Archive | November 28, 2012

#WestBankUnderAttack | March for freedom ride, Palestine!

28 November 2012 | Freedom Theatre, West Bank | ISM Palestine Dear Friends, Communities in the Jordan Valley and South Hebron Hills are in grave risk of being entirely expelled from their traditional homelands. They are therefore calling on people of conscience to join them in solidarity with their struggle to remain. The March Freedom […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Settlers vandalize over 20 cars in Ramallah village

Maan News Agency | Nov 28, 2012 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Settlers vandalized at least 20 cars overnight Tuesday in a Ramallah village, Israeli news site Ynet reported. The local village council of Sinjil said that all of the cars’ tires had been slashed by a group of around 10 people. Eyewitnesses reported that […]

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NEW WEBSITE: WE FIGHT CENSORSHIP – via @RSF_RWB

Nov 28, 2012 Please spread the info below and create awareness for this new initiative of Reporters without borders. End violence against netizens who risk their lives and safety because of covering stories or footage which main stream media often does not dare to cover. Below, an excerpt from the new website “We Fight Censorship”: […]

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#VIDEO | @SharifKouddous on Gaza’s “Severe Damage” – Why Truce Won’t Stop Violence of Occupation

Nov 26, 2012 by democracynow Visit http://www.democracynow.org to watch more reports on Democracy Now!, an independent, global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,100+ TV and radio stations. Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip ended in a ceasefire last week with the final toll standing at around 170 Palestinians killed, and more than 700 wounded. […]

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Major EU Support for Palestine at the UN

More than half of the 27 member states of the European Union are expected to vote for the upgrading of the status of Palestine to non-member observer state at the United Nations this week, Austria’s Foreign Ministry says. PRESSTV | Nov 28, 2012 The Austrian ministry stated on Tuesday that Vienna will aslo support the […]

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Abbas Arrives In New York, US Slams France For Supporting P.A Bid

Wednesday November 28, 2012 08:23 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian factions express support to UN bid. Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, arrived in New York accompanied by several senior Palestinian officials, in order to officially submit the Palestinian application for a nonmember state status at the United Nations General Assembly. President Mahmoud Abbas […]

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Israel linked to death of Arafat: Palestinian investigator

The head of the Palestinian team investigating the death of Yasser Arafat says Israeli officials were involved in the “assassination” of the late leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization. PRESSTV | Nov 28, 2012 In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Tawfik al-Tirawi said there is evidence that former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Man: Mahmoud Sami Shaat, 21 years old dies of injuries from Gaza assault

Maan News Agency | Nov 28, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A man died on Wednesday from injuries sustained in Israel’s eight day assault on the Gaza Strip, Egyptian medics said. Mahmoud Sami Shaat, 21, was seriously wounded by shrapnel in an Israeli airstrike targeting a car in Rafah during last week’s war on the […]

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Ceasefire re-awakens dreams of Gaza fishermen

27 November 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Strip Photo by Rosa Schiano Fishermen in Gaza are able to fish six miles from the shore for the first time since 2006 after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza. Fishermen hope the fishing industry will recover after its almost complete destruction by the siege but say […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | PHIC: 174 killed and 1399 wounded during the Israeli aggression on Gaza

[ PIC 27/11/2012 – 04:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Health Information Center (PHIC) within the Palestinian Ministry of Health issued its final statistical report related to the brutal Israeli aggression against unarmed civilians in the districts of Gaza, which began on the fourteenth of this month. The report revealed that the total number of […]

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Israeli Terror: The “Final Solution” to the Palestine Question ~ by Prof. James Petras

Prof. James Petras | Global Research | Nov 27, 2012 Introduction For the past forty-five years the state of Israel has been dispossessing millions of Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories, confiscating their lands, destroying homes, bulldozing orchards and setting-up ‘Jews-only’ colonial settlements serviced by highways, electrical systems and water works for the exclusive use […]

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Israel sentences two Members of Parliament and 20 others to administrative detention

[ PIC 27/11/2012 – 07:31 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) sentenced 22 Palestinian detainees to administrative detention, including two Hamas lawmakers, on Tuesday. Osama Makbul, a lawyer with the international Tadamun foundation for human rights, said that the Israeli military commander in the West Bank ordered the detention of those 22 […]

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