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A second Gazan journalist has died after being shot by Israeli soldiers during ongoing protests along the Gaza Strip-Israel border fence. ... situations in violation of international norms" while Amnesty International demanded an "immediate end" to "excessive and lethal force" used against protestors. ...
In early April, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Israel to ensure that security forces do not use excessive force against Palestinian protesters. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International slammed what they called "calculated" killings and the use of deadly ... Israeli soldiers

Responding to the Israeli government's declaration to the High Court that it will stop forcible deportations of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers to "third countries", Amnesty International's Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Magdalena Mughrabi said: "While the Israeli ...
Israel has continued to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers to Uganda until at least January 2018, Amnesty International revealed today, despite statements by the Ugandan government that no agreement had been in place with Israel to receive them. New research by the organization ...
Spokespeople available for interview. The Israeli authorities must put an immediate end to the excessive and lethal force being used to suppress Palestinian demonstrations in Gaza, Amnesty International said as fresh protests have started today. Following the deaths of 26 Palestinians, including ...
President Donald Trump's advisor on Israel-Palestinian negotiations said the U.S. would offer "an outstretched hand" to Gaza--but only when the ... The rights group Amnesty International called on the Israeli authorities to "stop using lethal and other excessive force against Palestinian protesters once ... Hamas

Several leading Jewish American groups congratulated the Israeli government for the new agreement, including the Union for Reform Judaism, and the New Israel Fund. Mickey Gitzin of the NIF called Monday a day of triumph for civil society groups and Israelis who had fought against the deportation. Asylum Seekers
Following the deaths of 17 Palestinians during protests that started yesterday in the Gaza Strip and the injuring of hundreds of others, Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities to put an immediate end to its heavy handed, and often lethal, suppression of Palestinian demonstrations.
On 30 March 1976, Palestinian citizens of Israel protested the Israeli government's expropriation of 2,000 hectares of land surrounding Palestinian villages in ... threat of death or serious injury," said Philip Luther, Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International.
Amnesty International told me that it “does not take a position on the current application” of U.S. economic sanctions that Trump's administration imposed on ... Finkelstein wrote “By supplying Israel with pretexts for atrocities that were among the most heinous it committed during Protective Edge, Amnesty ...
Last month, Sarah Silverman, a well-known Jewish American comic and actor, tweeted a link to an Amnesty International petition that calls upon Israel to release the 17-year-old Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, who is being detained, alongside several of her family members, for slapping an Israeli soldier.
“Salah Hammouri's detention is another outrageous example of Israel's extensive use of administrative detention. Its use has been steadily expanding over the years of the Israeli occupation. Amnesty International calls on Israel to end its use of this practice, which places detainees and their families in a ...
Also, the use of this tool is not limited to Palestinian members of terror cells that plan or carry out attacks against Israelis. “Even membership in an organization is reason for detaining Palestinians and denying them a meeting with a lawyer,” Sfard said. Attorney Raslan Mahagna of the Arab-Israeli town of ...
Israeli authorities and armed forces carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured Palestinian prisoners and targeted human rights defenders, Amnesty International's new annual report says. 2017 “marked the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of the [occupied] Palestinian Territories” (OPT), Amnesty ...
Israel violated human rights in various ways last year, including the detention of Palestinians without trial, illegal interrogation methods, illegal construction in the West Bank and the restriction of Palestinians' movement, Amnesty International says in its annual report. Amnesty also mentions killings by the ...
The Israeli authorities must immediately release teenage activist Ahed Tamimi whose continued detention is a desperate attempt to intimidate Palestinian children who dare to stand up to repression by occupying forces, Amnesty International said. Ahed Tamimi's trial is due to start tomorrow in Ofer juvenile ...

