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israel / human rights / opinion/analysis Saturday September 20, 2014 21:48   image 1 image
Mossawa, the advocacy centre for Arab citizens in Israel, recently published its latest report on systematic discrimination suffered by the Arab community within Israel. The latest Israeli offensive in Gaza has triggered a worsening situation, with raised tensions and racist incitement against Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Friday September 19, 2014 22:10   image 1 image
According to bdsmovement.net, the Union of European Football Associations has rejected an Israeli bid to host games during the 2020 European Championships. Meanwhile, an Israeli court has extended the arrest of Palestinian national football team player, Sameh Maraa’beh, without any clear charge. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / human interest Wednesday September 17, 2014 20:52   image 2 images
This is what seems to be the last thing I will write from Gaza. Not that there is nothing more to tell, there lies a new story under every stone, but because I will soon leave this small coastal strip where there is so much to be found. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Wednesday September 17, 2014 20:42   image 1 image
The Israeli Foreign Ministry has expressed a refusal to cooperate with the fact-finding mission with regard to the recent Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip coordinated by the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, say Israeli reports. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Tuesday September 16, 2014 21:14   image 1 image
Lawyers from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights have visited prisoners detained during the Israeli assault on Gaza and confirmed evidence of torture, according to the PNN. read full story / add a comment
Israeli troops abduct a child (image by PCHR)
palestine / human rights / news report Monday September 15, 2014 05:18   image 1 image
In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 04- 10 September 2014, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Am'ari refugee camp in Ramallah. read full story / add a comment
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israel / human rights / news report Saturday September 13, 2014 22:39   image 1 image
An Israeli defense statement against a Palestinian plaintiff has claimed to the effect that an officer convicted of beating five demonstrators suffered more than the plaintiff. It further claims that the injured should receive no compensation. read full story / add a comment
Colonel Ofer Winter (image from electronicintifada.net)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Saturday September 13, 2014 21:28   image 1 image
In a rare admittance of the use of the so-called 'Hannibal Directive', in which Israeli soldiers kill their fellow soldiers to avoid their capture, an Israeli military officer admitted in an interview with the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahranoth that he ordered a mass bombardment of parts of Rafah during the Israeli invasion, last month, in order to ensure the death of an Israeli soldier who he believed had been captured. read full story / add a comment
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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
Four-year-old Shima with her father, Ibrahim. Shima's mother, brother and sister were killed in an air strike during the recent conflict in Gaza. (UNICEF Photo)
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
al-Wafa Hospital entry, before it was completely destroyed
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
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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
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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
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