Tag: Palestinian Authority

EU allocates over €22 million to help Palestinians in need

EU allocates over €22 million to help Palestinians in need

| July 9, 2020

The EU has announced €22.7 million in humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable people in Palestine, who are increasingly threatened by violence, hardship and a lack of essential services. Already affected by movement restrictions prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the coronavirus has exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Crisis […]

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#Israel – ‘There is a thin line between aspiration and delusion’

#Israel – ‘There is a thin line between aspiration and delusion’

| July 7, 2020

All of us seek to encourage aspiration, but we also regard it as a duty to tell others that they are being deluded, writes Rabbi Menachem Margolin (pictured). And yet nobody in the international community is willing to have this conversation with the Palestinian Leadership. What is this delusion? It is the “all or nothing” […]

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European Parliament passes resolutions condemning Palestinian failure to stop hate in school textbooks

European Parliament passes resolutions condemning Palestinian failure to stop hate in school textbooks

| May 18, 2020

The resolutions were adopted as amendments by the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control by MEPs across the EU political spectrum including members of the three largest political groups, the Center-Right European People’s Party (EPP), the left leaning Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the liberal Renew Europe (RE) party. The resolutions were passed by over […]

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#MEPP – EU calls for a negotiated and viable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

#MEPP – EU calls for a negotiated and viable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

| January 30, 2020

The EU’s High Representative Josep Borrell responds to the US and Israel’s joint proposal for a Middle East Peace Process. The proposal has been widely criticized as it adopts all of Israel’s demands and no Palestinian demands. It also ignores several UN resolutions where settlements build in the occupied territory are considered to be illegal. […]

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#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

#Illegal – EU condemns Israelis granting of additional 2,000 housing units in occupied West Bank

| August 8, 2019

Israeli authorities have approved the advancement of well over 2.000 housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The European Union’s position on Israeli settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory is clear and remains unchanged: all settlement activity is illegal under international law and it erodes the viability of the two-state solution […]

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Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

| July 19, 2019

A Spanish MEP, Manuel Pineda (3rd from left), member of the Groupd of United Left/Nordic Green Left, hosted in the European parliament in Brussels – without any problem –  two senior members of the PFLP, Khaled Barakat (2nd from L) and Mohammad al-Khatib (right), as well as his wife, Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun, […]

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#Israel: ‘Israeli settlements in Palestine jeopardize possibility of two-state solution and peace-building process’

#Israel: ‘Israeli settlements in Palestine jeopardize possibility of two-state solution and peace-building process’

During a visit to Israel and Palestine by the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee, both sides of the conflict confirmed their willingness to start fresh peace talks without preconditions. The Socialists and Democrats Group MEPs participating in the Delegation, Arne Lietz (Germany) and Gilles Pargneaux (France), welcomed these statements. However, they also warned that both […]

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