Archive | December 29, 2010

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Zionism And Its Impact

Posted on August 13, 2001 By Ann M. Lesch The Zionist movement has maintained a striking continuity in its aims and methods over the past century. From the start, the movement sought to achieve a Jewish majority in Palestine and to establish a Jewish state on as much of the LAND as possible. The methods […]

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Dutch Government Cuts Funding for Cordaid, NGO Involved in Palestine

29.12.10 – 21:13 The Hague – PNN – The Dutch Non-governmental Organization (NGO) Catholic Organization for Development Cooperation, or Cordaid, became the latest victim of both the European trend toward austerity and a rightward leaning Dutch government when it saw its government funding cut by 42% over the last two months. Cordaid is a development […]

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Settlers set fire tents in susya 28.12.10 filmed by our friend Nasser Nawaja

At the early hours of Tuesday the 28th morning three tents in Susya were set fire. Its not the first time settler attack and harm the residence of susya. Occupation forces of course, has commit taking care of the settler’s life only… Three of the tents were completely destroyed and so is most of the […]

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PA: Israel detained 1,100 children in 2010

    MA’AN NEWS AGENCY Published today (updated) 29/12/2010 20:48   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 1,100 Palestinian children in 2010, the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Detainees’ Affairs said Wednesday. The arrests were concentrated in East Jerusalem, where 500 children were detained, and in Hebron, the ministry found. PA Detainees’ Affairs Minister Issa Qaraqe […]

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Detained journalist questions right to freedom of speech for Palestinians

West Bank security forces allegedly held George Canawati for five days after he reported on tensions within Fatah party Harriet Sherwood in Bethlehem guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 29 December 2010 17.20 GMT Article history Palestinian security forces detained journalist George Canawati for five days without charge or explanation. Photograph: Abed al-Hashlamoun/EPAAn independent West Bank journalist detained for […]

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ei: Gaza farmers pack strawberries and hope for export

Rami Almeghari, The Electronic Intifada, 29 December 2010 Palestinians women working in a strawberry field in the northern Gaza Strip. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages) On a Wednesday afternoon, farmers bearing cartons of strawberries lined up in front of the office of a local agricultural organization in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya. “This is a […]

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THIRD INTIFADA OR INTENSIFIED ETHNIC CLEANSING?

Desertpeace | March 21, 2010 at 10:02 The renewed clashes have several causes: Continued Israeli settlement building in occupied territory, particularly East Jerusalem, the building of the separation barrier, as well as other incidents, such as the consecration of a synagogue in Jerusalem’s Old City last week or the addition to a list of Israeli […]

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Israel Demolishes Industrial Buildings North of Jerusalem, Settlers Uproot 30 Olive Trees

PNN – Palestine News Network – 29.12.10 – 15:44 Jerusalem – PNN – Citing lack of license and proximity to a military crossing, Israeli forces demolished an agricultural storehouse, a gas station, and several other industrial buildings in the Palestinian village of Hazma, north of Jerusalem. Israeli troops oversee the demolition of structures in Hazma, […]

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Al-Aqsa Brigades Announce Official Ceasefire with Israel

PNN – Palestine News Network – 29.12.10 – 15:12 Gaza City – PNN – The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, the armed wing of the Fatah party, announced on Wednesday an official ceasefire with Israel. Militants from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (PNN Archive). Ayhab Maqdad, the leader of the brigades, said the ceasefire was just one step […]

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BDS 2010: More Powerful Than The Sword

      by Eric Walberg / December 29th, 2010 It was two years ago today, 27 December, that Israel launched its invasion of Gaza, carrying out 22 days of murder and mayhem, killing 1400 and leaving 5400 civilians crippled for life. Since then it has continued to besiege the 1.5 million Gazans, causing hundreds […]

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Settler clashes in northern West Bank

    Published today 15:46 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Settler clashes broke out in two locations in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, resulting in the destruction of several cars and fire damage to agricultural fields, officials said. In the town of Asira Al-Qibliya south west of Nablus, farmers reported being attacked by settlers from the […]

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On Palestine, the US is a rogue state

Nations covering 80-90% of the world’s population recognise Palestine as a state. The US, subservient to Israel, stands out Protesters wave Palestinian national flags during a demonstration to mark the second anniversary of Israel’s offensive on Gaza. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/GettyOn 17 December, Bolivia extended diplomatic recognition to the state of Palestine within its full pre-1967 […]

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Palestinian Legislative Council delegation tours several Arab countries

Wednesday, 29 December 2010 13:00 EXCLUSIVE PICTURES A delegation from the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) has returned to Gaza after a tour across several Arab countries. Lasting for more than a month, the tour and delegation were led by Deputy Speaker Ahmad Bahr. On their return to Gaza, the delegation members were met at the […]

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ILAN PAPPÉ: THE DRUMS OF WAR ARE HEARD AGAIN IN ISRAEL | Intifada Palestine

28. Dec, 2010 by: Ilan Pappé The drums of war are heard again in Israel and they are sounded because once more Israel’s invincibility in is question. Despite the triumphant rhetoric in the various media commemorative reports, two years after ‘Cast Lead’, the sense is that that campaign was as much of a failure as […]

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