Tag: Violence against women

Frequent targeting of human rights defender Manal Tamimi
Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the frequent targeting of the Palestinian human rights defender, Mrs Manal Tamimi, by Israeli military authorities
Jerusalem: A City on Edge
It is widely perceived that Jerusalem has reached a dangerous boiling point of polarization and violence not seen since the end of the second intifada in 2005. A vicious cycle of violence is increasingly threatening the viability of a two-state solution which has been stoked by continued settlement construction. In a new report by WCLAC – Jerusalem: A City on Edge – these perceptions are graphically confirmed in the testimonies provided by women living in the city. Through the voices of women, a clear picture emerges of a community deliberately and systematically placed under enormous physical and psychological pressure by the prevailing authority with the apparent intention of making not only day-to-day life unbearable, but destroying any hope in a brighter future.
Jerusalem: A City on Edge
A new report by WCLAC, “Jerusalem: A City on Edge”, focuses on some of the current pressures facing Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem as seen through the eyes of women. The report is based on 100 testimonies of women collected between 2012 and 2015.
Women's Voices: Rahimeh S. - Settler violence
On 20 June 2015, a woman his struck in the head by a stone thrown by an Israeli settler near Ramallah.
Women's Voices: Nahida A. - Settler violence
On 20 June 2015, a woman witnesses a shooting close to the settlement of Pesagot, near Ramallah.
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