• Letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues | Wednesday 22/11/2023

    We wish to express JIJ's profound concern regarding the perilous situation of Christian Palestinians in northern Gaza. We urgently request your intervention to safeguard the rights and well-being of innocent individuals belonging to this minority group by facilitating their immediate evacuation to a safe haven. Enclosed, please find a letter wherein we respectfully and firmly request the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, under your mandate, to take immediate and decisive action. Collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross is crucial for the prompt evacuation of the 1,000 Christian Palestinians sheltered in Gaza City to a secure location. It is imperative to provide them with essential resources for survival, including access to food, clean water, and medical care.
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  • Biased Narratives on Red Cross Social Media | Wednesday 15/11/2023

    The Jerusalem Institute of Justice leads a coalition of organizations urging the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)  Ms. Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, to turn her attention to the a pressing issue concerning the use of social media by the ICRC in the context of the ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict. The central concern at hand revolves around the balance and neutrality of the content disseminated through ICRC's social media channels. As an independent and neutral organization dedicated to upholding humanitarian protection for conflict victims and the principles of international humanitarian law (IHL), it is imperative that ICRC's social media communications maintain a high standard of neutrality, balance, and accuracy in portraying conflicts. Of particular concern is the apparent disproportion in the content's focus.
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    In the wake of Hamas’ barbaric rampage through the civilian communities of southern Israel, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, leads a coalition of 50 organizations in urging the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to verify the status of the 150+ Israeli hostages taken into captivity in Gaza. Specifically, the coalition urged the International Red Cross to take the following steps: • Locate and establish communication with the Israelis held hostage in the Gaza Strip. • Call for Hamas to cease its heinous acts of raping and sexually abusing Israelis. • Condemn the use of human shields as military targets
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