Tag Archives: HRW

#GazaUnderAttack | @Amnesty and @HRW say Israel and Egypt bar their entry to Gaza

[ PIC 19/08/2014 – 02:56 PM ] WASHINGTON, (PIC)– Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the Israeli and Egyptian authorities obstruct their efforts to investigate allegations of war crimes and human rights violations in the Gaza Strip. Representatives from the two organizations have failed to get official permissions to enter Gaza from Israel […]

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Israel bans Amnesty, HRW from entering Gaza Strip

  PressTV | Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:17PM GMT Israel has banned Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) representatives from entering the besieged Gaza Strip in order to launch their investigations into the Israeli onslaught on the coastal enclave. Media reports said on Monday that both human rights organizations have been trying to obtain […]

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HRW: Israel’s killing of civilian escapees “war crime”

[ 05/08/2014 – 09:16 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Human Rights Watch organization has charged the Israeli occupation army of murdering Palestinian civilians while they were trying to flee the wave of shelling that rocked southern Gaza Strip, saying this is a war crime by all standards. A report issued by the New-York based Human […]

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Israel’s Forced Transfer of Bedouins a “Prosecutable War Crime”, says HRW

DRAH | Sept 28, 2013 Gaza,(DRAH.ps)– Human Rights Watch has condemned Israel’s forced transfer of Bedouin families in the occupied West Bank, describing it as a “prosecutable war crime.”  “The Israeli military should end its unjustified attempts to forcibly remove a decades-old community,” the rights organization’s Middle East director, Joe Stork, said in a statement on […]

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HRW: “Israel Violated International Law During Gaza War”

 Thursday February 14, 2013 23:08 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported that Israel’s airstrikes against the Gaza Strip in the most recent war on Gaza in November of last year violated International laws of war, as the Israeli army bombarded areas that had no “legitimate military targets”. Child Killed During […]

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My “2 Cents” on HRW’s condemnation of Gaza’s resistance

Dec 24, 2012 by occpal | Updated May 4, 2013 Apparently nothing has changed a lot since HRW trolled around to extract money in a corrupt fundraiser to “relieve” potential Saudi donors including a Royal member of the Shura Council of their oil-dollars by bragging about the group’s “battles” with the “pro-Israel pressure groups while serving […]

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#Gaza | @HRW calls for accountability after Gaza violence

Maan News Agency | Nov 23, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Israel and Hamas to address the ongoing human rights abuses and impunity for violations of the laws of war, after a ceasefire deal ended eight days of deadly fighting. “Israeli attacks on presumptively civilian structures, including media buildings, civilian […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH BIAS ALERT | Hamas ministry rejects torture allegations

Oct 3, 2012 Note occpal | My first reaction reading this report was nausea. For the same HRW which accuses Hamas of alleged ‘torture’ produced a report called ‘Precisely Wrong‘ , dated 2009, relating about the extrajudicial executions by Israeli drones on Gaza. Solely the drones, have cause over 825 deaths in 5 years only […]

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Human Rights Watch – Israel: Stop Jailing People Without Charge or Trial | #PalHunger

Prisoner on Hunger Strike Protesting Administrative Detention Near Death May 2, 2012 | Human Rights Watch It shouldn’t take the self-starvation of Palestinian prisoners for Israel to realize it is violating their due process rights. Israel should stop holding prisoners for extended periods without charge. Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch […]

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Rights groups Amnesty & Human Right Watch call on Israel to Lift travel ban Al-Haq director

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 1 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on Thursday called on Israel to revoke a travel ban on Palestinian rights activist Shawan Jabarin, after allowing him to travel temporarily. Israel’s state prosecutor agreed to a “temporary exception” to the ban allowing Jabarin to travel to Geneva at […]

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Human Rights Watch | Israel: Hunger Striker’s Life at Risk – Charge or Release Detainee in 8th Week Without Eating

Related: WE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN KHADER! ~ Photos & Action Alert February 11, 2012 | Human Rights Watch | Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch Israel should immediately end its unlawful administrative detention of Adnan and charge or release him. He may be approaching death from his hunger strike, […]

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Israel: Halt Home Demolitions | Human Rights Watch

  Compensate Scores of People Displaced in West Bank Communities June 21, 2011 | Human Rights Watch Residents of the West Bank Bedouin community of Fasayil al-Wusta built makeshift shelters after Israeli forces demolished homes and other structures on June 14, 2011. © 2011 Itay Epshtain Israeli forces demolished homes and other structures in the […]

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HRW slams Israel for Naksa Day deaths

Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:14AM Pro-Palestinian protesters take cover from Israeli forces shooting near the village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Sunday, June 5, 2011. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the Israeli forces’ killing of pro-Palestinian protesters in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Naksa Day, June 5, 2011. The rights group […]

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HRW: New laws marginalize Palestinian Arab citizens

1 April 2011 By Human Rights Watch, http://www.HRW.org – 30 March 2011 Measures Threaten Discrimination; Chill Freedom of Expression Two new Israeli laws affecting Israel’s Palestinian Arab residents would promote discrimination and stifle free expression, Human Rights Watch said today. One would authorize rural, Jewish-majority communities to reject Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel and other […]

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Human rights watch calls on Israel to stop razing Palestinian homes

[ 10/03/2011 – 11:35 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Human rights watch demanded Israel on Tuesday to cease the discriminatory demolition of Palestinian homes in the 1948 occupied territories. “Israel should ensure equal treatment in planning and zoning procedures for its non-Jewish citizens, and carry out demolitions only as a last resort along with […]

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