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"Hundreds of protesters have been subjected to beatings, arbitrary arrest and detentions, and torture and other forms of ill-treatment since March 14," the Amnesty report stated.
Amnesty International Israel will “definitely be removed from the list” of organizations eligible to recruit national service (sherut leumi) personnel, one expert said.
Amnesty took issue with Airbnb’s failure to include east Jerusalem in that decision, explaining that the company lists 100 Jewish properties in that section of the city.
It’s high time that we who embrace the same values that Israel holds near and dear take a stand for what is fair and right.
By EARL COX
The chairman of the Jewish Leadership Council said “It is disgraceful that a Jewish charity is barred from the offices of Amnesty International UK.”
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Signatories on joint appeal, including Amnesty Int'l, WHO, claim blockade is violation of international law.
In annual report, rights group accuses Israel of committing abuses against Palestinians, breaching int'l law.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Rights group fears Khader Adnan could die after more than 50 days on hunger strike, calls on Israel to promptly grant trial.
By BEN HARTMAN
NGOs claim “Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including east Jerusalem over the past year."
Gerald Steinberg, NGO Monitor president, says Amnesty International ‘makes a complete mockery of international law.’
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
As Schalits marks 5 years since Gilad's kidnapping, Netanyahu announces that Israel has accepted a German-brokered prisoner exchange deal to free captured soldier; Free Schalit campaign asks public to send text messages.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND JPOST.COM STAFF
As Schalit family marks 5th anniversary of Gilad's kidnapping, French official tells 'Post': "When one pretends to be a state ruled by law, one has to show respect for basic international humanitarian law.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Thousands rally in Cesarea, hundreds in Jerusalem; Schalit family chain themselves to PM's residence; Zvi Schalit blames PM for continued captivity; Sarkozy letter to Schalit delivered to protest tent.
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