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CIR: The Palestinian people will continue their struggle until they achieve their rights and end the occupation

On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, CIR: The Palestinian people will continue their struggle until they achieve their rights and end the occupation   Council on International Relations – Palestine “CIR” said the world celebrating the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People requires more solidarity and support for this […]

CIR: UK to designate resistance movements “terrorist” violation of international law

Council on International Relations – Palestine expressed its strong condemnation of the British Home Secretary’s decision to designate Hamas movement as terrorist, in clear violation of the right of peoples to resist occupation.   In a statement issued on Saturday, the council said that Minister Priti Patel’s decision stood by the occupation, injustice and apartheid […]

CIR calls on UN to obligate Israel to international resolutions or cancel membership

On its 76th anniversary, CIR calls on UN to obligate Israel to international resolutions or cancel membership Council on International Relations – Palestine congratulated the United Nations on the occasion of its 76th anniversary, noting its important role in spreading international peace and security throughout these years. The council said in a statement issued Sunday: […]

CIR condemns Israeli decision, shows solidarity with Palestinian human rights orgs

Council on International Relations – Palestine condemned the Israeli occupation’s decision to designate six Palestinian human rights and civil institutions as “terrorist organizations”. The CIR considered the decision fully consistent with the mentality of the racist occupier by trying to cancel everyone who resists it even by peaceful means. “This decision comes in the context […]

CIR: female prisoners’ situation in Israeli prisons violates international, humanitarian laws

Council on International Relations – Palestine confirmed that the Israeli occupation is committing grave violations against Palestinian female prisoners in its prisons, violating international humanitarian law.   The Council pointed out in a statement issued today, Sunday, to the suffering of the prisoner Israa Jaabis who suffers from serious injuries and from first and third-degree […]

CIR: Labour Party motion historic, undermines Zionist efforts to whitewash occupation

Council on International Relations – Palestine welcomed backing a motion in Labour conference to demand sanctions against Israel for its illegal actions under international law, to stop the UK’s arms trade with Israel, and end trade with illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian territory. The council said in a statement issued, Monday, that this motion is […]

CIR welcomes UK’s Liberal Democrats vote in favour of Palestine

Council on International Relations – Palestine welcomed the Liberal Democrats party overwhelmingly vote in favour of a ban on UK trade with illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and to allow visa-free travel for Palestinians.   The council said in a statement issued Wednesday this vote reflects the growing British trend against the […]

CIR praises Irish Parliament’s motion to declare Israeli settlements as de facto annexation

Council on International Relations – Palestine praised passing a motion by the Irish parliament tabled by Sinn Fein to declare the building of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories as de facto annexation. The Council said the motion is an advanced position issued for the first time by a European country, and reflects the change imposed […]

CIR Deplores European Parliament Adoption of Resolution Condemning UNRWA

Council on International Relations – Palestine deplored the European Parliament’s adoption yesterday of a resolution condemning the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) under the pretext of teaching hate and violence. In a statement issued Friday, the council said the decision follows continuous Israeli incitement against the Palestinian curricula, indicating that the occupation is the […]

CIR welcomes HRW report on Israeli apartheid

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) welcomed the report issued Tuesday by Human Rights Watch, in which it says Israeli authorities are committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution. The report describes the reality that Palestinians have been living for decades, the council said, and it is an important legal document that […]