May 18, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

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♻ ACTION ALERT | SILWAN IS NOT GOING TO BE THE NEXT HEBRON NOR THE NEXT LEGEND!



Special Topics

♻ Special Topic | Israel’s Weapons a Crime on Humanity

♻ Special Topic | Children of Palestine – Action Alert

Special Topic | Children of Palestine  – in pictures

♻ Special Topic: Colonialism & Ethnic Cleansing

Exclusive |  Interactive map of Palestine villages destroyed during Nakba

♻ Special Topic:  Settler Violence

♻ Special Topic: Palestine Unity Protests March 15

♻ Special Topic: Gaza Under Israeli Attacks

Special Topic  Mothers of Palestine – in pictures

♻ Special Topic: All about Gaza Cast Lead War Memorial  | Updates, News, Sources

Special Topic: Vittorio Arrigoni: Vik | a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

Special Video : Onadekom ( Calling You )For Vic, Peace & Justice – Must See

♻ Special Topic: WHITE WASH WATCH | Goldstone’s Reconsiderations on Gaza Cast Lead Report

♻Special Topic: Misconceptions & Myths about the Israel Palestine Conflict

Special Topic | Palestine’s Refugee Revolution #MAY15 | ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS

Special Album: The World Commemorate Al Nakba 2011 – in pictures


Top  10 Most Viewed Posts Last 7 Days

  1. Ethnic Cleansing Video of 2011 Released by Americans – video
  2. New database reveals weapons to Israel, impact on Palestinians – chemical weapons
  3. UN Special Rapporteur: Israel Killed 1300 Palestinian Children Since 2000 – UN Report
  4. Israeli Confessions – video
  5. PALESTINE UNITED! THE UNITY AGREEMENT – news – video – in pictures
  6. Israeli Army: We use Gaza military operation to test new weapons
  7. Palestine’s Refugee Revolution #MAY15 – announcements – news
  8. Mothers of Palestine | فلسطين
  9. THE PHOTOS ISRAEL FORBIDS YOU TO SEE BY LAW – in pictures
  10. Abeer, a child victim of Zionist cruelty – video
  11. Arab marches marking Nakba to head to Palestine borders – announcement

…continuous updates…

AIPAC 101 — What Every American Should Know – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/aipac-101-%E2%80%94-what-every-american-should-know-video/

Gideon Levy: It’s called ethnic cleansing
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/gideon-levy-it%E2%80%99s-called-ethnic-cleansing/

Nakba Survivor | Rosa Remembers Palestine – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-74N

Israel’s-Zionist Offensive To Derail Palestinian Statehood
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/israel%E2%80%99s-zionist-offensive-to-derail-palestinian-statehood/

Anti-Zionism is not Anti-Semitism
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/anti-zionism-is-not-anti-semitism/

Amnesty report: Gaza blockade – violation of int’l law
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4068082,00.html

Here is a link to a live feed from Maroun El Ras Nakba  rally in Lebanon
http://bit.ly/j3Nz6K

Injuries at Qalandia Nakba Memorial
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7fj

Greenwashing Apartheid: New eBook of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network – Free Download
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7oZ

Shin Bet and military raid Wadi Joz mosque, arrest two
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/shin-bet-and-military-raid-wadi-joz-mosque-arrest-two/

Palestinians storm Israel’s borders
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/palestinians-storm-israel%E2%80%99s-borders-unarmed-marchers-shot-demanding-right-to-return/

Creative Resistance in Palestine’s Juliano Mer Khamis
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/creative-resistance-in-palestine%E2%80%99s-juliano-mer-khamis/

Palestine can bridge cultures, experts say
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/general/palestine-can-bridge-cultures-experts-say-1.809591

Russia expels Israeli military attache
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/russia-expels-israeli-military-attache/

Headline of the day. “Barack Obama to back Middle East democracy with billions in aid”
http://bit.ly/iQLeS0

‘Peace talks won’t lead to creation of Palestine’
http://arabnews.com/middleeast/article412925.ece

Mondoweiss: Palestinians: last victims of the Holocaust
http://bit.ly/lQ39nC

Free Bassem and Naji Tamimi
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/action-alert-free-bassem-and-naji-tamimi/

