Archives - October 2019

15
Oct

Euro-Med: Israeli judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property

The Israeli authorities continued its violations of the rights of the Palestinian population in Jerusalem in September, in line with the Israeli official political policies, and in light of international silence towards repeated violations in the city that pave the way for war crimes and ethnic cleansing, according to the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor …

15
Oct

Lebanese president: Israel violates int’l law, seeks to impose new fait accompli

Lebanese president Michel Aoun has accused Israel of violating all international laws, conventions and norms and seeking to impose a new fait accompli on the ground. Aoun made the remarks at the first conference of the Levant meeting, entitled: “Meeting and a Breakfast Prayer, Lebanon the Homeland of Dialogue and Civilizations”, which was held in …

11
Oct

Euro-Med’s chairman at Brazilian Parliament: Israel’s violations constitute ethnic cleansing

The Israeli authorities continue to demolish Palestinian homes and institutions, target families, arrest and intimidate children in Jerusalem as part of a systematic policy of forcible displacement of Palestinians, the Chairman of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) Ramy Abdu said. “Despite the UN Security Council adoption of Resolution 2334 in late December 2016, which …

11
Oct

The occupation releases Jerusalem MP Mohammed Abu Tir

The Israeli occupation released Thursday MP Mohammed Abu Tir (68), after seven months of administrative detention. Abu Tair, a member of the Legislative Council of the Bloc for Change and Reform, has been expelled from occupied Jerusalem since 8 October 2010, following the withdrawal of his identity card. The Interior Ministry on that date has …

11
Oct

MP Attoun warns of Israel’s Judaization plans in J’lem

Palestinian lawmaker Ahmed Attoun, from Occupied Jerusalem, has warned that Israel is exploiting the Arab and Muslim nations’ preoccupation with different issues to carry out its Judaization plans in the holy city. In a press release, MP Attoun said that the occupation state sees such circumstances as an opportunity and a very good time to …

9
Oct

MP Khudari: 100% of Gaza factories totally or partially affected by siege

Head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege MP Jamal al-Khudari said that 100% of the Gaza Strip factories have been affected completely or partially by the Israeli siege and successive assaults. Al-Khudari said in a press statement that Israel is deliberately targeting the Palestinian economy, especially the industrial sector. He explained that Israel is …

9
Oct

Over 300 Israeli settlers desecrate al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers on Tuesday morning forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque through al-Maghareba Gate to celebrate Yom Kippur Holiday. Local sources said that Israel’s Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel and the extremist rabbi Yehuda Glick led over 300 Jewish settlers into the holy site and gave presentations on the alleged “Temple Mount” during …

9
Oct

Rights groups say continued delay of UN database on settlements unfounded and unacceptable

Nine human rights organizations expressed in a joint statement their serious concern and disappointment that the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights did not transmit to the Human Rights Council, at its 42nd session, the database of all businesses engaged in listed activities related to Israel’s unlawful settlement enterprise (the Database) in the Occupied …

4
Oct

Palestine Gains Membership of Arab League’s Human Rights Committee

Palestine yesterday gained membership of the Human Rights Committee of the Arab League. The State of Palestine will be represented by Legal Adviser Majdi Hardan from the Ministry of Justice. In accordance with the membership, Palestine will be required to report on human rights situations; in particular violations of human rights by the Israeli occupation authorities. The elected …

4
Oct

188 settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli occupation police on Thursday morning allowed anew dozens of Jewish settlers to desecrate the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards. According to Quds Press, about 188 settlers, including 95 students, entered the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate and toured its courtyards. The Aqsa Mosque is exposed to daily desecration by Jewish settlers in the morning and the …

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