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Category: Human Rights Around the World :: Palestine
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Palestinians Decry ICC Prosecutor’s Delay of Israeli War Crimes Investigation 31.12.2019 Truthout.com
International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, addresses a press conference in Kampala, Uganda, on February 27, 2015.
Accountability for Israeli war crimes is long overdue.
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What constitutes fair and unfair criticism of Israel? 8.12.2019 Raw Story
Canada recently voted at the United Nations for the establishment of a Palestinian state. At the same time, Canada reiterated its position that there were too many UN resolutions about Israel. Canada argued that these resolutions unfairly singled out Israel for criticism. Nevertheless, Israel’s ambassador to the UN claimed that Canada’s vote delegitimized Israel. The […]
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ALEC Is an Incubator for Efforts to Protect White Supremacy, Says New Report 5.12.2019 Truthout.com
Russel Pearce stands in front of the supreme court building
Racial justice groups filed a lawsuit today demanding transparency from Arizona lawmakers at ALEC's summit.
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During a quiet holiday week, new evidence of Trump’s financial crimes emerge 30.11.2019 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. This was […]
Microsoft Funds Facial Recognition Technology Secretly Tested on Palestinians 30.11.2019 Truthout.com
It's a shockingly unethical decision for a company holding itself out as the tech industry's "moral ...
Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Director for Opposition to Illegal Settlements 25.11.2019 Truthout.com
Omar Shakir walks through an airport
Omar Shakir was forced out of the country after the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the decision to revoke his work visa.
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‘Who’s Next?’ Israel expels Human Rights Watch director for opposition to illegal Israeli settlements 25.11.2019 Raw Story
Human Rights Watch on Monday vowed to continue fighting the violation of Palestinians’ human rights by the Israeli government as the organization’s director for the region was expelled from Israel. Omar Shakir was forced out of the country three weeks after the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the government’s decision to revoke his work visa on the grounds […]
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A BDS Campaign Tackles the Sports Industry in Portland — and Wins 22.11.2019 Truthout.com
A protester waves the Palestinian flag
The Portland Trail Blazers ended a corporate partnership thanks to grassroots pressure to support Palestinian rights.
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Trump’s New Policy on Israeli Settlements Is Illegal and Self-Serving 21.11.2019 Truthout.com
A banner depicting Trump and Netanyahu is displayed on the side of a building
Trump is pandering to his extremist Christian Zionist base at the expense of the Palestinians.
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Trump’s decision Israeli settlements is a step to apartheid, UN expert 20.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

President Donald Trump’s decision to no longer treat Israeli settlements as being inconsistent with international law is a step towards an apartheid situation, a UN human rights expert warned today. It could be the “very last nail in the coffin” of a two-state solution and has undermined the rules-based international order. “This will only confirm […]

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‘There is no more two-state solution’: Trump administration to further soften opposition to West Bank settlements 19.11.2019 Raw Story
“How the hell is it possible for the U.S. policy to be any softer?” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the President Donald Trump administration will “soften” its stance on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move that reverses decades of precedent and effectively kills the two-state solution peace process. […]
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Biden Has Defended US Allies’ Use of Lethal Force Against Civilians 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
Joe Biden points while speaking into a microphone
What human rights groups condemn as war crimes, Biden calls "legitimate self-defense."
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I’m a Hollywood Actor. I Support BDS. Will I Be Blacklisted? 19.10.2019 Truthout.com
There is no better time for creative people in Hollywood to join the cultural boycott in support of Palestinian ...
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A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere on Earth — Except the US 18.10.2019 Truthout.com
Greta Thernberg sits among a group of other young activists
The U.S. is the only UN member that has refused to embrace the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires 26.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31…Read more →
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After Palestinian Authority Bans Queer Group, Rep. Ilhan Omar Tweets 'LGBTQ Rights are Human Rights' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Omar clarified that "pretending that this act somehow balances or mitigates Israel violating the dignity and rights of Palestinians—or undermines cases for defending Palestinian rights—is deplorable."
Donald Trump Accuses Jews Who Vote Democrat of 'A Total Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is not mearly [sic] an antisemitic dog whistle — it's a bullhorn to his white nationalist base," the progressive Jewish-American group If Not Now told Newsweek in a statement.
US Backs Xenophobia & Mob Violence in Hong Kong 20.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The ferociously anti-Chinese network behind the demonstrations has been cultivated with the help of U.S. funding and a Washington-linked local media tycoon, reports Ben Norton.   By Dan Cohen    The Grayzone President Donald Trump tweeted on August 13 that he “can’t…Read more →
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MELTDOWN: Beinart Goes Ballistic When Lowry Schools Him on Palestinians, Terrorism 20.8.2019 NewsBusters
On Monday’s The Lead, Atlantic writer, CNN political analyst, and Hamas apologist Peter Beinart suffered a meltdown for the ages, losing it while desperately trying to defend Palestinian terrorists and anti-Semitic groups like Miftah against a calm, sober evisceration of his world view by National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry. The child-like meltdown grew so hysterical that Beinart screeched about how National Review supports apartheid, segregation, and Israeli terror on Palestinians while denying that Miftah has issues with ...
HRW says Trump emboldened Israel to target country chief 26.7.2019 Raw Story
The head of Human Rights Watch has said Israel would be not be seeking to expel the organisation’s country director without US President Donald Trump in power. Israel has been trying to expel HRW’s American director for Israel and Palestine, Omar Shakir, after accusing him of advocating a boycott of the Jewish state, a claim […]
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