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The environment of the report (the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories – the purpose of the report – the divisions of the report):

Date:23 Jun 2023

The environment of the report (the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories – the purpose of the report – the divisions of the report):

During the year 2022, the crisis of the Palestinian political system continued, the absence of democracy, the disruption of elections, the dominance of the executive authority over the judiciary, the continued dissolution of the Legislative Council, the ineffectiveness of the institutions of liberation organizations, the continuation of the state of exclusivity and exclusion in the political system, and the absence of local and student elections in the Gaza Strip the executive authority encroached on rights and freedoms, especially in the wake of the murder of activist Nizar Banat in the West Bank, while the disastrous humanitarian situation in the sector remained the same. This exacerbated the human rights crisis in the Palestinian territories, which involves the weakness of human and peoples’ rights guaranteed in international conventions.

The cessation of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, which lasted for three days and stopped in August 2022, revealed horrific scenes of Israeli crimes committed against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip, where the Israeli military occupation forces deliberately and systematically targeted the debtors, and their civilian properties, especially residential homes located in densely populated neighborhoods, with the aim of killing children and women, displacing thousands of families, and causing severe material damage to the residential surroundings of these facilities.

According to the latest statistics issued by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, 56 people, including 19 children, were killed in the Israeli military attacks on the Gaza Strip, and hundreds were injured, In addition to widespread destruction of homes and infrastructure; In addition, the occupation authorities have continued to impose collective sanctions and restrictions on the Gaza Strip for about 16 years in a row, by closing the crossings and preventing the passage of goods and citizens, including the Palestinian patients, who prevented nearly 8,000 patients from traveling to receive the necessary treatment in hospitals outside the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli blockade and the subsequent punitive measures in the Gaza Strip aggravated the situation, making nearly a third of the Palestinian families in the Gaza Strip suffer from food insecurity, and raising the poverty rate, which reached 75%, of whom 34% are below the poverty line, and the unemployment rate in the Gaza Strip reached more than 56%, most of whom are young people, especially university graduates, with about 70% of them, and proportion of food insecure is over 80%, in addition, there are multiple crises related to electricity and drinkable water shortages, health and education sector crises and other critical sectors, as well as power outages for about 12 hours a day, which have a significant impact on various other critical sectors.

During 2022, field killings of 178 West Bank citizens escalated markedly during raids on villages, cities and camps in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, as well as on roadblocks.

During 2022, arbitrary arrests has wildly increased, thousands of civilians in the West Bank and approximately 107 civilians in the Gaza Strip, most of whom were detained at crossings around the occupation of detention points; the Israeli occupation forces continue to pursue oppressive policies against Palestinian detainees with a view to undermining their dignity, through a policy of physical and psychological torture and deliberate medical neglect in Israeli prisons and detention centers, which have claimed the lives of 333 Palestinian prisoners in detention in the Israeli prisons.

The year 2022 was the worst in settlement incursion in the cities of the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, with data indicating a high rate of forced confiscation of land and property in favor of the implementation of settlement projects, including the expansion of settlement outposts, according to civil and international human rights organizations, 45% of the total area of the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem has been confiscated for a war crime described and completed in accordance with the established provisions of international humanitarian law, notably Geneva conventions in 1949.

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An appeal to international bodies from 140 human rights organizations

Date:30 Dec 2022

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An appeal to international bodies from 140 human rights organizations

The undersigned human rights organizations express their strong condemnation of the murder of the Palestinian martyr prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid behind the iron bars of Zionist racism, which exposes the fate that Israel is preparing for Palestinian prisoners in general and for the sick among them, in particular.

It is well known that Israel has broken all criminal records against the Palestinian people during a period of 74 years, that is, from the Great Nakba in 1948 to the present day. A crime that goes beyond the limits of imagination. That in addition to being the only state in the world that keeps the bodies of many Palestinians whom it kills under torture while humiliating their families, it continues to torture sick prisoners until they die. The despicable and shameful silence of the world encourages Israel to continue its terrible barbaric and racist practice.

The epic of the captive martyr, Nasser Abu Hamid, is one of the clearest examples of Israel’s culture of racial brutality. He comes from a Palestinian family known for his patriotism and sacrifices. He and four of his brothers were sentenced to life imprisonment, while his fifth brother, Abd al-Rahim, was killed by Israeli bullets. Nasser Abu Hamid contracted cancer while in captivity and under torture and physical abuse by the prison administration, a practice known to all who pay attention to the suffering of the Palestinian people.

It was the Israeli occupation and apartheid authorities who caused his serious state of health and murdered him, depriving him of all medical treatment. He went into a coma and his family couldn’t see him. Today, these same authorities keep his body and refuse to hand it over to his family. With the medical negligence (slow murder) of the prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid committed by the occupation authorities, the number of martyrs from the captive movement rose to 233 martyrs since 1967, including 74 martyrs as a result of the crime of medical negligence (slow murder).

Today, all prisoners face the same fate, especially those with incurable diseases.

