Geneva Conventions

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• Report: 95% of Palestinian prisoners subjected to torture

Ramallah, April 17 (Petra) - At least 5,000 Palestinian prisoners including 230 children and 20 women are currently held in Israeli occupation jails and have been subjected to various means of torture.On the occasion of the Palestinian Prisoner Day, the ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 4 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Why is Israel opposed to Palestine joining international treaties?

Last week, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that he had accepted the application of Palestinians to join 13 international UN conventions. Significantly, these include the Geneva Conventions, which govern the rules of war and ... [Published Middle East Monitor - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

National Council Calls for Treating Palestinian Prisoners as War Prisoners

IPS transfers Abu Sisi to Nafha prison, amidst hunger strikes, escalated abductions across the region In a statement marking the Palestinian Prisoner Day, the council condemned the Israeli campaign of calling to adjudicate President Mahmoud Abbas after ... [Published International Middle East Media Center - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New status for TTP?

ON April 4, the prime minister ordered the release of 19 ‘non-combatant’ TTP prisoners. By recognising the non-combatant status of such prisoners the release implicitly recognised the presence of Taliban ‘combatants’ in Pakistan. Later, the National Assembly ... [Published DAWN Group - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

NHRC calls on security agencies to be proactive

By Joe Nwankwo  /  Assistant Editor, AbujaThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) while expressing shock over the deadly bomb blast, said “there was no justification for the killing and maiming of human beings by any person or group, hence called ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S.: Israeli, Palestinian Negotiators to Meet

The Zionist and Palestinian negotiators will meet on Wednesday to try to extend talks beyond an April 29 deadline, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said "the parties are working on determining if there's ... [Published Al Manar TV - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet Wednesday, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet on Wednesday to try to extend peace talks beyond an April 29 deadline, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.The two sides will meet despite Israeli anger at the killing ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry: “Israeli ‘Defense’ Minister Responsible for Escalation and Instability”

– (WAFA) – Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued Monday a press statement stating that Israeli ‘Defense’ Minister Moshe Yaʻalon is responsible for the recent escalation.It further stated that Yaʻalon should be considered by the international ... [Published Palestine News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

PCHR Calls Upon Palestine to Immediately Accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Law

:17Ramallah/PNNThe Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) welcomes the State of Palestine's accessions to 12 international conventions related to the international humanitarian law and human rights, but calls upon the Palestinian leadership not to ... [Published Palestine News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 4 reports

PA Minister of Foreign Affairs: “Acceding to Geneva Conventions Benefits Palestinian Cause”

Minister of Foreign Affairs: “Acceding to Geneva Conventions BenefitsPalestinian Cause”http://english.wafa.ps/index.php?action=detail&id=24881RAMALLAH, April 12, 2014 – (WAFA - PLO news agency) – Minister of ForeignAffairs Riyad al-Malki stated Saturday ... [Published Independent Media Review Analysis - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Switzerland: PA bid to join Geneva Conventions approved

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: REUTERSSwitzerland confirmed on Friday that it had accepted the Palestinian Authority’s bid for accession to the Geneva Conventions, which provide the rules on the conduct for war and occupation ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 31 reports

Palestinians join Geneva Conventions Switzerland

GENEVA--The Palestinian Authority has signed up formally to the Geneva Conventions, which set down the rules of warfare and humanitarian operations in conflict zones, the treaties' guardian ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]

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"Bill and Melinda cannot claim to be trying to help every person get the chance to live a healthy, productive life, while investing in torture and mass incarceration."
...pressures Abbas to retract Palestine's signatures from the UN treaties, he is likely to see Abbas sign the Rome Statute as well," he wrote. "If Netanyahu is trying to prove how strong Israel is, the sanctions actually show Israel's weakness, as the Palestinians have already shown they are not scared of a more brutal occupation."
...Addameer also recently released a G4S campaign video, "G4S: Securing War Crimes’."
"These decisions will cut nearly ten million dollars expenditures off the treasury, per year. They will also lower to 50% the prices of Internet services to 3G subscribers while raising the quality and speed of Internet services provided by the private sector for the DSL landline subscribers" the Minister assured

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The quantum of cruelty [Published Harvard Gazette - 21 hours ago]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Hebron: Israeli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
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Comment of the day: CIA torturers are the moral... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 14 2014]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Following Pales... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Palestinian Centre for Human RightsCountry: occupied Palestinian territory The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) welcomes the State of Palestine's accessions to 16 international conventions related to the international humanitarian law ...
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