NGO warns companies operating off coast of Gaza without Palestinian Authority approval they may be complicit in intl. law violations, following publication of maritime coordinates of delimitation

Author: Al Haq , Published on: 28 October 2019

"Al-Haq Welcomes the State of Palestine's Maritime Coordinates of Delimitation and Warns Companies Against Illegal Activities in the Sea off the Coast of Gaza", 25 October 2019 

Al-Haq welcomes the State of Palestine's maritime coordinates of delimitation...defining the baseline of the State of Palestine for maritime delimitation...

...the declaration sets out the maritime boundaries of the State of Palestine for the purposes of establishing its territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf, over which the State of Palestine can exercise various international rights...

...Al-Haq warns Israeli and international companies that are active in the sea off the coast of Gaza...of their possible complicity in violations of international law, where they proceed to operate without the consent of the State of Palestine and that they may be held liable in international courts...

...this call includes reference to recent gas exploration licenses that Israel has awarded to international companies for areas of the sea in Palestine’s EEZ...

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