PCHR Reports, Press Releases and Interventions


Demolition & Land Sweeping Reports

Latest press releases:

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights stops the demolition of a civilian house in Gaza (26 June 2002)

Israeli Army Seizes Tract of Land in north of Gaza Strip for Israeli Settlement (2 May 2002)

Israeli forces enumerate Palestinian houses; resumption of house demolitions possible (3 April 2002)

Israeli Supreme Court Orders Temporary Halt to House Demolitions Near al-Mughraqa (15 March 2002)

PCHR wins Israeli Supreme Court Decision Temporarily Halting Demolition of 7 Palestinian Houses; Other Houses Under Immediate Threat (14 March 2002)

PCHR Rejects Attempt by Israeli State Prosecutor to Legalise House Demolitions (21 February 2002)

URGENT APPEAL: Save Palestinian Homes at Risk of Demolition (19 February 2002)

Israeli Army Distorts Circumstances of Mass House Demolitions in Rafah; PCHR Calls for International Investigation (28 January 2002)

PCHR sends urgent appeals to international officials on recent house demolitions in Rafah (15 January 2002)

The largest campaign since the outbreak of the Intifada: More than 100 Palestinian families become homeless in Rafah after their houses were demolished (12 January 2002)

UN Committee Against Torture Rules House Demolitions and Closures Can Constitute Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (24 November 2001)

PCHR Interventions:

Appeal for Urgent Intervention: Stop Gaza House Demolitions (14 March 2002) (PDF)

PCHR Appeal to HC Mary Robinson re House Demolitions (21 February 2002)