Archive | June 1, 2011

Youths seized by Israeli special forces

  Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 | 13:15 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli special forces kidnapped two Palestinian boys from Wadi Hilweh district of Silwan late last night. Murad al-Banna, 18, and an unknown youth were seized by troops last night on the pretext of stone-throwing and involvement […]

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Israeli forces arrest five children while playing

  Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 | 18:28 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Five Palestinian children were arrested by Israeli forces in Silwan at 3:45pm today. Amer Walid Siyam (7), Tamer Walid Siyam (11), Ahmed Khaled Rajaby (11), Mohammed Ibrahim Riwadi (10) and Rawnaq Zaki Zaytun (8) were playing […]

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Israel will resort to violence on Gaza aid flotilla

[ 01/06/2011 – 10:00 AM | PIC ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israel will not rely on diplomatic efforts alone to thwart the Gaza aid flotilla due to set sail from Europe 20 June, but it will resort to the use of force against anyone who does not succumb to the navy’s orders, Israeli news outlets report. […]

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Haneyya calls on Ban Ki-Moon not to ignore occupation massacres

[ 01/06/2011 – 12:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya said that the landing of Freedom Flotilla II due to set sail 20 June will mark the end to the five year Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. He said during the opening of the Freedom Flotilla Martyrs Square on Tuesday that […]

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Protesters Plan Naksa Day March

  01.06.11 – 13:50 Beirut | PNN – Palestine News Network PNN – Palestinian refugees in Arab states neighboring Israel plan to protest by marching towards the border with Israel on Sunday, a senior Fatah commander told the Lebanese daily the Daily Star.
 The protests are set to mark the anniversary of the Israeli take-over […]

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Analysis: June 5 rallies will set the stage for return

Published today (updated) 01/06/2011 17:40 Image of the Nakba Day protest in Beit Hanoun [MaanImages/Joe Carton] By Joe Catron | at Ma’an News Network   I gasped as the first bullet struck a young man standing a few paces ahead of me. I watched him crumple to the ground on May 15, when Palestinians mark […]

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Egypt renews restrictions at Gaza crossing

  Published June 1, 2011 Rafah Egyptian authorities have renewed some of limitations they agreed to lift at the Rafah border crossing as of Saturday, according to the Palestinian director of the borders and crossings police in Gaza, Salama Baraka. Following a meeting with Egyptian General Intelligence, Baraka was quoted as saying by the AP […]

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MV Finch: Three Malaysians On Gaza Aid Mission Arrive Home

  BERNAMA – June 01, 2011 22:13 PM MV Finch: Three Malaysians On Gaza Aid Mission Arrive Home KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) — Three of the six Malaysians who were onboard the MV Finch to send humanitarian aid to Gaza, arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Wednesday evening. The group comprising Bernama reporter […]

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STAND UP! SING OUT! FREEDOM FOR PALESTINE!! – OneWorld – video

http://www.freedomoneworld.com http://www.facebook.com/freedomoneworld http://www.twitter.com/freedomoneworld PRE-ORDER NOW FROM ITUNES + HMV DIGITAL http://www.hmvdigital.com/artist/oneworld/freedom-for-palestine http://itunes.apple.com/gb/preorder/freedom-for-palestine/id439588627 International musicians release historic UK single Freedom for Palestine. Release 3 July 2011. Feat: Maxi Jazz (Faithless), Dave Randall (Slovo/Faithless), LSK, the Durban Gospel Choir, members of the London Community Gospel Choir, Jamie Catto (1 Giant Leap), Andrea Britton, Harry Collier, Sudha Kheterpal, […]

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Israeli gunboat fires on fishermen in Gazan waters

  01 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement – Gaza Ramadan Zidan, 51, and his son Mohamed, 20 set sail from the harbor in Gaza at seven in the morning, they didn’t plan to go far, only to fish outside of the harbor. For an hour and half everything went well, it was a beautiful […]

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Christians plan mass at Bethlehem checkpoint

Maan | Published June 1, 2011 17:14 < Palestinians take part in the Palm Sunday rally in Bethlehem on 28 March 2010 near the Gilo heckpoint, against restrictions enforced by Israeli authorities on the transit of Palestinian Christians from the West Bank in occupied East Jerusalem to perform Easter rights in the city. [MaanImages] BETHLEHEM […]

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Gaza’s third generator to resume operations

The headquarters of the main electricity company in Gaza Strip, shortly after being hit by an Israeli missile during an air strike over the city on June 28, 2006 [MaanImages/Wesam Saleh] GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza Energy Authority announced Wednesday that the power station’s third generator would resume operations as of 2 p.m. Since […]

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Netanyahu’s War on Gaza by Stephen Lendman

Stephen Lendman  | Wednesday Jun 1st, 2011 1:15 AM State terrorism Governing lawlessly by any standard, Netanyahu waged war on Gaza since becoming Israel’s prime minister for the second time on March 31, 2009.Under his leadership, May 31 marked the anniversary of Israel’s barbaric slaughter of nine Freedom Flotilla activists in international waters, injuring dozens […]

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Protests Announced For Naksa Day

Wednesday June 01, 2011 10:44 by Kevin Murphy – IMEMC and Agencies Refugees are preparing for a second display of mass civil disobedience on June 5th as part of commemorations of “Naksa Day”. Palestinian refugees plan to once again gather at Israel’s borders between Syria and Lebanon in a repeat of actions taken on Nakba […]

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IOF deploys large force along Arab borders ahead of Naksa Day protests

[ 31/05/2011 – 09:06 PM | PIC ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israel occupation forces (IOF) has deployed  extra forces along the border with Syria and Lebanon as events marking the anniversary of the 1967 occupation of Palestine draw nearer, Haaretz reported on Monday. The move comes to avoid a repeat of what happened as Palestinian […]

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