ICAHD Statement to the Human Rights Council: Israeli Illegal Practices and Prolonged Occupation

Posted 26th July 2012, by & filed under Demolitions, Home Demolitions, international law, Itay Epshtain, Prolonged occupation, UN Human Rights Council.

  Earlier today (Tuesday, May 15th) ICAHD submitted its statement to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to convene in Geneva next month. ICAHD called the Council to reflect on the legality of prolonged Israeli occupation,  a possible new type of crime against humanity.  The statement, authored by Adv. Emily Schaeffer from the Michael Sfard Law Office and… Read more »

Human Rights Council Addresses Prolonged Occupation

Posted 25th July 2012, by & filed under Ethnic displacement, Itay Epshtain, Itay Epshtain, Judaization, Richard Falk, UN Human Rights Council.

The UN Human Rights Council yesterday morning (July 2nd 2012) held a dialogue with Richard Falk, the Special Rapporteur on OPT. Prof. Falk, introducing his reports main recommendation that the Human Rights Council should commission a study on the adequacy of international humanitarian law to cover situations of prolonged occupation and provide Israel and the international… Read more »