|WCLAC lodges third UN complaint on behalf of targeted local activist|
On 24 March 2016, WCLAC submitted a further complaint to four UN Special Procedures mechanisms on behalf of a local activist and human rights defender, Mrs. Manal Tamimi. Mrs. Tamimi is also a fieldworker for WCLAC. This is the third complaint filed on behalf of Mrs. Tamimi in the past year following her unprovoked shooting during a demonstration in 2015 and her hospitalization in early 2016 following a tear gas attack on her home.
|WCLAC lodges summary report with UN|
[18 February 2016] – Today, WCLAC submitted a summary report with the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Mr. Makarim Wibisono. The report covers some of the main conflict related-issues affecting women and documented by WCLAC in 2015.
|Night raids on Palestinian homes: follow-up submission to the UN|
On 11 November 2015, WCLAC lodged a follow up submission with the UN concerning the widespread and systematic use of night raids by the Israeli military on Palestinian family homes in the West Bank. The submission details the link between night raids and the maintenance of Israel’s settlement project in occupied territory and is based on 19 testimonies collected in October 2015.
|UN submission on settler violence (2015)|
On 2 September 2015, WCLAC lodged a submission with two UN Special Rapporteurs providing an update on the situation on the ground relating to the impact of settler violence on women in the West Bank. The submission also highlights the link between the settlements and night raids conducted by the Israeli military on Palestinian homes.