Tag

Denial Right to Life
West Bank: Israelis continue to take Palestinian lives “The sound of Israeli live gunfire and rubber-coated steel bullets cracked in the air as ambulances raced back and forth carrying the wounded, while plumes of smoke billowed into the air from tyres set alight by protesters.” Israeli settlers renewed their attacks in various areas of the...
Read More
“For decades, Israel managed to fence itself off from its supposedly separate and temporary occupation project. Many Palestinians have long seen right through it and called this regime of ethnic domination by its proper name. This diagnosis of apartheid is accurate not only because the occupation is inseparable from Israel (who, exactly, is running the...
Read More
As Israel’s onslaught on the Gaza Strip gathers pace, it is worthwhile to refer to the various different forms of violence that preceded it. Israel initially sought to force Palestinians from their homes and responded to protests with brutal suppression.  The violence then spilled over to Palestinian places of worship, and was then embodied in...
Read More
"Israel has created an institutionalised regime of racial domination and oppression over the Palestinian people as a whole, using the strategic fragmentation of the indigenous Palestinian people and of the oPt as a main tool for the maintenance of its apartheid regime, which predates its ratification of ICERD and is rooted in the foundational laws...
Read More
“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...
Read More
Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian land has long been expanded and entrenched through systemic violence manifested in settlements, checkpoints, and more.  However, most importantly, the military rule enforced by courts and prisons.  This reports illustrates the role of courts, prisons and the overarching military rule that blocked Palestinians from achieving their inalienable rights.  Palestinians have never...
Read More
“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...
Read More
Israel continues to commit ‘inhuman acts’ against the Palestinians. In this case, they shot a young man defending his house, leaving him paralysed. In the same instance, the Israeli army traumatised an 8-year-old boy by destroying his house and in lieu, burrying his toys under the rebels. Home demolitions, confiscation of the most basic infrastructure and...
Read More
"Israel has created an institutionalised regime of racial domination and oppression over the Palestinian people as a whole, using the strategic fragmentation of the indigenous Palestinian people and of the oPt as a main tool for the maintenance of its apartheid regime, which predates its ratification of ICERD and is rooted in the foundational laws...
Read More
Since the First Intifada, nearly seven times as many Palestinians have been killed by Israelis than Israelis killed by Palestinians, and this disparity is growing over time.
Read More
1 2 3 6