Posts Tagged ‘resolution’

MEPs vote for another anti-Russian resolution, decry Brexit party for advocating dialogue

   Nigel Farage and the Brexit party have voted against stronger EU measures aimed at countering “highly dangerous” Russian disinformation. The party’s MEPs cast their votes against a European parliament resolution calling for an upgrade of the EU’s anti-propaganda unit East StratCom, as well as support for public service media. Comment: This is what The […]

GOP Rep. Introduces Resolution to EXPEL Nancy Pelosi From Congress

Louisiana Republican Rep. Ralph Abraham has introduced legislation to expel House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Congress. Abraham’s resolution calls out Pelosi for her “vicious crusade” against President Trump. “Nancy Pelosi’s vicious crusade against our lawfully-elected President is nothing more than a politically-motivated witch hunt and it must be stopped,” Abraham said in a statement. “She […]

Resolution Introduced to Expel Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the U.S. House of Representatives

A Louisiana Republican congressman introduced a resolution Tuesday to expel Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., from the House of Representatives, the latest sign that frustration in the GOP is building as Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Rep. Ralph Abraham’s resolution stands no realistic chance of passing in the Democratic-controlled House. Likewise, Republicans have […]

Florida County unanimously passes anti-BDS resolution after Israeli official tells commission the movement ‘stands for anti-semitism’

On September 24, Florida’s Broward County unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement after an Israeli official denounced it in front of the county’s commission. Resolution No. 2019-445 was introduced by County Commissioner Steve Geller. It expresses opposition to BDS and calls on Palestine and Israel to return to direct […]

EU resolution equating Communism & Nazism is tawdry piece of Russophobia

Yet this is what the European Parliament did last week when it voted a resolution on “the importance of remembrance for the future of Europe,” a text which proves that when legislators try to be historians, the result is just cheap propaganda. The dangers of using legislatures to write history are even greater when, as […]

China and Russian Federation: draft resolution on Syria

China and Russian Federation: draft resolution The Security Council, Recalling all of its previous resolutions, statements of its President and press statements on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Reaffirming the full respect for the sovereignty, independence, unity, and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic, in accordance with the Charter of the United […]

Belgium, Germany and Kuwait: draft resolution on Syria

The Security Council, Recalling its resolutions 2042 (2012), 2043 (2012), 2118 (2013), 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2175 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2209 (2015), 2235 (2015), 2249 (2015), 2254 (2015), 2258 (2015), 2268 (2016), 2286 (2016), 2332 (2016), 2336 (2016), 2393 (2017), 2401 (2018) and 2449 (2018), and its Presidential Statements of 3 August 2011 (S/PRST/2011/16), 21 […]

UN body passes resolution accusing only Israel of women’s rights violations

JTA — Norway and six EU countries voted at the United Nations in favor of two resolutions that singled out Israel for criticism as a violator of women’s and human rights. Israel was the only country named Tuesday as a violator or trouble spot by the 54-nation UN Economic and Social Council during the session, […]

Which way did your Congressperson vote on the anti-boycott resolution?

96% of our House of Representatives voted in favor of an anti-BDS resolution, although 75% of Americans oppose such policies. In a rush vote before summer recess, the House of Representatives passed H.Res.246, which claims that the global boycott movement against Israel undermines the possibility for a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. by Aiden […]

Getting Rid of Imperial Ambitions. UN Resolution to Terminate British Control over Chagos Archipelago

The British authorities cannot get rid of imperial ambitions and appear to be yearningly recalling the times of the British Empire under Queen Victoria. At least, this is what the Chagos Archipelago situation testifies to. Just a reminder: on May 22 this year, the UN General Assembly by a majority vote adopted a resolution to […]

End Forever War? Divest Zionism. US Congress Passes Resolution which Violates Constitution

On Wednesday, the US House of “Representatives” passed a resolution that violates both the Constitution and natural law.  . . . BREAKING: 398 House members just voted for H.Res.246 in a powerful statement opposing the global BDS campaign and its deliberate discrimination of Israel. This overwhelming vote is representative of the breadth, depth and diversity […]

Ro Khanna says he supports resolution condemning BDS because he doesn’t believe the movement will lead to a two-state solution or the recognition of Palestinian rights

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) told Mondoweiss that, while he doesn’t support criminalizing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS), he doesn’t believe that “BDS will help achieve either a two state solution or the recognition of rights for Palestinians.” Khanna is currently one of the one hundred seventy-four Democrats cosponsoring House Resolution 246 (H.Res.246), a […]

US Muslim Congresswoman introduces resolution upholding right to boycott Israel

Muslim US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a resolution that seeks to protect the right to engage in boycotts against Israel, despite sustained attacks by US authorities on that right. Omar, a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives, proposed the resolution earlier this week in a bid to push back against US […]

Ted Cruz Introduces Resolution to Designate Antifa a Domestic Terrorist Organization

Senators Ted Cruz and Dr. Bill Cassidy have introduced a resolution to the US Senate calling for Antifa to be designated as a domestic terrorist organization. “Antifa are terrorists, violent masked bullies who ‘fight fascism’ with actual fascism, protected by Liberal privilege,” said Dr. Cassidy. “Bullies get their way until someone says no. Elected officials […]

Ilhan Omar has introduced a resolution affirming that Americans have the right to boycott Israel

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar has introduced a bill affirming that Americans have the right to participate in boycotts. Although the legislation doesn’t specifically mention the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS), it coincides with an anti-BDS resolution that is currently being pushed by many Democrats. House Resolution 496 (HRes496) asserts that boycotts “have been effectively […]

Chuck Schumer says he supports Senate resolution that denounces the BDS movement

The Jewish Insider is reporting that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will announce his support for a new resolution that targets the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement today. S.Res.120 is a bipartisan piece of legislation that was introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH). It currently has 61 co-sponsors, including Democratic […]

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are backing a resolution that targets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s annexation election pledge

On June 6, five Democratic Senators introduced a resolution denouncing Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign pledge to annex the West Bank. Two of those Senators, Vermont’s Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts’ Elizabeth Warren, are currently running for the Democratic nomination for president. The resolution was introduced by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley. In addition to Warren and Sanders, he […]

Iran calls for peaceful resolution of conflicts in Sudan

In a statement on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi expressed concerns over the growing tensions in Sudan, stressing the need to meet the legitimate demands of Sudanese people and peaceful transition of power in the country. He also commiserated with the nation and families of the victims of the recent violence, saying, […]

Germany’s anti-BDS resolution damages its relationship with Palestine

Jonathan Ofir writes: Last week, the German Bundestag passed a resolution condemning the campaign for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS), meant to take Israel to task for its violations against Palestinians, as “anti-Semitic”. The resolution flatly conflated “Israel” with “Jews”, thus associating it with the Nazi boycott of Jews. There was a competition of “Israel […]

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