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At the Stratford Amnesty International action circle's fourth annual Write for Rights event Saturday, Seanna-Lee Wood and Anita Smidts write letters to the ... “I wrote… asking him to allow the Palestinians peaceful dissent, and that it was important for the Palestinians to be able to assert their basic human ...
Here is an earlier column by Hedges on Israel and Palestine, published in Truthdig on June 4, 2007. ... On June 4, 2007, Amnesty International released a 45-page report called “Enduring Occupation: Palestinians Under Siege in the West Bank,” which again illustrates the devastating impact of four ...

The Stratford chapter of Amnesty International is again inviting local residents to join the worldwide struggle again human rights injustices. ... rights defenders in Bangladesh, Canada, Chad, China, Egypt, Finland, Honduras, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Jamaica, Madagascar, and Turkey.
“This is a reckless and provocative decision by the Trump administration that further undermines the human rights of the Palestinian people and is likely to inflame tensions across the region. “By recognizing unified Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announcing the relocation of the US embassy from Tel ...
I am grateful to have this opportunity to speak on behalf of Amnesty International, a global movement of more than seven million people across the world, and as voice reflecting ... This has become a symbol of the international failure to ensure the human rights of Palestinians, including millions of refugees.
Every December, Amnesty International supporters across the globe write millions of letters and take actions for people whose human rights are under ... all charges against Farid al Atrash and Issa Amro, Palestinian human rights defenders, who want an end to illegal Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.

According Palestine Solidarity Campaign over 500 MPs were contacted ahead of the lobby. ... detention of Palestinian children, sponsored by Richard Burden MP, Lisa ... from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Amnesty International. ... violations against Palestinians and the ongoing military occupation ...
Above all, though, he was the gateway to my Palestinian roots and ... Alli, who also works for Amnesty International, was questioned for a long ...
Palestinian activists and analysts have long described Israeli policies as .... and the Palestinians is only confirmed by the Amnesty International ...
So powerful is this narrative that only for Palestinians does the term ... in Lebanon are so bad that Amnesty International has reported that the ...
Israeli forces regularly shoot Palestinians that they suspect of carrying out resistance ... Amnesty International is among numerous human rights ...
It was supported by Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP), ... and Amnesty International, among other human rights organisations. ... aid to Israel each year while Palestinians enter their 50th year living under an ...
Jarrar, who is an American citizen of Palestinian origin, was detained ... Prior to joining Amnesty International, Jarrar had been allowed into the ...
In September, Amnesty International became the first organization that Israel said it ... Also, the irony of denying a Palestinian as 'illegal immigration,'” Jarrar ... “Today Israeli authorities denied @raedjarrar entry into #Palestine. ... to condemn Israel's occupation of Palestinians or illegal settlement activities.
Israel has retaliated against Amnesty International over its call for a global ban on ... the [occupied Palestinian territories], his work with Amnesty International and in ... products to help end half a century of violations against Palestinians. ... of The Battle for Justice in Palestine, now out from Haymarket Books.
Israel's decision to deny an Amnesty International USA staff member ... Palestinian Territories (OPT) following the recent death of his father.
... Amnesty International is calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure ... intention to provide a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. ... of Israel's military occupation of Palestinian territory during the 1967 ... sign of becoming any less cruel for the millions of Palestinians suffering under it.

