Arab League Council discusses Israeli accountability for ‘crimes’ in Gaza


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Nabil El Arabi

The Arab League’s General Secretariat held an emergency meeting on Sunday, 21 August, to discuss the consequences of Israel’s on-going attacks on the Gaza Strip.

The meeting, headed by Oman and attended by Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Arabi, was held in response to a request made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Abbas requested that an emergency meeting be convened to discuss the Israeli aggression on Gaza and the risk of escalation, and to condemn Israel’s criminal acts which have left several Palestinians dead and injured.

In the memo sent by Abbas, he asserted that “the Palestinian Authority hopes that the meeting of the Arab League will come up with effective mechanisms to end the Israeli aggression on Gaza.” He also urged Arab states to act on all levels to pressure Israel.

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Killed by Israeli Occupation 2011



How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all?


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