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Palestine/Israel

Life Under Seige: The Blockade on Gaza Turns Fourteen and Is Still as Illegal as Ever

With no foreseeable end in sight, Israel’s blockade on Gaza not only runs afoul of international law, but it has also already been on the radar of the United Nations and human rights groups for well over a decade.

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From a Blessing to a Curse: How UN Resolution 2334 Accelerated Israel’s West Bank Colonization

UN Resolution 2334, although externally supportive of Palestinian rights, turned out to be one of the most costly decisions ever made by the international institution.

From a Blessing to a Curse: How UN Resolution 2334 Accelerated Israel’s West Bank Colonization

Three years ago, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2334. With fourteen members voting in favor and one abstention, the Resolution was the equivalent of a political earthquake. Indeed, it was the first

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Israel’s Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements

U.S. foreign policy regarding the Israeli occupation has become a mere rubber stamp, that allows Israel’s extreme right-wing government to single-handedly determine the fate of the Palestinian people.

Israel’s Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements

It is hardly shocking that the United States government has finally decreed that illegal Jewish settlements which have been built in defiance of international law, are, somehow, “consistent” with international

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Israel Looks to Bolster Diplomatic Cover for New Level of Civilian Bombing in Lebanon

Key figures in Israel’s government apparently believe that the grand scale of planned attacks on Lebanese civilians and civilian infrastructure will result in so much destruction and death that it will help to ensure an Israeli victory.

Israel Looks to Bolster Diplomatic Cover for New Level of Civilian Bombing in Lebanon

During a conference hosted on Tuesday by the Mossad-linked Shurat HaDin or Israel Law Center (ILC), Israel’s Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan

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Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

Unlike democratic political systems everywhere, in Israel, the occupation soldier becomes the interpreter and enforcer of the law.

Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, shared a platform at the ‘International Conference on the Law of

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