Archive | January 5, 2011

IS THE ISRAELI PRESS CAVING IN TO McCARTHYISM?

PS.HADNEWS.COM | Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 12:52 pm. The army has claimed that the woman killed in last Friday’s demonstration against the wall was not killed as a result of inhaling lethal tear gas, going as far as to claim she wasn’t even at the demonstration. Let me state here that Palestine […]

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Newly-Wed Malaysian Happy To Be In Palestinian Aid Convoy

    January 05, 2011 19:28 PM Newly-Wed Malaysian Happy To Be In Palestinian Aid Convoy By Saleh Hasan GAZA, Jan 5 (Bernama) — A newly-married Malaysian is thankful to Allah (God) for realising his dream to be here as part of the ‘Asia 1’ aid convoy, as the Palestinian authorities in this besieged enclave […]

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Another arrest over US ambassador protest; Israel ramps up intimidation of leftists | Joseph Dana

By Joseph Dana | josephdana.com Another Israeli activist has been arrested and jailed in connection to the protest in front of the US ambassador’s house last Saturday night. The activist was summoned for ‘questioning’ yesterday afternoon and arrested upon arrival. He has been charged with the same crimes as the other activists who were released yesterday […]

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Nazzal: Hamas will not cover the violations in PA jails

[ 05/01/2011 – 12:34 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Mohamed Nazzal said his Movement would never provide cover for the slaughter of detainees in the Palestinian authority’s jails, especially after some of them neared death as a result of torture. In a press statement published by Palestine newspaper on Tuesday, […]

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Another activist arrested; police try to search a house without a warrant

Wednesday, January 5 2011 | Joseph Dana | +792 Magazine Another Israeli activist has been arrested and jailed in connection to the protest in front of the US ambassador’s house last Saturday night. The activist was summoned for ‘questioning’ yesterday afternoon and arrested upon arrival. He has been charged with the same crimes as the […]

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Muslim parliamentarians protest Israeli deportation plan

By Mohammad Ben Hussein AMMAN – Members of the Muslim Parliamentarians Forum staged a sit-in outside the UN headquarters in Amman on Tuesday in solidarity with Palestinian MPs who face deportation by Israel. Protesters handed over a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urging him to intervene and put an end to Israel’s […]

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Activists: Military claims over tear gas death ‘ridiculous’

Ma’an News Agency | Published today (updated) 05/01/2011 13:25   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) –Substantial evidence contradicts the army’s version of the events surrounding the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, activists and protest organizers said Tuesday evening, after Israeli military officials told international media that they believed some evidence in the case to be false. A statement […]

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EU Official: “Urgent Progress Is Needed” In Mideast Talks – International Middle East Media Center

Wednesday January 05, 2011 11:58 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Catherine Ashton, the Foreign Policy Chief of the European Union, is on her way to Israel and Palestine Wednesday, and told reporters as she headed to the region, “There is no alternative to a negotiated peace agreement”. Catherine Ashton (photo from EU) Ashton continued, […]

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Bereaved Israelis, Palestinians Unite Across Violent Borders by Mel Frykberg — Antiwar.com

    by Mel Frykberg, January 05, 2011 JERUSALEM – With Middle East peace talks at a standstill, a group of activists is taking matters into its own hands. The Parents’ Circle Families Forum, a group comprising Palestinians and Israelis who have lost family members in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, aims to build a bridge between […]

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Asia aid vessel unload shipment in El-Arish

[ 05/01/2011 – 10:17 AM ]   EL-ARISH, (PIC)– The Asia 1 aid convoy unloaded its shipment of medical and food supplies bound to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday night in the Egyptian port of El-Arish. Osama Al-Sartani, the head of the Egyptian Red Crescent branch in northern Sinai, said that the medical supplies were […]

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Hamdan: Palestinians won’t be party to any internal Lebanese strife

[ 05/01/2011 – 10:24 AM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Osama Hamdan, the head of international relations in Hamas movement, has asserted that the Palestinians would not be party to any internal strife in Lebanon. Hamdan was speaking after a meeting with Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berre during which they discussed latest Palestinian developments with emphasis […]

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Palestinian figures humiliated by PA embassy to Brazil

PIC | [ 05/01/2011 – 10:30 AM ]   BRASILIA, (PIC)– High-profile Palestinian figures operating in Brazil have denounced what they called “humiliating treatment” from the Palestinian Authority embassy in Brazil. “We were officially invited by Palestinian Ambassador Ibrahim Zabin to take part in a ceremony to lay down the foundation stone of the Palestinian […]

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Israeli warplanes raid Gaza

[ 05/01/2011 – 10:13 AM ]   RAFAH, (PIC)– Israeli warplanes launched two raids on central and southern Gaza Strip at a late hour on Tuesday night causing severe material damage, security sources reported. The Palestinian sources said that the first raid targeted a position for the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, west […]

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PROOF THAT THE ISRAELIS LIED ABOUT THE DEATH OF A MARTYR

| Desertpeace | January 5, 2011 at 07:35 A photograph of Jawaher Abu Rahmah hangs at her funeral on 1 January. (Oren Ziv/ActiveStills) Substantial evidence contradicts the IDF’s version of the events surrounding the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah Posted by Joseph Dana The evidence surrounding the events leading to the death of Bil’in resident […]

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