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DCI Video: Living in Fear

The Jewish Settlement of Yitzhar is described by the New York Times as an "extremist bastion on the hilltops commanding the Palestinian city of Nablus in the northern West Bank". Its roughly 1000 radical Jewish settlers terrorize 20.000 Palestinians from the surrounding villages Burin, Madama, Asira al-Qibliya, Urif, Einabus, and Huwara. Continue reading HERE ...

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Defense for Children International Palestine: Growing Up Between Israeli Settlements and Soldiers (New Report)

Ramallah, June 19, 2014—A new report published by DCI-Palestine brings to light the devastating impact on Palestinian children of growing up near increasingly violent Israeli settlements and Israeli military outposts. The report, Growing Up between Israeli Settlements and Soldiers, details the experiences of children and their families living in villages and towns hemmed in by expanding and often viol ...

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Vibeke Lokkeberg: Tears of Gaza (Must Watch) – English Subtitles

An extraordinary, internationally acclaimed documentary about impact of the 2008 Gaza bombings on civilians and children, by filmmaker Vibeke Løkkeberg. After watching news reports from her home in Norway, Løkkeberg attempted to gain access to Gaza to report on events there, but discovered first-hand that international journalists were barred from entering the area. The denial of access furthe ...

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied Since 1967, Richard Falk

Summary The present report is the final report of the current Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard Falk, submitted in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolution 1993/2 A and Human Rights Council decision 2/102. In the report, the Special Rapporteur addresses Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, a ...

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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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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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