Yesterday, the 23rd of July, the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva held a special session on the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem.

WILPF attended and wrote the following summary of the session.

One week ago WILPF released a position statement on the crisis and in the last day sent an open letter to the UN Security Council members and the Israeli and Palestinian Missions in New York calling for an immediate cessation of the conflict amongst other things.

Read WILPF’s position statement and open letter.