The occupation is not an internal Israeli matter and human rights are always a matter for the entire international community.
UN Security Council
Likud lawmaker David Bitan's latest initiative comes a day after he threatened to strip B'Tselem's director of his citizenship for speaking about the occupation at the UN Security Council.
A government that can't or won't move a few shacks out of an illegal West Bank outpost will not reach an agreement with the Palestinians unless powerful pressure is placed on it, including harsh sanctions.
Americans for Peace Now responds: With the 50th anniversary of the occupation upon us, the hope for a two-state solution is dying. If there was ever a time to speak the truth about the settlements, it’s now.
At least Lara Friedman didn’t give the hate-filled, anti-Israel screed at the UN offered by B’Tselem. But on the terror and rejectionism on the Palestinian side, she was unaccountably silent.
Senior official says Palestinians will present UN Security Council resolution on West Bank settlements following elections, after U.S. vows to veto any move prior to November 8.
It was under the UN's aegis that Israel was established, and it must also be the organization that acts to end the occupation.
State Department criticizes Netanyahu's attack on B'Tselem and Americans for Peace Now for participating in UN Security Council session on settlements.
After human rights NGO participated in informal UN Security Council session, prime minister says he will move to prevent B'Tselem from its allotment of national service volunteers, though the group is only allotted one anyway and the slot is currently unmanned.
There is no chance Israeli society, of its own volition and without any help, will end the nightmare. Too many mechanisms insulate the violence we conduct in order to control the Palestinians.