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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 ...
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 ...
In the wake of the celebrated military victory of 1967, a number of Israeli voices rose above the exultant mood of the time to warn of the perils of triumphalism, hubris and complacency.
First, they are concerned with the dispersal of a peaceful protest on February 24 [TOI report], organized annually by a number of human rights organizations and designed to bring Israelis and Palestinians together, by the Israeli military using tear ...
Amnesty International's Danish arm on Friday issued a damning report on the matter, accusing Denmark of violating the rights of transgender Danes and essentially rendering them legally incompetent by not allowing them to take such decisions about their ...
During his professional career, Goering led a dozen Amnesty International missions including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Turkey, and Tanzania. In addition to his positions with Amnesty as a researcher, ...
We asked for asylum, our asylum claim was submitted but until today we don't have any answer' explains Taj Jemy, a Sudanese community leader who arrived to Israel from Darfur in 2008, and now works for Amnesty International. 'It's not that the Israeli ...
... Thursday the jailing of an Israeli soldier convicted of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian, pending his appeal. Elor Azaria was sentenced by a military court on February 21 to 18 months in jail after an exceptional trial that captivated Israel and ...
She noted the abuses being carried out in countries such as Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad's regime, according to a recent report from Amnesty International, carried out a calculated campaign of mass hangings between 2011 and 2015, killing as ...
Israel's official watchdog accused the government of not using all the diplomatic means to solve the crisis with Gaza before the war in 2014.
The Israeli authorities' administrative detention of Muhammed al-Qiq, a Palestinian journalist is unjust and cruel, said Amnesty International after a military judge approved an order confirming his detention for three months, which can be renewed ...
Abbas asserted that Israel is moving towards the creation of an "apartheid solution" to the conflict with the passing of the new Israeli law legalizing dozens of Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian land. ... The 34th session of the UNHRC comes ...
At the end of October Israeli forces began imposing a 'closed military zone' on the short portion of Shuhada street where Palestinians were previously still allowed to walk, along with a large part of the adjacent Tel Rumeida neighbourhood.
The jury is in. According to a new survey, the vast majority of Canadians do not consider criticism of the government of Israel to be necessarily "anti-Semitic." This finding contradicts those who have been warning of a "new anti-Semitism" in Canada ...
Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs - Human Rights Watch - accusing the group of an "extreme, hostile and anti-Israel agenda." The Israeli accusations against the ...
Amnesty International yesterday expressed alarm over the health condition of Muhammad Al-Qeq, a Palestinian prisoner who is on hunger strike in protest against being held under administrative detention.
Amnesty International added its voice to the outrage over the slap on the wrist given to an Israeli army medic who executed a seriously injured Palestinian last March.
Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and The Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback...More >>. Amnesty International says ...
To connect the settlers to Israel, the government has built a web of Israeli-only "bypass roads" throughout the West Bank.
"The Palestinian government views this light ruling against the murderer soldier as a green light to the occupation army to continue its crimes," spokesman Tarek Rishmawi told AFP shortly after an Israeli military court sentenced Elor Azaria, 21, for ...
[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Sundayurged [text, PDF] the Israeli Supreme Court [website, in Hebrew] to repeal a 2003 law that bans many Palestinians from entering the country, including those who are seeking reunification ...
Amnesty International has repeatedly called on the Israeli authorities to repeal it and to resume the processing of family unification applications.
Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, the New York Times, numerous other media and rights watchdogs documented the atrocity.
London (RFE/RL) - Amnesty International has condemned the extradition from Belarus to Azerbaijan of a Russian-Israeli blogger who has visited Nagorno-Karabakh in the past and demanded his immediate release from Azerbaijani custody. In a weekend ...
Image used for illustrative purpose. United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) patrol in their armoured vehicles in the town of Naqoura, in southern Lebanon near the border between Lebanon and Israel December 16, 2013. Israeli, Lebanese and U.N. ...


 

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