Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said.
Since its last UPR in 2012, Israel has further cemented a two-tiered discriminatory system that treats Palestinians separately and unequally, dispensing varying sets of inferior rights depending on
Israel will not allow any Syrian refugees to enter its territory but will continue to provide them with humanitarian aid, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Friday.
Israel’s military has delivered aid to Syrian refugees fleeing the latest fighting in the country’s southwest but says it will not allow civilians to enter the Golan Heights to seek refuge.
Prisoners rights group Samidoun has launched a petition calling on the Israeli government to release Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar, 54, who has been under administrative detention for almost a year.