Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

United Nations

Important NGO reports (September 2012)

Below are some recently issued reports on the Palestinian issue that will be of interest to our supporters. 1. UN Country Team in the occupied Palestinian territories: “Gaza in 2020 A liveable place?” (August 2012) 2. Breaking the Silence: “Children and Youth – Soldiers’ Testimonies 2005-2011” (August 2012) 3. Alternative Information Center: “Outposts and Price Tag Violence: A Blow Upon a Bruise” (September 2012) 4. Al-Haq: “Pillage of the Dead Sea: Israel’s Unlawful Exploitation of Natural Resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” (September 2012) 5. Addameer: “Quarterly Update on Palestinian Prisoners” (August 2012)

Gaza family, victims of Israeli war crimes, appeal to British Queen to remove “blood diamond”

The Sammoni family, 29 members of which were killed by the Israeli military in Gaza in 2009, have issued an appeal to the British Queen to remove the Steinmetz Forevermark Jubilee Diamond which De Beers put on display in the Tower of London to mark the Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee. In total, 29 members of the Sammoni family were killed by the Givati Brigade of the Israeli army during the Israeli assault on Gaza (Operation Cast Lead) in December 2008 – January 2009. 21 were killed in a single airstrike on a building in which the family were taking cover, … Continue reading

Some important NGO and political reports

Below are some recently issued, and some leaked, reports on the Palestinian issue that will be of interest to our supporters. 1. Leaked EU internal report: “Area C and Palestinian State building” (July 2011) 2. Leaked EU Heads of Mission report: “East Jerusalem” (December 2011) 3. UN OCHA factsheet: “Demolitions and Forced Displacement in the Occupied West Bank” (January 2012) 4. French Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee report: “Water: Evidence of a New Apartheid in the Middle East” (January 2012) 5. ADDAMEER report: “Quarterly Update on Palestinian Prisoners (15 October 2011 – 15 January 2012)” (Januray 2012) 6. Inter-Parliamentary Union report: … Continue reading

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