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Rights and Accountability

News about work to enforce human rights and international law

Will US demand truth about Israeli killing of Palestinian-American child?

Orwa Hammad, aged 14, was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces on 24 October. Will impunity once again protect his killers?

Judge deals major blow to Rasmea Odeh's defense

A week before the trial begins, Rasmea Odeh’s defense is severely hampered by judge’s ruling on pre-trial motions.

Claims of anti-Semitism vanish as facts emerge in incident at NY-Tel Aviv game

Man who claimed to be the victim of a hate crime in New York is now accused of taking part in an attack on a Palestinian-American woman.

Video: Settlers cheer as Israeli soldiers attack disabled Palestinian child

The incident occurred in Hebron, whose Palestinian residents are relentlessly targeted by Israeli occupation army and settler violence.

Judge rejects US call for anonymous jury in trial of Palestinian-American

But Judge Gerswhin A. Drain granted a government request for “partial sequestration” of the jury in Rasmea Odeh’s case and placed some limits on demonstrations of support.

Under cover of reconstruction, UN and PA become enforcers of Israel's Gaza siege

Details given in a confidential briefing reveal how UN and Palestinian Authority will pass private information about Palestinians in devastated Gaza to Israel.

Revealed: EU science chief promised to be "flexible" towards Israel's war crimes

The Israeli Antiquities Authority has deceived Brussels officials in order to obtain research subsidies.

Who benefits from billions pledged for Gaza reconstruction?

The $5.4 billion raised at Cairo donor conference will not make Gaza a livable place.

St. Louis police give Israeli-style excuses for arresting peaceful protesters

Echoing Israeli rhetoric, St. Louis city police claim they arrested seventeen peaceful anti-police brutality protesters for “rock-throwing,” an account eyewitnesses dispute.

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