Archive | May 16, 2012

The Zionist scenario – now and in the future ~ by Lawrence Davidson

By Lawrence Davidson | Redress | 17 May 2012 Lawrence Davidson assesses the chances of a Zionist victory – possession of all Palestine from the Mediterranean to the Jordan River and ethnically cleansing the land of Palestinians. He argues that, with Palestinian resistance worn out by Israeli brutality, repression and sanctions, hope for the Palestinians […]

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#Nakba64 | Arab League stresses on the Palestinian refugees’ right of return

[ 16/05/2012 – 09:25 PM ] CAIRO (PIC) — The Arab League stressed, on the 64th anniversary of the Nakba, on the right of Palestinians in the Diasporas to return to their lands, and demanded the Zionist entity to stop its ongoing practices and violations in the occupied territories. The Arab League also emphasized, in […]

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Nunu: Barak’s statement a slap in the face of those still betting on negotiation

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 04:03 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza government spokesman Taher Al-Nunu has said that the statement by Israeli war minister Ehud Barak on borders of the Hebrew state pointed to uselessness of any future negotiation process. He said in a terse statement on Wednesday that the statement was a slap in the […]

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#PalHunger | Hamdan: The resistance will act if Israel violates its deal with hunger strikers

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 04:00 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas foreign relations official Osama Hamdan said the Palestinian resistance has many cards to use against the Israeli occupation if it tried to circumvent its recent agreement with leaders of the Palestinian hunger strikers. “It is something habitual for the Israeli occupation to manipulate the terms […]

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#Nakba64 | 64th Anniv. of Nakba Commemorated in Dublin – May 15, 2012 – VIDEO

May 16, 2012 Video by planxtysumoud Yesterday in Dublin, Palestinians, Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign activists and people of conscience marked 64 years since predominantly European colonizers wiped their country off the map, cleansing the land of their villages to brutally install the state of Israel. Nakba Day — meaning “catastrophe” — commemorates the 750,000 to […]

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Hebron teen ‘injured by tear gas canister’ in a direct hit in the face

Maan News Agency | May 16, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — A Palestinian teenager was seriously injured Wednesday in clashes with Israeli forces at Hebron’s al-Arrub refugee camp, a local official said. Omar Haitham Badawi, 18, was hospitalized after he was struck in the face by a tear gas canister, local popular committee spokesman Muhammad Awad […]

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#PalHunger | The family of administrative detainee Suleiman Skafi demands his release

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 06:03 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family of the administrative detainee Mohammed Suleiman Tawfiq Skafi, from Al-Khalil city in the West Bank who had participated in the dignity strike in an attempt to achieve his release and to end his administrative detention since 10 months, expressed their deep concern about his […]

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#PalHunger | Prisoners’ achievements

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 07:22 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Tadamun for Human Rights has revealed more details of the agreement signed the day before yesterday under the Egyptian auspices between the captive movement’s leadership and the occupation Prison Service. Ahmed Al-Betawi, a researcher at the Foundation, quoted Mohamed Sabha, a leader in the captive movement, […]

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#Nakba64 | A sit-in tent outside the Netherlands parliament to mark Nakba

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 05:41 PM ] THE HAGUE (PIC) — The Palestinians in the Netherlands commemorated the 64th anniversary of the Nakba in a sit-in tent outside the Parliament in The Hague, highlighting the prisoners’ issue and their suffering in the Zionist occupation’s jails, celebrating simultaneously the victory of the prisoners, who finally achieved […]

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IOF soldiers kidnap child in Al-Khalil village

[ PIC 15/05/2012 – 09:53 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped a 16-year-old child from Beit Ummar village to the north of Al-Khalil on Tuesday, local sources said. They said that Humaidan Abu Maria was detained at the entrance to the village, adding that the soldiers beat him up before taking him […]

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#Nakba64 – The Palestinians’ never ending catastrophe ~ by Alan Hart – @alanauthor

Redress | By Alan Hart | 16 May 2012 Alan Hart argues that Zionism’s mission is the complete liquidation of the Palestinian presence in historical Palestine and that, “unless the major powers led by America summon up the will to call and hold Zionism’s monster child to account for its crimes, there will be a […]

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#Nakba64 | Al Nakba… Palestine Unhealed Wound

Al Qassam Website | 16-05-2012,08:06Al Qassam website (Agencies) – A statement by the Land Research Center / Arab Studies Society, Commemorating the 64th anniversary of the occupation of Palestine On May 15, of every year, Palestinians commemorate the darkest moments of their history when Jewish Zionist brutal gangs took over most of Palestine with the […]

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#Nakba64 | Israeli forces arrest 20 Palestinians & injure 250 during An-Nakba day

Al Qassam Website 16-05-2012,07:52  Al Qassam website (Agencies) -Confrontations launched between the Palestinian protesters and the Israeli occupation forces in the day that coincides the 64 anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe), 15th May. Confrontations started between the Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters in al-Fwar refugee camp in Hebron, during a march launched from the […]

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#Nakba64 | MK Baraka: The Nakba day is to renew loyalty to our homeland

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 09:08 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Arab Knesset member Mohamed Baraka said the Palestinians commemorate the Nakba anniversary to renew the vow of allegiance to their occupied homeland and Palestinian identity, and not to celebrate the occasion. In a press statement on Tuesday, Baraka appreciated the massive popular participation in the […]

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IOF troops fire teargas bombs on civilians: elderly, women & kids in northern Gaza

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 09:05 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian citizens were treated for breathing difficulty after Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired a number of teargas canisters on northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday night. Adham Abu Salmiya, the spokesman for emergency and ambulance services in Gaza, said that the IOF soldiers fired at least six […]

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