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CIR urges int’l community to help Gaza survive impending disaster

Council on International Relations – Palestine urged the international community to urgently help the Gaza Strip survive an impending disaster, after cases of Coronavirus registered for the first time among the community. The Council said in a statement issued, Wednesday, that the crime of the strict Israeli siege imposed on Gaza for 14 years destroyed […]

CIR Confirms Right of Palestinians to Jerusalem Will not be Nullified by Occupation, its Supporters Steps

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) affirmed that the right of the Palestinian people to have Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state is their absolute right according to United Nations resolutions. The CIR said in a statement issued Friday the measures taken by the Israeli occupation since the occupation of Jerusalem […]

CIR condemns attacking UNRWA school in Gaza by Israeli air raids

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) condemned the Israeli occupation’s attack on an UNRWA school at Thursday dawn today, which caused damage to the school and put hundreds of students at risk. In a statement issued Thursday morning, the Council said that attacking civilian institutions, including international institutions operating in the Gaza Strip, is […]

CIR welcomes UNESCO decisions on Palestine, thanks countries voted in favor

Council on International Relations welcomed the two decisions on Palestine issued unanimously by the Executive Council of the “UNESCO” without any amendments. The Council said in a statement issued Tuesday that the members ’unanimous vote on the two resolutions is an affirmation of the isolation of the occupation and the erosion of international support for […]

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 […]