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“No State or individual is above the Law” (*)

The publication of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict report puts under test all the UN states and the members of the Human Rights Council. A report of 574 pages presents an evidence that the State of Israel as a member of the UN, committed war crimes and possible crimes against humanity. All the affiliated members of ICAWC, consider that the report of the fact-finding mission, led…

INTERNATIONAL COALITION AGAINST WAR CRIMINALS ( ICAWC)

2009-10-03 ORG.NO 993 965 847 31/07/09 OSLO - PARIS – BRUSSELS - GAZA – LEBANON A STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE INTERNATIONAL COALITION AGAINST WAR CRIMINALS ISSUED ON 30/7/2009 IN RESPONSE TO THE REPORT OF THE ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTRY ON THE WAR ON GAZA. the Israeli Foreign Ministry Issued a report consists of 174 pages in which the Ministry refutes legally the real issues of the military operation(the poured bullets) where…

Report – Judaizing Jerusalem, Closing The Aqsa Foundation – Violette Daguerre

Fact-Finding Mission in East Jerusalem Second Half of Dec, 2008 C.A. DROITS HUMAINS 5 Rue Gambetta - 92240 Malakoff - France Phone: (33-1) 4092-1588 * Fax: (33-1) 4654-1913 E. mail achr@noos.fr www.achr.eu Prelude Judaizing Jerusalem refers to the process of deleting all non-Jewish features of the city of Jerusalem. The Arab Commission for Human Rights issues this report in the midst of a new Jewish extremist attack on Al Aqsa…

THE CONDITIONS OF PALESTINIANS IN THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES IN 1948

2009-10-23 Dr. Violette Daguerre September 2009 C.A.DROITS HUMAINS -5 Rue Gambetta - 92240 Malakoff - France Phone: (33-1) 40 92 15 88 / Fax: (33-1) 46 54 19 13 Email: achr@noos.fr www.achr.eu Introduction Sixty years ago, the Security Council received a request of the admission of the State of "Israel" to the United Nations, where at that time it pledged to accept without reservation the obligations contained in the Charter…

Report of Judicial Observatory in the trial of The six political detainees” in Morocco – Violette Daguerre

2009-11-17 September 10, 2009 C.A. DROITS HUMAINS 5 Rue Gambetta - 92240 Malakoff - France Phone: (33-1) 4092-1588 * Fax: (33-1) 4654-1913 E. mail achr@noos.fr www.achr.eu Introduction Around 3:00 am of Tuesday 28.07.2009, the Primary Court of Salé (Morocco) issued its ruling regarding the detainees in the so called "Beleirej case." The sentences varied among the 35 defendants between unimplemented one year and life imprisonment for Mr. Beleirej. As to…

What David Miliband should say to Tzipi Livni – Daniel Machover

2009-12-17 If Britain's foreign secretary has faith in his country's standards of justice, this is the phonecall he should make Daniel Machover guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 16 December 2009 13.00 GMT Daniel Machover is chair of Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights and a partner at London lawfirm Hickman Rose According to news reports, David Miliband plans to call the leader of the Israeli opposition, Tzipi Livni, to explain the British government's stance…

When the United Nations is being used as a means to limit the work of NGOs – Violette Daguerre

2009-12-17 Unfortunately, there are many procedural breaches and human rights violations committed by United Nations bodies purportedly concerned with human rights. They also frequently ignore gross violations during times in which peoples need the support and defense of the UN bodies in a world in which criminals live in freely under policies of marginalizing, exclusion, preference and discrimination between peoples and nations. Ideally, the UN is not supposed to operate…

We must not renege on war crime laws

The Guardian, Saturday 16 January 2010 We are shocked at suggestions by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office minister Ivan Lewis and foreign secretary David Miliband that Britain may consider changing its laws to avoid any future attempts to prosecute suspected war criminals, Israeli or otherwise. The UK must not renege on its international treaty obligations, particularly those under the fourth Geneva convention to seek out and prosecute persons suspected of…

REPORT ON BAR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE HEARING OBSERVATION: BAHRAIN

2010-10-04 اللجنة العربية لحقوق الإنسان A report on hearings in: (1) the Adary Park case, and (2) the Ma’ameer case (No 4583/2009) Criminal High Court – 4th - 5th July 2010 Acknowledgments The trial observation was undertaken by Pete Weatherby on behalf of the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales. The report was written by Pete Weatherby, Barrister at Garden Court North Chambers, Manchester and Garden Court Chambers,…

To maintain Item 7 on the agenda of Human Rights Council

2010-11-04 Since the defeat of the American foreign Ministry – one year before its attempt to withdraw the vote on Goldstone's report- the American delegation adopts the strategy of double-head in the Human Rights Council: 1 - Confronting any resolution or procedure that condemns Israel. 2 - Creating a new agenda that limits the condemnation of the encroachments committed by its military forces outside its territories to protect the American…