Category: International Law

Israeli interrogator sexually assaults Palestinian child detainee

In a world where the oppressor always has the upper hand, this 15-year-old Palestinian boy had the courage to tell the story of his torture and rape while in Israeli custody. The practice is well-documented, but Israel has so far escaped accountability.

Israel has been “disappearing” Palestinians since 1967

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.

Is the United Nations anti-Israel? – a survey of UN resolutions

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.

Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians illegal and an affront to justice: UN expert

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.