USA seeks European support for anti-Hamas United Nations resolution

USA seeks European support for anti-Hamas United Nations resolution

USA seeks European support for anti-Hamas United Nations resolution

"The Council members condemn all violence and hostilities directed against civilians and all acts of terrorism", Ma, also China's permanent representative to the United Nations, said at the special commemorative meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

While delivering a pro-Palestine address at the United Nations on Wednesday, Hill called for a "free Palestine".

However, at least 235 Palestinians in Gaza have been killed since March, mostly by Israeli fire, but also by air and tank strikes.

The day, which the General Assembly has marked since 1978, falls on November 29, the same day that the United Nations adopted Resolution 181, the Partition Plan for Palestine, in 1947.

Secretary-General, has observed that, the decades-long Palestinian struggle for self-determination, independence and a life of dignity faces numerous obstacles. The world rejoiced as the elusive two-state solution finally seemed inevitable. The extent of Israel's colonization of the Palestinian territories, in violation of global law and to the condemnation of the whole world, made a viable Palestinian state practically impossible.

The rally leaders warned that if Israel does not ease the blockade that it has been imposing on the Gaza Strip since 2007, the protests would re-use the previous anti-Israel means and tools.

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The AU statement said the current situation calls for urgent action towards ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian land. The resolution requested the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and the Division for Palestinian Rights.

UNRWA/Marwan Baghdadi The rubble of demolished Palestinian homes in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem overlooking Pisgat Ze'ev settlement.

Ashrawi appealed to governments around the world and all members of the global community to hold Israel accountable for its illegal actions in occupied Jerusalem.

Israel has demanded an end to the violent demonstrations along the border in any ceasefire agreement. These were the shocking words of former Senator Rick Santorum in 2012, denying the existence of Palestinians, and endorsing Israel's illegal annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories.

He cited the Trump administration's decision last December to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, ignoring the Palestinians' demand that East Jerusalem be the capital of its future state, as well as the cutoff of USA funding for the Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA, and closing of the Palestine Liberation Office in Washington.

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