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Military steps up use of live 0.22 inch bullets against Palestinian stone-throwers

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West Bank military commander recently confirmed shift to use of live fire instead of crowd control weapons

Recent months have seen a dramatic rise in Israeli security forces’ use of live 0.22 inch caliber bullets (Ruger rifle bullets, also known by the nickname Two-Two) in clashes with Palestinians in the West Bank. 258 more words

Israel Palestine

Facing expulsion

B’Tselem-Day in and day out, the Palestinian residents of Khirbet Susiya see the solid, well-built permanent housing of the settlement of Susiya, established in 1983. Although there has been a Palestinian village in the area since the nineteenth century, the Israeli military displaced the residents from the original site of the village, declaring it an archeological site, and does not allow construction whatsoever in the present location. 32 more words

Violations Of International Law

Application of International Law: Challenges

Introduction:

International Law[1] or the Law of Nations is the name of a body of rules which according to regular definition regulates the conduct of States in their intercourse with each another. 1,951 more words

Politics

Corporations found guilty at Russell Tribunal second session

by Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

On 22 November a jury of international experts announced their verdict that compelling evidence shows corporate complicity in Israeli violations of international law. 1,059 more words

Politics

European Union Boosts Israel Ties, Ignores Illegal Settlements

By David Cronin, Inter Press Service News

BRUSSELS, Mar 22, 2010 (IPS) – Diplomats representing the European Union (EU) have drawn up a new plan for strengthening their relations with Israel despite the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. 97 more words

EU Found Guilty at First Session of Russell Tribunal

RTP is a peoples’ legal initiative (David Vilaplana/imagenenaccion.org) By Ewa Jasiewicz and Frank Barat, The  Palestine Chronicle,  March 16, 2010


The first session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RTP) was heard in Barcelona, Spain earlier this month. 136 more words