Archive | February 20, 2012

EU boycotts Iran oil under Israeli pressure

A distinguished professor says the Zionists have pressured oil-starved European countries to reject Iran’s oil, thereby impacting financial markets around the world. Press TV Febr 20 2012 Press TV has conducted an interview with Paul Sheldon Foote, professor at the California State University in Irvine, to further discuss the issue. The following is a transcription […]

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Palestinian Al-Haq human rights activist barred from attending UN meeting

Director-General of al-Haq organization Shawan Jabarin Press TV Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:12PM GMT Israel’s security apparatus, Shin Bet, has prevented head of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, al-Haq, from leaving Israel to attend a UN meeting. Director-General of al-Haq organization Shawan Jabarin was set to attend a UN Human Rights Council conference in […]

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Khader Adnan footage from inside the hospital – Democracy Now – video

Freedom for Khader Adnan …. Long Live Palestine, Long Live Khader Adnan. The footage from the hospital surfaced on Sunday Feb 20, 2012 on his 64th day of the hunger strike …. but it seems to be older than the day it surfaced on. Khader Adnan is shouting: “The Strike will go on, The Strike […]

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Prisoner Khader Adnan on Hunger Strike Tied to his Hospital Bed, says Group

WAFA FEBR 20 2012 TEL AVIV, February 20, 2012 (WAFA) – Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who has been on hunger strike for 66 days in a row, is still shackled to his hospital bed in spite of claims to the contrary, Physicians for Human Rights – Israel said Monday. It said in a statement that […]

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Emergency fuel arrives from Egypt via Gaza tunnels

Maan News Agency Febr 20 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A limited delivery of fuel arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday, brought in through underground tunnels from Egypt, as the energy authority director said he expects a long term solution to the widespread blackouts to be agreed with Egypt this week. The fuel has […]

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Witnesses: Israeli undercover agents seize Ramallah man

Maan News Agency Febr 20 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli undercover forces abducted a man from the West Bank city of Al-Bireh on Monday, locals told Ma’an. Two private cars stopped at the entrance of the Palestinian Red Crescent association before Israeli agents seized Omar Abu Rwayyis, 23, who works as a security guard, they […]

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PALESTINE NEWS | Feb 20, 2012

“Israel kills by deprivation of Healthcare” Facts tweeted earlier now storified آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Feb 20, 2012 | 23290 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1713 days For news of previous news days Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter NEW PAGES ON THIS BLOG —— OVERVIEWS CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED █▌ CHILD ARRESTS […]

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Bobby Sands’ spokesman, close friend calls on Israel to immediately release Khader Adnan

Ali Abunimah, Feb 20, 2012 Electronic Intifada | IMEU Bobby Sands died on 5 May 1981, aged 27, after 66 days on hunger strike against British refusal to grant political status to him and other Irish republican prisoners. Today, as Khader Adnan is on his 65th day of hunger strike, the Secretary of the Bobby […]

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Jewish settlers storm Aqsa under police protection

[ PIC 20/02/2012 – 12:34 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Two groups of Jewish settlers stormed the holy Aqsa mosque on Monday morning under Israeli police protection, eyewitnesses said. Quds Press quoted those witnesses, inside the Aqsa mosque, as saying that the settlers strolled in the mosque’s yards with heavy police escort. They said that […]

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Nabil Al-Arabi and the Mufti of Jerusalem discuss ways to deal with Israeli attacks on religious shrines

MEMO FEBR 20 2012 The Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Dr Nabil Al-Arabi, and the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein, yesterday discussed recent developments in Palestine and the action required in the face of continued Israeli attacks on religious shrines. In remarks made to reporters, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein said that his […]

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Prisoners in Ashkelon strike to support Khader Adnan

MAAN NEWS AGENCY | Published Saturday 18/02/2012 (updated) 19/02/2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s Ashkelon prison have started an open hunger strike to support Islamic Jihad affiliated prisoner Khader Adnan, the Palestinian prisoners’ society said Sunday. Prisoner Nasser Hmeid told the society’s lawyer Kareem Ajwah that six prisoners already started a hunger strike […]

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Israeli Police Allow Extremist Jews on al-Aqsa Yards

WAFA FEBR 20 2012 JERUSALEM, February 20, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli police Monday allowed several extremist Jews on al-Aqsa Mosque yards in spite of tension in the area following clashes on Sunday between Palestinians and Israeli police, according to a Mosque guard. He told WAFA that Israeli police stationed at Bab al-Magharbeh, the only gate […]

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Israeli Forces Arrest Three Palestinians in West Bank

WAFA FEBR 21 2012 WEST BANK, February 20, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Monday arrested three Palestinians from across the West Bank, according to local and security sources. Israeli forces arrested a 23-year-old Palestinian from the town of Qabatiya, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after raiding his house. Forces also raided […]

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Legislation to Allow Settlers to Take Over West Bank Land

WAFA FEBR 20 2012 JERUSALEM, February 20, 2012 (WAFA) – The Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank, which is part of the military government, is promoting legislation that would allow Jewish settlers to open new dirt roads in the West Bank without official approval under the pretext of protecting so-called state land, the Israeli […]

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Heartwrenching. Moussa 72-yr old Father of Khader Adnan keeps fighting for his son. Will you fight too? – Photography

Febr 20 2012 Impression of today’s solidarity demos and sit-ins in Jenin and Ramallah Related: We will not let you down Khader Adnan! ~ Photos & Action Alert Related: All Posts about Khader Adnan Technorati Tags: Khader Adnan,#KhaderAdnan,Palestine,Palestinian,Israel,Human rights,Hunger Strike,Prison,Trial,Adminstrative Detention,MENA

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