November 7, 2014 by IJV
The failure to uphold people’s basic rights feeds hatred and perpetuates abuses. All those in a position of authority must recognize that the rights to life, physical and mental integrity, freedom from arbitrary detention, freedom of movement, freedom of expression and the rights to food, health, water and education are the inalienable rights of both Israelis and Palestinians. The human rights of one individual cannot be founded on the loss of rights of another individual.
Read the full article from Edith Garwood, @IOTPA, Country Coordinator/Specialist for Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territories for Amnesty International.