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The impact of child detention: Occupied Palestinian Territory (Arabic) | Resource Centre

Save the Children and East Jerusalem YMCA – Rehabilitation Program have launched their joint report “Impact of Child Detention: occupied Palestinian territory”. The report describes the psychosocial repercussions on children, their families and their communities. It found that over 90% of child ex-detainees benefiting from the “Post-trauma Rehabilitation of Palestinian Ex-detainee Children in the West Bank Programme” suffer from Post-Traumatic ...

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Syria recognizes Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital | Haaretz

Syria will recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, the foreign ministry said Monday. “Syria recognizes a Palestinian state within the June 4, 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital, and on the basis of the preservation of Palestinian legitimate rights,” a statement said. Syria “will view the Damascus office of the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) ...

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Israel undermining peace effort: Clinton | The Australian

THE US has accused Israel of undermining peace efforts. The accusations come following the demolition yesterday of a landmark building in Arab-dominated East Jerusalem for new Jewish apartments. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: “This disturbing development undermines peace efforts to achieve the two-state solution. In particular, this move contradicts the logic of a reasonable and necessary agreement between the ...

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PA seeks UN vote next week on resolution condemning West Bank settlements

The Palestinians are hoping for a vote next week on a UN resolution demanding that Israel stop all settlement activities immediately and completely, a Palestinian diplomat said Thursday. The draft Security Council resolution, obtained by The Associated Press, would reaffirm that all Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, are illegal and constitute a major obstacle ...

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