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Hamas Exploitation of Hospitals for Hostage Taking: The Legal Imperative to Investigate Aiding and Abetting of War Crimes

Anne Herzberg discusses the legal imperative to open investigations regarding the presence of hostages at Gaza鈥檚 medical facilities, and whether those who assisted in or were aware of this presence bear responsibility for international crimes associated with the taking of hostages on the basis of aiding and abetting such crimes, through facilitating such acts, and/or by withholding information regarding the presence and status of hostages.

诪驻专拽讬诐 讗转 讛讟注谞讜转: 谞讬转讜讞 诪砖驻讟讬 砖诇 讟注谞讜转 讛讗驻专讟讛讬讬讚 谞讙讚 讬砖专讗诇

讻讛诪砖讱 讬砖讬专 诇讚讜讞 讛专讗砖讜谉, 诪讟专转 讚讜讞 讝讛 讛讜讗 诇讛转诪讜讚讚 注诐 讛专讟讜专讬拽讛 讛驻讜诇讬讟讬转 砖诇 讗专讙讜谞讬诐 讛诪转讬讬诪专讬诐 诇拽讚诐 讝讻讜讬讜转 讗讚诐, 讘讗诪爪注讜转 谞讬转讜讞 砖讬讟转讬 砖诇 转讜拽祝 讛讛讗砖诪讜转 讛诪讜爪讙讜转 注诇讬 讬讚诐.

NGO Monitor Responds to Letter Sent by UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk to the Local Government Pension Scheme

NGO Monitor responded the 22 November 2021 letter authored by UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), 鈥淩esponsible Investments 鈥 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Investments in the Israeli settlement economy.鈥 This response corrects multiple misrepresentations made by Lynk in his letter, relating to business and human rights in conflict zones and the UN Human Rights Council 鈥渄atabase鈥.

Lex Generalis Derogat Legi Speciali: IHL in Human Rights Regulation of Military Courts Operating in Situations of Armed Conflict

The operation of military courts is clearly allowed for and, in some cases, mandated by international humanitarian law (IHL). Nevertheless, the use of military courts has been one of the most controversial and hotly debated areas of human rights. Despite the ostensibly exclusive military domain, many human rights bodies have registered significant scepticism towards this type of justice.

讛讝讬专讛 讛讘讗讛 砖诇 讗专讙讜谞讬 讛讞专诐 讘诪讗讘拽 讛讻诇讻诇讬 谞讙讚 诪讚讬谞转 讬砖专讗诇: 砖讜讜讬讬抓

讘注讜讚 讗讞专讬讜转 转讗讙讬讚讬转 讛讬讗 讞讬讜谞讬转 讘讬讜转专 讜诪诪砖诇讜转 爪专讬讻讜转 诇讞讝拽 讗转 讛讞讜拽讬诐 讻讚讬 诇讛讙谉 注诇 讝讻讜讬讜转 注讜讘讚讬诐, 住讘讬讘讛, 讬诇讚讬诐, 诪砖讗讘讬诐 讘住讻住讜讱 讜注讘讚讜转 诪讜讚专谞讬转, 讛讬讜讝诪讛 讛砖讜讜讬讬爪专讬转 诪讻讜讜谞转 讛专讘讛 诪注讘专 诇讻讱 讜讗祝 诪讝讬拽讛 讬讜转专 诪讗砖专 诪讜注讬诇讛

讛讝讬专讛 讛讘讗讛 砖诇 讗专讙讜谞讬 讛讞专诐 讘诪讗讘拽 讛讻诇讻诇讬 谞讙讚 诪讚讬谞转 讬砖专讗诇: 砖讜讜讬讬抓

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NGO Fact-Finding for IHL Enforcement: In Search of a New Model

Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty International (Amnesty), and other like-minded organisations have become major actors in the world of international humanitarian law (IHL). Every year they issue hundreds of publications purporting to document violations and to promote IHL enforcement. These publications are ubiquitously cited in the media, and used as source material for governmental and United Nations inquiries, quasi-judicial bodies, the International Criminal Court, academic studies, and other frameworks.

讚讬 诇转注诪讜诇讛 讘讚讜"讞讜转 讛讗讜"诐

讛讚讜"讞 注诇 "爪讜拽 讗讬转谉" 砖诇 讛讗讜"诐 注讜诪讚 诇讛转驻专住诐 讜诇讗 诪讚讘专讬诐 注诇 讗专讙讜谞讬诐 诇讗-诪诪砖诇转讬讬诐 砖注诇讬讛诐 讛讜讗 诪住转诪讱. 讗专讙讜谞讬诐 讗诇讛 讞住专讬诐 讗转 讛诪讜诪讞讬讜转 讘诪讘爪注讬诐 爪讘讗讬讬诐 讜诇讗 诪讜讚注讬诐 诇诪讛 砖拽专讛 讘驻讜注诇, 讗讱 注讚讬讬谉 诪讟讬讞讬诐 讛讗砖诪讜转 讞诪讜专讜转 讘讬砖专讗诇

[Opinion] NGO Silence on PLO Terror Verdict

Anne Herzberg maintains that while one would expect human rights and international justice NGOs and activists, who have campaigned on universal human rights issues for decades, to support the landmark decision of Sokolow v. PLO, their silence speaks volumes.

[Opinion] Findings, But Few Facts

Anne Herzberg maintains that without professionalization and standardization, NGO fact-finding should be viewed as nothing more than politicized advocacy.

[Opinion] The Palestinian War on Children

Anne Herzberg maintains that depraved exploitation and abuse of children as targets and weapons will not end so long as the UN, members of international community and NGOs continue to enable these atrocities.

[Opinion] With Friends Like Norway

Anne Herzberg maintains that the Norwegian government continues to provide tens of millions of kroner to organizations that actively promote BDS, campaign against the right of the Jewish people to self determination, and seek to undermine the Oslo Framework.

[Opinion] Showdown between UN Human Rights Council and Israel?

The UN, HRW, and the other organizations that are responsible for the dysfunctional state of affairs at the Human Rights Council have no one to blame but themselves. If the collapse of UPR is what it takes to force real change at the HRC and to end the stranglehold of abusive regimes at that institution, it will be worth it.

[Opinion] The Corrie case: Reckless choices

Anne Herzberg analyzes the Rachel Corrie case, ISMs anti-human rights agenda, and how NGO activists will spin the verdict to promote BDS, lawfare, and further attempts to delegitimize the Israeli justice system.

[Opinion] The truth about Gaza

Anne Herzberg and Jason Edelstein discuss Israel's Gaza policy in the wake of the release of Gilad Shalit and calls by NGOs to "lift the Gaza siege."

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