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CIR: Deportation of HRW representative serious escalation against human rights defenders

Council on International Relations – Palestine denounced the Israeli decision of deporting Omar Shaker, the representative of Human Rights Watch in the Palestinian territories, after accusing him of promoting campaigns to boycott “Israel”. The Council said in a statement issued on Thursday that the decision is a serious escalation against human rights defenders and a […]

CIR: Bolsonaro visit to “Israel” violates int’l law, contrary to historic Brazilian position

Council of International Relations – Palestine (CIR) condemned the visit of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday to the Israeli occupation state. The council said in a statement on Monday that the visit violates the international law and is contrary to the historic Brazilian position of standing by the occupied and oppressed peoples. “The opening […]

CIR appreciates Corbyn call to freeze arm sales to Israeli occupation

Council of International Relations – Palestine appreciated the call by the British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to freeze arm sales to the Israeli occupation. The call came after UN said Israel’s killings at Gaza protests may amount to war crimes. The Council said in a statement issued on Saturday that the position of Mr. […]

CIR welcomes UN report, calls for holding the occupation accountable for war crimes

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) welcomed the report issued today by The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, which referred to the Israeli occupation forces committing war crimes against peaceful protesters in the Great Return Marches. The council said in a statement Thursday that the […]

CIR Congratulates ICRC on 156th anniversary of foundation

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) congratulated the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and all its staff on the 156th anniversary of foundation, wishing them more success, progress and prosperity for the benefit of all peoples. In a letter sent to head of the ICRC sub-delegation in Gaza, Mr. Guislain Defurne, the […]

CIR values call of Human Rights Office to account settlers for their criminal acts

Council for International Relations – Palestine (CIR) valued a statement issued by the Human Rights Office calling for holding accountable those responsible for Israeli settler violence against Palestinians. The Council said in a statement issued on Wednesday that settler crimes reached an unprecedented level against the Palestinians in 2018. The Council said that violence by […]