Archive | March 6, 2011

“How can they criminalize me? I’m ten years old.” The plight of Muslim Aoudeh

Sunday, 6 March, 2011 | 20:54 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — 10 year old Muslim Aoudeh was summoned by Israeli police today, 6 March, to the Jerusalem police station for investigation. Aoudeh was abducted, along with four other Palestinian children, on 28 February this year near his home in Al-Bustan district of Silwan. Muslim suffered the […]

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Israeli forces fire new, stronger gas wantonly in Silwan

Sunday, 6 March, 2011 | 20:31 Tear gas grenade fired at Palestinian home in Silwan last friday Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — An Israeli military patrol is reported to have just fired two tear gas grenades, unprovoked at a group of young boys in Bir Ayyub, Silwan. Eyewitnesses report that tear gas fired by Israeli forces […]

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Palestinian family facing eviction in Beit Hanina

Sunday, 6 March, 2011 | 19:16 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The Israeli Magistrates Court issued a decision two weeks ago to evict two Palestinian houses in Beit Hanina, asserting that the land in fact belongs to a Jewish citizen of Israel. The ownership of the two homes in question, inhabited by the Natsheh family, was […]

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The Names of the Innocent who are Killed

by Vera Macht / March 6th, 2011 This article is about Omar Maruf. What makes this one so important when every day dozens of innocent people die all over the world? Why an article about this one? Omar Maruf was killed by a soldier who was heavily armed, and well equipped with everything the latest […]

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Bangkok Post : Hamas detains ‘unity’ protesters

Published: 6/03/2011 at 10:22 PM Online news: Hamas police on Sunday detained several protesters calling for unity between the Islamist group and its bitter West Bank rival Fatah, witnesses in Gaza City told AFP. Police intervened as around a dozen young protesters sought to march towards the legislative building in Gaza City to stage a […]

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Relatives: Detainees in Egyptian jails on 15th day of hunger strike

[ 06/03/2011 – 03:03 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Relatives of Palestinians held in the Egyptian jails of Aqrab and Burj Al-Arab affirmed that their next of kin were still on hunger strike for the 15th day running protesting their continued incarceration. They told a press conference in Gaza city on Sunday that the detainees […]

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Geneva to host soon int’l conference on rights of Palestinian prisoners

[ 06/03/2011 – 02:52 PM ]   GENEVA, (PIC)– Under the slogan “working for justice,” various European human rights organizations are preparing to hold the first international conference on the rights of Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israeli prisons. The conference will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, March 11-12, 2011 in order to pool the […]

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IOF kidnap two Palestinians in W. Bank

[ 06/03/2011 – 02:41 PM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Sunday two Palestinian citizens during raids on homes in different West Bank areas, especially in the cities of Ramallah and Bethlehem. Local sources said that the IOF kidnapped a Palestinian citizen from Nabi Saleh village in Ramallah […]

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Israeli Eishel prison refuses to treat immobilizing mystery disease

[ 06/03/2011 – 11:30 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Eishel prison has refused to treat a prisoner immobilized by an unknown disease, a leading prisoner in Beersheba has told Al Asra Center for Studies. Ahmed Ibrahim al-Ak of Bethlehem, 26, has not been able to move or take on normal activity after being afflicted by […]

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Israeli Fighter Jets Attack Targets in Gaza

PNN – Palestine News Network –  06.03.11 – 14:38 Gaza – PNN – The Israeli Air Force carried out a number of air strikes at dawn on Sunday targeting a number of areas in central Gaza Strip; damage was reported but no injuries. Archive F16 fighter jets fired missiles on lands in al Zeiytoun neighborhood […]

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PA militias summons female students from Najah university

[ 06/03/2011 – 12:07 PM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Palestinian authority security militias blatantly overstepped the Palestinian values and norms, and summoned for interrogation a large number of female students at Annajah national university. Those Palestinian university students were summoned because of their involvement in activities that support a student campaign calling for […]

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Islamic Jihad slams rapid digging near Aqsa

[ 06/03/2011 – 11:58 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Islamic Jihad movement has strongly condemned accelerated Israeli excavations south of the Aqsa Mosque, calling on the OIC, Arab League and rights groups to act urgently to defend the historic Islamic landmarks of Jerusalem against Judaization. The Aqsa Islamic heritage foundation had revealed that Israel […]

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Radwan: Hamas did not raise its ceiling on the national reconciliaiton

[ 06/03/2011 – 11:51 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement denied it has raised the ceiling on the national reconciliation after the uprisings that took place in the Arab world, stressing that the parameters that it talked about were the aspirations of all Palestinians. Senior Hamas official Ismail Radwan said on Saturday that […]

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Asia to Gaza march will continue until Palestine is free

By Leila Saleh, Gold and Glitz’s Blog Published Online: Mar 06, 2011 Three years in the making finally paid off- in early January 2011, the Asia to Gaza aid caravan successfully penetrated the illegal siege of Gaza, against the will of Israel. People from all over Asia, including Malaysians, Pakistanis, Indians, Iranians, Indonesians, New Zealanders, […]

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Israel denies bishop Jerusalem residence

[ 06/03/2011 – 11:22 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Ministry of Interior has denied requests to renew the Jerusalem residence permit of Bishop Suhail Dawani, claiming he had ”transferred Jewish land to the Palestinians.” Dawani said in a press statement Saturday that the Interior Ministry denied renewal of his permit to reside […]

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