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China supports Palestinian right to ‘armed struggle’ against Israeli occupation

On 21 February, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) held its third day of hearings on the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories in the West Bank. China expressed its support for the right of Palestinians to engage in an…

Sofia Orr: “This is why I refuse to enlist in the Israeli army”

My name is Sofia Orr, and I refuse to enlist in the Israeli army because there are no winners in war. Only losers. Everyone living here is losing. In Israel, on the seventh of October, all of us, especially the…

Israel declares it wants to invade the southern Gaza Strip

Israel intends to invade the southern Gaza Strip by land, in Rafah, the head of the Israeli government, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced just now. The operation could begin at any time. The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] chief of staff opposed the…

Saudi Arabia refuses to normalize relations with Israel without an independent Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia told the US that it will not resume diplomatic relations with Israel unless an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders is recognized, the Arab country’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s position has…

What is twenty-seven thousand people?

It is different to think “abstractly” of twenty-seven thousand people, as if it were just another conceptual datum, a quantity, a price, a distance…. than to represent twenty-seven thousand human beings, each one with his or her very particular characteristics,…

Letter to an Israeli army pilot

Dear pilot of the Israeli army, We’ve never met; my name is Andrea, I am an elementary school teacher, and I live in Italy. Here on my side of the Mediterranean, we watch what happens on the other side as…

So that tomorrow no one can say: “I didn’t know”

As health workers, we have sworn to pursue the defense of life, the protection of human physical and mental health, and the relief of suffering, to abide by the ethical principles of human solidarity and to fight any act that…

Palestine: Israel works to relocate Gazans to Congo

For the inhabitants of Gaza, there is no future. After the “war”, Israel no longer wants them there, in the Strip. “They must not be left in the Strip to be educated in hatred, as this would mean that further…

PMPI Urges Ceasefire in Gaza, Backs International Call for Peace and Humanitarian Aid

With the start of the new year, violence is escalating and getting worse, with reports that more than 200 Palestinians have been killed since January 1, 2023. This war has taken the lives of more than 22,000 people, mainly women and…

China continues efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East

China will continue to work with all parties to enhance coordination and galvanise more responsible and meaningful action in the UN Security Council for the early cessation of hostilities in Gaza, the implementation of the two-state solution, peace and stability…

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