France is pushing for the publication of a presidential statement on behalf of the UN Security Council that calls for the deployment of international observers to Jerusalem's holy sites, notably the Temple Mount, to ensure the status quo is maintained after recent violations, Le Figaro newspaper reported citing French diplomats.
Permanent Observer for the State of Palestine at the United Nations Riyad Mansour denounced on Monday the “shocking” impassivity of the Security Council regarding Israeli violations of Palestinians’ rights and international law.
Israel carried out the revenge demolition of the family home of Omar al-Abed, 19, who is accused of killing three Israelis in the occupied West Bank settlement of Halamish last month. It was carried out using the machine in the photo which is a Bagger E-349, a militarized version of Caterpillar’s model 349E Hydraulic Excavator.
Every year since 1977 the United Nations has observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on 29 November. EuroPal Forum invites you to a seminar on “the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People: How to end 70 years of injustice?"