Posts Tagged ‘decision’

Palestine Welcomes Decision To Investigate Israeli Violations

Above Photo: An Independent Commission Will Look Into Israeli Violations Of Humanitarian And International Human Rights Law In The Palestinian Territories Since April 13. On Thursday, Palestine welcomed a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNCHR) to form an independent international commission to investigate Israeli violations of Palestinian rights. The Palestinian Ministry of […]

The ‘tsunami’ and Israeli fragility — the takeaway on Ben & Jerry’s decision

There are two important takeaways from the Ben & Jerry’s decision this week to stop selling ice cream in the occupied territories, and the enraged response to it from Israeli leaders and their American Jewish enablers: The long-anticipated “tsunami” of international delegitimization of Israel has begun. 2. The dream of an Israeli F.W. De Klerk– […]

George W. Bush Claims That The Decision To Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan ‘Breaks His Heart’

Former US President and war criminal George W. Bush has condemnded President Bidens decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. In an interview released on Wednesday by Germany’s DW media outlet, Bush said that he fears the “unspeakable harm” that Afghan women and girls may suffer as the Taliban retakes control over large parts of the […]

France and other nations to cancel Sudan’s $5 billion IMF debt, with decision to be approved in June, Macron says

President Emmanuel Macron has said France and other rich nations will cancel Sudan’s $5 billion debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a move the organization is to approve by the end of next month. “We are in favor of an outright cancellation of Sudan’s debt, which is as you know the most important […]

Nuclear deal could be reached in weeks if Iran takes political decision, U.S. official says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Hamas slams Abbas’s decision to delay Palestinian vote as a ‘coup’

The Palestinian Hamas movement on Thursday slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s decision on Thursday night to delay a long-awaited Palestinian vote, calling his move “a coup.” “This represents a coup against the path of partnership and national consensus. Our popular and national consensus cannot be pawned as collateral for the agenda of a faction,” […]

The Supreme Court’s looming dark money decision

For more than 40 years, arguments against “dark money” have lost at the Supreme Court. Now, however, the Court could reinforce the growing influence of this type of secret funding for political campaigns. In Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Rodriquez, to be argued on April 26, the justices will consider the right to confidentiality for […]

Examining Israel-France Relations in Light of the ICC Decision

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. On March 18, 2021, Israeli president Reuven Rivlin and French president Emmanuel Macron held a diplomatic meeting in Paris as part of Rivlin’s European tour. Also present at the meeting was IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi. The parties discussed key geostrategic issues […]

Israel High Court overrules Education Ministry decision against pluralistic Jewish NGOs

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Israeli Envoy to UN Slams US Decision to Resume Aid to UNRWA Refugee Agency Dedicated to Palestinians

Palestinians pass by the gate of an UNRWA-run school in Nablus in the West Bank, August 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini. Israel’s envoy to the UN on Wednesday reacted angrily to the US State Department’s announcement that it was restoring aid to the Palestinians — including a $150 million sum for a UN agency […]

European Union lauds US decision to drop sanctions against ICC prosecutor

The European Union on Saturday welcomed the United States’ lifting of sanctions imposed by former leader Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. Trump’s top diplomat hit Fatou Bensouda and another senior court official with financial sanctions and visa bans last year after the prosecutor launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by […]

Turkish Women Protest Over Erdogan’s Decision to Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Activists scuffle with riot police as they are stopped in front of a police barricade to prevent them from attending a gathering to protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women, in Istanbul, Turkey March 27, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Several thousand women took to the streets in Istanbul […]

Professor Resigns from Israel’s COVID Vaccine Committee Over Decision to Vaccinate Pregnant Women

A prominent member of Israel’s COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Committee has resigned in protest of the decision to recommend vaccines to pregnant women. Professor Eran Dolev has resigned from the Israeli Ministry of Health’s Vaccine Prioritization Committee because of the committee recommending pregnant women receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Dolev, the former chairman of the Israel Medical […]

Dozens protest prosecutors’ decision to drop rape charges against Israeli man

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Rutgers University makes ‘powerful decision’ to divest from fossil fuel

Image Credit: depthandtime/flickr/cc Rutgers University announced a commitment to fossil fuel divestment after the university’s Board of Governors and Board of Trustees approval. The University is the latest U.S. academic institute to make the transition. According to a press release, the “decision follows the recommendation of an ad hoc committee of faculty, students and staff […]

