Archive | May 12, 2012

#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Haniyeh: Prisoners have reunited Palestinians

Maan News Agency | May 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Friday said prisoners had reunited the Palestinian people and would soon achieve victory in their mass hunger strike. “We are on the brink of victory in the prisoners’ strike, and we are ready and willing to sacrifice for […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Fighting Israeli detention, Palestinians resort to hunger strike

Ayman Mohyeldin, NBC News, May 12, 2012 Few people in the West would recognize the names Bilal Diab or Thaer Halahleh.After all, they didn’t seek refuge in an American embassy beyond the reach of a repressive government or publicly decry the behavior of America’s adversaries. However, their names have become a rallying cry for human […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Hunger Strikes Highlight Israeli Injustice ~ by Stephen Lendman

Indy Bay Media | Stephen Lendman | May 13, 2012 Israel treats Palestinian prisoners horrifically. Cruel and unusual punishment is policy. Detention conditions include torture, intimidation, and other abusive practices.Hunger strikes first began in 1968. Nablus Prison detainees initiated them. Numerous others followed. At issue is abusive treatment and appalling prison conditions. Medical neglect causes […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Why the PA is afraid of the “intifada in Israeli jails”

  Al Qassam Brigade | 12-05-2012,13:48 By Linah Alsaafin from Palestine: On Thursday, May 10th, word traveled around that Palestinian Authority de facto president Mahmoud Abbas was coming to the prisoners’ solidarity tent in al-Bireh, near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, at 6pm. As I explained in this week’s Electronic Intifada podcast, this […]

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#75DaysVsApartheid ▶ Aruri to PIC: Breakthrough expected in prisoners’ issue

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 03:15 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Saleh Al-Aruri, political bureau member of Hamas, told the PIC on Saturday that a breakthrough was in the offing in the case of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. He said that following Hamas contacts with Cairo, the Egyptian authorities held intensified contacts with Israel regarding the […]

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#PalHunger | Four casualties in IOF quelling of March including child, foreign activist

[ PIC 12/05/2012 – 03:03 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) violently suppressed a rally in Beit Ummar village, to the north of Al-Khalil, on Saturday injuring four participants including a child and a foreign activist. Yousef Abu Maria, the coordinator of the national campaign in the village, said in a press release […]

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Occupation displaces hundreds of families from southern al-Khalil

[ PIC 11/05/2012 – 09:39 PM ] AL-KHALIL (PIC)– IOF troops, on Thursday raided the eastern region of Yatta city south of Al-Khalil, in the occupied West Bank, and notified its residents to evacuate the area, as preparations for the demolition of houses within one month from the notification’s date. Hajj Essam Mohammed Abu Musab […]

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