Archive | September 2, 2011

PRESS RELEASE FROM BEETHOVIANS FOR BOYCOTTING ISRAEL | London BDS | Sept 1, 2011 – video

Posted on 2 September 2011 by London BDS Royal Albert Hall Friday 2nd September 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new vocal ensemble, Beethovians for Boycotting Israel (BBI), gave its debut performance at a Prom concert at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday evening. Their first piece was intricately interwoven with Webern’s Passacaglia, played by guest artists the […]

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Zahhar: Abbas should implement or scrap unity deal

Maan News Agency | Sept 2, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Senior Hamas figure Mahmoud Zahhar said Thursday that President Mahmoud Abbas must take decisive steps to implement or scrap the reconciliation deal agreed between his party and the president’s Fatah movement. Slamming the status quo, where May’s agreement lingers without its provisions coming into force, […]

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Armed settlers attack Jalud and tell villagers to evacuate

Maan News Agency | Sept 2, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Armed Israeli settlers attacked Jalud village south of Nablus on Friday demanding that villagers leave their homes, a Palestinian official said. Clashes broke out and Israeli police arrived on the scene, where they fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse villagers, Ghassan Doughlas, the […]

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Israel forms team to fight lawsuits over flotilla attack

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre [ 02/09/2011 – 01:56 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel has decided to form a special legal team to fight possible lawsuits against its military staff in the international criminal courts. The Israeli Attorney General and Ministry of Justice have been bracing for likely lawsuits against Israel’s military personnel who […]

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PA asks IOA to confiscate Palestinian lands

[ 02/09/2011 – 10:46 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Authority in Ramallah city has urged the Israeli occupation authorities to confiscate Palestinian land in the city after owners of the land refused to sell it to them to use is as dumping site, the local Watan TV channel reported. According to the channel, the […]

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“Dignity” Ship Prevented From Sailing To Gaza

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre Friday September 02, 2011 08:23 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Authorities in Greek prevented the “Dignity” solidarity ship from sailing to the Gaza Strip to deliver humanitarian supplies. Dignity Ship – File Ship organizers reported that Greek coastguards held the ship in Crete Island, south of Greece, […]

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Turkey downgrades ties with Israel

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre Ankara expels Israeli diplomat and suspends military co-operation ahead of release of UN report into 2010 flotilla raid. 02 Sep 2011 10:14 Israel has refused Ankara’s demands for an apology for the raid aboard the Mavi Marmara [Reuters] Turkey has downgraded diplomatic ties with Israel and suspended military co-operation between […]

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“Israel” Prison Service launches offensive against Palestinian prisoners as Ramadan ends

[ 02/09/2011 – 10:09 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli Prison Service has launched a fresh offensive against Palestinian prisoners as the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, a prisoners’ rights expert has reported. Raafat Hamdouna said the coming days should see major developments inside the Israeli prisons as the prisoners prepare to […]

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Davutoglu : “It is time Israel pays a price”

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre New York Times | Sept 2, 2011 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says it is expelling the Israeli ambassador and cutting military ties with Israel over the country’s refusal to apologize for last year’s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Friday Turkey is downgrading diplomatic […]

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Inside the factually challenged UN Report on Israel’s flotilla massacre

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre By Max Blumenthal – Fri, 2011-09-02 11:37 | Al Akhbar English The much anticipated United Nations Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Inquiry on the 31 May 2010 Flotilla Incident was published today. The investigative committee that produced the report, known as the Palmer commission, had no power to subpoena […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 17 killed by Israeli forces, including 5 civilians

Gaza Under Attack- in pictures | Part 1 | Part 2 | Friday September 02, 2011 09:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 18– 24 Aug. 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces […]

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Hamas nixes UN’s flotilla probe

The Palmer Committee Final Report – UN  – DOWNLOAD PDF The Palmer Report: Another Attempt by Israel to Whitewash Murder? PRESS RELEASE  PressTV –  Thu Sep 1, 2011 10:11PM GMT Hamas’ spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri Hamas has dismissed the UN’s inquiry into the last year’s lethal Israeli assault against an aid flotilla, which was bound for […]

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Israel’s Danny Danon to Clinton: Declare Turkey a terror-supporting state

Today’s Zaman |  Sept 2, 2011 A hawkish Israeli politician reportedly wrote a letter to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday, asking the US to declare Turkey a terror-supporting state, the Jerusalem Post reported early on Friday. Danny Danon, who is also deputy Knesset speaker, wrote a letter to Clinton after Foreign Minister […]

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#OliveRevolt – in pictures

29 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On the final Friday of Ramadan, Palestinians and supporters alike peacefully marched towards Jerusalem from four directions in a symbolic attempt to enter Jerusalem which has been illegally annexed by Israel, preventing fasting Muslims from worshiping during the final holy days of Ramadan. Yet more than […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Sept 2, 2011

CONTINUOUS UPDATES Photography by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Sept 2, 2011 | Gaza has been under siege for 1542 days | Spread the News! The Palmer Committee Final Report – UN Investigation in the Mavi Marmara Massacre – DOWNLOAD PDF The Palmer/Uribe Report: Another Attempt by Israel to Whitewash Murder?  – PRESS RELEASE https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/09/01/the-palmer-committee-final-report-pdf-un-investigation-in-the-mavi-marmara-massacre/ Videos […]

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