SPOTLIGHT

Operation Protective Edge: One Year On

One year on from Operation Protective Edge, this spotlight section provides briefings and updates on issues and investigations relating to the conflict.

ANALYSIS

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s role in reconstruction in the Gaza Strip
06/07/2015

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s role in reconstruction in the Gaza Strip

This briefing covers Israel’s efforts to facilitate civilian reconstruction in the Gaza Strip following damage caused by the conflict in the summer of 2014.

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BICOM Briefing: UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict
23/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict

This briefing looks at the main elements of the UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict and assesses some issues with the report, including problems with its commissioning, contested findings and omissions.

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Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After - An Interview with Elhanan Miller
16/06/2015

Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After – An Interview with Elhanan Miller

BICOM Senior Research Fellow Prof. Alan Johnson interviewed Elhanan Miller, the Arab affairs reporter for The Times of Israel. A year after Operation Protective Edge,…

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BICOM Briefing: Problems with the UNHRC inquiry into Operation Protective Edge
15/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: Problems with the UNHRC inquiry into Operation Protective Edge

Key Points The United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution commissioning the inquiry was described as “fundamentally unbalanced” by British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond. Professor…

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BICOM Briefing: Israel’s investigations into its own conduct during Operation Protective Edge
15/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s investigations into its own conduct during Operation Protective Edge

Key Points The IDF Military Advocate General (MAG) responsible for the investigations into IDF conduct is subject to civilian oversight by the civil Attorney General…

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LATEST DEVELOPMENT

24/06/2015

Gaza rocket hits southern Israel, fifth attack in last month

A rocket fired last night from the Gaza Strip landed near the Israeli community of Yad Mordechai. It was the latest of several rockets which…

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24/06/2015

Israel urging Western governments to oppose UN-backed Gaza report

According to reports, Israel has launched a diplomatic initiative to counter the impact of a report published this week by a United Nations Human Rights…

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23/06/2015

Israel says UN-backed Gaza report inherently biased

Israeli officials responded to yesterday’s publication of a long-anticipated report from a commission appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) into Operation Protective…

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19/06/2015

Widespread Israeli condemnation of UN chief Ban’s comments on Gaza children

United Nations’ (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon faced condemnation from across the Israeli political spectrum yesterday after he appeared to single out Israel for criticism…

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16/06/2015

Livni briefs Foreign Office on Gaza conflict ahead of UN report

Israel’s former-Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni met yesterday with Middle East Minister Tobias Ellwood and other senior officials, to present them with Israel’s detailed report on…

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PODCASTS

15/06/2015

Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After – An Interview with Elhanan Miller

BICOM Senior Research Fellow and editor of Fathom Journal Prof. Alan Johnson  interviewed Elhanan Miller, the Arab affairs reporter for The Times of Israel. A…

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BICOM Poll of Polls

The BICOM Poll of Polls is produced for BICOM by Arieh Kovler based on a selected basket of opinion polls published in Israel each week.

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