Promise or Peril? The Status of Youth in Palestine
Today, Palestinian youth comprise approximately 27 percent of the total population, and recent demographic trends indicate that, in the future, youth will constitute an ever increasing proportion of Palestinian society. As a result of the current reality in Palestine – primarily attributed to Israel’s brutal and longstanding occupation, but also related to internal division and societal norms – the reality of life for youth is beset by oppression, violence, and deprivation.
Provocation to Kill: The Use of Force as a Response to Provoked Stone-Throwing
This case study examines the events of 24 April 2003, as well as preceding incidents during which the Israeli military utilized lethal force against Palestinian stone-throwers in the village of Qarawa. With several affidavidts given by eye-witnesses, the report provides detailed accounts of the shootings and killings of the Palestinian villagers by the occupying army. The report also includes legal analysis based on international law applicable to a belligerent occupying force, and calls for both Israel and the international community to fulfill their legal obligations.
Discrimination study in the public service - Palestine
This study addressed the issue of discrimination in the public service as one of the main factors responsible for the poor performance of the Palestinian public sector
Unlawful Killing: The Assassination of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories by the Israeli Occupying Forces
Workers Rights in Industrial Establishments
Findings of a field survey of 8 different industries