Tag Archives: International Court of Justice

Israel’s Politics of Deflection ~ by Richard Falk (@rfalk13)

Richard Falk | Richard Falk Weblog | Sept 30, 2013 General Observations   During my period as the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Palestine on behalf of the Human Rights Council I have been struck by the persistent efforts of Israel and its strong civil society adjuncts to divert attention from the substance […]

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Human Rights Center to Arab League: We want practical steps to support prisoners

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 07:58 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The prisoners’ center for studies expressed its wish that the Arab League meeting, on Tuesday at the level of permanent delegates to discuss the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, will be distinct and not as its predecessor, which was held in 2009, stressing that […]

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International Law Legal Intifada by Palestinians Against Israel (Must Read)

Why the US Threatened to Cut Off Aid to the Palestinians if They Pursued and Were Granted Observer Status at the UN An Interview With Professor Francis Boyle By Dennis Bernstein | Sabbah Report | Dec 4, 2012 Francis A. Boyle meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at the Presidential Compound in Gaza in December […]

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Turkey to take Israel to ICJ

After downgrading ties to former ally for refusing flotilla apology, Ankara vows to pursue legal action at The Hague. 03 Sep 2011 23:09 An Israeli naval vessel patrols beside the Mavi Marmara in the Mediterranean Sea on May 31, 2010 [Reuters] Turkey has said it will apply next week for an investigation by the International […]

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Court rejects Palestinian bid on Jerusalem barrier

“In a non-binding 2004 judgment, the International Court of Justice called for the dismantling of all parts of the separation barrier built on occupied territory.”   Maan News Agency | Aug 23, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — An Israeli rights group criticized Tuesday a court decision upholding the route of Israel’s West Bank barrier, which cuts […]

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Jamal Juma’: PA “killing popular resistance”

Ida Audeh |The Electronic Intifada |Ramallah |8 August 2011 Popular resistance has prevented the completion of Israel’s wall in the occupied West Bank. (Anne Paq /ActiveStills ) Few Palestinians are as closely identified with the struggle against Israel’s wall in the West Bank as Jamal Juma’. The coordinator of the Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign since its […]

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