Tag Archives: human right

#GazaUnderAttack | RESISTING GENOCIDE – A HUMAN RIGHT

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 […]

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28 year old Palestinian prisoner Salem Kassab loses sight due to medical neglect

[ PIC 28/10/2013 – 04:34 PM ] JENIN, GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Jenin, warned on Sunday of the deterioration of the health status of prisoner Salem Kassab, aged 28 from the village of Kafrdan west of Jenin, who lost sight in one of his eyes. Ragheb Abu Diak, Secretary of the PPS, […]

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Israeli occupation forces prevent children from going to school

[ PIC 28/04/2013 – 08:58 PM ] TOBAS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) prevented schoolchildren in Wadi Bazik, Tobas province in the Jordan Valley, from heading to classes on Sunday. Local sources said that IOF soldiers were seen deployed in the area and blocked movement of citizens at the pretext of launching maneuvers. They said […]

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IPS refuses to hospitalize Palestinian prisoner despite bad health | @PHR_IL @ICRC @Ufreenetwork @WHO

[ PIC 11/02/2013 – 09:11 PM ] TOBAS, (PIC)– Jawad Bulous, a lawyer, has charged the Israeli prison service (IPS) with deliberately ignoring the bad health condition of prisoner Mohammed Al-Taj. The lawyer said in a press release on Monday that the health condition of Taj, who is serving a 16-year sentence, was worsening and […]

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Family: Prisoner Shabana needs medical help due to respiratory problems

[ PIC 06/01/2013 – 11:11 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family of prisoner Mahmoud Shabana, 40 years, said he still suffers from severe speaking and respiratory problems despite the first surgery he had undergone. The family told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that the news reports that claimed that prisoner Shabana lost his ability to […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Israeli police restrict freedom of worship

[ PIC 24/11/2012 – 08:25 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli police forces blocked entry of Palestinian worshippers less than forty years old to the holy Aqsa mosque on Friday and besieged the holy city. The Israeli police deployed thousands of its elements at the gates to occupied Jerusalem and its Aqsa mosque in addition […]

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STATEMENT BY THE NAM | NAM slams Israel’s human rights violations

Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations Es’haq Al-e-Habib PressTV | Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:25AM The Non-Aligned Movement calls for the implementation of this report’s recommendations, respect for human rights and international humanitarian law by the Israeli regime in the Palestinian occupied territories and an end to the regime’s impunity.” Statement by the Non-Aligned […]

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Detention of human rights researcher Ayman Nasser of @Addameer_ps extended

MEMO | Nov 8, 2012 An Israeli military court has extended the detention of human rights researcher Ayman Nasser for a further seven days. Nasser, 42, is a researcher for Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights. He was detained at his house in Safa village near Ramallah in the middle of October. Nasser’s advocate said that […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | The Water Regime in the West Bank

By Matthew Richard and Jad Issac | Oct 29, 2012 | This week in Palestine For more than 44 years, the Israeli Occupation has violated the Palestinian right to the equitable and reasonable utilisation of shared water resources. Following the 1967 War, Israel initiated its occupation of the Palestinian territory and swiftly imposed military orders […]

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Online Checkpoint ‘HaSefer Bli Paneem’ attacks again: FB closes the account of Hamas leader Mohammed Nazzal

[ PIC 16/10/2012 – 08:36 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Activists on Facebook said that they have not been able, on Monday, to access to the Facebook page of Mohammad Nazzal, a Hamas leading figure, pointing out that the website administration had closed the page, which Nazzal has been using for the past two years. Sources […]

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Israeli Military attempts to crush weekly Kufr Qaddum demonstration, 6 arrested

By Eva Smith | 21 September 2012 | International Solidarity Movement Four human rights defenders (3 British citizens and an American), as well as two Palestinians, were arrested at the weekly Kufr Qaddoum demonstration. They are currently detained in the illegal Kedumim settlement police station for interrogation. The two Palestinians, Majed Faruq, 20, and Abd […]

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24 children admitted to hospital after drinking contaminated water

Maan News Agency | Sept 9, 2012 JENIN (Ma’an) — Twenty-four children were admitted to hospital in Jenin on Saturday after drinking contaminated water in their elementary school, police said. Parents reported symptoms of vomiting and a high fever, a police statement said. Eighteen children are still in hospital and six have been released after […]

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This…This is zionism! Occupation prevents Gazan child’s travel for treatment

[ PIC 05/09/2012 – 10:48 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) have refused to allow a Palestinian child, Nour al-Shami, to enter the territories occupied in 1948, Dr. Ashraf Kodra, Health ministry spokesman, confirmed. The Health Ministry in Gaza denounced, on Tuesday, the Israeli decision that prevents a Palestinian child to get treatment. Kodra […]

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Rights of Demonstrators in Palestine ~ by Stephen Lendman

opednews.com | Stephen Lendman | Aug 6, 2012    Israel violates Palestinian rights with impunity.   Last September, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) published an “Informational Pamphlet for Demonstrators in the Occupied Territories.” It provided “coping strategies.” Free societies permit peaceful demonstrations. They also allow free expression. In Occupied Palestine, Israel prohibits […]

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Medical negligence: Designed to Kill | Human rights violations in Ramla prison hospital

[ PIC 11/07/2012 – 09:10 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Waed Society for Captives and ex-captives warned of the seriousness of the sick Palestinian prisoners’ disastrous situation in occupation prisons, and in Ramle prison hospital in particular. Waed considered, in a press release on Wednesday, the so-called Ramla prison hospital as an isolation section in which Palestinian […]

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