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Following suit, some local councils (including Swansea, Gwynedd and Leicester) have added their voices to the movement against Israel's occupation and oppression of the Palestinians by passing boycott and divestment resolutions. There was a spike in ...
Among other critical activities during the General Assembly's seventy-first session, the State of Palestine would pursue efforts to enhance its status at the United Nations and demand that the international community end illegal settlement-building ...
"These four companies aren't only responsible for human rights violations in Palestine, but all over the world," according to SUPER.
Since 2005, Palestinian civil society has called on the international community to campaign for BDS as a means of forcing the Israeli government to end its occupation of Palestine and stop its violation of Palestinian human rights. Minister for Foreign ...

The Palestine human rights movement and its advocates in the U. S. are under a growing pressure because of their criticism of Israel's oppressive and deadly policy against the People of Palestine.1 The BDS campaign was the last straw that led to a ...
Samidoun: The following is a translation of the report issued monthly by Palestinian organizations working on prisoners' issues: Prisoners Affairs Committee; Palestinian Prisoners; Society; al-Mezan Center for Human Rights and Addameer Prisoner Support ...
On its website, the Australian Friends of Palestine Association quoted Salisbury as saying: "From 2-11 October 2016 I will once again walk from Sydney to Canberra in support of Palestinian human rights." "The walk will follow the path of a similar ...
In fact, one of the first real structural, organizational connections we point to is the fact that SNCC, the student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee issued a statement standing in solidarity with the liberation aspirations of the Palestinians in the ...
Hence, the purpose of the bill is to chill speech by targeting the ever-popular movement to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel for its human rights abuses: Palestinian home demolitions; expanded settlements in the West Bank; water cut-offs and ...
On the 25th of September, 2016, the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee submitted a comprehensive complaint to the human rights Council in Geneva, regarding the frequent and systematic extrajudicial killing of Palestinians in the Hebron's Old City district ...
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"I live in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and Israeli police stop Palestinians on a daily basis when going in or out," added Rafat Mustafa, a Palestinian human rights activist. "It happened to me many times and I never saw them stopping an Israeli.
A group of Israeli citizens is seeking information on their government's covert activities against the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

