Children are not afraid to join protests for Palestinian Bedouin rights. Israeli soldiers and the military court system treat them just as harshly as they treat adults.
Category: International Law
Hisham Abu Hawash ends his 141-day hunger strike with a deal to release him on March 26. More details will follow when available.
Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash has vowed to remain on a hunger strike until he is told what charges Israel has against him. He has reached 140 days and is very ill. Please Please join over 13,000 justice-seekers around the world: sign and share this urgent petition before he dies.
Instead of holding perpetrators accountable, Israel is criminalizing the work that human rights organizations are doing to protect Palestinian children’s rights.
Israel has outdone itself in 2021 – destroying large swaths of Gaza, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters, endangering Palestinian children, and more. Here is a rundown of the year’s violence, covered by numerous IAK posts – with hopes that together, we can work to bring justice and peace in 2022.
Israel is a signatory to the Convention Against Torture and yet it continues to torture Palestinians – like Mohammed El-Halabi – with impunity. El-Halabi is the director of the Gaza branch of World Vision, a Christian humanitarian aid organization. He was nevertheless subjected to 52 days of interrogation and torture…
In Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Palestinians are presumed guilty; settler violence is invisible. The Washington Post perpetuates the myths.
In 2018-19, Israel met a Palestinian nonviolent movement with violence week after week – causing 13,000 Palestinian injuries and 234 deaths – then went through the motions of “investigating” its military’s wrongdoing. The Israeli organization B’Tselem and the Palestine Center for Human Rights combined to produce a detailed report deconstructing the Israeli investigation…
As Americans plan holiday meals and bake Christmas cookies, let’s be aware of the Palestinians who have been on hunger strikes – some for well over 100 days – just to obtain a basic right: to know why they’re in prison or be released.
In two decades, Palestinian prisoners have lodged 1,300 complaints of torture – yet not one Shin Bet interrogator has been indicted. This human rights advocate calls for interrogations to be video taped.