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Israel Just Created a New Type of Terrorism

Amira Hass – Jan 30, 2018 3:37 AM   Consistency requires that during their trip to Brussels this week, Israeli envoys present EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini with a summons for questioning at Ma’aleh Adumim police station on suspicion of terrorist activity. With one hand the Israeli representatives, by way …

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Palestinian school under imminent threat of demolition

30. Jan 2018 At least 61 schools in the West Bank and East Jerusalem at risk as attacks on education rise A Palestinian primary school built with European donor funding is facing the threat of demolition by Israeli authorities in the coming days, after the Israeli High Court of Justice …

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Israeli lawmakers debate ‘construction terror’ by Palestinians in West Bank

Amira Hass – Jan 29, 2018 3:14 PM MK Moti Yogev (Habayit Hayehudi) has called Palestinian construction in Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank “construction terror,” echoing settler activists who say the area must be defended against a “takeover” by Palestinians. “Our goal is to protect state lands, consistent with …

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Demolishing Palestinian schools ‘a quiet population transfer’

By Orly Noy|January 24, 2018 By destroying schools in Palestinian villages in Area C and elsewhere, Israel is forcing Palestinians to make a cruel choice — between their land and their children’s futures. Students sit in a classroom at school in the Jahalin Bedouin community of Khan Al-Ahmar, West Bank, February …

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In Jabal al-Baba, the trees are protected but the people aren’t

By Orly Noy |Published December 25, 2017 The Bedouin community of Jabal al-Baba faces expulsion from their homes. The army eviction order says nothing about where they are supposed to go. U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel generated among many Israelis and Palestinians the fear that something …

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What Happens Next in Jerusalem? Watch this Space

MIMI KIRK , DEC 22, 2017 One critical corridor might be incorporated into Greater Jerusalem, which could have a major impact on the region’s stability. When Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would recognize the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy there, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was elated. …

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The International Criminal Court’s 2017 Update Report on its Examination into the Situation in Palestine

18th December 2017 At the start of this month, the Office of the Prosecutor (“Prosecutor’s Office”) of the International Criminal Court (“the Court”) issued its annual report on Preliminary Examination Activities. The Court undertakes preliminary examinations in order to determine whether a situation complies with the legal criteria established in the …

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Stand up for Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)* for Human Rights Day 2017 Despite the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, violations against human rights remain unabated and for indigenous peoples, we continue to face the systemic, structural and cultural barriers. Our rights were finally recognized …

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