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ICC Delays Israel-Palestine Debate Because Prosecutor Exceeded Page Limit

Meanwhile, Netanyahu calls for sanctions on the international court for its ‘full-frontal’ attack on the Jewish people’s right to live in Israel. Noa Landau |  Jan 21, 2020 5:50 PM Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, center, in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, August 28, 2018.Credit: Bas Czerwinski …

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Israel Rejects Over 98 Percent of Palestinian Building Permit Requests in West Bank’s Area C

Trend to limit Palestinian development over the past three years correlates with expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank . Hagar Shezaf |  Jan 21, 2020 8:56 AM A bulldozer destroys a partly-built Palestinian house near Hebron, November 2019.Credit:  MUSSA ISSA QAWASMA/ REUTERS The Israeli Civil Administration in the West …

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‘We will only be moved as bodies’: Israel and Bedouins face off in the Negev | Middle East

Mohammad Danfiri stands at the edge of his Bedouin family’s sheep enclosure in the Negev Desert, looking out at a pair of cell phone towers at the top of a nearby hill. They are situated in an open spot between one end of his village and the other – an …

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Israeli Defense Chief Approves West Bank Nature Reserves to ‘Develop Jewish Settlement’

Bennett backs establishment of new reserves, some on private Palestinian land. Hagar Shezaf |  Jan 15, 2020 10:28 PM A Bedouin village in Nahal Og in the West Bank, where Bennett announced a new nature reserve would be built.Credit: Emil Salman Defense Minister Naftali Bennett approved Wednesday the establishment of seven new …

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Angela Godfrey-Goldstein on the Bedouin of Palestine

Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, director of Jahalin Solidarity introduced our JAI olive planters to the Bedouin community of Al Khan Alahmar in the Wadi Kelt earlier this week. Overlooked by the illegal Israeli colony of Maale Adumim and facing a demolition order as well as occasional settler attacks, the 35 families seek …

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DEMOLITION PLANS IN KHAN AL-AHMAR VILLAGE IN THE WEST BANK – Early Day Motions

https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/51640 That this House notes with concern the upcoming Israeli High Court hearing on 25 April 2018 on the demolition of buildings in the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank; condemns those plans and the impact they will have on communities in the occupied Palestinian territories; believes that …

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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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