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Last week, the U.N. independent expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, called for an international ban on all Israeli settlements products, as a step towards ending...

UN expert calls for ban of products from illegal Israeli settlements

Last week, the U.N. independent expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, called for an international ban on all Israeli settlements products, as a step towards ending…

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity by using lethal military force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, a United Nations independent commission of inquiry has found. “Israeli...

UN says Israel’s killings at Gaza protests may amount to war crimes

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity by using lethal military force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, a United Nations independent commission of inquiry has found. “Israeli…

Media reports revealed that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights began sending letters two weeks ago to 150 companies in Israel and around the globe, warning them that they could be...

UN Takes First Concrete Step To Hold Israel Accountable For Violating Palestinian Human Rights

Media reports revealed that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights began sending letters two weeks ago to 150 companies in Israel and around the globe, warning them that they could be…

Richard Falk is professor emeritus of international law and practice at Princeton University and the former United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur in the Occupied Palestinian Territories  You are a co-author...

Israel imposes ‘apartheid regime’ on Palestinians – an interview with Richard Falk

Richard Falk is professor emeritus of international law and practice at Princeton University and the former United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur in the Occupied Palestinian Territories  You are a co-author…

On March 24th the UN Human Rights Council has voted “to produce a database of all business enterprises” that operate in illegal Israeli settlements. The resolution passed with 32 votes in...

UN Human Rights Council votes to establish database of settlement companies

On March 24th the UN Human Rights Council has voted “to produce a database of all business enterprises” that operate in illegal Israeli settlements. The resolution passed with 32 votes in…

While Israel increases its use of arbitrary arrest and detention as a tool of political repression against Palestinians, the British corporation G4S is continuing to profit from its contracts with the Israeli...

Why does UN hire G4S, accomplice to Israeli torture?

While Israel increases its use of arbitrary arrest and detention as a tool of political repression against Palestinians, the British corporation G4S is continuing to profit from its contracts with the Israeli…