June 23, 2010 | PALESTINE NEWS

June 23, 2010 |GAZA-PALESTINE| TODAY NEWS LINKS
Gaza has been under a siege for 1106 days

Aid flotilla and legal remedies: Can the world court rescue the rule of law?
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=30&article_id=116303

Mossad’s attempt to assassinate Erdogan foiled by Turkish security
http://bit.ly/cBQn7c

‘Free Palestine’, Not Only Gaza
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16079

US Social Forum cancels exploitative Zionist workshop
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11353.shtml

Belgians sue Israeli officials for Gaza war crimes
http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/news/archive/2010/06/23/belgians-sue-top-israelis-for-gaza-war-crimes.aspx

‘Misleading calm on northern border’
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3909867,00.html

Israeli ambassador in Cairo complains of being ignored
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1201-israeli-ambassador-in-cairo-complains-of-being-ignored

freegazaorg: http://huff.to/d5JuRZ Huffpost – Eyewitness report from Lara Lee on Huffington Post. Watch it and send on to your contacts

Mondoweiss: Not just Barak and Olmert– Ben Gurion predicted apartheid 40 years ago http://bit.ly/9aX0OH

Mondoweiss: Guardian piece: obsession with Israel has rational basis, but is dangerous http://bit.ly/czJUvh

Israel cannot put Gaza responsibility on Egypt: Mubarak
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hJmncev5eGWgQ6UFzhptzAqE4SyA

PM: Peace activists should go to Tehran
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3909881,00.html

Israel: Flotillas aim to get weapons to Gaza
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/G/GAZA_BLOCKADE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Uproar when Helen Thomas said Jews should leave Palestine. But you’re a “pragmatist” if you say Palestinian refugees should be “resettled”
http://twitter.com/avinunu/statuses/16870675680

avinunu: It didn’t take long for resourceful Palestinians to breach the underground metal barrier on the Gaza-Egypt border http://post.ly/kTL3

US urges ships from Lebanon to send Gaza aid via land
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jgkAjnvdlAMLcCvBwiVpftT_0u0A

Netanyahu: PA has no intention to enter direct talks
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294209

Swedish ports boycott ships going to and from Israel
http://bit.ly/9aE7Dw

Egypt’s unfulfilled promise to open the Rafah Crossing
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/articles/middle-east/1202-egypts-unfulfilled-promise-to-open-the-rafah-crossing

Egyptian official: Cairo would not block Iranian ships heading to Gaza
http://bit.ly/9G0Bm8

Hamas demands Fatah to choose between the occupation or the resistance
http://bit.ly/cmCfp3

UNRWA requires $100 million to cover its budget deficit
http://bit.ly/ap1hDy

Zionist settlers threaten to seize Palestinian building in OJ
http://bit.ly/dDaZs0

Zoabi demands investigation for Freedom Flotilla thefts
http://bit.ly/9sdJeq

Fulbright supports nursing prof’s lecture in Palestine
http://www.wsutoday.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=20495&TypeID=3

MKs offer to evacuate Arabs from Silwan
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3909831,00.html

Iran sending Revolutionary Guard ship to Gaza
http://trueslant.com/nealungerleider/2010/06/23/iran-sending-revolutionary-guard-ship-to-gaza/

U.S. Urges All Parties to ‘Act Responsibly’ over Lebanon Gaza-bound Aid Ships
http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/0/BD00F7C8425BD71FC225774B005AD8F2?OpenDocument

Dweik: Egypt and other parties pressed Abbas not to end the Palestinian division
http://bit.ly/cpbQxg

Did the State Dept. cave to pressure when flotilla activist was denied entry to U.S.?
http://www.indypendent.org/2010/06/23/did-the-state-dept-cave-to-pressure-when-flotilla-activist-was-denied-entry-to-us/

Southeastern European Countries Condemn Israeli Attack On Gaza Mission
http://www.rttnews.com/Content/GeneralNews.aspx?Id=1341956&SM=1

Mubarak: Israel responsible for siege, not Cairo
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294200

