Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 18:43
The International Criminal Court (ICC) “was a hoax from the start.” So said Michael Mandel, a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, in response to the ICC Prosecutor’s shocking decision yesterday to refuse jurisdiction over Gaza war crimes without even referring the matter to judges.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 17:25
B’Tselem’s Executive Director Jessica Montell has admonished the Palestinian human rights groups for speaking out against the Israeli human rights’ group’s participation in J Street’s conference featuring war crimes suspect Ehud Olmert.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 13:14
The decision of Israeli human rights group B’Tselem to participate in J Street’s upcoming conference featuring former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is “incredibly damaging” to the effort to achieve justice and accountability for victims of war crimes.
The Israeli government has turned a blind eye — and often actively supported — the illegal takeover of water springs located on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank by Israeli settlers, according to a new report.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 12:55
Israeli human rights group B’Tselem has backed away from its sponsorship of US Israel lobby group J Street]s 26 March “gala” featuring former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert under whose leadership thousands of Palestinians and Lebanese were killed and injured in what B’Tselem itself has termed war crimes.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 23:46
B’Tselem USA, the American arm of renowned Israeli human rights group B’Tselem is “proud” to sponsor the 26 March gala of pro-Israel lobby group J Street despite the fact that the keynote speaker is former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert who is responsible for extensive war crimes in Lebanon and Gaza.
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Sat, 02/04/2012 - 14:07
Yesterday was another violent Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh as the weekly protests against settlement expansion continues. As always, the demonstration was met with tear gas, disgusting skunk chemicals and rubber-coated metal bullets. Disregarding cases of suffocation, 20 injuries were reported.