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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: UN Websites on the Middle East

News Focus


Peace & Security


Human Rights


Humanitarian Affairs




International Law

  • International Court of Justice – Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • International Criminal Court (ICC) – Preliminary examination: Palestine – Focus: Alleged crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, since 13 June 2014

February 2020
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