Shehu Sani, the Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs in Nigeria, released a statement expressing a renewed commitment to an end to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
Israel has accused the United Nations as well as NGO “World Vision” of funneling aid to Hamas, redirecting supplies and financial support from the Palestinian people. Investigations have been in progress since earlier this month to determine whether there is verifiable truth to the allegations.
On July 21st of this year, the Egyptian Foreign Miniser, Sameh Shoukry, visited Israel for peace talks about Palestine; it was the first time that the Foreign Minister had visited for this purpose since 2007.
A hunger strike including over 400 Palestinian prisoners in Israel began this week in protest of Israeli’s arbitrary detention policies. The numbers continue to rise after the originally reported 80 Palestinian prisoners began their hunger strikes in the beginning of July. The detainees state that Israeli authorities have been conducting “humiliating” searches against them in …
Israel is being criticized by the United Nations Security Council for mistreating Palestinian children.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he intends to launch a lawsuit against the British government for the Balfour Declaration of 1917. Abbas issued a statement at the Arab League summit in Mauritania that called for aid from other states in creating this lawsuit.
The 27th Arab League Summit saw the situation in Palestine as the highest priority. Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit expressed that Palestine will “remain at the top of the league’s priorities, in order to ensure an end to the violence and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem.”
Palestinian diplomat Abbas Zaki and a Chinese representative have announced in an official statement that Palestine will support “its friend China and support its sovereignty over the waters in the South China Sea”.