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Hanan Ashrawi

Hanan Daoud Khalil Ashrawi is a Palestinian Christian legislator, activist, and scholar. She was a protégé and later colleague and close friend of Edward Said. Ashrawi was an important leader during the First Intifada, served as the official spokesperson for the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East peace process, and has been elected numerous times to the Palestinian Legislative Council. Ashrawi is a member of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Third Way party.
Ashrawi serves on the Advisory Board of several international and local organizations including the World Bank Middle East and North Africa (MENA), United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the International Human Rights Council.
She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in literature in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut. Ashrawi also has a Ph.D. in Medieval and Comparative Literature from the University of Virginia. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Plea to UN to Cease Israeli Acts of Excessive Violence
2014-07-09
PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, called on the United Nations Security Council “to uphold its responsibilities in maintaining international peace and security throughout the world and to act immediately to put an end to further ...
(Scoop.co.nz (press release))

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    Roundup: Chances to mediate calm between Hamas, Israel narrows as 9 ...
    2014-07-07
    Hanan Ashrawi, member of Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee, called on the UN Security Council to convene an emergency meeting "to stop the well-programmed Israeli aggression and the massacres of the brutal Israeli occupation on ...
    (GlobalPost)

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      Ashrawi Calls on UN Security Council to Put an End to Israel's Aggression
      2014-07-07
      RAMALLAH, July 7, 2014 (WAFA) - PLO Executive Committee member, Hanan Ashrawi, called Monday on the United Nations Security Council “to uphold its responsibilities in maintaining international peace and security throughout the world and to act ...
      (WAFA - Palestine News Agency)
      1. Ashrawi appeals to Security Council to intervene

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      Israel bombs Gaza after settlers found killed
      2014-07-01
      The PLO's Hanan Ashrawi told Al Jazeera that the "Israeli escalation already took place, and now they have an excuse of further escalation." Tuesday's events prompted the United Nations' human rights office to urge Israelis and Palestinians to ...
      (Aljazeera.com)
      1. Israelis mourn slain teens at public funeral
      2. Israel vows to find killers of teenagers

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      Israel : Netanyahu presents new Middle East policy
      2014-06-30
      Hanan Ashrawi, a senior figure in the Palestine Liberation Organization, said Netanyahu is finding means “to justify his ideological policy of annexing the West Bank or maintaining the Israeli military control of all of Palestine including West Bank ...
      (Middle East Confidential)

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        Israeli leader calls for independent Kurdistan, long-term presence throughout ...
        2014-06-29
        ... pretext, any excuse, to justify his ideological policy of annexing the West Bank or maintaining the Israeli military control of all of Palestine including West Bank, and any development in the region or in Palestine is exploited to justify that ...
        (StarPhoenix)

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          Palestinians turning to UN Security Council to halt West Bank raids
          2014-06-22
          PLO official Hanan Ashrawi told The Times of Israel on Sunday that other diplomatic options were being weighed besides the plea to the UN Security Council, including an appeal to the High Contracting Parties of the Fourth Geneva Convention and the UN ...
          (The Times of Israel)
          1. Palestinians Play the Victim Again
          2. Kidnapped Israeli teenagers: Arrests, anger and a deadly raid in the heart of ...
          3. Israel's tyranny over Palestine an abomination

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          80 Palestinians arrested in Hamas kidnapping
          2014-06-16
          Asked about Mr Netanyahu's claim that Hamas carried out the kidnapping, Hanan Ashrawi, a senior Palestinian official, said “this is something we have no information on”. In its first statement on the issue, Hamas referred to “the success of the ...
          (Scotsman)
          1. About 80 Palestinians arrested after kidnappings

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          Jerusalem: one city, two capitals for two people
          2014-06-11
          The veteran Palestinian legislator Hanan Ashrawi called the Australian move “absolutely disgraceful and shocking.” Interestingly enough, the Australian position does not claim that Israel has any legal right to East Jerusalem, nor does it condone the ...
          (Al-Arabiya)
          1. Comment: Brandis out of step with international consensus on East Jerusalem

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