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The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip -- Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / opinion/analysis Tuesday July 29, 2014 00:35   image 1 image
"As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Rubble of what were houses in northern Gaza (image by PCHR)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 27, 2014 12:30   image 1 image
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has published a report detailing the search for bodies in the brief ceasefire that took place over the weekend, but also condemned Israeli targeting of medical crews that continued even while the ceasefire was in place. read full story / add a comment
Wounded children in hospital after attack on UN School (image by the Independent)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 13:07   image 1 image
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl issued a statement Friday condemning the Israeli attack on the previous day which killed 17 Palestinian civilians who had sought shelter in a UN school in Beit Hanoun. read full story / add a comment
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nablus / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 04:48   image 1 image
On Monday, July 21st, Israeli forces used Palestinian civilians as human shields in the village of Azzun, a village west of the city of Nablus.
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 00:42   image 1 image
Dozens Palestinian Civilians Killed and Wounded by Israeli Attacks in Khuza’a, ‘Abassan and al-Qarara Villages; Israeli Forces Attack Gaza from the Air, the Sea and the Ground; More Palestinians Forcibly read full story / add a comment
Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / human interest Thursday July 24, 2014 06:43   image 2 images
Media Advisory from Zeinab al Hajj, Executive Director, The Sabra-Shatila Scholarship Program, Beirut
Lebanon-Washington, DC
Shatila Camp Lebanon
July 23, 2014

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Mordechai Kedar -- Youtube photo
israel / human rights / opinion/analysis Thursday July 24, 2014 02:21   image 1 image
Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, declared Monday that raping the wives and mothers of Palestinian combatants would deter attacks. read full story / add a comment
Khaled Hamad, killed by Israeli forces when ambulance was targeted (image by @TareqFarra on Twitter)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 23, 2014 18:53   image 1 image
Following the killing of several journalists, airstrikes on media headquarters and targeting of Al Jazeera offices, the Palestinian Journalist Union issued a statement condemning what they say is the deliberate targeting of journalists by Israeli forces. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 00:17   image 1 image
A vast number of Turkish Universities have issued a joint statement condemning Israel's ongoing Gaza offensive which, since July 7, has as of today resulted in the deaths of over 500 Palestinians -- mostly civilians -- including infants, elderly and disabled, and even entire families. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Sunday July 20, 2014 19:06   image 1 image
Tens of thousands of Palestinian supporters have gathered, in recent days, to take part in mass demonstrations, across the globe, against Israel's ongoing military assault on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 20, 2014 00:52   image 1 image
Hospital staff and international activists, from the U.S., Sweden, and the UK, attempted to travel to the recently bombed el-Wafa hospital, in an attempt to retrieve salvageable medical supplies.
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international / human rights / news report Saturday July 19, 2014 10:51   image 1 image
Turkish EU Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has publicly denounced Western nations and those of the Muslim world for their silence over Israel's ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip which has, so far, claimed at least 319 lives, as of the time of this report. read full story / add a comment
Israeli air strikes are exacerbating the already terrible situation of Gazans access to clean water and sewage treatment, exposing tens of thousands of people to the threat of serious diseases/Photo: archive
gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 16, 2014 23:39   image 1 image
Following a week of Israeli airstrikes, hundreds of thousands of Gaza residents remain without running water. International aid agencies warned Tuesday that Israel's ongoing destruction of Gazan infrastructures threatens the entire coastal strip with a water crisis within days. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 16, 2014 23:17   image 1 image
International Solidarity Movement (ISM) Update 7/16/14 -- After a night of heavy shelling in the area, the day is dawning in Gaza. The clock ticks pass 08:00; past the evacuation time the Israeli military gave to el-Wafa hospital the previous evening. read full story / add a comment
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