The Palestinian Authority (PA) reportedly decided to resort to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in order to open a full investigation into Israeli settlement activity based on UN Security Council resolution 2334, which says settlements have no legal validity and constitute an obstacle to peace.
Sources from the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed that the PA has been contacting the ICC for two years in order to acquaint it with Israeli ceaseless violations in regards with settlement activity especially that member countries of the ICC enjoy the privilege of filing complaints for investigation.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Malki said on Thursday that the PA is going to resort to the ICC against Israeli settlement activity next week.
Israel managed over the past years to establish more than 146 "official" settlement outposts resided by about 420,000 settlers in the West Bank, who form 13% of population in the West Bank, and 220,000 in Occupied Jerusalem while 116 settlement outposts were built by Jewish settlers and unrecognized by the Israeli government.
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