Case 4000 has exposed the use of detention by Israeli police and court officers in Israel to pressure suspects into breaking, a tactic typically used by the Shin ... For many, the revelation immediately brought to mind the findings of a recent Amnesty International report, “Israel and the Occupied Palestinian ...
“Salah Hammouri's detention is another outrageous example of Israel's extensive use of administrative detention. Its use has been steadily expanding over the years of the Israeli occupation. Amnesty International calls on Israel to end its use of this practice, which places detainees and their families in a ...
Some of the policies of President Donald Trump are described as “transparently hateful” in the annual global human rights report from Amnesty International. Among many other findings in the report released February 2018, the organization accused the sitting American president of “injustice” and violating ...
Meanwhile, Amnesty also slammed “Israel's air, land and sea blockade of the Gaza Strip”, which it says is “collectively punishing Gaza's entire population of approximately 2 million inhabitants”. Addressing the use of lethal violence, Amnesty International noted that Israeli forces killed 76 Palestinians and ...
Any fair observer can compare Israel's response to what Swedish officials say and do regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Israel's response to what ... Last year, Israeli soldier Elor Azaria was found guilty of what Amnesty International called the "extrajudicial killing" of Hebron resident Abdel-Fattah ...
It seems that officially partnering with pro-jihadists was not off limits for the once great and greatly-admired Amnesty International, yet hosting Israeli speakers ... Unbelievably, in the last two years, more UN resolutions have passed against Israel than those focused on Syria, North Korea and Iran combined.
Max Geller, an organizer for the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee, said several groups plan to speak out at Thursday's meeting against any reconsideration of the resolution, which uses generic language and makes no mention of Israel or Palestine. Adotei Akwei, Amnesty International USA's ...
Jewish organizations in Britain have been angered by Amnesty International U.K.'s decision to cancel a joint event on Israel at its London headquarters, ... “We are currently campaigning for all governments around the world to ban the import of goods produced in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian Territories.
The detentions of the Tamimis came amid a wave of almost 600 arrests of Palestinians by Israeli occupation forces since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on 6 December. More than 450 Palestinians are currently held without charge or trial – so-called administrative ...
We met journalists, human rights advocates, Israelis, and Palestinians living under Israeli occupation in the West Bank. ... Methodist, Unitarian, Quaker, and Presbyterian denominations, as well as organizations, such as Jewish Voice for Peace, the World Council of Churches, and Amnesty International.
The Israeli government is considering giving each migrant a reported sum equivalent to $3,500 to leave, with the option of going home or to a third country. ... a letter signed by groups including the Centre for Refugees and Migrants, Amnesty International Israel, and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.
Ahead of planned protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories tomorrow, and in the wake of the deaths of four Palestinian protesters and the injuring of hundreds of others in the last two weeks, Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities to put an end to the excessive force that has been part ...
Bassem has been arrested numerous times by Israeli forces, and was termed a "prisoner of conscience" by Amnesty International, the international ... of the teen confronting Israeli soldiers during protests in Nabi Saleh on Friday, over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital ...
The areas of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem that came under Israeli control in 1967 and were included in Israel's municipal areas for Jerusalem, are universally acknowledged to be occupied territory, where international humanitarian law is applicable. Israel's illegal annexation of occupied East ...
Israel violated human rights in various ways last year, including the detention of Palestinians without trial, illegal interrogation methods, illegal construction in the West Bank and the restriction of Palestinians' movement, Amnesty International says in its annual report. Amnesty also mentions killings by the ...
The Israeli authorities must immediately release teenage activist Ahed Tamimi whose continued detention is a desperate attempt to intimidate Palestinian children who dare to stand up to repression by occupying forces, Amnesty International said. Ahed Tamimi's trial is due to start tomorrow in Ofer juvenile ...
Until last week and President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's de facto capital, Israel, Fatah, Hamas and their common ... Now, in a symbolic move, Trump has ordered the U.S. embassy to be transferred from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that anti-Zionist Israelis see as a ...
Amnesty International says Iran's Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish academic who has been convicted of espionage. ... The London-based rights watchdog said the verdict stated that Djalali worked with the Israeli government, which helped him obtain his Swedish ...
Israel's CyberBit Solutions Ltd sold spyware to Ethiopia, which used the technology "to target activists and journalists, even PhD students and lawyers", ... Oromia and "state security forces in Ethiopia have used excessive and lethal force against largely peaceful protests", according to Amnesty International.
Here is an earlier column by Hedges on Israel and Palestine, published in Truthdig on June 4, 2007. Israel captured and occupied the Gaza Strip and the West Bank 40 years ago this week. The victory was celebrated as a great triumph, at once tripling the size of the land under Israeli control, including East ...
This law pertains not only to the boycott of goods produced in Israel proper but also to goods produced in settlements. Although Amnesty International calls for a government ban on importing those goods — not a consumer boycott — the Israeli government seems to treat it the same way. Could my teenage ...
Going forward, therefore, might Amnesty describe Israeli policies towards the Palestinians in such terms? An Amnesty International spokesperson stressed that the organization has “long highlighted Israel's discriminatory laws, policies and practices, which violate the country's obligations towards ...
The call, part of a new Amnesty International campaign marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of the West Bank, including East ...
In the report issued on Tuesday, Amnesty condemned Israel's use of ... charge or trial,” Amnesty International's Deputy Director for the Middle East ... the Israeli authorities must either charge him with a genuine criminal ... Mughrabi pointed out that the Israelis have relied upon administrative detention for 50 ...
Leading Palestinian activists defy Israeli military charges with speaking ... event in London next week to discuss Israel's 50-year-long occupation. ... at a joint Amnesty International and Palestine Solidarity Campaign event at ...
The Israeli government is taking action to financially punish international human rights group Amnesty International, after the group called for an international ...
Amnesty International's Israeli section only became eligible for the tax ... by financially sustaining Israel's abusive, discriminatory, and unlawful ...
On Wednesday night, United States President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a televised speech from the White House. "It is the headquarters of many government ministries. For many years, visiting American diplomats met their Israeli counterparts in ...
The areas of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem that came under Israeli control in 1967 and were included in Israel's municipal areas for Jerusalem, are universally acknowledged to be occupied territory, where international humanitarian law is applicable. Israel's illegal annexation of occupied East ...
Saafin was released from Israel's HaSharon prison on 1 October ... I left 56 women in Israeli jails who are suffering from poor conditions, especially those that need medical treatment,” Saafin told Amnesty International after her ...
In July, UNESCO infuriated Israeli officials by designating the old city ... groups like Amnesty International worry the trials won't actually be fair.
Moreover, Israeli-run quarries in the occupied West Bank provide 20 percent of ... As Amnesty International noted in 2015, Military Order 418 ...
GENEVA (3 March 2017) - Two United Nations Independent Experts are calling on the Israeli Government to fully respect the fundamental rights and freedoms of human rights defenders and organizations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory ...


 

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