Archive | July 22, 2012

Ramadan 2012 in Palestine – in pictures

May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala accept our fast and prayers, May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala bless you and your loved ones, and May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala guide us, grant us protection, sabr, imaan and taqwa Allahumma Ameen ya Rabbil ‘ Alameen Ramadan Kareem wa As-Salaam ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu رمضان كريم تقبل الله […]

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Jewish settlers establish outpost of five houses near Bethlehem

[ PIC 22/07/2012 – 01:56 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– A number of Jewish settlers set up on Saturday evening five prefabricated houses in Umm Hamdeen Hill near Khader town in Bethlehem province. Head of the land defense committee in Khader town Ahmed Salah said about 20 Jewish settlers inhabited the houses in an attempt to […]

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Hamdan: Press reports on Hamas intentions regarding Gaza false rumors

[ PIC 22/07/2012 – 01:47 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas’s international relations official Osama Hamdan denied media reports alleging his movement would declare the independence of the Gaza Strip, describing such news as “completely untrue”. Hamdan asserted, in exclusive statements to Quds Press on Sunday, that what Hamas and all the Palestinians seek from strengthening […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | July 22, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات July 22, 2012 | 23882 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1866 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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IPS military unit breaks into Ashkelon prison

[ PIC 22/07/2012 – 10:17 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli Dror unit, specialized in repressing prisoners, stormed room 11 in ward 3 in Ashkelon prison on the first day of Ramadan and savagely searched the prisoners’ belongings. Human rights sources quoted prisoner Rabee Rabee as saying that the inspection process lasted for eight hours in […]

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British woman Anne William Kennedy announces her conversion to Islam in Gaza | Allahu Akbar!

[ PIC 22/07/2012 – 11:08 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Anne William Kennedy, a British citizen, announced on Saturday her conversion to Islam during a press conference held at the headquarters of the Palestine Scholars Association in Gaza City, amid intensive media coverage. The British woman, who changed her name to “Khadija Hassan”, said that she […]

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#PalHunger | Safadi continues his hunger strike till “freedom or martyrdom”

[ PIC 22/07/2012 – 11:11 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Hassan Safadi, who went on hunger strike a month ago in Israeli custody, has called on the Palestinian people and factions and official and popular organizations to pressure the occupation to end his detention. The prisoner said in a letter that despite the weight he lost […]

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#PalHunger | Akram Rikhawi and the Saga of Palestinian Hunger Strikes ~ by Richard Falk

Richard Falk Weblog | July 9, 2012 The persistence of Palestinian hunger strikes shocks me for two reasons: that these extreme expressions of moral freedom alert all who choose to expose their consciousness to such realities of the severely abusive arrest, detention, and interrogation procedures that many Palestinians living under Israeli occupation must endure; that […]

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#REPORT | “Captive economy: The pharmaceutical industry and the Israeli occupation” (PDF)

WhoProfits | July 21, 2012 Orly Almi – whoprofits.org There are only a few materials that require a license from Israeli manufacturers, but these can be received on an annual basis, whereas the Palestinians require one for each separate shipment, regardless of whether it is a restricted item or one that is freely imported by […]

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Apartheid Safari

By Markus Fitzgerald 21 July 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Saturday evening, around 6pm, a group of illegal Israeli settlers move through the Old City of Palestinian Al Khalil (Hebron). They are both surrounded and fortified by Israeli soldiers. On paper, this tour through is a supposed “ultimate family experience in Israel“. In […]

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ZIONIST ‘SUMMER SCHOOL’ ~ by DesertPeace

DesertPeace | July 22, 2012 Learn to shoot before you buy that gun….. Watch this video before you read what is posted below….. American Tourists Flock to Israeli Settlement Shooting School – Common Dreams staff In an Israeli West Bank settlement bloc known as Gush Etzion, American tourists are flocking to Caliber 3 shooting school, a training camp […]

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Longing for Human Solidarity – For What? ~ by Prof. Richard Falk

By Richard Falk | July 21, 2012 | Palestine Chronicle Being disinclined to look in mirrors, not only to avoid evidences of aging, but also because of an autobiographical deficit, I have recently started to question the vectors of my motivation. Not to raise doubts but to seek some understanding of ‘for what?’ I am […]

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#VIDEO | Arab Spring manifestations against Israeli interest: Analyst

PRESS TV | July 22, 2012 Arab Spring is ultimately against the interest of Israel as the Arab nations, who secured a revolution against pro-Western government, have supported the Palestinian rights for the past 64 years, a political analyst tells Press TV. “As a principle, the Arab Spring actually is the manifestation of the Arab […]

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Ramadan Kareem | رمضان كريم

May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala accept our fast and prayers, May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala bless you and your loved ones, and May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ala guide us, grant us protection, sabr, imaan and taqwa Allahumma Ameen ya Rabbil ‘ Alameen Ramadan Kareem wa As-Salaam ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu رمضان كريم تقبل الله […]

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Hamas releases 159 prisoners to mark Ramadan

Maan News Agency | July 22, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Ministry of Interior in the Gaza Strip released 159 prisoners on Saturday as a gesture to mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, a Ma’an correspondent said. The release was proposed by Gaza prime minister Ismail Haniyeh and will see 159 […]

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