Israeli-US Airstrikes On Syria Part Of Battle Over Iran Nuclear Deal Decision

Despite the recent airstrikes on Eastern Syria having represented a continuation of the same old aggressive US foreign policy in the Middle-East, the strikes may have been more about playing politics with Iran than any sort of strategic gain. US President Joe Biden’s airstrikes against the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Eastern Syria last week […]

US Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Disgraceful’ ICC Decision to Open War Crimes Probe Against Israel

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Leading American Jewish and pro-Israel groups condemned the International Criminal Court’s decision Wednesday to open an investigation into alleged war crimes in the in the West Bank, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem. “The ICC’s effort to intrude into matters outside its mandate undermine its credibility and […]

‘Why Not China?’ Protests Greet New Zealand Sovereign Wealth Fund’s Decision to Divest From Israeli Banks

A branch of Israel’s Bank Leumi. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias / File. New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund divested from five Israeli banks on Wednesday, citing their alleged funding of Israeli settlements in the West Bank as the reason, and drawing sharp criticism for focusing on the Jewish state while ignoring the world’s major abusers […]

Israeli Leaders Slam, Palestinians Hail, ICC Decision to Investigate Alleged War Crimes

Proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, February 16, 2021. Photo: ICC-CPI/Handout via Reuters. A host of Israeli leaders weighed in on Wednesday in response to the news that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has decided to open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the […]

Peruvian woman ‘happy’ for official decision for her to die by euthanasia

Lying on her bed, Ana Estrada says she feels “happy and content” about the historic decision by Peruvian officials not to appeal a court ruling that recognizes her right to an assisted death.The ruling was remarkable in this mostly Roman Catholic country where euthanasia is illegal.”It is an individual case, but I hope it serves […]

Israeli High Court decision on conversions brings long-awaited relief and validation

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Landmark decision recognizing non-Orthodox conversions performed in Israel sparks fierce debate

Browse > Home / News / Landmark decision recognizing non-Orthodox conversions performed in Israel sparks fierce debate March 3, 2021 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article Israel’s Supreme Court handed down a bombshell decision on Monday recognizing Reform and Conservative conversions for those seeking to obtain citizenship. The result has caused an […]

Senators want Biden administration to denounce ICC’s Israel decision

Last month, the International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber confirmed that it had jurisdiction over war crimes committed by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory. Two Senators are now circulating a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, asking him to denounce the decision. A copy of the letter, which was written by Senators Rob Portman […]

Jewish NGOs celebrate ‘long overdue’ Israeli conversion decision

Eight of the nine justices agreed with all aspects of the landmark ruling, while Justice Noam Sohlberg preferred to delay applying it 12 months from the swearing-in of a new government. “AJC welcomes the Israeli High Court’s decision to include those who undergo non-Orthodox conversions in Israel in the Law of Return,” the American Jewish […]

Hadassah under fire for enabling JNF decision on settlement expansion

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

UK, France & Germany urge Iran to reverse ‘dangerous’ decision to suspend agreement on short-notice nuclear inspections

The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany have called on Iran to return to a protocol allowing international monitors into its nuclear sites. Tehran suspended the pact as part of its campaign against US sanctions. The countries, known together as E3, said they “deeply regret” Tehran’s decision to suspend the voluntary Additional Protocol to […]

Uttarakhand’s historic decision for women’s empowerment

Uttarakhand has become the first state in India to have given women right over ancestral property. This is a landmark initiative taken by the state government and must be complimented for it. According to government’s own assessment, over thirty five lakh women are going to be benefitted from this. At the time, when women’s rights […]

German Jews Angry at Prosecutor’s Decision Not to Charge Hamburg Synagogue Attacker Because of ‘Mental Illness’

The staircase where a Jewish man was attacked is marked with barricade tape, in front of a synagogue, Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Fabian Bimmer. The Jewish community in the German city of Hamburg expressed outrage this week in the wake of a public prosecutor’s decision not to prosecute the assailant in […]

The criminal court decision is an achievement that must be maintained قرار محكمة الجنايات إنجاز تجب صيانته

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** The criminal court decision is an achievement that must be maintained Saadah Mustafa Arshid Palestinian politician residing in Jenin, occupied Palestine. On the fifth of February, the Palestinian achieved a remarkable achievement, according to what the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mrs. Judge Fatuben Souda […]

Public Uproar Rolls Back Decision of Religious Sharia Court in Gaza

(The Media Line) A ruling restricting the freedom of movement and travel of adult men and women issued on Sunday by the Supreme Sharia Court Council in Gaza triggered public outrage among youth and rights activists. But following protests in front of the court and online, the decision “will be reconsidered,” the head of the council […]

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