The undersigned human rights organizations appeal to all international bodies dealing with human rights and international humanitarian law and those concerned with the protection of prisoners and the civilian population under occupation, in particular the International Committee of the Red Cross, so that they express more clearly, with courage and honesty their condemnation of these crimes against humanity committed by the Israeli occupation authorities and the apartheid against the prisoners. These crimes constitute a flagrant violation of all the rules and norms of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, in particular the Third Geneva Convention of 1949 concerning the protection of prisoners of war and the United Nations Convention United Against Torture Act of 1984, and calls for them to prosecute Israeli officials for war crimes, crimes against humanity, torture, terrorism, and apartheid before the competent international courts. These organizations cannot evade their responsibility, which justifies their very existence and call on all the world’s free peoples to work to stop this massacre that has lasted for 74 years.

The undersigned organizations are calling for an international fact-finding committee to open an urgent investigation into the circumstances of the death, and to announce its results, so that those responsible for these crimes committed against the prisoners will be held accountable. The fact that the Israeli officials remain unpunished for the crimes they commit constitutes a disgrace to all those who evade relief for the Palestinian prisoners in the prisons of the Israeli occupation and apartheid state.

Human rights organizations also call on all international bodies concerned with human rights to work for the immediate release of the bodies of Palestinian martyrs, which are being held by the Israeli occupation and apartheid authorities.

 

 Signataires : 

