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Specialists Discuss Voting Behavior in United Nations Institutions Toward Palestinian Cause

Specialists Discuss Voting Behavior in United Nations Institutions Toward Palestinian Cause At a symposium held by the Council on International Relations in Gaza sponsored by the Palm Strategic Initiatives Centre May 20, 2022 In a Symposium held on Thursday by Palm center in cooperation with the Council on International Relations – Palestine, Palestinian and international […]

CIR: European Parliament decision on curricula extortion in favor of legitimizing Zionist presence on our land

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) expressed its strong condemnation of the European Parliament’s decision yesterday, in which the parliament condemned the Palestinian educational curricula, claiming that they are inciting.   The CIR said in a statement Monday that the parliament’s decision is an extortion, aimed at depriving Palestinian education of the financial support […]

CIR congratulates Sinn Féin on historic victory in North Ireland elections

Council on International Relations-Palestine (CIR) congratulated Sinn Féin party on a historical electoral victory in Northern Ireland. In a congratulatory message sent by the Chairman of the Council, Dr. Basem Naim, to the party leadership, the CIR said: “This victory confirms your party’s rooting in the consciousness and minds of the brotherly Irish people and […]

CIR extends condolences to South Africa over flood victims

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) offered deep condolences to South Africa over the flood victims that struck KwaZulu-Natal province. The tragic incident has left scores of people dead and wounded and damaged facilities, homes and infrastructure in the area. In a statement, the CIR extended to the South African people and the families […]

CIR: Israeli Violations against Palestinian children require firm stance from int’l community

On the Palestinian Child’s Day, CIR: Israeli Violations against Palestinian children require firm stance from int’l community   The Council on International Relations – Palestine said that the ongoing violations of the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian children are no secret to anyone, in light of the figures published by the Commission of Prisoners and […]

CIR welcomes UNHRC report accusing “Israel” of apartheid

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) welcomed the report issued by The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, concluding that the situation in Israel and the occupied territories amounts to apartheid. In a statement issued, Thursday, the CIR stressed the importance of the report, which is […]

In honor of his supportive stances for Palestine… a memorial ceremony in Gaza for the South African fighter Desmond Tutu

The Council on International Relations-Palestine (non-governmental) organized, on Monday, a memorial service for the struggler Desmond Tutu, one of the symbols of the struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.   Monday, the Council on International Relations-Palestine (non-governmental) organized a memorial ceremony for Desmond Tutu, one […]

CIR denounces Israeli decision not to allow UN human rights probe into Gaza

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) denounced the Israeli occupation decision not to allow a special commission formed by the United Nations’ top human rights body to the Palestinian Territories to investigate the crimes committed in the aggression on the Gaza Strip in May 2021   In a statement issued Saturday, the Council considered […]

CIR welcomes Amnesty report, calls for imposition of int’l sanctions on Israeli occupation

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) welcomed the report issued today by Amnesty International, in which it said Israeli policies against Palestinians amount to apartheid.   The CIR said in a statement issued Tuesday, that the Amnesty report cancels the immunity provided by the international community to “Israel” for decades, by turning a blind […]