The International Criminal Court says Palestinian officials have formally recognised the court's jurisdiction. Herman von Herbel, who serves as ICC registrar, confirmed Monday 5th January, that the body has received documents by Palestine declaring its acceptance of the body’s jurisdiction. This paves the way for the court’s investigation of Israeli crimes committed during the recent war on Gaza.
Chair of the European Union's delegation to the Palestinian Legislative Council Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson Monday criticised Israel's decision to withhold taxes from the Palestinian Authority which Israel collects on its behalf, after the PA applied to join the International Criminal Court (ICC).
An increasing number of Israelis are giving up their passports as they are faced with various problems in other countries, a report says. The number of Israelis renouncing their citizenship has increased by more than 65% at last year.
The Palestinian leadership’s resolution to end Israel’s occupation through negotiations failed to pass the United Nations Security Council this evening. While Palestinian leaders had hoped to garner the nine votes needed to be approved by the 15-member council, only eight countries supported the measure. The United States and Australia voted against it while five others abstained.
Reaffirming its previous resolutions, in particular resolutions 242 (1967); 338 (1973), 1397 (2002), 1515 (2003), 1544 (2004), 1850 (2008), 1860 (2009) and the Madrid Principles, Reiterating its vision of a region where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders,
The UN Security Council has rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for peace with Israel within a year and an end to Israel's occupation by 2017. The resolution failed to muster the minimum nine "yes" votes required in the council for adoption.
The United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict said, in a statement Monday, it was determined to assume its duties of investigating war crimes perpetrated in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem since June 13, 2014.
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