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UN Reports

Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, respecting an investigation of the Situation in Palestine

“Today, I confirm the initiation by the Office of the Prosecutor (”Office”) of the International Criminal Court (”ICC” or the ”Court”) of an investigation respecting the Situation in Palestine. The investigation will cover crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court that are alleged to have been committed in the Situation since 13 June 2014, the date to which reference is made in the Referral of...
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Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 – A/75/532

Sir Michael Lynk, the special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, has submitted his fifth report to the UN General Assembly. Here he highlighted that, despite his repeated requests, he had not been granted access to the Occupied Palestinian Territory by Israel. This, in addition to the ongoing pandemic, meant he was forced to rely on information...
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Database of all business enterprises involved in Israeli settlements throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem – A/HRC/43/71

OHCHR has prepared the present report in pursuant to HRC resolution 31/36 on Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. A database of all business enterprises involved in the Israeli settlements.   Paragraph 96 of A/HRC/22/63: "Information gathered by the mission showed that business enterprises have, directly and indirectly, enabled, facilitated and profited from the construction and growth of the settlements."
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NGO Reports

Gaza: Apparent War Crimes During May Fighting

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report on alleged Israeli war crimes during the recent conflict in Gaza, which occurred between 10 and 21 May, killing 260 and injuring 1,948. Over half the dead (129) were civilians, including 66 children. And children accounted for almost a third (610) of the injured. The report specifically focuses on three Israeli airstrikes that killed 62 Palestinian civilians.
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It is Apartheid: The Reality of Israel’s Colonial Occupation of Palestine

Yet another report has added further weight to the allegation that Israel continues to commit the crime of apartheid on both sides of the Green Line. This latest report has been published by the Negotiations Affairs Department (NAD) of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO).
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A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution

A Threshold Crossed provides irrefutable evidence that the three primary elements of an apartheid crime already exist in Israel’s rule over the Palestinians: intent to maintain the dominance of Jewish Israelis over Palestinians; systematic oppression and institutional discrimination to implement the goal of domination; and the carrying out of a range of inhumane acts against all Palestinians including those enjoying Israeli citizenship.
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