Archive for October, 2019

UN express grave concerns over detention of Heba Al-Labadi

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (31 October 2019) UN human rights experts* called on Israel to immediately release Heba Al-Labadi, a Palestinian woman with Jordanian nationality, who was placed in solitary confinement after an Israeli military court sentenced her to administrative … Read more »

Sentencing of Israeli soldier opens door to more violations

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

An Israeli soldier who killed an unarmed Palestinian teenager near the Gaza perimeter fence was sentenced yesterday to a month of community service. Othman Rami Helles, aged 15, was killed by an IDF sharpshooter, who shot Othman in the torso, on the … Read more »

Introducing Palestine VR

Press Release – The Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy

Today, a first-of-its-kind virtual reality app was launched to give users access to everyday life in Palestine and allow them to see highlights from the trip Israel banned U.S. Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from participating in. The … Read more »

Euro-Med addresses UN to stop digital rights violations

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent a letter to the United Nations to express deep concern at recent measures advanced by the Palestinian Authority that restrict freedom of expression and represent a worrying precedent in violating … Read more »

Decisive action needed to end Israeli occupation

Press Release – UN News

The international community has a responsibility and legal obligation to compel Israel to end its 52 year-long occu-annexation of Palestinian territory and remove barriers preventing Palestinian self-determination, a UN independent human rights … Read more »

Judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med’s Jerusalem monthly report: Israeli judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property Jerusalem- The Israeli authorities continued its violations of the rights of the Palestinian population in Jerusalem in September, in line with the Israeli … Read more »

Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike … Read more »

The Africa-Palestine Conference: Why SA Must Lead The Way

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor to address many audiences in six, major cities, I have also … Read more »