On 26 February 2018, PCHR
continued contacting the Israeli Liaison to return Abu Riyalah's body, but the Israeli Liaison responded that they had not received any decision regarding the release of the body.
A follow-up conducted by PCHR
staff showed that Israeli forces have intensified the use of live ammunition to confront unarmed civilians in dozens of incidents deliberately and by directly targeting civilians in peaceful demonstrations, noting that the protestors did not pose any threat or danger to the life of Israeli soldiers.
stressed that, 'Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the region continued during the period (31 December 2015 - 06 January 2016)'.
strongly condemned Kot Radha Kishan incident and said that these kinds of brutal acts cannot be tolerated.
The electronic PCHR
will be evaluated in 2014 for its usability and particularly to ensure that no group of parents is disadvantaged.
also called for activating global accountability tools against Israel
She further explained the thrust of her concern: "PCHR
was able to file these cases thanks to a 300,000 euro grant from the European Union that was channeled to PCHR
from the organization Oxfam Novib".
On Monday morning, 26 February 2018, PCHR
maintained its contact with the Israeli Liaison to return Abu Riyalah's body, but the Israeli Liaison informed PCHR
of not receiving any decisions regarding the release of the body.
reiterated its call on the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfill their obligations under Article 1; to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
indicatedthat the deteriorating humanitarian and economic situation in the Gaza Strip has increasingly frustrated youth, making them think of sneaking into Israel to find jobs.
said 30 death sentences have been passed in the Gaza Strip under Hamas rule since the beginning of the year,18 of them were new sentences while the rest where upholding previously passed sentences.
also calls upon the international community to hold its legal and moral responsibilities and effectively intervene to stop the Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people and their property," it added.