PCHR is following up with deep concern the Israeli Occupying Forces activities aiming at controlling and confiscating more Palestinian agricultural land in order to expand the already established illegal settlements and build a new bypass road to connect the settlements with the Israeli territory. Read more about Israeli commander in Gaza issues military order to seize land to build a new settlement road
Israeli belligerent occupying forces have committed another war crime against Palestinian civilians late yesterday night, when an Israeli F-16 fighter jet attacked an apartment building in a highly populated area in Gaza City, killing 15 Palestinian civilians, including 9 children. Read more about Israel practices state terror and Sharon expresses his pride of committing war crimes
The killing on Monday of 14 Palestinians, including 8 children, in the al-Daraj neighbourhood of Gaza city was another escalation in the Israeli military assault against the Palestinian civilian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The missile strike against the apartment building in a densely populated neighbourhood in the city was the latest attack in the Israeli government’s official political assassination policy. Read more about Killing protected civilians with impunity
In the most recent information obtained by PCHR, it is clear that previous information published regarding the victims of the assassination attack in Gaza city three days ago was incorrect. The discovery of three bodies indicates that the work of the Palestinian Civil Defence and rescue teams was halted without completing the search for the victims. Read more about PCHR: most recent information Gaza bombing
Three NGOs-Palestinian, Israeli and International NGOs welcome conclusions of UN Committee against Torture on Israel. Read more about OMCT welcomes conclusions of UN Committee against Torture on Israel
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March, OMCT would like to express its concern over the worldwide prevalence of violence against women, and in particular over the high levels of violence against Palestinian women in Israel and the Occupied Territories. Read more about International Women's day
Today, the situation continues to deteriorate in a cycle where violence begets violence and where no viable prospects for peace are apparent. Given the fact that the situation continues to worsen, OMCT wonders how far conditions must deteriorate before the International Community reacts with all the urgency that the situation requires. Read more about 'There can be no viable prospects for peace in the region without the full respect for human rights'
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) notes with great concern the Israeli Government’s systematic negative attitude towards decisions made by the United Nations Security Council concerning the prevailing situation in the Middle East. Read more about OMCT is outraged by Israel's attitude towards the UN's decisions.
The International Secretariat of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is deeply concerned by a growing trend within the Israeli Government of systematically denying Palestinian nationals the protection of both international and national law. Read more about Israel: placing the Palestinian population outside the protection of the law
In reaction to the latest house demolitions in Gaza, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has addressed an urgent request to the Israeli authorities urging them to put an end immediately to house demolitions, which have become a systematic policy. Read more about In reaction to the latest house demolitions in Gaza