Peace prospects bleak for Netanyahu U.S. visit
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/18/us-palestinians-israel-usa-idUSTRE74H62G20110518

Palestine’s occupation anniversary
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/palestines-occupation-anniversary/

Protests against conditions in Israeli jails continue, with 2 additional institutions joining the hunger-striker.
http://tinyurl.com/67tdecl

وفد جمعية الصداقة الفلسطينية القطرية يشارك في منتدى الدوحة: نشر بتاريخ 19/05/2011 الساعة 07:44 (بتوقيت القدس)
http://bit.ly/mLGR7U

BDS – Australian activists call for boycott of Israeli companies 14 may 2011 – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/bds-australian-activists-call-for-boycott-of-israeli-companies-14-may-2011-video/

Two brand-new videos from Palestinian march of return at Majdal Shams
http://t.co/TdmpGhG

Shovrim Shtika [Breaking the Silence] Israeli soldier testimony of abuse of Palestinians
http://palestinevideo.blogspot.com/2011/05/shovrim-shtika-breaking-silence-israeli.html

Israel warned: ‘Blast Hezbollah missiles’
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Special/2011/05/18/Israel-warned-Blast-Hezbollah-missiles/UPI-72041305729229/

Obama appeals to Zionists for reelection
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/obama-appeals-to-zionists-for-reelection/

Missing the boat to Palestine peace
http://gulfnews.com/opinions/columnists/missing-the-boat-to-palestine-peace-1.809614

PCBS: Unemployment in First Quarter 2011 almost 22%
http://english.wafa.ps/index.php?action=detail&id=16174

Silwan resident released to house arrest, only to be re-arrested in prison
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/silwan-resident-released-to-house-arrest-only-to-be-re-arrested-in-prison/

avinunu: 40,000 Palestinian refugees marched for return in Lebanon and world media barely noticed
http://t.co/bwaOdvn

“Slavery Law” passes final vote in Israeli parliament
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/%E2%80%9Cslavery-law%E2%80%9D-passes-final-vote-in-israeli-parliament/

Important Info: Why Palestinians refused historic partition attempts
http://bit.ly/jqajbw

UN: Israel displaced 149 Palestinian children in 2011
http://ow.ly/4X1rf

Shot Palestinian youth proud of Golan protest – AFP
http://bit.ly/mj4S2U

University of London Union votes to boycott and divest from Israel
http://wp.me/pODK3-fv

Interesting article from 1994 on Syrian Jews returning home…
http://j.mp/kun4MN

Join 100s of Israel / Palestine activists for @MoveOverAIPAC conference May 21-24! Sign up at
http://www.moveoveraipac.org

Female prisoner’s detention without charge extended for the seventh time
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/female-prisoner%E2%80%99s-detention-without-charge-extended-for-the-seventh-time/

IOF nabs 12 West Bankers (incl minors & a director of a newspaper) at dawn Wednesday
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/iof-nabs-12-west-bankers-incl-minors-a-director-of-a-newspaperat-dawn-wednesday/

Israel’s Doomed Fate
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/gilad-atzmon-israel%E2%80%99s-doomed-fate/

Turkish FM Warns Israeli Against Attacking Freedom Flotilla 2 Sailing to Gaza
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-05-18-1730_569_0064.aspx

Imprisoned Palestinian Activist Marwan Barghouthi Urges National Unity
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-05-18-1733_660_0066.aspx

Video: policeman filmed assaulting Arab woman is a senior Israeli police chief http://t.co/Gn8WQSk

VIDEO: Activists in San Antonio, Texas disrupt “Honor to Israel” church event led by infamous racist John Hagee:
http://ow.ly/4XfwQ

The ’48 discussion is replacing the ’67 discussion
http://bit.ly/l81yNy

For a country that ‘didn’t exist’, as Zionists proclaim, #Palestine sure made it into a lot of @nytimes headlines
http://bit.ly/mMXTpD

Blindfolded in Silwan (Kfutim) כפותים בסילוואן 22/4/2011 – video
http://bit.ly/kvwPAm

