Int’l delegation in Gaza soon to issue declaration against blockade

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[ 12/11/2011 – 08:29 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– About 200 parliamentary and political figures from different countries are expected to arrive in the besieged Gaza Strip on 21 November, according to a spokesman for the European campaign to end Gaza siege.

Spokesman for the campaign Rami Abdo told Al-Kitab satellite channel on Thursday that these figures would visit Gaza as one delegation to issue the universal declaration against Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip.

The delegation will represents all continents with participation from the US, South Africa, Europe, Asia and Arab countries, spokesman Abdo stated, adding that high-level officials from Arab revolutionary councils will be among the participants.

The international delegation will hold a special meeting with Palestinian lawmakers from Gaza and the West Bank during which a statement against Gaza siege and every blockade imposed on any nation will be read. The statement will be deposited later as a universal declaration with the UN human rights council.

The participants are due to flock from their countries into Cairo on 18 of this month before they enter Gaza on a three-day visit during which they will also meet with Palestinian officials and citizens.

Source and more at the Palestinian Information Center

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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.

Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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