Archive | October, 2011

Success at UNESCO: One up to the Palestinians ~ by Stuart Littlewood

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? By Stuart Littlewood | Oct 31, 2011 | Palestine Chronicle It makes a nice change for Palestinians to be able to chalk up a success. And admission as a full member to UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) is good news for […]

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Minister Ghoul calls for prosecuting Israel’s war criminals

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures [ 31/10/2011 – 09:42 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of justice Mohamed Al-Ghoul appealed to local and foreign human rights organizations, and pro-Palestinian groups to necessarily document Israel’s crimes and file lawsuits against its war criminals with international courts. In a […]

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Minister Ghoul calls for prosecuting Israel’s war criminals

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures [ 31/10/2011 – 09:42 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of justice Mohamed Al-Ghoul appealed to local and foreign human rights organizations, and pro-Palestinian groups to necessarily document Israel’s crimes and file lawsuits against its war criminals with international courts. In a […]

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Ma’areef: “Israel Suggested Secret Conversations, Which Were Rejected By Palestinian Officials”

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Monday October 31, 2011 13:42 by Majd Qumsieh – IMEMC & Agencies During the Quartet visit to Palestine last week, Israel submitted a proposal to break the current impasse of the peace process. This is by initiating secret direct negotiations, which were immediately rejected by […]

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Mufti of Egypt calls for the protection of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Israeli attacks

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Monday, 31 October 2011 11:52| MEMO The mosque is the third holiest place in Islam, said Dr. Ali Gomaa, and he appealed to the world’s Muslims “to protect Al-Aqsa and stop Israel’s violations” there. The Mufti of Egypt has condemned the “regular and continuous […]

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Occupy Wall Street, Not Palestine ~ by Ben Lorber

By Ben Lorber | Oct 31, 2011 | Palestine Chronicle As pro-Palestinian discourse begins to make its voice heard in the worldwide Occupy Wall Street movement, right-wing organizations and individuals in the United States, including the Republican National Committee and the Emergency Committee for Israel, have denounced the protests as anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. As the […]

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Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Maan News Agency | Oct 31, 2011 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Monday demolished five homes belonging to Palestinians in East Jerusalem, locals said. The demolitions, in Khan al-Ahmar near the illegal Israeli settlement Maale Adumin, displaced 71 people, including 60 children, according to the […]

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Environment official: 95 percent of the aquifer unfit for human use

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category [ 31/10/2011 – 04:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Head of the environment authority Yousuf Ibrahim warned that about 95 percent of the water aquifer in the Gaza Strip unsuitable for human consumption due to high levels of salinity. Ibrahim made his remarks during the TV show […]

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Fact sheet on the PLO’s bid for UNESCO & Celebrations on Vote – video

IMEU, Oct 31, 2011   As part of their statehood bid at the United Nations the Palestine Liberation Organization applied for Palestine to be admitted as a member state to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On October 5, the Executive Board of UNESCO agreed to forward the request to the full body. […]

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Mother of killed Islamic Jihad leader mourns son

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline Maan News Agency | October 31, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The mother of Islamic Jihad military leader Ahmad al-Sheikh Khalil told Ma’an she was laughing with her son hours before he was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Saturday. “We have been […]

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Lieberman renews call for invading Gaza to topple Hamas

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures [ 31/10/2011 – 06:36 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has renewed calls for launching a large-scale military operation against the Gaza Strip to end Hamas’s rule there. He told a meeting for his party Yisrael Beiteinu that […]

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PARC: Settlers burn 2600 Palestinian olive trees in October

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map [ 31/10/2011 – 07:04 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian agricultural relief committee (PARC) said that Jewish settlers had burnt 2600 Palestinian olive trees in October, assessing the Palestinian farmers’ damages as a result at around 156000 dollars. The committee said in its monthly […]

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Hamas appreciates admitting Palestine as full-fledged UNESCO member

Essential Read: The Promised Land ~ by Jad KhairAllah [ 31/10/2011 – 05:56 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas appreciated all countries which voted for the admission of Palestine as a full-fledged member of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). A responsible source in Hamas described the step in a statement on Monday as […]

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Netanyahu needs a history tutor — Can UNESCO experts help?

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Alex Kane on October 31, 2011 | Mondoweiss There was the tall tale told in front of the UN last month about how the last name Netanyahu is inscribed on a 2,700 year-old ring found next to the Western Wall in Jerusalem–despite the fact that […]

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General Conference admits Palestine as UNESCO Member State

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline © UNESCO/Dou Matar UNESCO’s General Conference today voted to admit Palestine as a Member State of the Organization. For its membership to take effect*, Palestine must sign and ratify UNESCO’s Constitution which is open for signature in the archives of the Government of […]

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