Archive | May 29, 2011

Canadian Boat to challenge Israeli blockade of Gaza

  By John Bonnar |  May 28, 2011 | rabble.ca A Canadian boat will set sail in June to demonstrate support for the Palestinians in Gaza and remind the world of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the region. With the support of over a hundred civil society organizations and thousands of individuals, the Canadian Boat […]

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Settlers Drown Palestinians’ Land with Wastewater in Bethlehem

  Date : 29/5/2011   Time : 13:36   BETHLEHEM, May 29, 2011 (WAFA) –Jewish settlers from ‘Beitar Illit’ settlement Sunday drowned Palestinians’ lands with wastewater in Nahhalin, a village southwest of Bethlehem. Head of Nahhalin village’s council, Osama Shakarna, told WAFA that those in charge of the water purification stations in ‘Beitar Illit’ settlment, west of […]

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Winds of Hope in the Occupied Syrian Golan

Sunday, 29 May 2011 11:47 Francesc Cabré Sánchez for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) Residents of the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan city of Majdal Shams were those who restored calm after the Israeli military assassination of four Palestinians during the Nakba, on 15 May. Occupied Golan residents applaud the courage of the Palestinian refugees and are convinced […]

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Bil’in – 29.05.2011 – video

haithmkatib | May 29, 2011 One o’clock after midnight, Tow Israeli Jeeps Invaded the center of Bil`in village, and the soldiers became throwing sound bombs randomly causing a panic and inconvenience to the citizens when they are asleep.     Source

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Settlers Uproot 20 Olive Trees Near Hebron

  Sunday May 29, 2011 05:25 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A group of extremist Israeli settlers, living at the Beit Ayin illegal settlement built on Palestinian lands the belong to Beit Ummar village, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked on Saturday Palestinian orchards, and uprooted twenty Olive trees. […]

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Palestinian captive suffers loss of memory after 10 years in occupation jails

[ 29/05/2011 – 10:14 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Wadi’ Tamman (30), a Palestinian captive from the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, who suffers from epilepsy has lost his memory completely and no longer knows those around him, according to a Palestinian human rights organisation. The prisoners and ex-prisoners society (Husam) said in a […]

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Abbas to push for UN recognition

PressTV – Sun May 29, 2011 8:52AM Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) Chief Mahmoud Abbas has told the Arab League (AL) that he seeks the UN recognition of an independent Palestine as his only option. Addressing an AL meeting in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Saturday, Abbas said there were […]

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New FBI Files Alleging AIPAC Theft of Government Property and Israeli Espionage Released

  WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Declassified files detailing an FBI investigation targeting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee are now available on the Internet.  AIPAC was investigated after it acquired and circulated classified government information provided in strict confidence by US industry and worker groups opposed to AIPAC sponsored economic legislation. The 50 pages […]

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Israel slams Rafah reopening

Published today (updated) 29/05/2011 11:55 Palestinians hold the red, white and black Egyptian flag along with the Palestinian flag, in support of Egypt at the Rafah border crossing on May 28 after Egypt reopened the border, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years. Israeli ministers have condemned Cairo’s decision, warning […]

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The surreal state solution

  Following Obama’s weak speeches and Netanyahu’s rejection of any compromise, Palestinians look elsewhere for support. Al Jazeera | Opinion | Sandy Tolan Last Modified: 26 May 2011 15:21 Ariel is one of the largest Israeli settlement blocs built illegally inside of the 1967 borders – and one of the major obstacles to peace [GALLO/GETTY] […]

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Medics: Palestinian beaten by Israeli soldiers at checkpoint

Published 29/05/2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers brutally attacked a Palestinian man at an army checkpoint near Hebron on Saturday evening, medics said. Israeli soldiers stopped Mahmoud Al-Battat, 19, at around 7 p.m. at a checkpoint near Ad-Dhahiriya in the southern West Bank as he returned from work in Israel, medical officials told Ma’an. Soldiers […]

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Golan Israeli Violations of International Law 08

Al Marsad: The Arab Center for Human Rights in the Golan Heights The Alternative Information Center Declan Gannon Table of Contents Chapter 1: Overview 1.1 Background 1.2 The status of the Syrian Golan according to international law 1.3 Crimes committed by Israel in its 40 year occupation 1.3.1 The forcible transfer of civilians 1.3.2 Destroyed […]

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Soldiers Detain Palestinians, Abduct International Peace activist Near Hebron

  Sunday May 29, 2011 09:40 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers detained on Saturday evening five several Palestinians, including women and children, and kidnapped an international peace activist near Safa village, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Israeli Soldiers In Hebron – File, image Palsolidarity The residents were […]

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Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Own Home In Jerusalem

  Sunday May 29, 2011 10:02 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Israeli authorities forced Mahmoud Aramin to demolish his house in East Jerusalem Sunday, or risk having it destroyed by an Israeli bulldozer, which would have resulted in an exorbitant fine. Home demolition in Jerusalem (archive image – activestills) Aramin had already paid thousands […]

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Gaza Journalism Forum Slams Israeli Police For Attacking Journalist in Jerusalem

  Sunday May 29, 2011 10:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Journalists Forum in Gaza issued a statement denouncing the Israeli police for attacking Palestinian journalists reporting on clashes that took place in Ras Al Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. File – almoltaqa.ps The residents, accompanied by Israeli and international […]

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