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AS PALESTINIANS REMEMBER THE DEAD OF SABRA & SHATILA, THE UN REWARDS ISRAELI WAR CRIMINAL ARIEL SHARON!

September 5th, 2005--
As Palestinians and the world remembers the 23rd anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacres, committed on 17th-19th of September 1982, the 60th UN General Assembly will host Apartheid Israel's Prime Minister and arch war criminal. Ariel Sharon is invited in front of the international community's most prominent forum to represent a state which is grounded and continues to flourish upon the destruction of the Palestinian people.
Make these days occasion of global accusation and condemnation of Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people and of
international complicity! [MORE]


To the Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. Kofi Annan

Press Release, The Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign

MARCH 13TH, 2005 --
Last month the UN offices in Palestine issued its report regarding the effects of the Wall in the light
of the latest publication of the Israeli Occupation Government’s “modifications”. The UN’s latest report revealed various
positions that compromise, and even directly contradict, international law and the principles for self-determination and
human rights as laid out in its Charter. [MORE]





Official UN Statement: UN General Assembly votes to ask ICJ for opinion on Israel's separation barrier

Press Release, United Nations

DECEMBER 8TH, 2003 --
The United Nations General Assembly, at the resumption of its long-running tenth emergency special
session on Palestine, adopted a resolution today asking the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to issue an advisory opinion
on the legal consequences of Israel's construction of a separation barrier between itself and the West Bank. [MORE]


United Nations Resolution Requesting the International Criminal Court of Justice to Provide an Advisory Opinion on the Legal Status of the Wall

Resolution, United Nations

DECEMBER 3RD, 2003 --
This resolution, from the United Nations General Assembly, requests the International Court of Justice
to submit an advisory opinion on the status of the legal consequences of the Wall in accordance with the report of the
Secretary-General and with consideration of “the rules and principles of international law, including the Fourth Geneva
Convention of 1949, and relevant Security Council and General Assembly resolutions”. [MORE]


Report of the Secretary-General in Regard to Israel's Violation of the UN GA Resolution ES-10/13 of 21 October 2003 Regarding Construction of the Wall

Report, United Nations

NOVEMBER 24TH, 2003 --
This report, written from the United Nations Secretary-General concludes that Israel is not in
compliance with the UN General Assembly resolution ES-10/13, which demanded that Israel “stop and reverse the construction of
the wall” in the West Bank, and addresses the Wall’s path and the humanitarian and socio-economic impacts from the Wall.
Click to download the report in PDF [71K]. [DOWNLOAD FILE]


GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN RESUMED EMERGENCY SESSION, DEMANDS ISRAEL STOP CONSTRUCTION OF THE WALL

Press Release, United Nations

OCTOBER 21ST, 2003 --
For the second time in as many months, following the Security Council’s failure to act, an emergency session of the General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a measure on the situation in the Middle East -- in this instance, demanding that Israel stop and reverse construction of the wall being built in the West Bank.
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IN DAY-LONG SECURITY COUNCIL MEETING, PALESTINE OBSERVER SAYS ISRAELI

Press Release, United Nations

OCTOBER 14TH, 2003 --
In a day-long Security Council meeting today, 44 speakers raised concerns regarding the security barrier being built by Israel in the West Bank. Opening the meeting, which had been requested by Syria on behalf of the Arab League, the Permanent Observer for Palestine said Israel was committing a war crime against the Palestinians by building an expansionist wall within occupied Palestinian territory.
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