UN expert urges more protection against violence for Palestinian children

A United Nations human rights expert today urged the international community to scale up its protection measures for Palestinian children living under occupation in the West Bank and Gaza and called on Israel to adopt guidelines in line with humanitarian law for children who are arrested or detained by its military authorities. In his statement … Continue reading UN expert urges more protection against violence for Palestinian children

Islamic finance system ‘may benefit Guernsey’

A Guernsey investment expert believes the island could benefit from adopting an Islamic finance system. The asset-based system avoids most speculative investment and borrowing. The bank and investors involved share the risks and rewards. Toby Birch, from Birch Assets Ltd, said it was similar to a system adopted at the end of the Napoleonic war. … Continue reading Islamic finance system ‘may benefit Guernsey’