  1. Coordination for Maghreb Human Rights Organizations (include 26 HR organizations from Morocco, Mauretania, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya)
  2. The Moroccan Coalition for Human Rights Bodies (includes 23 Moroccan human rights organizations)
  3. The Jordan Federation of the independent Trade Unions
  4. Union of Palestinian Working Women Committees / Lebanon
  5. Tunisian Coalition Against the Death Penalty
  6. The Human Rights Coalition to Stop the Aggression, Lift the Siege, and Build Peace in Yemen (includes 10 organizations from ten Arab countries)
  7. The Academic Assembly for the support of Palestine-Lebanon
  8. Women’s Cultural Assembly for Democracy / Iraq
  9. Cultural Rally for Democracy / Iraq
  10. NGOs Platform (Tajamoh)(includes 50 organizations)/Lebanon
  11. Lebanese Democratic Women Gathering
  12. Iraqi Coalition Against the Death Penalty
  13. The Iraqi Alliance for Human Rights Organizations (includes 55 organizations)
  14. The Arab Coalition against the Death Penalty (includes 9 coalitions in 8 countries)
  15. Transparency Morocco
  16. The Moroccan Front in Support of Palestine and Against Normalization(18 organizations(
  17. Ibn Rushd Association for Development and Democracy / Iraq
  18. Jordanian Women’s Union Association
  19. The Jordan Society for Human Rights
  20. Bahrain Human Rights Society
  21. Baraem Association for Social Work/Lebanon
  22. The Palestinian National Heritage Society in Lebanon
  23. Civil Solidarity Association / Tunis
  24. Tunisian Association for Cultural Movement
  25. Tunisian Association of Democratic Women
  26. Lebanese Association of Democratic Jurists
  27. Oak Society/Jordan
  28. Working Women’s Association/Jordan
  29. Association of the International Cultural Network for Palestine
  30. Maghreb Workers Association Netherlands
  31. Al-Quds Cultural and Social Association / Lebanon
  32. The Lebanese Association for the Support of the Boycott Law
  33. Bahraini Women’s Association
  34. Women’s Association for Women’s Development and Development/ Yemen
  35. Moroccan Association for Human Rights
  36. The Moroccan Association for Women Progressive
  37. Moroccan Association for the Elimination of Violence against Women
  38. University Cultural Forum Association / Lebanon
  39. Association of the Economic and Social Forum for Women / Jordan
  40. Mauritanian Association for the Promotion of Rights
  41. Mauritanian Association for Human Rights
  42. Association Najdeh Social / Lebanon
  43. Arab Women Organization-Jordan
  44. I am a Human Soceity for Rights of Persons with Disability
  45. Jothor Society for Human Rights-Jordan
  46. Jose Marti Association of Arab-Latin American Solidarity
  47. Rachel Corrie Association for People’s Solidarity
  48. Roaa Women Association-Jordan
  49. Network of Hope Association for Relief and Sustainable Development / Morocco
  50. Women’s Network Society for Women Support/ Jordan
  51. Chamoua Association for Equality/Morocco
  52. Mossawa Association – Wardat Boutros for Women’s Action/Lebanon
  53. Association of the Jordanian Women’s Solidarity Institute
  54. Orient Forum Association for Freedom and Peace
  55. Amman Forum for Human Rights Association/Jordan
  56. Women’s Association for Jerusalem / Lebanon
  57. Nashaz Association / Tunisia
  58. Protecting human rights defenders around the Arab world/ France
  59. The International Campaign to End the Siege on Yemen
  60. League of Prisoners of the Occupied Interior / Palestine
  61. Tunisian League for Tolerance
  62. The Algerian League for Defense Human Rights
  63. Iraqi Women’s Association
  64. Association of Women Heads of Families from Mauritania
  65. Iraqi League for Human Rights Trainers
  66. The Jordanian Network for Human Rights (includes 11 human rights organizations)
  67. The Moroccan Democratic Network for Solidarity with the Peoples(includes 38 Commission)
  68. Network of Women Lawyers and Lawyers Against the Death Penalty/Morocco
  69. Women’s Peace and Security Network (Yemen)
  70. Iraqi Democratic Future Network
  71. Haqqi Network of Women Human Rights Defenders
  72. The Syrian Federation of Human Rights Organizations and Bodies
  73. Committees for the Defense of Democratic Freedoms and Human Rights in Syria (LDH)
  74. Committee on Public Liberties and Human Rights / Palestinian Bar Association
  75. Syrian Medical Committee/Paris
  76. Arab Commission for Human Rights
  77. Lebanese Women’s Rights Committee
  78. Support Committee for Syrian Released Prisoners and Detainees in Israeli Occupation Prisons
  79. The Committee for the Respect of Freedoms and Human Rights in Tunisia
  80. World Council for Rights and Freedoms
  81. Lawyers for Justice /Yemen
  82. Lawyers Without Borders/Yemen
  83. Freedom Observatory in Morocco
  84. International Observatory for Documentation of Human Rights Violations/ Argentina
  85. The Arab Observatory for Human Rights and Citizenship/ Lebanon
  86. French Observatory for Human Rights/Paris
  87. The Moroccan Observatory Against Normalization
  88. Euro-Mediterranean Center for Migration and Development/Netherlands
  89. Al-Badeel Center for Studies and Research/Jordan
  90. Women’s Studies Center / Palestine
  91. Middle East Center for Development and Human Rights / Palestine
  92. Phenix Center for Economics & Informatics Studies/Jordan
  93. Center for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights/Yemen
  94. Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counselling/Palestine
  95. Human Rights Center for Memory and Archives/Morocco
  96. Center for the Protection and Freedom of Journalists / Jordan
  97. Handala Center for Prisoners and Released Prisoners
  98. Damascus Center for Theoretical and Civil Studies
  99. Amman Center for Human Rights Studies (ACHRS)
  100. Eye of Humanity Center for Rights and Development / Yemen
  101. Metro Center for Defending the Rights of Journalists/ Iraq
  102. Scandinavian Institute of Human Rights/Geneva
  103. International Institute for Peace, Justice and Human Rights/Geneva
  104. Houran Forum for Citizenship/Syria
  105. Economic and Social Forum for Women/Jordan
  106. Bahrain Forum for Human Rights
  107. Renewal Forum for Citizen and Democratic Thought / Tunisia
  108. Sisters Arab Forum for Human Rights (Yemen)
  109. Sudanese National Civil Forum(includes 54 civil society organizations) / Sudan
  110. Moroccan Forum for Truth and Equity
  111. Organization of Persons with Dual Disabilities/Yemen
  112. African Organization for Human Rights Monitoring/Morocco
  113. Libyan Academic Organization
  114. Coexistence Organization for Arts and Cultures/Morocco
  115. The Tunisian Organization against Torture
  116. Gender Studies and Information Organization / Iraq
  117. International Organization for Human Rights and International Law / Norway
  118. The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Syria
  119. The Kurdish Organization for Human Rights in Syria (DAD)
  120. Egyptian Organization for Human Rights
  121. The National Organization of the Amazons of Libya
  122. National Organization for Human Rights in Syria
  123. Yemeni Organization for Dialogue of Religions and Cultures
  124. Yemeni Organization for Humanitarian Action / Yemen
  125. Freedom House Organization to defend human rights and combat slavery and its remnants/ Mauritania
  126. ORGANIZATION FOR FREEDOM OF MEDIAS AND EXPRESSION- OFME- HATIM / MOROCCO
  127. Human Rights Organization in Syria- Maf
  128. Desert Youth Organization for Development and Human Rights / Libya
  129. Yemeni Organization for Defense Rights and Democratic Freedoms/Yemen
  130. Journey of Jerusalem for the martyrs, prisoners and wounded / Palestine
  131. Addameer Foundation for Human Rights/ Palestine
  132. The Arab Foundation to support Civil Society and Human Rights/Egypt
  133. The Egyptian Foundation for the Advancement of Childhood Conditions/Egypt
  134. National Foundation to Combat Human Trafficking/Yemen
  135. Future Partners Foundation for Development and Human Rights – Yemen
  136. Egyptian Women’s Issues Foundation
  137. Mada Foundation for Human Rights / Iraq
  138. Press Club in Morocco
  139. The Coordination Committee for Yemeni NGOs for Children’s Rights / Yemen
  140. Moroccan Commission for Human Rights
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The International Commission “Hashd” opens a training course entitled: “Protection of Human Rights”

Number: 167/2022

Date: December 13, 2022

Original language: Arabic

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The International Commission “Hashd” opens a training course entitled: “Protection of Human Rights”

Today, Wednesday, the International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People “Hashd” opened a training course entitled: “Protection of Human Rights”, at its headquarters in Gaza City, with the participation of 30 male and female university students.

and passed the first meeting ‘Rana Abu Hudaib’, Director of the Legal Department at the Commission, during which she spoke about an introduction to international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

The training course aims to enhance participants’ awareness of human rights standards contained in international law and international humanitarian law, and to provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills to know the mechanisms and legal means available to protect those rights, to introduce the International Criminal Court and how to prosecute war criminals through legal means, in addition to providing them with the necessary expertise to raise awareness and educate citizens with human rights.

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The International Commission (Hashd): The occupation authorities hold full responsibility for the death of the sick prisoner “Nasser Abu Hamid” in their prisons, and calls on the international community to open a serious investigation into the circumstances of this crime.

