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DEMOLITIONS IN EAST JERUSALEM – Early Day Motions

https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/53184/demolitions-in-east-jerusalem That this House condemns the demolition of Palestinian buildings in the Sur Baher neighbourhood in East Jerusalem; notes that this is an area under the control of the Palestinian Authority under the Oslo Accords; further notes that these demolitions have been condemned by the EU, UN and both Israeli …

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A seminal step towards legal accountability and justice for victims, survivors and their families: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s decision that she is ready to open an investigation into the situation in Palestine – Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s announcement that she is ready to open a criminal investigation into the situation in Palestine is a seminal step towards achieving legal accountability and justice for the many victims, survivors and their families of alleged serious international crimes perpetrated by Israeli forces and their military and …

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Over 9,000 Palestinians displaced in a decade of West Bank demolitions

Israel’s demolition regime in the West Bank and East Jerusalem has destroyed over 6,000 Palestinian structures, displacing thousands of Palestinians over the past decade — over half of whom are children and minors. By Natasha Roth-Rowland|December 24, 2019 A Palestinian building is blown up by Israeli forces in the village …

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Liberman blasts Netanyahu for not razing Bedouin village in light of ICC probe

Likening him to UK’s Chamberlain on eve of World War II, Yisrael Beytenu leader says PM caved to international pressure to no benefit By TOI staff23 December 2019, 7:50 pm The West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, October 21, 2018. (AP/Majdi Mohammed) MK Avigdor Liberman on Monday lambasted the …

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India Donates Solar Lamps to Palestinian School Children

By Ayush Verma/ Updated On Tue, Dec 17th, 2019 India has donated solar-powered study lamps to Palestinian elementary school children from a marginalised Bedouin community India has donated solar-powered study lamps to Palestinian elementary school children from a marginalised Bedouin community to spread the principles of self-sufficiency and raise awareness …

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Netanyahu’s annexation of Jordan Valley already a reality, say Palestinians | Middle East Eye

Amid a flush of pale orange light, the eastern slopes of the West Bank mountains flow down towards the Jordan Valley at noon. At the foot of the desert hills lie the scattered zinc houses and tents of a Bedouin camp.  Several schoolgirls walking down a dirt road pass by a little …

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IN-DEPTH REPORT: Israel to establish refugee displacement camps for tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouin citizens

On Int’l Human Rights Day, Adalah releases new report exposing Israel’s plan to ‘urgently’ evict Palestinian Bedouin in the Naqab (Negev) from their homes with no permanent, just housing solutions. Israel is taking the first steps towards establishing refugee displacement camps to house tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouin citizens …

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LPHR files OECD Guidelines complaint against JCB for involvement in human rights breaches in the occupied Palestinian territory

10th December 2019 Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), has today filed a comprehensive evidence-based human rights complaint against JCB, a world-leading construction equipment company headquartered in Britain, to the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (situated in the Department of International Trade). The complaint …

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Netanyahu Has No Chance of Forming Gov’t Even After Third Election, Senior Likud Official Says

Meanwhile, kingmaker Lieberman says he has come under ‘a campaign of pressure and enticement’ to join narrow government led by Netanyahu Chaim Levinson and Hagar Shezaf |  Dec 10, 2019 3:55 PM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s major rival in Likud, Gideon Sa’ar, said Tuesday that the premier won’t be able to …

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Netanyahu’s annexation of Jordan Valley already a reality, say Palestinians | Middle East Eye

Amid a flush of pale orange light, the eastern slopes of the West Bank mountains flow down towards the Jordan Valley at noon. At the foot of the desert hills lie the scattered zinc houses and tents of a Bedouin camp.  Several schoolgirls walking down a dirt road pass by a little …

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