Humanitarian Catastrophe In Gaza: Int'l Day Of Solidarity With Palestinian People Being Observed Today
The International Day Of Solidarity with the Palestinian people is being observed today.
In 1977, the UN General Assembly had called for annual observance of the day.
In a statement issued on the International Day Of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Palestinians in Gaza are suffering a humanitarian catastrophe.
UN Secretary-General pointed out that almost 1.7 million people have been forced from their home in Gaza strip.
He called for unrestricted access to lifesaving aid, the release of all hostages, the protection of civilians, and an end to violations of international humanitarian law.