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The Council of the European Union sanctioned on Monday extremist Israeli settlers and violent activists blocking aid efforts to Gaza under the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime. The Council found five Israeli individuals who settled in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem regions and three entities responsible for systematic human rights abuses against [...]

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Israel’s airforce conducted a strike on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees’s (UNRWA) Abu Oraiban School building in Nuseirat refugee camp on Sunday. The strike killed at least 17 people, according to sources from Gaza’s civil defense agency, quoted by Al Jazeera. Israel stated that the strike was directed against “terrorists [...]

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Leading UK rights organizations called on the new Labour government in a joint letter Thursday to take immediate action to cease the United Kingdom’s complicity in what they term as Israel’s ongoing atrocity crimes against Palestinians. Addressing newly-appointed Prime Minister Keir Starmer, the Foreign Secretary, and the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, the [...]

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Professor Andrew Clapham of the Geneva Graduate Institute is a leading expert in the interplay of war and international law. In his timely new book “War,” Clapham explores the modern relevance of the concept of war and how it shapes our understanding of rights and obligations in both national and international law, questioning whether the [...]

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The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights announced Monday a resolution agreement with Brown University to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for alleged harassment of students with Jewish, Palestinian, Arab, and or/Muslim ancestry. Brown University named four key priorities under which it would revise policies [...]

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United Nations (UN) experts as part of the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council declared on Tuesday that famine has undoubtedly spread throughout the Gaza Strip. The expert declaration follows the deaths of three more Palestinian children in May and June. Six-month-old Fayez Ataya, 13-year-old Abdulqader Al-Serhi, and nine-year-old Ahmad Abu Reida were all [...]

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Berlin police said released a police report on Sunday detailing damage by unknown persons to a Jewish memorial in Steglitz and said that an investigation was ongoing. Police said that at around 4:10pm on Saturday, officers noticed paint smeared on the monument on Hermann-Ehlers-Platz. The mirror surface of the monument was damaged with “political content,” [...]

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