UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956

UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956

UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956In our first article, UN Middle East Peace, from the perspective of the UN resolutions, we reviewed the historical highlights of Peace in the Middle East from the Balfour Declaration issued by the British Government in 1917, expressing support for the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, till the UN General Assembly Resolution 273 in 1949, admitting Israel to membership of the UN.… Read this Post

أول مؤتمر قمة عربى للتنمية الإقتصادية والإجتماعية

أول مؤتمر قمة عربى للتنمية الإقتصادية والإجتماعية

أول مؤتمر قمة عربى للتنمية الإقتصادية والإجتماعيةفلسطين هى قضية العرب المحورية، هى قضية حق وشرعية وعدل وأمن وأرض وسلام وهى كذلك قضية تنمية إقتصادية وإجتماعية فى المنطقة العربية، فمراجعة للستين عام الماضية تبين أنه لولا حالة الضعف والتفكك والتأخر عن ركب التقدم العلمى لما وصلنا إلى الوضع الراهن الحزين فى فلسطين، إن التقدم الإقتصادى والإجتماعى والثقافى والعلمى والتكنولوجى من أهم محاور التعامل فى قضية فلسطين مع عالم يستجيب إلى منطق القوة ولا يعبأ بقوة المنطق ولا شرعية الحق.Read this Post

Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza

Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza

Crimes Against Humanity in GazaThe United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its twelfth Special Session today after adopting a resolution that focused on the continuing violations of human rights by Israel in the Occupied Palestinian territories, in particular in East Jerusalem, and endorsed the recommendations of the Fact-Finding Mission to Gaza led by Justice Goldstone and by the High Commissioner for Human Rights.… Read this Post

War Crimes in Gaza

War Crimes in Gaza

War Crimes in GazaThe United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict reported war crimes and crimes against humanity after investigating the 23 days of air and ground attacks by Israel Military Forces on Gaza, 27 December 2008 to 18 January 2009.  The UN mission found that there was evidence indicating “serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law were committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict, and that Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity.” The Mission Report, which fills 575 pages, is based on detailed analysis of 36 specific incidents in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel.… Read this Post

UN Middle East Peace

UN Middle East Peace

UN Middle East PeaceThis is the first of a series of posts addressing Peace in the Middle East and the role of the United Nations in establishing and maintaining a lasting Peace in that region.  The basic premise of this series of posts is that Justice and Respect of International Law are essential predicates and foundation for Peace in the Middle East, and indeed anywhere else as well on our Earth.… Read this Post