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 News Roundup
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
The Shimon Peres Palestinians Can’t Forget Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Munayyer, The Nation

The Shimon Peres Palestinians Can’t Forget

When major figures die, the remembrances begin to pour in. The narratives created about those who have gone are supposed to tell us a lot about them. But what we choose to remember and how we choose to remember tell us great deal about us as well.

on September 30, 2016
Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy News Roundup
Al-Jazeera English

Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy

Speaking to Al Jazeera from Nazareth, former Palestinian peace negotiator Diana Buttu remembered Shimon Peres as a “war criminal”.

on September 28, 2016
The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy News Roundup
William Booth & Ruth Eglash, The Washington Post

The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy

JERUSALEM — As tributes poured in from abroad, Israel prepared to say goodbye to Shimon Peres, one of the founders of the Jewish state, who died Wednesday of complications from a massive stroke. For many, Peres’s long and complex legacy reads like chapters from Israel’s history. The 93-year-old — a former prime minister...

on September 28, 2016
Obama and Bill Clinton to Travel to Israel to Honor Shimon Peres News Roundup
Peter Baker & Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

Obama and Bill Clinton to Travel to Israel to Honor Shimon Peres

JERUSALEM — World leaders made plans to converge on Israel to pay tribute to Shimon Peres, the Nobel Prize-winning former prime minister who died on Wednesday, focusing renewed attention on his quest for peace in a fractured land that fell well short of his dreams.

on September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel’s Last Surviving Founding Father News Roundup
Molly Hunter, ABC News

Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel’s Last Surviving Founding Father

Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv said...

on September 28, 2016
Arabs Remember Shimon Peres Less as Peacemaker, More As ‘Fox’ News Roundup
F. Brinley Bruton & Lawahez Jabari, NBC News

Arabs Remember Shimon Peres Less as Peacemaker, More As ‘Fox’

TEL AVIV — There was resounding silence in the Arab world at the news that Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres had died Wednesday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Peres' passing "a heavy loss for all humanity and for peace in the region" but more than eight hours after the official announcement, no other Arab leader had reacted publicly.

on September 28, 2016
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