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Israel Human Rights

HRW: Israel Violated Laws Of War In Gaza

AP | Associated Press | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — A U.S.-based rights group says Israel violated laws of war in a series of airstrikes during an eight-day military operation last Nov...

Israeli Human Rights Groups Call Inquiry A 'War On Dissent'

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Human rights groups expressed outrage Wednesday after Israel's parliament moved toward approving a formal inquiry into their sources...

Borking Barak: Why the Right's Newest Attack on Kagan Is Wrong

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

This week, Republicans ramped up their newest attack on Elena Kagan: her praise in 2006 for Aharon Barak, Israel's former Chief Justice. This line of attack is as baseless as it is unsound.

Israel Supreme Court Rules Against Army In Palestinian Abuse Case

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem won a victory over the army in Israel's Supreme court Wednesday when a stronger indictment was unanimously ord...