Israel has worked behind the scenes for years to erase Palestinians from their own Population Registry, creating an artificial Jewish majority in “Judea and Samaria” (the West Bank), and robbing Palestinians of basic human rights.
Category: International Law
The United Nations has passed an inordinate number of resolutions critical of Israel (at least seven hundred), but very few critical of Palestine. Is there a good reason for this high number, or is this a case of anti-Israel bias? – or worse yet, anti-Semitism? This analysis breaks it down.
UN expert says Israel’s strategy to control the Palestinian population violates a foundational rule of virtually every modern legal system: Only the guilty can be punished for their acts, and only after a fair process. The innocent can never be made to be punished for the deeds of others.
At the UN today, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says: Give peace, not apartheid, a chance, and offers a serious proposal to achieve a just and lasting peace in the Mideast – a peace plan that works for Palestinians.
Gideon Levy in Ha’aretz: The dehumanization of Palestinians has reached the IDF spokespeople. Even children no longer rouse human sentiment such as sorrow or mercy, certainly not in the IDF…
Between 23 and 29 January, Israel committed 262 violations of international law against Palestinians, ranging from freedom of movement to demolition to bodily injury. Se the entire list with details of each human rights violation here…
US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” violates international law in a number of ways. It gravely violates the rights and dignity of the Palestinian people. It gives Israelis the illusion of security while in reality trapping them within an unstable regime based on racial oppression. Read analyses from the New Yorker, UK Guardian, Mondoweiss, Informed comment, and American Conservative. Also gives link to the 181-page document of the plan…
A bill before Congress seeks merely to stop US aid dollars from subsidizing the incarceration and torture of Palestinian children. Pro-Israel organizations would rather believe outrageous fallacies than stand up for these kids’ rights.
Israel announces it will not allow Gaza’s Christians to visit Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year