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CIR welcomes Belgian parliament resolution urging gov’t to countermeasure Israeli plan

Council on International Relations – Palestine welcomed the Belgian Federal Parliament’s vote Friday in favor of a draft resolution calling on the Belgian government to condemn any decision taken by “Israel” to annex Palestinian lands. The council said in a statement issued, Friday, that the decision strengthens successive international opposing positions to the Israeli annexation […]

CIR Demands LGPS divests of firms complicit in Israeli violations

Council on International Relations – Palestine called on The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to stop investing over £2 Billion in companies complicit in Israel’s war crimes, including those blacklisted by the UN. The CIR referred to the information revealed by the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign in Britain, which showed that LGPS invested over £2 Billion […]

On 10th anniversary of Marmara massacre, CIR reiterates call to hold Israeli occupation accountable

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) called for holding the Israeli occupation accountable for the massacre committed on this day ten years ago in which 9 Turkish solidarity activists were killed on the Freedom Flotilla. The council said in a statement issued Sunday that the world must not allow the occupation to escape with […]

CIR: Israeli occupation exploits Corona crisis, approves appropriation of Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) said the Israeli occupation has violated international law by expropriation of Palestinian land adjacent to the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied West Bank city of Hebron using them for the benefit of Judaization projects under the pretext of expansion and development. the council warned against exploiting the current coronavirus […]

CIR: UNRWA should redouble efforts to confront schemes aim to liquidate agency

In a congratulatory letter to the new UNRWA Commissioner-General CIR: UNRWA should redouble efforts to confront schemes aim to liquidate agency   Council of International Relations – Palestine (CIR) said that UNRWA should redouble its efforts to confront schemes aim to liquidate the agency, expressing its readiness to cooperate with the new Commissioner-General in facing […]

CIR praises US senators letter calling for helping Palestinians fighting Corona

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) welcomed the letter by US senators demanding the US administration to assist the Palestinians in fighting Coronavirus. The Council said in a statement issued Sunday: “We highly appreciate the step of the eight senators in which they refused to link humanitarian aid to political situations. We appreciate these […]