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The UN Must Again Choose between Capitulation and Credibility

 by Greg Felton / July 23rd, 2011 | Dissident Voice The upcoming United Nations vote to recognize Palestinian statehood should be a foregone conclusion, especially given the overwhelming support and sympathy for Palestine among the developing world. By the end of May, 112 nations had agreed to recognize statehood, and Palestinians expect to have 135 […]

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Richard Falk calls for listing Palestine as LDC under UN framework

09 May 2011, Monday | EMİNE KART, İSTANBUL | Today’s Zaman Richard Falk, chair of the Academic Council of the 4th UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV), said on Monday here in İstanbul that Palestine should be considered a Least Developed Country (LDC) under the UN framework. “Palestine, a country which has been […]

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Israel seeks to weaken Arab nations

Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:14AM Interview with Dr. Hesham Tillawi of Current Issues, Lafayette Israel and the Unites States seek to undermine the Arab nations to achieve their objectives in the occupied Palestinian territories, says an analyst. Press TV interviewed Dr. Hesham Tillawi, the host of Current Issues TV and Radio, regarding the current situation […]

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No point listening to UN on Palestinians, says Supreme Court Judge

Wednesday, April 13 2011| Noam Sheizaf | +972 Magazine – The Best Magzine in 972 Justice Elyakim Rubinstein The Supreme Court had a nice verdict today, deeming as illegal the Interior Ministry’s policy of deporting anyforeign worker who had a child three months after she gave birth. Retiring Justice Ayala Procaccia, sitting on her last […]

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Goldstone “Reconsiders” Report on Gaza War

04.04.11 – 12:31 Washington – PNN – The retired jurist who headed the UN investigation of war crimes during the 2008 Gaza war now says that he regrets the report’s treatment of Israel. In an editorial in the Washington Post, Richard Goldstone claimed that he is now aware of information that would have produced “a […]

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MEMO To The Brave Nations Uniting To Defend Civilians In Libya…

by Stuart Littlewood | Sabbah Report | Sabbah.biz | March 29, 2011                       Are any of you willing to protect the unarmed humanitarians sailing with latest freedom flotilla to Gaza? The European Campaign to End the Siege on Gaza (ECESG) has issued a press release […]

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European campaign welcomes UNHRC decision to open Gaza crossings

26/03/2011 – 04:49 PM BRUSSELS, (PIC)– The European campaign to end the siege on Gaza has said a recently passed decision by the UN Human Rights Council to open Gaza’s crossings will ”lose importance” if left unenforced. ”Although it has come late, it came in the right direction, and it requires active pursuit of its […]

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European rights groups to hold Friday Palestinian POW talks at UN in Geneva

[ 09/03/2011 – 06:19 PM ]   GENEVA, (PIC)– The first International Conference for the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners and Detainees will be held this Friday and Saturday at the UN headquarters in Geneva. The conference dubbed ”Working for Justice” was organized by the Oslo-based European Network to Support the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners and […]

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UN International Meeting on Question of Palestine, in Outcome Text, Stresses Need to ‘Internationalize’ Issue of Palestinian Political Prisoners

Source: United Nations General Assembly Date: 08 Mar 2011 GA/PAL/1187 Exploring Link between Prisoners and Status of Political Process, Meeting Told Emphasis on Security Disadvantages Palestinians (Received from a UN Information Officer.) VIENNA, 8 March — The notion that delivering security would ultimately yield a Palestinian State actually excluded Palestinians from the political process, the […]

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Arab Nations Decide to Submit Draft Resolution on Settlements

Tuesday January 18, 2011 12:03 by Alessandra Bajec – IMEMC & Agencies Arab envoys resolved to present a formal draft resolution opposing Israel’s illegal settlement construction at the UN Security Council, AFP reported on Tuesday. (photo from Press TV) Tunisia’s UN envoy Ghazi Jomaa told reporters after their meeting on Monday that the representatives of […]

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More Latam nations recognize Palestinian State

PressTV – Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:51PM Melissa Abalo, Press TV, Buenos Aires Palestinians are increasingly talking about trying to ask the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state based on the pre-1967 borders.   This comes as five South American countries have recognized Palestinian statehood in recent weeks. Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru are expected […]

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Probe Into Gaza Flotilla Incident Rebukes Israel | Scoop News

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 1:57 pm Press Release: United Nations UN Rights Probe Into Gaza Flotilla Incident Rebukes Israel For ‘Unnecessary’ Violence New York, Sep 27 2010 4:10PM Israel demonstrated “totally unnecessary violence” during its interception of the Gaza-bound flotilla on 31 May, the head of the fact-finding mission appointed by the United Nations Human […]

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