Continued Ethnic Cleansing and Measures Aimed at Creating Jewish Majority in Occupied Jerusalem
http://www.pchrgaza.org/portal/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6764:continued-ethnic-cleansing-and-measures-aimed-at-creating-jewish-majority-in-occupied-jerusalem&catid=36:pchrpressreleases&Itemid=194

Al Nakba Denial
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=15865

Palestinian Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=15937

The Israeli Permit system
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=15955

Netanyahu: State’s legitimacy attacked
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3909747,00.html

OPINION: The sham crucifixion of Helen Thomas
http://uweekly.com/newsmag/06-23-2010/14851/opinion-the-sham-crucifixion-of-helen-thomas

Jerusalem housing plans jeopardise peace talks
http://www.smh.com.au/world/jerusalem-housing-plans-jeopardise-peace-talks-20100623-yz6y.html

Mondoweiss: RT @mobius1ski: conference of presidents hosts booze cruise “flotilla” for gilad shalit http://bit.ly/dvtLtx

Israel blast Ofek 9 spy satellite into orbit
http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2010/06/23/112092.html

Integrating Palestine into the US progressive left
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11352.shtml

Arab League rejects US meddling in region’s media
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1199-arab-league-rejects-us-meddling-in-regions-media

Abu Ali Brigade says sniper shot Israeli soldier
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294121

Great news! War crimes suit filed against mass murderers Barak, Livni, other Israeli suspects in Belgium
http://j.mp/bBzyZ9

Mavi Marmara survivor Iara Lee on the video Israel doesn’t want you to see #
flotilla http://huff.to/cyThO1

Do you think Gillard would be any different on Israel?
http://bit.ly/d4DaIa

US vetoed Shalit release deal and other things I learned from “diplomatic sources”
http://post.ly/kTL3

Anait Brutian: Let the Truth Be Heard!
http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2010/06/22/let-the-truth-be-heard/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SabbahsBlog+%28Sabbah+Report%29

Freedom Flotilla activist in Limerick this Friday to speak about his experience
http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/Freedom-Flotilla-activist-in-Limerick.6378600.jp

Abducted Soldier’s Family Argues Against Easing Blockade
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/middle-east/Abducted-Soldiers-Family-Argues-Against-Easing-Blockade-96976009.html

PFLP leader says unity file unchanged
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294072

Lebanon warns Israel against attacking ships
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gXp6fvvgQLELYgmlMBK-EaQ8A1WQD9GGVUM81

Swedish dockers block Israeli cargo in Gaza protest
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g03yZ4wq8dBa9xCfSOkBDWPO99fA

Turkey inspects Israeli drones for pickup
http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2010/06/23/Turkey-inspects-Israeli-drones-for-pickup/UPI-87411277297115/

Leader: Israe training PKK
http://www1.albawaba.com/en/main-headlines/leader-israel-training-pkk

Nablus driver crushed by own bus
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294045

Fire damages plastic factory near Nablus
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293999

Gaza tunnel worker killed by electric shock (updated)
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293902

Gaza Flotilla: Global Citizens Must Respond Where Governments Have Failed
http://gazaflotilla.delegitimize.com/media-coverage/international-media-coverage/gaza-flotilla-global-citizens-must-respond-where-governments-have-failed/

Turkey, 12 others denounce flotilla raid
http://www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=179290

13 southeast European countries condemn deadly Israeli raid on aid flotilla
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jGQ4o25y25X2PNfMkj7iTCIlyEWg

Balkan summit condemns Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/balkan-summit-condemns-israeli-raid-on-gaza-flotilla-1.297909

Tel Aviv to hold meetings with Erdogan’s opponents
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1198-tel-aviv-to-hold-meetings-with-erdogans-opponents

Swedish dockers block Israeli cargo in Gaza protest
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g03yZ4wq8dBa9xCfSOkBDWPO99fA

Protests in Jerusalem supporting banned Fatah official
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294032

Israeli army may charge soldier for Gaza war deaths
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hrjIEnb1uY_J4f_xcaR8oOurS46g

Turkish-Israeli relations frozen, can the Arabs turn this to their favour?
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/articles/europe/1197-turkish-israeli-relations-frozen-can-the-arabs-turn-this-to-their-favour

Parents say Israel abandoned son held in Gaza
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jCJpQelNjmbcaJ8Vd0gJS7xZzoLwD9GGUCR02

