Archive | June 9, 2012

Water desalination projects to solve Gaza’s problems: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

The Electronic Intifada | 8 June 2012 For years, Israel has promoted desalination as the solution for Gaza’s water supply problems — while it has bombed water infrastructure systems. (APA images) The Palestinian Contractors Union recently warned UNICEF, the UN agency for children, of a boycott if it proceeds with offering tenders for the construction […]

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#PalHunger | Rally in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Protestors bang on pots covered in pictures of Palestinian prisoners Mahmoud Sarsak (L) and Akram Rikhawi during a demonstration in their support in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 29, 2012. PressTV Sat Jun 9, 2012 4:49AM GMT Activists have staged a protest rally outside an Israeli jail to show their support for […]

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#PHOTOS | Israel’s violent Crackdown on Weekly non-violent Demos in Palestine | June 8, 2012

LIVE BLOG ▶ URGENT: DEMAND ISRAEL TO RELEASE MAHMOUDSARSAK June 9, 2012 Every week Palestinians, internationals and Israeli activists hit the streets for non violent demos, like usual, met with disproportional violence by Israeli troops. Below an impression of Friday’s June 8, 2012 weekly protests across the West Bank in Palestine against occupation, apartheid, the […]

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UK government rapped over Olympic – Tel Aviv contractor

PressTV Sat Jun 9, 2012 7:6AM GMT Olympic security provider G4S feeds Israeli regime’s military in the illegal settlements with miiltary equipment. Share | Email | Print I condemn the announcement by Israel to authorize the building of 851 new settlement units across the West Bank.” British Foreign Secretary William Hague The British government faces […]

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Turkey: Israel violating international law

[ PIC 09/06/2012 – 06:39 AM ] ANKARA, (PIC)– The Turkish foreign ministry issued a statement on Friday lashing out at the Israeli decision to build 851 new housing units in the occupied West Bank. The ministry said that the construction of more settlements in the occupied Palestinian land was in violation of the international […]

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Jewish settlers damage Palestinian-owned cars

[ PIC 07/06/2012 – 10:01 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Extremist Jewish settlers on Thursday evening attacked Palestinian-owned cars puncturing their tyres and daubing them with racist graffiti reading “death to Arabs” and “revenge”, in the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wahat al-Salam near Beit Shemes in occupied Jerusalem which is a mixed neighbourhood. This attack on […]

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Anti-normalization group condemns Zionist participation in youth conference

[ PIC 08/06/2012 – 08:30 PM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– Youth and Students Gathering to Support Resistance and Confront Normalization in Jordan denounced the organization of a conference for three days in Amman by a Foundation called “Fellowship of Zulia” with the participation of Zionist youths on Friday. The group pointed out, in a statement on […]

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Vandals spray ‘Death to Arabs’ in Israeli village

Ma’an News Agency, Jun 9, 2012 Vandals spray-painted “Death to Arabs” and “revenge” on cars in a village west of Jerusalem on Friday, the Israeli news site Ynet reported. Vandals also scrawled “regards from Ulpana” on vehicles and slashed tires in Neve Shalom, Ynet said. Israel’s Knesset on Wednesday upheld a High Court decision to […]

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American Jewish Groups as “Force Multipliers” of Israeli Government ~ by @Richards1052

Richard Silverstein | Tikun Olam | June 9, 2012 American Jews are extremely sensitive to the charge of dual loyalty.  That is, that they might see their loyalty to Israel as equally or superceding their loyalty of the United States.  This charge makes me uncomfortable as well for obvious reasons. But I have to say […]

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#FootballsHero Sarsak Song- Loosely adapted from Bob Dylan’s Hurricane ~ by @Talkoholic

By kabarita | June 8, 2012 Moukhamad Sarsak was just 22 years old when he tried to cross Erez checkpoint on his way to a match, a soldier sees his ID Cries out “My God  we got a  mevukash  here” Here comes the story of the Hunger strinking man The man the authorities came to […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 3 killed, 23 wounded, including 8 children, by Israel this week

Friday June 08, 2012 01:42 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 31 May– 06 June 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces launched 10 air strikes on the Gaza Strip, killing 3 members […]

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