International Humanitarian law


The Press as Political Player

It is very relevant that in 2009 more than a hundred journalists were killed while doing their job. I have no doubt that all of them were trying to show

Guilty As Charged: UN Report on Gaza Flotilla Massacre

"The UN Human Rights Council's fact-finding mission concluded that Israel's naval blockade of the Palestinian territory was unlawful because of the humanitarian crisis there, and described the military raid on

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights 2009 Annual Report – by Stephen Lendman

Today, 1.5 million Gazans struggle to rebuild their lives, "in spite of sustaining permanent disabilities, losing loved ones or becoming homeless" after war under siege – collective punishment in violation

Red Cross – Gaza closure: not another year!

The serious incidents that took place on 31 May between Israeli forces and activists on a flotilla heading for Gaza once again put the spotlight on the acute hardship faced

Israel: End crackdown on anti-wall activists

Israel has detained Palestinians who advocate non-violent protests against the separation barrier and charged them based on questionable evidence, including allegedly coerced confessions.

HRW: IOA breaking international laws

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has charged that the Israeli occupation authority's (IOA) continued demolition of Palestinian homes in occupied Jerusalem was in violation of international laws.