Archive | October 20, 2010

ACTION ALERT! Ill and other Children from Silwan arrested! Send an Email to Defence For Children International and request their Intervention!

Three minors arrested in Silwan Wednesday, 20 October, 2010 | 18:03 Israeli undercover forces arrested three children from the Silwan neighborhood of Bir Ayyub this evening. One of the children was in poor health and still recovering from surgery. Send an Email to Defence For Children International Headoffice by using this form on their website, […]

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Israeli settlers set fire to more than 2,500 olive trees in Burin

[ 20/10/2010 – 07:39 PM ]   BURIN, (PIC)– A group of settlers from the Bracha settlement attacked noon Wednesday famers in the village of Burin, moderately injuring a Palestinian man and destroying a number of olive trees. Police arrested one of the farmers after a clash with settlers. Locals reported that dozens of settlers stormed […]

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PJC asks PLO to sack Abbas over recent statements

[ 20/10/2010 – 07:19 PM ]   STOCKHOLM, (PIC)– The Sweden-based Palestinian Justice Center (PJC) has urged the PLO’s executive committee to sack its chief Mahmoud Abbas, who is the de facto Palestinian president, over his recent statement in an interview with an Israeli TV channel. Abbas had declared readiness to renounce historical Palestinian rights […]

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IOA extends custody of Palestinian detainee for seventh consecutive time

[ 20/10/2010 – 07:41 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli intelligence renewed the administrative detention, without trial or charge, for the seventh time running of Bakr Sa’eed Bilal on Wednesday one hour before his scheduled release. Fuad Al-Khafsh, the director of the Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights, said that Bilal was […]

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Qatar and Syria intervene with Egypt to facilitate Lifeline 5 mission

[ 20/10/2010 – 07:16 PM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– The Palestinian information center (PIC) was informed that Qatar and Syria intervened with the Egyptian authorities to facilitate the travel of the fifth aid convoy “Lifeline for Gaza” to the Egyptian city of Al-Arish as a prelude to crossing into the besieged Gaza Strip. A source […]

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PNN – 3500 Olive Trees Victimized by Settler Crimes in Past Week

20.10.10 – 15:46 Ramallah – PNN – The PLO International Relations Department warned of a war by Israeli settlers against olive trees, saying that in the past few days over 3500 trees had been burned or destroyed across the West Bank. The department said in a press statement that settlers had unprecedented power over Palestinian land, […]

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Ihsanoglu: Israeli nuclear program a major threat to the region

[ 20/10/2010 – 12:53 PM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)–  Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), said Israel’s nuclear arsenal is a threat to non-nuclear states and the international community amid rising tensions in the area. Ihsanoglu called on the international community not to assist Israel in its nuclear programs, […]

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Israel to raze more 220 graves in Islamic cemetery of Mamanullah

[ 20/10/2010 – 01:13 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of religious affairs Taleb Abu Sha’ar warned that the Israeli municipal council in occupied Jerusalem intends to demolish more 220 graves in Mamanullah cemetery soon. In a press release on Wednesday, Abu Sha’ar condemned this decision as unjust reflecting the size of Israel’s hatred […]

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Fatah declines Hamas invitation to hold reconciliation talks in Gaza

[ 20/10/2010 – 01:06 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Senior Hamas official Dr. Salah Al Bardawil said Fatah refused Hamas’s proposal to hold a meeting aimed at achieving Palestinian reconciliation in the Gaza Strip. The meeting was initially scheduled to be held in the Syrian capital of Damascus at the recommendation of the Fatah movement. […]

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PA Intelligence head in Al-Khalil brags about using torture in W. Bank jails

[ 20/10/2010 – 01:11 PM ]   Al-KHALIL, (PIC)– Director of the intelligence apparatus in Al-Khalil city Mahmoud Hamdan proudly admitted that the Palestinian authority’s security apparatuses in the West Bank use torture against Palestinian prisoners, describing torture as a policy that cannot be dispensed with. Informed sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that […]

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Meshaal interview on Hamas Policy – A MUST READ!!

Since 1996, Khaled Mesh’al has been the Chairman of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Political Bureau. After the assassination of Hamas leader Abdul ‘Aziz Rantisi in 2004 by Israeli forces, Mesh’al became the movement’s overall leader. He lives in exile in Damascus, from where he oversees the movement’s activities both within Palestine and outside. The […]

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Abbas suspends PFLP financial allocations

[ 20/10/2010 – 12:49 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– De facto Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has ordered the suspension of the financial monthly allocation of the Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) cashed by the Palestinian national fund, PFLP sources said. The PFLP receives 60,000 dollars from the fund that are distributed on […]

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PNN – Palestine News Network – Settlers Burn Al-Sawiya Secondary Girls’ School Storeroom in Nablus

20.10.10 – 14:09 Nablus – PNN – The Nablus governorate chief spokesman denounced this morning’s burning of a storeroom at Al-Sawiya Secondary Girls’ School in southwest Nablus by settlers as a “criminal assault.” The storeroom contained furniture and school supplies. The settlers didn’t just burn the storeroom, the spokesman noted, but they also wrote racist slogans […]

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PLC: Israel’s loyalty oath will lead to a new Palestinian Nakba

[ 20/10/2010 – 12:46 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian legislative council (PLC) said it categorically rejects the loyalty oath law which was devised by the Israeli occupation state, saying it is a prelude to a new Palestinian Nakba (catastrophe) that would lead to the displacement of all Palestinians and eliminate their right to […]

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Trial of six Silwan detainees to be held today « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010 | 12:24 Silwan during the settlers’ provocative march on April 25, 2010 In recent days, Israeli forces have carried out a large campaign of arrests against both children and adults from various districts of Silwan. In the early hours of Monday, October 18, masked Israeli forces broke into the home of Abbasi family in […]

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