Author: Abbes

Mathematician, Director of research in Paris, Secretary of AURDIP

Joint Statement General Debate of the 22nd Session of the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

On 8 December 2023, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Defense for Children International-Palestine, Palestinian Centre for Human Rights and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) delivered a joint statement at the General Debate of the 22nd session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, in New York.

Bisan Lecture Series – Etienne Balibar – Palestine, Ukraine and other wars of extermination: the local and the global

The next Bisan Lecture webinar will take place on December 13 at 7pm Palestine time (6pm Central European Time, 12 noon US Eastern time). We will have the pleasure to welcome Prof. Etienne Balibar (Paris-Ouest University) who will speak (in English with simultaneous Arabic translation for those who wish) on “Palestine, Ukraine and other wars of extermination: the local and the global”. You can register here.

Israel is not fighting against Hamas but against civilians, implementing a criminal policy of bombings

On Saturday, 2 December 2023, Israel bombed the neighborhood of Shuja’iyeh in Gaza City. The IDF Spokesperson declared that the goal was to kill Wissam Farhat, defining him as “the commander of Hamas’ Shuja’iyeh Battalion” who “led the battalion in Operation Protective Edge,” participated in planning attacks on Israelis, “took part in planning the ruthless attack in Israeli territory on 7 October, and sent the Nukhbah terrorists to the kibbutz and outpost of Nahal Oz that day.”

The Second Preliminary Report on the Cultural Sector Damage – War on Gaza Strip, October 7th – December 6th, 2023

During this genocidal war, all aspects of life are targeted without exception. As usual, the cultural life of the country is targeted as part of this relentless war against our people, which essentially aims to complete the Nakba plan that began in 1948. The grandson of the gang’s soldier who bombed the Red Cinema in Jaffa seventy-five years ago destroyed the Rashad Al-Shawwa Center in Gaza, and the same mentality that targeted the National Museum in Jerusalem during the Nakba days later targeted the Qarara Museum and the “Museum” afterward – Dr. Atef Abu Saif, Palestinian writer and the Palestinian Minister of Culture.