Archive | January 4, 2011

Evidence discredits army’s version of Bil’in woman’s death

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Lisa Goldman The following is a detailed response to the army’s claims regarding the death on 1 January 2011 of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, who was taken to the hospital on 31 December after inhaling tear gas at the weekly demonstration against the separation barrier in Bil’in, a small Palestinian village near Ramallah. […]

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Israel razes Palestinian home, displaces family east Jerusalem

[ 04/01/2011 – 01:50 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Local sources from occupied Jerusalem said Israeli bulldozers of the municipal council escorted by troops and policemen have demolished Tuesday morning the home of Jerusalemite citizen Nayef Aweidah in Beit Hanina neighborhood, east of the holy city, at the pretext of unlicensed construction. Al-Maqdesi foundation […]

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Political Persecution in Silwan continues « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Tuesday, 4 January, 2011 | 15:30 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) —  Today at 14:00 Police and plainclothes raid Madaa community in Silwan Wadi Hilwah and detain Center Director Jawad Siyam.  Mr. Siyam is a community activist and a social worker. The aggressive arrest was made in front of dozens of children who were taking part in […]

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Not guilty: All US Ambassador protest charges dropped

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Joseph Dana The twelve Israeli activists arrested in connection to the protest at US ambassador’s home on Saturday night have been released from jail on no bail. The charges included illegal weapons possession and distributing public order were not dropped but the judge argued that there was no evidence for the charges […]

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Military Court Acquits Prominent Anti-Wall Activist | Joseph Dana

Mohammed Khatib, the coordinator of the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee, was acquitted of all charges today at the Ofer Military Court for lack of sufficient evidence. Mohammed Khatib during a speaking his speaking tour in Canada Mohammed Khatib was acquitted today at the Ofer Military Court of charges of incitement, Performing a service for an […]

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Sheikh Qaradawi: PLO and PA self-destructed when they cooperated with Israel

[ 04/01/2011 – 12:45 PM ]   DOHA, (PIC)– Head of the international union for Muslim scholars Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi stated that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian authority (PA) have destroyed themselves irreversibly through their security cooperation with the Israeli occupation, stressing the need for resisting this occupation. Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi mad […]

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Three-state interim peace – S. C. Yuter

      An agreement between Fatah and Hamas unifying Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza remains elusive, and a peace deal taking into account the realities of Palestinian politics has yet to be offered, leaving the region in limbo. The status quo denies Gaza the chance to develop and enjoy the same economic […]

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Report: 107 Palestinians Killed by Israel; 16,479 Settlers Homes Approved During 2010

PNN – Palestine News Network – 04.01.11 – 13:39 Ramallah – PNN – The international relations unit at the Palestine Liberation organization issued a report this week documenting the Israeli violations against Palestinians during 2010. Archive According to the report 107 Palestinians were killed by Israeli last year while the Israeli government had destroyed 145 […]

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Gaza Health Ministry warns hundreds of medical supplies out of stock

[ 04/01/2011 – 10:49 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Gaza health ministry is warning of a critical shortage in essential medical supplies. “Hospitals and medical centers have run out of 162 medicines and 165 consumable medical supplies,” the ministry said in a statement. The ministry of health is calling on international humanitarian organizations to quickly […]

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IOF bulldozes land in southern Gaza, rounds up 12 West Bankers

[ 04/01/2011 – 10:45 AM ]   RAFAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) advanced into cultivated fields southeast of Rafah, southernmost tip of Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning and damaged crops, locals reported. They said that the IOF soldiers mounting armored vehicles fired in all directions during the incursion but no casualties were reported. The […]

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Asian Convoy 1 kicks off four day tour of Gaza Strip

[ 04/01/2011 – 10:43 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Asian Convoy 1, which landed in Gaza Sunday, will begin a four-day tour of the strip Monday morning to survey the destruction Israel left behind in the last war on the region. The Asian activists, as coordinated by the Gaza government’s siege committee, will view […]

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Ultra-orthodox Jews hold alleged temple conference Thursday

[ 04/01/2011 – 10:23 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Ultra-orthodox Jews staged a graphic conference in west Jerusalem Thursday to discuss erecting the alleged temple on the ruins of Jerusalem’s Aqsa Mosque, the Aqsa Islamic heritage foundation in Jerusalem said Monday. The Aqsa foundation warned that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be behind […]

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Open letter to Combined Systems Inc, Maker of Israeli Tear Gas | Joseph Dana

Letter sent on behalf of Palestinian nonviolent resistance groups to the US marker of Israeli tear gas that killed Jawaher Abu Rahmah of Bil’in on 31 December 2010. Dear Combined Systems Inc., As US groups committed to justice and peace, we are writing to ask that Combined Systems Inc. cease providing CSI equipment to the Israeli government […]

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How the army spin machine works in the Abu Rahmah killing

Tuesday, January 4 2011|+972blog By Jerry Haber A female protester dies at a Bil’in protest from tear gas inhalation. The army is not only faced with a public relations nightmare, but also with the real possibility that there will be pressure to change its mode of operations, and to use a less effective (from its […]

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Army Kidnaps Eight Palestinians In Nablus – International Middle East Media Center

Tuesday January 04, 2011 10:52 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a security officer, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, local sources reported. Israeli Soldiers In Nablus – Archive Image, Palestine Note The sources added that several Israeli military jeeps invaded Madama […]

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