Category Archives: International Humanitarian Law

Israeli Settlements and International Law

Israeli Settlements and International Law Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs 30 Nov 2015 Attempts to present Jewish settlement in West Bank territory (ancient Judea and Samaria) as illegal and “colonial” in nature ignores the complexity of this issue, the history … Continue reading

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The Smotrich Plan – A Step in the Right Direction, but…

September 15, 2017 12:10 pm 0 by Martin Sherman “I am not talking here about cruel expulsion or the flooding of countries with penniless refugees. The emigration we are talking about is planned, willing, and based on a desire for … Continue reading

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In Meeting with Red Cross President, Netanyahu Slams Hamas’ ‘Unbelievable Cruelty’

United With Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday in Jerusalem with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Peter Maurer and discussed with him the fate of three Israeli civilians and the remains of two IDF soldiers … Continue reading

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Watch: Netanyahu opens new school year blasting Palestinian brainwashing

Watch Netanyahu youtube video By Yocheved Laufer / September 4, 2017 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu uploaded a video to his official YouTube account on Sunday saying that Palestinian “children should be taught to love and respect, not to hate and … Continue reading

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Israel grants asylum to persecuted Iranian journalist

World Israel News August 6, 2017 An Iranian journalist threatened with the death penalty in her home country has found refuge in Israel.  Iranian Nada Amin, a journalist whom the Islamic Republic is persecuting for her views, has been granted … Continue reading

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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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