Archive | May 12, 2011

Israel’s-Zionist Offensive To Derail Palestinian Statehood

12.05.11 – 09:58 | PNN – Palestine News Network By Mikail Jubran – A concerted united front of mainstream American pro-Zionist, Jewish and pro-Israeli organizations has begun to assert itself in an all-out campaign to “sabotage” any and all Palestinian efforts to declare a state this fall.  Many of these organizations, who in the past […]

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Their Independence is our Nakba; Thousands of Palestinians March on Thursday

12.05.11 – 19:43 | PNN – Palestine News Network By Munjed Jadou – PNN Editor in Chief- Their Independence is our Nakba. That is the slogan that was chosen for this year protests. In Bethlehem same as West Bank and Gaza Strip main cities; school students, teachers and politicians as well as religious leaders; both Muslims and […]

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Prisoners in Nafha jail exposed to constant violations by Israeli jailers

[ 12/05/2011 – 10:40 AM ] Al-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoners in Nafha jail said they are exposed to serious nazi violations and punitive measures by the Israeli prison administration. This came during a telephone conversation between a representative of the prisoners inside the jail and a reporter for the Palestinian information center (PIC). The […]

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Stay Human convoy enters Gaza | Vik2Gaza

12 May 2011 | Vik2Gaza | International Solidarity Movement Vittorio waves the Palestinian flag on a boat off the coast of Gaza. After leaving Cairo this morning at dawn, the 80 activists of the ‘Restiamo Umani’ convoy have entered Gaza at 4pm after crossing five Egyptian check-points. The convoy will remain in the Gaza strip […]

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Armed settlers stopping Palestinian farmer from plowing his land – video

eappiyanoun on May 12, 2011 EAPPI accompanied Rashed, a farmer and head of the village council in Yanoun (West Bank, oPt), when he went to plow his fields. The authorities were notified and an Israeli army jeep was there to keep settlers away. Despite that, two settler jeeps which arrived were let onto into the […]

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ACTION ALERT | Palestinian home rebuilt by UK volunteers served 72 hour demolition notice

Thursday, 12 May 2011 15:10 | MEMO Yesterday evening a demolition order was served on a home in the village of Al Walajah just outside Bethlehem on the West Bank. If this action goes ahead, this Sunday morning (15 May) the home will be bulldozed by the Israeli army. The home that is set to […]

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US Christian group warns Palestinians of apocalypse

Published today (updated) 12/05/2011 17:13 [MaanImages/Maktoob,HO] RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — At least half a dozen billboards recently went up across the West Bank warning Palestinians of an impending judgment day, slated according to the signs, for May 21. At the entrance to Birzeit, and several roads leading into the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Jericho, […]

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Daily Life in Hebron – Meet Zionist Miriam Levinger – video (Part Two)

telrumeidaproject on May 11, 2011 Zionist Miriam Levinger is from the Bronx, New York and is living illegally as a colonial occupier in Al Khalil / Hebron, Palestine, fully funded by the United States government to carry out genocide against the indigenous Palestinian people of the city. Miriam Levinger and her fellow colonial settlers work […]

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Bethlehem Marks al-Nakba

Thursday May 12, 2011 15:36 by Kevin Murphy – IMEMC Bethlehem today marked al Nakba with a march through the town centre and speeches by local organisers and youth. The march which was well attended by local school students, who shut early to mark the occasion, attracted well over 1,000 participants. Student marching bands played […]

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Convoy of Italian activists arrives in Cairo en route to Gaza for Nakba Day

Carrying on the work of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni and stepping up calls for the right of Palestinians to return home, Italian and Egyptian activists to mark the Nakba with marches to Gaza Salma Shukrallah , Thursday 12 May 2011 | Ahram Online Palestinians gesture and wave the Palestinian flags (Photo: AP) About eighty Italian […]

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Extensive Human Rights Abuses noted in B’TSELEM – report & video

NOTE OCCUPIEDPALESTINE | BELOW ARTICLE DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT & VIDEO Thursday May 12, 2011 15:49 by Kevin Murphy – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group A report from Israeli peace organisation Bt’ Selem was today released documenting the extensive abuse of power by the occupying Israeli military in the Jordan Valley and […]

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Egyptians preparing for march to Gaza

Al Masry alYoum | MENA | Thu, 12/05/2011 – 14:27 Photographed by AFP Egyptians planning to march to Gaza in a protest scheduled for 15 May – the 63rd anniversary of the day when Israel was established – have gathered in Sinai to cross to Gaza through the Rafah crossing. The gathering comes after news […]

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Author Ralph Schoenman: Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians is a continuing process – video

PressTVGlobalNews on May 11, 2011 The legacy and constant policy of Israel is the displacement of the Palestinian people from their land, a political analyst says.Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has reprimanded the Palestinian unity agreement, saying Tel Aviv will not stop settlement constructions. Press TV conducted an interview with Ralph Schoenman, the author of […]

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Davutoglu: “Turkey Supports Palestinian Unity, Will Provide Financial Support To Rebuild Gaza”

Thursday May 12, 2011 09:03 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, stated that Ankara supports Palestinian unity and the establishment of a Palestinian independent state, adding that Turkey will provide further support to the Palestinian Authority as soon as Gaza reconstructions starts. Turkish Foreign Minister – Ahmet Davutoglu His […]

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Army Fires Rounds Of Live Ammunition At Homes In The Gaza Strip

Thursday May 12, 2011 09:51 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian sources reported on Wednesday evening that Israeli soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition at homes in Dir Al Balah, in central Gaza, and in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; damage was reported, no injuries. File – Image […]

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