Palestinians ask UN to demand Israel end settlements

The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

Palestine Statehood

Pressure is building for a diplomatic solution between Palestinians and Israelis. In New York, the Palestinian foreign minister voiced confidence that his delegation would muster the minimum nine votes needed to win UN Security Council support for Palestinian statehood. Security Council resolutions need nine votes from the 15-nation body to pass, but the United States […]

Shah Alam Declaration 2010

We the civil society representatives of the peoples of East Asia and South-East Asia, gathered in Shah Alam , Malaysia on 3-4 November 2010, having discussed and deliberated on the Asian Caravan to Gaza in support of the Palestinian National Liberation struggle hereby declare: The Palestinian struggle for freedom is the defining & central geopolitical […]