Archive | April 17, 2012

IPS threatens unprecedented punishments against striking prisoners | #IsraeliJail #PalestinePrisoners

[ PIC 14/04/2012 – 10:00 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli prison service (IPS) has threatened unprecedented penalties and measures in the event the Palestinian prisoners went ahead in their plan of mass hunger strike. The Tadamoun foundation for human rights said in a statement on Sunday that the IPS established a committee to negotiate […]

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Palestinian prisoners… Justice? ~ via @ManaraRam

Reblog of @ManaraRam’s blog This is an art project lead by activist Michal Vexler. The complete project will be uploaded online later on during the year, for now and in the Palestinian prisoners day, enjoy this amazing illusration of the prisoners cause. All facts listed in this illustration have been collected from the following sources: […]

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VIDEO | Gaza health crisis deteriorating | #IsraelKills by Deprivation

PressTV | April 15, 2012 The health situation in Gaza has once again reached catastrophic levels as hospitals face severe shortages in medicines and hospital supplies. According to health officials in Gaza, nearly 500 patients have died due to lack of medicines or their inability to seek treatment outside the blockaded territory since the beginning […]

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Israel blocks entry of 80 foreign solidarity activists | #Airflotilla2

[ PIC 16/04/2012 – 08:24 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli authorities blocked the entry of 80 foreign solidarity activists, who were supposed to visit the West Bank in solidarity with the Palestinian people, on Monday. A spokesperson for the Israeli police said that 78 solidarity activists were detained at Ben Gurion airport including […]

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#Breaking | Palestinian farmer injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:36AM GMT | PressTV A Palestinian farmer has been injured by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip, with no further details on the incident, yet. AO/HJL Featured Gaza Siege Harshness Continues. Israel’s committing slow-motion genocide ~ by Stephen Lendman – March 23, 2012 For who does not understand the need or […]

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Israelis arrest pro-Palestinian activists arriving at Ben-Gurion airport | #Airflotilla2

MEMO | April 17, 2012 The Israeli occupation authorities have arrested a number of foreign nationals who arrived at Ben Gurion Airport to take part in solidarity events in the occupied West Bank. The Europeans were arrested when they arrived on Sunday from airports across Europe, despite attempts by Israel to block the airlines from […]

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Statement No. 1: Leadership Committee of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike | #PalestinePrisoners

Samidoun | April 17, 2012   The following statement, titled Statement No. 1, was issued on April 16, 2012 by the coordinating committee of Palestinian prisoners engaged in a massive hunger strike to launch on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day 2012. Translated from the Arabic. The text of the statement follows: Statement No. 1 Issued by the […]

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Sights that the ‘flytilla’ activists weren’t allowed to see | #Airflotilla2

To distance certain sights from the eyes of the world, the Israeli government has turned its international airport into a military outpost. By Akiva Eldar | Haaretz | April 17, 2012 Source http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/sights-that-the-flytilla-activists-weren-t-allowed-to-see-1.424717#.T40WeCx1DMg.twitter What would Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu do without the massacre in Syria? How would Esti Perez, the presenter of the midday news […]

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Israeli Army Refuseniks – #IsraeliJail #Refusing2Occupy – Video

on Apr 16, 2012 by aicvideo Two Israeli teenagers — Noam Gur and Alon Gurman — publicy refused to serve in the Israeli military earlier today. They explained that they refused to join the army because of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and siege on Gaza, and ongoing Israeli crimes committed against Palestinians. A […]

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Take action on 17 April, call for freedom for Palestinian political prisoners | #IsraeliJail

Submitted by During the hunger strike of Khader Adnan, a global network called for international action on April 17, Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Day. Many organizations responded to the call and events will take place around the world in support of Palestinian political prisoners. Last week, the World Federation of Trade Unions with 80 million members […]

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