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#GazaUnderAttack | UNRWA stresses Trial of Israel for bombing Refugees Schools

DRAH | Aug 18, 2014 Gaza,(DRAH.ps)–  UNRWA general  commissioner Pierre Krähenbühl  stresses in a press conference in Gaza Sunday the  need to investigate Israel’s bombing of UNRWA schools. Krähenbühl   said during “we are so clear relating bombing of UNRWA schools. We hold d Israel responsible for that. This crime will never be turned down till […]

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PRESIDENT OF HRC APPOINTS MEMBERS OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY UNDER HRC RESOLUTION S-21/1

11 August 2014 | UNOG The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella (Gabon), announced today the appointment of Amal Alamuddin, Doudou Diène and William Schabas to serve as members of the independent, international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | UNRWA Condemns Shelling of School, Rights Council Launches Probe

  Wednesday July 23, 2014 22:28 by Chris Carlson – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Nearly 700 killed so far UNRWA has strongly condemned the recent Israeli shelling of one of its schools serving as a shelter for hundreds of displaced Palestinians, in central Gaza. The UN Human Rights Council has […]

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Government calls for forming international committee to investigate the killing of Yasser Arafat

[ PIC 08/11/2013 – 08:15 PM ] GAZA, BEIRUT, RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Youssef Rizqa, political advisor to Palestinian Prime Minister in Gaza, called for forming an international committee to investigate the killing of President Yasser Arafat. Rizqa ruled out that the PA will open an investigation to uncover Arafat’s killers, “because the Israeli entity will not […]

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Khatib condemns Israel’s prevention of UN delegation from visiting Jerusalem

[ PIC 22/05/2013 – 08:04 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Sheikh Kamal Khatib, deputy head of the Islamic Movement in the 1948-territories condemned the occupation’s decision to prevent the UNESCO delegation from visiting Jerusalem. Israel decided to cancel a planned visit by a delegation from UNESCO, the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to […]

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Russell Tribunal asks ICC to probe Israel crimes

A Palestinian man carries the dead body of a child from the al-Dallu family out from the rubble after an Israeli missile struck a family home, killing at least nine members of the same family, in Gaza City on November 18, 2012. PressTV | Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:4AM The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) […]

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Israel only country ever to refuse UN’s universal human rights check

Jews for Justice for Palestinians | Jan 31, 2013 In this posting, 1)Israel only country to snub UPR, Daily Telegraph; 2) statement from 15 NGOs; 3) & 4) Adalah’s submission to UPR and questions it should ask; 5) definition of UPR. Israel’s expansion in the West Bank is subject to discussion at every council session. […]

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Resheq: Non-cooperation with the UNHRC committee reflects Israeli arrogance

[ 08/07/2012 – 12:10 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Al-Resheq has described as “arrogant” the Israeli decision not to cooperate with an international committee formed to probe the Palestinian people’s conditions in light of settlement activity. The UN Human Rights Council had established a fact-finding committee to explore the impact […]

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Human Rights Council to probe expansion of Israeli settlements in the OPT

Download Audio Human Rights Council United Nations Radio | July 6, 2012 The UN Human Rights Council is to investigate the implications of Israeli settlements on the rights of the Palestinian people. The council has appointed a three member fact finding mission which will undertake the investigations in the occupied Palestinian territory including East Jerusalem. […]

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Barhoum: ICC’s Decision is a New License to Kill More Palestinians

[ PIC 04/04/2012 – 09:59 PM ] GAZA,(pic)– Hague Court’s rejection to criminalize the Zionist occupation’s crimes in Gaza, claiming that Palestine is not a state, is a green light for the occupation to commit more crimes and a new license to kill more Palestinians, Fawzi Barhoum, Hamas’s spokesman, stated. All the UN and international […]

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ICC sides with Israel, rejects Gaza war crimes probe

Published Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | Al Akhbar Amnesty International accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of “political bias” after it refused to investigate crimes carried out by Israelis during the 2008-9 Gaza War. The court’s chief prosecutor on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Palestinian Authority to clear the way for the permanent war […]

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Israel’s decision to cut ties with UN rights council regrettable: UNHRC

An illegal Israeli settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron) (file photo) PressTV Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:40PM GMT The President of the United Nations Human Rights Council has said that Israel’s decision to break ties with the council over a UN announcement to conduct a probe into Israeli settlements is “most […]

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Hamas urges UN council to send investigators

Maan News Agency | March 26, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to send a fact-finding mission to Palestinian territories after Israel said it would block the visit. Israel on Monday said it had severed contact with the UN council after its launch last week of an […]

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Israel’s total moral bankruptcy confirmed again as it ends contact with UN council over settlement probe

Published today (updated) 26/03/2012 14:57 Maan News Agency JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israel said on Monday it has severed contacts with the UN Human Rights Council after its launch last week of an international investigation into settlements in the occupied West Bank. The decision, announced by a Foreign Ministry spokesman, meant that the fact-finding team the […]

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Ayalon: “We will not allow UN committee members into the country”

26-03-2012,09:32 – Al Qassam Website Al Qassam (Agencies)- Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister, Danny Ayalon, stated Sunday that Israel will not cooperate with the United Nations Human Rights Council and its investigation committee, and will not allow committee members to enter the country, the Arabs48 News Website reported.Ayalon claimed that this committee is politically motivated, and […]

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