• PMO: Israeli politicians escalate rhetoric to dehumanize Palestinians

    The Director of Strategic Communications and Media at the Palestinian Prime Minister’s Office, Jamal Dajani, on Thursday said that Israeli politicians have increased their rhetoric and incitement towards Palestinians.

  • $571 million funding appeal to address humanitarian needs in Palestine during 2016

    Today, the Minister of Finance and Planning of the State of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Shukry Bishara, and the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities in the occupied Palestinian territory Mr. Robert Piper launched the Humanitarian Response Plan for 2016, to support the humanitarian needs of 1.6 million Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory (opt).

  • Palestinians submit communication over Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity

    Today, four Palestinian human rights organizations whose mandate it is to pursue justice and accountability, delivered a communication pursuant to Article 15 of the Rome Statute to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights, Al-Haq, Aldameer, and the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights provided evidence of the commission of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rafah between 1 and 4 August 2014 following the invocation of the controversial Hannibal Directive by the Israeli military forces. Unlawful attacks against the Palestinian civilian population and their infrastructure and property ensued, killing 255 Palestinians, including 212 civilians.

  • Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Submit Second Communication to the International Criminal Court

    Today, four Palestinian human rights organizations whose mandate it is to pursue justice and accountability, delivered a communication pursuant to Article 15 of the Rome Statute to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights, Al-Haq, Aldameer, and the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights provided evidence of the commission of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rafah between 1 and 4 August 2014 following the invocation of the controversial Hannibal Directive by the Israeli military forces. Unlawful attacks against the Palestinian civilian population and their infrastructure and property ensued, killing 255 Palestinians, including 212 civilians.

  • Newspaper Review: Cabinet ‘ready’ to resign for national unity government

    The three Palestinian Arabic dailies Wednesday focused on the Palestinian government’s announcement, during its weekly meeting on Tuesday, that it was ready to resign to make way for a national unity government.

  • PEX Report: Index continues downtrend

    The 'Al-Quds Index' of the Palestine Exchange closed Wednesday’s trading at 535.10 points, down by 0.15 points (0.03%) compared to Tuesday’s trading session, according to the PEX daily report.

  • Israel's nature authority inspects land in E. Jerusalem for possible takeover

    Israel Nature and Parks Authority (IPNA) staff Wednesday carried out an inspection on a land belonging to a Palestinian in al-Abbasiya neighborhood, in the East Jerusalem Town of Silwan, in an apparent attempt to take over the land.

  • PLO criticizes Netanyahu’s analogy comparing neighbors with 'predators'

    The Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary-General Saeb Erekat Wednesday decried Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks praising the construction of a border fence with Jordan likening his statements to South Africa’s Bantustan system.

  • Fatah leader: Talks at deadlock, uprising the only path to liberation

    Fatah leader in Nablus Tayseer Nasrallah said Tuesday the Palestinian-Israeli talks have reached a deadlock, calling on the Palestinian factions to back up the ongoing anti-occupation uprising.

  • Fr Musallam to fast for 3 days in solidarity with Palestinian hunger-striker

    Fr Manuel Hanna Musallam, priest of the Latin Church in Palestine, said he will be fasting for three days in solidarity with journalist Muhammad al-Qeiq, whose hunger strike has entered its 78th day.

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