Daily Life in Hebron: Israeli Settlement Activity in the Old City
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/daily-life-in-hebron-israeli-settlement-activity-in-the-old-city-video/

FEATURE-Rehoused Lebanon refugees still long for Palestine
http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/feature-rehoused-lebanon-refugees-still-long-for-palestine

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation Into Nakba Killings
http://www.imemc.org/article/61266

Shaath: Slovenia to recognize Palestine before September
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=388711

U.S. Was Warned about Nakba
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/u-s-was-warned-about-nakba/

Historian writes of ‘pleasure’ at murder of pro-Palestinian activist
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/historian-writes-of-pleasure-at-murder-of-pro-palestinian-activist/

‘NYT’ won’t say Nakba, just ‘anniversary of Israel’s creation’
http://bit.ly/kvQfoe

Norman Finkelstein: Arab dignity will bring peace to the Middle East
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/norman-finkelstein-arab-dignity-will-bring-peace-to-the-middle-east/

NUS finally votes to support Palestine
http://tinyurl.com/6hrmq6u

Daily Life in Hebron: Israeli Settlement Activity in the Old City
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/daily-life-in-hebron-israeli-settlement-activity-in-the-old-city-video/

FEATURE-Rehoused Lebanon refugees still long for Palestine
http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/feature-rehoused-lebanon-refugees-still-long-for-palestine

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation Into Nakba Killings
http://www.imemc.org/article/61266

Shaath: Slovenia to recognize Palestine before September
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=388711

U.S. Was Warned about Nakba
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/u-s-was-warned-about-nakba/

Historian writes of ‘pleasure’ at murder of pro-Palestinian activist
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/historian-writes-of-pleasure-at-murder-of-pro-palestinian-activist/

‘NYT’ won’t say Nakba, just ‘anniversary of Israel’s creation’
http://bit.ly/kvQfoe

Norman Finkelstein: Arab dignity will bring peace to the Middle East
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/norman-finkelstein-arab-dignity-will-bring-peace-to-the-middle-east/

NUS finally votes to support Palestine
http://tinyurl.com/6hrmq6u

White House Rep.: Obama will not Demand Israel to Withdraw to 1967 Borders
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10055&Itemid=56

Palestinians of America: The young never forget their homeland
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/palestinians-of-america-the-young-never-forget-their-homeland/

avinunu: “BBC under fire for ‘censoring’ Palestine lyric” (What happened to the once great BBC?)
http://t.co/xSGoREh

Media: Israel PM’s ex-advisor leaked secrets
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=388973

Bethlehem and Hebron Score High Unemployment Rates
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10056&Itemid=56

Fleeing unrest, students appeal for spots at home Universities
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=388904

Nakba day in Gaza
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/nakba-day-in-gaza/

Manif à l’occasion de l’anniversaire 63 de la Nakba  – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/manif-a-loccasion-de-lanniversaire-63-de-la-nakba-paris-video/

Nakba Protests: A Taste of the Future
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/nakba-protests-a-taste-of-the-future/

Nakba day in Gaza – International Solidarity Movement: MiamiHerald.comNakba day in GazaInternational Solid…
http://bit.ly/jkYGfZ

OIC: Nakba Day deaths a reminder of Palestine situation
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/oic-nakba-day-deaths-a-reminder-of-palestine-situation/

Knesset members to storm Nabi Yusuf tomb in Nablus in broad daylight
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/knesset-members-to-storm-nabi-yusuf-tomb-in-nablus-in-broad-daylight/

Barghouti Expresses Support For Unity Deal And Decleration Of Statehood: The individual said to be behind …
http://tinyurl.com/6fw3ue2

Israeli Troops Shoot #US Student in Head with High-Velocity TearGas Canister
http://t.co/0I0PgZR

Israeli Human Rights Record Slammed In Amnesty International’s Annual Human Rights Report
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/israeli-human-rights-record-slammed-in-amnesty-internationals-annual-human-rights-report/

A day in Silwan – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/a-day-in-silwan-video/

