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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

Israel used "disappearance" of soldier as pretext for killing spree -- rights group

More than sixty mosques were completely destroyed in Gaza last summer, according to the Palestinian rights group Al-Haq.

Palestinian and Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in Egyptian jail

Crackdown “a result of a shift in Egypt’s foreign policy on Syria” following July 2013 coup, says monitoring group.

New York jury finds Palestinian Authority liable for “terrorism”

 In a case criticized as highly prejudicial, the PA and PLO are found liable for terrorism and ordered to pay $655.5 million.

School near Nablus repeatedly attacked by Israel

Violent incidents against West Bank schools tripled over the past two years.

Israeli foreign minister on Facebook: Palestinian prisoners should be executed

Avigdor Lieberman announced that his party will propose a bill to execute Palestinian political prisoners. 

Israel bans Palestinian lawmaker Haneen Zoabi from parliament

Haneen Zoabi is accused of “incitement,” although Israeli politicians regularly call for the bloodshed of Palestinians.

Palestinian rap group to take legal action against Netanyahu

“We reject all forms of cooperation with the Zionist enemy,” the rap group Torbayeh wrote on Facebook. 

Israeli high court rejects appeal by family of murdered activist Rachel Corrie

Cindy and Craig Corrie say they are “disappointed, but not surprised” by ruling.

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