Israel Launches Its Sixth Spy Satellite
http://www.imemc.org/article/58986

Aqsa foundation: Demolition of homes in Silwan part of the temple building plan
http://bit.ly/9SjziN

IOF troops detain 4 Palestinians, settlers attack Palestinian homes
http://bit.ly/aM5FvC

Israel prevents prisoners from studying
http://www.paltelegraph.com/palestine/west-bank/6494-israel-prevents-prisoners-from-studying

Protests in Jerusalem supporting banned Fatah official
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294032

Settlers Attack Palestinian Village Near Bethlehem
http://www.imemc.org/article/58987

Settlers threaten to forcibly evict East Jerusalem Palestinians
http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/settlers-threaten-to-forcibly-evict-east-jerusalem-palestinians-1.297871?localLinksEnabled=false

Gaza energy authority holds PA responsible for acute power deficit
http://bit.ly/9HJYjk

New Operational Procedures For Israeli Military
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8388&Itemid=56

Settlers attack Palestinians near Bethlehem
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=294029

Lebanon Gaza ship will not be allowed in Cyprus
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/lebanon-gaza-ship-will-not-be-allowed-cyprus/20100622

Egypt to let Iran’s Gaza-bound ships through Suez Canal
http://english.ruvr.ru/2010/06/23/10486282.html

Egyptian authorities intensify torture of Hamas detainee
http://bit.ly/9zVKq0

Children cancer patients demand an end to Gaza siege
http://bit.ly/aFjDjn

Israel to block Iran aid ships to Gaza
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=131633&sectionid=351020101

Israel to enter 4000 ton of gravel for UNRWA
http://www.paltelegraph.com/economics/pal-economics/6491-israel-to-enter-4000-ton-of-gravel-for-unrwa

Hamas: We won’t let Red Cross visit Shalit
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/hamas-we-won-t-let-red-cross-visit-shalit-1.297859?localLinksEnabled=false

Israel detains 4 Palestinians in Ramallah
http://www.paltelegraph.com/palestine/west-bank/6493-israel-detains-4-palestinians-in-ramallah

Israeli settlers break into Safa Area
http://www.paltelegraph.com/palestine/west-bank/6492-israeli-settlers-break-into-safa-area

Ha’aretz op-ed: Only boycott will persuade Israel
http://tw0.us/HRo

avinunu: Just what the galaxy doesn’t need: more Arab League summits.
http://bit.ly/aafvJf

Stuart Littlewood: The Knesset comes to Westminster
http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2010/06/23/stuart-littlewood-the-knesset-comes-to-westminster/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SabbahsBlog+%28Sabbah+Report%29

Even Zionist swans are racist.
http://bit.ly/ctla0d

Israel forced surround Jerusalem Home
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293987

UNRWA calls for Total end to siege
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293616

Israeli court begins trial against Palestinian official for ‘illegally praying’ at Al-Aqsa Mosque
http://www.imemc.org/article/58985

Israeli claim of easing Gaza Siege, “Tokenism”
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=131624

Hamas says Gilad Shalit watches World Cup in captivity
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/hamas-says-gilad-shalit-watches-world-cup-in-captivity-1.297728

While settlements go up, racist regime maintains ban on Palestinian construction in most of occupied West Bank
http://bit.ly/a9G4aA

Parents of abducted Israeli soldier say state abandoned son; pledge campaign for his release
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5h9owtp_mS21e70IAX6phcCYHIDWA

Iranian, Jordanian sea and land aid convoys head to Gaza soon
http://abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=193064

Fatah leader Hazim Qumsiyya dead at 55
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293962

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said that Abbas asked the United States to…zzzZZZzzzzZZZzzzzz
http://bit.ly/cljVSI

Israel says psy satellite launched
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293963

a lax UN response to the [#flotilla] raid” (because as we now know from Intifada, PA was working to protect Israel)
http://bit.ly/dsdfmi

Emergency Arab League summit in Libya
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293957

Maybe Hamas should offer to trade low-level grunt Shalit for a senior criminal like Barak or Livni? If they had honor, they’d volunteer.
http://twitter.com/avinunu/statuses/16828902172

