12 August 2015 – Israeli Settler Terror in Occupied Palestine and Israeli Force-Feeding Law

Excellency,

I write to draw your urgent attention to the precarious situation in the Occupied State of Palestine due to the illegal actions, provocations and incitement by Israel, the occupying Power, particularly acts of terror against the Palestinian people and their properties, by Israeli terrorist settlers in violation of international law, human rights law and international humanitarian law, with total impunity. The most recent incident, a vicious terrorist attack against the Dawabsha family, which took place in the village of Duma near Nablus on 31 July. In this horrific incident, a group of Israeli terrorist settlers set the Dawabsha family home on fire resulting in the murder of Ali Saad Dawabsha, an 18-month old infant who was burned to death. This malicious terror act also killed Ali’s father, Saad Dawabsha, age 32,who had burns on 80 percent of his body and sadly succumbed to his wounds on 8 August. Ali’s mother, Riham, age 30, and brother, Ahmad, age 4, continue to struggle for their lives as a result of third-degree burns covering most of their bodies sustained from this terrorist arson act. [Read more…]