During the past two days, Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestinian Center for human rights (PCHR), held meetings with representatives of 3 international organizations.
According to information provided by the Israeli military and the Israel prison Service, there were 414 Palestinian children in Israeli military detention as of April 30, three of whom are either 12 or 13 years old.
(JTA) - Fifteen human rights and religious organizations called on President Barack Obama to investigate the killing of a Palestinian-American teenager by Israeli soldiers earlier this year. In the letter sent Wednesday to Obama, the groups also asked ...
26 September 2016 - Concluding her first visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)/State of Palestine, a United Nations human rights expert called on both sides to strengthen their efforts to eliminate violence against women as well ...
"The Israeli government and other defenders of Israeli policy have invested tens of millions of dollars into intimidating and silencing Palestine solidarity activists with false accusations intended to undermine an entire human rights movement," he wrote.
While the decision to cancel the course was located within the transparently self-serving but now widespread claim that any discussion of Palestinian human rights or Israeli violations of international law constitutes a threat to the 'safety' of Jewish ...
State of Palestine, speaking as a concerned country, asked whether three years of the boycott of this agenda item by some States had helped the improvement of the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian Territories or had it worsened the ...
To fulfill its human rights responsibilities, FIFA should require its affiliate, the Israel football Association, which is conducting business in unlawful settlements that are off-limits to Palestinians, to move all FIFA-sanctioned games and activities ...
He noted that Malaysia, out of humanitarian concerns, had voiced out on a number of issues concerning the Muslim world, like Syria, Palestine and the Rohingya, at the General Assembly and other related meetings. "Although ... He also drew attention to ...
Syrian Army bombs Palestinian refugee camp Near Aleppo as Battle Rages On ... The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 45 people, among them 10 children, were killed in eastern Aleppo on Saturday. The army says it is ...
Even though the late Palestinian inmate had been transferred to the prison infirmary several times, Israeli doctors and medical staff had reportedly failed to provide due medical care.
On Sunday, Issa Amro, a Palestinian human rights activist, will appear in the Israeli military court at Ofer to defend himself against 18 charges that could result in one to three years in prison.
When crossing from Israel proper into Palestine's occupied West Bank, the obvious contrariety in infrastructure and economic levels is intense.
Not only have these cases continued previous trends regarding the stifling of speech and the retaliation against those who are critical of Israeli state policies toward the Palestinians, they have raised such efforts to a new level. ... Although, as ...
Nations of the globe view the Council as an effective international body capable of undertaking serious measures to boost and safeguard the human rights all over the world, particularly in the occupied Palestinian Territories, the State of Kuwait Envoy ...
students can take courses on Israeli independence that don't have to explicitly mention the Nakba, the violent displacement of over 750,000 Palestinians from their homes in 1948. They can learn about Israel's democracy without an ... When I left Hillel ...
Victoria Brittain, of Action 4 children in Palestine, was joined by Sir Geoffrey Bindman, QC, from Independent Jewish Voices, and Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi to describe their work with the children and the legal background to their situation ...
President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, in making those appeals, regretted that he had to address an issue that had confronted his people for 70 years: the right to self-determination.
Was it the arbitrary incarceration of Palestinians that bothered the editors of the Orthodox Jewish press, which "broke" the story?
Mr. Abbas condemned "the notorious Balfour Declaration," the 1917 decision by Britain, which controlled the area at the time, to support the creation of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine. Mr. Abbas demanded "an apology to the ...
Except that Pacetta is not a human rights worker. Margaret Pacetta is active in an organization called "Glasgow Palestinian human rights Campaign," through which she provokes riots, engages in violence against IDF soldiers, and directly endangers the ...
22 September 2016 - The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has never been about settlements, or about establishing a Palestinian State, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the United Nations General Assembly today, saying "it's always been about ...
LAST month Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused Palestinian authorities of detaining and torturing critical journalists.
... founder member of the Glasgow Palestine human rights Campaign, is being held in a detention centre at Ben Gurion airport in Israel.
Sourani displayed the human rights situation in Palestine especially as the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory has been lasting for about half a century and the Israeli-imposed closure on the Gaza Strip for about 10 years. Furthermore, Sourani ...
Eid, 58, a resident of Jerusalem, founder of the Palestinian human rights Monitoring Group and a regular commenter on Palestinian-Israeli relations, said that Palestinians living outside Israel "have no idea what is really going on" inside the country ...
The Dutch government this week expressed its public concern about the intimidation of human rights organizations assisting the work of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
On September 5, a young Palestinian man, Mustafa Nimir, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers while driving late at night in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shufat, where he lived with his family. To justify this unwarranted, extrajudicial killing ...
Israeli occupation forces and security forces belonging to the Palestinian Authority (PA) have been responsible for numerous violations of human rights, including unlawful killings and torture, the Arab Organisation of Human rights in UK (AOHR) has ...
The United Arab Emirates has called for an open, transparent and constructive dialogue between nations and the human rights Council (HRC), that takes into consideration the noble goals the council is striving to achieve and the interests of the nations ...
Concerning the High Commissioner for human rights' comments on the situation in Palestine, Syria and Bahrain, Tarad stressed that the Palestinian people's suffering from the Israeli occupation and its brutal aggression for more than six decades ...
"It is time to put this into practice and take action against Israel for its continued destruction of Palestinian communities and their denial of rights to Palestinians." Mrs Hunter claims that football fans are 'increasingly' protesting against the ...
Miko Peled, an Israeli human rights activist, will be the featured speaker Thursday, kicking off the Witness Palestine Film Festival. Peled, who ... Peled writes a blog, which urges a "secular democracy where all Israelis and Palestinians live as ...


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