By Bill Van Auken The two events—occurring on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence—were juxtaposed by the media, broadcast simultaneously on split screens by television networks. What could not be concealed was the fact that the opening of the American embassy was entirely in line with and, indeed,… »
Human Wrongs Watch Condemning the demolition by Israeli authorities of the homes of Palestinian Bedouins in the West Bank, a senior United Nations relief official on 7 January 2016 called on Israel to end such destruction and halt its plans to forcibly relocate Bedouin families. “The humanitarian consequences of… »
Faced With Israeli Denial of Access to Occupied Palestinian Territory, UN Human Rights Expert Resigns
Human Wrongs Watch 4 January 2016 – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian territories is resigning due to Israel’s failure to grant him access to the areas he is tasked with monitoring.* “Unfortunately, my efforts to help improve the lives… »
Human Wrongs Watch The stark conditions afflicting millions of displaced Palestinians across the Middle East risk destabilizing the region and plunging it into a deeper humanitarian and security crisis, the head of the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees has warned.* “The isolation, exclusion and dispossession of Palestine refugees… »
Human Wrongs Watch By Uri Avnery*, 03/10/14 — IF I could choose between the two rhetorical gladiators, I would rather have Mahmoud Abbas representing Israel and Netanyahu representing the other side. Netanyahu used all the tricks taught in a beginners course in public speaking. He rotated his head… »
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