The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the actions of Israeli soldiers who forced their way into the Ramallah headquarters of the press, publishing and distribution company, al Ayyam, this morning, Wednesday 28 May.
According to IFJ affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), the Israeli forces informed the managment of the company that it would [...]
AFP – A Palestinian unity government was sworn in on Monday after a landmark reconciliation deal with the Islamist movement Hamas that Israel plans to boycott but Washington said it will work with.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah greet members of the new Palestinian unity government in the West Bank city [...]
Dear President Abbas,
We, the undersigned Palestinian and international human rights organizations, write to urge you to ensure that Palestine pursues the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by promptly acceding to the Rome Statute and/or filing a further declaration accepting the Court’s jurisdiction over crimes committed on Palestinian territory from 1 July 2002.
Taking such [...]
The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) issued Wednesday a press statement decrying Israel’s mistreatment, humiliation of Palestinian workers and denying them their basic rights.
May 1 1014, marks International Workers’ Day. For Palestinian workers, there is not much cause for celebration: the day is a painful reminder that another year [...]
Fadel Abu Odwan, 11, was left alone and bleeding heavily for three hours after Israeli soldiers opened fire on him at the Gaza border fence on February 21.
Ramallah, March 4 2014, An unarmed Palestinian child was gravely wounded and left without medical attention for three hours after Israeli soldiers opened fire on him at the [...]
In two separate incidents last week under unclear circumstances young women were killed in the Gaza Strip. The Al Mezan Center for Human Rights condemns the crimes and calls on the concerned authorities to launch investigations and bring perpetrators to justice.
On Thursday, 20 February, 2014, S.N.M., 18, was killed at approximately 1:30 pm. A report [...]
إستياء فلسطيني من التخبط المصري وتصدير أزماته الداخلية إلى الشعوب المجاورة
Reuters – Associated Press – Agencies – An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned all activities of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in Egypt.
“The court has ordered the banning of Hamas work and activities in Egypt,” a judge – who asked to remain anonymous – said, [...]
World Cancer Day – INCB reiterates the right to access internationally controlled narcotic drugs for the relief of pain and suffering
At the opening of the 109th session of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), a day before the World Cancer Day on 4 February, INCB President Raymond Yans reaffirmed the importance of the international drug [...]