Archive | June 22, 2011

Palestine, Israel and America: the Strategic Void

Jun-22-2011 13:25 | Dr. Alan Sabrosky Salem-News.com “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, le”   — Sun […]

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Demonstration in Beit Hanoun

21 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement At 11 A.M. this morning we gathered for the weekly demonstration against the occupation in Beit Hanoun.  This demonstration was different from the other demonstrations though.  Today, a troupe of young girls were joining us.  The girls were part of the Vittorio Arrigoni summer camp that had been organized by the […]

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Israel ups West Bank demolitions

PressTV –  Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:37PM There has been a sharp rise in the number of Palestinian structures razed by Israel in the West Bank this year. Israeli troops have increased demolition of Palestinian homes in the West Bank this year, leaving over 700 people homeless, a rights group says. Israeli human rights group […]

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Netherlands embraces Israel tighter, squeezing out human rights

Adri Nieuwhof |The Electronic Intifada |22 June 2011 Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Maxime Verhagen with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (Yossi Zamir /Newscom ) While Israel continues its ruthless occupation and oppression in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Syria’s Golan Heights, the right-wing government of the Netherlands plans to deepen its economic collaboration with Israel […]

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Ghoul receives French delegation working to prosecute Israeli war criminals

[ 22/06/2011 – 01:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza Minister of Justice Mohammed Faraj al-Ghoul welcomed to his office on Tuesday French legal experts interested in prosecuting Israeli leaders before the International Criminal Court over war crimes committed in the 2008-9 aggression against the Gaza Strip. “From the perspective that we are oppressed by Israel through […]

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Children without Jerusalem ID – AIC – video

  Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:34 Alternative Information Center (AIC) The application for a Jerusalem identification card for seven-month-old Silwan resident Nouralden Abbassi was recently rejected by the Israeli Ministry of Interior. Israel denies Silwan resident Nouralden Abbassi, 7 months old, a Jerusalem ID card (photo: Jill Kestler-D’Amours)    The Ministry argued that because Nouralden’s […]

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Trade Not Aid Convoy to Gaza – video

Aloha Palestine – Samouni Project – Ken O’Keefe | June 21, 2011 After five years of an illegal and brutal blockade of Gaza, a plan is finally announced to replace aid with trade so that the Palestinian people can shed their charitible dependency status in Gaza and live in dignity by developing their own economy. […]

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Israel deports the Spanish PSCC worker and university trainer Ignacio Garcia-Pedraza

21 June 2011 | Civil Peace Service Gaza | International Solidarity Movement Ignacio Garcia-Pedraza, a Spanish PSCC worker and Al Quds University trainer, 36 years old and living in Madrid, has been informed this morning at 9:00 a.m. by the Israeli Ben Gurion airport authorities that he had been denied the entry into Israel and […]

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Israeli settlers attempt take over of Jerusalem home

Published today 17:46 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Beit Safafa family said several members were brutally beaten by Israeli settlers on Wednesday morning, in an attack that was said to have lasted four hours starting just after midnight. The Zawahra family lives adjacent to an Israeli settler outpost known as Giv’at Hamtous, located in a Palestinian […]

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B’Tselem: Sharp increase in home demolitions

Published today (updated) 22/06/2011 18:35 Members of the Younis family watch while their home is demolished in the West Bank village of Azzun Atma near Qalqiliua, January 11, 2011. [MaanImages/Khaleel Reash] JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — In the first six months of 2011, a report from the Israeli rights group B’Tselem said Wednesday, Israeli forces have demolished […]

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After 4 years, Bil’in says wall route being moved

Published today 18:18 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Observers said Wednesday that the Israeli military had began dismantling a portion of the separation wall in the village of Bil’in, six years after the high court declared the route of the wall illegal. A statement by local activist group the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee, however, said the new […]

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Waed calls on Merkel, Sarkozy to see fair release of 7,000 Palestinians

[ 22/06/2011 – 03:15 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Waed prisoner society in Gaza has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy to help see the release of 7,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody similar to the recent repeated calls the politicians made to Gaza to free captured Israeli soldier Gilad […]

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Mishaal confers with Turkish FM, other officials

[ 22/06/2011 – 03:17 PM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– Hamas political bureau chairman Khaled Mishaal conferred in Istanbul on Wednesday with Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other officials soon after his arrival. A senior diplomat told the AFP that Mishaal discussed with the Turkish officials the Palestinian reconciliation agreement and Palestinian and regional developments. He […]

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IOF troops round up head of Jerusalemite prisoners committee, others

[ 22/06/2011 – 01:57 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A joint force of the Israeli police, border police, and intelligence blasted its way into the home and workplace of Amjad Abu Asab, the head of the Jerusalemite prisoners committee, in Suwana suburb near the gates of the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Yacoub, Amjad’s […]

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The truth behind another Israeli expulsion trick ~ by Amira Hass

Published 01:30 22.06.11 | Latest update 01:30 22.06.11 | Haaretz The artificial division between Areas A, B and C was supposed to be erased from the map, and dropped from the discourse, in 1999. Instead, Israel has sanctified and perpetuated it. By Amira Hass Of all places, it is in Azzariyeh, east of Jerusalem, that […]

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