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UN rights expert resigns over denial of access to Occupied Palestinian Territory
UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, Makarim Wibisono , resigned from his position Monday, saying that Israel has not granted him access to the Occupied Palestinian Territory after repeated requests (More)
Charges to be raised against Jewish extremists suspected of deadly arson
Months after a deadly July arson attack that left an 18-month old Palestinian and his parents dead, the Israeli government is making moves to prosecute the Jewish extremists suspected to have committed the attacks. The length of time it has taken (More)
UN rights experts express concern over latest violence in Israel
UN Special Rapporteurs Makarim Wibisono and Christof Heyns expressed concern Monday over ongoing violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and Israel. This latest phase of conflict began in October and has claimed an estimated 15 Israel (More)
Palestinian officials present documents to ICC alleging Israeli war crimes
The President of Palestine, HE Mahmoud Abbas, and other Palestinian foreign officials met with the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday, where the Palestinian officials presented documents that purportedly contain e (More)
Palestine documents leaked claiming political corruption
The Palestinian government on Wednesday defended its record after documents were leaked claiming officials have attempted to misuse public funds. It is reported [AP report] the documents reveal efforts to fund a private neighborhood complex for gove (More)
Israel sentences two Jewish extremists to six months without charge
Israel on Sunday sentenced two alleged Jewish extremists to six months in prison without formal charges. The arrests are part of a crackdown on Jewish extremists and come after an arson attack on a Palestinian home that killed a child and injured (More)
Israel uses 'administrative detention' for first time against citizen
The Israel Defense Ministry on Wednesday jailed an Israeli extremists for sixth months with no charges or formal trial. It is reported [Times of Israel report] that Mordechai Meyer was sent to jail in as an effort by Israel officials to stop milit (More)
UN officials denounce West Bank arson attack that killed Palestinian child
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and recently appointed UN special envoy in the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov condemned the arson attacks in the West Bank on Friday that killed a Palestinian child and severely wounded the child' (More)
AI: Evidence of war crimes by Israel in retaliation for captured soldier
Amnesty International (AI) on Wednesday released a report that points to evidence of war crimes committed by Israel in the August 2014 retaliation for the capture of an Israeli soldier by Hamas . By analyzing hundreds of photos, videos, satellite (More)
Palestine submits alleged evidence of Israel war crimes to ICC
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Thursday that he had presented documents to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to assist in the investigation of alleged Israeli war crimes. The documents describe the Israel occupation of the (More)
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