Archive | July 31, 2012

#PalHunger | Protest in Al-Khalil in solidarity with hunger striker Sharawna

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 09:13 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner society staged a sit-in for families outside the Red Cross headquarters in Al-Khalil city in solidarity with striking prisoner Ismail Sharawna. Sharawna, on hunger strike for more than 30 days, was released by Israel in October last year among other prisoners following a […]

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Land center: Israel intends to raze 10 villages in Al-Khalil for military drills

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 09:16 AM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– The land research center, a division of the Arab studies society, said the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) wants to demolish 10 Palestinian villages east of Al-Khalil city and not eight as Israeli news reports had claimed, warning that such decision would lead to the displacement of […]

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Israeli occupation soldiers detain disabled youth, beat his parents

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 09:33 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) nabbed a Palestinian youth with special needs from his home in Beit Ummar village to the north of Al-Khalil on Monday, local sources said. Mohammed Awad, the coordinator of the national campaign in the village, said that the soldiers beat up Mohammed […]

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Israel Occupation extends the closure of several Jerusalemite institutions

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 09:29 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities extended the closure order of several Jerusalemite institutions including the Orient House. A statement issued by the Orient House on Monday said: “These days mark the eleventh anniversary of the closure of the headquarters of Orient House and the Arab Studies […]

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IOF seizes two farm tractors used to supply Bedouins with water

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 12:39 PM ] JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday morning confiscated two farm tractors used to transport water supplies to Bedouin hamlets near Khirbet Al-Mita village in the northern Jordan Valley region. Head of the municipal council of these Bedouin areas Aref Daraghmeh said the IOF took […]

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Azhar and the “Arab doctors” discuss the Israeli violations of Al-Aqsa

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 12:44 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb held an emergency meeting on Monday with a delegation of Jerusalem Committee from the Arab doctors Union to discuss the current situation in the occupied Jerusalem and the Israeli violations in Al-Aqsa mosque. The delegation included Dr. Jamal […]

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Sanouri: Palestinian prisoners threaten to escalate protests

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 12:44 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The liberated prisoner Mohammed Omar Al-Sanouri, nine years and a half in occupation jails, said that the Israeli prison service (IPS) has escalated its repression measures against prisoners during the holy month of Ramadan. He told PIC reporter that strip searches and night raids have escalated […]

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IOF launches large-scale search campaign in Jenin

[ PIC 31/07/2012 – 12:45 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) launched a large-scale storm and search campaign in Jenin province since dawn Tuesday that included the arrest of three young men. Eyewitnesses said that IOF soldiers in six armored vehicles stormed the village of Zabuba, west of Jenin, and rounded up three […]

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“They Demolish and We Rebuilt. This is Our Life.”

Qassam Website | 31-07-2012,09:22 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – The Palestininan community of Silwan in East Jerusalem sits at a geographically important location for the Israeli regime as it is located right below the Old City. The regime has, for decades, expanded its domain by expropriating the land of Palestinian families who have live there […]

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Urgent appeal to Egypt to save Abu Sissi’s life

Qassam Brigade 31-07-2012,09:31 Al Qassam website – The Engineers Union in Gaza denounced the cruel detention conditions of the engineer Dirar Abu Sisi, 42, and condemned his continued isolation despite the recent agreement that ended the Palestinian captive movement strike. The union considered, in a statement on Monday, Abu Sissi’s continued detention as a new […]

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Israeli court orders state to ‘find solution’ for Zanuta villagers

Maan News Agency | July 30, 2012 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Israel’s High Court on Monday ordered the Israeli state to find a solution for residents of a West Bank village threatened with demolition, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported. Israel Civil Administration ordered the demolition of Zanuta, south of Hebron, in 2007, because structures […]

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Europe and US richly reward Israel for pariah status

By Jonathan Cook in Nazareth | Redresss | 31 July 2012 Jonathan Cook exposes the complicity of the European Union and the United States in Israel’s occupation and ethnic cleansing of the occupied Palestinian territories, showing how, as Israel accelerates its land grabs and colonizing of the West Bank, the EU and US have chosen […]

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Israeli Intelligence Escalates Blackmail and Detention of Palestinian Patients

Kawther Salam | July 29, 2012 Physicians for Human Rights – Israel – The Israeli intelligence are continuing their policy of blackmailing patients and using the Gaza Strip’s border crossings, over which they exercise absolute control, to arrest Palestinians compelled by humanitarian needs to travel through them. Hence on Sunday, 15 July 2012, the Israeli […]

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