Israeli Military Conducts 11 Arrests (including a Radio Producer & 2 Children)
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/israeli-military-conducts-11-including-a-radio-producer-2-children-arrests-on-tuesday/

OIC condemns Israel’s killing of Nakba demonstrators
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/oic-condemns-israels-killing-of-nakba-demonstrators/

‘Palestine needs a third intifada’ – video
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/180513.html

Israeli minister calls for annexation of West Bank if Palestinians declare a state
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/2366-israeli-minister-calls-for-annexation-of-west-bank-if-palestinians-declare-a-state

Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinian Children
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-05-18-1036_629_0025.aspx

Jerusalemites foil Jewish settlers’ attempt to capture Palestinian land
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/jerusalemites-foil-jewish-settlers-attempt-to-capture-palestinian-land/

IPS refuses to free a Palestinian mother despite court order
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/ips-refuses-to-free-a-palestinian-mother-despite-court-order/

Hadarim and Gilboa prisons join wide-ranging hunger strike
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/hadarim-and-gilboa-prisons-join-wide-ranging-hunger-strike/

Third intifada youth to declare action plan to commemorate naksa day
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/third-intifada-youth-to-declare-action-plan-to-commemorate-naksa-day/

UNRWA union strikes in Gaza, says 3 dismissed unfairly
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=388783

Hadarim and Gilboa prisons join wide-ranging hunger strike
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/hadarim-and-gilboa-prisons-join-wide-ranging-hunger-strike/

Israeli police abduct terrified 11 year old boy and bundle him into a van while mother screams – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7r4

Solidarity Activist arrested & beaten in Silwan – March 25 2011 – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7r0
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/solidarity-activist-arrested-beaten-in-silwan-march-25-2011-video/

Israel evicts two Palestinian families in Jerusalem – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/israel-evicts-two-palestinian-families-in-jerusalem-video-silwan/

Jerusalem Diaries: Home Demolitions in the Palestinian Village – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7qS

Silwan Al Bustan neighborhood of East Jerusalem: Interview with Abu Diab – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-7qO

Court extends detention of injured youth from Silwan
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/court-extends-detention-of-injured-youth-from-silwan/

Policeman head-butts Palestinians in Silwan, video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/policeman-head-butts-palestinians-in-silwan-video/

House Demolition in Silwan, Jerusalem
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/house-demolition-in-silwan-jerusalem-5-nov-2008-video/

Israeli demolitions more than double since last year – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades
http://bit.ly/lr2BuC

The Disinherited: Syria’s 130,000 Golan Height refugees
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/the-disinherited-syria%E2%80%99s-130000-golan-height-refugees/

Activists spend night at border after being denied access to Gaza
http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/440383

Mondoweiss: Picking apart the NY Times Zionist narrative on the Nakba . . . using the NY Times original coverage of the Nakba –
http://bit.ly/iOkKv1

Gaza crossing to receive 300 loads of goods
http://bit.ly/mNoF8f

Israeli activist attacked, unprovoked, by Israeli soldiers in Silwan
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/israeli-activist-attacked-unprovoked-by-israeli-soldiers-in-silwan/

Settlers attempt to annex land in Wadi Rababa, resident arrested
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/settlers-attempt-to-annex-land-in-wadi-rababa-resident-arrested/

Hamas, Fatah outline unity government
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/hamas-fatah-outline-unity-government/

EU commissioner calls for ‘immediate,’ opening of Gaza Crossings
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/eu-commissioner-calls-for-immediate-opening-of-gaza-crossings/

12 Palestinians Detained in the West Bank
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-05-18-0824_604_0008.aspx

Israel’s blockade of Gaza undermines economy, education and health situation: UN humanitarian chief
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/israels-blockade-of-gaza-undermines-economy-education-and-health-situation-un-humanitarian-chief/

Turkey will not Withdraw from UN’s Gaza Flotilla Panel, FM Says
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/turkey-will-not-withdraw-from-uns-gaza-flotilla-panel-fm-says/

Toward a `Palestinian Spring`
http://electronicintifada.net/content/toward-palestinian-spring/9975

Multinational companies mining occupied Palestinian land
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/multinational-companies-mining-occupied-palestinian-land/

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