Number: / 2022

Date: December 20, 2022

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The International Commission (Hashd): The occupation authorities hold full responsibility for the death of the sick prisoner “Nasser Abu Hamid” in their prisons, and calls on the international community to open a serious investigation into the circumstances of this crime.

The International Commission for Support of the Palestinian rights (Hashd), is following with great concern and condemnation the news of the death of the Palestinian prisoner, “Nasser Abu Hamid” (50 years), in “Asaf Harofeh” Hospital, as a result of the crime of medical negligence that was carried out by the occupation prison administration against him over the years of his detention. Which caused him to develop lung cancer, which led to his death this morning, Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

According to the available data, the captive martyr “Nasser” spent more than 30 years in the occupation prisons, and his last arrest was from 2002 until today.

The longest period of detention he spends in the occupation prisons, and he is sentenced to life imprisonment 7 times and 50 years, and he has four other brothers who are serving life sentences. According to the data, the occupation killed the prisoner “Nasser”, Through a long course of deliberate delay in following up on his health within the framework of the policy of medical negligence, which caused an increase in the number of martyrs of the captive movement, to (233) martyrs since 1967, of whom (74) were martyrs who died as a result of the crime of medical negligence (slow killing), and among them this year, in addition to the prisoner Abu Hamid, was the prisoner “Sadia Faraj Allah”, who was also martyred as a result of deliberate medical negligence on July 2022. Contrary to the Minimum Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1979 and 1990, which emphasized the protection of the health of prisoners and medical care for detained persons.

The International Commission for Supporting the Palestinian rights (Hashd), as it holds the Israeli occupation authorities fully responsible for the death of the aforementioned prisoner, as a result of its rejection of all requests for his release, its inaction and its continued implementation of the policy of slow killing against him and the right of Palestinian prisoners.

And reaffirming that the continuation of the policy of medical negligence against prisoners and detainees constitutes a real threat to their lives inside prisons, in light of the inability and silence of the international community and its institutions to curb the crimes of the occupation, and therefore it affirms and demands the following:

1-The International Commission (Hashd) calls on the international community to condemn the crime of killing the prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid through deliberate medical negligence and pressure on the occupying state to hand over the body of the martyr for burial according to religious and national norms, and to stop the policy of detaining the bodies of the martyrs, especially the prisoners and detainees in the occupation prisons.

2-The International Commission (Hashd) calls on the permanent international fact-finding committee to open an urgent investigation into the circumstances of the death, announce its results, and hold the perpetrators accountable. Including obligating the occupation authorities to assume their legal responsibilities towards Palestinian prisoners and detainees.

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The International Commission (Hashd): Ensuring dignity, freedom and justice for Palestine; It should be a priority for human rights defenders.

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day

The International Commission (Hashd): Ensuring dignity, freedom and justice for Palestine; It should be a priority for human rights defenders.

The International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd) extends its greetings to defenders, human rights activists, free people of the world, and advocates of humanity, on the occasion of the anniversary of the International Human Rights Day, which falls today, Saturday, December 10, 2022.
The international community has dedicated this day to commemorate the International Human Rights Day since the issuance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948, in order to highlight the progress it has made in terms of implementing and strengthening respect for human rights, as well as the solidarity of peoples with the victims of violations, through Constant reminder of the moral and legal obligations of the international community towards the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which contributes to preventing human exposure to further violations.

The Palestinian people commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year with an unprecedented escalation of the pace of Israeli violations practiced by the Israeli military occupation, visible and heard by all countries of the world, as Palestinians face various forms of violations that contradict and violate the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The right of the Palestinian person to political and economic self-determination, and his right to life, liberty, and personal safety, and denying him the right to freedom of movement and movement, and carrying out random and daily arrest campaigns against him, and stripping the Palestinian person of the protections guaranteed to him by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, international standards, and the rules of international humanitarian law .

This occasion comes at a time when the frenzied attacks of the occupation government and settlers against the Palestinian people are escalating, whether the continuation of construction and settlement expansion, or the political practice of Judaizing Jerusalem and controlling Palestinian natural resources. And this is in light of the continued systematic and organized Israeli occupation of the land of the State of Palestine, the abuse of secrecy and detainees in the occupation prisons, the persistence in violating the civil, political, economic and social rights of the Palestinian people around the clock, and the practice of an unprecedented escalation in its crimes against Palestinian civilians that have claimed since the beginning of this year the lives of 212 Palestinian, in addition to the continued imposition of the blockade and closure policy on the Gaza Strip, leading to the construction of a 60-kilometer concrete wall along the fence around the Gaza Strip to ensure the suffocation and besieging of the Palestinians.

The Israeli violations were accompanied by internal violations, the most serious of which was the Palestinian leadership’s insistence on depriving the Palestinian people of exercising their right to choose their representatives through holding general elections. Which coincides with the insistence of the successive Palestinian governments to impose collective punishments against the residents of the Gaza Strip, which began about five years ago by deducting more than 60% of the employees’ salaries, and in some cases cutting the salaries completely for the salaries of thousands of employees, and forcibly referring hundreds of employees For early retirement or financial retirement, and through decisions by law that affected the rights of citizens and public employees, in addition to the violation of the Basic Law and the set of international human rights standards to which the State of Palestine has acceded, in addition to the violation of the independence of the judiciary and the work of civil associations and the continued denial of justice and refraining from implementing judicial rulings and practicing Arbitrary arrest and political backgrounds, prevention of peaceful gatherings, violation of freedom of opinion and expression, prevention of issuance of passports to some citizens, deterioration of economic and humanitarian conditions, high rates of poverty and unemployment in the absence of serious national policies to address all national and humanitarian challenges.

