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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

Fair employment champion urges lower protection for Palestinian workers than Israeli law

Flawed Holy Land Principles for “ethical” business practices ignore the fundamental rights of Palestinians.

Video: Israeli night raids on sleeping Palestinian children

Video shows soldiers in full combat gear, armed with rifles and hand grenades, photographing and interrogating children as young as four.

Sixty percent of global drone exports come from Israel -- new data

Experimenting on Palestinians has paved the way for Israel to become the single greatest source for drone proliferation.

Is Obama really going to get tough with Israel?

Since Netanyahu’s re-election victory, the talk of a deepening breach between the US and Israel has escalated. But will it translate into real action?

Is UN providing Israel with cover for killing Gaza's children?

Despite intense political pressure, the Israeli army could still be placed on UN list of major violators of children’s rights, officials insist.

War in Syria cuts life expectancy by twenty years -- study

Palestinians and Syrians putting their lives in hands of human traffickers in bid to reach Europe.

Judge sentences Rasmea Odeh, insisting case is not "political"

Palestinian American community leader sentenced to 18 months after intense hearing in which she tells judge “I am not a terrorist.”

Supporters mobilize on eve of Rasmea Odeh's sentencing

Palestinian American community leader likely to address judge prior to sentencing.

Palestinians welcome cancelation of Israel-PA gas deal

Cancelation of Israel-PA gas deal will add pressure on Jordan to cancel its own deal with Israel, but Gaza’s gas is still not safe from profiteers.

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.

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