Archive | July 21, 2012

#PALESTINE NEWS | July 21, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 21, 2012 | 23881 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1865 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 | Palestinian prisoner Akram Rikhawi on 100th day of hunger strike

Maan News Agency | Published 21/07/2012 (updated) 22/07/2012 11:59 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – As Muslims all over the world start fasting for the first day of Ramadan, Palestinian prisoner in Israel’s custody Akram Rekhawi enters his 100th day on hunger strike. Fasting hours in Muslim countries range from nine to 20 hours a day, but Rekhawi, […]

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Richard Falk: Israel’s Pattern of Abuse is Inhumane, Cruel, Degrading and Unlawful

Al Qassam Website 21-07-2012,09:04 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Richard Falk, condemned Israel’s use of solitary confinement against Palestinian children, as reported earlier by the UN Special Committee on Israeli practices in the Occupied Territories. He urged the Israeli Government […]

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Palestinian MK Ahmad Tibi receives death threats for tearing Kahane photo

Maan News Agency | July 21, 2012   JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Ahmad Tibi, a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, has received death threats after tearing up a picture of Jewish extremist Meir Kahane, the MK’s office said Saturday. On Wednesday, Tibi tore up a photo of the extremist Rabbi while addressing the Knesset, Israeli media […]

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Amnesty: Israel should let Syria refugees enter Golan

Maan News Agency | July 21, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International has contacted Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak after he was quoted as saying he would act to prevent Syrian refugees from entering Israeli-occupied areas of Syria. “They (refugees) have not chosen to come close to us, but in the event of the […]

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Israeli army attack demonstrators in Bil’in

Al Qassam Website 21-07-2012,10:25 Bil’in – About 60 demonstrators gathered in the small village of Bil’in in the northern part of the West Bank. The gathering was part of the weekly demonstrations which take place all over the West Bank on Fridays to protest the separation barrier and the illegal Israeli occupation. Today also marked […]

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UFree calls on Israel to release all Palestinian MPs

[ PIC 21/07/2012 – 10:36 AM ] OSLO, (PIC)– The European network to support the rights of Palestinian Prisoners-UFree demanded Israel to release all Palestinian lawmakers from its jails. Head of the network Mohamed Hamdan said in a press release that the Palestinian lawmakers enjoy parliamentary immunity and Israel’s persistence in detaining Palestinian lawmakers is […]

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Israel Tightens its Military Procedures, Put Checkpoints in Jerusalem

Al Qassam Website | 21-07-2012,09:07 Al Qassam website – Sources in Jerusalem said that about 100 thousand worshippers attended the Friday prayers on first day of Ramadan at the Aqsa Mosque. The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage said that large numbers of Palestinians from the city, 1948-occupied towns and the West Bank started arriving […]

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Settlers destroy olive trees in Palestinian field for the 2nd time in 24 hours

[ PIC 21/07/2012 – 10:41 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers destroyed vineyards, olive and almond trees of a Palestinian farmer for the second time in 24 hours in Beit Ummar village, north of Al-Khalil, local sources said. Mohammed Awad, the spokesman for the popular anti-settlement committee in the village, said that settlers from Beit […]

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