On the occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi issued the following statement:
“On behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian people, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to the international community for its continued support of the Palestinian struggle to achieve our inalienable rights to freedom and self-determination. We thank those states that have recognized the State of Palestine and the parliaments and people around the world who have voted for recognition. We also appreciate the religious leaders, trade unions, artists, and civil society organizations worldwide that have stood on the right side of justice and supported the Palestinian people in their attempts to seek a just peace.
In light of Israel’s illegal settlement activities in and around Jerusalem, its deliberate racist and discriminatory laws, proposals and practices against the Palestinians, the targeting of…
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