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Human Rights Council Special Session on Palestine: the EU must not repeat past mistakes regarding Israeli military attacks against the Gaza Strip

Baroness Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Ambassadors to the EU Political and Security Committee Chair of the Council’s Working Party on Human Rights Chair of the Council’s United Nations’ Working Party   Your Excellencies, C...

PA Security Forces Suppress Demonstrations Held in Solidarity with the Gaza Strip

On 8 July, Israel commenced hostilities in the Gaza Strip, killing approximately 210 Palestinians, including 153 civilians - of which at least 37 are children. In light of the Israeli attacks targeting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, thousands of international supporter...

Al-Haq Condemns Israel’s Indiscriminate Attack on Gaza Beach, Killing Four Palestinian Children

At approximately 3:30 pm yesterday, 16 July, an Israeli attack on the Gaza City harbour killed four Palestinian children: Zakariya 'Ahed Subhi Bakr, 10; Muhammad Ramez 'Ezzat Bakr, 11; Ismail Muhammad Subhi Bakr, 10; and 'Ahed 'Atef Bakr, 10. All four children were from...

PHROC Open Letter regarding the EU’s responsibility to stop Israel’s targeting of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip

Baroness Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Ambassadors of the EU Political and Security Committee   Your Excellencies, On 8 July 2014, the European Union (EU) issued a statement addressing the ongoing engagement of...

Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:38 Ref No.: 67/2014

gaza-under-fireAs a Palestinian human rights organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Al-Haq is extremely concerned by the growing number of civilian deaths and property destruction arising out of the most recent round of hostilities in the occupied Gaza Strip. Between 6 July and 9 July 2014, Al-Haq has documented the killing of 22 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children. In addition, at least 170 Palestinians have been injured. Statements by Israeli officials indicate an intent to expand their military operation in the Gaza Strip, code named ‘Operation Protective Edge’, which will likely result in more death and destruction. 

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Saturday, 05 July 2014 09:24

FIDHlogowebFIDH condemns grave human rights violations including acts that amount to collective punishment that have occurred in the West Bank and Gaza strip since the kidnaping and the killing of three Israeli teenagers.

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Friday, 13 June 2014 09:08 Ref.: 52/2014

nadeem-nawaraAfter undertaking an autopsy of the body of Nadim Nawarah, 17, on Wednesday, forensic pathologists have determined that a live bullet was the cause of his death. The Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli forces on May 15 during clashes in the West Bank town of Beitunia.

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UN Advocacy

Al-Haq Delivers Oral Statement at 26th Session of Human Rights Council under Item 7
Mr. Vice President, Distinguished Members of the Council, Following the recent disappearance of three Israeli settlers, Israel has killed four Palestinians, including one child. A fifth Palestinian r »
Human Rights Council Adopts all Four Resolutions on Palestine
On 28 March, the Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted all four resolutions relating to Palestine submitted under Item 7, with 46 States voting in favour and only the United States against. The resolutio »
Al-Haq Attends Open Consultation on Development of States’ National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights at the United Nations
On Thursday 20 February Al-Haq attended the Open Consultation on the development of States’ (NAPs) Plans on Business and Human Rights, organised bythe Working Group on Business and Human Rights (the »
Al-Haq Attends the Second Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights
On Tuesday 3 December Al-Haq, in conjunction with Franciscans International, Act Alliance, MISEREOR, FASTENOPFER and the Centre Catholique International Geneve will host a side event entitled "Address »
Universal Periodic Review of Israel
Today, 29 October, Israel will undergo its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. The UPR is a peer review of the human rights record in each of the 193 member s »

EU Advocacy

Human Rights Council Special Session on Palestine: the EU must not repeat past mistakes regarding Israeli military attacks against the Gaza Strip
Baroness Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Ambassadors to the EU Political and Security Committee Chair of the Council’s Working Party on Human Rights Chair of t »
PHROC Open Letter regarding the EU’s responsibility to stop Israel’s targeting of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip
Baroness Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Ambassadors of the EU Political and Security Committee   Your Excellencies, On 8 July 2014, the Europ »
PHROC Joint Open Letter to the EU High Representative regarding Collective Punishment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory during Operation Brothers’ Keeper
Baroness Catherine Ashton High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy The European Union   Dear EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, On 12 June 201 »
Israel: Force-feed to Stifle Resistance, the EU must Take Action!
As Israel rushes through a new law allowing force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners and detainees, the EU and the International community, must condemn the proposed law and urge Israel to end admin »
Al-Haq Welcomes Decision by Dutch Company Vitens NV to Terminate its Collaboration with the Israeli National Water Company Mekorot
Today, Al-Haq sent a letter to the Dutch company Vitens NV warmly welcoming its decision to terminate its collaboration with the Israeli national water company Mekorot. Al-Haq particularly commended V »

Accountability

Use of Live Ammunition Confirmed in Nawarah Shooting
After undertaking an autopsy of the body of Nadim Nawarah, 17, on Wednesday, forensic pathologists have determined that a live bullet was the cause of his death. The Palestinian teenager was killed by »
Human Rights Groups Urge Israel to End Impunity for Killing of Rachel Corrie
Accountability Sought for Killing of U.S. Peace Activist by Israeli Bulldozer May 21, 2014, New York, Paris, Gaza, Jerusalem, Ramallah – On the occasion of the appeal in the civil suit filed »
Joint Letter to President Abbas on the International Criminal Court
His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, Office of the President Ramallah, Palestine Dear President Abbas, We, the undersigned Palestinian and international human rights organizations, write to urg »
Al-Haq Welcomes UN, Swiss and Dutch Acceptance of State of Palestine’s Accession to Treaties
Al-Haq Urges Continued Pursuit of International Law Standards in ongoing Negotiations Al-Haq welcomes the decision of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to accede to key international tr »
Business and Human Rights: FIDH Calls on the International Community to Enhance Standards and Ensure Redress
Today, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) issued a briefing paper in which it calls on the international community to take urgent steps at national, regional and international levels »
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