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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

“This land is ours,” says Israel’s top diplomat, citing religious texts

Israel’s deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely is only one of several top-ranking politicians who hope to annex the occupied West Bank.

Israel destroys Bedouin village for 84th time

Displaying their defiance, locals rebuilt their tents yesterday evening. 

Khader Adnan escalates hunger strike in Israeli prison

Khader Adnan only consuming water on 17th consecutive day of protest.

How my grandmother stood up to Israel's occupation

The catastrophe facing Palestinians is not in the past; we live with it every day. 

Israel reimposes decades-long sentence on hunger striker released in exchange

Israel still holds dozens of former prisoners arrested during collective punishment campaign last year.

Netanyahu keeps promise to drive Palestinians from Jerusalem

An Israeli court has ordered the demolition of eight homes in occupied East Jerusalem. 

Israel court approves demolition of Bedouin village to make way for Jews

Although Umm al-Hiran’s 700 Palestinian residents carry Israeli citizenship, Israel’s high court has approved their eviction to make way for a Jewish-only community. 

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