February 2021 Update on Israel’s demolitions within the OPT

Posted February 27, 2021, by & filed under News.

Humsa Al Bqai’a (Khirbet Hamsa – in Hebrew) A Bedouin community located in Area C in the north of the Jordan Valley Current population: approximately 70 of whom 41 are children The Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) demolished it on 3 November 2020 in the largest mass demolition within the previous ten years. Following it, the… Read more »

The Limits of International Law and Human Rights – Jeff Halper

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The decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Palestine in fact constitutes a state actor entitled to bring charges of war crimes against Israeli political and military leaders, and that the ICC in fact has jurisdiction, will not be a game-changer. True, it is a good thing that Israel is held accountable for violations… Read more »

British Parliamentarians send letter to the Foreign Secretary: Pressure Israel to stop evictions

Posted February 10, 2021, by & filed under News.

81 British parliamentarians representing all parties within the House of Commons and the House of Lords signed a letter to the British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, asking that the British government must do everything in its power to prevent the mass forced evictions and dispossession of Palestinian families from their homes in Jerusalem. This letter… Read more »