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Israel slams UN chief’s calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Israel slams UN chief's calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Truth NGO – The Israeli regime has rejected calls by the United Nations chief to boost protection of Palestinians against persisting Israeli atrocities on protesting civilians in Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, demanding action against Palestinian leaders instead. “Instead of delusional suggestions on how to protect the Palestinian people from Israel, the UN should hold the Palestinian leadership accountable …

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UN to Israel: Free child prisoners

UN to Israel Free child prisoners

Truth NGO – The United Nations rights chief has called on Israel to release the some 440 Palestinian children it is holding in so-called administrative detention. “Israel should immediately charge, or release, all of them,” said Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday, while noting that the Tel Aviv regime’s administrative detention system is a “fundamental human rights violation.” He added …

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Gaza, West Bank to receive cuts if US refuses funds

Cuts to be imposed on key humanitarian plans soon if US funding freeze persists

Truth NGo – The United Nations agency for Palestinians has warned that a number of inevitable cuts are planned to be imposed on its key humanitarian programs in the besieged Gaza strip and the occupied West Bank if a US funding freeze cannot be overcome. Head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl, sent out the …

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Mohammed bin Salman Has Thrown the Palestinians Under the Bus

Mohammed bin Salman Has Thrown the Palestinians Under the Bus

Truth NGO – The United States and Arab governments have abandoned the Palestinian cause and believe they can browbeat Mahmoud Abbas into submission. Paper by Dalia Hatuqa in ForeignPolicy: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner — U.S. President Donald Trump’s hand-picked advisors on Middle East peace — last week to discuss humanitarian projects …

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No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Truth NGO – From Ten Myths About Israel, out now from Verso Books. June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all. In the eyes of many Israelis and their supporters worldwide — even those who might criticize some of its policies — Israel …

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Save the Children: Gaza children on brink of mental health crisis

Truth NGO – Research by the rights group found 95 percent of young people surveyed in Gaza showed deep psychological distress. According to Aljazeera, A generation of children in the besieged Gaza Strip are on the brink of a mental health crisis, a children rights group said. “A whole generation of children in Gaza is balancing on a knife edge …

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Israel calls in envoys from Spain, Slovenia, Belgium over UN Gaza vote

Truth NGO – The Israeli regime has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their countries’ votes at the United Nations in favor of an international probe into the latest massacre of dozens of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip. Spanish Ambassador Manuel Gomez-Acebo and Slovenian envoy Barbara Susnik were summoned on Monday, while Belgian Ambassador Olivier Belle …

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Israeli police break activist’s leg while in custody

Truth NGO – Activists say Israeli police have brutally beaten an Arab-Israeli NGO worker after arresting him at a Haifa demonstration, which landed him in hospital with a broken leg. Jafar Farah, the CEO of the Mossawa Center, was one of the 21 people arrested on Friday during a demonstration against the May 14 Israeli carnage in the Gaza Strip. …

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Israel denies West Bank medical team entry to Gaza

Truth NGO – The Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights has condemned the Israeli authorities for preventing a medical delegation from the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the West Bank from entering the Gaza Strip on Sunday to provide medical care for the wounded protesters. In a statement issued yesterday, the centre condemned the Israeli restrictions imposed on the freedom of …

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1000s join rallies in UK, Canada, Australia to slam Israel atrocities on Palestine

Truth NGO – Thousands of people have taken part in a massive rally in Britain’s capital London to express solidarity with Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip and condemn persisting atrocities by the Israeli regime in the occupied territories as well as UK’s inaction toward such violence. The protesters gathered Saturday outside of British prime minister’s residence on Downing Street …

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