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The UN Human Rights Council has decided to launch an independent inquiry into purported violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Israel’s ground assault on the Gaza Strip accentuates the need for urgent international action to protect civilians in Gaza and Israel from further war crimes by both sides, says Amnesty International.
Amid escalating violence in Gaza, the UN Secretary-General has left for the region to express solidarity with Israelis and Palestinians and to help bolster efforts for a solution.
Quakers in the Hampshire area are planning a Meeting for Worship at Farnborough International, which hosts an arms fair alongside “family-friendly” air displays.
Quakers in Britain have sent an open letter to the Foreign Secretary William Hague on the escalating conflict in Gaza, calling on him to ensure all sides are heard.
Christian Aid says it is appalled at the spiralling levels of violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory and has called for an immediate ceasefire
European development agencies have urged the EU to develop a long-term strategy to reconnect Gaza to the West Bank.
The new Watchkeeper drone being developed for the UK military is based on a model Israel has ‘field tested’ in attacks on Gaza, says War on Want.
Amnesty International has called on the Hamas authorities in Gaza to halt executions they say they plan to carry out after the Muslim religious festival of Eid al-Fitr.
A nourishment programme in Gaza is one of many outpatient services for the non-profit, public hospital operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.