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Israel operates outside all arms control laws

Jews for Justice for Palestinians – July 19, 2013 Report from Independenet (1) and Times of Israel (2); extracts from the Report from House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Control (3) , Notes and links (4) Blood money: UK’s £12.3bn arms sales to repressive states Government approves thousands of deals with states it condemns […]

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UFree: The occupation seeks to legitimize administrative detention

[ PIC 18/06/2013 – 09:48 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– The European Network for the defense of Palestinian prisoners’ rights (UFree) expressed concern about the “Terrorism Law” that was recently proposed by the Israeli government. UFree considered in a statement that the new law represents an alternative to the state of emergency and contributes, according to […]

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Report: Israeli regime sells $400mn of drones annually

An Israeli spy drone (file photo) PressTV | Sun May 19, 2013 6:19AM GMT On May 11, the Israeli regime shot down one of its Shoval-type drones over the Mediterranean Sea due to a ‘technical malfunction.’ The Israeli regime exports about $400 million worth of drones per year, an Israeli daily reports. The Ynet daily […]

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Israel says it will stop using white phosphorous

The Telegraph | April 26, 2013 Israel’s army said Thursday that it would soon halt its use of white phosphorus shells after years of international criticism for using the incendiary munitions in crowded Palestinian areas. White phosphorous munitions are blown up by UN and Hamas sappers in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip in 2010 […]

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US unveils major arms deal with Israel, Saudi, UAE

By Dan de Luce | Maan News Agency | April 19, 2013 WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States unveiled plans Friday to sell $10 billion worth of advanced missiles and aircraft to Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in a bid to counter the threat posed by Iran. It was highly unusual for […]

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Amnesty International: The separation wall is an ongoing violation of international law

[ PIC 23/03/2013 – 02:25 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– Amnesty International considered that the Israeli apartheid wall built on Palestinian lands in occupied West Bank represents an ongoing violation of international law because “it is cutting off Palestinians from their farmland.” The organization said in a report: “Palestinian farmers in the northern West Bank village […]

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New York Times: Israeli Iron Dome failed in the recent war on Gaza

[ PIC 22/03/2013 – 05:45 PM ] NEW YORK, (PIC)– The American New York Times newspaper reported that some American weapons experts started raising doubts about the efficiency of Israel’s Iron Dome system, used in the recent war on Gaza. The paper stated in a report published on Thursday that “a growing chorus of weapons […]

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Israeli general welcomes Obama with call to share Iron Dome production

Maan News Agency | March 20, 2013 By Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) — The United States should be allowed to co-produce Israel’s Iron Dome rocket interceptor so it can benefit from the money it has poured into Israel’s defense programs, a senior Israeli military officer said on Wednesday. Israel developed Iron Dome to shoot […]

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FM: Palestine must sign Rome Statute to access ICC

Maan News Agency | March 3, 2013   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestine cannot file complaints at the International Criminal Court until it signs the Rome Statute, the Palestinian Authority foreign minister said Sunday. The ICC was established by the Rome Statute and Palestine must sign the treaty to access the court, Riyad al-Maliki told Ma’an. […]

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Int’l law expert: Israel’s violations against prisoners amount to war crimes

LIVE BLOG ABOUT THE DEATH OF ARAFAT JARADAT Continuous Updates [ PIC 28/02/2013 – 10:11 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Professor of international law Hanna Issa said the Israeli violations which the Palestinian prisoners are exposed to amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity under international law. Hanna told Quds Press that the Israeli occupation […]

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VIDEO | Ayatollah Khameini calls for nuclear-free world

Related What Bibi Left out when he drew his “Bomb” About Israel’s Nuclear and other Internationally banned weaponry References, resources, related news and updates below this article In an article of March 4, Richard Lightbown argues that Israel’s use of depleted uranium, white phosphorus and other toxic metals in its war on the people of […]

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THE BIG ICC 101 ON PALESTINE NO(NON)SENSE TOPIC

SPECIAL TOPIC Jan 30, 2013 | Updated May 2, 2013 Although media is going berzerk in blind following of all who are shouting: “Take Israel to the ICC!”  Palestine already did. Which not has been a success due to “legal technical problems” at that time. There’s more. These “legal technicalities” which prohibit persecution of Israeli […]

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Palestine’s Upgraded Status and the International Criminal Court

JURIST Guest Columnist Megan A. Fairlie of the Florida International University College of Law says the International Criminal Court (ICC) will ultimately delay pursuing an investigation into the effect of Palestine’s non-Member Observer State status on the Court’s jurisdiction… JURIST | Jan 22, 2013 Almost immediately after the UN General Assembly voted to give Palestine […]

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Human Rights Watch: Unlawful Israeli Attacks on Palestinian Media

Also available in:  العربية Missiles Kill Two Media Workers, Toddler; 10 Wounded December 20, 2012 | Human Rights Watch The deputy manager of al-Aqsa TV, Mohamed Abou Oun, inspects the car that two al-Aqsa cameraman were riding in when an Israeli missile struck them in Gaza City on November 20, 2012. The Israeli military said […]

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MP Attoun calls on PA to prosecute the occupation internationally

[ PIC 09/12/2012 – 09:55 PM ] RAMALLH, (PIC)– The Jerusalemite MP Ahmed Attoun, deported to Ramallah, described the days he spent away from the city of Jerusalem as the most difficult and hardest moments he has witnessed in his life, especially that he was forced to leave it by the occupation without any legitimate […]

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