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A young Swedish activist who has been walking from Sweden to Palestine to raise awareness of human rights violations in the occupied territories reached Turkey's capital Ankara on Sunday. Benjamin Ladraa, 25, trekked across Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria before getting ...
The report uses the word "occupation" only three times: once to refer to the prosecution of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons under Israeli military law, ... At a time when the human rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinian residents of the occupied Palestinian Territory are under severe ...

The report states that "the most significant human rights issues included Palestinian terror attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces in the West Bank and Jerusalem, which killed 13 Israelis. Israeli forces killed 68 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, four of whom ... rights
While militarily strong and facing no existential threats, Zionism and Israel's policies toward the Palestinians has been taking a beating in world opinion. ... Israel is now proposing to enforce its anti-BDS law against Amnesty International, after the human rights organization embarked on a campaign ...
Israeli forces excessively used lethal force against Palestinian civilians, who participated in peaceful demonstrations organized on the 42nd anniversary of the Earth Day, particularly in the Gaza Strip, which witnessed peaceful demonstrations along the eastern Gaza Strip border area, where ten ... human rights

The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) reported that their teams handled 700 of the injured, including over 320 of the live ammunition injuries. The casualties occurred in the context of ongoing mass demonstrations by Palestinians on the Gaza side of the perimeter fence with Israel, where the ...
(Jerusalem) - Senior Israeli officials who unlawfully called for use of live ammunition against Palestinian demonstrations who posed no imminent threat to .... In 2017, Human Rights Watch documented that some senior Israeli officials encouraged soldiers and police to kill Palestinians in the West Bank ... Gaza
On 4 January 2018, when Raed Amira, human rights representative of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) in Palestine, shared on social media the news about Amira's arrest, I immediately felt that I needed to take action on his behalf. I launched a change.org petition demanding his ... Gaza
Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem - Report of the Secretary-General (A/HRC/37/42) (Advance unedited ... an accurate picture of the various forms of arbitrary deprivation of liberty to which Palestinians are exposed in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Gaza
Under the new measure, Israel's Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, leader of the ultra-Orthodox political party Shas, will be able to strip the residency documents of any Palestinian whom he deems a threat. Hanan Ashrawi, a senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), described the law as "an ... Gaza
... human rights defender Salah Hamouri. Hamouri, who works with the prisoners rights group Addameer, has been held in “administrative detention” since Israeli forces detained him last August. Under this holdover from British colonial rule, Israeli occupation authorities can hold Palestinians without charge ... Gaza
At her bail hearing in January, Tamimi's lawyer noted that international human rights law permits the detention of children only as a measure of last resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time. But the military judge ruled that he “did not think the articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child ... Gaza
Israel is dragging down human rights standards because organizers cannot even pass neutrally worded resolutions for fear they will hurt Israel which must, it seems, be allowed at all costs to continue oppressing Palestinians. Coalitions are confronting the nauseating question of whether Palestinian rights ... Gaza
In the last week of this 37th session, the Council will once again discuss the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in a ... international humanitarian and human rights law and that these breaches continue to be committed with impunity, Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and many ...

