Archive | July 5, 2012

#PALESTINE NEWS | July 5, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 5, 2012 | 23865 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1848 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates NEW REPORT Published by Adalah, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights | June […]

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#PalHunger | Hunger striker Rikhawi in critical condition in Israeli jail

Al Akhbar |  July 5, 2012 Two human rights groups have launched an urgent appeal for the release of a Palestinian man on his 85th day of a hunger strike in an Israeli jail. Akram Rikhawi has been refusing food since April 12 over Israel’s refusal to release him despite long-standing medical conditions including diabetes […]

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Violent confrontations in Doheisha refugee camp

[ PIC 05/07/2012 – 09:26 AM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed Doheisha refugee camp in Bethlehem at dawn Thursday and served summonses to a number of young men before engaging in violent confrontations with its inhabitants. Eyewitnesses said that young men threw stones and empty bottles at the invading troops who responded […]

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#PalHunger | Zoabi: Occupation is punishing prisoners for success of their strike

Qassam Website | 05-07-2012,11:36Al Qassam website- Ramallah- Hanin Zoubi, an Arab member of Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has stated that the Israeli political revenge against prisoners was due to what have been achieved in the most successful strike in the history of the Palestinian prisoners’ cause. Zoubi received a letter from the prisoners which revealed the […]

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Eghbariye: Israeli government backing settlers in their attacks

[ 05/07/2012 – 09:21 AM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Arab member of the Israeli parliament Dr. Afo Eghbariye has accused the Israeli government of backing the Jewish settlers in their attacks against Palestinians and their property. Eghbariye said in a press release on Wednesday that the Netanyahu government was showing off its evacuation of Ulpana […]

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More Settler Land Grabs In North Jordan Valley

Thursday July 05, 2012 13:23 by Giulio Pusateri – IMEMC & Agencies The residents of the Rotem settlement in the North Jordan Valley seized Palestinian land Wednesday as part of their continued illegal expansion. Israeli hilltop settlement in Jordan Valley On Wednesday settlers from Rotem, an Israeli settlement in the northern part of the Jordan […]

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Israeli plan to confiscate Mount of “Gerizim”

[ PIC 05/07/2012 – 10:15 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation government decided to convert Mount of “Gerizim” in Nablus to a garden and a nature reserve run by the Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority and the Israel Antiquities Authority in an attempt to confiscate it. Palestinian sources considered this measure as […]

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Oxfam Report Condemns Israeli Occupation Policies in Jordan Valley

Thursday July 05, 2012 13:47 by Craig Harrington – IMEMC & Agencies A report published by UK-based Oxfam International reveals the fragility of Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley to be the direct result of illegal Israeli settlements.   Israeli checkpoint separating Palestinian communities from their farmland in the Jordan Valley On Thursday Oxfam International, […]

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Occupation prevents a cancer patient from Jenin to get treatment in Jerusalem

[ 05/07/2012 – 10:47 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM,(PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces prevented at Ram checkpoint, a cancer patient from Jenin, from traveling to Jerusalem to get treatment at Augusta Victoria Hospital, the only hospital providing comprehensive services to cancer patients, including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgical interventions after the PA health ministry stopped referring Palestinian […]

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Originally posted on Desertpeace:
Arafat had suffered intestinal inflammation, jaundice and a blood condition known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC, according to French medical records. But the records were inconclusive about what brought about DIC, which has numerous causes including infections, colitis and liver disease. * As PA prepares to exhume body, Israel calls…

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Haniyeh calls for an independent Arab Commission to investigate Arafat’s death

[ PIC 05/07/2012 – 11:27 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza called for the formation of an independent Arab Commission to investigate the death of President Yasser Arafat and to prosecute those responsible for his death after a Swiss Institute found “surprisingly” high levels of polonium-210 in the iconic leader’s clothing following an […]

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IOF soldiers arrest another Palestinian in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 05/07/2012 – 01:13 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (IOF)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested a Palestinian youth in Sorif town, Al-Khalil, after breaking into his family home on Thursday, local sources said. A Palestinian security source told Quds Press that Mahdmoud Abu Humaidan was taken from his family home after wreaking havoc on it. IOF […]

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Palestinian prisoner Noor Jaber transferred to hospital in serious condition

[ PIC 05/07/2012 – 02:00 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli jailors transferred Palestinian prisoner Noor Jaber to hospital in serious condition on Thursday after he fainted, the Palestinian prisoner’s association said. Amjad Al-Najjar, the chairman of the association, said that Jaber, who is serving 17 life sentences, was injured in his leg on his arrest […]

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#VIDEO | PCHR: Occupied Lives: “She might never walk again”

Qassam Website 05-07-2012,11:16 On 17 June 2012, at around 11:30 pm, Israel’s forces launched 2 missiles from helicopters, targeting a civilian owned private metal workshop in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. As a result, Rami Shawqi Mansour (25), his wife Amani Ismail (25) and their 5 month old daughter Layan, civilians that were walking […]

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Settlers Uproot 41 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Thursday July 05, 2012 03:31 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A group of extremist Israeli settlers uprooted, on Wednesday morning, 41 Olive trees that belong to a resident of Tal village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. File – Farmlands Burnt By Settlers Ghassan Douglas, in charge of settlements file […]

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