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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
Essam Younis, the director of the Al Mizan Center for Human Rights
palestine / human rights / news report Friday August 22, 2014 04:16   image 1 image
Lawyer Essam Younis, director of the Al Mizan Center for Human Rights in Gaza, says that bombing civilians living in a highly residential area without any warning is a massive crime. Younis' parents were recently killed after Israeli warplanes bombed several houses in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Thursday August 21, 2014 09:45   image 1 image
Since beginning its assault on the Gaza Strip on July 8th, Israeli officials have prevented human rights observers and experts employed by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch from entering Gaza to conduct independent investigations. read full story / add a comment
Woman examines rubble of home in Khuzaa (image from electronicintifada.net)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Tuesday August 19, 2014 10:37   image 1 image
The United Nations Mideast Envoy Robert Serry told the UN Security Council on Monday that the Gaza Strip has suffered an ‘unprecedented amount of destruction’ as a result of the month-long Israeli bombardment and invasion of the coastal strip.
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Shaima, 5, recovers after two operations in St Joseph's Hospital, Jerusalem.
palestine / human rights / human interest Friday August 15, 2014 06:12   image 1 image
Shaima al-Masri, age 5, came to Saint Joseph’s Hospital in East Jerusalem from Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip. According to the Defence for Children International, Palestine, it has been five weeks since she was first injured in an Israeli airstrike, but Shaima is still recovering from serious injuries that led to extensive internal bleeding. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / human interest Wednesday August 13, 2014 04:21   image 1 image
A phenomenal volunteering effort on the part of humanitarian workers has emerged with the beginning of Israel's war on Gaza civilians. In spite of the tremendous risks implied by providing relief in the Gaza Strip, a large number of workers do not receive pay for their efforts. read full story / add a comment
Hedy Epstein, one of the signers of the letter (image by socioecohistory.wordpress.com)
international / human rights / news report Sunday August 10, 2014 20:20   image 1 image
A group of Holocaust survivors and their descendants from the U.S. and Europe have signed onto a letter challenging a letter published in the New York Times by fellow Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, who they contend promoted “blatant falsehoods to justify the unjustifiable”. They argue that their experience of surviving the Nazi genocide has led them to believe that “Never Again” should apply to everyone, including Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
Palestinians sleep in the yard of a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya. (AFP archive photo)
gaza strip / human rights / opinion/analysis Sunday August 10, 2014 04:49   image 1 image
As an intense volley of rocket fire resumed across the borders of the Gaza Strip, just following the end of a 72-hour temporary truce on Friday, Gazans who had returned to their homes during the shortlived ceasfire are now, once again, seeking shelter at a number of local hospitals and schools -- to which some 200,000 people had previously fled, amdist near incessant Israeli shelling on Gaza's civilian infrastructure. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday August 08, 2014 06:06   image 1 image
UNICEF - JERUSALEM, 7 August 2014 – As the three-day ceasefire in Gaza draws to a close, families are struggling to cope with the aftermath of 28 days of violence and destruction that has left an estimated 65,000 people homeless. read full story / add a comment
UK National Demonstration 2009 -- photo: Claudia Gabriela Marques Vieira, Wiki Commons
international / human rights / human interest Thursday August 07, 2014 02:24   image 1 image
As the international community once again files out horror-struck from the political theater of the Middle East, in bleak 72-hour assessment of the violence it has collectively witnessed in Gaza over the past month, whether from near or afar, the consensus remains clear: the utter depravity of Israel's crimes against Palestine must be addressed. read full story / add a comment
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