Archive | September 25, 2012

#PalHunger | Saadat: the occupation did not commit to the agreement signed with prisoners

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 12:18 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Secretary-General of Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Ahmed Saadat, denounced the continuation of Israeli prison administration’s policy of procrastination in implementing terms of the agreement officially signed under auspices of Egypt following the mass hunger strike waged by the captive movement last April. Saadat, […]

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Israel should end settler impunity for violence

MEMO | Sept 25, 2012 Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have deplored Israel’s ongoing violations against Palestinians and called for an immediate halt to Israeli disregard for human rights and international humanitarian law. In her presentation during a panel discussion on human rights violations in the occupied Palestine territories and […]

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UN report slams Israel’s failure to protect Palestinians

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 09:29 AM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– A report issued by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) accused Israel of deliberately not taking legal action against Israeli settlers and soldiers who perpetrate violence against Palestinians and their property. The report, which was submitted on Monday by the UN deputy high commissioner for human […]

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Islam and the West: A historical background ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 23/09/2012 – 09:37 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh The latest anti-Islam “film,” concocted by a pathological hater of Islam, has raised many questions as to whether the sleazy feat was merely an isolated act done by a, lunatic individual or represented a deep-rooted anti-Islamic discourse, which has persisted for many centuries, defying enlightenment […]

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Haneyya visits Islamic university’s rehabilitation program for war victims

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 09:28 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya visited on Monday the rehabilitation program for the war victims with disabilities “Irada” at the Islamic university and expressed his admiration for such achievement. Premier Haneyya expressed in a speech during the visit his thanks to Turkey for supporting this program and […]

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Dweik: The PA arrest campaign is politically and economically motivated

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 09:24 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Speaker of the Palestinian legislative council Aziz Dweik said the arrest campaign which has been waged by the Palestinian authority security forces against Hamas cadres and leaders in the West Bank is politically and economically motivated. “On the surface, the PA security apparatuses seem to have […]

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Israeli Army Kidnaps Palestinian Woman Visiting Detained Sons

Tuesday September 25, 2012 15:00 by IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian woman from occupied East Jerusalem while she was trying to visit her sons detained at the Eshil Israeli Prison In Beershiva (Be’er As-Sabe’). The army claimed that Siham Nimir, 52, the mother of two detainees identified as Morad and Ahmad, attempted […]

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Gaza’s Impoverishment Leading to Desperation

PNN English | September 25, 2012 On Tuesday 25th September, Oxfam said in a press release that the self-immolation of 18-year-old Ihab Abu Nader at the end of August shocked the Gaza Strip, now in its sixth year under Israeli blockade, shedding light once again on the poverty aggravated by the protracted closure. The teenage […]

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Nablus olive harvest to start Oct. 9 in restricted areas

Maan News Agency | Sept 25, 2012 NABLUS (Ma’an) — The olive harvest will start on Oct. 9 in restricted areas of Nablus, a PA official said Tuesday. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that the Nablus governorate had informed farmers about the decision. The set date will […]

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Deadlock in peace talks “will lead to apartheid state”

MEMO | Sept 25, 2012 The Palestinian Authority has warned the deadlock in peace talks with the Israelis will result in a single state governed by the system of apartheid. In a document circulated to the media on the eve of an international donors’ meeting in New York, the PA said: “Without… a just and […]

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Palestinian citizen detained on charge of transferring money to prisoners

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 12:09 PM ] NAZZARETH, (PIC)– Israeli Court in Haifa city, in the northern 1948-occupied Palestine, sentenced a Palestinian youth, 33 from Musmus town northern occupied Palestine, to three years suspended sentence in addition to paying fine of eighteen thousand dollars, on Monday. According to the indictment, the Palestinian man, whose name […]

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Occupation plans to demolish 3,700 houses in Silwan

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 12:28 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Committee for the Defense of Silwan said that the Israeli municipality in Jerusalem plans to demolish 3,727 homes in Jerusalem houaing 1,500 Jerusalemites a prelude to establish Talmudic gardens in the town. Meir Margaret, Israeli member of the Jerusalem Municipal Council, has informed the […]

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Mashaal to refuse renewal of his post as head of Hamas’s political bureau

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 12:06 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Member of Hamas’s political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq said that Khaled Mashaal would not accept his nomination for the presidency of the Movement’s political bureau in the coming internal election. “During the last meeting that was held by Hamas’s political bureau and attended by its leaders from […]

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Dismissed employees warn Fayyad’s government of staging an open sit-in

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 11:55 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of employees, dismissed from their jobs on political grounds, staged yesterday a sit-in in front of Council of Ministers of Ramallah government to demand the implementation of Supreme Court’s decision to let them immediately return to their jobs. Among the participants in the sit-in […]

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Stealing Palestinian Resources ~ by @StephenLendman

by Stephen Lendman | Sabbah Report: http://www.sabbah.biz Sept 25, 2012 Boycott activists protest the sale of Ahava products at a US store. Photo -Steve Rhodes Israelwants it all. For decades, it’s been systematically stealing Palestinian land and resources. Al Haq’s new report provides more evidence. Titled “Pillage of the Dead Sea: Israel’s Unlawful Exploitation of […]

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