Archive | September 9, 2011

UN Secretary-General Supports Full Palestinian Membership

▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid Friday September 09, 2011 07:44 by Alaa Ashkar & Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, stated that he supporters an independent Palestinian State, but added that UN membership for Palestine is an issue that will be determined by member countries. His statements came after […]

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US vows to veto Palestinian statehood bid

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid Maan News Agency | By Arshad Mohammed | Sept 9, 2011 WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States said explicitly for the first time on Thursday it would veto a Palestinian bid for full UN membership, drawing an immediate rebuff from the Palestinians who vowed to press ahead. George […]

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Legal double standards: Itamar and Awarta

Related : Awarta under Siege Israel’s military justice system in the West Bank inflicts wanton punishment, not protection or order. Charlotte Silver| 08 Sep 2011 11:31 | Al Jazeera Military courts in the West Bank don’t provide justice to either Palestinians or Israelis [EPA] Last March, a vicious crime occurred in the occupied Palestinian territories. […]

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US Congress members take junket to Israel: who wins and who loses?

By Reverend Carolyn Boyd * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Sept 8, 2011 “What if we stopped the three billion dollars in aid we give to Israel annually and used the savings to create a national jobs-deficit reduction programme?… This is the time to reallocate financial resources to American families and communities and to […]

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Palestinian state long overdue: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid PressTV –  – Fri Sep 9, 2011 5:30AM GMT United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced his support for an independent and sovereign state of Palestine, emphasizing that a Palestinian state is “long overdue.” “But…the recognition of a state is something to be determined by the member […]

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Catholic News: Air attacks make situation in Gaza unbearable

September 8, 2011 | John Newton and Reinhard Backes | Catholic News Pupils at Holy Family school, Gaza The situation in Gaza is “unbearable” – amid ongoing aerial bombardments – according to church sources there. Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need, Father George Hernández, parish priest of Gaza’s Holy Family Church, said: “The […]

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Who Killed Vittorio Arrigoni? Trial Begins

Related to: Vittorio Arrigoni: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist Why was Vittorio, admired by many Palestinians, killed? By Michele Giorgio – Gaza Translated by Daniela Loffreda – Rome Vittorio Arrigoni was strangled between 14 and 15 April between the hours of 11pm and 1 am. He was still alive in the video filmed by […]

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The PA doesn’t represent me; why should I trust its statehood bid? ~ by Sameeha88

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid Sameeha Elwan | The Electronic Intifada | Gaza Strip | 8 September 2011 Will the PA’s statehood bid be a victory or setback for Palestinians’ historic rights? (Ryan Rodrick Beiler ) Here comes September. The long-awaited month has finally arrived and brought with it controversy over the ramifications of the […]

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Erdogan: “We Will Protect Our Ships En Route To Gaza”

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre Thursday September 08, 2011 23:25 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdgan, stated Thursday that Ankara intends to protect and support all Turkish ships, loaded with humanitarian aid, bound to the besieged Gaza Strip. Turkish PM Receb Tayyip Erdogan – sonara.net “Turkey will be […]

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Silwan youth sentenced to 5 months, after years of Israeli witch hunt, torture & prison

Friday, 9 September, 2011 | 00:34 « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Two young residents of Silwan have been sentenced to 5 months in prison, after a two year long legal battle against Israeli authorities. Omar Ameen Siyam and Mahmoud al-Bana, both 23, weathered two years of prison, house […]

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Venezuela and Turkey Strengthen Ties, Vow to Defend “Cause of Palestine”

Sept 8, 2011 | Juan Reardon – Venezuelanalysis.com  Merida, September 8th 2011 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – On Wednesday representatives of the Venezuelan and Turkish governments announced the successful conclusion of talks aimed at strengthening bi-lateral relations, establishing direct flights between Caracas and Istanbul, and working together within the United Nations (UN) to defend “the cause of Palestine.” The […]

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Turkey vows to challenge Israel at sea

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre PressTV – Thu Sep 8, 2011 11:0PM GMT Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will flex its naval muscles in the Mediterranean, providing a warship escort for any Gaza aid vessels. Turkey has announced that last year’s Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid convoy would not be repeated since Ankara intends […]

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Erdogan: Turkish forces to escort aid to Gaza

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre Defying Israel’s blockade, PM Erdogan says Turkey will send aid shipments to Gaza under the protection of naval forces. Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 23:58 – Al Jazeera In May 2010, Israeli commandos raided a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, killing nine Turks and igniting a diplomatic row [EPA] Turkey’s naval forces would escort […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | Sept 9, 2011

CONTINUOUS UPDATES Photography by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Sept 9, 2011 | Gaza has been under siege for 1549 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 █▌ […]

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