Archive | October 18, 2011

Celebrations in Palestine as prisoners reunite with families – video

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Russia Today | October 18, 2011 There were tears of joy in the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday as friends and relatives welcomed back Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel. Thousands gathered outside the Palestinian presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah to celebrate the moment. […]

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Detainees suspend hunger strike ‘for 3 days’

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 18, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s Ohalei Kedar jail have agreed to suspend their hunger strike for three days, representatives of the detainees said Tuesday. Detainees suspended the strike after prison authorities agreed to end the policy of solitary confinement, […]

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Shalit captors dedicate deal to militants killed in kidnap

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 18, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Militants involved in the kidnap of Gilad Shalit have dedicated the prisoner exchange deal to two men killed during his capture. Israel released 477 prisoners on Tuesday and has agreed to release an additional 550 detainees in […]

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Hamas wing: Israelis ‘will pay’ for prisoners left out of deal

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 18, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israelis “will pay” for their government’s refusal to release all prisoners held in Israeli jails for more than 10 years, a spokesman for Hamas’ armed wing said Tuesday. At a news conference in Gaza City, Abu Ubaida […]

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Sinwar: we will free all captives

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category [ 18/10/2011 – 12:55 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Freed Hamas leader, Yahya al-Sinwar, who was freed today as part of the prisoner exchange deal, said upon his arrival in Gaza that he will work for the release of all Palestinian captives […]

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Palestinian prisoners freed from Israeli jails at last – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures 18-10-2011,14:16 Al Qassam website– Gaza- Palestinian prisoners returned home after many years of detention in Israeli occupation jails. Egyptian TV footage shows freed Palestinian prisoners in their buses crossing the Egyptian borders into the Palestinian lands in Gaza Strip. Ismail Hniya, the Palestinian Prime Minister for Gaza government […]

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Détenus palestiniens : 200 000 personnes à Gaza – video

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Plus de 200 000 personnes étaient réunies ce mardi à la mi-journée sur la place de la Katiba, à Gaza, pour accueillir les 296 prisonniers palestiniens relâchés en échange de la libération du soldat Gilad Shalit. Over 200.000 people were gathered this tuesday noon on the Katiba in […]

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Israel and the March to War

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. “From Tweeting until Termination“   By Richard Silverstein |  Information Clearing House | October 17, 2011 “Tikun Olam” —  Two new pieces from the Israeli media, whose more perceptive journalists are monitoring what I’m beginning to think is a march to war on the part […]

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Caught on Tape: ‫Israeli Abducts Child from Silwan Palestine – video

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category The “Pied Piper of Hamelin” is Alive. Not in Germany but in Oppressed Silwan. No Legends this Time This is the title of a blogpost I wrote on April 14, 2011 about the atrocities and abductions of the children of Palestine. Below, caught on tape an Israeli […]

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UNICEF APPEALS FOR RELEASE OF PALESTINIAN CHILD DETAINEES

URGENT APPEAL OF DEFENCE FOR CHILDREN : Prisoner exchange list does NOT INCLUDE children -PDF East Jerusalem, 17 October 2011 (UNICEF) UNICEF appealed today to the Israeli Government to release all Palestinian children currently in Israeli military detention, following the announcement that they will release Palestinian prisoners as part of a prisoner swap deal. As […]

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Shalit: Hamas treated me well

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures [ 18/10/2011 – 10:30 AM ] Cairo, (PIC)– The Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has told the Egyptian TV in an interview shortly after his release from Gaza on Tuesday that Hamas treated him well during his five years in captivity. Shalit, who said he was dismayed at his […]

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Mishaal to address a press conference on exchange deal

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures [ 18/10/2011 – 10:29 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Political bureau chairman of Hamas Khaled Mishaal is to address a press conference in Cairo on Tuesday evening to talk about the prisoners’ exchange deal. The press conference follows implementation of the first stage of the exchange deal in which […]

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Freed captives arrive to Gaza and Ramallah

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures [ 18/10/2011 – 10:33 AM ] GAZA, RAMALLAH (PIC)– Hundreds of freed captives arrived at noon Tuesday into the Gaza Strip as the implementation of the first phase of the prisoner exchange deal reaches the final stage. PIC correspondent said that coaches carrying the captives crossed the border […]

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Hamas: Prisoner celebrations to include ‘huge surprise’

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 18, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The ceremony in Gaza City to celebrate the release of hundreds of prisoners on Tuesday will include “a huge surprise,” sources close to Hamas told Ma’an. Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and released prisoner Yahwa Sinwar are scheduled […]

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Resistance to bear Palestinian victory

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures PressTV –  Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:3AM GMT Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says resistance will further humiliate the Israeli regime and bring great victories for the Palestinians. President Ahmadinejad made the remarks in a telephone conversation with Palestinian Prime Minster Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday, […]

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