Archive | February, 2012

#HanaShalabi – Palestinian female detainee on 14th day of Hunger Strike

MEMO FEB 29 2012 Hana al-Shalabi, who has been in prison without charge for two years, to also take up peaceful resistance through hunger-strike. This month, the news has been dominated by the ever worsening situation in Syria. Within the Palestinian arena, the case of Khader Adnan; the West bank activists who risked his life […]

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IAEA’s Iran report contrary to Western expectations: Soltanieh

Iran’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali Asghar Soltanieh PRESSTV Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:33AM GMT Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the UN body’s latest report on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program has defied the expectation of some Western countries. The recent report by IAEA Director […]

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Protestors disrupt Netanyahu’s anti-Iran speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu PRESS TV Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:48AM GMT Protesters have disrupted a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claiming Tel Aviv’s concerns that Iran would take control over Persian Gulf’s energy resources thus prompting a surge in oil prices. Netanyahu’s speech at a conference on environmentally friendly economic growth […]

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Israel inciting the world about Iran’s Nuclear activities, itself denying investigation by the IAEA while…

More former Dimona employees with cancer sue for neglect A view of Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor PRESS TV Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:56PM GMT The number of workers suffering from cancer who have filed lawsuits against the Dimona nuclear plant over the lack of proper safety measures is on the rise. Victims say the high […]

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Israel orchestrates plot to penetrate Syrian territories

A picture taken from the Syrian side shows the Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli annexed Golan Heights (File Photo). PRESSTV Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:2PM GMT Israel is reportedly preparing the grounds for military meddling in Syria by creating chaos in the southwestern Syrian province of Quneitra near the Israeli border. Informed […]

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Military radio targets protesters for future arrests

24 February 2012 | Israeli Military Radio- Online | ISM Shuhada Street in Hebron today may become the scene of a confrontation, as hundreds of left-wing Jews and Arabs are expected to march there to protest the closure of Shuhada Street from Palestinians. Police and army will attempt to keep order. At 12:00 today (Friday) […]

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Dear fellow American Christians: Speak up against suffering

Wednesday, February 29 2012|+972blog By Andrew Miller and James-Michael Smith   Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. —Matthew 5:9   We are writing to you, our fellow Christians from the United States, with which the State of Israel has enjoyed a unique relationship since its founding, because we are […]

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Palestinians, prisoner, Israeli jail

ISLAM TIMES FEBRUARY 29 2012 Islam Times – A protest rally was held in front of the International Committee of the Red Cross office in al-Bireh, central West Bank, in support of Hana Shalabi, who has been on a hunger strike for almost two weeks. She was released in a prisoner swap deal between Hamas […]

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Make some noise: Malcolm X in Gaza

AL RESALAH FEB 29 2012 – JOE CATRON At the end of the United States’ Black History Month, one week after the 47th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination in New York’s Audubon Ballroom, and another week shy of my first year in Gaza, I attended a talk on X at Gaza’s Centre for Political and […]

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So you won’t know what really is going on…. in Palestine

February 29, 2012 Aside from jailing Palestinians, attacking, shooting, ransacking  press and TV stations, detaining politicians, lawmakers, women and even children, violating every law and resolution possible, now Israel critizes Palestinians asking the United Nations look into the violations, demolitions, excavtions or – in short –  the whole package of zionist tools of ethnic cleansing […]

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#HanaShalabi – Israeli court delays verdict on hunger striker

[ PIC 29/02/2012 – 02:55 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli military court in Ofer has decided on Wednesday to postpone verdict on the administrative custody of Palestinian young woman Hana’a Shalabi that was challenged by its lawyer. The lawyer Jawad Bulous said that the court adjourned without specifying another date for its next hearing […]

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We Are With Hana Shalabi and Al Aqsa: Demonstration in the No Go Zone in Beit Hanoun – VIDEO

by Nathan Stuckey 29 February 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Israeli riot police have entered the Al Aqsa Mosque Compound, Palestinians have struggling to protect it for days. After 66 days Khader Adnan has ended his hunger strike, hopefully, soon, he will be home with his family. Even before his hunger strike ended the […]

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Newspapers Review: Calls for a Security Council Fact Finding Focus of Dailies

WAFA FEB 29 2012   RAMALLAH, February 29, 2012 (WAFA) – Two of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies Wednesday focused on the Palestinian leadership calling on the United Nations Security Council to organize a fact finding mission to the Palestinian Territory to monitor Israeli settlement activities. The third newspaper, al-Quds, focused on an Israeli government […]

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In speech to hawkish US Jews, Netanyahu omits major threats

Wednesday, February 29 2012|Mairav Zonszein | 972 Magazine   Attention American Jewish leaders: In outlining the major threats facing Israel, the prime minister patronized you by leaving a few out, which I’m sure you must be well aware of. Last week on Sunday evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed leaders of the hawkishly-led Conference of […]

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Time to abandon the illusion of negotiations with Netanyahu

MEMO FEB 29 2012 Mustafa El-Barghouthi, the Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative movement and an elected legislator, has reiterated that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Palestinian people. “All of the Israeli occupation authority’s actions in the city are illegal, void, and do not lend any legitimacy to the ongoing attempts at […]

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