The Dutch government recently announced that it would recognize the OPT (Gaza Strip and West Bank, including East Jerusalem) as the official birthplace of Palestinians born there after May 15, 1948, subsequent to the end of the British Mandate and the establishment of the State of Israel
In 1965, British administrators separated the Chagos Islands from Mauritius, which was granted independence three years later. Mauritius had been occupied by the Dutch from 1638 to 1710, although France had established the first colonial administration in 1715. Almost 100 years later (1810), the British captured the island during the Napoleonic Wars.
The “deal of the century” is the peace plan proposed by the Trump administration to end the disputes in the Middle East. The plan was not announced officially but was instead leaked by an Israeli newspaper, “Israel Hayom”.
On 28 February 2019, during the 40th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), representatives of Palestinian civil society sent a letter to Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR),
The “Great March of Return” was a largely non-violent mass event that took place along the so-called ‘separation fence’, with the intention of highlighting General Assembly Resolution 1941 and the ongoing humanitarian emergency in the Gaza Strip.
In 2007, John Dugard- in his capacity as the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories- suggested that certain aspects of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (OPT) constitute colonialism under international law
A newspaper article by the British Independent that examines the Syrian Government’s killing of detainees between 2011 and 2015 has been extensively posted and reproduced highly shared on social media platform regarding a document (Out of Sight, Out of Mind
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that was co-founded by the United States (US) after the Second World War. Its main objective is to contribute to peace and security by using educational, scientific, and cultural reform to promote international collaboration.
In its oral decision of 15 January 2019, Trial Chamber I decided, by a majority of two to one, to acquit and immediately release Mr Laurent Gbagbo and Mr Charles Blé Goudé (hereinafter ‘’the accused’’) from all charges of crimes against humanity.