Archive | February 24, 2011

Abu Teir: Salah arrest aimed at silencing Jerusalemites

[ 23/02/2011 – 07:13 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Jerusalem’s banished MP Mohammed Abu Teir condemned the arrest of Sheikh Raed Salah, calling it a new stab at ”silencing the voice of truth that defends Jerusalem”. Salah, the leader  of the Islamic Movement in 1948-occupied Palestine, was arrested in the city’s Sheikh Jarrah district Tuesday […]

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The European Union & Israel: Or How Brussels Learned To Love The Occupation

Editor Palestine Monitor 23 February 2011 When David Cronin tried to arrest Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, he was quickly carted away by Brussel security agents. “If apartheid is a crime, there is only one way to treat its practitioners: arrest them,” the journalist and author wrote on Electronic Intifada. Cronin is quickly becoming a […]

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Murder of Palestinian highlights Israeli judicial discrimination

Wednesday, February 23 2011| Yossi Gurvitz | +972 Magazine   According to the Israeli law system, if you’re an Arab and you beat a Jew to death, you’re a murderer. But if you’re Jewish and you stab an Arab, that’s manslaughter Some 18 months ago, the country was outraged when Leonid Arik Carp, a resident […]

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Israeli paper knowingly took part in slanderous and harmful campaign against Center director Jawad Siyam

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 | 16:36 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — In a marked escalation of the media campaign currently waged by the Israeli press against the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, a slanderous article against Center director Jawad Siyam was published by the Israeli newspaper Maariv on 21 February. The article fabricated serious charges against Siyam, including […]

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Israel bars Red Cross aid from homeless Bedouin [ VIDEO]

  Published yesterday (updated) 23/02/2011 20:25 Bedouin children stand near their tent in the Umm Al-Khair village near Hebron on March 3, 2010. The tents in the village are common housing structures for herding communities like the families in Amniyr. [MaanImages/Haytham Othman] HEBRON (Ma’an) — Residents of the tiny Bedouin hamlet of Amniyr crowded into […]

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Israeli forces shoot Gaza man in leg

  Published yesterday (updated) 23/02/2011 22:17     GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A 22-year-old Palestinian man was injured by Israeli fire on Wednesday afternoon, telling medics he was shot while collecting construction aggregates east of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. Medical sources in Gaza identified the victim as Nidhal Halwa from the Wadi […]

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Israeli fire injures 13 Palestinians

PressTV – Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:55PM A number of Israeli tanks rolled into Gaza on Wednesday. At least thirteen Palestinians, including children, have been injured in two separate Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip, medics say. The incident took place during a brief incursion by Israeli forces into eastern Gaza City on Wednesday, a […]

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Gaza: Rafah Opens, Two Shot Collecting Rubble, 11 Injured in Artillery Strikes

23.02.11 – 12:45 Gaza City – PNN – Two Palestinians were injured on Wednesday when Israeli troops opened fire on them as they collected material for concrete near the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Lahiya, while another eleven were injured during a series of Israeli artillery strikes, three of them children. On the same […]

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MADA Trains Lawyers to Handle Freedom of Expression Violations

23.02.11 – 10:23 Ramallah – PNN – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) started on Tuesday a three-day workshop aimed at enhancing lawyer’s abilities to manage freedom of expression cases, with a particular focus on media freedoms. Archive The workshop, in partnership with Birzeit University’s Institute of Law, is part of MADA’s […]

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Sheikh Saleh arrested, detained overnight to appear in court at 9am

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 | 08:48 Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The detention of Sheikh Raed Saleh, head of the Islamic movement in Israel, was extended by the Israeli courts yesterday until today, 23 February. Sheikh Saleh will appear in the Israeli Magistrates Court at 9am this morning, after he was arrested yesterday at noon by Israeli […]

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Israel destroys tents, wells in WB

Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:40AM Share | Email | Print Israeli bulldozers destroying tents and wells near the West Bank city of al-Khalil on February 22, 2011. Israeli troops have demolished 12 tents and two wells, including one from the Roman era, near the West Bank city of al-Khalil, witnesses say. The incident happened on […]

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8 Most Commonly Held Misconceptions About the Israel-Palestine Conflict | News & Politics | AlterNet

Too many Americans hold dangerous misconceptions about the defining conflict in the Middle East. February 21, 2011 | Photo Credit: Jim Watson/AFP The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and blockade of Gaza goes on, seemingly without end. Israeli troops continue to kill innocent Palestinians. The United States arms Israel to the tune of $3 billion […]

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Soldiers Invade Tallousa Village Near Nablus

Wednesday February 23, 2011 03:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday afternoon, Tallousa village, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus and blocked a number of roads. Israeli soldiers – file Local sources reported that several armored military jeeps invaded the village from several directions and provoked […]

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Palestinian house inside cage in Jewish settlement – Yahoo! News

AP – In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 a Palestinian boy sits on a rooftop near the fenced-in house … By BEN HUBBARD, Associated Press Ben Hubbard, Associated Press – Wed Feb 23, 12:58 am ET BEIT IJZA, West Bank – The al-Ghirayib family lives in one of the stranger manifestations of Israel’s 43-year occupation of the West Bank: a […]

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Hamas Slams Israel’s Detention of Sheikh Raed Salah – International Middle East Media Center

Wednesday February 23, 2011 01:45 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, slammed the detention of Sheikh Raed Salah, head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, and considered the act as a “new Zionist crime against the Palestinian people”. Sheikh Raed Salah The movement said that this imprisonment, that was carried […]

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