Category Archives: International Humanitarian Law

Amnesty Int’l: No justification for PA violently storming peaceful protest

Jpost – Arab Israeli Conflict By Adam Rasgon March 14, 2017 A senior Amnesty International official sharply criticized the Palestinian Authority security forces on Monday for violently cracking down on a protest in front of a Ramallah courthouse earlier this … 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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WHY ARE THESE TERRITORIES DIFFERENT FROM ALL OTHER TERRITORIES?

Watch PANEL 4 Discussion WHY ARE THESE TERRITORIES DIFFERENT FROM ALL OTHER TERRITORIES? THE LAW, JUDEA, SAMARIA AND GAZA MODERATOR: AMIT SEGAL – Correspondent, Israel Channel 2 PROF. RACHEL VANLANDINGHAM – Former Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force, Southwestern Law School … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Israel is looking to absorb injured Syrians from Aleppo

Jpost – Benjamin Netanyahu By HERB KEINON \12/20/2016 At the same time, he said, Israel will not let the Syrian war or aggression from Syria “spillover into our territory.” Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit:REUTERS) The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday began exploring … Continue reading

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Holocaust Scholar: International community must stop Syria atrocities

Jpost – Middle East By TAMARA ZIEVE \12/18/2016 The chairman of Yad Vashem Holocaust museum says international organizations should be founded “with the express purpose of averting future crimes against humanity.” Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Where are the human rights organizations?

Arutz Sheva Israel National News Netanyahu urges the international community to help free four Palestinian Arabs who were arrested for visiting Efrat mayor’s sukkah. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday urged the international community to help free four Palestinian Arabs … Continue reading

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