BRUSSELLS TRIBUNAL

In direct reaction to Israel provoking the Al Aqsa Intifada, on October 19, 2000, the then United Nations Human Rights Commission (now Council) condemned Israel for inflicting “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity” upon the Palestinian people, some of whom are Christians, but most of whom are Muslims.[i]

UN Vote on Palestine's State Status: An Analysis

by John V. Whitbeck on 30-11-2012

The UN General Assembly has now voted, by 138 to 9, with 41 abstentions, to recognize the existence as a state “of the State of Palestine on the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967”.

Persecution of members of the Palestinian community in Iraq began almost immediately after the US led invasion in April 2003. Palestinians were subject to harassment, targeted attacks, kidnapping, abduction, torture and extra-judicial killings by the Iraqi government and militias

An International Conference of “Solidarity with the Palestinian & Arab Prisoners and Detainees in Israeli Occupation Jails", sponsored by the League of Arab States and hosted by the Republic of Iraq, will be held on 11 & 12 of December 2012 in Baghdad.

For those who are seriously interested in Palestine’s UN initiative, here is the revised resolution which is voted by the UN General Assembly on 29 November

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