User: newstrust Topic: Human Rights
Category: Human Rights Around the World :: Palestine
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Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91 25.2.2020 Raw Story
Egypt’s ousted former president Hosni Mubarak has died at the age of 91, state television said on Tuesday, weeks after undergoing surgery. The former Egyptian strongman was under house arrest since he was ousted on February 11, 2011 after three decades in power. Mubarak suffered from health problems following his ouster and arrest, and his […]
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‘This is a war crime’: Video of IDF bulldozer dragging body of Palestinian man in Gaza sparks outrage 24.2.2020 Raw Story
Human rights advocates are demanding that the Israeli military immediately open a criminal investigation into the incident. [Warning… Graphic footage contained in or linked to in this article… Some people may find disturbing.] Human rights advocates expressed outrage and called for a criminal investigation after video footage of an Israeli military bulldozer dragging the body […]
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Klobuchar Has Pushed Extreme Right-Wing Policy on Israel/Palestine 14.2.2020
Klobuchar even alarmed some conservatives by backing an anti-BDS bill that endangered civil liberties and free ...
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Buried in Trump-Netanyahu deal is effort to ‘torpedo’ ICC war crimes probe 30.1.2020 Raw Story
The plan announced Tuesday by the White House demands Palestinians “dismiss all pending actions” before the International Criminal Court. As the International Criminal Court moved forward this week with its investigation into alleged war crimes committed against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the White House’s new so-called “peace” plan includes a largely unreported provision that […]
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‘This is not a peace plan, it is a war plan’: Trump-Netanyahu deal decried as shameful attack on Palestinian rights 29.1.2020 Raw Story
Human rights advocates condemned U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “annexation plan” for large swaths of Palestinian territory as the two leaders on Tuesday presented what they termed a “peace deal” for Israel and Palestine. “This is not a peace plan. It is theft. It is erasure.” —Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)Critics […]
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Santa Fe Denies Permit for Mural Art Depicting Plight of Palestinian Children 27.1.2020
Santa Fe Denies Permit for Mural Art Depicting Plight of Palestinian Children
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Palestinians Decry ICC Prosecutor’s Delay of Israeli War Crimes Investigation 31.12.2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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