Category Archives: Fourth Geneva Convention

US Congress Rejects UNSC Resolution 2334

B”H 115th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 169 To counter anti-Semitism at the United Nations, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES January 17, 2017 Mr. Rubio (for himself and Mr. Cotton) introduced the following bill; which … Continue reading

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Syrian government accused of carrying out mass prisoner hangings

By Reuters 6/02/2017 BEIRUT – The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place … Continue reading

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Deputy AG: ‘You can’t pick and choose which parts of int’l law you like on W. Bank’

Jpost Israel News – Politics and Diplomacy By Yonah Jeremy Bob 06 February 2017 THE SETTLEMENT of Efrat in Gush Etzion The Knesset cannot pick and choose which parts of international law it likes and which it does not regarding … Continue reading

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The Crusader revival: Banning Jews from the heart of Jerusalem

Jpost – Opinion By Shlomo Slonim 25 January 2017 UN Security Council resolution 2334 of December 23, 2016 is designed to redivide Jerusalem and to stamp Israeli authority, currently exercised throughout the city, as illegal. In effect, it would put … Continue reading

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The unique nature of the Palestinian refugee problem

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 The ‘uniqueness’ of the Palestinian refugees A new book by Einat Wilf and Adi Schwartz will  soon be out to address the uniquely insoluble Palestinian refugee problem, the result of a ‘foreign imperialist plot’. (But one … Continue reading

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UN official: Palestinians must have security and civil control of Area C

Jpost Politics And Diplomacy By TOVAH LAZAROFF \10/28/2016 The report blamed the Palestinian violence in part on a lack of hope among Palestinian minors and questioned whether in some cases the attacks occurred at all. A CONSTRUCTION site in the … Continue reading

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14-year-old Palestinian stabber convicted of attempted murder

Ynet News reports – Ahmad Manasra who committed a stabbing attack in Jerusalem and was then falsely proclaimed dead by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, was convicted of two counts of attempted murder. Michael Bachner/TPS A Palestinian teenager who committed a … Continue reading

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