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CIR: whilst supporting Israeli terrorism, EU fights Palestinian civil organizations with new conditions

Council on International Relations – Palestine said that the new conditions by the European Union for funding Palestinian civil society organizations are inconsistent with international laws. The Council indicated in a statement issued Wednesday that these conditions are consistent with the occupation narrative, which labels the Palestinian people as terrorism because of their resistance, steadfastness, […]

CIR: Saunders statements confirm UNRWA crisis political, not just financial

Council on International Relations – Palestine said that the statements of the UNRWA Acting Commissioner-General, Christian Saunders, confirm what the council went before that the crisis is political, not financial. The Council noted in a brief statement Monday that Saunders’ statements demonstrate beyond any doubt that the United States and the Israeli occupation are striving […]

CIR: US Ambassador statements on West Bank new crime against Palestinians

Council on International Relations considered the statements of the US ambassador “Israel” on the West Bank a crime and a new aggression added to the ongoing American administration’s crimes against the Palestinian people. The Council said in a statement issued Thursday that Friedman statements reflect the US administration’s continued hostility to the Palestinians and support […]

CIR: Celebrating this day requires more solidarity and support for our people from the whole world

In a press conference regarding the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, CIR: Celebrating this day requires more solidarity and support for our people from the whole world Council on International relations – Palestine (CIR) said Thursday that celebrating the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People requires more solidarity and support […]

CIR: extending UNRWA mandate victory for refugee issue, slap to Washington and occupation

Council on International Relations – Palestine, praised the decision of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday to extend the mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA), considering it a victory for the Palestinian cause and a slap to Washington and the Israeli occupation. The council considered in a […]

Irish writer: Europe will not be honest mediator for its hypocrite, duplicate policy towards Palestinian cause

During a meeting held by CIR Irish writer: Europe will not be honest mediator for its hypocrite, duplicate policy towards Palestinian cause Entitled “As the American position gets along with Israeli one, will be Europe an honest alternative to the American mediator?”, Council on International Relations – Palestine held a meeting via Skype with the […]

CIR denounces Ukraine violation of int’l law by decision to open office in occupied Jerusalem

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) denounced the Ukraine move to open a diplomatic office in the occupied Jerusalem in violation of international law and consensus. Such a move encourages the Israeli occupation to continue its racist policies against the Palestinian people and destroy any horizon to resolve the conflict, especially after the Israeli […]

CIR commends Lynk report, calls on int’l community for implementation

“Council on International Relations –Palestine” commended the Human Rights Council’s report on human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories introduced by the special rapporteur on Palestinian territories Michael Lynk. In a statement issued on Thursday, the council described Lynk’s speech to the General Assembly while presenting his annual report as a strong speech that […]

CIR visits AlDameer to discuss prospects of cooperation

A delegation from Council on International Relations – Palestine “CIR” Monday visited the headquarter of AlDameer Association for Human Rights in Gaza to discuss the prospects of cooperation. The delegation, that included head of the council Dr. Basem Naim, and members of the board of director, was received by the Director of AlDameer Hala Alqishawi. […]