Documentary 1948: Creation and Catastrophe Explores the Roots of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ... modern state of Israel and the Palestinians displaced in the process. ... The film is presented by Amnesty International and the Rhodes .... If the Canaanites bust into your home in Palestine and do the same ...
If Hamas is to play any role in a Palestinian government, it must accept ... Israel repeatedly and were accused by Amnesty International of abducting, torturing and executing Palestinians during the 2014 Hamas-Israel conflict.
The call, part of a new Amnesty International campaign marking the 50th ... of goods produced in Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land ... more than 50,000 Palestinians have had their homes demolished, while ...
14 Palestinians arrested by Israel every night ... especially those that need medical treatment,” Saafin told Amnesty International after her release. ... Front for the Liberation of Palestine and a prominent advocate for Palestinian prisoners rights. There are currently 13 Palestinian lawmakers in Israeli prisons ...
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on ... Amnesty International said on Monday that Ahmadreza Djalali, ...
Eisa Amro, a leading Palestinian activist, has beendetained numerous times ... and Palestinians entirely in the context of the “two-state solution,” a scenario in ... who emphatically reject the notion of an independent Palestine. ... of conscience,” a spokeswoman from Amnesty International told Israeli media ...
The arrest of a Palestinian human rights defender today who criticized the ... attack on freedom of expression, said Amnesty International.
This legislation is presently endorsed by 13 organizations including: The American Friends Service Committee, Amnesty International USA, Defense for Children International - Palestine, Global Ministries of the Christian Church and United Church of Christ, Jewish Voice for Peace, Presbyterian Church ...
CAIRO – 7 December 2017: Amnesty International has described American President Donald Trump's decision of recognizing Jerusalem as the ... that "recognition of a unified Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would be a reckless decision showing disregard for international law and Palestinian rights.".
... rights groups that criticise Israel, including Amnesty International. ... cut aid to the Palestinians due to the payments given by the Palestinian ...
PALESTINIAN reconciliation won't cause Hamas to moderate, the group ... he had secured its “commitment towards Palestine and the resistance in Palestine”. ... “Hamas, which has only brought ruin and misery to Palestinians, now begs ... Amnesty International has identified the scientist as Iranian-born ...
The four NGOs that submitted the report were the Palestinian Center for Human ... According to Jabarin, this move benefits the Palestinians, since it ... the France-Palestine Solidarity Association; and Amnesty International.
Today marks the anniversary of the Israeli killing of Rachel Corrie in Rafah, southern Gaza strip, 14 years ago. On March 16, 2003, Rachel was killed by an Israel Occupation Force (IOF) armored bulldozer in Rafah during the second Palestinian intifada.
Rights group Amnesty International said the ECJ action was "disappointing" and would only encourage discrimination.
For over a decade, peaceful, non-violent Palestinian residents of Hebron, along with friends and allies from Palestine, Israel, and foreign countries, have marched through the streets of Hebron annually to demand the re-opening of their former main ...
June 17, 2006 - Meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and asks for renewed peace talks between Israel and Palestine. ... According to Amnesty International, more than 800 people were killed as the government cracked down on protesters.
This followed the opening of a preliminary examination into international crimes allegedly committed in Palestine by both Palestinian and Israeli Defence Forces in January 2015. The ICC is also reportedly very close to opening an investigation into ...
There have been reported arrests of dozens of internally displaced people originally from Daraya, the first Damascus countryside town to accept an evacuation deal in August, and similar reports have emerged in Eastern Aleppo, the Palestinian 'camp of ...
The family of a Palestinian man killed by an Israeli officer in Jerusalem's Old City early Monday is refuting a police claim that he was waging an attack when shot dead.
Amnesty International said at least 21 people were injured with 17 hospitalized after a harsh crackdown against protesters by Palestinian Authority security forces. Amnesty International condemned the Palestinian Authority (PA) for trampling on the ...
The organization expresses its deep concern at the high number of administrative detainees, recently, and the use of administrative detention policy against Palestinians, where Israeli authorities detain without specified indictments. Additionally ...
Photographic evidence and witness testimony gathered by Amnesty International at the scene suggest that Palestinian security forces used excessive force to violently suppress a peaceful protest outside of the Ramallah District Court in the West Bank on ...
A Wits University student was filmed on Thursday performing a goose-step and Nazi strong-arm salute on campus. This comes at the end of the Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) activities on campus, which began on Monday, 6 March.
On the same day, Israel issued a travel ban of its own, barring any foreigner who publicly supports the call by Palestinian civil society to boycott Israel or its illegal settlements until Palestinians have equal rights. The timing of these two bans ...
It concerns Israel and its continued occupation and repression of Palestine, which the world has continued to frown upon and has duly - at the apex body of the United Nations - continued to condemn and calling for an end to this system of apartheid ...
UN Special Rapporteurs Michael Lynk and Michel Forst [official profile] say the increased restrictions, which primarily affect advocates in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, are related to three recent developments. First, they are concerned with the ...
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 ...
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas called for an Israeli withdrawal to the pre-Six Day War boundaries during his address to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday.
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 ...
... deadly violence and closures deployed against Palestinians in al-Khalil, has also been broadly condemned by Palestinian and international human rights groups; on the February 25th anniversary of the Ibrahimi mosque massacre, Amnesty International ...
"Unfortunately, the situation has come about where Muslim Arab Palestinians or Arabs in general are just seen as less than human beings.
The characterization of Human Rights Watch promoting Palestinian propaganda does not square with the research and advocacy that the organization conducts to challenge violations of human rights and international humanitarian law by all actors in the ...
Comment: The Palestinian Authority invokes international law to justify self-determination, it cannot act selectively when it comes to its own responsibility to protect and ensure human rights, writes Sonia Boulos.


 

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