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Israeli soldiers kill 12-year-old Palestinian with rubber bullet during clashes in central West Bank
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 10:39

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- A 12-year-old Palestinian was killed Tuesday evening during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the town of al-Ram north of Jerusalem in the central occupied West Bank after he was struck in the heart by a rubber-coated steel bullet, according to medical sources. 

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Erekat Holds the Current Israeli Government Responsible for Incitement and Calls for International Protection
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 11:39

The Secretary General of the PLO, Dr. Saeb Erekat, condemned the current Israeli government for its failure to entrench a culture of peace and co-existence within Israeli society. Erekat declared “Not only does the Israeli government fail to foster and promote a culture of peace, official Israeli discourse entrenches hatred, racism, and discriminatory attitudes against Palestinians. The discourse is only further entrenched by the institutional protection that is given to those who commit or incite violence against Palestinians.”

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PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on Israel’s expansion of its illegal settlement enterprise in and around Occupied Jerusalem
Thursday, 07 July 2016 11:22

PLO Executive Committee

Department of Culture and Information

 

July 5, 2016



PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on Israel’s expansion of its illegal settlement enterprise in and around Occupied Jerusalem



“We strongly denounce plans by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to build 560 units in the illegal settlement of Maale Adumim and 240 units in the illegal settlements of Ramot, Gilo and Har Homa.  By isolating Jerusalem from its Palestinian environs and ethnically cleansing the occupied city of its indigenous population, the Israeli government is bent on destroying the viability, integrity and territorial contiguity of a future Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Killing of Palestinian Teenager Mahmoud Badran
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:12

 

State of Palestine

Palestine Liberation Organization

Negotiations Affairs Department

 

June 21, 2016

 

Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Killing of Palestinian Teenager Mahmoud Badran

 

 

Last night, the Israeli Occupation Forces opened fire at a car in the area between Beit Ur Al- Tahta and Beit Sira, carrying a group of Palestinian teenagers coming back from a visit to the only nearby swimming pool. The incident took place near a bypass road for Israelis, built on private Palestinian land, which is referred to as “road 443” also known as the “Apartheid Road.”

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PMO: Israel Is Waging a Water War against Palestinians
Monday, 20 June 2016 15:17

Ramallah – Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah issued a statement decrying Israel’s national water company Mekorot's decision to cut off water supplies to several Palestinian cities and villages.

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