Posts Tagged: b’tselem

No way to treat a child

Palestinian children in military detention Each year hundreds of Palestinian children are arrested by Israeli forces and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system. The United Nations and many human rights groups are concerned by reports from Palestinian children that detail cruel punishments, substandard conditions, and a lack of basic fundamental due process rights in… Read more »

Tell Congress to Advocate for Palestinian Children

From our colleagues in the Office for Public Witness: The detention of Palestinian minors by Israel raises serious concerns about lack of due process and ill-treatment.  These concerns serve as a call to action for those who feel a responsibility to care for the most weak and vulnerable members of society. According to the Israeli… Read more »

UN General Assembly to consider UN probe into Gaza conflict

The United Nations General Assembly will meet on November 4 to consider the report [PDF] of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict. The Mission was appointed on April 3, 2009 “to investigate all violations of international human…

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Daily life in Gaza

Daily Life in Gaza: Conditions on the Ground & Implications for the Peace Process Churches for Middle East Peace Network Conference Call with Mitchell Plitnick ~Wednesday, August 12, 2009~ Call begins: 2pm ET/1pm CT/12pm MT/11am PT HOW TO CALL IN:…

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