Amnesty International

Israel And The Occupied Palestinian Territories: Amnesty International 2011 Annual Report

Head of state Shimon Peres Head of government Benjamin Netanyahu Death penalt abolitionist for ordinary crimes Population 7.3 million (Israel); 4.4 million (OPT) Life expectancy 80.3 years (Israel); 72.9 years (OPT) Under-5 mortality (m/f) 6/5 per 1,000 (Israel); 23/18 per 1,000 (OPT) Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories A ceasefire between Israeli forces and Palestinian … Continue reading Israel And The Occupied Palestinian Territories: Amnesty International 2011 Annual Report

Amnesty International Says Gaza Blockade Must Be Lifted

Written by Amnesty International Amnesty International's Public Statement Following UN Panel Finding on Flotilla Raid Amnesty International welcomed a UN panel’s finding that the Israeli military used excessive force in the interception of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla on 31 May 2010, and again urged Israel to end the collective punishment of Gaza’s 1.5 million residents … Continue reading Amnesty International Says Gaza Blockade Must Be Lifted