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Palestinians call to save their homes from Israeli demolition orders

Palestinian families in the village of Aqaba, north of the West Bank, on Sunday called on Palestinian human rights organizations and the government to save their homes from the Israeli demolition orders. The Israeli authorities have recently issued orders to demolish the homes of 20 families in the village of …

Gaza boats will attempt to break Israel Navy siege on Tuesday

The Gaza Strip will set off a flotilla of ships on Tuesday in a bid to break the 12-year-long Israeli blockade on the Palestinian territory. “This trip will carry the hopes and dreams of the Palestinian people for freedom,” Salah Abdul-Ati, a member of a Palestinian committee tasked with breaking …

View the Amnesty International Report 2017/18

Palestine (State of) 2017/2018 The Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and the Hamas de facto administration in the Gaza Strip escalated their restrictions on freedom of expression. In both areas, security forces tortured and otherwise ill-treated detainees with impunity. The authorities in the West Bank took punitive actions against …

Palestinians ask ICC to investigate Israel human rights violations

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki today submitted a request asking the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged human rights violations linked to Israeli settlement policies. The application goes further than a 2015 request for prosecutors to examine alleged crimes in the region and could fast-track the process to a full …

Massacre in Gaza: Beyond the two-state solution

After every fresh horror reported in Israel-Palestine, observers note that the two-state solution is in jeopardy. Yet following the latest massacre, of at least 60 civilian protesters from Gaza at the hands of Israeli forces, and after years of increasing misery in the densely populated coastal strip as Israel maintains …