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Calling time on Israel’s rejection of Palestinian statehood

The former deputy mayor of Jerusalem had a stark warning for his American audience. Using official figures, Meron Benvenisti showed how the Israeli government had “proceeded methodically and effectively toward de facto annexation of the West Bank.” In terms of the West Bank’s “part in a solution” with the Palestinians, said Benvenisti, the time is “five minutes to midnight.” 919 more words


WEST BANK: Netanyahu's Ethnic Cleansing: First #IDF arrest the Palestinian homeowners on some pretext, next demolish their homes so they cannot return, then build new homes on the land for new settlers - @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – April.13: Israeli approval for new settlements more than doubles in 2016: Watchdog group

Israel has advanced plans for 250 percent more settler homes in the first quarter of 2016 than it did in the same period last year, Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now said Tuesday. 148 more words


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If this is illegal under International Law why is no offical action being taken, or is it that there is no legal requirement to abide by Internaional Law. There are also UN resolutions which are not abided by so is the UN effective?

#OHCHR UN experts have called for an end to the #harassment of #humanright 's defenders in the Occupied #Pal estinian Territory, calling the #attacks which include #physical #violence & #death threats “unaccep table”.

#AceNewsReport – The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) says human rights defenders in the region are being subjected to abuse, arrest, detention and harassment by the Israeli authorities and settler elements, in what is thought to be a bid to stop their work. 200 more words


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#Report Human rights situation in #Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

Human Rights Council

Twenty-ninth session

Agenda item 7

Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories


The present document contains the detailed finding of the independent commission of inquiry established pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution S-21/1. 445 more words