Submissions Archive

WCLAC's submission to the Universal Periodical Review on Israel
This year, WCLAC contributed to the Human Rightís Councilís Universal Periodical Review for Israel by submitting a report on the situation in Israel/ Palestine regarding the treatment of Palestinian women, and presence of gender based violence.
WCLAC provides submission to CEDAW committee pre-sessional working group
On 10 June 2016 WCLAC forwarded their submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women with a suggested list of issues prior to reporting for Israel for the prior 18 months leading up to the June 2016 pre-sessional working group.
Jerusalem Women - Issues of Concern (1 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)
On 16 May 2017WCLAClodged a submission with the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 Mr. Michael Lynk. Mr. Lynk who was not granted access to the Occupied Palestinian Territory by Israel conducted his annual mission to the region in
WCLAC lodges follow-up UN submission on night raids
on 30 June 2016, WCLAC lodged a follow-up submission with the UN concerning the devastating impact that Israeli military night raids are having on Palestinian women and families in the West Bank. The latest submission includes 50 testimonies from women who have first-hand experience of a night raid between January and May 2016.
WCLAC lodges third UN complaint on behalf of targeted local activist
On 24 March 2016, WCLAC submitted a further complaint to four UN Special Procedures mechanisms on behalf of a local activist and human rights defender, Mrs. Manal Tamimi. This is the third complaint filed on behalf of Mrs. Tamimi in the past year following her unprovoked shooting during a demonstration in 2015 and her hospitalization in early 2016 following a tear gas attack on her home.
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