Archive | May 29, 2011

Seven Year-Old Violently Arrested in Silwan

Sunday, 29 May, 2011 | 23:37 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Special police forces raided the house of 7  year-old Ali Siyam this afternoon and illegaly arrested him, causing injury requiring hospitalization to both his aunt and father. At 3 PM this afternoon, Israeli police forces raided the Alabasya […]

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Israel’s military releases Itamar probe findings

Published May 29, 2011 |  20:19 Young Awarta residents clean up on 12 April 2011, after the most recent  Israeli home-to-home invasions in the village. [MaanImages/Rami Swidan] TEL AVIV (Ma’an) — Israeli forces operating to protect the Itamar settlement in the northern West Bank failed to “fully implement the defensible means available,” despite assessments that […]

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Zionist plan to change the demography of occupied Jerusalem within five years

[ 29/05/2011 – 06:02 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation government has revealed a plan to further Judaize occupied Jerusalem and change demographic realities under the pretext of propping up the economy of the city. The Prime Minister’s office has announced recently the government’s intention to approve the spending of over 80 million […]

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Flotilla crew ‘welcomes’ UN concern, will still sail

Published May 29, 2011 An Israeli navy vessel patrolling the waters near Haifa in northern Israel on 13 July 2006. [MaanImages/Magnus Johansson] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A statement from The Free Gaza movement welcomed Sunday a call from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urging Israel to end its blockade on Gaza, but responded to his call on […]

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2 injured by settler in car accident

Ma’an | May 29, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A father and son were moderately injured Sunday, medics said, after they were hit by an Israeli settler driving to a Jewish-only settlement in the southern West Bank. The father accused the settler of purposefully running him down just outside of Bethlehem. Medical sources in the Al-Yamama […]

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IOF places tight grip on village near Nablus

[ 29/05/2011 – 06:55 PM ] The gate villagers have to cross QALQILYA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) has tightened procedures at the gates of the separation wall in the Azzun Atma village near Qalqilya, locals have reported. For the past week, the IOF has been curbing civilian movement there through provocative searches and […]

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Israel: PA fire on settlers at Joseph’s Tomb ‘unwarranted’

Published today (updated) 29/05/2011 22:24 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — An Israeli military investigation in the the death of a settler found by Palestinian Authority police sneaking into a local shrine was labeled “unwarranted” on Sunday, Israeli military chief of staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz said in a statement. The settler, along with nearly 30 […]

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The Mavi Marmara Massacre – in pictures

█▌ UPDATE  Sept 2, 2011 The Palmer Committee Final Report – UN – DOWNLOAD PDF The Palmer Report: Another Attempt by Israel to Whitewash Murder? | PRESS RELEASE Why the UN’s Palmer-Uribe report on Israel’s flotilla attack is worthless | Analysis by Ali Abunimah Palmer Report’s Fatal Flaws | Palestine Chronicle All previous and news […]

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Israel will not repeat flotilla attack

PressTV | Sun May 29, 2011 2:13PM Turkish foreign minister says Israel has learned many lessons from last year’s attack on the Gaza-bound aid convoy and will not repeat the same mistake when a new flotilla sets sail for the Palestinian coastal sliver. In the remarks broadcast on the private Ulke TV on Thursday night, […]

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Gaza committee says Ki-moon responsible for danger ahead of flotilla

[ 29/05/2011 – 02:12 PM ]   LONDON, (PIC)– The International Committee to Break the Gaza Siege has held UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon responsible for the danger ahead of Freedom Flotilla 2 set to deliver aid to Gaza in late June. Ki-moon recently called on states along the Mediterranean coast to help thwart the flotilla […]

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Women and the Israeli Occupation

Tamar Mayer (ed.) 1994 Women and the Israeli Occupation, Routledge, London. ISBN 0-415-09546-8 BETWEEN NATIONAL AND SOCIAL LIBERATION The Palestinian women’s movement in the Israeli occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip Souad Dai’ani HOMEFRONT AS BATTLEFIELD Gender, military occupation and violence against women Simona Sharoni ISRAELI WOMEN AGAINST THE OCCUPATION Political growth and the persistence […]

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Nine Year Old Child Suffers Broken Arm in Nabi Saleh Demonstration | May 27, 2011 – video

May 27, 2011| Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Another round of harsh military repression plagued the village of Nabi Saleh this week as the Israeli army has stepped up its campaign of silencing unarmed Palestinian resistance in the West Bank. In total nine people were arrested in the course of the demonstrations. Three people were injured, […]

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Police use stun guns for first time on Jewish protesters | Ras al Amud Demo May 27, 2011 – video

Saturday, May 28 2011| Joseph Dana | +972 Magazine A demonstration against the settler takeover of East Jerusalem was held in the neighborhood of Ras al-Amud yesterday afternoon. The demonstration was organized by members of the Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity group, an Israeli led nonviolent protest movement based in Jerusalem.  Days before the demonstration, a new and illegal […]

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Palestinian Women Prisoners – video

Ufreenetwork | May 27, 2011       Source Special Topic | Palestinian Prisoners In Pictures More pictures in the Gallery Images | الصور

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Friedman’s Bogus Advice on Palestinian Nonviolence

  Published on Thursday, May 26, 2011 by FAIR | Peter Hart | Common Dreams In yesterday’s New York Times (5/25/11), columnist Tom Friedman issues yet another call for Palestinians to practice non-violence: May I suggest a Tahrir Square alternative? Announce that every Friday from today forward will be “Peace Day,” and have thousands of […]

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