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Resources updated between Monday, October 19, 2020 and Sunday, October 25, 2020

October 23, 2020

Nigerian protesters, October 2020 (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

69 People Killed During Nigerian Protests Against Police Brutality Document

October 22, 2020

IDF forces unearth a tunnel on Gaza Strip border (Photo: IDF Spokesperson Unit)

IDF exposes Gaza terror tunnel entering Israeli territory Document

October 21, 2020

Iranian police (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Iran Woman Arrested For 'Cycling Without Hijab' Document

October 20, 2020

Shackled students (Screenshot of BBC News video)

Revealed: chaining, beatings and torture inside Sudan's Islamic schools Document

October 19, 2020

A UN vehicle in Israel

"Israel has declined to renew the visas of most of the international workers of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the months after its publication of a blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria.

OHCHR spokesman Rupert Colville confirmed on Thursday that nine out of 12 foreign staff members have left Israel since August, because their visas were not renewed. Three other workers who were to begin working in Israel were not allowed entry, and another three remain until their visas expire in the coming months.
The UN published its database in February of 112 businesses operating in east Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and Judea and Samaria. It was the first list of its kind about any country.

Although the list did not specifically accuse the companies of violating international law, Israel, which argues that such business activity is legal, feared the blacklist would be used to support boycotts.

At the time, the Foreign Ministry announced it was cutting ties with the OHCHR, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that 'whoever boycotts us will be boycotted.'..."

Israel denies visas to UN human rights staff after settlement blacklist Article