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Joint Statement by the Palestinian Presidency Bureau, the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Office of the Prime Minister
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 11:49

July 03, 2018

Joint Statement by the Palestinian Presidency Bureau, the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Office of the Prime Minister on the Imminent Threat of Forcible Transfer Facing the Palestinian Bedouin Community of Khan al-Ahmar Abu al-Helu

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June 2018 Incitement Report
Monday, 02 July 2018 13:49

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi:

“The real incitement stems from Israel’s military occupation of Palestine and its enslavement of an entire nation. The Israeli hardline extremist government led by Benjamin Netanyahu is responsible for generating a culture of hate and racism in Israel, inciting violence and feeding extremism. Updated monthly, this report includes samples of recent derogatory and inflammatory comments and incitement by Israeli government officials and leaders specifically meant to distort reality and mislead public opinion.”

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Statement of Dr. Saeb Erekat on the Trump Administration's Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council
Thursday, 21 June 2018 16:32

The Trump Administration continues its efforts to promote international anarchy by withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, after having withdrawn from UNESCO and the Paris Agreement, among others. Their choice has been to side with the Israel's colonization of Palestine, rather than the rule of international law and UN resolutions.
Attempts by the Trump Administration to normalize the illegal Israeli colonial-settlement expansion and its other systematic violations of Palestinian national and human rights, the imposition of an Apartheid regime in Palestine, as well as presenting Israeli crimes against civilians as “self-defense”, have failed and therefore they have decided to withdraw from the Human Rights Council.
We value the position of majority of the international community that have rejected US attempts to normalize the Israeli occupation by considering Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, by rejecting the condemnation of Israeli settlements, by withdrawing support to the two-state solution and by even taking out the word "occupation" from their political dictionary in reference to the legal status of Palestine.
The Palestinian leadership will continue to work with the international community and organizations, including the International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice and the Human Rights Council’s facts finding mission on the crimes against Palestinians civilians in Gaza, despite the threats and tactics of intimidation and extortion by the Trump Administration.

 
Erekat praises EU countries' position that rejects latest US decisions on Jerusalem
Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:50

Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) praised the European countries’ psoition that rejects US President Donald Trump’s latest decisions on Jerusalem, including declaring it as the capital of the state of Israel and relocating US embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem.

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Dr. Ashrawi on Israel’s proposed Knesset bill that permits deduction of welfare payments to Palestinian prisoners’ families and the families of Palestinian martyrs
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:04

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi condemned today's adoption in the second and third reading of a draft law that would allow Israel to deduct welfare payments to Palestinian prisoners’ families and the families of Palestinian martyrs from custom revenues transferred to the Palestinian government by Israel:

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