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Accountability for human rights violations is crucial to justice and the rule of law. Israel shirks this responsibility when it comes to its actions in the Occupied Territories, instead putting in place systems which do no more than offer the semblance of law enforcement, in both criminal and civil law. Those responsible go unpunished and victims are denied compensation, apart from rare exceptions that merely serve to reinforce the illusion of a functioning law enforcement system. Not only does the lack of deterrence and oversight enable human rights abuse, it also facilitates the continuation of the occupation itself. 

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Israeli soldier shoots and kills ‘Omar al-Badawi, 22, who was trying to put out a fire started during a clash between soldiers and Palestinian youths

On Monday morning, 11 November 2019, at around 8:00 A.M., several dozen children and teens from al-’Arrub Refugee Camp, north of Hebron, threw stones at Route 60, which passes by the camp, as part of protests held to mark the 15th anniversary of…
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Just the tip of the iceberg:

The pages below are an exhumation, digging up the past. For each year since 1989, we brought an account of a single instance in which soldiers killed, injured or beat a Palestinian. The account of each incident presents the testimony we collected at…