Archive | December 22, 2011

Happy Christmas, O prisoners of the Little Town of Bethlehem ~ by Stuart Littlewood

Related: Israel’s crimes against Christianity | Christianty – in pictures By Stuart Littlewood | Palestine Chronicle | Dec 22, 2011 O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears […]

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A Checkpoint Isn’t Just a Construction

Checkpoints The Movie – The Daily Reality in Palestine A checkpoint is also there to mold consciousness and ideology. (Tamar Fleishman) By Tamar Fleishman – The West Bank | Palestine Chronicle | Dec 22, 2011 Shuafat checkpoint that was inaugurated a few days ago disconnects the residents of the refugee camp from the center of […]

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Jesus Is Behind The Apartheid Blockade ~ by @KawtherSalam

Related: Israel’s crimes against Christianity | Christianty – in pictures The Bethlehem Call: Here we stand – Stand with us Preamble How long, O God, will they steal our livelihood? Oppress, imprison and humiliate our people? Deprive our children of their childhood? Indeed how long, God, will the multitudes of Christians of the world ignore […]

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Jenin Refugee Camp Targeted with High Number of Arrests

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Thursday December 22, 2011 14:14 by Doris Norrito – IMEMC & Agencies  Eight Palestinians were arrested in pre dawn raids during a large scale incursion by the Israeli military on Thursday in the Jenin Refugee Camp. Over 30 arrests have been made in the […]

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Palestinian right to fight occupation not only moral, but legal as well ~ by @myaguarnieri

Related: The Eagle of Palestine | Masked in Gaza – The Untold Story I agree wholeheartedly with Noam Sheizaf’s recent post about the Palestinians’ moral right to resist. But I would like to add that the moral right to resist is also the foundation of the Palestinians’ legal right to resist the illegal Israeli occupation. […]

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Israeli Settlers Enter al-Aqsa for Hanukkah

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map PNN – Palestine News Network 22.12.11 – 22:44 On Thursday morning, more than a hundred Israeli settlers entered the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem under the protection of Israeli police on the occasion of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. No clashes were reported in the […]

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In Gaza – Farming with a Grain of Salt

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 22 December 2011 | Palestinian Center for Human Rights Farming on land that has become almost impossible to farm is now daily reality for 62 year old Naeem El Laham, also known as Abu Mohammed. Together with his wife, […]

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Museum suspends prize to protest @Lacoste exclusion of #Palestine artist ~ Cartoon by @CarlosLatuff

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Hamas agrees to join PLO

Maan News Agency | Dec 22, 2011 CAIRO (Ma’an) — Hamas has agreed to join the Palestine Liberation Organization in a move intended to bolster Palestinian reconciliation, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The report comes as President Mahmoud Abbas met Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Cairo to put “final touches” on an agreement to reconcile […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | Dec 22, 2011

Related: The Eagle of Palestine | Masked in Gaza – The Untold Story CONTINUOUS UPDATES Photography by Ahmad Mesleh آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Dec 22, 2011 | 23230 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1653 days | Spread the News! Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov […]

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Israeli tanks invade and attack south Gaza

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 Israeli tanks (file photo) PressTV – Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:17AM GMT Israeli troops accompanied by tanks and bulldozers have launched a ground incursion into the city of Khan Yunis in the south of Gaza Strip, Press TV reports. […]

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Damn your fathers, you shot baba! ~ by @AbirKopty

The First Intifada | انتفاضة – in pictures Dec 22, 2011 | Abir Kopty مدوّنة عبير قبطي For Arabic version click here This story began when I was looking for a child who has lived through the First Palestinian Intifada (uprising) or been active participant. The project was part of Palestinian bloggers’ campaign to mark the twenty-fourth anniversary of “the First […]

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Former Legislator with No Charges filed, Sentenced To 3 Months administrative detention

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category Thursday December 22, 2011 03:02 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News  The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported that the Israeli “Ofer” Military Court sentenced, Thursday, former legislator, Husam Khader, to three months under administrative detention without charges filed against him. Husam […]

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Palestinian Worker Wounded By Army Fire In Gaza

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 Thursday December 22, 2011 00:23 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies  Palestinian medical sources reported Wednesday that a Palestinian worker, 19 years old, was shot and wounded by Israeli army fire in the northern part of the Gaza […]

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Settlers Attack Child In Jerusalem, Clashes Reported

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Thursday December 22, 2011 02:00 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies  Eyewitnesses in occupied East Jerusalem reported Thursday that a group of extremist Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian child in Al Wad neighborhood, in the Old City, leading to clashes between the residents […]

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