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international / human rights / news report Thursday September 11, 2014 20:20   image 1 image
Human Rights Watch says that Israel is likely to have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, this just a day after the army announced that five criminal investigations were being directed towards incidents involving its forces. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / human interest Wednesday September 10, 2014 20:39   image 1 image
The story of 4-year-old Shima is surely as horrifying as that of any child who lived through the recent conflict in Gaza. Listening to the details recounted by her father, Ibrahim, one can only wonder that she survived the 50 days of intense fighting. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / human rights / news report Tuesday September 09, 2014 10:15   image 1 image
In targeting hospitals during the recent 50-day long assault on Gaza, Israeli officials repeatedly claimed that Palestinian resistance fighters were hiding in hospitals, using hospitals to store weapons or actually firing from hospitals. But when pressed for evidence, the officials were able to produce nothing during the entire 50 days but a short video clip claiming to show fighters at Al Wafa hospital. read full story / add a comment
israel / human rights / news report Monday September 08, 2014 18:40   image 1 image
“Figures show that the Israeli authorities are unwilling to investigate human rights violations committed by security forces against Palestinians,” Israeli human rights organizations B’Tselem and Yesh Din recently revealed in a special report. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Monday September 08, 2014 00:05   image 1 image
“The World Health Organization (WHO) appeals for US $40 million for medicines and medical supplies for the Ministry of Health in Gaza has achieved a response rate of 45%, considering both medical supplies delivered and those in the pipeline, as reported by the Ministry of Health up to September 3,” the World Health Organization stated in a Sunday press release. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / human rights / opinion/analysis Saturday September 06, 2014 21:45   image 2 images
With nearly all of its water now contaminated, with basic medicines lacking, and some 200,000 of its population unemployed, Gaza demands the lifting of the blockade. A delegation of 13 European members of parliament has been refused entry into the region by Israel. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Saturday September 06, 2014 17:43   image 1 image
In a speech to be delivered tomorrow (Sunday), to Arab League Foreign Ministers in Cairo, UNRWA’s Commissioner General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, will ask for 47 million dollars for 4 weeks emergency work in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Thursday September 04, 2014 19:45
More than 22 thousand, including individuals and organizations from different parts of the world, have signed an online petition against the nomination of Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada, for the Nobel Peace Prize. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / human rights / news report Thursday September 04, 2014 10:12   image 1 image
A report by the United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has estimated that, one week after Israel's 50-day long assault on Gaza came to an end, 108,000 Palestinians were made homeless because Israeli bombardment either totally destroyed their homes or damaged them so severely as to render them uninhabitable. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 14:30   image 1 image
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, says that the reconstruction process of Gaza may take over a decade, if the current blockade on the Gaza Strip is not lifted. read full story / add a comment
nablus / human rights / human interest Friday August 29, 2014 22:53   image 1 image
On the 25th August, the village of Burin, in the south of Nablus, was closed by the Israeli army and declared a military zone. read full story / add a comment
hebron / human rights / news report Wednesday August 27, 2014 10:51   image 1 image
While shepherding approximately 1 km south of Qawawis, a village south of al-Khalil (Hebron), on Sunday 24th near the illegal settlement and army base of Suseya, three shepherds were stopped by the Israeli army and detained for 20 minutes. read full story / add a comment
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