Monday, 24 January 2022

Tag Archives: Palestine

UNCHR: Killing of disabled Palestinian man is inexplicable

A senior UN official has said Israel’s killing of a Palestinian wheelchair user protesting against Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “incomprehensible”, as Israel said the man had not been targeted. A statement issued by Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the UN high commissioner for human rights, said Ibrahim ...

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Bella Hadid stands up for Palestinians

LONDON: International supermodel Bella Hadid was unafraid to voice her political opinions in defense of Palestinians with her 16 million Instagram followers. She denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday. The 21-year-old’s father, Mohamed, posted a similar image of the Dome ...

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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

RAMALLAH, West Bank: Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers clashed in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with some demonstrators burning American flags and posters of President Trump a day after he sided with Israel by announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. But at nightfall, ...

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World condemns Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

LONDON: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump shock It’s a move that no other country, save Israel, has backed, since it breaks decades of policy that states the city’s status should be decided by negotiations between Israel and Palestine. It’s also a move that has sparked protests and leaders are warning ...

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United Nations passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination

UN: The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution, reaffirming the universal realization of right of peoples to self-determination. The resolution , co-sponsored by seventy-five countries adopted in the Third Committee session says the right of self- determination to the people is a fundamental condition for effective ...

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Israelis outraged by UNESCO decision on Hebron holy site

JERUSALEM: The U.N. cultural agency declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the latest ...

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UK students on hunger strike in support of Palestinians

LONDON: A group of students in the UK have launched a hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Activists at the University of Manchester said the strike, which began on Thursday, would last for at least one week. More than 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners, led by senior ...

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