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Fundamental Guarantees

In all situations of both armed conflict and during peacetime, there are certain norms of international law which simply must be respected at all times. These represent the most basic and fundamental of norms which are the starting point to ensure the protection and fulfillment of human dignity.

  • Detention &Treatment of Minors

    The treatment of Palestinian children detained by the Israeli Forces has been subject to extensive assessment, with grave concerns being expressed by numerous actors, from non governmental organisation to...
  • Torture & Inhumane Treatment

    The treatment of Palestinian prisoners detained by Israeli forces and Palestinian forces has been subject to extensive assessment, with grave concerns being expressed by numerous actors, from non governmental...
  • Impediments to Humanitarian Assistance

    During armed conflict, all parties, as well as third states have the obligation to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid for those in need. Specifically the occupying power has the obligation to provide...