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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

Video: Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at 6-year-old children on their way to school

Israeli soldiers have attacked elementary school kids in the occupied West Bank with tear gas twice this week.

Israel's extermination of whole families in Gaza reflects genocidal impulse

Israel’s crimes in Gaza were not only war crimes and crimes against humanity. The evidence suggests they rise to the level of genocide.

Scorched earth: Israel obliterates two more Gaza high rises

Israel perpetrated the destruction of two more high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip overnight, making hundreds more people homeless and destroying dozens of business.

Starve or surrender: Cut off all food and water to Gaza, says Israeli general

Israeli Major-General Giora Eiland has urged that all food and water be cut off to Gaza residents – a major war crime and precisely the “starve or surrender” policy condemned when used in Syria.

Israel kills human rights defenders and their families

Israel’s refusal to allow human rights organizations entry to Gaza reflects a pattern of disrespect for the work of human rights defenders.

How many bombs has Israel dropped on Gaza?

Explosive force Israel has dropped on Gaza comparable to Hiroshima atomic bomb.

How Israel uses Caterpillar machinery to carry out extrajudicial executions

New report details use of Caterpillar, Volvo, Hidromek, Hitachi, Hyundai and JCB equipment in a host of Israeli crimes against Palestinians.

Israel-trained police "occupy" Missouri after killing of black youth

Department using repressing tactics in Ferguson has received advice from Israeli forces.

Rights group condemns Nigerian army "massacre" at pro-Palestine protest

A fact-finding team from UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission relates “harrowing details” about a Nigerian military attack on an al-Quds Day protest in the northern city of Zaria that killed 33 in July.

Britain decides to keep on arming Israel

Just twelve UK weapons export licenses will be revoked if Israel resumes its bombing of Gaza.

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