Tag: Israel

UN Human Rights Council Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

    Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein to the UN Human Rights Council Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem Geneva, 18 May 2018   Mr. President,             Appalling recent events in Gaza have […]

Palestinian Protests: The Great March of Return

Palestinians in Gaza are set to enter their seventh straight week of protests. These come as part of the ‘Great March of Return’ protests staged at the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, aimed at changing the dire situation in Gaza, which UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called the most “dramatic humanitarian crises that […]