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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

Top UN official aloof as Gaza is “submerged in despair”

Gaza private contractors and Palestinian resistance groups add to outrage over UN’s betrayal of international promises on reconstruction.

Why Slovenia must repudiate its "debt" to Israel

Recognizing “Palestine” will soon be discussed by lawmakers in Ljubljana.

Palestinians demand end to UN complicity in Gaza siege

Israeli firms profit from Gaza destruction and reconstruction, currently stalled due to the failure of the UN’s Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism.

Dad decries soft charge for Israeli accused in videotaped killing of son

The border policeman accused of killing Nadim Nuwara has been charged with manslaughter instead of murder.

Israelis demand Palestinian workers be fired

Israel’s Channel 10 reported that 58 percent of Israelis support the Askhelon mayor’s decision to ban Palestinian citizens of Israel from working on construction projects in the city’s kindergartens.

Video analysis pinpoints Israeli killer of Palestinian teen

Meanwhile, an occupation soldier arrested in Nadim Nuwara’s killing is being treated as a hero by thousands of Israelis.

Recipe for disaster as Israel allows more civilians to carry guns

Israel’s public security minister eases gun restrictions after inciting vigilante violence against Palestinians.

Defense moves for new trial for Palestinian American Rasmea Odeh

Odeh’s lawyers continue to press for her release from jail as they argue her trial denied her the right to due process and a fair trial.

Exporting repression from Ulster to Palestine

Why have former officers from the Royal Ulster Constabulary been put in charge of an EU police operation in the West Bank?

Anti-Palestinian violence surges after Jerusalem synagogue attack

Influential Israeli settler leader called on a Palestinian political leader to be hanged just one week before Palestinian bus driver found hanged.

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