Archive | December 6, 2012

#PalHunger | ACTION ALERT | Save lives of hunger-striking prisoners

AICNEWS | Thursday, 06 December 2012 06:27 Addameer: Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association expresses its deep concern for the health and lives of five Palestinian political prisoners that are on hunger strike to protest their unjust detention in Israeli Occupation’s prisons. Write NOW to Israeli officials and […]

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MUST SEE #VIDEO | Chris Hedges: Assault on Gaza is Murder, Not War

Excerpts from a speech by: Chris Hedges. The author spoke at the Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting at Ethical Culture Society on January 13, 2009 condemning Israel and USA complicity in Israel’s murderous destruction and genocide of the innocent men, women and children of GAZA and the West Bank. Dedicated to the children of GAZA. […]

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#VIDEO | ‘Israel disrespects international community’

by PressTVGlobalNews | Dec 6, 2012 The European Union (EU) has summoned Israel’s ambassador over recently-announced plan to build thousands of new settler units on the occupied Palestinian territories. Tel Aviv announced the plan for new settler units in the West Bank just a few days ago in response to the United Nations’ recognition of […]

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#VIDEO | Palestine Sympathiser arrested in #Dublin

Dec 6, 2012 by fedaynasr27 Palestine Sympathiser arrested while walking on Dame St., Dublin LAW “States may not deport or transfer parts of their own civilian population into a territory they occupy.” Summary State practice establishes this rule as a norm of customary international law applicable in international armed conflicts. International armed conflicts The prohibition […]

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Visit to Gaza: UN Press Release ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk (@rfalk13)

Richard Falk Weblog | Dec 6, 2012 (I recently completed a mission to the Gaza Strip, entering by way of Egypt at the Rafah Crossing; as I am now in Doha attending the final days of the UN Climate Change negotiations, I have had no chance to write a post describing the moving and difficult […]

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IOA approves the most serious settlement project in Jerusalem – Islamic and Christian holy sites in danger

[ PIC 06/12/2012 – 04:55 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Al-Aqsa Foundation for endowment and heritage stated in a statement on Wednesday evening that the occupation began to review the final steps of its dangerous schemes to Judaize Jerusalem’s Old City, especially those adjacent to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and specifically al-Buraq Wall. The Foundation warned […]

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Erdogan: Israel must realise that times have changed and it should change

Erdogan said, “Your martyrs are also the martyrs of Turkey. We will not differentiate between them.” MEMO | Dec 6, 2012 Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised Israel’s actions in the Middle East, describing them as “irresponsible”. He also denounced its use of illegal munitions against the peoples of the region. During his […]

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UNRWA: 9000 houses damaged and 120 destroyed completely during Israeli attack on Gaza

MEMO | Dec 6, 2012   The Head of Infrastructure and Camp Improvements at the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has confirmed that 120 homes were destroyed completely during the recent Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip. Engineer Munir Manneh added that 9,000 homes were damaged during the offensive. In a media statement, Manneh […]

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Originally posted on Suspect Device:
“I am proud to be part of this army of tweeps,” said activist Ola Anan as she addressed around 80 young Gazans in Shalehat resort, Gaza City. They had gathered to discuss their efforts in the social media war with Israel during Operation Pillar of Defense – the recent eight-day…

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#PHOTOS | 500 (!) Israeli soldiers ransack homes in Burqa #Palestine

06 December 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Burqa, Occupied Palestine. Around 500 Israeli soldiers invaded the village of Burqa, north-west of Nablus, in the middle of the night, ransacking homes and causing damages amounting to thousands of euros. Soldiers arrived in over 30 military jeeps at around 1:00am and broke into 36 houses where whole […]

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Israeli Settler Terror: 47 year old man beaten up by illegal settlers

Maan News Agency | Dec 6, 2012   NABLUS (Ma’an) — A 47-year-old Palestinian man was beaten up by Israeli settlers during an olive harvest south of Nablus on Thursday, local officials said. Nasser Fayez Odah is in a moderate condition after a group of settlers attacked him with sticks and sharp objects, Huwara village […]

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A tale of blind father with four sons in jails

[ PIC 06/12/2012 – 04:37 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The family of Hajj “Abu Azzam Meri” is one of the Palestinian families who suffered a lot from the occupation, where his four sons were detained in Israeli jails and banned from seeing their children. Haj Abu Azzam, father of the four prisoners, said to Ahrar […]

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#PALESTINE NEWS | Dec 6, 2012

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Dec 6, 2012 | 24019 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2003 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates More photography by Ahmad A. Mesleh at his Facebook Fanpage Eye on Palestine Continuous updates.. Jerusalem Folklore Between Development […]

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A State that Makes you Wonder ~ by Dr. Tariq Shadid (@docjazzmusic)

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 15:12 | Dr. Tariq Shadid | Docjazz.com When Stevie Wonder announced his withdrawal from a performance at the FIDF (“Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces”) fundraiser gala, many in the pro-Palestinian movement cheered. I was relieved too. Seeing one of the greatest musical geniuses of our age, whom I could safely […]

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