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  • Amnesty Int’l: Israel and Hamas committed war crimes

    February 25, 2015 | 1:55 pm

    Amnesty International accused Israel and Hamas of committing war crimes during last summer’s war in Gaza.

    The human rights organization in its 415-page annual report released Wednesday reiterated its claims from December that Israel’s assault on Gaza “was marked by callous...

  • Human Rights Watch: Palestinian terror groups in Gaza violated rules of war

    December 24, 2012 | 12:06 pm

    Palestinian terror groups in Gaza violated the rules of war by targeting civilians during last month's conflict with Israel, Human Rights Watch said.

    In a report issued Monday, the New York-based human rights organization said the Palestinian groups in Gaza violated international...

  • Israel blasts inclusion on U.N. list of human rights violators

    April 30, 2012 | 4:19 pm

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry criticized as “absurd” the country’s inclusion on a list of countries that restricts the activities of human rights and advocacy groups.

    Monday’s response came after the United Nations’ high commissioner for human rights placed Israel on a list that...

  • U.S. report highlights Israel’s religious freedoms violations

    November 17, 2010 | 3:03 pm

    Government allocations favoring the Orthodox, extra legal protection to Jewish holy sites and Orthodox hegemony over life-cycle events are among Israel’s religious freedom violations highlighted in a U.S. State Department report.

    The International Religious Freedom Report 2009...