human rights abuses

UN hearings probing alleged Israeli rights abuses open in Geneva

INTERNATIONAL A United Nations independent commission of inquiry has begun public hearings on the alleged human rights violations in the Palestinian territories, with the first day focusing on Israel’s outlawing of several Palestinian rights organisations last year. The commission, established by the UN Human Rrights Council last year, plans five days of hearings[…]

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BDS: FIFA complicit in human rights abuses by Israel

While the hunger strike of some 1500 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli detention centres continues, another fight for Palestine is taking place in the sports arena. Following years of contestation against Israel’s continued acceptance into the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), activists in recent weeks have rallied around the[…]

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