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The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the killings of the four Israeli settlers near Hebron in the West Bank.
Amnesty International has strongly condemned the executions of two Palestinian men in Gaza last week by the Hamas de facto authority, following an unfair military trial.
Amnesty International has strongly urged the Hamas de facto administration in Gaza not to carry out several pending "abhorrent" death sentences.
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.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former UN human rights commissioner Mary Robinson and Justice Richard Goldstone are among signatories of a global call for an investigation into the Gaza conflict.
Both Israel and Hamas used imported weapons to carry attack civilians, Amnesty International said in fresh evidence on the munitions used during the three-week conflict in Gaza and southern Israel.
Amnesty International says it has evidence that Hamas forces and militias have been involved in a ruthless crackdown on opponents in the wake of the Israeli military action in the territory.
The Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) group has called for an end to the Israeli bombing of Gaza, and also to Hamas rocket attacks, citing Jewish teaching on mercy and proportionality in self-defence.
A top Christian monthly magazine has published an interview with Khalid Mish'al, widely regarded as the most senior figure in Hamas, the Islamist resistance group elected in Palestine and described as 'terrorists' by the USA.