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The Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is in the throes of a manmade humanitarian disaster. Experts say that unless there are significant changes, Gaza will become unlivable in 2020. This is a direct result of Israel’s official policy, which continues to determine daily life in Gaza. Israel could change this policy and significantly improve quality of life in Gaza. It could also persist in its callous, indefensible policy which sentences the nearly two million residents of the Gaza Strip to a life of abject poverty in near inhuman conditions.

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Shooting, injury, and damage to a dead body – the price of Israel’s policy of holding bodies

On Sunday morning, 23 February 2020, at around 6:00 A.M., soldiers fired live rounds and a missile at two Islamic Jihad operatives east of ‘Abasan al-Jadida in the southern Gaza Strip. The military claims the operatives had attempted to plant…

The Israeli Attorney General’s memorandum

B’Tselem’s analysis finds AG’s claims, that the ICC has no jurisdiction in Palestine, rely on intentional misquotation, disregard for international law and an absurd misrepresentation of reality. Contrary to the AG’s position, the ICC has…