Archive | March 8, 2012

Italy to Keep Palestinian Issue High on International Agenda

WAFA News Agency | March 8, 2012   By Malak Hasan RAMALLAH, March 8, 2012 (WAFA) – Special Envoy of the Italian Minister for the Mediterranean and the Middle East Maurizio Massari Thursday stressed Italy’s engagement to keep the Palestinian issue a top priority on the international agenda. Massari told WAFA as Europe they have […]

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Medics: Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Hebron

Maan News Agency | March 8, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man in the southern West Bank on Thursday, medical officials in the village of Yatta told Ma’an. An Israeli military spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment. If updates available post will be updated

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Palestinian female detainees tell horrific stories of abuse in Israeli prisons

Al-Arabiya |  Thursday, 08 March 2012 Women show their solidarity with Hanaa Shalabi, a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike to protest her detention by Israel, at a rally in Palestine. (File photo) By Amjad Samhan | Arabiya Ramallah Throughout the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, around 800,000 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli authorities, more than 10,000 of […]

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Despite Her Deteriorating Condition, #HanaShalabi Continues Her Hunger-strike

 Thursday March 08, 2012 14:01 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian political detainee, Hana’ Ash-Shalabi, 30, is ongoing with her hunger-strike for the 22nd day in a row, rejecting her illegal administrative detention, and demanding her immediate and unconditional release. Several human rights groups in Palestine expressed concern over the health condition of […]

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Non-violent Women’s Day demo of women at the Qalandia checkpoint violently suppressed by Israel – Photography & Video

March 8, 2012 Photography by @ibnezra, @ActiveStills and @JalalAk_jojo Today women held a non-violent protest at Qalandia checkpoint which was met by the occupation forces with severe violence, tear gas, rubber coated metal bullets and excessive deployment of the scream (LRAD).  More about  (health) dangers of Israeli “weapons disguised as riot dispersal” From Media: Al […]

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Settlers Uproot, Steal Olive Trees near Bethlehem

WAFA News Agency | March 8, 2012 BETHLEHEM, March 8, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Thursday uprooted and stole Olive trees from a land that belongs to Palestinians in Umm el-Fahem area near Bethlehem, according to witnesses. The land’s owner told WAFA that he was shocked to wake up this morning and find around 230 […]

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Japan Donates $16m to Support Palestinian Children

WAFA | March 8, 2012 RAMALLAH, March 8, 2012 (WAFA) – The Japanese government donated around $16 million to provide essential support to Palestinian children and women in partnership with UNICEF, Thursday said a UNICEF press release on. UNICEF-oPT Special Representative Jean Gough stated in a press release that the donation illustrates Japan’s commitment to […]

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Israel ‘detains 13-year-old’ in Nablus

Maan News Agency | March 8, 2012   NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Thursday detained a 13-year-old boy from Nablus in the northern West Bank, relatives said. Muhammad al-Tanji Abu Thira was taken to Majedo prison in Israel, his mother Latifa told Ma’an. Latifa is a former detainee who was freed in the October […]

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Palestine buried two of it’s children. Killed by “Israel” ~ Photography

March 8, 2012 – by Khawlah On March 6, 2012 2 children: Hamza Jaradat, 13 and Ziyad Jaradat, 12-yr old were killed by deliberate by zionist troops left behind ordnances in Sa’ir, West Bank Palestine. Two children died while the “State of Israel” last year yelled proudly to create a mine free “Israel” after 12-year-old […]

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Hana Shalabi’s mother: My daughter is dying in prison

Maan News Agency | March 8, 2012 JENIN (Ma’an) — As the world marks International Women’s Day, the mother of hunger-striking detainee Hana Shalabi appealed to the international community to save her daughter. “I demand that the world stands by her now. My daughter is dying in prison. We are also dying here. This is […]

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Int’l Women’s Day: Free Hana al-Shalabi, Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for 3 weeks ~ Cartoon by @CarlosLatuff

Carlos Latuff | March 8, 2012 Now, Hana al-Shalabi approaches the completion of her third week on hunger strike. Like Adnan, Shalabi, 29, is protesting administrative detention, torture and humiliation at the hands of Israeli soldiers: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/03/201236135637391546.html Click on image to enlarge. Source and more at Latuff Cartoons. For all other posts for Hana’ Ash-Shalabi Hana’ […]

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Hungering for Justice on International Women’s Day: IPSC calls for the release of hunger striker Hana’ Shalabi and salutes Palestinian women’s resistance

Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign | March 8, 2012 Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, International Women’s Day Statement, Thursday 8th March 2012 To mark International Women’s Day 2012, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign wishes to highlight the case of Palestinian political prisoner and hunger striker Hana’ Shalabi. 29-year-old Hana’ has been on hunger strike for 22 days. She […]

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Israeli Settlers Uproot and Take 100 Olive Trees Owned By Palestinian Farmers

  Thursday March 08, 2012 12:22 by Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC News  Palestinian farmers, from the southern West Bank villages of Al Khadier and Beit Iskaria, announced that a group of settlers stormed on Thursday morning their lands uprooted 100 young olive trees and took it all away. JAI olive Planting day with Palestinian children […]

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Presidential spokesman: Arab delegations to visit Palestine

Maan News Agency | March 8, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said Wednesday that delegations from Bahrain, Qatar, Tunis and Jordan are set to visit Palestine. Abu Rudeinah said that President Abbas had invited the delegations to Palestine while attending the International Conference on Jerusalem in Doha in late February. The […]

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Roadmap To Apartheid highlights Palestinian struggle

The New Age | March 8, 2012 Zwelakhe ShangaseIn celebration of the international Israel Apartheid Week, two directors have produced a thought-provoking film that explores the parallels between Israel in the present day and South Africa during its apartheid years. Israel Apartheid Week runs from March 5-11 and the film, Roadmap To Apartheid, will be […]

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