Police rescue unemployed Hebron man who tried to hang himself – Video

Ma’an News Agency | Sept 1, 2014 | 16:57

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HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian police rescued a man who tried to commit suicide in Hebron on Monday because he couldn’t find work, police said.

Mahmoud Nimir al-Humouz, 29, from al-Fawwar refugee camp, went to the roof of a building belonging to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees in Hebron and tied a rope around his neck before trying to hang himself off the side of the building.

Palestinian police and civil defense officers spoke with him for an hour and a half before managing to pull him back from the building edge after he tried to jump.

Al-Humouz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arabic language six years ago and has not been able to find work since.

The unemployment rate for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank is 21.2 percent for men as of 2013, according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.

The Hebron district has the worst rate of unemployment for men at 26.1 percent.




 

THE LEGAL RIGHT OF RESISTANCE

Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right?

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Right to Resist

81 Notre Dame Law Review1275 (2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and also discussing other genocides, this article details the inadequacy of many of the international community’s response to genocides, such as “targeted sanctions” or international peacekeeping forces. Examining international legal authorities such as the Genocide Convention, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Court of Justice, the article demonstrates that groups which are being subjected to genocide have a legal right of self-defense. International treaties, Security Council arms embargoes, or national gun control laws cannot lawfully be enforced in a manner which prevents self-defense resistance to a genocide in progress, because under international law, the prohibition against any form of complicity in genocide takes legal precedence over lesser laws.
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Since 1937 (Pre)Israel terrorism commits ongoing massacres in Palestine. Violent genocide, but the least known, silent genocide causing excess death by deliberate racist policies of deprivation. The same deprivation which according the Israeli narrative have cost 1/6 of Jewish Holocaust victims (1 of 6 million). The cost in human lives by avoidable mortality for the sake of the creation of Israel according to research (by Dr. Gideon Polya) in Palestine and neighboring countries is 24 million lives.



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