The International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd), considering that the International Human Rights Day constitutes a renewed opportunity to stand on the suffering of the Palestinians and draw the world’s attention to the continuing and exacerbating tragedy as a result of the continued denial of their basic rights, and reminding the international community of the fact that there is an urgent need to protect Palestinian civilians from By investing the international community on this occasion and turning it into a real workstation to ensure respect for human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, and victory for the victims of violations in the occupied Palestinian territories, and reminding human rights defenders of the need for the just rights of the Palestinian people to be at the forefront of their concerns due to the importance of their role In defending the victims of human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, stressing the importance of compliance by the Palestinian authorities with the need to work hard to respect human rights in Palestine through agreeing on a national program and a comprehensive strategy and rebuilding the institutions of the political system, it records and demands the following.

1-The International Commission (Hashd): calls on the international community, and in particular the High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention, to intervene in order to compel the Israeli occupation to fulfill the obligations imposed on it by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which, although not obligatory, constitutes the moral force of the idea of human rights.

2-The International Commission (Hashd): stresses that the international community is required more than ever before to assume its legal and moral responsibilities individually and collectively, and to take practical measures and measures that lead to respecting and ensuring respect for the principles of justice, the provisions of law, the judiciary, custom, and international action to end the occupation, and the realization of legitimate and inalienable rights To act for the Palestinian people, to ensure that a binding international decision is taken to end the occupation, and to provide international protection for the Palestinian people.

3- The International Commission (Hashd): calls on the United Nations to work hard to convene an international conference aimed at considering international mechanisms based on the implementation of international legitimacy decisions that are fair to the Palestinian people, and not to sacrifice the rights of the Palestinian people and subject them to the path of negotiations.

4- The International Commission (Hashd): Calls on those with duties and the Palestinian leadership to work to neutralize human rights from the political conflict and to work hard to restore unity so that all institutions of the political system, headed by the Palestine Liberation Organization, can be built on the foundations of partnership, the rule of law, the separation of powers, and the strengthening of the independence of the judiciary through a procedure Presidential and legislative elections, the National Assembly, and local and trade union elections, in a way that enhances respect for rights and freedom.

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The International Commission “Hashd” strongly condemns the crime of field execution committed by the Israeli occupation forces against three Palestinian citizens in Jenin.

Reference number: 144/2022 AD

Date: 09 December 2022

Original language: Arabic

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The International Commission “Hashd” strongly condemns the crime of field execution committed by the Israeli occupation forces against three Palestinian citizens in Jenin.

The International Commission “Hashd” strongly condemns and denounces the crime of field execution committed by the Israeli occupation forces this morning in Jenin, which led to the death of three Palestinian citizens, Atta Yassin Mahmoud Shalaby, 46 years old, Tariq Fawzi Al-Damej, 29 years old, and Sidqi Siddiq Zakarneh, 29 years old.

This crime comes within the framework of the comprehensive aggression and the series of Israeli violations against Palestinian civilians, which witnessed a noticeable increase in the past recent months. Since the beginning of this year, it has reached more than (215 martyrs), including (52) residents of the Gaza Strip, and all of them were executed. On the ground, by the occupation soldiers, settlers, security personnel and Israeli policemen, claiming that they carried out or attempted stabbing operations.

The International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd), reiterating its condemnation of this heinous crime, expressing once again its condemnation of the escalation of field killings and physical liquidation, which are an integral part of the daily series of killings against Palestinian civilians, which are committed by the occupying forces under the directives and instructions of the Israeli political level that allow the occupation soldiers to shoot Palestinians with the aim of killing, considering that these crimes would not have escalated or continued had it not been for the silence on the crimes of the Israeli occupation, and the persistence of double standards and the selective enforcement of international law.

The international commission ”Hashd” calls for: the international community, the High contracting Parties to the Geneva Convention, and all international and regional organizations to condemn the killing of Palestinian civilians,with Putting pressure on the Israeli occupation state to stop its crimes and the aggression of its forces on Palestinian citizens, and work to provide international protection for Palestinian civilians, and activating the mechanisms of holding the leaders and soldiers of the Israeli occupation accountable for this crime through the International Criminal Court and using the principle of international jurisdiction, in a way that restores the confidence of the victims in the system of international law and its effectiveness.

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172 civil and human rights organizations urge the international community

172 civil and human rights organizations urge the international community

Condemning the racist Israeli occupation crimes against Palestinian children and demanding their release

The Israelian crimes against Palestinian children are condemned.The Israeli occupation authorities continue their violations against Palestinian children represented in arresting and abusing them during the arrest process without respecting the child’s  protection treaties and the  Convention on the Rights of the Child . These crimes are carried out under displacement, murder and intimidation.       the highest percentage was after April/October (119), and at the end of October there are 160 children distributed in Megiddo Ofer Damon prison of them About (4) children in administrative detention and (12) children under (12) years old are also detained . according to the testimonies provided by the prisoners and the reports issued by the prisoners’ institutions, they are subjected to the cruelty to which adult prisoners are subjected to torture, unfair trials and inhumane treatment that violates their basic rights and threatens their future is lost .        This is against the terms of the Child Agreement،      especially Article 16, which states:

No arbitrary or unlawful interference with a child’s private life, family, home, or correspondence, or any lawful prejudice to his honor or reputation.

