Archive | August 5, 2011

Palestine Children Detention Bulletin – Issue 19 – July 2011

Aug 4, 2011 | Defence for Children International – Palestine Section DCI-Palestine’s monthly bulletin on detention issues. In this issue: New report on Israel’s compliance with ICCPR; Urgent Appeal – Children of Azzun; New report on the situation facing Palestinian children detained in the Israeli military court system; Three new case studies on child detainees. […]

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Settlements imperil Palestine statehood

PressTV – Fri Aug 5, 2011 7:58AM GMT Interview with Hussein Ibish, a senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine Israel has approved the construction of hundreds of new illegal residential units for Israeli settlers in the occupied Palestinian territories. Tel Aviv allowed the building of 900 settlement units in the East al-Quds […]

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Why Aren’t There More Muslim Terrorists? ~ by Mother Jones

After the rush to blame Islamist extremism for the terror attacks in Norway, a new book examines why so few Muslims are terrorists. By Aaron Ross on Mon. August 1, 2011 11:14 AM PDT Louie Palu/ZUMA Immediately after last month’s terror attacks in Norway, Islamic extremism shot to the top of almost every list of […]

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Christians nearly absent in Holy Land

| National Catholic Reporter | Aug. 04, 2011 | By John L Allen Jr Palestinian Catholic Bishara Michael makes the sign of the cross on his son, 3-month-old Gabriel, during an annual Franciscan-led pilgrimage to the Qasr el-Yehud baptism site by the Jordan River in October 2010. (CNS/Debbie Hill) LONDON — By now, the threat […]

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Army Carries Out Three Air Strikes In Gaza

Friday August 05, 2011 10:08 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Friday at dawn, three air strikes targeting Dir Al Balah in Central Gaza and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; damage was reported, no injuries. Image by Arabs48 Palestinian sources in Gaza […]

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Israeli police deploy in force for Ramadan

Published today (updated) 05/08/2011 10:38 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israeli police deployed in force in Jerusalem’s Old City after limiting access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound ahead of the first Friday prayers during Ramadan. “More than 2,000 police and border guards were deployed in Jerusalem,” said a police spokesman, adding access was blocked to the esplanade […]

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#twitterfail | The Occupation of #Palestine Extends to @twitter

Update: Sept 9, 2011 | Twitter lifted the restrictions on @haloefekti. Also on @marmite_news although it seems to be a partial lift and his account not yet appears in public people search Update: Sept 10, 2011 | Twitter lifted the restrictions on @marmite_news now completely visible, as well as from @occpal (this blogs twitteraccount) also […]

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New OCHA report highlights the plight of Palestinians in Area C forced to leave their homes

The mission of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors. UN August 1, 2011 | OCHA TODAY, 1 August 2011, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) launched a new report […]

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Statehood: Two-prong Approach Needed

By Stuart Littlewood What a thought-provoking piece Prof Lawrence Davidson’s latest article is, whether you agree with every word or not. Titled ‘The Palestinian Bid for UN Statehood Recognition’, it makes the point that the Palestinians’ move, which Tweedle-dum Obama and Tweedle-dee Netanyahu (they never contradict each other, you’ll remember) are desperate to discourage, merely […]

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Aug 5, 2011 PALESTINE HEADLINES

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Aug 5, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1514 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! Israeli commander says waiting for 1 stone so his ‘soldiers can fuck this village up’ – Live Updates & Pictures | July 31, 2011 https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/israeli-commander-says-hes-waiting-for-one-stone-so-his-soldiers-can-fuck-this-village-up/ Live updates catched […]

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