Archive | April 26, 2012

#PalHunger | Palestinian prisoners on 10th day of hunger strike despite Israeli attempts

[ PIC 26/04/2012 – 09:42 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails have continued their hunger strike for the tenth day on Thursday despite Israeli attempts to break the strike. The Israeli prison services (IPS) did not stop trying to dissuade the prisoners away from continuing in their strike starting with savage […]

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Jewish settlers pelt Palestinian cars near Jenin

[ PIC 26/04/2012 – 09:49 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Jewish settlers threw stones on passing Palestinian vehicles along the Jenin-Nablus road on Wednesday night and damaged a number of them, locals said. One of the drivers, Mohammed Naji, told the PIC that settlers, who were gathering near the evacuated Homesh settlement, threw rocks at passing […]

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#PalHunger | PCHR Calls upon the International Community to Save Lives of Bilal Diab and Tha’er Halahla Who Initiated Hunger Strike

PCHR | Thursday, 26 April 2012 08:30 Ref: 49/2012  The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is concerned over the lives of two administrative detainees, Bilal Diab and Tha’er Halahla, who have been on hunger strike for two months.  PCHR holds the Israeli occupation authorities fully responsible for their lives and calls upon the international […]

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Fatah’s disingenuous college election victories ~ by Khalid Amayreh

26-04-2012,08:29 | Al Qassam Website By Khalid Amayreh Fatah leaders in the West Bank are quite euphoric about a series of college election victories the movement’s student arm, the Shabiba, or Youths, has scored recently. Fatah’s media outlets interpreted these victories as a real transformation in the popularity of the ruling party in Ramallah. Some […]

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The right to water: Water cistern demolitions in Hebron area

Joseph | 23 April 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Monday April 23, 2012, the Israeli occupation forces destroyed four water cisterns outside of the city of al-Khalil (Hebron). Two of the destroyed cisterns were located in the Abweire area, a small agricultural neighborhood of 400-500 residents northeast of al-Khalil. The other two […]

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VIDEO | It’s time to harvest the crop: Accompanying farmers in Gaza under Israeli fire ~ by @Rosa_Schiano

by Rosa Schiano Translation by Claudia Saba 23 April 2012 | il Blog di Oliva Renad Salem Qdeeh Israeli soldiers have already started shooting onto the land along the border of the Gaza Strip. Two injured just in the first two days of the harvest. Renad Salem Qdeeh, 33, was collecting he crop from her […]

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Haniyeh calls on Arab nation to consolidate the steadfastness of Palestinians

[ PIC 25/04/2012 – 09:54 PM ] KHAN YOUNIS (PIC) — Ismail Haniyeh, the Palestinian prime minister, urged the Arab Muslim nation to support Palestinians and strengthen their steadfastness and persistence on the Palestinian land. Haniyeh said in statements, after inspecting the examinations of applicants for teaching positions in Gaza that the siege imposed on […]

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#PalHunger | Palestinian prisoners remain steadfast despite the occupation’s tyranny

[ PIC 25/04/2012 – 09:58 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian captives in occupation jails continue the battle of “empty stomachs” against the Zionist violations showing great steadfastness and heroic resistance in face of the occupation’s plans to break their will. Mazen Fokaha, the spokesman of the high national committee for the support of prisoners, told […]

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Azhar called on the nation to support and protect Jerusalem from Zionist plans

[ PIC 25/04/2012 – 09:50 PM ] CAIRO (PIC) — During a speech, on Tuesday, to the Egyptian Conference to break the siege on Jerusalem, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb emphasized Egypt’s and Al-Azhar’s support for the Palestinian people and to breaking the Zionist siege imposed on occupied Jerusalem explaining that supporting Jerusalemites in […]

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#PalHunger | PCHR Warns Against the Continuing Obstruction of Detainees’ Visitation at Detention Centers of ISS

Thursday April 26, 2012 01:17 by Palestinian Center For Human Rights The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is concerned over the restrictions imposed by the Internal Security Service (ISS) against lawyers’ visits to their clients, who are detained at detention centers of the ISS, which is considered a violation of legal principles. In the […]

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