Archive | September 14, 2012

Gaza engineer kidnapped from Ukraine goes on #PalHunger strike over solitary confinement ~ by @jncatron

Joe Catron | The Electronic Intifada | Gaza Strip | 14 September 2012 Dirar Abu Sisi’s lawyer maintains that Israeli agencies applied illegal methods of interrogation. (Tsafrir Abayov / AFP/Newscom) Dirar Abu Sisi, the 43-year-old deputy engineer of the only power plant in the Gaza Strip, went on a one-day hunger strike Thursday to protest […]

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The Sabra and Shatila Massacre: Thirty Years On

Palestinians carry the pictures of their deceased loved ones during a memorial service commemorating the Sabra and Shatila massacre. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Al Akhbar English | Hasan Khiti | September 14, 2012 On the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre in which hundreds of defenseless Palestinian refugees were slaughtered by Lebanese right-wing militias […]

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Preventive security re-arrest Adnan Samara 12 hours after his release

[ PIC 14/09/2012 – 05:15 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– PA preventive security apparatus arrested two Hamas supporters in Tulkarem and Nablus and three liberated prisoners in Qalqilya. Preventive Security Apparatus in Tulkarem re-arrested liberated captive Adnan taysir Samara, 29, after less than 12 hour from releasing him from its prisons under the decision of the […]

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#PalHunger | Safadi in grave danger after 86 days of hunger strike

[ PIC 14/09/2012 – 05:26 PM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– The Israeli prison service (IPS) has summoned the lawyer of the Palestinian prisoners Society (PPS) to Assaf Harofeh hospital on Wednesday following deterioration of Hassan Safadi’s health, PPS stated. The hunger striker Hassan Safadi, 86 days into his hunger strike, was transferred to Assaf Harofeh hospital on […]

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The Sabra and Shatila Massacre: Escaping Justice

An archive picture of prayers held over the bodies of martyrs of the 1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre. Al Akhbar English |  Friday, September 14, 2012 Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, in which hundreds of defenseless Palestinian refugees were slaughtered by Lebanese right-wing militias under the cover of […]

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Rights group: Skin diseases are rampant among Etzion prisoners

[ PIC 13/09/2012 – 10:05 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner society said different skin diseases spread among the Palestinian prisoners in Etzion jail because of its administration’s policy which force them to wear used and dirty clothes. Head of the society Qaddura Fares stated on Wednesday that the Israeli administration of Etzion deprives […]

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Hamas: annulment of Oslo accords national necessity

[ PIC 14/09/2012 – 05:47 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Hamas said that cancelling Oslo accords is a national necessity through re-adopting the Palestinian national project for liberation and independence that mainly depends on the resistance option to defend the Palestinian rights. On the 19th anniversary of Oslo agreement, Hamas said in a statement, that the Oslo […]

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Khreisheh: bi-national state contradict foundations of Palestinian struggle

[ 14/09/2012 – 10:21 AM ] TULKAREM, (PIC)– Hassan Khreisheh, Second Deputy speaker of Palestinian Legislative Council denounced remarks made by a leader in Fatah and Palestine Liberation Organization, Ahmed Qurei, about PA’s willingness to conduct negotiations with the occupation about creating a bi-national state. Khreisheh considered, in a statement to Quds Press on Thursday, […]

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The Pope and the Palestinians ~ by Franklin Lamb

Franklin Lamb – Shatila Refugee Camp, Lebanon | Palestine Chronicle | Sept 13, 2012 The only time this observer recalls Yassir Arafat ever becoming frustrated with the late American journalist Janet Stevens, whom he adored as a daughter, was during a visit in August of 1982 when the PLO leader, mentioned in conversation, as he […]

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Netanyahu and the Zionist lobby: a threat to the US-Israel relationship? ~ by @alanauthor

By Alan Hart | Redress | 14 September 2012 Alan Hart argues that the attempts by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Israel’s American lobbyists to push the United States into war with Iran is driving a wedge into the US-Israeli special relationship. In her first response to the killing of the American ambassador and […]

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Palestine foundation condemns Israel for mosque concert

File photo shows the southern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque in al-Quds [Jerusalem]. PressTV | Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:51PM GMT A Palestinian foundation has condemned Israel’s holding of a concert to celebrate the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah in the courtyard of Al-Aqsa Mosque — one of the holiest sites in Islam — in al-Quds […]

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After Seeing Video Footage, Judge Orders Release Of Palestinian Detainee (inlc video)

 Friday September 14, 2012 02:56 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that an Israeli Military Court Judge ordered the release of a Palestinian man who kidnapped and detained by the Israeli army three weeks ago, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ruled that the soldiers, dressed in […]

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