NEW Media Brief- Denied the Right to Rest in Peace: the occupying power’s desecration of Al-Yousifieh Islamic Cemetery & its ongoing violations against occupied #Jerusalem and its Palestinian citizens shar.es/aWjjMW#Palestine
On October 14th @netflix launched the #Palestinian Stories collection including a lineup of award-winning films by Palestinian filmmakers or about Palestinian Stories.The collection launched with 32 films w/ more to be added over the next few weeks @UNabout.netflix.com/en/news/ne…
On a peaceful solution to the Question of Palestine, at the #UNGA President Abbas called on the SG @antonioguterres to convene an international peace conference under the sole auspices of the international Quartet;
“From this podium I call on sons & daughters of #Palestine everywhere around the world to cont.pursuit of their peaceful & popular struggle that has shown the true image of valiant #Palestinian ppl striving for freedom & independence by resisting occupation & #apartheid” #UNGA
“...This colonial regime it (#Israel) has established on our land will disappear, regardless of how long it takes.We will not allow them to hijack our lives and kill our people’s dreams, hopes & aspirations to realize freedom and independence...” Pres. #Abbas#UNGA 🇵🇸 #Palestine
“...Israel,the occupying Power, enacts laws & holds court hearings to unlawfully & forcibly displace #Palestinians from #SheikhJarrah & #Silwan in #Jerusalem, which can only be characterized under int. law as ethnic cleansing, which constitutes a crime under int. law..” #UNGA
🚨Breaking: Pres. #Abbas statement to #UNGA “This year is 73rd ann. of #Nakba. More than 1/2 the #Palestinian ppl were uprooted from their land...Myself, my family and many others still possess the deeds to our land. These deeds are registered in @UN records. Here is that deed..”
On the margins of the #UNGA at the Protection of children, invisible victims of armed conflict and COVID-19 High level Event, Dr.Riad Malki urged the SG to add Israel on the list of parties that commit grave violations against children;
On the margins of the #UNGA and before the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter, Dr.Riad Malki reaffirmed Palestine’s unwavering commitment to the Charter, its purposes, and principles, including constructive multilateralism;
The State of #Palestine, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates, Dr. Riyad al-Maliki, @pmofa, met w/ @UNinSouthAfrica Minister of International Relations & Cooperation met on the sidelines of #UNGA for bilateral relations and international cooperation between both States.
Today, Dr Naledi Pandor, SA’s Minister of International Relations & Cooperation met with Dr Riyad al-Maliki, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the State of Palestine on the sidelines of #UNGA@Palestine_UN#SAatUN 🇵🇸🇿🇦
Photo: Katloho Maifadi (DIRCO)
From the halls of the #UNGA76, Dr.Riad Malki reaffirms that it is always the right time to make peace. Declaring that peace is not within reach accepts the cynical narrative promoted by Israel precisely to prolong its illegal occupation and oppression of the Palestinian people;
Not only is it "not fair" in terms of what #Israel is doing to the #Palestinians, but it is down right illegal and violates several @UN resolutions, international law, and is a blatant violation of human rights law. Can we just say modern day #apartheid? Thank you @johnlegend
"We should hold [Israel] to a higher standard. What they're doing with the Palestinian people is not fair & it shouldn't be done in our name, with our resources contributing..."
@johnlegend to me tonight, on @MSNBC, on why he speaks out for Palestinians: