Resources

Children/Families (The section deals with the killing of children, parents, and spouses.)

March 2004. The UN Refugee Agency issued a report regarding the treatment of children by Israelis, especially when the IDF used coercion to recruit children as informants […]

August 31, 2007. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs issued a report documenting the key trends of Israeli-Palestinian fatalities since 2000, including its effects on children and the family  […]

July 10, 2008. The Electronic Intifada published an article discusses the plight a of a 10-year old boy who was tortured for 2.5 hours when the IDF stormed his family’s shop […]

October 21, 2008. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights issued an overview of the killing of children from June 2007-June 2008 […]

May 10, 2009. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a news report revealing the extent of child killings by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip during Operation Caste Lead […]

May 11, 2009. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights began an investigation into war crimes against children. Between December 27, 2008 and January 18, 2009, 313 children under the age of eighteen were killed […]

September 28, 2009. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights issued a report about the impact of Operation Cast Lead on women […]

November 1, 2010. The Defense for Children International issued a report about settler violence against children […]

July 3, 2011. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights issued a report documenting the IDFs interruptions of the Palestinian children’s access to education […]

November 17, 2011. The International Committee of the Red Cross published a Geneva workshop report about how children have been effected by armed conflict […]

March 27, 2012. Ma’an News agency published an article regarding the death of a child as a result of an airstrike. The Israeli government denied that a connection could be drawn between the girls death and the airstrike […]

Health Care (This section deals with the health care barriers in Palestine such as checkpoints, required permits, and limited availability of technology. It also deals with the perpetual trauma that is created in a violent environment and how it does not allow healing.)

April 30, 2001.  The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights issued a report on IDF treatment of medical personnel in April 2001 […]

March 4, 2002.  The International Committee of the Red Cross published a press release telling the story of  the death of the Head of the Palestine Red Crescent Society Emergency Medical Service […]

September 01, 2002. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights published a report on IDF attacks on medical personnel from April 11, 2001 – August 31, 2002 […]  

December 31, 2004. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights issued a report on the actions of the IDF on Palestinian medical personnel from September 1, 2002 – December 31, 2004 […]

April 2005. The Palestinian National Authority Ministry of Health published a Palestinian Health Data Dictionary […]

June 8, 2006. Doctors Without Borders released a report about critical situation of healthcare in Palestine […]

November 15, 2006. The International Committee of the Red Cross published a report on declining health services in the Palestinian territories […]

May 19, 2009. The ICRC reported the difficulties doctors face doing surgery when limited resources are available in the middle of an armed conflict […]

July 7, 2011. The International Committee of the Red Cross released a brief history of the emblems used by the Red Crescent, Red Cross or Red Crystal […]

August 10, 2011. The International Committee of the Red Cross issued literature regarding humanitarian issues that have been overlooked in Palestine, especially attacks on health care facilities, personnel and ambulances […]

January 13, 2009. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights published a report documents on cases in which the IDF attacked medical personnel […]

March 5, 2009. BBC published an article about the people who are suffering in the West Bank and Gaza because of an “ailing” health care system […]

May 28, 2010.  Amnesty International issued an “Israel 2010” report documenting war crimes committed against Gazans, including limiting their access to health care […]

December 21, 2010. UNICEF opened clinics in the West Bank to help mothers and children get health care and immunization […]

January 1, 2012. B’Tselem published an article about the health situation in the Gaza Strip, including the effects of a reduced fuel supply, lack of medical equipment, reduced access to medical services outside the Gaza Strip, the closing of Rafah Crossing, and the responsibility of Israel to the Palestinian citizens […]

Media (This section deals with the barriers that prevent journalists from investigating and the censorship of producers.)

