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"Roadmap": Repeating Oslo's Human Rights Mistakes [English].
This report documents Human Rights Watch’s concern by the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian roadmap to incorporate into its provisions internationally recognized human rights and international humanitarian law (IHL) principles, such as the need to bring to justice persons responsible for grave abuses.
 
Amnesty International - Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories [English][Arabic][French].
 
Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District [English][Arabic]. 2001
This report sets out the obligations of the parties to the conflict in the District of Hebron and documents human rights violations and violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israelis and Palestinians in Hebron and the surrounding vicinity since late September 2000.
 
Human Rights Watch: Palestinian National Authority [English][Arabic][French].
 
Indiscriminate Fire, Palestinian Rocket Attacks on Israel and Israeli Artillery Shelling in the Gaza Strip [English][Arabic]. 2007
This report finds that both Palestinian armed groups and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have shown insufficient regard for civilian life.
 
Israel's Record of Occupation: Violations of Civil and Political Rights [English]. 1998
This report discusses and analyzes Israel’s 1999 report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. It argues that Israel’s report failed to give sufficient information on the implementation of the covenant in practice, left out any discussion of Israel’s implementation of the covenant in the territories it controlled in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights, and South Lebanon, and misrepresented Israeli practice on important issues including torture and administrative detention.
 
Participation of Conflict-Affected Children In Humanitarian Action: Learning from the Occupied Palestinian Territories [English]. 2002
This document considers the means, difficulties and benefits of pursuing children's participation in humanitarian action in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Its findings and analysis are based upon the study of projects currently being implemented by a number of international and local organizations with adolescents in the age range 12-18.
 
Razing Rafah: Mass Home Demolitions in the Gaza Strip [English]. 2004
This report documents the many illegal demolitions executed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as well as the extensive destruction from IDF incursions deep inside Rafah in May 2004. It recommends that the Israeli government cease its unlawful demolitions, allow displaced Palestinians to return, pay reparations to victims, pay to repair unlawful damage, and address the emergency needs of the displaced.
 
Refugees Also Have Rights! Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan [English]. 2000
This report has been compiled at the request of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) on the basis of missions carried out in Lebanon and Jordan. The purpose of the missions was to study the Palestinian refugee situation in these two countries with regard to international legislation relating to refugees and human rights.
 
Report of the Observation Mission on Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Territories [French]. 2002
This is a mission report of the Arab Commission for Human Rights to the occupied territories that evaluated the sanitary situation of the Palestinians and assessed their medical needs.
 
Report on the Situation of the Palestinian Children in the Israeli Prisons [French]. 2003
This report gives particular interest to the judicial framework that assures the protection and assistance of children. The report was prepared for the Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights -Gaza.
 
Second Class: Discrimination against Palestinian Arab Children in Israel's Schools [English][Arabic]. 2001
This report is about Israel’s discrimination against its Palestinian Arab children in guaranteeing the right to education.
 
Status of Palestinian Citizens' Rights, 2005 [English]. 2005
The annual report produced by the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights covers the period from January 1, 2005 until December 31, 2005.
 
The Report on the Survey in Palestine Of Children’s literature and the Promotion of Reading among Children (The West Bank and the Gaza Sector) [English]. 2007
This report is concerned with the presentation of the results of a survey on children’s literature and encouraging reading in Palestine as represented by the West Bank and the Gaza Sector.
 
The Status of Palestinian Citizens' Rights, 2003 [English][Arabic]. 2004
The annual report produced by the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights covers the period from January 1, 2003 until December 31, 2003.
 
The Use of Force by the Israeli Security Force: A Legal Approach [French]. 2001
This paper is an analysis of the increasing record of casualties in the Palestinian civil population. It assesses the use of force of the Israelis relatively to the fourth Geneva Convention and the international principals that are supposed to control the use of force of the State agents.
 
Torture of Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Prisons [English]. 2003
This report attempts to draw from international agreements and conventions concerning torture to compare Israel's applicability of these standards within the context of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). It focuses specifically on the torture of Palestinian prisoners within Israeli prisons, interrogation and detention centers, one of the more serious violations of human rights within the OPT.
 
Violence against Palestinian Women: Alternative Country Report to the United Nations Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women [English]. 2005
This report addresses the violence against Palestinian women committed by the Israeli authorities in and includes the gender-related impact of the violence against Palestinian women and girls.
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