Tag Archives: membership

Palestine Seeks Full Interpol Membership

Friday May 10, 2013 03:00 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank is seeking a full membership with the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO), internationally known as Interpol, and will be submitting an official application to the organization this coming August. Brigadier Yousef ‘Ezraeel, head of the National […]

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Abu Marzouk: Abbas has should talk about what his people want

[ PIC 30/09/2012 – 08:47 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Moussa Abu Marzouk, Hamas’s deputy political bureau chief said that Abbas should be talking, in international forums, about what he could do and what his people want and to realize the Palestinians’ interests, especially on the anniversary of the blessed Aqsa Intifada. Abu Mazen’s speech at […]

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Britain Declares Their Intention to Abstain From UN Membership Vote

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures Thursday November 10, 2011 15:25 by William Gibson – IMEMC & Agencies The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has announced that Great Britain will abstain from the upcoming United Nations Security Council (UNSC) vote regarding the granting of full UN membership to […]

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Israeli court jails 2 Nablus men for DLFP membership, aggressive acts

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category Universal Declaration of Human Rights Art 20(2) “No one may be compelled to belong to an association Maan News Agency | October 24, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — An Israeli military court sentenced two men from a Nablus village to multi-year jail […]

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European Parliament adopts resolution, confirming Palestinian bid legitimacy

Thursday September 29, 2011 19:47 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies  The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday, confirming the legitimacy of the Palestinian-UN membership application, calling on the EU members to adopt a united decision which supports the Palestinian bid. The parliament praised the rehabilitation of the P.A institutions and its plans […]

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UN expert Prof. Em. Richard Falk calls for Palestine membership

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Maan News Agency | September 22, 2011 GENEVA (AFP) — The UN expert for the Palestinian territories Richard Falk on Thursday called on UN member states to recognize Palestine as a state, saying its right of self-determination should be respected. In a statement, Falk “called […]

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UN Secretary-General Supports Full Palestinian Membership

▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid Friday September 09, 2011 07:44 by Alaa Ashkar & Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, stated that he supporters an independent Palestinian State, but added that UN membership for Palestine is an issue that will be determined by member countries. His statements came after […]

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The Flying Chair

PNN – Palestine News Network – 23.08.11 – 13:06 Ramallah – PNN – Fadi Abu Sa’da – In September, leaders from the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) will ask the UN to grant Palestine full member status – and a chair of its own. But that’s something a new group of Palestinian activists aren’t leaving to […]

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Straining Every Nerve against UN Membership for Palestine

Palestine Chronicle | Aug 10, 2011 Will the PA go through with its UN initiative? (UN) By Josh Ruebner The Roman philosopher and politician Cicero urged orators to ‘Strain every nerve to gain your point.’ The Obama Administration appears to have taken his advice to heart in its attempts to make the case that the […]

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Palestine’s dilemma

Ashfaqur Rahman| July 30, 2011 | The Daily Star An electrifying drama is being played out now at the UN Headquarters in New York. On one end is a state called Palestine. On the other end is a Zionist entity which has the trappings of a state called Israel. The entity is nervous. This September, […]

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Palestine’s UN Membership and International Law

Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the UN. (UN Photo) By Martin Waehlisch ‘Membership in the United Nations is open to all other peace-loving states,’ notes the UN Charter. The admission depends on ‘a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council,’ the Charter continues. The process for gaining membership […]

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PA Seeks WTO Membership

  Tuesday June 07, 2011 02:16 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank in conducting preparations to ask for official membership at the World Trade Organization (WTO), or at least an observer status in the current stage. World Trade Organization The official Palestine News and Info Agency, WAFA, […]

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