Category - gaza

  • February 8, 2010

    Israel’s most recent response to the UN on its investigations into alleged violations of international law by its forces in Gaza a year ago is totally inadequate, Amnesty International has said.

  • January 21, 2010

    A year after Israel's military offensive on Gaza, UN agencies and the Association for International Development Agencies have called for an immediate opening of Gaza's crossings.

  • January 19, 2010

    One year on from the end of Israel’s military offensive in Gaza, Amnesty has called on Israel to lift its “suffocating” blockade as the organisation released a new briefing on the plight of Palestinians living under the blockade.

  • December 30, 2009

    An 85-year-old survivor of the Nazi holocaust has begun a hunger strike in response to the Israeli authorities' denial of human rights in Gaza. Hedy Epstein is part of a group who have been refused access to Gaza to join a peaceful solidarity march.

  • December 27, 2009

    One year after Israel's major military offensive on the Gaza Strip, Amnesty International has again urged all parties to meet their obligations to pursue accountability for war crimes and serious human rights violations which occurred during the conflict.

  • December 25, 2009

    On 31 December 2009, a Gaza Freedom March will gather 1,400 people from across the globe, including faith leaders, to march nonviolently alongside Palestinian peoples to seek an end to the siege of the territory.

  • November 19, 2009

    The World Council of Churches has asked the UN Secretary-General to make sure that recommendations of a key report about war crimes during the conflict are properly followed up.

  • October 6, 2009

    Following the Human Rights Council’s discussions on the Goldstone report, Amnesty International has called for the UN Secretary-General to refer the report to the UN Security Council without delay.

  • September 21, 2009

    Amnesty International Secretary General, Irene Khan has urged the US government to examine the findings of Judge Richard Goldstone’s report on violations of international law committed in Gaza and southern Israel.

  • September 16, 2009

    A UN fact-finding mission into the Israeli offensive in Gaza, which led to the death of 1,400 Palestinians and 13 Israelis, says it has evidence that both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes.