Archive | June 26, 2012

Palestinians stage sit-in at Red Cross demanding release of medical neglected critically ill prisoner

[ 25/06/2012 – 10:01 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Relatives of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, human rights activists, and sympathizers have staged a sit-in in Al-Khalil and asked for the release of Ala’a Hassuna whose life is in imminent danger. Dozens of relatives took part in the sit-in staged in front of the Red Cross […]

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#PHOTOS | Israel Demolishes Historic Islamic Sites In Jerusalem

IMEMC | June 26, 2012 The Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage issued a press release, on Monday, revealing that Israeli bulldozers destroyed and demolished historic Islamic sites dating back to the Umayyad and Abbasid eras, in addition to the Ottoman era in occupied Jerusalem. Some of the demolished sites are a mosque and a […]

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Decision to oust Caterpillar from influential ethical investing index linked to Israeli use of tractors

WE DIVEST | June 26m 2012 Role of Israel’s use of the tractors in the decision suggests that a sustained campaign by pro-Palestinian groups has had some effect. By: JTA Posted on Haaretz.com on June 23, 2012, 1:59 am The sale of Caterpillar tractors to Israel was a factor, but not the determining one, in […]

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Municipality arrests two men for home improvements

Jerusalem Municipality workers in Silwan backed by Israeli armed forces Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) | Tuesday, 26 June, 2012 Two Jerusalem Municipality officers, backed by armed Israeli forces, forced entry to a Silwan resident’s home today and placed him and a laborer under arrest. Khaled Shweki and a local handyman were carrying out home improvements on […]

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Court extends detention of young residents of Silwan including several children

Silwanic | Tuesday, 26 June, 2012 | 01:17 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The detention periods of several young residents of Silwan and Wadi al-Joz were extended by an Israeli court yesterday. Kayed al-Rajabi (34) of Baten al-Hawa) and Nael Abu Sirya (27) of Al-Thuri were arrested on 12 June but remain in detention without charge, […]

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