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CIR: Swiss Foreign Minister’s statements undermine UNRWA’s role

Council on International Relations – Palestine condemned the remarks made by Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis, in which he pointed out that the UNRWA poses a “problem” by holding an “unrealistic” dream about the return of all refugees. The Council said in a statement issued Friday: “We are surprised by the statements of the Swiss […]

CIR: South Africa to withdrew ambassador to “Israel” important step amid global inaction towards Israeli crimes

Council on International Relations – Palestine praised the position of the Government of South Africa, which withdrew its ambassador to “Israel” after the bloody massacre committed by the Israeli occupation forces in Gaza. The Council said in a statement issued on Tuesday that this position is an important step amid the global inaction toward the […]

CIR slams Prince Charles for expected participation in concert celebrating “Israel” establishment

Council on International Relations – Palestine condemned the announcement by the British Crown Prince that he will participate in the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of “Israel”. The event coincides with the Palestinian Nakba commemoration in which dozens of thousands of Palestinians displaced before Israel was established in 1948. “The Crown Prince’s […]

CIR Condemns Honduran Congress vote to move embassy to occupied Jerusalem

Council on International Relations – Palestine condemned the vote of the Honduran National Congress to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem. The council said in a press release on Saturday that the decision contravenes international law, which affirms that Jerusalem is an occupied city. The Council called on the Honduran state to […]

CIR mourns Winnie Mandela, pays tribute for its support for Palestinian cause

Council on International Relations – Palestine mourned Winnie Mandela, the anti-apartheid campaigner and the ex-wife of South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the council praised Mandela’s support for the Palestinian and rejection to Israel’s racist policies against the Palestinian people. The CIR sent its deepest condolences to the South […]

CIR welcomes resolutions of UNHRC on Palestine

  Council on International Relations – Palestine welcomed the resolutions adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council condemning Israeli violations and practices in the occupied Palestinian and Arab territories. The Council said in a statement issued on Saturday that these decisions come at a time the Israeli occupation continues its violations against the Palestinians […]

CIR holds meeting about transformation of India’s positions towards Palestinian issue

Council on International Relations – Palestine held a dialogue meeting about the reasons behind transformation of India’s positions towards Palestinian issue Tuesday morning in Gaza City. The council hosted Mr. Feroze Mithiborwala, the Founder General Secretary of the India Palestine Solidarity Forum, who spoke from Mumbai, India. Feroze spoke about the far-right alliance between BJP […]