Even before commemorating World Health Day 2016 on 7 April, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) started promoting a series of events to stimulate healthier lifestyles for students and staff across its schools and fields of operations, with the generous support of the United States.
Speaking to reporter, spokeswoman for the International Committee of the Red Cross Suhair Zaqout revealed that 42 Gazan residents including 11 children were allowed to pass through Erez (Beit Hanoun) crossing to visit their relatives in Nafha prison.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) called for staging protest events in rejection of the French initiative on June 3-4. “The French initiative aims at denying the Palestinian rights especially the right of return”, the Movement charged.
Families of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails along with institutions concerned with prisoners started staging protest steps demanding the international Red Cross to cancel its decision of restricting family visitations from two times to once a month.
The world campaign for the support of women boats to Gaza declared May 31 as the world solidarity day with Gaza in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of the Israeli attack on Mavi Marmara solidarity ship.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday called for NATO forces to replace the IDF in the West Bank as part of as part of any peace deal that leads to the creation of a two-state solution.
Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) on Saturday distributed, in cooperation with the Turkish Relief Foundation, humanitarian aid to 1,560 Palestinian families affected by the Israeli aggression on Gaza in summer 2014.