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Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston: Study on Targeted Killings (2010)

In recent years, a few States have adopted policies that permit the use of targeted killings, including in the territories of other States. Such policies are often justified as a necessary and legitimate response to “terrorism” and “asymmetric warfare”, but have had the very problematic effect of blurring and expanding the boundaries of the applicable legal frameworks. This report de ...

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Four Corners: Stone Cold Justice (Video Documentary on Arresting Palestinian Children )

The Israeli army is both respected and feared as a fighting force. But now the country's military is facing a backlash at home and abroad for its treatment of children in the West Bank, occupied territory. Coming up, a joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence that shows the army is targeting Palestinian boys for arrest and detention. Reporter John Lyons travels t ...

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Huffington Post: Ethiopian Women Claim Israel Forced Them To Accept Birth Control Shots

An Israeli government official has acknowledged that a number of Ethiopian women who were immigrating to Israel were injected with a long-acting contraceptive without understanding the consequences of the treatment. Haaretz reports that Health Ministry Director General Prof. Ron Gamzu banned Israel's health maintenance organizations from injecting Ethiopian women with the contraceptive Depo-Provera ...

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Arte – Mit offenen Karten: Krieg um Wasser zwischen Israel und Palästina

Mit offenen Karten beschäftigt sich mit politischen, wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Themen und erklärt diese recht anschaulich anhand von Karten. Mit offenen Karten wird jeden Samstag um 19:15 auf arte ausgestrahlt. Unter mehr von dummi18 findet ihr fast alle seit Januar 2009 ausgestrahlten Folgen. Weiter Informationen auf www.arte.tv Hochgeladen am 29.07.2011 ...

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Dave Zirin (The Nation): After Latest Incident, Israel´s Future in FIFA Is Uncertain

The Palestinian national soccer team, a source of pride for many, has been under attack by the Israeli state. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill) Their names are Jawhar Nasser Jawhar, 19, and Adam Abd al-Raouf Halabiya, 17. They were once soccer players in the West Bank. Now they are never going to play sports again. Jawhar and Adam were on their way home from a training session in the Faisal al-Husseini Stadi ...

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UNRWA: Yarmouk Camp Emergency – Call for Donations

18,000 Palestine refugees in Yarmouk are under siege. Since January 18, we have managed to deliver 6,528 food parcels, 10,000 polio vaccines and a range of other medical supplies to civilians inside the camp. However, we enjoy partial humanitarian access and so we continue pushing for safe, substantial and continuous humanitarian access. When you donate, you feed, nourish, heal and save. Source: UNRWA ...

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Maher Fakhoury: Erinnerungen eines Überlebenden

  Es ist zum ersten Mal, dass ich über das Massaker schreibe. Ich habe diese schrecklichen Erinnerungen immer unterdrückt. Beirut besuche ich nicht gern, obwohl ich dort meine Kindheit erlebte. Meine Mutter und viele meiner Freunde leben dort. Wenn ich in Beirut bin, muss ich an die schrecklichen Tage im September 1982 denken. An die vielen Opfer, die kaltblütig ermordet wurden, nur weil ...

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Haggai Matar: Anti-Prawer ‘Day of Rage’ – Chronicle of a Violent Confrontation Foretold

Heavy clashes at anti-Prawer protests were anything but unforeseeable. Unfortunately, the way the media and politicians are responding is only likely to make things worse. The Hura demonstration before the violence. Not the pictures you saw in the mainstream media. (Photo: Haggai Matar) HURA — “Can you please explain what it is you’re so angry about?” That was the question an Israeli ...

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PCHR: Gaza Leukemia Patients Without Medicine for 11 Months

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Leukemia patients in the Gaza Strip have been without medicine for more than 11 months leaving them in grave danger of complications and death, according to a report released Sunday by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights. The Center called upon Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to "immediately intervene in order to save these patients by instructing the Ministry of Health ...

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