Archive | September 29, 2011

Ahmad Qatamesh: Israeli Prisoner of Conscience

Stephen Lendman | September 28, 2011 On April 21, 2011 at 2:00AM, Israeli soldiers arrested Qatamesh at his brother’s Ramallah home. An hour earlier, his wife (Suha), daughter (Hanin), and two female relatives were held hostage to force his surrender. At gunpoint, they forced Hanin to call him. When connected, a soldier threatened to hold […]

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Pro-Israel whitewash of 10-year-old’s killing unravels in court (and online)

Seham on September 29, 2011 | Mondoweiss Pro-Israel whitewash of 10-year-old’s killing unravels in court, Max Blumenthal abir aramin Al Ahkbar English: One day in 2007, Israeli Border Police officers swept into the in the village of Anata just north of Jerusalem and began firing rubber bullets at a group of children who had thrown […]

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Israeli Military To Start Working On A New By-pass Road Soon

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Thursday September 29, 2011 10:45 by Mais Azza – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli military bulldozers are expected to start construction work to build a by-pass road in the southern part of the West Bank, Palestinian media sources reported on Thursday. The Israeli military informed […]

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MP Attoun suffered heart failure in abduction

[ 29/09/2011 – 10:07 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Palestinian MP Ahmed Attoun said he suffered “severe trauma” when he was abducted Monday by Israeli occupation undercover soldiers as medics in Bikur Holim hospital have discovered signs of heart failure. Attoun said Wednesday in a statement leaked by his lawyer that scattered bruises covered his […]

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Gilo plan ‘a flagrant violation of international law’

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category 29-09-2011,12:42 | Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Ankara- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu issued on Thursday September 29th, 2011 statement condemning decision by Israeli occupation authorities to permit construction of new homes in the illegal Israeli settlement of “Gilo” in the Occupied East […]

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Human Rights Organisations Demand PLO and International Community Uphold Victims Rights

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video 29 September 2011 | Palestinian Center for Human Rights    During the 66th General Assembly, the world’s attention has been focused on issues surrounding recognition of Palestinian Statehood. However, as human rights organizations we believe that the true question is not only one of Statehood per se; rather […]

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HaSharon prison rejects visitation appeal by longtime separated couple

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category [ 28/09/2011 – 08:38 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– It was a day of disappointment for Ukrainian native Irena Sarahna after Israeli prison authorities denied her the right to visit her husband Ibrahim Sarahna, 41, as the couple, being held in separate prisons, have been banned […]

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Leila Khaled in Lipstick: Palestinian Women Out of Frame

Images of Khaled and other icons of the seventies are reproduced at Framed-Unramed, an exhibition at the Ethnographic and Art Museum, in partnership with the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit University. Rasha Hilwi | Al Akhbar English | September 29, 2011 Birzeit University is hosting a unique exhibition of works by Palestinian artists dating […]

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‘Free Palestine’ Book Now Posted Online as Holy Land looks to United Nations for Justice and Liberty

 Salem-News.com | Sept 28, 2011 Radio Free Palestine is 172 pages with over 110 colour photos. It can now be read by visiting http://www.radiofreepalestine.org.uk (LONDON) – A book telling the plight of the Palestinians under the longest military occupation in modern times has just been made available on the Internet in flip-page form. It comes […]

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Netanyahu Rejects International, Arab, Criticism Of News Settlement Expansion Plan

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Thursday September 29, 2011 07:30 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, rejected international and Arab condemnation of a newly announced Israeli plan to build 1100 new homes in the Gilo illegal settlement, in occupied East Jerusalem. Part of […]

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Abbas wishes Peres a happy new year while occupation seals West Bank

[ 28/09/2011 – 09:31 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– PA president Mahmoud Abbas phoned the Israeli occupation president Simon Peres to wish him a happy new year on the eve of the Jewish new year, while the occupation sealed the West Bank for four days starting Wednesday evening. PA press sources said that Abbas expressed best […]

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B’Tselem & ACRI on the illegal suppression of protests in Nabi Saleh – video

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video IMEU | Sept 29, 2011 In a press conference to members of the media at Nabi Saleh, B’Tselem detailed their findings about how the Israeli Occupation Forces have denied the residents of Nabi Saleh their right to protest, as well as the excessive force used to suppress the […]

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Handicapped Palestinians sell handmade products to maintain independence – video

PressTV – September 28, 2011 Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children, a registered Palestinian NGO located in Gaza city, has been working in the field of deaf education and allied services since 1992. Literally thousands of deaf children and adults and their families are served annually at Atfaluna through deaf education, audiology, speech therapy, income generating […]

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Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category PressTV –  Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:20PM GMT Thousands of Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons go on hunger strike to protest detention conditions. Thousands of Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons have begun a three-day hunger strike to protest “an escalating series of punitive measures by […]

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