Archive | April 4, 2012

IOA renews administrative detention of Hamas MP Hatem Qufaisha with 6 months

[ PIC 04/04/2012 – 08:49 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Tuesday renewed the administrative detention of Al-Khalil MP Hatem Qufaisha for six months. The Hamas MP’s family told the PIC that an Israeli court renewed the detention for the fourth time running. Qufaisha, 52, served 130 months in IOA jails […]

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PA committed to “free speech”, in meanwhile: Female journalist in PA jail carried to hospital

[ PIC 04/04/2012 – 08:50 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian journalist Esmat Abdulkhaleq, who has been held in PA custody for a week, was rushed to hospital after her health deteriorated. Nihad Abu Ghoushe, a member of the journalists syndicate, said on Tuesday that Esmat was returned to the preventive security jail after going to […]

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Amnesty – ICC Prosecutor statement: Fears over justice for Gaza victims

FEATURED | Israel’s attempt to Arrest a 2 year old Palestinian Child – by @LinahAlsaafin Amnesty International | April 4, 2012 Victims of the 2008-9 Gaza conflict may be denied justice © Sharif Sarhan “ This dangerous decision opens the ICC to accusations of political bias ” Source: Marek Marczyński, Head of Amnesty International’s International […]

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Israeli Forces kill 17 year old Child Hisham Misbah Saad east of Gaza city

FEATURED | Israel’s attempt to Arrest a 2 year old Palestinian Child – by @LinahAlsaafin 04-04-2012,13:03 | Al Qassam Website Al Qassam website – Palestinian medical sources reported that the Palestinian Hisham Misbah Saad, 17, was shot all over his body east of Gaza city yesterday. According to our correspondent in Gaza City, the medical […]

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Israel’s Attempt to Arrest 2 year old Palestinian Child ~ by @LinahAlsaafin

Linah Alsaafin | Wed, 04/04/2012 | Electronic Intifada Mo’men Shtayeh probably owns a John Cena shirt, the WWE wrestler who the Palestinian kids hero worship, their shrill voices echoing in neighborhood streets of Cena’s catchphrase, “You can’t see me!” accompanied with waving a hand in front of their faces. Mo’men Shtayeh has seen and knows […]

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Settlers ‘plant trees on privately-owned land’ near Bethlehem

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers have planted trees on privately-owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem, a local official said Tuesday. Popular committee spokesman Ahmad Salah told Ma’an that a group of settlers planted tree saplings on 2,000 square meters of land in the Ein al-Qassis area of al-Khader. The […]

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Marwan Barghouti ‘in solitary for 3 weeks’

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Israeli prison service will keep Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti in solitary confinement for three weeks over his statements to the press, his wife said Tuesday. Fadwa Barghouthi said she tried to visit her husband on Tuesday but was told he will not be allowed […]

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Israeli forces detain 15 (incl. children) in West Bank overnight

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 15 Palestinians overnight Tuesday during raids on the central and southern West Bank, the army said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said 10 people were detained in the Hebron district and five from villages around Ramallah. Four people were detained in Beit Ummar, […]

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Fuel tankers arrive in Gaza

Maan April 4, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A delivery of fuel arrived in Gaza on Wednesday at the Kerem Shalom crossing on the Israeli border, a Palestinian official said. Liaison officer Raed Fattouh said he expected around 400,000 liters of fuel to be delivered on Wednesday, adding that the terminal was equipped to receive […]

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DocJazz to perform in #Amsterdam on May 12 – Spread the word!

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 13:34 | DocJazz.com Doc Jazz is coming back briefly to the land where he was born: the Netherlands. Just like in 2011, he is planning to attend an annual surgical conference there – and just like last year, fans and friends have made a start with organizing a performance in the […]

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