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Demolition for Alleged Military Purposes - Denial of the right to be heard

Israel argues that it is not required to give Palestinians an opportunity to be heard by any official before the army destroys their property. The right to be heard is surely not an absolute right, an

Three years since Operation Cast Lead: Israeli military utterly failed to investigate itself

Three years after Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli military's argument against independent investigation of its conduct during the operation has proven to be hollow. The military has completely failed

Principle of Proportionality and Demolition for Alleged Military Purposes

One of the fundamental principles of international humanitarian law is the principle of proportionality, which prohibits acts that will cause excessive injury, in relation to the military advantage an

International humanitarian law on Demolition for alleged military purposes

Even following the transfer of parts of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority as part of the Oslo Accords, Israel remains the occupier of the Occupied Territories. As the occup

Demolition for Alleged Military Necessity

Over the years, Israel has demolished hundreds of homes and destroyed thousands of dunams [1 dunam = 0.1 hectare] of farmland and cultivated groves, claiming it was necessary “for military purposes”.
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Reprehensible actions by Israeli troops against Palestinians following killing of Rabbi Raziel Shevach: Demolishing a home with inhabitants still inside, strip searching 3 women, setting dogs on 3 residents

On 9 January 2018, Israeli Rabbi Raziel Shevach was fatally shot, apparently in a drive-by shooting, near the settlement outpost of Havat Gilad in the West Bank. The shooters fled the scene and Israel