Organization of Islamic Cooperation body urges to end Israeli prison violations

Organization of Islamic Cooperation body urges to end Israeli prison violations
A Palestinian youth scuffles with an Israeli border police officer during an anti-Israel protest in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank October 23, 2020. (REUTERS)
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Updated 24 October 2020

Organization of Islamic Cooperation body urges to end Israeli prison violations

Organization of Islamic Cooperation body urges to end Israeli prison violations
  • The commission urged the international community to take concrete measures to pressure the Israeli government

JEDDAH: The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) reiterated its concern over the treatment of Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israeli prisons.
The IPHRC called upon the UN secretary-general, the high commissioner for human rights and all relevant UN officials to redouble their efforts both to raise awareness and to address the plight of Palestinian detainees.  The commission urged the international community to take concrete measures to pressure the Israeli government.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.