Archive | May 19, 2012

PALESTINE NEWS | May 19, 2012

LIVE BLOG ▶ PALESTINIANS ON HUNGER STRIKE | #PalHunger LIVE BLOG ▶ Commemorating 64 Years of Catastrophe in Palestine | #Nakba64 LIVE BLOG ▶ Israel Attacks Gaza May 17, 2012 & lies about it | #GazaUnderAttack continuous updated آخر الأخبار والتحديثات May 19, 2012 | 23380 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege […]

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IOA to close Silwan district prior to massive Jewish marches

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 02:31 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) decided to cordon off tomorrow Silwan district in occupied Jerusalem ahead of the marches which extremist Jewish settlers intend to organize to celebrate the Jewish occupation of east Jerusalem and its “reunification” with the western part. Head of the defense […]

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UN official: Israeli practices cause great human suffering

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 05:10 PM ] GENEVA (PIC) — The Assistant UN Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Catherine Bragg, expressed her deep concern about the plight of the Palestinians under occupation, including those rendered homeless after demolition of their homes. She called for ending the policies and the laws that deprive the Palestinians of their […]

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#PalHunger | IPS still isolating Hamid in violation of agreement

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 02:49 PM ] RAMALAH, (PIC)– Relatives of Ibrahim Hamid, a detained leader of the armed wing of Hamas, said on Saturday that he was still held in an isolation ward in the Israeli Askalan jail. They told the PIC that lawyer Hani Al-Alami told them that he was not transferred to […]

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APU calls for immediate act to protect Aqsa mosque

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 04:11 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– The Arab parliamentary union has called on the world community to immediately act to bridle the Israeli attacks on the holy Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The APU said in a statement on Saturday that the Israeli attacks on the Aqsa mosque are in violation of […]

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Jewish settlers destroy olive trees in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 06:12 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A group of Jewish settlers uprooted dozens of olive and almond trees and vineyards in Beit Ummar village to the north of Al-Khalil at dawn Saturday. Coordinator of the popular committee in the village Mohammed Ayyad told the PIC that the settlers sneaked into the Palestinian […]

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Four Palestinians wounded when 50 settlers attack

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 05:45 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Four Palestinians were wounded on Saturday when Jewish settlers attacked their village south of Nablus city, eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter. They said that more than 50 Jewish settlers from Yitzhar settlement attacked Assira Al-Qabaliya village throwing stones at civilians and setting their wheat and olive […]

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IOA extends administrative detention of municipal council member

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 11:04 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) renewed on Friday the administrative detention of Mohammed Nassar, the Jenin municipality council member, for four months. The Megiddo prison administration delayed handing the renewal decision to Nassar, 40, until the last moment of the end of his first six-month administrative […]

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Haneyya: There is no future for occupation on the land of Palestine

[ Palestinian Information Center 19/05/2012 – 10:58 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ismail Haneyya, the Palestinian premier in Gaza, has said that Israeli occupation has no future on the land of Palestine. Haneyya, speaking at a reception for members of aid convoys Miles of Smiles 12 and Ansar 2 after the Friday congregation, affirmed that his […]

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#PalHunger | Gaza girl hopes to see jailed father for first time in 9 years

Maan News Agency | May 19, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Ten-year-old Jumanah Abu Jazar is preparing to visit her father for the first time since he was detained by Israeli forces in 2003. Following the recent agreement between prisoners and Israeli authorities to end hunger strike action, families from Gaza can now visit their […]

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Israeli occupation forces arrest 3 Palestinian children

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 10:42 AM ] QALQILIA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested three Palestinian children in Azzun village to the east of Qalqilia on Friday evening, local sources said. The sources told the PIC reporter that the soldiers arrested Samir Shubaita, 14, Mohammed Salim, 14, and Omar Hussein, 16, while standing in a […]

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In advance of provocative march by settlers, IOA orders closure of Palestinian shops in O. Jerusalem

[ PIC 19/05/2012 – 10:49 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority has ordered Palestinian merchants in occupied Jerusalem to close their shops on Sunday. The Israeli police glued orders on the Jerusalem shops on Saturday calling on their owners to close down on Sunday on the occasion of the so-called Jerusalem Day. […]

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#PalHunger | PA, Arab League to recruit support for prisoners

Maan News Agency | May 19, 2012 CAIRO (Ma’an) – The Palestinian Authority and the Arab League have agreed to take action at different levels to recruit international support to the question of Palestine, especially the case of prisoners in Israel’s custody. Arab League secretary-general Nabil al-Arabi and PLO official Saeb Erekat told reporters Friday […]

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#PalHunger | Detainee On Hunger Strike Since 63 Days Determined To Continue

Saturday May 19, 2012 09:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian sources reported that detainee Mahmoud Kamel As-Sarsak, currently held at the Ramla Prison Hospital is determined to continue his hunger strike until his release or death. Mahmoud Kamel As-Sarsak – ahrarwledna.com Sarsak was kidnapped by the Israeli army more than three years […]

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#Nakba64 | Successful 2012 Nakba event in Amsterdam incl. video ~ by @docjazzmusic

Friday, 18 May 2012 | Docjazz.com | by Dr. Tariq Shadid aka Doc Jazz As announced previously at the Musical Intifada website and elsewhere, an event was held in Amsterdam at Argan Youth Centre on May 12th, in commemoration of the 64th year of the Zionist-perpetrated Nakba against the Palestinian people. The event was organized […]

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