HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR HALTING HOUSE DEMOLITION

Photo: PIC
Photo: PIC

London, 15 Muharram 1436/28 October 2015 (MINA) – Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain called on the international community to immediately intervene to halt Israeli policy of demolishing Palestinians’ houses which is considered as a war crime in accordance with the international law.

In a statement, the organization asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon along with decision makers in the world to pursue effective measures to end that Israeli policy, warning of its dangerous consequences, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting, Wednesday (28/10).

The statement mentioned that Israeli government issued orders to accelerate the demolition process of the homes of Palestinians who were accused of anti-occupation operations of stabbing, running over and shooting at settlers since October the first.

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Five Palestinian homes, housing 28 persons including 16 children, have been demolished by Israeli forces, the statement highlighted.

The organization said Israel has committed so many massive crimes against Palestinians such as the siege on Gaza, the attacks on Muslims’ holy places, Judaization of Jerusalem, establishing the Separation Wall, settlement construction, confiscating of land and house demolition.

Israel razes the houses of Palestinians who kill settlers, but at the same time does not penalize those Israelis who kill Palestinians and burn them alive, the statement pointed out.(T/P008/R04)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)