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PCHR Organizes  Panel discussion Titled: “Freedom of opinion and Expression in Palestine” to Launch its Two Periodic Reports on Freedom of Expression

Ref:12/2020 On Monday, 04 May 2020, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) organized a panel discussion on the "Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Palestine" on World Press Freedom Day, in which PCHR launched its 2 periodical reports on the freedom of opinion and expression in the occupied Palestinian  territory (oPt). The first report addressed the freedom of opinion and expression in the Palestinian Authority  in the period from 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020, and the second report titled: "Silencing the Press" covered Israeli occupation forces' (IOF) violations against journalists and media operating in the oPt from 01...

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Upon Criminal Complaints Filed by PCHR: Israeli Authorities Open Investigation into the Killing of 5 Palestinians, including 3 Children, at GMR Protests

Ref: 20/2020   In reply to criminal complaints filed by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the Centre received, on 28 April 2020, 5 responses from the Military Prosecutor of Operational Affairs indicating that the Israeli Military Advocate General's (MAG) decided to open an investigation into the killing of 5 Palestinians, including 3 children, at the Great March of Return (GMR) Protests. PCHR, as the legal representative of the victims' families, submitted criminal complaints to MAG, calling for a criminal investigation into the killing of: Wesal al-Shaiekh Khalil (15), Talal Matar (16), 'Izz al-Deen al-Sammak (15),'Abed al-Rahman Abu Matar (18), and Mohanad Abu Tahoun...

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Palestinian Shot and Critically Injured by Gunmen in Northern Gaza Strip

Field Updates   On Saturday, 02 May 2020, a Palestinian civilian was critically injured as unknown gunmen shot him in northern Gaza Strip. This attack is part of the state of proliferation of weapons and attacks on the rule of law in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). According to investigations conducted by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), at approximately 08:00 on Saturday, 02 May 2020, unknown gunmen opened fire at businessman, Yahiya Rashad Mustafa Abu Safi (37), from Abed Rabboh area in Jabalia in northern Gaza Strip, after they blocked his vehicle by the Abed Rabboh area intersection. As a result,...

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State of the Gaza Strip Border Crossings 01 – 31 March 2020

This issue of the “State of the Gaza Strip Border Crossings” is released under the coronavirus pandemic, where various countries across the world have adopted measures to combat the spread of the virus, that entail severe restrictions on the freedom of movement. Both the Israeli authorities and the Palestinian National Authority have enforced restrictions on movement to and from the Gaza Strip since early March 2020, which have negatively impacted the Gaza Strip population who are already suffering catastrophic living conditions due to the 13-year long Israeli closure and restrictions on the freedom of movement of goods and individuals which...

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