Archive | May 12, 2012

PALESTINE NEWS | May 12, 2012

LIVE BLOG ▶ 3000 PALESTINIANS ON HUNGER STRIKE | #PalHunger continuous updated آخر الأخبار والتحديثات May 12, 2012 | 23373 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1795 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. #PalHunger – 3000 Palestinians […]

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#PalHunger | Unprecedented Malaysian support to the prisoners’ issue

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 06:39 PM ] KUALA LUMPUR, (PIC)– The Malaysian people and the Arab and foreign communities in Malaysia showed great support for the Palestinian issue during the Palestine Week event in Kuala Lumpur while a solidarity sit-in was staged in front of the UN offices. The Palestinian Cultural Organization-Malaysia organized a sit-in […]

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#PalHunger | Adnan: Israeli intelligence contact captives’ families to demoralize them

[ PIC 10/05/2012 – 10:00 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Former administrative detainee and Islamic Jihad leader, Sheikh Khader Adnan warned against dealing with phone calls from anonymous callers to families of captives, because the Israeli intelligence is behind such calls. Sheikh Adnan told PIC correspondent on Friday evening: “Occupation intelligence call captives’ families from private […]

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#PalHunger | Immediate and adequate healthcare needed for hunger strikers – World Health Organisation

Saturday May 12, 2012 12:50 by Sean Mohan – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Israel has been urged to give quick and sustainable health care to Palestinian hunger strikers including their transfer to civilian hospitals. Some 1,600 Palestinian prisoners are currently refusing food in protest against solitary confinement, detention without charge […]

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#PalHunger | EMOHR calls for UN human rights council’s session on hunger strikers

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 09:47 AM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– The Euro-Mediterranean observatory for human rights (EMOHR) called on the member states of the UN human rights council to request a special session addressing the issue of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli jails. “The member states of the council particularly the five Arab countries or one […]

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#PalHunger | Richard Falk: Palestine’s hunger strikers have created a Ghandian moment

Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories and world-renowned legal scholar, argues that despite the silence from Western media and politicians, the extraordinary hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners marks a dramatic shift in Palestinian tactics of resistance. By Richard Falk | Ceasefire Magazine | May 12, 2012   Palestinian children […]

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Jewish settlers seize Palestinian land in Bethlehem

[ Palestinian Information Center 12/05/2012 – 02:31 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Jewish settlers seized Palestinian land in Khader village, south of Bethlehem, on Saturday and started farming it. Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the popular committee in the village, said that settlers from Hanania settlement took control over six dunums of Mustafa Ghunaim’s land and […]

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#PalHunger | Int’l forum of Muslim MPs calls for saving lives of hunger strikers

[ Palestinian Information Center 12/05/2012 – 02:34 PM ] KUWAIT, (PIC)– The international forum of Muslim parliamentarians called in its annual meeting on the UN and the international community to necessarily move to save the lives of the Palestinian hunger strikers and pressure the Israeli government to fulfill their just demands. In the last session […]

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#PalHunger | Prisoner Issa still on hunger strike in solidarity with other striking prisoners

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 02:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights said prisoner Mahmoud Issa is still on hunger strike in solidarity with other hunger strikers after his transfer from his solitary confinement to the general wards. Director of Ahrar center Fouad Al-Khafsh told the Palestinian information center (PIC) […]

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#PalHunger | US silent on Palestinian hunger strikers in pursuit of votes

US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been silent about Palestinian hunger strikers as they depend on the votes of 70 million Americans who support Israel, an analyst says. Press TV | May 12, 2012 The comment comes as Israel’s Supreme Court has turned down an appeal requesting the release of two Palestinian […]

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#PalHunger | Turkish rally supports Palestinian striking prisoners

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 10:17 AM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– Turkish demonstrators marched in downtown Istanbul on Friday in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike for almost four weeks in Israeli occupation jails. A group of human rights institutions and civil society organizations led by the Turkish Association Ozgur Dar, active in […]

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#PalHunger | Detained MP Natshe loses 15 kilograms of his weight

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 10:34 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Hamas MP Mohammed Jamal Al-Natshe has lost 15 kilograms of his weight in the hunger strike he has been waging along with hundreds of other Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails for 26 days. Human rights groups said that there is real danger on the life […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Adnan: Israeli intelligence demoralize captives’ families

Al Qassam Website 12-05-2012,08:00 JENIN – Former administrative detainee and Islamic Jihad leader, Sheikh Khader Adnan warned against dealing with phone calls from anonymous callers to families of captives, because the Israeli intelligence is behind such calls. Sheikh Adnan said on Friday evening: “Occupation intelligence call captives’ families from private numbers, the source of which […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Palestinian prisoners escalate hunger strike in Israel prisons

12-05-2012,08:12 Al-Qassam Website GAZA (Agencies) – Hundreds of Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli jails said on Friday they would shun vitamin supplements and prison clinics in an escalation of their mass protest against detention conditions. “We swear we will not retreat. We are potential martyrs. Either we live in dignity or die,” prisoner organisers […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Undercover troops threw stones at soldiers during nonviolent demos, Commander admits

Saturday May 12, 2012 09:14 by IMEMC Staff – IMEMC & Agencies The commander of an elite Israeli undercover unit has admitted that soldiers dressed up as Palestinians and threw stones at Israeli soldiers during non-violent demonstrations beginning in 2005, in the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank. Undercover Israeli officer arresting Palestinian […]

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