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Tag: Violence against women
Lack of cooperation from Israel leads to the cancellation of visit by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women to Palestine
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women was scheduled to visit the region from 19 to 29 January 2015, at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority. According to the statement released by the UN, the visit was cancelled “until further notice for lack of cooperation of the Government of Israel”.
Women's Voices: Halimeh A. - Settler violence
On 10 December 2014, a group of settlers accompanied by Israeli soldiers attack a Palestinian home in the West Bank village of Al Mughayer.
Women's Voices: Laila S. - Soldier violence / Jerusalem women
On 13 October 2014, a 60-year-old woman is pushed over by Israeli police and fractures here wrist whilst peacefully demonstrating outside Al Aqsa Mosque.
Women's Voices: Huda R. - Settler violence
On 23 November 2014, a Palestinian home in the West Bank is attacked by Israeli settlers at 3:30 a.m. terrorising the family inside.
Women's Voices: Waed K. - Soldier violence / Jerusalem women
On 23 and 26 October 2014, violent clashes erupt outside a College close to the Al Aqsa Mosque.
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