Which also states:

“The child has the right to be protected by law from this exposure and prejudice.” The occupation does not take into account the young age of children when they are brought to court, and a special court is not formed for them, and the age of the child is set for less than (16) years based on Military Order No. (132). This is a clear violation of Article No. (1) of the Child Convention, which defines a child as “every human being under the age of eighteen.”

The Israeli occupation authorities deprive the  child prisoners of the most basic rights granted to them by international conventions that they are entitled to  regardless of their religion, nationality. These include the right not to be subjected to arbitrary arrest .it includes:                     – -the right to know the reason for the arrest,         – the right to obtain a lawyer.                        -the family’s right to know the reason for the arrest, and the location of the arrest.         -the right to appear before a judge.          – -the right to object and challenge the accusation.                 – -the right to communicate with the outside world.          -the right to humane treatment that preserves the dignity of the detained child. Child prisoners in Israeli prisons suffer from harsh and inhumane conditions of detention that lack international standards for children’s rights. The prisoners suffer from lack of food and poor quality, lack of hygiene, and the spread of insects         Child prisoners are deprived of health care and appropriate medical treatment, and painkillers are usually the treatment for various types of diseases.  According to the testimonies of child prisoners, the prison administration refuses to transfer patients from them to prison clinics, and if they transfer them, they are subjected to beatings, insults, and harassment, even from doctors and nurses. Likewise, there is no permanent doctor available in the prison clinic.  The occupation is still procrastinating and sometimes refusing to perform surgeries on children who need immediate operations, and this is contrary to international laws that explicitly stipulate the need for medical care for prisoners. Articles (91-92) of the Fourth Geneva Convention stated: “Every prisoner must have a clinic”. An event supervised by a qualified doctor, and that the detainees receive the medical care they need, as well as the installation of any medical devices necessary to maintain their health in good condition, free of charge.  Free medical examinations must be conducted for the detainees at least once a month, and their purpose is to monitor the health and psychological condition, general nutrition, and hygiene, as well as the detection of infectious diseases.  Israeli prisons do not comply with this.

 And if we examine the sentences issued unjustly and aggressively, we find that they are high, as one child was sentenced to life imprisonment, three children were sentenced to 15 years in prison, and four other children were sentenced between 5 and 9 years, and often the verdict is accompanied by financial fines (1000-6000 shekels).

 The Israeli occupation state is the only country in the world that tries children before military courts.

 Based on the foregoing, we, the undersigned organizations, demand:

 First: The international community to put pressure on the Israeli occupation state and oblige it to implement international agreements on prisoners and detainees, especially child prisoners, and to work for their release.

 Second: All international human rights organizations, especially those working in the field of children, such as UNICEF & Dcl, to launch an international campaign to shed light on the suffering of child prisoners in Israeli prisons, and to work for their release.

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 Briefing note on violence against Palestinian female prisoners inside the Israeli occupation prisons

Number: / 2022

Date: November 26, 2022

Original language: Arabic

 Briefing note on violence against Palestinian female prisoners inside the Israeli occupation prisons

The International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd) presents you with its best regards and highly appreciates your positive role in ensuring that human beings enjoy a decent life around the world, as a true harmony with the charters and provisions of human rights. In the context of our follow-up to the conditions of women in the occupied Palestinian territories, and on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we inform you of the dangerous decline, represented by the high rates of violence against Palestinian female prisoners inside the Israeli occupation prisons, as this memory comes today in light of the continued violence practiced against them has escalated, especially as they face harsh conditions as a result of the continuation of the escalating Israeli violations, which flout all the rules and principles agreed upon by the international community to provide special protection for women commensurate with their situation, during armed conflicts and occupation.

According to the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Prisoners – a national body concerned with the rights of Palestinian prisoners and ex-prisoners-, the number of female prisoners in Israeli occupation prisons has reached (30), including 11 mothers and two female prisoners under administrative detention. the Israeli occupation forces are still practicing violence against them, through:

Imposing high sentences on them, as there are (17) female prisoners who received high sentences against them.

The occupation authorities deliberately approach medical negligence against them, as 60 cases of wounded female prisoners were recorded, the most serious of which is the case of the prisoner “Israa Ja’abis” from occupied Jerusalem, who has been sentenced to 11 years. deformities, and an urgent need for several operations surgery, to help her, even in a simple way, to overcome the severity of the pain.

being tortured; During the last two months, the prisoner “Dunia Jaradat”, a resident of Jenin, was subjected to a violent interrogation in the “Petah Tikva” investigation center for 14 days, before she was transferred to Damon Prison. Where they were put on a small chair and were interrogated by more than one person interrogator over long hours, including beatings, verbal abuse, and continuous screaming, while the prisoner “Ataf Jaradat” (50 years old) from Jenin, was arrested after the arrest of her three sons (Ghaith, Omar and Muntasir Jaradat), and she was subjected to harsh interrogation in Al-Jalama detention center. This led to the deterioration of her health condition, as she developed high blood pressure and insufficiency she has a regular heart rate and receives 8 types of medication. She also had symptoms of a stroke twice, and she was taken to the hospital several times.

