28 | 01 | 2020

A new report by Gisha – The Legal Center for Freedom of Movement – entitled 2017: Tightening of the Closure, summarizes the measures imposed by Israel during the past year to further limit the movement of people to and from the Gaza Strip via the Erez Crossing. The report includes new or intensified measures, introduced with little or no justification cited, and, it appears, no consideration of the impact they would have on the lives of Gaza’s residents.

The continued closure of the Rafah Crossing between Gaza and Egypt, along with the tightening of Israel’s already restrictive permit regime, has further reduced the already scarce opportunities for travel open to residents of the Strip.

Following...

In December 2017, between the 7th and 31st of the month, Israeli forces shot and killed 10 Palestinians and wounded another 408 during protests against US President Donald Trump’s declaration recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Eight of the dead were unarmed Palestinians demonstrating near the Gaza perimeter fence, none of whom posed a mortal danger to the soldiers...

171220free ahed tamimiHundreds of Palestinians and Israelis marched in the occupied West Bank village on Nabi Saleh on Saturday, January 14, to demand that Israel free the Tamimi family women, 16-year-old Ahed and her mother Nariman, as well as other members of the popular resistance committees who have been arrested by Israeli soldiers over the past several weeks.

Israeli forces blocked the main entrance to...

kke greeceCommunist Party of Greece (KKE) at the European Parliament (EP) denounced the provocative prosecution of 16 year-old Tamimi by Israeli authorities.

ICP, 12 January, 2017

The delegation of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) at the European Parliament denounced the provocative prosecution of the 16 year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi by the Israeli authorities and submitted a question to...

The Working Youth Committee of the WFTU strongly condemns the state of Israel for arresting and imprisoning of Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, because she resists against the Israeli occupation of her homeland. The Working Youth Committee will never accept the silencing of the struggling young people.

We demand the immediate release of Ahed Tamimi and all the Palestinian political...

Free Ahed TamimiAhed Tamimi, 16 years old and a prominent activist in the occupied Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh, whose courage along with that of her family in standing up to armed Israeli soldiers, land confiscation and settlement construction stealing the resources and even the well of their village has become world-renowned, was seized by occupation soldiers who invaded the Tamimi family home on the...

Communist Party of IsraelCommunist Party of IsraelPalestinian People's PartyPalestinian People's PartyThe Palestinian People’s Party and the Communist Party of Israel severely condemn the US president’s, Donald Trump, decision from Dec 6th 2017 concerning Jerusalem, which constitutes a blatant assault on the Palestinian people’s rights, and a clear strike to the requirements of a just peace according to the UN resolutions adapted by most countries and the vast majority of the...

comunistaThe Communist and Workers’ parties that sign this common appeal:

1, Strongly condemn the unacceptable position of the President of the USA, D. Trump, through which the USA recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

2. This decision strongly undermines the just struggle of the Palestinian people against Israeli occupation, for the creation and recognition of a Palestine State at the...

Mahmoud Abbas. Foto: UN Photo/Cia PakMahmoud Abbas. Foto: UN Photo/Cia PakIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful
H.E. Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the General Assembly,
H.E Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,
Excellencies, Heads of Delegations
Ladies and Gentlemen,

I come before you today from Palestine, compelled to sound the alarm about the grave dangers of what is happening in Jerusalem, where extremist Israeli groups are...

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