Archive | September 11, 2011

Israeli forces ‘detain 8 fishermen’ off Gaza coast

Related:  Continuous Attacks on Gaza’s Fisherman Maan News Agency | Sept 11, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Sunday detained eight fishermen off the coast of Gaza City, local sources told Ma’an. Locals said Israeli naval boats surrounded a fishing boat belonging to the Baker family near As-Sudanyeh, north of Gaza City and […]

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Giza governor promises not to build another wall around Israeli Embassy

Related: A Nice Friday to Tear Down an Israeli Wall – in pictures MENA |  Al-Masry Al-Youm | Sat, 10/09/2011 – 15:13 Photographed by Namir Galal Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman pledged on Saturday not to build any more walls around the Israeli Embassy after violent clashes the night before. Dozens of protesters stormed the […]

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Birzeit University Students, Staff Protest Settlers’ Vandalism of Campus

Palestine News & Info Agency – WAFA  | Sept 10, 2011 RAMALLAH, September 10, 2011 (WAFA) – Students, administrative staff and workers at Birzeit University (BZU), north of Ramallah, Saturday protested the Jewish settlers’ vandalism of campus on Friday. The protest, organized by BZU students and staff, condemned the vandalism whereby settlers sprayed offensive and […]

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Israel will lose by ‘winning’

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre After last year’s aid flotilla massacre, Israel wrongly believed it could continue operating under a ‘legal umbrella’. Taha Ozhan 10 Sep 2011 |  Opinion – Al Jazeera English Unlike Turkey, Israel has not grasped the massive regional changes inspired by the Arab Spring [AFP] The “top secret” UN report on […]

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▣ Action Alert ▣ A Call To Release Palestinian Journalist

Saturday September 10, 2011 21:08 by UFree Network | – International Middle East Media Center Lawmakers and human rights advocates must intervene to free Samer Allawi, a Palestinian who works as Afghanistan bureau chief for Al Jazeera, says the organization UFree in a press release issued today. Allawi was detained without charges by the Israeli […]

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Today is 9-10-11 | #911 attacks, 10 years on #WTC ~ Cartoon by @CarlosLatuff

Click here for a full scale high res image Cartoons are free to use for activism without previous written permission, courtesy of Carlos Latuff           Contact Carlos Latuff Cartunista, Rio de Janeiro Twitter: @CarlosLatuff E-mail: carlos.latuff@gmail.com MSN: latuffcarlos@hotmail.com Mobile: +55 21 76552333 DON’T TRUST ON WIKIPEDIA! Carlos’ Twitpic Album Most viewed […]

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Undercover Forces Kidnap Five Youths In Gaza

Related: Imagine… this would be YOUR child – in pictures Sunday September 11, 2011 06:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Eyewitnesses reported on Saturday evening that an undercover unit of the Israeli army infiltrated an area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and kidnapped five Palestinian youths, […]

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Medics: Israeli forces shell car in southern Gaza

Maan News Agency | Updated Sept 11, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday fired an artillery shell at a civilian car in southern Gaza causing no injuries, medics said. Gaza medical services spokesman Adham Abu Salmiya said the car was shelled east of Khan Younis. Locals reported hearing a huge explosion near […]

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Palestine’s moment of truth

By Shane McGinley| Sunday, 11 September 2011 | Politics & Economics – ArabianBusiness.com 0 inShare Palestinian politician Hanan Ashrawi says Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has an ‘integrated approach’ to solving Palestine’s problems Hanan Ashrawi is laughing heartily. With rockets shooting over the Gaza Strip and the conflict escalating, the job of a Palestinian politician is […]

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Triumph of groupthink – by Lawrence Davidson

… careerism and narrow interests over honesty and moral courage By Lawrence Davidson * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Sept 11, 2011 There is an interesting phenomenon which we can call “the political retiree’s confession”. I don’t mean all those hyped memoirs, ghost written for all manner of high ranking ex-officials. Here I refer […]

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In occupied Nablus, people live inside a 6-kilometer radius and dream of a normal life

 Lynn Gottlieb on September 10, 2011 | Mondoweiss George Rishmawi is a dedicated activist from Beit Sahour who I’ve known since 1999 when we stood in front of Deiheshe Refugee Camp as he told the story of Palestinian nonviolent resistance against the background of the ordeals of occupation. Over the years we have visited each […]

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Palestinian detainees enter 25th YEAR in Israeli jail on accusation of throwing a molotov with no injuries

Maan News Agency | Sept 11, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians entered their 25th year in Israeli prison on Saturday, the Hamas ministry of detainee affairs said. Muhammad Ziyadeh and Mukhles Burghal are from Lod in central Israel. They are both serving life sentences. Ziyadeh is affiliated to the Popular Front for the […]

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Turkish official slams mooted Israeli reprisals

Maan News Agency | Sept 11, 2011 ANKARA (AFP) — Turkish parliament speaker Cemil Cicek on Saturday blasted ideas attributed to hawkish Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for hitting back at Ankara in the row between the two countries. Israel’s Yediot Aharonot daily reported Friday that Lieberman had suggested supporting recognition by the US Senate […]

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Palestinian president to hold various meetings in Cairo this week

Related: A Nice Friday to Tear Down an Israeli Wall – in pictures MENA | Sat, 10/09/2011 – 17:14 | Al Masry Al Youm Photographed by AFP Palestinian Ambassador to Cairo Barakat al-Farra said on Saturday that Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Cairo on Monday for a three-day visit. Abbas will meet with […]

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Egyptians vent fury as troops defend Israel mission

Related: A Nice Friday to Tear Down an Israeli Wall – in pictures Maan News Agency | Sept 11, 2011 CAIRO (Reuters) – Mustafa Yahya’s mother wailed and tore her robe in the Cairo hospital where her son’s body lay in the morgue, accusing her own country’s troops of killing him as they defended Israel’s […]

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