Archive | January 19, 2011

Sawasya: Israel’s measures against detainees are a systematic torture crime

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:41 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Sawasya center for human rights condemned the Israeli measures pursued against Palestinian prisoners as a systematic torture crime and called for holding Israel accountable in accordance with international conventions against torture. The center said the Israeli prison administrations deliberately deprive Palestinian detainees of their most basic […]

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Hamas MPs meet with South African Embassy to discuss Israeli persecution of MPs

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:44 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hamas MPs met Tuesday with the South African embassy in Palestine to discuss conditions affecting Palestinian political representatives. The delegation included Ayman Daraghima and Fadel Hamdan. They met with the South African Embassy’s First Secretary, Mr. Edgar. The SA official pledged to follow up the issue […]

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Law allows Israel to arrest Gaza man minutes after his release

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:56 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Israel arrested a Gaza man Wednesday under an unlawful combatant law minutes after releasing him. Muhammad Abdel-Halim Fawzi Bawadi finished a seven year prison sentence by the Israelis. When he reached the Beit Hanoun border crossing to Gaza upon his release, authorities arrested him a second […]

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Mahathir To Launch Viva Palestina Malaysia On Saturday

BERNAMA – January 19, 2011 16:33 PM Mahathir To Launch Viva Palestina Malaysia On Saturday KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 (Bernama) – Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will launch Viva Palestina Malaysia (VPM), an NGO aimed at seeking a prompt, equitable and sustainable resolution to the conflict in Palestine, at a dinner here on […]

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IOA bulldozes Palestinian land in Occupied Jerusalem

[ 19/01/2011 – 10:59 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities on Wednesday bulldozed Palestinian land in occupied Jerusalem’s town of Issawiye and destroyed a water well, eyewitnesses reported. They said that IOA bulldozers destroyed the well on the eastern outskirts of the village at the pretext it was built without permit. Other […]

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UN’s Ging hopeful for change in Gaza

Updated: 15:16, Wednesday, 19 January 2011 Outgoing Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza John Ging has said he is hopeful that the situation in Gaza is changing for the better. John Ging – Outgoing Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza Outgoing Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, John Ging has said he is hopeful that […]

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Britain urges Israeli settlements halt

PressTV – Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:33AM Britain has called on the Israeli regime to stop building settlements in the West Bank and “return to direct talks” with the Palestinians. British Foreign Secretary William Hague who is in Sydney along with British Defense Secretary Liam Fox for a two-day visit also said their Tuesday meeting […]

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America has to consider its interests in the region with a vision says Fatah

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 12:45 The Fatah movement has called on the US to consider its interests in the Arab world with a vision, asking it to side with international law and international legitimacy instead of siding with Israel, “which moves toward ruining the peace process”. In a press release issued by Fatah’s Office of […]

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WHY ALL THE FUSS? ‘AFTER ALL, HE WAS ONLY A PALESTINIAN’

Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 1:03 pm. Witnesses said the driver, Ziad Jilani, 41, had been shot at least once and was lying in the road when the Israeli officer walked up next to him and fired at his head with an M16 rifle, killing him instantly. Israel drops investigation into […]

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Shaath: Arabs withdraw support for UN resolution recognising Palestine

Palestinian negotiator Nabil Shaath believes that fear of irritating America has led some Arab countries to withdraw their support for the draft resolution going before the UN Security Council Ahmed Eleiba, Wednesday 19 Jan 2011 The Palestinian Authority (PA) has asked the UN Security Council to convene a meeting to discuss recognition of a Palestinian […]

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Through the Looking Glass – Five years in Students for Justice in Palestine

by Tom Pessah on January 19, 2011 | Mondoweiss.net Some of the best children’s stories tell us of a secret passageway, a place that looks completely mundane and uninteresting, that turns out to be a gateway to another world: the wardrobe that leads to Narnia, the station where Harry Potter catches the train to Hogwarts, […]

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New Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lod Following Home Demolitions

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 13:44 Tania Kepler for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) Fifteen kilometers southeast of Tel Aviv, next to Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, there is a refugee camp. 74 people are living in tents at the Abu Eid Camp in the city of Lod. The extended Palestinian family now sleeps in tents […]

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Building a police state in Palestine

Posted By Aisling Byrne Tuesday, January 18, 2011 – 5:29 PM “If we are building a police state — what are we actually doing here?” So asked a European diplomat responding to allegations of torture by the Palestinian security forces. The diplomat might well ask. A police state is not a state. It is a […]

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Head of Iranian TV Terms Palestine “Symbol of Fight against Bullying Powers”

Fars News Agency News number: 8910291335 17:05 | 2011-01-19 Foriegn Policy TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran’s state-run television network Ezzatollah Zarqami stressed the global popularity of the Palestinian peoples’ resistance against the Zionist regime, and said Palestine has today turned into a symbol of campaign against the bullying powers. “Today Palestine is not just a […]

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There is difference between recognition of Palestine and Karabakh’s independence – PanARMENIAN.Net

There is difference between recognition of Palestine and Karabakh’s independence January 19, 2011 – 15:30 AMT 11:30 GMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Lecturer of the Foreign Relations Department at Saint Petersburg State University Alexander Sotnichenko said that many states are actually ready to recognize independence of the Palestinian Autonomy and there is nothing strange in it. Almost […]

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