Days of Palestine

Saturday, June 10

Palestinian and European Civil Society Organizations Call EU to Hold Israel Accountable

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Palestinian and European civil society organizations called on the European Union to hold Israel accountable for its violations in the occupied Palestinian territories.

More than 20 Palestinian and 40 European civil society organizations wrote a letter to Josep Borrell, the Representative of the EU Foreign Policy and Security and foreign ministers of European Union Member declared: “We express our deep concern regarding the decision to renew the EU – Israel Association Council, which seeks to resume formal dialogue and strengthen cooperation with Israel and mainstream the very problematic “Abraham Accords”.

The letter stated that the renewal of the Association Council will further normalize authoritarian and oppressive practices instead of democratic values and human rights, and will continue to omit the entrenching Israeli violations under International Law that are being committed against the Palestinian people.