Archives for 19 September 2018

19 September 2018 – Khan Al Ahmar-Jerusalem-Palestinian Civilians

Excellency,

I regret to inform you that, in the absence of any serious measures of accountability to bring to an end to its more than half-century occupation, Israel, the occupying Power, continues with its deliberate and systematic breaches of international law, including humanitarian and human rights law, grossly violating the human rights of the Palestinian people, including their right to life and liberty, and methodically destroying the two-State solution for peace.

For the 26th week in a row, Palestinian civilians, women, men and children, in the Gaza Strip, have continued to exercise their fundamental rights of expression, assembly, and association, by peacefully protesting in the context of the “Great Return March” against Israeli occupation, blockade, oppression and dispossession. These civilian protests continue to be met with lethal force by the occupying Power, in utter violation of international law and in grave breach of Israel’s responsibilities and obligations under the 4th Geneva Convention. [Read more…]