Israel's representative was conspicuously missing when the UN Human Rights Council started a special session today on the situation in the Palestinian territories and the 2014 Gaza conflict.

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Israel 'Boycotts' UN Rights Council Session on Gaza War

A group of residents from Biggin have held a ‘free Palestine party’ in response to the situation in Gaza, at the same time as celebrating a woman’s 70th Birthday.

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Residents get together for party to raise awareness of the international Gaza crisis

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Geneva (AFP) – Israel defended its record before the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, marking an end to its 18-month boycott of the body over scrutiny of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Israel defends rights record in return to UN spotlight

Israel, Gaza, and The West Bank An informative video on the situation in Israel, produced and created by teen USY'er and Rakevet Israel Affairs Vice President Yair Koas. By: USAMusicalProduction

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Israel, Gaza, and The West Bank – Video

Written on March 4th, 2013 & filed under Israel Tags: , , , , , , ,

While Penn for Palestine’s proposal may have been well-intentioned, its analysis of the situation was littered with inaccuracies and the biases that perpetuate the exact conflict they denounce.

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Caroline Brand | Let’s get our facts straight

The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) concluded a two-day working group meeting Sunday at the headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in preparation for its third session to be held in Saudi Arabia in February. The group meeting was chaired by Siti Ruhaini Dzuhayatin of Indonesia

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OIC rights team may visit Palestine

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Hamas justice system 'abusive'

PARIS, May 31, 2012 (WAFA) – The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hosted on Wednesday at its Paris headquarters a two-day international meeting on the situation in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, according to a UNESCO statement.

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Two-Day International Meeting on Palestine Opens at UNESCO

As I write, I have no further word on the situation at Givat Ha'Ulpana. Time is short, and I am mindful that all of the words from nationalist members of the government and the Knesset might end up being no more than words, …

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Israel, Jews, and Judaism: Too Much, Really

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Published: March. 23, 2012 at 12:18 PM NABLUS, West Bank, March 23 (UPI) — Twenty-two Palestinian prisoners being held by Israeli forces have gone on hunger strikes to protest their detention, officials said.

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Palestinian detainees on hunger stike