Posts Tagged “Israeli oppression”

Israeli Supreme Court opens door to return of 65 Gaza fishing boats

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Israeli Supreme Court opens door to return of 65 Gaza fishing boats

Israeli Supreme Court opens door to return of 65 Gaza fishing boats Israel to return 65 boats to Gaza fishermen following human rights NGOs’ petition to Israeli Supreme Court Israel says will return boats ‘subject to security and political considerations’; NGOs demand Israel return them immediately along with all on-board equipment, without further costs to…

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in regards to her bill, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391. Video of Congresswoman McCollum’s remarks can be seen here. Congresswoman McCollum’s full remarks are below: Mr. Speaker,…

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Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

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Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority The Committee to End Gaza Sanctions has criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for imposing sanctions they charge support Israel’s embargo and oppression of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. Here is the statement the Committee issued Monday morning following massive protests held in Ramallah on Sunday,…

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported Government-Compiled Dossier Accuses Organization of Promoting Boycotts Israeli authorities on May 7, 2018, revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, and ordered him to leave Israel within 14 days. The government said it was because of Shakir’s alleged support for boycotts of Israel….

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is organizing worldwide support for Palestinian refugees living in the Israeli besieged Gaza Strip this Ramadan. You can help, too, by hosting an “Iftar for Gaza” event and donating proceeds to support the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. This is…

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Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing

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Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing

Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing Israeli security forces should immediately release Bakr Abdel Haq, a correspondent for the Palestinian Authority’s broadcaster Palestine TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Israeli troops on March 23 arrested Abdel Haq, who is based in the West Bank city of Nablus, at the al-Karama border…

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