November 21, 2000. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from September 29 – November 20, 2000 […]

February 21, 2001. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from November 20, 2000 – February 20, 2001 […]

April 30, 2001. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from February 21, 2001 – April 29, 2001 […]

June 30, 2001. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from April 30, 2001 – June 29, 2001 […]

August 30, 2001. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from June 30, 2001 – August 29, 2001 […]

October 1, 2002. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from July 1 – September 30, 2002 […]

April 19, 2003. The Electronic Intifada published an article about the killing of a Palestinian cameraman in Nablus […]

October 31, 2007. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a special report on Israeli Aggression against journalists from April 1, 2004 – October 31, 2007 […]

September 1, 2009. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a press report on Israel attacks against journalists […]

August 10, 2011. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights published their 14th report on the silencing of the press […]

April 17, 2012. The Committee for Protect Journalists tracks statistics of journalists killed in Israeli and the occupied territories since 1992 […]

Prisoners (This section deals with life of prisoners in Palestine and the psychological effects warfare can have on prisoners)

December 1996. Eyad El Sarraj, et al. released a journal article discussing post-traumatic stress symptoms among Palestinian prisoners […]

June 24, 1997. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a report on the conditions Arabs and Palestinians faced in the late 1990s […]

October 19, 1999. Ahmad Baker published an article in Clinical Psychology Review about the effects military trauma, including imprisonment, has on children […]

December 2005. Roney W. Srour published an article about the multi-traumatic environment that is created for Palestinian youths […]

July 2008. In the International Journal of Behavioral Development, Raija-Leena Punamaki published an article of the effects warfare and imprisonment has on children […]

August 15, 2010. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights released a report about the Israeli’s failure comply to international law in the Gaza Strip […]

March 7, 2011. The UN met in Vienna to discuss the “Question of Palestine” in relation to the plight of political prisoners in prions and detention facilities […]

August 2011. Amahl Bishara produced a film documenting the effects imprisonment has on children in the West Bank […]

March 2012. B’Tselem issued a report releasing statistics on Palestinians in the custody of the Israeli security forces. At the end of March roughly 4,380 Palestinians had been detained by the IDF […]

April 14, 2012. The International Middle East Media Center released a report that 1600 Detainees were going to declare a hunger-strike on April 17th […]

Water (This section deals with resources pertaining the laws that favor access of Israelis to water and the lack of access to technologies necessary for treatment.)

June 16, 2003. BBC News published an article about the effects of water shortages on Palestine […]

December 2003. The Center for Economic and Social Rights in New York City published a fact sheet about water issues in the early 2000s […]

June 2004. Dr. Shaddad Attili, from Ramallah, published a report titled, “Israel and Palestine: Legal Policy Aspects of the Current and Future Joint Management of the Shared Water Resources” […]

December 2008. EWASH recorded water resources in the West Bank, including what resources are available to people […]

March 22, 2009. The Palestinian Central Bureau issued a press release  with statistical issues related to purchase of water from Israeli water companies […]

April 20, 2009. BBC News published an article about deepening water crisis in Palestine. In Gaza, 150,000 Palestinians have no access to tap water and many local wells had been destroyed by the IDF […]

October 27, 2009. The BBC News published an article about the Israeli government denying Palestinians access to water […]

December 2009. Amnesty International published a report, “Troubled Waters-Palestinians Denied Fair Access to Water,” documenting how the Israeli government prevents Palestinians from reaching water resources […]

December 2010. The Palestinian Hydrology Group seeks water and environmental resource development […]

August 6, 2011. The Palestinian Solidarity Project wrote of the settlements surround Beit Ommar have unlimited access to water while Palestinians have a hard time accessing water […]

August 28, 2011. The Palestinian News & Info Agency publishing that Israel exploites 90% of shared water resources […]

January 1, 2012. B’Tselem published a report stating that a gap in water consumption was growing between Palestinians and Israelis […]

January 28, 2012. Ramzi El Houry, a PhD candidate at Freie University, published an article through Aljazeera arguing that negotiations over water tended to kill peace talks between Israel and Palestine […]

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