Thursday, June 30, 2016

Israel‘s illegal retention of corpses of martyrs sparks protests in West Bank

June 27, 2016

Israel’s policy of retaining the bodies of Palestinians killed directly violates its obligations under international law. Despite pleas from Palestinians families, lawsuits and repeated appeals by human rights organizations, eight young men bodies, have yet to be returned to their families.




Israel‘s illegal retention of corpses of martyrs sparks protests in West Bank
Israel‘s illegal retention of corpses of martyrs sparks protests in West Bank






In Qalqilya, local zoo is ready for the international spotlight
In Qalqilya, local zoo is ready for the international spotlight

Israel says it "mistakenly" killed 15-year-old Palestinian boy
Israel says it "mistakenly" killed 15-year-old Palestinian boy

Citing heightened security tensions, Israel approves additional $18.6 million to expand settlements in West Bank
Citing heightened security tensions, Israel approves additional $18.6 million to expand settlements in West Bank



Palestine mourns a dear friend, Jo Cox, British Labour MP murdered last Thursday in West Yorkshire
Palestine mourns a dear friend, Jo Cox, British Labour MP murdered last Thursday in West Yorkshire
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In Qalqilya, local zoo is ready for the international spotlight

Qalqilya is mostly known for being surrounded on all sides by the occupation wall, with only one crowded checkpoint left for residents to enter

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