International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People


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Solidarity with the Palestinian People, International Day of

November 29
In 1977, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared November 29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. On December 1, 2000, the Assembly reaffirmed the U.N.'s responsibility to work towards the peaceful creation of a Palestinian homeland and lauded those countries that observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
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AFP / MOHAMMED ABED) JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) celebrated International day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in Jeddah on Thursday, December 7, which is observed on November 29 annually.
It is high time for the EU and the member states to recognise an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital," he said in a statement to mark International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
TAP) -- On the occasion of the celebration on Wednesday of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, the House of People's Representatives (HPR) released on Wednesday night a statement of support for the struggle of the Palestinian people, read by first Deputy-Speaker Abdelfattah Mourou during the budget debates.
Resistance and legitimate defense were the only possible ways to confront dominance of the occupying enemy and putting an end to the Zionist aggression," Qassemi said on Wednesday on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on November 29.
Although it is a celebratory day for Israel, November 29 also marks International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, observed annually by the United Nations.
We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians," Mandela famously said in a speech for International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, in Pretoria in 1997.
Speaking at a meeting held on the occasion of the celebration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, the Palestinian diplomat recalled the serious abuses suffered by Palestinians.
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed annually on November 29 in the various UN headquarters located in New York City in the United States, Geneva in Switzerland, and Vienna in Austria.
That same day marked the annual UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
They came to participate in a weeklong event to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which falls Nov.
Israeli leaders also cannot afford to forget that on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, on the 4th of December 1997, Mandela assembled a group called 'South Africans for Palestinians' to express their solidarity.
Assaf came to New York to participate in events related to the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and appeared in a UN concert on Monday night with Palestinian vocalist and flautist Nai Barghouti.

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