Top UN expert: “Israeli settlements do amount to a war crime”

Palestine Information Center – July 10, 2021

GENEVA – A high-level UN human rights expert has called for Jewish settlements to be classified as a war crime, urging the international community to hold Israel accountable for a practice it has long considered illegal.

Top UN expert: “Israeli settlements do amount to a war crime”

An Opportunity That Can’t Be Passed: On Blinken’s Historic Meeting With Palestinian Activists

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — In an unprecedented and welcome move, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with four grassroots Palestinian activists in Ramallah yesterday. The four activists were Hadeel Qazzaz from Gaza, Aref Husseini from Jerusalem, Dalal Irikat, the daughter of the late Saeb Iriqat, and Issa Amro from Hebron. I met Issa in Hebron immediately after his meeting with Blinken, and there was a great deal of coverage about the groundbreaking detente.

An Opportunity That Can’t Be Passed: On Blinken’s Historic Meeting With Palestinian Activists