Archive | April 21, 2011

MURDERS WILL NOT STOP THE STRUGGLE TO FREE GAZA

Posted by desertpeace at ps.hadnews.com on Thursday, April 21,2011 Image ‘Copyleft’ by Carlos Latuff For over three years Vittorio Arrigoni has escorted fishing boats in Gaza’s waters to protect those trying to make an honest day’s living at sea. From a HaAretz Report today; Gaza has approximately 3,500 fishermen. Israeli naval vessels patrolling the Gaza […]

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Sheikh Salah: The Aqsa child festival gained global momentum

[ 21/04/2011 – 08:43 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Sheikh Ra’ed Salah, head of the Islamic Movement in the 1948 occupied lands, on Wednesday said the ninth festival of the Aqsa child fund has gained global momentum, calling on the Palestinians to actively participate in the event. Al-Bayareq foundation for defending the Aqsa Mosque, Imarat […]

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Israeli soldier hurls grenade near Aqsa Mosque

[ 21/04/2011 – 08:51 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– An Israeli soldier hurled a grenade late Wednesday night in the courtyard of the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. An Israeli patrol vehicle parked near the eastern wall of the mosque, Palestinian witnesses reported. Then, a soldier exited and threw an explosive grenade at a bush […]

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European activists launch boat to monitor Israeli violations in Gaza waters

[ 21/04/2011 – 07:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– European activists from Civil Peace Service Gaza (CPSGAZA) launched Wednesday a boat named Oliva designed to monitor Israeli human rights violations on Palestinian waters off the Gaza Strip. The move also comes to commemorate the life of slain Italian peace activist Vittorio Arrigoni, one of the dozens […]

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Israeli troops invade into east Gaza

21-04-2011 | 10:17 | Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Gaza- Despite state of calm in Gaza, Israeli occupation forces seemed to have it escalated, Israeli forces stationed in east of the Gaza Strip have invaded on Thursday,  April 21st, 2011into the lands of Palestinian residents east of al Zeitoon neighborhood. Al Qassam correspondent reported […]

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Human Chain to Spell ‘NO FLY ZONE OVER PALESTINE’

Ken O’Keefe | Salem-News.com | Apr 21,2 011 We shall make a human chain with the children of Gaza to spell out NO FLY ZONE OVER PALESTINE and tell the world that Israel’s bombings of Gaza must stop. Photo by Ken O’Keefe (GAZA) – We intend to remind the world how the children of Palestine […]

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Wanted: New Political Parties in Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | April 21, 2011 |  7:17 am Fateh, Hamas, PFLP, DFLP, Jihad Islami – these are some of the names of guerrilla movements that have dominated the Palestinian political scene.The modern Palestinian liberation movement began with various PLO factions; en route, it picked up Islamic anti-occupation movements. Each of these groupings has a […]

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Palestinian Priest, Muslim Officials, Arrive In Italy To Offer Condolences To Vittorio’s Family

Thursday April 21, 2011 05:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies On Behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, Christian and Muslim Palestinian officials arrived in Italy on Wednesday to offer their condolences to the family of Italian peace activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, who was kidnapped and killed by extremist gunmen last week. Vittotio Arrigoni – palsolidarity.org […]

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US students erect mock walls to connect struggles

The Electronic Intifada |20 April 2011 Part of the mock border wall at the University of Arizona. (No Más Muertes) In an effort to connect human rights struggles, students at the University of Arizona constructed a mock wall representing both Israel’s wall in the occupied West Bank and the wall on the US-Mexico border. Student groups at […]

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Israeli forces attack literary event in Al-Bustan protest tent

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011 | 23:53 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli troops fired rounds of tear gas in the Al-Bustan protest tent in Silwan this evening as dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international activists gathered for a literary event. Undercover forces attempted to arrest several children in […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni, a winner – video

In the beautiful scenery of Gaza’s cemetery, where soldiers of WWI are buried, Vik explains how he would want to be commemorated if he would die (in a hundred years or so). It’s true words, from a true winner. You’re dreams will live on, we are guarding over them. Ma’salama, my friend. Source Related Special […]

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A crime against Palestine – Wissam Abu Zeid

By Wissam Abu Zeid | April 20, 2011 | Maan The last thing a supporter of the Palestinian cause expects is to be kidnapped and killed in an atrocious way by a “ Palestinian group.” Vittorio Arrigoni a member of the international solidarity movement, was killed few days ago. Arrigoni, who left his country, Italy, […]

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Youth shot in the face with rubber bullet as clashes rage

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011 | 23:50 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Violent clashes took place between Israeli forces and Palestinian youth in Bir Ayyub district of Silwan this evening. Troops fired vast quantities of rubber bullets at Palestinian youth in the village streets, with one 20 year old […]

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New database reveals weapons to Israel, impact on Palestinians

by Josh Ruebner on April 20, 2011 | Mondoweiss Last week, Congress finally got around to finalizing the 2011 budget, which included a record-breaking appropriation of $3 billion in military aid to Israel (not including an additional $415 million in Pentagon funding for joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense projects).This money was the third installment of a […]

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Union: Settlers, soldiers attack Palestinian journalists

April 20, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Three journalists were injured Tuesday when Israeli soldiers and settlers attacked them in the Burin village near the West Bank city of Nablus, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate said Wednesday. Three photographers covering settler violence in the eastern neighborhood of Burin in Nablus city were attacked, the PJS and media […]

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