Dr. Saeb Erekat on Mike Pompeo Statement on Israeli Settlements


International law and system clearly define the illegality of all Israeli settlements, including by the International Court of Justice, the UN Security Council, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Israel's long-standing settlement policy in occupied Palestine falls within the definition of war crimes.

Dr. Saeb Erekat ,the Secretary General of the PLO : Don't Label Israeli Settlement Products. Ban Them


There is nothing ethical in trading in products made with stolen natural resources on stolen land. There can be no meaningful peace process that normalizes war crimes and violations of international law November 15 marks 31 years since the Palestinian Declaration of Independence. A courageous document of national sentiments mixed with pragmatism, in which the Palestine National Council, the PLO's legislative body, declared the State of Palestine's independence on the 1967 borders, and its commitment to international law and all United Nations resolutions.

President Abbas meets Saudi Crown Prince in Riyadh


President Mahmoud Abbas met today in Riyadh with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during which he briefed the prince on the latest political developments in the occupied Palestinian territories, particularly Israeli violations against the Palestinian people, land, and holy sites.

His Majesty king Selman of Saudi Arabia received President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine


President Mahmoud Abbas met today in Riyadh with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud during which he expressed his gratitude for the Kingdom's support of the Palestinian people at all levels and for standing with the Palestinian people during their various stages of struggle since the time of the founding late king, Abdul Aziz Al Saud, until today.

The Whole World Now Witnessed Trump and Netanyahu’s Racist, Annexationist Synergy Opinion by Dr. Saeb Erekat...


Israel's decision to ban Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from officially visiting occupied Palestine (and insisting on oppressive conditions for Rep. Tlaib to make a private family visit) is the outcome of the ideological synergy between the Trump administration and the Israeli government.

Dr. Saeb Erekat on the discussions over Item 7 in the UN Human Rights Council: Without accountability, there will...


Last month marked 52 years since the beginning of the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Decades of flagrant violations UN resolutions and Israeli obligations under international law have resulted in the systematic denial of the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to self-determination. Not only do we have the right, but the responsibility, to make use of all international forums available, including under Item 7 of the Human Rights Council, in order to exercise our basic human rights.

PA’s Erekat censures US envoys over unveiling of ‘fake’ archaeological site


Palestinians and anti-settlement activists see it as another attempt by Israel to cement its control over East Jerusalem. Saeb Erekat said he believed the tunnel was a project being used by Israeli right-wingers to further Israel’s claim on East Jerusalem and advance settlement growth there. “It has nothing to do with religion, it is fake,” he told journalists at his office in Ramallah in the West Bank.