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Denial Right to Liberty – NGO Report
The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Michael Lynk, has warned that the recently-announced US plan "is not a recipe for a just and durable peace but rather endorses the creation of a 21st century Bantustan in the Middle East" consisting of "scattered archipelagos...
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In the heart of Jerusalem, Al Mascobiyeh represents the most notorious interrogation facility in the country. Generations of Palestinians have experienced its techniques of torture and dehumanisation. The report seeks to quantify the instances of torture, and mistreatment in the facility, using first hand accounts. A clear pattern is observed in regards to the systematic...
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Administrative detention has been commonly used by repressive regimes to circumvent the legal process and hinder access to one’s legal protective rights. Such detention has been used in Northern Ireland, South Africa (under apartheid), the United States, and Israel. The Israeli practice of administrative detention does not comply with international law, given that Israeli authorities detain...
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Economic exploitation is a key facet for entrenching military occupation and administering a colonial regime to control, exploit and repress rebellion amongst subjects. The Israeli regime is no different: Palestinian families with home demolition orders are required to pay for their demolishment; the family of an executed Palestinian is required to pay a bail to...
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The report focuses on the detention of children from East Jerusalem in 2014-15: the cruel treatment they endured during arrest, detention and interrogation, and the impacts of this treatment on the children, their families, and communities. Addameer further examines the legal implications of Israel’s behavior and the political context in which it occurrs.
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The report by PCATI investigates the manner in which the Military Police Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU or Metzakh) examines complaints filed regarding soldier violence towards Palestinian detainees in the Occupied Territories between 2007 and 2013, with only two becoming indictments. “The CIU’s actual role is to cover up systematic violations and create illusion of examination...
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"This short paper provides a list of 20 main new laws and currently-tabled bills that discriminate against the Palestinian minority in Israel and threaten their rights as citizens of the state, and in some cases harm the rights of Palestinian residents of the OPT. While this paper does not cover the entire body of discriminatory and/or...
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