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B’Tselem proud of its activities and completely transparent. The Knesset’s decision is what harms Israel’s international status

In reaction to the Knesset's decision to establish a parliamentary committee of enquiry to "examine the activities of Israeli organizations involved with the collection of information about soldiers a
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Human Rights Organizations: “Refrain from Collectively Punishing Palestinians.”

Concern that many of the military’s actions in the Occupied Territories do not directly serve the aim of locating and returning the three abducted Israelis and are severely and unnecessarily violating

Regulation 119

119 - (1) A Military Commander may by order direct the forfeiture t the Government of Palestine of any house, structure, or land from which he has reason to suspect that any firearm has been illegally

Israeli government proposes blocking Palestinian compensation suits

Israeli government proposes blocking Palestinian compensation suits The Israeli government has proposed an amendment to the Civil Wrongs Law intended to exempt Israel from paying compensation to Pales

Israeli military shortens maximum detention period for Palestinian minors in occupied territories

In 2010 the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), Yesh Din – Volunteers for Human Rights, and the Public Committee against Torture in Israel petitioned Israel's High Court of Justice against

21 Nov. '11: The anti-democratic initiatives only strengthen our resolve

Last week the government proposed two bills to limit foreign government funding to organizations like B'Tselem. The Prime Minister has frozen these proposals for the time-being, however they are part
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NGO Law Does Not Apply to Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem

Two days after the coalition passed a law aimed at hurting Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem by attempting to bar them from meeting with high school students, the two organizations announced today tha