Saturday, August 26, 2023

what are some examples of human rights violations committed by the Israeli government and forces

 The Israeli government and forces have been accused of committing several human rights violations against Palestinians. These include:

  • War crimes and crimes against humanity, such as indiscriminate attacks on civilians, targeting civilian and protected facilities, damaging a large number of buildings, failing to provide unquestionably effective warning to civilians at risk, and failing to implement rules of international humanitarian law regarding military occupation
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  • Apartheid, which includes severe limitations on Palestinians' civil and political rights, deprivation of economic and social rights, and marginalization, impoverishment, and economic disadvantage across Israel and the OPT
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  • Extrajudicial killings, torture, denial of fundamental human rights, arbitrary detention, and collective punishment
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These violations have been reported by various international organizations, including the United Nations, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The Israeli government has responded to these accusations by stating that its use of force in the Gaza Strip are acts of self-defense rather than reprisals or punishment
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