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    The Condition of Palestinian Women and Children in Israeli Jails

    Overview The treatment of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons does not comply with international human rights or with international humanitarian law standards. This report examines how these international law violations are accentuated in the cases of detained women and children. Due to the fact that women and children are...
  • Palestinian National Security Forces (NSF) of Palestinian Interior Ministry attend a military training at a military camp of NSF, in Jericho city, West Bank on January 25 2017 [Issam Rimawi/ Anadolu Agency]
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    British Involvement in the West Bank

    Concerns about British and EU Roles in Palestinian Authority Human Rights Abuses in the Occupied West Bank "While it may be true that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, it is no longer true that what happens in the Middle East stays in the Middle East. And all...
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    Universal Jurisdiction Against Israeli Officials

    European Efforts to Apply the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction Against Israeli Officials Summary Points: Universal Jurisdiction is a principle in international law whereby states claim criminal jurisdiction over persons whose alleged crimes were committed outside the boundaries of the prosecuting state, regardless of nationality, country of residence, or any...
  • Mahmoud Al-Zahar, a member of the Hamas leadership in Gaza [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
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    British 'espionage' journalist released in Gaza

    British journalist, Paul Martin, has been released by the Hamas government. MEMO has been informed of Martin's release by the Ministry of Justice in Gaza early today, Thursday 11 2010. Martin was detained after claims made by a Gazan man, Muhammad Abu Mu'liq, who was also detained on suspicion...
  • Message from Palestinian law students: Justice Makers Assembly

    In order to find sustainable alternatives to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, a group of Palestinian law students at Al-Ahrar University in Gaza have formed a new group called "Justice Makers". The group links law departments in Palestinian universities and aims to look at practical and tangible ways of seeking justice...
  • Day 22 - IOF intensify bombardment and shelling in residential towns and cities

    IOF continued their offensive against the Gaza Strip for the 22nd consecutive day, attacking UNRWA shelters, as well as medical, civil defense and media crews; white phosphorous continued to be used against residential areas. In the northern Gaza Strip, an IOF warplanes bombarded a water well of the Municipality...
  • Day 21 - No trace of humanity - Israeli soldiers standby as two Palestinians bleed to death

    IOF continued their offensive against the Gaza Strip for the 21st consecutive day. In the northern Gaza Strip, an IOF warplane fired a missile at a number of Palestinian civilians in Beit Lahia town; 4 members of the 'Atiya family, including two children, were killed.  IOF also shelled a...
  • Day 19 - Twenty-two members of the Al-Sammouni family perish

    For the 19th consecutive day, IOF continued its all-out offensive against the Gaza Strip, targeting the civilians and their property. Northern Gaza Strip and Gaza City came under intensive land, sea and air bombardment. In al-Atatra area, to the west of Beit Lahya, Palestinian paramedics found four decomposed bodies;...
  • Day 20 - A law unto themselves - IOF increase pace of destruction in Gaza

    IOF continued their full-scale offensive on the Gaza Strip. In the northern Gaza Strip, IOF artillery shelled the vicinity of the Ministry of Education to the north of Sheikh Zayed Housing Town. Five civilians (two women and three children) were killed as a result. Additionally, IOF artillery targeted members...
  • Day 18 - High Numbers of Palestinians rushed into UNRWA shelters

    For the 18th consecutive day, IOF continued their full-scale offensive against the Gaza Strip, targeting civilians and their property in blatant disregard for IHL and under international silence. IOF divided the offensive into stages amidst threats to expand land invasions into centers of towns and densely populated areas. Vast...
  • Day 17 - Gaza City offensive continues

    For the 17th consecutive day, IOF had continued their fullscale offensive against the Gaza Strip. Gaza City and the northern Gaza Strip, where ground operations were taking place, were subjected to the most violent strikes; the majority of incursions, were focused on these areas. The unprecedented killing of children...
  • Day 16 - Use of illegal white phosphorous continues...

    For the 16th consecutive day, IOF continued their open offensive against the Gaza Strip. In the northern Gaza Strip, IOF warplanes bombed a number of Palestinians who were near their houses in al-Ghaboun area and in the vicinity of Oly al-Azm Mosque in Beit Lahia, killing 5 children, including...
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