UN gathers legal experts to plan campaign against Israel

A UN committee on Palestinian rights today wrapped up a 2-day conference in Geneva where legal experts and a Palestinian cabinet minister exchanged plans on waging a legal campaign against Israel in international courts and organizations. Speakers at the “Roundtable on Legal Aspects of the Question of …

Issue 105: Seminar on Humanitarian Assistance to the Palestinian People

he Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) convened a seminar last week on humanitarian assistance to Palestinians.  For a day and a half, UN officials, Palestinian representatives, government delegates and some non-governmental organizations discussed how Israel — and Israel …

Issue 95: The CEIRPP on the Separation Barrier

News: In a recent letter to Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) expressed its opposition to the separation wall Israel is building along its border with the West Bank.  The CEIRPP was established in 1975 by the General Assembly, …

Issue 17: 21st annual UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

November 29th marked the 21st annual UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. UN headquarters in New York, Geneva, and Vienna were turned over to speakers from the League of Arab States, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, and to the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable …