Archive | February 22, 2012

Palestinian children die, Israelis rejoice

Jews for Justice for Palestinians Feb 21 2012 Enemies, a hate story It is impossible to ignore what is happening to us: Palestinian children die in an accident, and many Israelis are happy about it – and are no longer even ashamed of it. By Gideon Levy, Ha’aretz 19.02.12 The all-clear was sounded as soon […]

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Israeli forces issue evacuation orders in Hebron village

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 22 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Wednesday delivered evacuation orders to residents of Beit Ula village in Hebron. Land owners told Ma’an they found the orders in their fields, dated Feb. 21. The orders said that the family had illegally obtained the land and must leave the property within […]

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Tadamun: Israeli jailers transfer two ill brothers to Ramla jail

[ PIC 22/02/2012 – 01:18 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The international Tadamun (solidarity) society for human rights said the number of Palestinian patients imprisoned in the hospital of Ramla prison rose to eight detainees after two brothers in serious medical condition were transferred from the 1948 occupied land to this institution. Spokesman for the society […]

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On 1st Anniversary in Israeli Prison, Abusisi Charges Mossad Spirited Him from Ukraine in Coffin

Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place Richard Silverstein Febr 21 2012 Dirar Abusisi has just completed his first anniversary as an Israeli prisoner of conscience incarcerated for “crimes” he hasn’t committed and jailed without trial.  He’s been offered deals by the State involving confession to charges without foundation, which would involve accepting […]

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Israeli forces detain 5 people near Rafah

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 22 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained five people who were reportedly approaching the border fence near Rafah, southern Gaza. Marwan Ahmad al-Soufi, Abdullah Muhammad al-Soufi, Ashraf al-Soufi, Muhammad Abu Athra, and Saddam Abu Athra were named as those arrested, Ma’an’s correspondent said. An Israeli army spokesman had no […]

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Israeli policemen arrest 18 Palestinians over Aqsa incidents

[ PIC 22/02/2012 – 04:51 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli policemen arrested 18 Palestinians for involvement in the recent Aqsa demonstrations, the Hebrew radio said on Wednesday. It said that the police extended the detention of ten of them and released the eight others with certain restrictions. Clashes were reported in the Aqsa mosque […]

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Gaza bakeries face fuel shortage

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 22 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The president of Gaza’s bakery owners association said Wednesday that bakeries in the coastal enclave are suffering from a lack of fuel. Abdul Nasser al-Arjami told Ma’an that many bakeries will have to close down in the next few days due to the current fuel […]

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Israeli court to release hunger striker #KhaderAdnan next April

[ PIC 22/02/2012 – 10:22 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli higher court in occupied Jerusalem decided to release Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan who has been on hunger strike for 66 days in protest at his detention. Informed sources told the Palestinian information center that the court canceled the administrative detention and replaced it […]

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Israeli Prison’s Authority Move 120 Prisoners To Unknown Location

Wednesday February 22, 2012 14:14 by George Rishmawi – IMEMC & Agencies One day after the deal between the Palestinian Prisoner Khader Adnan who ended his hunger-strike after 66 days, the Israeli prisons’ administration transferred approximately 120 prisoners from Negev Desert Prison to an unknown location. A press statement issued by the prisoners published by […]

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Israeli bulldozers damage wheat fields in the Negev

[ PIC 22/02/2012 – 04:55 PM ] NEGEV, (PIC)– Bulldozers of the land of Israel department leveled Palestinian wheat and barley fields in the Negev region, the Israeli radio said on Wednesday. The radio said that the bulldozers destroyed hundreds of dunums under heavy police protection fearing angry reaction of Palestinian farmers. Ethnic Cleansing – […]

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Victory of Hunger Striker #KhaderAdnan Partial

(Illustration: Nidal El-khairy) By: Faris Taleb, Fadi Abu Saada Published Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Al Akhbar English The Palestinian prisoners’ movement will never forget Khader Adnan. Its history will record that his “battle of the empty intestines,” as Palestinians refer to prisoners’ open hunger strike, lasted the longest. Adnan was able to do what hasn’t […]

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Hunger strikes end and celebrations begin in Gaza for #KhaderAdnan

IMEU, Feb 22, 2012 This post and the photos included are available for republication with credits. While the people of Gaza have been undergoing an unprecedented electricity and fuel crisis that has significantly affected their living conditions and livelihoods, solidarity with administrative detainee Khader Adnan did not cease and a number of civilians began an […]

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Who turned out the lights in Gaza this time?

GAZA GATEWAY  FEB 16 2012 The current capacity of Gaza’s power station, together with electricity purchased from Israel and Egypt, can supply only 62% of Gaza’s electricity needs Even in coastal Gaza, it’s a cold, rainy February, and the power outages last an average of 12 hours each day, since Gaza’s power plant shut down […]

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Viewpoint: Protesting for peace ~ #KhaderAdnan

BY MOHAMMED-ALI ABAZEED | THE MICHIGAN DAILY Published February 21, 2012 Khader Adnan, a 33-year-old Palestinian man, just completed a hunger strike of 66 days. Israeli forces arrested Adnan on Dec. 17, 2011 in the middle of the night at his home in the Palestinian village of Arraba. Following 18 days of torture and humiliation, […]

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The world must heed #KhaderAdnan’s call: Make Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Day, 17 April 2012, a day of international action

21 February 2012 | Samidoun | ISM Organizational endorsements are welcome for this statement. Please click here or email april17@palestinianprisoners.org to endorse. “I hereby assert that I am confronting the occupiers not for my own sake as an individual, but for the sake of thousands of prisoners who are being deprived of their simplest human […]

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