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Summary About 6.8 million Jewish Israelis and 6.8 million Palestinians live today between the Mediterranean Sea and Jordan River, an area encompassing Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), the latter made up of the West Bank, including…
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 The Israeli army has deprived generations of Palestinians in the West Bank of their basic civil rights, including the rights to free assembly, association and expression, regularly drawing on military orders issued in the first…
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 In the 1930s, Awni Shaaeb’s father and uncles inherited a parcel of land from his grandfather in the Palestinian village of Ein Yabroud, northeast of Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. They grew wheat, barley, and…
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 In the 25 years since Palestinians gained a degree of self-rule over the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, their authorities have established machineries of repression to crush dissent, including through the use of…
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Summary Israel’s largest banks are providing services that help support, maintain, and expand unlawful settlements by financing their construction in the occupied West Bank, including partnering with developers to build homes on land unlawfully seized…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary For the last 25 years, Israel has imposed increasingly strict restrictions on travel to and from the Gaza Strip. Those restrictions affect nearly every aspect of life in Gaza, including the ability of human rights workers to document violations…
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Summary Almost immediately after Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank in June 1967, the Israeli government began establishing settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. From the outset, private businesses have been involved in Israel’…
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 Ripe for Abuse
 Palestinian Child Labor in Israeli Agricultural

 Settlements in the West Bank
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 International

 Law Violations
 Expanding

 Settlement Agriculture,…
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 A Raw Deal
 Abuse of Thai Workers in Israel’s Agricultural Sector
 
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 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Israel
 Improve

 Inspections Procedures
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 Make

 Their Lives Miserable
 
 
 Israel’s

 Coercion of Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers to Leave Israel
 
 
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 Recommendations
 To the…
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 Not Welcome
 Jordan’s Treatment of Palestinians Escaping Syria
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 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Jordan
 To UNRWA
 To Refugee

 Aid Agencies Operating in…
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 With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic

 weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield.

 Some military and robotics experts have…
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 This report highlights the failure of the criminal justice

 system in Gaza under Hamas rule, including security forces, prosecutors, and…
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 No News is Good News
 Abuses
 against Journalists by Palestinian Security Forces
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 Background
 West Bank
 Reports of Increased Harassment
 The Role of PA Security Forces
 Gaza
 Palestinian…
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 Separate and Unequal 
 Israel’s
 Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian
 Territories
 I. Summary
 Background
 Construction
 Permits, Zoning, and Demolitions
 Freedom of
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 Meeting the
 Challenge
 Protecting
 Civilians through the Convention on Cluster Munitions
 Table of
 Acronyms
 Introduction
 Cluster
 Munitions and their Human Toll
 The
 Convention on Cluster Munitions…
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 “I Lost Everything”
 Israel's Unlawful Destruction of Property during Operation
 Cast Lead
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 Recommendations
 To the Government of Israel
 To the Government of the United
 States
 To the European…
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 This report documents how Israel and Hamas have addressed credible
 allegations of laws-of-war violations by their respective forces during the
 Gaza war in December 2008 and January 2009. More than one year after the…