Human Rights (Page 3)

News for Human Rights

Blair: Israel to Ease Blockade

Blair: Israel to Ease Blockade

Israel has agreed to ease its blockade of the material and goods into Gaza but will continue its maritime blockade.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/06/2010 18:45
Gaza vs. Global Village

Gaza vs. Global Village

Gazans’ life expectancy is well above average; infant mortality rates are far higher in famine-plagued countries, but world aid pours in to PA. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/06/2010 14:44
Obama Aid to Gaza to Help Hamas

Obama Aid to Gaza to Help Hamas

Obama’s balancing act: More aid to Gaza but not to Hamas, ease blockade without hurting Israel or PA, smooth Abbas’s feathers over flotilla clash.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/06/2010 10:01
Photos: ‘Myth of Siege of Gaza’

Photos: ‘Myth of Siege of Gaza’

An Israeli study explodes the "myth of the siege of Gaza. The Washington Post reports: Pharmacies look as well-supplied as a typical Rite Aid.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/06/2010 08:28
Hamas Refuses Flotilla Aid

Hamas Refuses Flotilla Aid

Supplies carried aboard the Gaza flotilla and unloaded in Ashdod are waiting for Hamas – but the terrorist group hasn't come to pick them up.Yoni Kempinski, 08/06/2010 08:47
Video:  Free Gaza – from Hamas

Video: Free Gaza – from Hamas

A “Free Gaza- from Hamas” video intersperses its terror with evidence of plenty of food and merchandise. Hamas still blocking humanitarian aid.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/06/2010 19:03
Gaza Aid Only for Hamas Backers

Gaza Aid Only for Hamas Backers

Hamas is using its stranglehold on Gaza to prevent humanitarian aid from reaching supporters of the rival Fatah party, Der Spiegel reports.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/06/2010 13:21
Aid to Gaza: No One Denied Care

Aid to Gaza: No One Denied Care

No PA Arab in Gaza has been denied medical care in Israel, officials say – but if the PA prevents access, there is nothing Israel can do.Hana Levi Julian, 26/05/2010 15:54
'Gaza Aid Masks Political Aims'

'Gaza Aid Masks Political Aims'

Israel says organizers of a flotilla hoping to force its way into Gaza want to promote a political agenda, rather than offer aid.Hana Levi Julian and Yoni Kempinski, 25/05/2010 17:35
Israeli Assistance to Gaza

Israeli Assistance to Gaza

More than 14,000 tons of humanitarian aid were delivered to Gaza residents last week through the various crossings with Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 20/05/2010 13:55
May 9: Week's Assistance to Gaza

May 9: Week's Assistance to Gaza

More than 17,000 tons of humanitarian aid were transferred to Gaza last week through the various crossings with Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 12/05/2010 09:53
The Week's Assistance to Gaza

The Week's Assistance to Gaza

An official ban on commercial trade with Israel has not stopped Gaza from accepting weekly deliveries of thousands of tons of humanitarian aid.Hana Levi Julian, 27/04/2010 10:23
The Week's Assistance to Gaza

The Week's Assistance to Gaza

More than 17,000 tons of humanitarian aid were delivered to Gaza from Israel last week through the various crossings.Hana Levi Julian, 21/04/2010 09:30
Death Penalty Back in Gaza

Death Penalty Back in Gaza

Hamas defies Abbas by bringing back the death penalty without Fatah's authorization. Two killed for allegedly assisting Israel.Maayana Miskin, 15/04/2010 20:30
Gaza Groups Condemn Misfire

Gaza Groups Condemn Misfire

Gaza human rights organizations angered by rocket that accidentally hit Arabs, not Jews.Maayana Miskin, 09/04/2010 16:04
This Week's Aid to Gaza

This Week's Aid to Gaza

Last week Israel allowed some 500 Gaza Arabs and 10,000 Arabs in Judea and Samaria to enter pre-1967 Israel in order to visit their families.Hana Levi Julian, 07/04/2010 14:50
Muslim Congressman Visits Gaza

Muslim Congressman Visits Gaza

The first Muslim in Congress visited Gaza, being careful to avoid Hamas and vowing to prove to colleagues the “disaster caused by Israel.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/04/2010 13:58
Israeli Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Israeli Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

More than 13,000 tons of humanitarian aid made their way into Gaza last week as Egypt continues to keep its border shut.Hana Levi Julian, 17/03/2010 11:45
France: Free Syrian Rights Atty

France: Free Syrian Rights Atty

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon intervenes to persuade the Syrian government to free 43-year-old human rights attorney Mohannad al-Hassani.Hana Levi Julian, 21/02/2010 12:10
Gaza Website: No Shortages

Gaza Website: No Shortages

A Tale of Two Gazas: An Arabic-language site showed a world of plenty for Arabs celebrating a recent festival; its English site focused on mTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 28/12/2009 00:52
'Viva Palestina' - No Shortcuts

'Viva Palestina' - No Shortcuts

Egypt blocked a leftist British convoy headed for Gaza from taking a shortcut through Sinai. The 'Viva Palestina' leftists are stuck at Aqaba.Hana Levi Julian, 27/12/2009 14:20
Red Line Drawn at Green Line

Red Line Drawn at Green Line

Activists have drawn the ‘red line’ at the Green Line to ban a Yesha rights newspaper at a march on behalf of people’s’ rights. “It’s propaganda.”Tzvi Ben Gedlyahu, 13/12/2009 18:33
Surprise Support for Israel

Surprise Support for Israel

The founder of Human Rights Watch has castigated his own group for ignoring Israel’s freedoms as well as “brutal and autocratic” Arab regimes.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 20/10/2009 19:12
Bibi, Lieberman Fight Goldstone

Bibi, Lieberman Fight Goldstone

Israeli leaders are working hard to prevent the Goldstone Report from winning approval in Friday's vote at the U.N. Human Rights Council.Maayana Miskin, 16/10/2009 13:28
Amnesty Criticizes Israel

Amnesty Criticizes Israel

Amnesty International condemns Israel for its treatment of PA Arabs. In contrast, the report only briefly notes atrocities performed by Hamas.Avraham Zuroff, 02/07/2009 08:00
Rights Group Condemns Hamas

Rights Group Condemns Hamas

Human Rights Watch said that Hamas has "no excuse" for not allowing Gilad Shalit speak with his family.Avraham Zuroff, 25/06/2009 07:25