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Abbas urges Ashton to enforce EU regulations against settlements

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article   Abbas praised the EU’s stance on settlements, describing it as compliant with international law and legitimacy. MEMO | Oct 25, 2013 Mahmoud Abbas has urged the European Union to enforce its regulations […]

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#PalHunger | EU’s Ashton (@eu_eeas) calls on Israel to save hunger strikers

Maan News Agency | Sept 15, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Friday called on Israel to “do all it can to preserve the health” of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli jail. Samer al-Barq is on his 117th day of renewed hunger strike, Hassan Safadi has been […]

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Erekat calls for international intervention in release of female hunger striker

MEMO MARCH 5 2012 Senior PLO committee member Saeb Erekat has called on United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Catherine Ashton to intervene for the release of a Palestinian woman who has been on hunger strike for 18 days. Hana Shalabi is protesting against the administrative detention […]

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Statement by EU High Representative Ashton on Israeli settlement approvals

PNN FEB 23 2012 European Union The spokesperson of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton issued the following statement today: “The High Representative is deeply concerned by the approval on 22 February by the Israeli Civil Administration of new construction in the […]

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Washing Your Hands of Khader Adnan: My response to weasel words of EU’s Catherine Ashton – by Ali Abunimah

Information Clearing House – Ali Abunimah By Ali Abunimah February 18, 2012 “Electronic Intifada” February 17, 2012 —  Today my colleague David Cronin wrote about the weasel worded response of the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, for comment on the case of Khader Adnan. Here is my response, which I sent her by email. European […]

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A few weasel words from EU as Khader Adnan nears death ~ by @intifada

Related: WE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN KHADER! ~ Photos & Action Alert Submitted by david on Fri, 02/17/2012 – Electronic Intifada As Khader Adnan begins the 62nd day of his hunger strike, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton might finally say something about his suffering. Two days after I contacted Ashton’s office […]

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EU slams Israel settlement expansion

PressTV – Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:21PM GMT EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton The European Union has criticized Israel for its illegal expansion of settlement units in the occupied Palestinian territories. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Tuesday that Israel’s plan to build 1,100 new illegal housing units in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) […]

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Ashton criticizes Israeli settlement in OJ

[ 06/04/2011 – 06:48 PM ] BRUSSLES, (PIC)– Catherine Ashton, the high representative for foreign affairs and security in the European Union, said that the Israeli settlement activity in the occupied Palestinian land is illegal. She said in a statement on Wednesday that the Israeli settlements in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem were illegal according to […]

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EU’s Ashton: We Must Remain Focused on Making Progress in Peace

PNN – Palestine News Network –  5.02.11 – 15:20 Munich – PNN – Catherine Ashton, European Union High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy reiterated on Saturday the importance of making progress in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. Ashton’s statement came just hours before a meeting of the Middle East Quartet in Munich. She will be […]

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EU Official: “Urgent Progress Is Needed” In Mideast Talks – International Middle East Media Center

Wednesday January 05, 2011 11:58 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Catherine Ashton, the Foreign Policy Chief of the European Union, is on her way to Israel and Palestine Wednesday, and told reporters as she headed to the region, “There is no alternative to a negotiated peace agreement”. Catherine Ashton (photo from EU) Ashton continued, […]

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