Israeli war crimes allegations: what the law says
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/mar/24/israel-war-crime-allegations-law

Gazan detainees in Egyptian prisons appeal for international help
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/resources/reports-and-publications/1193-gazan-detainees-in-egyptian-prisons-appeal-for-international-help
Or download the report
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/downloads/other_reports/the-arab-organisation-for-human-rights-in-britain.pdf

Jordan is Jordan and Palestine is Palestine
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/europe/1195-jordan-is-jordan-and-palestine-is-palestine

International campaign launched in support of parliamentarians threatened with eviction from Jerusalem
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1196-international-campaign-launched-in-support-of-parliamentarians-threatened-with-eviction-from-jerusalem

Barak lashes out at East Jerusalem plan
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-213910-104-barak-lashes-out-at-east-jerusalem-plan.html

Gazans set to receive new flotilla
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STuQzldfPiM

Children’s mental health problems increasing in Gaza
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xade7regIEk

Top Israeli official: Obama peace talks hopeless, “preemptive” attack on Iran “might be necessary”
http://bit.ly/bMULJy

Ghetto Israel
http://bit.ly/ds5PDb

‘Haaretz’ runs piece saying only boycott will move Israel
http://bit.ly/b0A1wC

Phyllis Bennis: Turning Points: Israel Caves Under Flotilla Pressure
http://huff.to/bc3voD

‘Free Palestine’, Not Only Gaza
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16079

Choose Peace: End the Siege of Gaza and Occupation of Palestine
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16078

Tales of a city by the Sea – A poem
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16077

‘Fresh Air’ gets Gaza’s history wrong
http://bit.ly/bDWrkT

IDF draws up new Gaza war doctrine
http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=179244

Four years on, snatched Israeli soldier a captive symbol (Feature)
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/middleeast/features/article_1565524.php/Four-years-on-snatched-Israeli-soldier-a-captive-symbol-Feature

Iran to send blockade-busting aid ship to Gaza
http://www.tampabay.com/incoming/iran-to-send-blockade-busting-aid-ship-to-gaza/1104249

Malaysia seeks emergency UN session on Gaza-flotilla deaths
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/malaysia-seeks-emergency-un-session-on-gaza-flotilla-deaths-1.297814

Netanyahu Calls For Direct Talks
http://www.imemc.org/article/58984

Iran aid ship to leave for Gaza on Sunday
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C06%5C23%5Cstory_23-6-2010_pg20_3

Israelis launch new spy satellite
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65L6P920100622

Barak critises demolition plan
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/barak-criticises-demolition-plan-2007592.html

Israeli army chief vows to stop Lebanese, Iranian ships
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gIjvNq3YNv5ngN4XwMIHs-R6JzfQ

Iran to send aid ship to Gaza
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/538135/201006222339/Iran-to-send-aid-ship-to-Gaza.aspx

PA condemns move to expel Hamas lawmakers
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=293922

Soldiers Kidnap 21 Palestinians In Hebron
http://www.imemc.org/article/58983

Gaza policy not working as expected, Israel’s Peres says
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2010/06/22/1492605/gaza-policy-not-working-as-expected.html

“Miriam gets green light for Gaza”
http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/news/archive/2010/06/22/mariam-gets-green-light-for-gaza.aspx

A big corner has been turned in Gaza
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=116262#ixzz0reENw7Xb

West can offer Turkey a proper seat
http://www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=221895

Top Israeli official pessimistic about U.S.-led Mideast peace talks
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/22/AR2010062203175.html?hpid=moreheadlines

“IDF” chief: Gaza Strip must not be allowed to turn into Iranian port// Me: Palestine must not remain Zionist entity
http://j.mp/9C5q5g

Iranian ship sails to Gaza Sunday
http://www.imemc.org/article/58982

Iran awaiting Egyptian Gaza aid route
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=131475&sectionid=351020101

Exclusive: Leaked documents show Palestinian Authority undermined Turkey’s push for UN flotilla probe
http://bit.ly/a0gBUP

IOA serves five demolition notices in Qalqilia
http://bit.ly/bbjFvF

Shimon Peres defends Israel’s policies as vital to security
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-peres-qa-20100623,0,2234012.story

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