However, the Israeli authorities neglect to fulfil this responsibility and do not do enough to prevent Israeli civilians from attacking Palestinians, their property and their lands.” Imad Abu Shamsiyya is the co-founder of the Human Rights Defenders Palestine, and works specifically on documentation and video ...
The head of the main United Nations agency supporting Palestinian refugees has warned that the organisation is facing the most severe funding crisis ... “If you put aside the fact these are refugees with human rights and look at this in purely transactional terms,” he said, referring to how Trump's outlook on ...
Mr. Mladenov reported on developments such as the need to maintain support for the UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees across the region, UNRWA, as it faces a substantial funding shortfall. He also spoke of the violence affecting both sides, including the killing of seven Palestinians by the Israeli ...
The Palestinian embassy in Egypt announced on Monday that the Rafah border crossing would be opened that day to allow the Palestinians to return to the ... According to human rights groups and some travellers, the group experienced "horrible" conditions - without access to proper food, a shower or ...
The military dogs “are intentionally used by Israeli occupying forces to terrorize and bite Palestinian civilians, especially during protests and night house raids,” according to Shawan Jabarin, director of the human rights group Al-Haq. This cruel tactic is reminiscent of how police in the United States and ...
Article 7 makes discussion of the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories a permanent agenda item at the Geneva-based council. According to the UN Human Rights Commission, the permanent agenda article reads 'Human Rights Situation in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab ...
I am a rabbi in Vancouver and a long-time active member of the NDP. I am also active in the struggle for justice for Palestinians. I lived in Israel for four years and have a deep sense of attachment to it. This attachment and the love and appreciation that I hold for the people of Palestine and Israel is what ...
During the reporting period, Israeli forces conducted at least 82 military incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank while they conducted 7 incursions into Jerusalem and its suburbs. During those incursions, Israeli forces arrested at least 48 Palestinians, including 5 children and 2 women, ...
Palestinian refugees constitute nearly 50% of all Palestinians, and they are being denied their right to return, guaranteed by law to all refugees, simply because of their ethnicity. The BDS movement's aims and aspirations for basic human rights are irreproachable. They should be supported without ...
Israel must safeguard Jewish majority even at the expense of human rights, the country's justice minister Ayelet Shaked has said. ... Shaked proposed this in a speech defending a bill that would legally define Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people” for the first time, according to Days of Palestine.
Israel must safeguard a Jewish majority even at the expense of human rights, the country's justice minister has said in a speech defending a bill that ... an official language to a language with "special status", even though it is the mother tongue of approximately 1.7 million Palestinian citizens of the state.
At least 30,000 families of Israeli citizens, almost all Palestinian, as well as thousands of Palestinians from East Jerusalem with permanent resident status, face a similar predicament, according to the Mossawa Center, a human rights group in Israel advocating for Palestinian rights. Love still often prevails, ...
(Jerusalem) – The record-low rate of permits issued by Israel for Palestinians seeking vital medical treatment outside Gaza underlines the urgent need for Israel to end its decade-long closure of the Gaza Strip, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Medical Aid for ...
Tamimi's village, Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, is the site of weekly protests by Palestinians over confiscated land. ... At her bail hearing in January, Tamimi's lawyer noted that international human rights law permits the detention of children only as a measure of last resort and for the shortest ...
“Israel and its supporters in the West, including the US and its envoy, do not respond to the demands of human rights organisations for an end to the violations of Palestinian prisoners' rights,” said Yousef. “Too many are still held in 'administrative detention' with neither charge nor trial, and all face medical ...
According to B'tselem, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, at the end of November 2017 313 Palestinian minors ... She sees the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza as the main reason for the application of military law to Palestinians and not to Israeli citizens, thus ...
“The violations of human rights associated with the settlements are pervasive and devastating, reaching every facet of Palestinian life,” it continues, citing restrictions on freedom of religion, movement and education, and on Palestinians' “rights to land and water; access to livelihoods and their right to an ...
Several local human rights organizations condemned the execution. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights said in a statement issued Jan. 21, “Anyone involved in working with Israel must be tried before the official judiciary, which guarantees justice and rejects individual or organizational punishment.
The claims are contained in a 37-page anonymous document that was been shared widely among Palestinians, mostly on WhatsApp. ... Separately, the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq demanded an investigation of the extent of the wiretapping and an explanation from the government. The head of ...
Supporters of the resolution and Palestinian human rights understand that public opinion is affected when such hypocrisy, both on the part of politicians ... and Palestine Legal, note the resolution adheres to city, national and international standards, “especially in the context of business and human rights.”.
A major review of Israel's human rights record in Geneva saw many nations condemning the its continuing occupation and colonization of Palestine. ... “We remain deeply concerned at the denial of the right of self-determination to the Palestinian people, in the absence of which no other human right can be ...
And unlike Israeli civilian courts' treatment of Israelis, military courts in the West Bank deny bail in 70 percent of cases involving Palestinian children. A 2013 UNICEF report found that almost all children plead guilty to reduce the length of pretrial detention, because doing so, “is the quickest way to be ...
HAIFA, February 21, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli Supreme Court decision to allow additional hearing on Israel's holding of Palestinian bodies violates international law, said three human rights groups on Wednesday. Israel is holding bodies of 16 Palestinians as bargaining chips. The decision to release them ...
“The violations of human rights associated with the settlements are pervasive and devastating, reaching every facet of Palestinian life,” the report reads. “Owing to settlement development and infrastructure, Palestinians suffer from restrictions on freedom of religion, movement and education; their rights to ...
The situation has further deteriorated since April 2017 in the context of disputes between the de-facto authorities in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority. ... A ceremony to mark the International Day of Human Rights was organized by the UNRWA Field Education Programme at Beach Preparatory Girls School ...
Four Palestinian human rights organizations The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Al Dameer Association for Human Rights and Al Haq, submitted their fifth substantive communication to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the Assembly of ...
Other Palestinians, many of whom don't have permits, work as laborers, constructing roads and buildings for settlements. Human Rights Watch has accused Israel of creating a “two-tiered system” in which Israeli companies profit from cheap Palestinian labor and land and don't provide overtime, pension, ...
In six days of coverage, CNN interviewed four Palestinians: Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian Liberation Organization's envoy to the U.S.; PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat; a Jerusalem resident interviewed by correspondent Ian Miller; and Erakat, the U.S.-based human rights lawyer. But that's not for a lack of ...
“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 ...
Nobody in this room needs convincing about the urgency of this discussion. The neglect of the serious human rights abuses against the Palestinian people is a scar on the world's conscience. But as if we needed a reminder of the unique and grave situation facing Palestinians, it came in the convergence of ...
The people of Palestine have been displaced over five decades. ... violent attacks and human rights violations against the Palestinian people, ...
In reality, it is a loosely coordinated effort by the Palestine Liberation .... Palestinian refugees and human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, ...
To Palestinians, Israel in the 1948 territories is the same Israel in the ... conflict is a two-state solution—that both Palestine and Israel have a right to exist. ... As prominent Palestinian human rights activist Amany Khalifa said ...


 

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