Tagged: War Crimes

Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians Fact Sheets
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Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians

Since occupying the Palestinian West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza during the June 1967 war, Israel has imprisoned nearly a million Palestinians, including nonviolent human rights activists, in an attempt to crush any resistance to its military rule and theft of Palestinian land for its illegal settlement enterprise.

on June 7, 2017
Israeli Restrictions on Palestinian Movement Fact Sheets
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Israeli Restrictions on Palestinian Movement

Using a variety of methods, Israel imposes severe restrictions on Palestinian movement within and to and from the occupied territories. These policies cause serious hardships for millions of Palestinians, preventing them from getting to work, school, accessing medical care, visiting family and friends, and severely hampers the Palestinian economy.

on June 6, 2017
Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall

A war crimes suit was filed in Chile against three Israeli Supreme Court justices for authorizing the construction of the West Bank separation barrier in the Bethlehem area, Palestinian sources involved in the lawsuit told Haaretz. The lawsuit, which also alleges crimes against humanity, was filed in Santiago on Monday and was joined by a number of Chilean lawmakers from left, right and centrist parties.

on November 29, 2016
Netanyahu Spars With US Senator Over Israeli Army’s Rights Record
Ma'an News Agency

Netanyahu Spars With US Senator Over Israeli Army’s Rights Record

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Senator Patrick Leahy went head to head on Wednesday, after the senior Democrat and 10 other congressmen called for the US to investigate the possibility of human rights abuses by Israeli forces. In a joint letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry that was published Tuesday, the group of congressmen suggested that some US military aid to Israel should be suspended...

on March 31, 2016
Palestine: 2015 in Review Fact Sheets
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Palestine: 2015 in Review

Over the course of 2015, Israeli soldiers and police continued to use excessive, deadly force against unarmed Palestinians demonstrating against Israel's repressive, nearly 50-year-old occupation regime, as well as Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis. Live ammunition and massive amounts of tear gas were widely used against unarmed Palestinian protesters, injuring thousands.

on January 14, 2016
The Children Who Live Under Israel’s Missiles Videos
The Nation

The Children Who Live Under Israel’s Missiles

In July of 2014, during the height of Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli military launched a mid-day strike on one of the most popular beaches in the Gaza Strip. On the beach that day were many of the children of the Bakr family, killing four boys.

on September 18, 2015
Gaza Could Become ‘Uninhabitable’ by 2020, UN Report Warns
AP/Haaretz

Gaza Could Become ‘Uninhabitable’ by 2020, UN Report Warns

A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue. The report released Tuesday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight years of economic blockade of Gaza as well as the three wars between Israel and the Palestinians there over the past six years.

on September 2, 2015
The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza
Reuters

The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza

Drawing on hundreds of photos, videos and satellite images taken during the 2014 Gaza conflict, analysts in London are using new techniques to piece together what happened.

on July 31, 2015
‘Strong Evidence’ of Israel War Crimes on ‘Black Friday’: Amnesty
AFP/Yahoo News

‘Strong Evidence’ of Israel War Crimes on ‘Black Friday’: Amnesty

An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday. The London-based rights group called for those responsible for the alleged offences to be prosecuted as it published a detailed analysis...

on July 29, 2015
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