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ISRAEL-OPT: Concerns over Palestinian children in Israeli custody

UNICEF APPEAL FOR RELEASE OF PALESTINE’S CHILD DETAINEES DEFENCE FOR CHILDREN APPEAL RELEASE OF CHILDREN  ISRAELI PRISONS Photo: Erica Silverman/IRIN Palestinian children in Gaza City celebrating the release of 477 Palestinian prisoners held in Israel GAZA CITY, 19 October 2011 (IRIN) – While there have been emotional scenes after the release of 477 Palestinian prisoners […]

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Report: Israel restricts travel at Egypt border

Maan News Agency | Sept 26, 2011 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Israel on Saturday closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt to Israeli travelers due to security concerns, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported. On Sunday, the ban was restricted to areas around the border crossing, including hotels and casinos in Taba. The border remained […]

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“She can die as far as I’m concerned” Israeli Soldier at Nabi Saleh Demo – 13.5.2011 – video

B’TSelem, June 12, 2011 Firing tear gas directly as protesters and using excessive force against them is illegal. B’Tselem has demanded an investigation. ירי רימוני גז מדמיע ישירות על מפגינים ושימוש בכוח בלתי סביר כלפיהם אינם חוקיים. בצלם פנה למח”ש בדרישה לחקירת האירוע. Source

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Press Conference on East Jerusalem: Key Humanitarian Concerns’ Report – video

REPORT UN Department of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 09 May 2011 Presenting a new report on East Jerusalem at Headquarters today, its author, Ray Dolphin, said the separation barrier under construction there not only had profound humanitarian consequences, but could ultimately have political implications, as well. Mr. Dolphin said […]

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Concerns over Rising Violence in West Bank

14:59 03/01/2011 The land grab is an expression of a greater struggle. (Kim Bullimore) By IRIN – The West Bank Violence between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the West Bank appears to be worsening, say UN agencies, NGOs, and the Israeli and Palestinian communities living there. An increased number of Palestinian civilians have been injured […]

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UN has ‘serious concerns’ over home demolitions

Published today 11:58 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — The UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Jerusalem told reporters Wednesday that the displacement of a Jerusalem family whose home was demolished the day before “raises serious concerns with regard to Israel’s obligations under international law.” The UN’s Maxwell Gaylard, issued a statement after visiting the family of 13 whose home […]

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