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Denial Right to Liberty
“The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the depth of the Israeli apartheid regime.” However, Palestinians have long lived under the apartheid regime.  Some of the daily ‘inhuman acts’ that Palestinians are subjected to are demonstrated through the recent incident with the five Palestinian children.   Palestinian children between the ages of 8 and 13 were detained by the...
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Israel continues to inflict serious bodily and mental harm on Palestinians by infringing their under 13’s kids freedoms and arresting them for picking wild flowers (akoub).  A clear inhuman act of apartheid that resulted in five children arbitrarily arrested.  “The kids were caught off guard and had no idea what was happening to them and...
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“Over decades, in tours and activism on the West Bank with organizations like The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, I had witnessed disturbing realities that impacted me profoundly: the demolition of Palestinian homes, the expropriation of Palestinian land for Jewish settlements, olive orchards uprooted by settlers, and Palestinians evicted from homes in Jerusalem that they...
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Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are subject to the Israeli military court system which has a near 100% conviction rate. Since 1967 over 800,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israeli authorities.
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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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"I am satisfied that there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation into the situation in Palestine, pursuant to article 53(1) of the Statute. In brief, I am satisfied that (i) war crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip (“Gaza”); (ii) potential...
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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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Based on historical foundations, the book by Dr. Nadim Rouhana examines the approach in which Israel institutionalizes ethnic privileging among its nationally diverse citizens. Contributors to this book discuss the paradoxes of democratic claims in ethnic states, and the dynamics of social conflict in the absence of equality. This book advances a new understanding of...
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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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