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Itay Epshtain
Senior Humanitarian Law and Policy Consultant. All views my own.
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Torunn Viste 19h
Joined Palestians from Sinjil in the West Bank to learn about the annual olive harvest, a tradition under threat. All farmers should have free and safe access to their own lands
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EU and Palestinians 20h
Replying to @EUpalestinians
In these areas, Israel has taken significant steps towards advancing settlements with the recent announcement of an additional 5000 housing units in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Read full statement here:
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EU and Palestinians 20h
Heads of Mission & Reps from the EU, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK visited today sensitive areas of Givat Hamatos, Har Homa, and the E-1 area in East Jerusalem.
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Itay Epshtain Oct 22
My thoughts on conciliation in and the legal norms underpinning the -Palestine conflict, and its peaceful resolution. via
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Janez Lenarčič Oct 16
is a basic human right! I urge Israel to respect its responsibilities as occupying power under international law and ensure the wellbeing of the Palestinian population under its control – including quality education for Palestinian children.
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EU and Palestinians Oct 19
EU Heads of Mission & likeminded countries visited today Um al-Kheir and Khirbet Al-Majaz Palestinian communities in the South Hebron Hills facing constant threat of demolition, eviction, & dispossession. Full press release here:
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Susanne.Wasum-Rainer Oct 16
Joint statement by Spokespersons of the Foreign Ministries of 🇫🇷 , 🇩🇪 , 🇬🇧 , 🇮🇹 & 🇪🇸: We are deeply concerned by the decision taken by the Israeli authorities to advance more than 4,900 settlement building units in the occupied West Bank. 👇🏻Full Statement
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EU in Israel 🇪🇺🇮🇱 Oct 15
🇮🇱significant WestBank settlements expansion 📌jeopardise viability of future 🇵🇸State 📌🇪🇺won't recognise changes to pre-1967 borders unless agreed by parties 📌Settlement activity threatens efforts 2rebuild trust&resume 🇵🇸🇮🇱 civil and security coop & prepare ground 4direct negos
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Estonia in UN 🇪🇪 Sep 29
Stakeout by 🇧🇪🇪🇪🇫🇷🇩🇪🇮🇪🇳🇴 on Remain convinced that sustainable , & in cannot be reached without a just, lasting & comprehensive solution to - conflict in line w/ international law & relevant resolutions.
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Itay Epshtain Sep 23
, your incitement to violence, hate speech, and defamation of humanitarians ought to be silenced. Nothing will make a more positive contribution to justice and peace in .
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Itay Epshtain Sep 23
Sharing the good news of my grandfather and his wife of many years, making a recovery from , slowly and surely recuperating. In nine decades, they had faced and survived the greatest atrocities known with grace and dignity. They had done the same in defeating
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Itay Epshtain Sep 21
Replying to @EpshtainItay
They conclude their annual criminal report by wishing everyone a happy new year and good tidings.
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Itay Epshtain Sep 21
Replying to @EpshtainItay
(...) including assaulting 69 , the torching of two mosques, one school, and 17 vehicles belonging to Palestinians, the stoning of another 69, and the cutting down of 188 trees, the burning of fields, and so on.
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Itay Epshtain Sep 21
Just when you think you've seen it all - Jewish violent hate group "Hilltop Youth" - in a Jewish New Year message celebrate their accomplishments over the past year (...)
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Itay Epshtain Sep 9
Replying to @EpshtainItay
Respect for the ; and the enforcement of the prohibition on territorial acquisition and forced population movement are essential for the repatriation of refugees and the return of internally displaced persons to their communities and homes in safety and dignity.
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Itay Epshtain Sep 9
The American Bar Association () International Law Section kindly hosted me for a lecture on 'Protection from Forced Displacement in Armed Conflict', from to other areas of concern.
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Gerhard Krause Sep 8
EU Local Statement on the demolitions of Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank - European External Action Service
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IBA HagueOffice Sep 3
The condemns on Prosecutor and Head of JCCD, and calls for States to push back:
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Itay Epshtain Aug 27
The International Refugee Law Committee is hosting my talk on Protection from Internal Displacement in International Armed Conflict, September 9, 09:00 EDT. Non-members are welcome to join.
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NRC MiddleEast Aug 26
woke up to the terrifying news that is spreading in the blockaded strip after weeks of relentless 'i bombing and power cuts. Our Area Manager sent us this message as Palestinians brace for the worst
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