Depriving female prisoners of many rights related to communication with the family and visiting a lawyer, especially mothers, are also denied contact with their children for long periods, and they are not allowed to visit or make phone calls.

The practice of arbitrary arrests of women in the current year and last year, witnessed the largest rate of arrests among women from Jerusalem governorate, at a rate of 45%.

We look forward to your humanity, and your role concerning the realization of women’s rights,  and their rights to freedom, by taking practical measures that would put pressure on the Israeli occupation authorities, to urge them to respect the system of human rights law and international humanitarian law, in the course of dealing with the rights of Palestinian women, including that protecting female prisoners inside Israeli prisons and reducing the rates of violence against them, leading to their release in light of the escalation of arbitrary and illegal arrest campaigns. We hope that you, in your capacity and/or on behalf of your organization, will move quickly now, as tomorrow may be too late.

Accept the utmost respect and appreciation

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The International Commission (Hashd): calls on the international community to translate its solidarity with the Palestinian people into steps in the process of empowering the Palestinian people with their legitimate rights

Reference number: /2022

Date: November 29, 2022

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On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Commission (Hashd): calls on the international community to translate its solidarity with the Palestinian people into steps in the process of empowering the Palestinian people with their legitimate rights

The International Commission for the Support of the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd) extends its greetings to our Palestinian people, the free people of the world, and the advocates of humanity and rights, on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which falls on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, when our people, the world and the United Nations salute this day from all general, as a day international solidarity with the Palestinian people, following the resolution issued by the General Assembly of the United Nations in the year 1977, considering the anniversary of Partition Resolution No. (181) issued by it on 11/29/1947 as a day to draw the world’s attention to the cause of the Palestinian people and their suffering as a result of the continued occupation, and to affirm their inalienable rights. disposable according to decisions from successive Internationals on Independence, Sovereignty, and Refugee Return.

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a renewed occasion to recall the suffering of the Palestinians in terms of injustice, arbitrariness, and persecution resulting from the failure of the international community, foremost of which is the United Nations to assume their responsibility towards the Palestinian people represented by their affirmation of the justice of the Palestinian cause and the right of the Palestinian people self-determination, the establishment of an independent and sovereign State of Palestine, the right of return of refugees to their homes and lands from which they were expelled on 1948 AD, and their compensation, following Resolution 194 of the United Nations General Assembly.

Solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian people is solidarity with the rights, values, principles, and texts of international laws, covenants, and solidarity with justice under which the Palestinian people aspire to live, after obtaining their rights approved by the resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly, recognized by the countries of the world except for the Israeli military occupation forces and those who supported them. On the oppression of the Palestinian people to provide them with the means of strength and protection to maintain their occupation of our land.

The prolonged suffering of the Palestinian people continues as a result of the continuation of the long-term military and military occupation of the Palestinian lands. Millions of Palestinians have been forcibly displaced from their homes, and the Israeli occupation forces are still violating the civil, political, economic, and social rights of the Palestinian people in all parts of their existence. continue to neglect the rights of the Palestinian people, continues to impose an illegal blockade on Gaza Strip, persist in the policy of colonial settlement and Judaizing the city of Jerusalem, and killing  Palestinian civilians, which, since the beginning of the year, has resulted in the death of 202 Palestinians; It also continues the policy of captivity and arbitrary detention, especially against children and women , the israelian forces racist decisions are against all legislation and against all international norms decisions of international legitimacy, and signed agreements.

This anniversary of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People comes in light of the rise of the Israeli racist fascist and denial of all the rights of the Palestinian people, as well as the effects of the continued double standards and selective enforcement of international law by the international community that allowed the occupation leaders to escape accountability and punishment.

The International Commission for the Support of the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd), considering that the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People constitutes a renewed opportunity to stand on the suffering of the Palestinians and draw the world’s attention to the continuing and exacerbating tragedy as a result of their continued deprivation of their basic rights, and it is an occasion to strengthen efforts to restore Palestinian rightsForemost among them is the right to self-determination and the right to independence and national sovereignty, and in the forefront is the right of return of the refugees to their homes and lands from which they were expelled in 1948 AD, and considering that the successive Israeli measures against human rights activists and those in solidarity with the rights of the Palestinian people are tantamount to a denial of international law and its established principles; announces that it has implemented and is still carrying out a wide campaign to remind the peoples of the world of the suffering of our Palestinian people; They record and claim the following:

The International Commission (Hashd): urges all those interested in justice and humanity ,defenders of human rights ,freedom in all parts of the world, and invites them to organize various solidarity activities to ensure that this day is transformed into a global day of action and solidarity action in all its forms, to demand that the governments of the free world compel Israel to end its oppression of the Palestinian peole.

The International Commission (Hashd): affirms that the international community is required more than ever before to assume its legal ,moral responsibilities individually ,collectively ,to take practical measures and measures that lead to respect and guarantee respect for the principles provisions of law, judiciary, custom, and international action to end the occupation.

