Archive | April 15, 2011

Gaza’s Candle Light Vigil for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures

Photography by Mo’men Fayez Gaza | April 15, 2011 More Pictures Gaza Mourning for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Palestine’s Symbolic Funeral for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Related Special topic | Vik: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

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Israel considers 1,000 citizenship applications from US Christians seeking permission to settle in the West Bank

Friday, 15 April 2011 17:11| MEMO Shem Tov has presented the American project to the so-called Shomron Regional Council and exerted efforts to push the idea. The Israeli media has revealed that 1000 Christian Americans have submitted applications for Israeli citizenship and permission to settle in the occupied West Bank. In return, they have said […]

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MADA Report: Attacks on Journalists Escalate in March

15.04.11 – 19:16 Bethlehem – C Martin/PNN – These are not good times for journalists in Palestine. This the conclusion can be reached after reading the monthly media freedom violations reports published by MADA, the Palestinian Center for development and media freedoms. Archive This organisation defines itself as an independent, nongovernmental and nonprofit organisation that […]

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Matter of Policy: Gaza War and Goldstone’s Moral Collapse

by Ramzy Baroud  April 15th, 2011 | Dissident Voice Shocking is not a sufficient term to describe Justice Richard Goldstone’s decision to recant parts of the 2009 report on alleged war crimes in Gaza. The document, known as the Goldstone Report, was compiled after a thorough investigation led by the South African judge and three […]

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Five Injured, Three Arrested as Israeli Troops Crack Down on Anti-war Protests in West Bank

15.04.11 – 17:56 Ramallah – PNN – Five civilians were injured and three arrested when Israeli troops attacked the weekly anti-war protests taking place in Bil’in, Nil’in, al-Nabi Salleh and al-Ma’ssara. Protestors today demanded the release of all political prisoners and carried pictures of the Italian peace activist Vittorio Arrigoni, who was killed in Gaza […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni, “Hero of Palestine”

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 15 April 2011 Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza, June 2010. (Lu Yingxu/Newscom) Palestinians and international solidarity activists around the world are collectively mourning the shocking death of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian journalist and solidarity activist. Arrigoni was also an occasional contributor to The Electronic Intifada (see “Gaza’s record-breaking children,” 16 August 2010 […]

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Palestine’s Symbolic Funeral for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures

Palestinians take part in a symbolic funeral for Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza City & Ramallah April 15, 2011. More Pictures Gaza’s Candle Light Vigil for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Gaza Mourning for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Related Special topic | Vik: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

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Online Records of an Italian’s Life in Gaza

By ROBERT MACKEY | – NYTimes.com | Apr 15, 2011       An Al Jazeera English video report on the work of an Italian activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, who was killed in Gaza on Friday. As my colleague Fares Akram reports, Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian activist who was kidnapped by Islamist militants in Gaza on […]

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Gaza mourns Vittorio Arrigoni | Demands of Gazans & Friends

Friday, 15 April 2011 13:41| by: Refaat Alareer Gaza, (Pal Telegraph) – The timing, which comes days before Flotilla II, and the irreparable damage the crime did  the Palestinians tell of the Israeli hand lurking behind the doers. I do not know Vittorio Arrigoni in person, but me tears and heart do. Thousands of Gazans […]

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STAY HUMAN …Freedom Flotilla Renames Voyage in Honor of Vittorio Arrigoni

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Freedom Flotilla 2 Steering Committee April 15, 2011 (London) The murder of human rights activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, is a tragedy for his family, for those of us who knew him, and for the Palestinians who loved and admired him. The Steering Committee of Freedom Flotilla 2 condemns this senseless murder and the […]

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Hamas condemns murder of Italian ISM activist

[ 15/04/2011 – 10:55 AM ] GAZA, (PIC) The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has denounced in the strongest terms the kidnapping and subsequent murder of Italian peace activist Vittori Arrigoni, stressing that what has happened is “serious and shameful” and that “what this group has perpetrated does not reflect the culture or customs of the […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 18 Palestinians Killed, 38 Wounded Since Thursday

15.04.11 – 12:54 Gaza – PNN/PCHR – Last week’s Israeli military attacks killed 18 Palestinians, according to the weekly report of the Palestinian Center of Human Rights (PCHR). The report, which documents daily human rights violations in the Palestinian territories, covers the period of Thursday, April 7, 2011 to Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Shooting: The […]

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Tribute to Vittorio Arrigoni (1975 – 2011)

Tribute to Vittorio Arrigoni (1975 – 2011) by Carlos Latuff Source Related Special topic | Vik: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

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Widespread Palestinian Condemnation of Arrigoni Killing in Gaza

15.04.11 – 12:17 Gaza/Ramallah – PNN –   Vittorio Arrigoni, 36, was found dead on Friday morning in an abandoned house in Gaza City hours after a radical Salafi group kidnapped him on Thursday. Arrigoni sailing to Gaza The Palestinian police announced that after the kidnapping of Arrigoni police forces were deployed around the city in […]

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ei: Woman killed in Gaza air strike was anticipating wedding

Rami Almeghari, The Electronic Intifada, 14 April 2011 The chairs that Nidal and Najah Qdeih were sitting in when they were killed in an air strike. (Rami Almeghari) Around midday last Friday, Ibrahim Qdeih was chatting with his daughters and wife about preparations underway for his daughter Nidal’s wedding later this month. Those plans would […]

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