Archive | October 5, 2011

IPA Starts New Measures To Punish Detainees

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners of Palestine Action Alert Worldwide Event: Support Prisoners of Palestine Wednesday October 05, 2011 10:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Maariv reported on Wednesday morning that the Israeli Prison Administration (IPA) has started a series of measures to increase pressure on the Palestinian detainees […]

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Former prisoners join hunger strike

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners of Palestine Action Alert Worldwide Event: Support Prisoners of Palestine Maan News Agency | Oct 5, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Former detainees in Nablus started a hunger strike on Wednesday in solidarity with prisoners in Israel who are striking for the ninth consecutive day, a prisoners’ society […]

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Israeli forces detain 11 in overnight raids

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News Agency | Oct 5, 2011 QALQILIA (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 11 people across the West Bank overnight Tuesday, the army said. A military spokeswoman told Ma’an that soldiers entered villages near Qalqiliya, Nablus, Ramallah and Hebron overnight and detained 11 people, who were taken for […]

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Saudi silence on Israeli-seized islands

PressTV –  Wed Oct 5, 2011 9:12AM Saudi Arabia and the Western states have kept silent for decades regarding the occupation of two Saudi western islands by the Israeli regime. Israeli forces reportedly occupied Saudi Arabia’s Tiran and Sanafir Islands in 1967. The two islands are located at the southern end of the Gulf of […]

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Medics: Man injured in (another) hit-and-run attack involving Israeli car

Maan News Agency | Oct 5, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — A 20-year-old man was injured Wednesday after being hit by an Israeli-plated car near Nablus in the northern West Bank, medics said. Nasser Abu al-Kabbash was run over while crossing the road in Beit Dajan, locals said, adding that the driver fled the scene. Al-Kabbash […]

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Israel Builds Settlements and Wants Talks

Related : Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Pierre Klochendler | October 04, 2011 | Antiwar.com JERUSALEM — Days after his halfhearted conciliatory U.N. appearance, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had already approved the construction of 1,100 flats in occupied East Jerusalem. Yet on Sunday, he threw his support behind the new […]

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Minister: Israeli authorities refuse hunger strike demands

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners of Palestine Action Alert Worldwide Event:  Support Prisoners of Palestine Maan News Agency | Oct 4, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israel’s prison administration has refused Palestinian detainees’ demands as prisoners enter their eighth day on hunger strike, the minister of detainees’ affairs in Ramallah said Tuesday. Issa […]

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Over 8,000 teachers to sit-in at UNRWA headquarters amid strikes

[ 04/10/2011 – 07:26 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– More than 8,000 Palestinian teachers are planning on holding a sit-in inside of the UN Relief Works Agency headquarters in Gaza to protest the dismissal of the chairman of UNRWA Arab staff union Suhail al-Hindi. Teachers and staff at UNRWA schools have escalated industrial action against UNRWA […]

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Massive Protest Held In Hebron In Support Of Political Detainees

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category Wednesday October 05, 2011 02:03 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Thousands of Palestinians held a protest in the southern West Bank city of Hebron in solidarity with the political prisoners held by Israel in several prisons and detention camp, and called for their […]

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Residents Hurl Shoes At Convoy Of US Ambassador In Ramallah

Wednesday October 05, 2011 02:29 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies As the convoy of U.S. Ambassador, Dan Shapiro, was driving in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday, several Palestinians threw their shows at the convoy to protest the American stance regarding the Palestinians U.N statehood bid, and its ongoing support to […]

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Anatot Pogrom Victims Suffered Sexual Abuse

Oct 4, 2011 | Richard Silverstein |   Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place Image from publication, ‘The True Right’ with caption: ‘Nazileftist smashed with blows.’ If all I did in this post was tell you about the suffering of Israeli peace activists who were beaten and brutalized at a pogrom at Anatot […]

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#VisaRefused | Tunisia denies visas for Palestinian bloggers

Eleven out of the 12 Palestinians invited to the Tunis meeting had their visas rejected by the Tunisian authorities. Last Modified: 05 Oct 2011 01:47 Some of the Palestinian bloggers, whose visas were denied, spoke to the attendees over Skype TUNIS, Tunisia – As influential bloggers from across the Middle East and North Africa gather in the […]

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