Brazilian labor unions, political parties, social movements support Khalida Jarrar

We, the undersigned, denounce the invasion carried out by the Israeli army into the home of Palestinian Member of Parliament Khalida Jarrar, and the Israeli authorities’ military order, read by the soldiers, ordering Khalida to leave Ramallah to Jericho, which she would be forbidden to leave – which means, in practice, that she will be detained and may not exercise her mandate.

This is an illegal and illegitimate act by the Israeli authorities, who once again are dealing with the Palestinian parliamentarians with total disregard, as if they had command authority over them. Recall that Israel, as the occupying power, has a duty to protect the Palestinian civilian population in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza under international law, rather than persecuting, oppressing and massacring them.

This only strengthens our repudiation of the genocide committed by Israeli against the poeple of Gaza, and the systematic persecution of the inhabitants of the West Bank and Jerusalem with illegal arrests and home demolitions.

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