Archive | July 16, 2012

#PALESTINE NEWS | July 16, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 16, 2012 | 23876 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1860 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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Israel occupying Palestine is against Christianity

The Hindu | July 16, 2012 Tackling the crisis faced by the Palestinian people through religious and theological discourse, reverend Jamal Khader, chairperson of the department of religious studies and dean of arts at Bethlehem University, said that the occupation of Palestine by Israel is against the tenets of Christianity, and “contrary to all that […]

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PRESS RELEASE | TIAA-CREF Shareholders Meet to Elect New Trustees Amidst Calls for Continued Divestment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We Divest | July 16, 2012 On July 17, 2012, human rights organizations will take part in a series of nationwide protests (details below) to coincide with the annual meeting of the College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) being held in New York City. These organizations will be urging the pension fund giant […]

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Soldiers Abuse Palestinian Youth While Kidnapping Him

Monday July 16, 2012 08:34 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Archive – Arabs48 Israeli soldiers assaulted and abused Mahmoud Al-Badan, 17, after breaking into his home, Sunday, in Tiqua’ town, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped him before driving away to an undisclosed location. Mohammad, the father of the youth, […]

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#REPORT | The Humanitarian Impact of the Barrier | July 2012

New Report by UN OCHA | July 2012 QuickFacts The Barrier consists of concrete walls, fences, ditches, razor wire, groomed sand paths, an electronic monitoring system, patrol roads, and a buffer zone. The Barrier’s total length (constructed and projected) is approximately 708 km, more than twice the length of the 1949 Armistice (‘Green’) Line, which […]

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