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... monitor of press violations, The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA), called for the formation of an independent commission of inquiry into the killing of Ahmed Abu Hussein and Yasser Murtaja, who are protected Palestinian journalists under the Fourth Geneva Convention.
... monitor of press violations, The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA), called for the formation of an independent commission of inquiry into the killing of Ahmed Abu Hussein and Yasser Murtaja, who are protected Palestinian journalists under the Fourth Geneva Convention.

Adalah: Naftali Bennett has nothing to say in response to our petition so he chooses to slander and incite against us. Video evidence & testimonies indicate live ammunition was fired at unarmed Gaza demonstrators, raising serious suspicions of war crimes. Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett attacked ...
The ICJ interpreted Common Article 1 to imply that “every state party to [the Fourth Geneva] Convention, whether or not it is a party to a specific conflict, is under an obligation to ensure that the requirements of the instruments in question are complied with” (para. 158). According to the ICRC's legal staff, this ...
The Fourth Geneva Convention was the first agreement among nations of the world dealing with humanitarian protections for civilians in a war zone. Now, unless you have been living under a rock the past few months, you might have noted that in the bloody and multi-sided Syrian conflict or civil war or ...
Such transfer constitutes a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention and amounts to a war crime potentially triggering the individual criminal responsibility of officials engaged in it. The UN Secretary-General has stated that “forcible transfer does not necessarily require the use of physical force by ...

Al Mezan deeply regrets the compounded suffering of patients in Gaza and stresses that the excessive delay and denial practices are in breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention and international human rights law, particularly the right to health, and in grave cases, the right to life. The approval rate of ...
Such transfer constitutes a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention and amounts to a war crime potentially triggering the individual criminal responsibility of officials engaged in it. The UN Secretary-General has stated that “forcible transfer does not necessarily require the use of physical force by ...
Under international law and conventions, including the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (the Third Geneva Convention), the Fourth Geneva Convention and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1966, Israel is legally ...
NAHAL OZ, Israel — With tear gas and burning tires fouling the air and gunfire periodically ringing out from one direction, Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers faced off along the fence hemming in the Gaza Strip for a second week on Friday. Nine Palestinians were killed, including two teenagers, ...
... by approving the construction of thousands of new housing units in Jewish-only colonies, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands, in direct violation of International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention. The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B'Tselem) has ...
This is in contravention of article 76 of the fourth Geneva Convention, which says prisoners should be detained in the occupied country, not transported to the occupier's territory. Just exactly what was Ahed's offence? She was trying to remove the Israeli soldier from her family's property. She might have hurt ...
The transfer of the population by an occupying State into an occupied territory is a grave breach of article 147 of the Fourth Geneva Convention and therefore a war crime,” the UN official wrote in his report. According to Israeli news sites, next week's report is the first of six which will highlight Israel's ongoing ...
... in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, as described in the report of the Secretary-General, considering the rules and principles of international law, including the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949, and relevant Security Council and General Assembly resolutions?
But two of the three are in Israeli territory, which is a violation of Article 76 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Keeping minors outside of the occupied territories means that family visits are difficult and rare. Family members with West Bank IDs have to apply for entry permits into Israel, which can take months ...
Tamimi is being held in Hasharon prison in Israel – located between Tulkarem in the West Bank and Netanya, a city in Israel – in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which holds that the deportation of a protected person (here a minor female civilian) from occupied territory to the territory of the ...
PCHR also reiterated its call upon the international community to act immediately to stop the Israeli crimes and upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfill their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and ...

