Israel and the Occupied Territories: the heavy price of Israeli incursions
Since 27 February 2002 the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have launched two waves of incursions into the Palestinian areas occupied by Israel in 1967, using tanks, armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and Apache helicopters. In the six weeks up to 11 April 2002 more than 600 Palestinians may have been killed and more than 3, 000 … Continue reading Israel and the Occupied Territories: the heavy price of Israeli incursions
Israel and the Occupied Territories/Palestinian Authority: the right to return: the case of the Palestinians
This document states AI’s policy position on the right to return, and its application in the case of the Palestinian people.
54th UN Commission on Human Rights (1998): statements and press releases issued by Amnesty International
Includes an address outlining refoulement concerns, in view of the decline in the willingness of states to protect refugees and asylum-seekers. The document begins with a section on Israel and the occupied territories.
Israel: human rights abuses of women trafficked from countries of the former Soviet Union into Israel’s sex industry
Although official statistics are not available, it is widely believed that in the past few years thousands of women, including some girls, from FSU countries have been trafficked to Israel to work in the sex industry. Under Israeli laws, virtually all these women are illegal aliens. They are in Israel without work permits or with … Continue reading Israel: human rights abuses of women trafficked from countries of the former Soviet Union into Israel’s sex industry