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New Zealand: Misguided Israeli-Palestinian peace resolution threatens justice for war crimes

11 November 2015 in 2015

A draft United Nations Security Council resolution prepared by New Zealand which seeks to promote renewed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations by cutting out the International Criminal Court is seriously misguided, Amnesty International said today.

The draft resolution calls on Israel and Palestine to “to refrain from referring… a situation concerning Israel or the Occupied Palestinian Territories to the International Criminal Court.”

Video: Israeli police interrogate 13-year-old accused of stabbing

11 November 2015 in 2015

In video footage obtained by Ma'an, Israeli officials have been captured on film hurling abuse at a 13-year-old Palestinian child accused of stabbing two Israelis in East Jerusalem last month during the child's interrogation.

The footage shows segments of the interrogation of Ahmad Manasra, 13, as Israeli detectives yell curses and verbally abuse the child, while questioning him about the incident and his motives.

New Israeli Settlement Bids Undermine Peace, says Foreign Ministry

10 November 2015 in 2015

JERUSALEM, November 9, 2015 (WAFA) – Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in a statement released on Monday the Israeli government’s approval of the construction of 2,200 new housing units in two West Bank settlements, as well as a plan to organize two settlement outposts.

It said the Israeli decision undermines any chance of a two-state solution and attempts to revive peace talks.

KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER WHEN REPORTING ON OCCUPIED PALESTINE

06 November 2015 in 2015

Negotiation Affairs Department issued a report on November 5th, 2015 highlighting key points to remember when reporting on Occupied Palestine. These key points include;Israel occupies the State of Palestine. The main issue is the Israeli Occupation.Palestinian Recognition of Israel was met with more Colonization. For Israel, forcible displacement and colonization are an official policy, not the two-state solution. East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Occupied State of Palestine. Israeli settlements in Occupied East Jerusalem are as illegal as settlements in the rest of the Occupied State of Palestine. The Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound is under Israeli Occupation just as the rest of East Jerusalem. Israel has effectively changed Al-Aqsa’s Status Quo ...

Special Report: Israel’s Aggression Against Occupied Palestine between September 13 – October 31 (till midnight): Highlighting Extra Judicial Killings.

02 November 2015 in 2015

The special report issued by NAD November 1, 2015 emphasized the fact that Israeli incitement and attacks, carried out by the State of Israel against the Palestinian population
and its leadership, undermine all efforts to realize two independents states based on the 1967
borders. As the Israeli government continues its belligerent occupation, oppression and apartheid
policies, the Palestinian population is subjected to extrajudicial killings while protesting in defense
of its rights. Meanwhile, the international community remains silent.

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