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Over the last few months, Israeli courts have upheld unjust “eviction” orders contrary to international law to forcibly displace Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, in order to transfer Israeli settlers therein. In response, Palestinian...

Statement: "Al-Haq Statement on the Health Conditions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Declaration of a State of Emergency"

10 March 2020

>> http://www.alhaq.org/advocacy/16569.html

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

Urgent Appeal to Demand Lifting Gaza Closure

3 April 2020

>> https://www.mezan.org/en/post/23699/Urgent%20Appeal%20to%20Demand%20Lifting%20Gaza%20Closure

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

In the face of potential COVID-19 outbreak in the Gaza Strip, Israel is obliged to take measures to save lives, permitting the entry of medical equipment and supplies, to meet patients’ needs:
>> http://mezan.org/en/post/23701

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Addameer and Al-Haq Send Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Situation of Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Prisons amidst Concerns over COVID-19 Exposure.

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Arab Joint List, Adalah turn again to Supreme Court, demanding halt to Shin Bet’s invasive surveillance of citizens in struggle against coronavirus:
>> https://www.adalah.org/en/content/view/9957

Israel fails to...

The announcement made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which stated that the US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, was denounced by human rights defenders across the world, including ESCR-Net members.

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Last week ESCR-Net members called on UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to publicly release the UN...