Welcome Palestine to the community of nations
The United Nations General Assembly has voted in favour of upgrading the Palestinians status to that of a non-member observer state.
Palestinians were previously listed as a UN observer "entity" with no voting rights.
The new status is an indirect recognition of the Palestinians' claims on
statehood in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. It allows us to join a number of UN agencies, as well as the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Congratulations everyone. There is a lot to do once today's party is over. Let's do it with love, compassion and understanding. This is a good step for both ordinary Palestinians and Israelis who just want to have a normal life free from the war and occupation
Supporters are now helping to
The Knesset approved the first reading of the infamous Prawer Plan - a blueprint for removing 40,000 Bedouin people from their ancestral homeland. This massive violation of human rights just got a big step closer to reality. But it's not too late to stop it: if we act now, we can make a difference. We can't wait for one person to do everything for us. If each one of us take one small act (take a…
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