Archive | April 12, 2012

PALESTINE NEWS | April 12, 2012

Christianity & Easter in Palestine – Beautiful Photography آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Apr 12, 2012 | 23343 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1765 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | Pictures Aug | Oct | Dec 2011| Jan […]

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Originally posted on Welcome to Palestine:
WAFA April 12, 2012 JERUSALEM, April 12, 2012 (WAFA) – An Israeli peace group Thursday called on the Israeli government not to stop international activists who plan to fly into Tel Aviv airport next week to demonstrate their support for the Palestinians. Under the slogan, “Welcome to Palestine,” some…

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Originally posted on Welcome to Palestine:
by Claire Schaeffer-Duffyon Apr. 12, 2012 NCR Today More than 1200 international activists are scheduled to arrive at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, this Sunday for a “fly-in,” protesting Israeli isolation of the West Bank. The travelers, who include families with children, are participants in Welcome to…

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Originally posted on Welcome to Palestine:
Irish Times | April 12, 2012 MARK WEISS in Jerusalem BETHLEHEM’S MAYOR has urged Israel to allow hundreds of international activists, expected to arrive this weekend as part of the Welcome to Palestine solidarity campaign, to travel freely to the West Bank. Israel views the fly-in as a “provocation”…

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What To Do If You Are Denied Entry | #Airflotilla2

RIGHT TO ENTER WEBSITE  Before we list some things to do if you are faced with denied entry, we must reiterate here the value in preparing before embarking on your trip.  Making sure relatives and/or your legal counsel have copies/scans of your passport and making sure you have with you numbers of your representatives in you […]

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Eleven Palestinian Political Detainees Continue their Hunger Strike

Call for Int’l Action: Show your support on Palestinian (Child) Prisoners Day  Thursday April 12, 2012 17:22 by Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Eleven Palestinian political prisoners continued on Thursday their hunger strike, Palestinian human rights groups reported. According to the report two of them Thaer Halahla and Bilal Thiyab have entered on Thursday […]

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Dozens wounded, arrested in IOF quelling of Bilin conference

[ PIC 11/04/2012 – 06:34 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Dozens of local and foreign activists were either wounded or detained when Israeli occupation forces (IOF) cracked down on participants in the 7th international Bilin conference near the Ibrahimi mosque in Al-Khalil on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses said that participants on the second day of the conference, which […]

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Beit Hanoun remembers Vittorio: “When he spoke you had to listen”

by Nathan Stuckey | 11 April 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza One year ago Vittorio Arrigoni was murdered. Since coming to Gaza, Vik, as everyone knew him, had been a regular at Beit Hanoun’s weekly demonstrations against the no go zone and the occupation. Vik had devoted his life to ending the occupation. Sadly, […]

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Three Palestinian farmers wounded in Jewish settlers attack

[ PIC 12/04/2012 – 11:43 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Three Palestinian farmers from Aqraba village, near Nablus, were wounded on Thursday morning after Jewish settlers attacked them. Hamza Dairiya, a member of the committee in defense of Aqraba land, said that a group of settlers attacked the farmers while returning home with sheep heads and […]

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The occupation imposes total siege on Ram in northern occupied Jerusalem

[ PIC 12/04/2012 – 01:38 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM,(PIC)– The Zionist occupation imposed a total siege on Ram neighborhood north-east occupied Jerusalem after closing its principal entrance this week using big cement blocks to prevent residents’ movements. The occupation army claimed that the reason behind this closure was the rise of hostile attacks against “Israel” […]

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Specialists warn of forcing genetic tests on detainees

[ PIC 12/04/2012 – 01:06 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Specialists have warned, during a seminar organized by Ministry of Prisoners Affairs on Wednesday to commemorate the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day attended by a number of doctors, lawyers, and ex-detainees, of the seriousness of DNA testing that the occupation authorities have forced on the Palestinian prisoners stating that […]

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Hamas urges the media to cover the prisoners’ hunger strike

[ PIC 12/04/2012 – 09:18 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas has urged the world media to cover the Palestinian prisoners’ open-ended hunger strike in Israeli jails out of concern with such a humanitarian case. The movement said in a statement on Wednesday that the prisoners decided to wage their hunger strike on 17 April to […]

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IOF soldiers round up 7 Palestinians in Nablus, Al-Khalil

[ PIC 12/04/2012 – 11:42 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up seven Palestinians in Nablus and Al-Khalil at dawn Thursday, eyewitnesses said. They said that IOF soldiers arrested five Palestinians in Yanun village to the south of Nablus after clashes between inhabitants and Jewish settlers in which three Palestinians were wounded. […]

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Call for international Action: Show your support on Palestinian Prisoners Day

12 April 2012 | International Solidarity Movement This week International Solidarity Movement is calling for international solidarity in the run up to Palestinian Prisoners Day on the 17th April. The Palestinian prisoners struggle needs immediate international attention as Israel’s treatment of prisoners under a military judicial system starkly violates international law and fundamental human rights. […]

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