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Palestinian Leadership Response To Israeli Occupation Plans

Friday, 22 May 2020, 6:28 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

In response to the recent Israeli occupation plans to annex parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), the Palestinian Leadership has declared the following points. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the State of Palestine are ... More >>

72 Years Of Ongoing Nakba

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 6:06 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

15 May 2020, marks the 72nd anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) in Palestine. In 1948, Zionist militants destroyed 531 Palestinian towns and villages and took control of an additional 774. More than 800,000 Palestinians were ethnic cleansed ... More >>

Australian recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 11:06 am | General Delegation of Palestine

Following the Australian government’s announcement today that it will proceed to both recognise West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and consider an embassy move after a negotiated settlement of the city’s final status, we state the following: More >>

Extension of Ahed Tamimi’s imprisonment is illegal

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:44 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

The decision by the Israeli Ofer military court to extend the detention of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is both illegal and morally repulsive. More >>

Hundreds of Palestinians to go on hunger strike

Monday, 17 April 2017, 8:01 am | General Delegation of Palestine

Hundreds of Palestinians who are currently being held in Israeli prisons will go on an open-ended hunger strike, beginning Monday 17 April, to mark Palestinian Prisoner’s Day. More >>

Paris peace conference: Renewing hope for two-state solution

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 4:46 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

On January 15, 2017, 70 foreign ministers and United Nations organisations will gather in Paris for an international peace conference aimed at resuscitating the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. More >>

Sgt Elor Azaria convicted of the crime of occupation

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 7:06 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

The case of Sgt Elor Azaria’s cold-blooded execution of Abdel Fattah al-Sharif is not an isolated incident; it is the result of a system of occupation that encourages grave injustices against Palestinians, with extrajudicial killing being just one ... More >>

Israeli escalation and aggression must stop immediately

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:55 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

More than 160 military airstrikes, deliberately, targeting civilian areas have been launched by the Israeli government, killing 41 Palestinians and injuring more than 500 civilians. Among those killed, 13 were aged 16 or younger. The youngest victim, ... More >>

Israel's Colonial Expansion In Occupied East Jerusalem

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 2:01 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

Since the Israeli occupation of 1967, the Israeli government, in cooperation with Israeli settler organizations, has actively intensified a process of colonization all over the Occupied West Bank, particularly in and around Occupied East Jerusalem. ... More >>

Palestinian prisoner in danger: day 205 of hunger strike

Friday, 15 February 2013, 5:09 pm | General Delegation of Palestine

The General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific (GDOP) would like to convey its grave concern regarding the plight of Palestinian prisoners and detainees being held captive by Israel, the occupying power, particularly the ... More >>