With fears growing of a “full-scale war” between Israel and the Palestinians, here is a look at the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
“We were laughing and having fun, when suddenly they began to bomb us, everything around us caught fire.”
‘We urge Israel and Palestine to return to the negotiation table to ease conflict and map out a peaceful and sustainable future.’
As running battles between Israeli forces and Palestinian citizens continue on Monday, the situation could have some serious repercussions in South Africa
Critics say as the ‘occupying power,’ Israel can’t cherry-pick its obligations while ‘undermining every facet of Palestinian self-rule’ — especially during a pandemic.
DIRCO Minister Naledi Pandor told
a virtual UN session that there are currently 17 territories whose people have not yet attained a full measure of self-government across the globe.
Morocco has occupied much of the resource-rich territory since 1975 in defiance of the United Nations and the international community.
UNICEF, the UN’s agency for children, also condemned the killing of Abu Aalya.
The harrowing report gives an account of the trauma both families and soldiers suffer as they describe midnight raids in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Amnesty International USA said advocates of boycotts should be allowed to express their views freely without harassment, threats of prosecution or criminalization.
Once the face of the Oslo Accords, the ultimately failed attempt to forge a permanent peace deal with Israel and establish an independent Palestinian state, Erekat held the title of chief Palestinian negotiator since the early 90s, when he became involved in the early rounds of talks.
The EU said the devastating impact is particularly harsh on children, women, and families, and is in “clear violation of international law and basic human rights.”
“The common measuring stick used by the UN to evaluate how people live is human dignity, and Gaza has been without human dignity for years now,” says the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories.
Internationalism has a long tradition in the British trade union movement. In the ’60s, trade unionists were amongst the first to respond to the ANC’s call for a boycott of apartheid South Africa.
“Transforming Israel from an ethno-religious, ‘apartheid state’ into a genuinely democratic entity should be the objective of every single person who believes in liberal democracy.”
Dozens of Palestinians were recently displaced because Israeli authorities destroyed their homes, even as Covid-19 cases increased by a third, the UN says.
The ANC has called on the Speaker of Parliament to hold high-level talks with Mogoeng following his comments
Analysts say both moves could prove harder to implement in the short term than anticipated.
Donald Trump thinks he’s got the blueprint to mend relations between Israel and Palestine with his peace plan. But DIRCO seems to disagree.
This was the second time that Kamil Suleiman had attempted to gain the Guinness record.
The South African government has announced its renewed commitment to a just and lasting solution to the question of Palestine.
Jibril Rajoub vowed to fight and appeal against the ban which he believes is ‘unjust’, ‘political’ and an ‘Israeli decision’.
Not everyone in Israel is a fan of African people. In fact, some government officials are unbelievably racist.
Naidoo says the Israel government claimed she was coming to do “harm”.
A very special welcome after Israel denied her entry.