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Human Rights Council Continues Gaslighting on Gaza

On February 25, 2020, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the bureaucratic arm of the Human Rights Council, presented an update on the 2019 Commission of Inquiry into the violence along the Israel-Gaza border. As with previous UN pseudo-investigations on Israel, this COI ignored legal standards and readily and publicly available information to accuse Israel of “war crimes” and other violations. The 2020 update continued to promote this false narrative and the biased HRC agenda.

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UNESCO Affiliate at An-Najah University Honors Terrorists

In August 2018, An-Najah University in Nablus held a ceremony to recognize 61 prisoners incarcerated in Israel’s Nafha Prison who had completed a course in international law and human rights. According to the university, the ceremony was organized by the UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Democracy and Peace at An-Najah, in cooperation with Fatah

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Belgium Reverses Invitation of DCI-P Official for UN Security Council Briefing – Background on Speaker and DCI-P’s PFLP Ties

In February 2020, Belgium invited invited Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI-P) Senior Advisor for Policy and Advocacy Brad Parker to brief the Council on February 24. DCI-P has ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), designated as a terrorist organization in the US, EU, Israel, and Canada.

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NGO Monitor Letter to Belgian Foreign Minister Regarding Brad Parker at the UN Security Council

In February 2020, Belgium invited invited Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI-P) Senior Advisor for Policy and Advocacy Brad Parker to brief the Council on February 24. DCI-P has ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), designated as a terrorist organization in the US, EU, Israel, and Canada.

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Season 2, Episode 14: Prof. Steinberg's take on the Deal of the Century

Last week, President Trump released the Deal of the Century, his peace plan between the Israelis and Palestinians. Is it a realistic plan? What does Israel's treaty with Egypt teach us about negotiations with the Palestinians? How have NGOs framed the conflict and initiatives to solve it? Tune in to this week's episode with our host Yona Shiffmiller and NGO Monitor President Prof. Gerald Steinberg.

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Season 2, Episode 13: Does the ICC have jurisdiction to take Israel to court?

The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court recently announced that she intends to investigate alleged war crimes in the “State of Palestine.” Does she have jurisdiction over alleged crimes in the West Bank and Gaza? How is she defining the territory of a Palestinian state? Join our host Yona Schiffmiller and Legal Advisor Anne Herzberg as they answer these questions.

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