PNGO calls upon the international community to immediately pressure the Israeli occupying forces to stop attacks on the Gaza Strip
  • PNGO calls upon the international community to immediately pressure the Israeli occupying forces to stop attacks on the Gaza Strip


2019/05/08

May 5, 2019 Urgent Call for Action

PNGO calls upon the international community to immediately pressure the Israeli occupying forces to stop attacks on the Gaza Strip

 

Palestinian Non Governmental Organizations Network (PNGO)condemns the Israeli occupying Forces continuous barbaric attack on Palestinian civilians especially children, women, civilian homes, Cultural institutions and media outlets. PNGO warn that the escalating attacks against the Gaza Strip that lead to the killing of tens of Palestinians including women and children in the past 24 hours, will only lead to more Palestinian casualties and an even worse humanitarian man made crisis. Saba Abu Arar, 14-month-old infant was killed along a 5 months pregnant mother Falastine with her unborn child Abdullah. Moreover, the grandmother of Baby Saba, Ma’azouzah Mohammed Abu Arar (72) and Hussam Adnan Abu Arar (2 years old) were injured with shrapnel throughout the body. Saba Abu Arar, 14 month-old infant killed by Israeli occupying forces In addition the killing of Palestinian civilians caused by Israeli airstrikes against, many homes are either damaged or destroyed and this has a negative including widespread panic and fear among Palestinians in Gaza, especially women and children. As part of the collective punishment, Palestinians civilians continue to suffer by the Israeli occupying forces full closure on the Gaza Strip including the closure of the the kerem Abu Salem Crossing, east of Rafah, the only commercial crossing in the Gaza Strip, and Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing for individuals in the northern Gaza Strip. It also announced full closure of the sea, and prevent fisherman from sailing and fishing, depriving thousands of fishermen of their livelihoods. Palestinians pay the price dearly, turning more than two million Palestinians victims to Israeli aggression, fear and anxiety: • Condemn the Israeli ongoing airstrikes against Palestinian civilians, civilian premises and use of weapons on the basis of collective reprisal which constitute a grave violation of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, which also amounts to war crimes. • PNGO calls upon the international community especially the EU to hold the Israeli occupying state accountable and to protect Palestinian civilians from Israeli continuous attacks. • PNGO calls upon the International community & media to use headlines highlighting Israeli violations against Palestinians and not be intimidated by Israeli pressure

Tags: Economic and Social Development , Global and Regional Processes ,
  • Civil Society platform on Agenda 2030
  • The Arab Watch on Informal Labor
  • The Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND) launched the third issue of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, with a focus on the question of Informal Labor, in two workshops held in each of Beirut and Cairo, which brought together a group of experts, researchers, academics, and civil society activists. The report was produced with the support of Ford Foundation, Diakonia, Swedish Development Cooperation, Norwegian People’s Aid, and IM Sweden. 

    The Arab Watch on Informal Labor

     

     

    Read more
  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue
  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue is a pilot project for the promotion of social dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean Neighborhood. It is a three years programme (2016-2018), financed by the European Union. SOLiD brings together regional and international representatives of social partners as well as a number of relevant partners from the EU.

    Read more
  • Annual Study Week On Trade And Investment policies In The Global South
  • The Fifth Study Week on Trade and Investment Policies in South Countries. The Study Week was organized in collaboration with the South Center during the first week of December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting aimed to enhance civil society advocacy on economic policies in the region 

    Read more
  • The Arab Watch Report on Economic and Social rights
  • The Arab Watch Report on Economic and Social Rights is published biennially by ANND. The report entails monitoring public policies at the national and regional levels and assessing their impact on specific rights.

     

    Read more
  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • The Post-2015 development agenda, next-in-line to the MDGs, will be adopted at the United Nations summit that will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015. ANND actively engages with its partners in the process in order to contribute to the design of effective development policies for the Arab region. Along its works, ANND reflects the need for transformative changes to global governance systems and to national policy choices in order to overcome inequality, exclusion and vulnerability.

    Read more
  • Members News