Daily Archive: Saturday, July 7, 2018

Return of Nazi inquisition in Palestine
Speaking on Palestine TV, Habbash criticized Israel for limiting Palestinians' access to the al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site for Muslims after Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina.

Palestinian Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud al-Habbash has drawn a parallel between Israel’s restrictions on the al-Aqsa Mosque compound and the Nazi inquisition, saying Tel Aviv’s measures at the holy site violate human dignity. “There …

An Israeli Selected As The Chair Of UN Human Rights Committee
An Israeli lawyer was chosen yesterday to chair the UN Human Rights Committee, despite the country’s dire human rights record.

The UN Human Rights Committee, not to be confused with the UN Human Rights Council, is a panel of legal professionals which reviews states’ adherence to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which forms …

Pope Francis On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Walls And Occupation Block Mideast Peace
Pope Francis said on Saturday that building walls, occupying territories and religious fanaticism would never bring peace to the Middle East.

Speaking at the end of a summit of Christian religious leaders, Francis also repeated his view that the “status quo” of the contested city of Jerusalem should be respected, and backed a two-state solution to resolve …