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Palestinian Christians urge pope (@pontifex) to oppose wall

Maan News Agency | April 29, 2013 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Palestinian Christians near Bethlehem on Monday urged Pope Francis to speak up against an Israeli decision to build its controversial separation barrier on a route they say would cut off their community. “We cry to your Holiness with a feeling of despair and urgency in […]

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FM: Palestine must sign Rome Statute to access ICC

Maan News Agency | March 3, 2013   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestine cannot file complaints at the International Criminal Court until it signs the Rome Statute, the Palestinian Authority foreign minister said Sunday. The ICC was established by the Rome Statute and Palestine must sign the treaty to access the court, Riyad al-Maliki told Ma’an. […]

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Al-Azhar condemns agreements between the Vatican and Israel

[ PIC 13/06/2012 – 10:32 PM ] CAIRO,(PIC)– Al-Azhar condemned news about agreements between the Vatican and the Israeli occupation about the holy city of Jerusalem, stressing that it is impossible to change the city’s legal, diplomatic, demographic, cultural, and religious status. Al-Azhar issued a statement regarding the arbitrary Israeli measures in occupied Jerusalem and […]

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Palestine Should Accede to the Rome Statute (Now!)

Related: Technical problems hinder probes into situations in Palestine – Intl Law, ICC  & The Rome Statute By Prof. William A. Schabas | Oct 31, 2011 Palestine has been admitted as a member of UNESCO. In yesterday’s vote, the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation agreed by by 107 votes […]

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Israel PM in Rome to stop Palestine state

Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:52AM Rome’s Mayor Gianni Alemanno (R) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s (C) wife Sara (L). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to meet Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in a bid to convince Italy to oppose a Palestinian statehood. Netanyahu and nine Israeli ministers arrived in Italy […]

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Boycott Israel: Flash mob in Rome, Italy against Agrexco – video

Rome, Italy, Flash Mob for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Global Day of Action and Palestinian Land Day. Musical incursions in produce markets and supermarkets in Rome. http://www.stopagrexcoitalia.org Source

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Body of slain Gaza activist arrives in Rome

By Liliane Khalil | Maan | Apr 24, 2011 CAIRO (Ma’an) — On Wednesday, the body of slain volunteer activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, arrived in his homeland after being transported to Cairo Airport from Gaza. Hundreds of mourners, Palestinian friends and official delegates gathered at the Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome. The crowd broke into […]

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