Archives for May 2013

31 May 2013 – Israeli Settler Terror-Demolitions-Arrests



Pursuant to my letter yesterday about the grave impact of Israel’s illegal settlement colonization campaign in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, I am compelled to further draw the international community’s attention to a series of illegal actions committed in the recent period by the occupying Power, and the extremist settlers it has illegally transferred to the Palestinian land, which are exacerbating already high-tensions and instability. [Read more…]

30 May 2013 – Illegal Israeli Settlements and the Prospects for Peace


As we rapidly, yet inconceivably, approach the 46th year since Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian and Arab lands in June 1967, we are reminded over and over again about the roots of this tragic conflict and the reasons for its perpetuation: the constant dispossession, displacement, subjugation and denial of the rights of the Palestinian people by Israel, the occupying Power, and its relentless attempts to forcibly seize more territory by all illegal means and measures. [Read more…]

16 May 2013 – Al-Nakba Day Demonstrations-Settlements-Settler Terror


Pursuant to my recent letters and the demarche by the Arab delegation to Your Excellency in follow-up of the emergency meeting of the Arab League on 12 May, regarding the critical situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, I must again draw attention to the provocations and illegal measures being perpetrated by Israel, the occupying Power, and its extremist settlers against the Palestinian people, their land and their holy sites, especially in Occupied East Jerusalem. [Read more…]