PCHR Position Papers


PCHR publishes position papers to track current events and contribute to the immediate debate surrounding issues of importance on both the Israeli and Palestinian agendas.

Position Paper  Death Penalty under the Palestinian National Authority  (pdf) (14 September 2006)

Punishing the Victim PCHR Position Paper on the Decision to Stop International Aid to the Palestinian National Authority (20 April  2006)

Position Paper Securing the Wall from International Law: an initial response to the Israeli State Attorney. (April 2005)
Position Paper Human Rights and the lessons of ‘peace plans’: from the Geneva Accords to Sharon’s disengagement plan. (February 2005)

Position Paper Sharon’s Gaza Redeployment plan: a denial of human rights, not an end to occupation. (pdf) (October 2004)

Position Paper Palestinian Internal Situation and Challenges of Reform. (August 2004).

Position Paper The EU’s Failure to Act: Israeli Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the OPTs (April 2004).

Position Paper Open Letter to European Presidency Calling for Action to Protect Palestinian Civilians. (May 2004)

Position Paper Switzerland and the Geneva Accord: Undermining the Rule of Law. (November 2003)

Position Paper Obstruction of International Humanitarian, Development and Human Rights Workers. (June 2003)

Position Paper Waiting for the Unlikely: PNA "Reforms. (pdf) (June 2002)