’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, publicly pledged that, if re-elected, he would never allow the creation of a Palestinian state and would not put a stop to settlement construction. TAKE ACTION!
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