While attending the opening of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva:
Maat Foundation appreciates the speech of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Palestine
Sherif Abdel Hamid: We call on the international community to continue to pressure the occupation authorities to stop the violations
Sherif Abdel Hamid, Director of the Studies and Research Unit at Maat Foundation, commented on the speech of Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in which she spoke about the violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against the Palestinians today during the opening speech of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, stressing that international pressure The occupation forces will continue to stop the crimes against the Palestinian people.
Abdel Hamid added that Bachelet emphasized the increasing targeting of Palestinians and the confiscation of their homes by Israel, and drew attention to her concern due to the very high levels of the use of violence and the killing and wounding of many civilians by the Israeli security forces with complete lack of accountability. Abdul Hamid stressed the suffering of human rights defenders in Palestine as a result of being targeted by the occupation forces, preventing them from traveling, being subjected to detention and ill-treatment, and restricting civil society organizations in a manner that requires accountability.