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No Accountability

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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Central Hebron: Soldiers enter residential building and conduct lineup for school-age children

On 3 September 2021, at around 8:00 P.M., eight soldiers entered the residential building of the extended Da’na family on the pretext of searching for children who had thrown stones at a nearby road. The soldiers ordered the occupants to bring their…
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Words Fail Us.

The horror in the Gaza Strip has been going on for so many years. We have reported on the blockade, the poverty, the wars. We have shared stories of life without water, without electricity, without hope. We have explained what international law…