The fourth Geneva Convention strictly forbids attacks on hospitals, medical emergency vehicles and any impeding of medical operations. “Molan's account also neglects to mention the now irrefutable evidence that chemical weapons, specifically white phosphorous, were used under his command on ...
“The presence of a protected person may not be used to render certain points or areas immune from military operations,” states Article 28 of the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. Additionally, the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court sets ...
Tamimi's lawyer also argued that Tamimi's detention inside Israel violated article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which prohibits the occupying power from transferring people, even temporarily, out of the occupied territory. The judge held that the transfer is authorized by an emergency regulation that ...
The settlements are illegal under the fourth Geneva Convention, which states that an occupying power “shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” Members of the international community view these Jewish settlements as a major obstacle to negotiating peace ...
Between 500,000 and 600,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank in violation of international law. All settlements across the West Bank are illegal under international law, particularly article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which establishes that ...
“The non-recognition by the occupation of the applicability of the Fourth Geneva Convention to the occupied territories and continuing to pass arbitrary rules of repressive nature that will have impact on all aspects of daily life of the Palestinians protected by international law is contrary to the legal scope of ...
He has openly expressed his support for the use of torture and other violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention by both the United States and allied governments, praising those implicated in torture at Guantanamo Bay as “patriots,” and insisting that Democratic senators who question the use of such ...
Since 1967, Israel has revoked the residency status of more than 14,500 Palestinians from Jerusalem using the pretext of its illegal and draconian laws, said Ashrawi. She also denounced Israel's total disdain for Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention which states, "Individual or mass forcible transfers, ...
This is the only place on earth that engages in this type of practice, which is classified as 'collective punishment' and a 'war crime' under the Fourth Geneva Convention. According to the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions, in 2017 alone, 351 structures were demolished by Israeli forces, rendering ...
International law prohibits an occupying power from destroying property, including schools, unless “absolutely necessary” for “military operations.” The Fourth Geneva Convention and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court prohibit widespread, unlawful destruction of property as a war crime.
Under international law and conventions, including the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (the Third Geneva Convention), the Fourth Geneva Convention and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1966, Israel is legally ...
According to the Fourth Geneva Convention, "Individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory to the territory of the Occupying Power or to that of any other country, occupied or not, are prohibited, regardless of their motive." Ashrawi stressed that the ...
Israeli settlements inside Palestinian territories are considered both an impediment to the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, and to be in violation of a number of UN resolutions and the Fourth Geneva Convention. Israel's Culture and Sport Minister, Miri Regev, voiced her objections to the ...
Throughout this illegal occupation, Israel has been in continuing violation of virtually every article of the Fourth Geneva Convention, including the demolition of thousands of homes, detention without charge or trial, torture, daily humiliation at the scores of checkpoints and expropriation of Palestinian land for ...
In December 1992, the UN Security Council “reaffirm[ed] the applicability of the Fourth Geneva Convention of August 12, 1949, to all the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1967, including Jerusalem”. The Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross, London-based Amnesty ...
Article 49 (6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention states, “The occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” In a resolution of September 1969, United Nations Security Council called upon “Israel scrupulously to observe the provisions of the ...
The settlements are in contravention of the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949, which prohibits countries from moving population into territories occupied in a war. The international experts argue that the policies of Israel in the occupied territory amounts to apartheid, and this move by the US is clearly a sign ...
It called specifically for Israel to “immediately and completely” cease all settlement activities in occupied Palestinian territory. The resolution reiterated four previous U.N. Security Council resolutions underscoring the illegality, under the Fourth Geneva Convention, of any occupying power settling civilians ...
No injuries were reported. In many cases of settlers' attacks against Palestinians, forces offer protection to settlers and turn a blind eye to attacks committed against locals. Settlements are illegal under international law as they violate Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which prohibits the transfer of ...
PHROC reaffirmed the importance of family visits to Palestinian detainees and called upon the High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention to ensure Israel's respect for international humanitarian law. It called for exerting real pressure on Israel to bring to an end all restrictions imposed on ...
We also urge the High Contracting Parties of the Fourth Geneva Convention to convene immediately and guarantee protection for the Palestinian people and accountability for Israel.” Ashrawi said that even though the Palestinian leadership has fulfilled all of its obligations as outlined in international law, ...
But humanitarian access is a right not a privilege under the Fourth Geneva Convention and related protocols - not a bargaining chip or confidence-building measure.
The CJEU first observed that IHL itself prohibits acts of terrorism (see Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, Article 51(2) of Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions, and Articles 13(2) and 4(2) of Protocol II).
PCHR also calls upon the intentional community, particularly the Permanent Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) and High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention, to fulfill their legal and moral obligations stipulated in the UN ...
... to be confirmed as US ambassador to Israel. All Israeli settlements on occupied land are illegal under international law. The transfer of an occupying power's civilian population to the territory it occupies is a breach of the Fourth Geneva ...
Israel is an Occupying Power under international law and is held accountable to the Fourth Geneva Convention. The international community is legally obliged to examine Israel's conduct against Palestinian civilians and, needless to say, against unarmed ...
CO, Jerusalem - A Palestinian Bedouin community is at imminent risk of forcible transfer, a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention, if the Israeli government acts on military orders to demolish an entire village in the Occupied West Bank, as ...
TEMPO.CO, Jerusalem - A Palestinian Bedouin community is at imminent risk of forcible transfer, a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention, if the Israeli government acts on military orders to demolish an entire village in the Occupied West Bank, ...
Junction 48 could hardly come at a better time. This June marks the 50th anniversary of Israel's illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories, which the United Nations has stressed since 1967 violates international law and the Fourth Geneva ...
In 2004, the International Court of Justice unanimously ruled (with the concurrence of the United States judge) that Israel's settlements violate article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Article 49 states, "Individual or mass forcible transfers, as ...
The Fourth Geneva Convention was a response to the horrors of World War II and set the global standard for the treatment of civilians during times of conflict.
In the show, Ms. Harris also made no reference to the 250 Israeli settlements and illegal outposts built on Palestinian land in the West Bank and East Jerusalem where nearly 600,000 Israelis now live, in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Israel is an occupying power under international law, and is held accountable to the Fourth Geneva Convention. The international community is legally obliged to examine Israel's conduct against Palestinian civilians, and against unarmed civilians in ...


 

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