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Record number of Palestinians displaced by demolitions as Quartet continues to talk

There has been a sharp rise in demolitions of Palestinian homes in 2011  © Amnesty International

13 December 2011 | Amnesty International Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, displacing a record number of Palestinian families from their homes, an international coalition of 20 leading ...

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West Bank protest organizer, Bassem Tamimi, to Judge: “Your military laws are non-legit. Our peaceful protest is just”

6 June 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Tamimi, who has been held in custody for over two months, pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and held a defiant speech explaining his motivation for organizing civil resistance to ...

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Bil’in’s Abdallah Abu Rahmah’s trial to enter sentencing phase on Wednesday

13 September 2010 | Popular Struggle The trial of Bil’in protest organizer, Abdallah Abu Rahmah will renew this Wednesday, after his conviction of incitement and organizing illegal demonstrations was harshly criticized by the EU, the Spanish Parliament and human rights ...

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Rights group: Israel killed unarmed Palestinians

Jen Thomas | Associated Press 13 August 2009 A new report by Human Rights Watch charged Thursday that Israeli soldiers killed eleven unarmed Palestinian civilians who were carrying white flags in shooting incidents during Israel’s offensive in Gaza earlier this ...

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Human Rights Watch decries Israel’s use of white phosphorus in report

Human Rights Watch Rain of Fire: Israel’s Unlawful Use of White Phosphorus in Gaza Download the entire report (.pdf / 6mb) Summary This report documents Israel’s extensive use of white phosphorus munitions during its 22-day military operations in Gaza, from ...

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HRW: Israel Blocks Rights Defender’s Travel

Human Rights Watch Shawan Jabarin of Al-Haq Unable to Collect Human Rights Prize The Israeli High Court’s decision on March 10 to block travel outside the West Bank of the human rights defender Shawan Jabarin violates his rights to a ...

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