The realization of legitimate and inalienable rights to act for the Palestinian people, to ensure that the international community moves from calling for the justice of the Palestinian cause and expressing solidarity, to put an end to occupation and its practices, by adopting a binding international decision that ends the occupation and provides international protection for the Palestinian people.

The International Commission (Hashd): affirms that the international community and the United Nations bear the historical responsibility towards the Palestinian issue that is still unresolved and calls on them to work hard to unite efforts by taking the initiative to end the occupation ,the suffering,the consequences of that mistake must be corrected and rights restored to their owners.

The International Commission (Hashd): urges the need for concerted efforts by friendly countries and international institutions to implement their decisions related to the rights of the Palestinian people, to confront the American bias towards Israeli occupation state, and to stop the permanent politicization of the rights of our Palestinian people.

The International Commission (Hashd): calls on the Arab and Islamic countries to stop normalization with the Israeli entity, including respect for the decisions of the League of Arab States.

The international body (mobilization) calls for adopting a national strategy based on restoring unity and holding comprehensive elections, internationalizing the conflict with the occupying state, in a way that can strengthen the steadfastness of citizens, and employing all the tools of international law to hold accountable and boycott the Israeli occupying state.

The International Commission for Supporting the Rights of the Palestinian People (Hashd)

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International protection between theory and practice

 

 

Research study

International protection between theory and practice

“Palestine Model”

Prepared by the researchers:

, Ali Khalifa

Reem Mahmoud Mansour

2022-2023

Abstract:

The world has become governed by many international and regional agreements with a network of mechanisms to protect and ensure the enforcement of human rights, in addition to national constitutions and legislation that provide for the protection and respect of human rights, but the principle of respect for human rights does not apply to all peoples and in all cases where it varies The extent of respect for human rights from one country to another, in connection with the nature of the system of government, respect for the rule of law, the independence of the judiciary, and the role of civil society institutions.

The study aims to achieve several objectives, including following the practical experiences of international protection and the most important lessons learned, identifying obstacles to international protection and ways to overcome them, in addition to examining the possibilities of achieving international protection for the Palestinian people, to outcome with recommendations to the decision-makers about future directions for the international protection.

In this study, the researcher adopted the descriptive analytical approach in terms of presenting the forms of international protection and analyzing them, to know the extent of the success of that experiment from its failure in the Palestinian reality.

The researchers’ outcome with many conclusions and recommendations during the preparation of the study, among the most important of these results: The concept of international protection in the Palestinian case is still shrouded in ambiguity and lack of sufficient knowledge of its international, regional legal and the framework of its right, it’s presented from the demands of the international protection, as the issue of international protection in the Palestinian case did not receive sufficient attention and attempt to invest or activate it.

The researchers recommend the formation of an international protection force within the tasks of (peacekeeping forces) with broad powers to protect civilians in Palestine, and that its work will continue until the end of the occupation, enabling the Palestinian people to self-determination, and its mission is to protect civilians from continuous military attacks that may result in war crimes And gross violations of human rights in Palestine and endangering the lives and security of civilians and their property at risk and destruction.

Introduction:

The end of the Second World War constituted a watershed in the issue of international intervention to protect human rights through the provision of international protection, as the charter emphasized for the first time the criminalization of war and aggression in international relations, and gave broad powers to the Security Council to maintain international peace and security and to suppress violations of human rights, and the emergence of the International law for the human rights as a new branch in international law, and the development of international humanitarian law with the four Geneva Conventions, and codified international criminal law by forming the Nuremberg and Tokyo Courts to judge war criminals, arrive to the International Criminal Court.

The developments in international law after the Second World War and until today opened up a wide scale for intervention in the case of its gross violation, the follow- on and prosecution of its perpetrators, although the issue of international protection still raises widespread controversy, especially as it represents a violation of state sovereignty and the rule of non-interference, in practice, multiple interventions took place under the cover of protection, some of which took place within the framework of international legitimacy decisions, and others were made by decisions of some countries without A legitimate cover such as the intervention in Iraq and other cases, and the inability of the international community to intervene in cases that require protection, most notably the Palestinian issue, which raised doubts about the selective nature of the policies of the major countries whose practice led to the politicization of protection and the rules of international law.

Given the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, we see that international protection remained an urgent Palestinian demand after every aggression from the Israeli occupation, and with Palestine obtaining the membership of the observer state, it took more serious dimensions in the demands of civil society and the Palestinian leadership and was recently repeated in most of the speeches of President Mahmoud Abbas in the General Assembly of the United Nations And in the Human Rights Council, and the League of Arab States, as a result of the repeated attacks and violations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, which constituted a violation of international law for more than seven decades.

But international protection in the Palestinian case remained a fixed idea, without clarifying the form of protection to be achieved, the mechanisms for achieving it, and without a Palestinian agreement on a vision for dealing with the international community to employ all opportunities to provide international protection, as a temporary step in the way of ending Israeli occupation.

Study issue:

 

What are the manifestations of international protection available to protect the Palestinian people?

This main question results in several sub-questions related to the international protection of human rights, the most important are:

  1. What is the concept of international protection, its types, and mechanisms for its provision?
  1. What is the form of international protection that protects the Palestinian people.
  1. What are the legal references for international protection.
  1. What are the opportunities and obstacles to achieving international protection for the Palestinian people.
  1. What is required for the Palestinians to provide protection in the face of the crimes and violations of the Israeli occupation.

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