|WCLAC lodges follow-up UN submission on night raids|
on 30 June 2016, WCLAC lodged a follow-up submission with the UN concerning the devastating impact that Israeli military night raids are having on Palestinian women and families in the West Bank. The latest submission includes 50 testimonies from women who have first-hand experience of a night raid between January and May 2016.
|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.