The WCLAC Bulletin Archive

The WCLAC Bulletin - March 2014
In this issue: a mother’s testimony from Gaza; US State Department's Global Report on Human Rights; new report on Palestinian women’s rights in EU-Israel and EU-PA relations; International Women’s Day - violence rises, impunity prevails - a new report by EMHRN; WCLAC at the UN; WCLAC in Amman; and outrage rising among Palestinians over steady increase in “honor killings”.
The WCLAC Bulletin - February 2014
In this issue: directors message; A mother’s testimony describing a night raid using a dog; WCLAC’s volunteers make a difference; Dutch Foreign Minister acknowledges night raids remain a problem; ABC Four Corners “Stone Cold Justice”; Chief Prosecutor tells Jerusalem Post Army might end night arrests.
The WCLAC Bulletin - January 2014
In this issue: Challenges faced by WCLAC’s Capacity Building Unit in the South Hebron Hills considered; four home demolitions documented in December 2013 in the West Bank; WCLAC’s general director writes to head of UNICEF about the impact of night raids on women and children; UN Committee issues guidelines for protection of women in conflict zones; and WCLAC lodges submission with UN on settler violence.
The WCLAC Bulletin - June 2013
In this issue: An emergency women’s shelter in the Jordan Valley re-opens following extensive renovations. The WCLAC-run shelter provides refuge for women whose lives are at risk from domestic violence. WCLAC’s volunteers’ programme coordinator talks about the work WCLAC does in Khirbet Ghuwein in the South Hebron Hills. Also in this issue a mob of settlers from the settlement of Suseya attack a group of children on their way to school, injuring one girl in her eye and terrifying others.
The WCLAC Bulletin - Apr 2013
In this issue: WCLAC lawyer describes archaic alimony laws in Palestine and ideas for reform. A mother describes the day Israeli soldiers came to her home in the West Bank and took her 15-year-old son without saying why. The boy was held for seven days, three in solitary confinement, in Al-Jalame interrogation centre inside Israel. “When he first got home I could see his hands trembling”, says his mother. And a good-news story from Gaza.
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