Archive | December 22, 2012

5 Palestinians hurt as Israeli troops fire at funeral near Hebron

Maan News Agency | Dec 22, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers opened fire and injured five young Palestinian men Saturday north of Hebron in the southern West Bank as clashes erupted when soldiers attacked a funeral procession. Muhammad Ayyad Awad, a spokesman of a local popular committee against the wall and settlements, said hundreds […]

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OIC warns of crisis in Gaza due to shortage of medicines

[ PIC 22/12/2012 – 04:00 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has warned of the collapse of Gaza’s health sector which continues to suffer shortages of two-thirds of medicines in hospitals and medical centers in the Strip. The Organization said, in its monthly report monitoring the humanitarian situation in the Gaza […]

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#PalHunger | Hunger striker Samer al-Issawi refuses to pay bail

Maan News Agency | Dec 22, 2012 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court decided on Thursday to amend its previous decision that abides Samer al-Issawi to pay bail, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said. The decision was made after al-Issawi told the court that he would not pay any bail, the group said. The detainee […]

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PA arrests one of Hamas supporters, press and summons 5 others

[ PIC 22/12/2012 – 11:57 AM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– The PA’s security apparatuses in the West Bank arrested one of Hamas supporters, and summoned five others for investigation. The General Intelligence Service arrested in Bethlehem a liberated prisoner four days ago and extended the detention of another for two additional weeks. The Preventive Security apparatus […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Terror of Israeli forces arrests increase after midnight in occupied territories

[ PIC 22/12/2012 – 01:43 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Many Palestinian families with their children are mercilessly maltreated and forced out of their houses in freezing cold during arrest raids carried out at dawn by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in the West Bank. This scene repeatedly takes place on a daily basis in the […]

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A breakdown on Settlements – Thousands new homes planned for East Jerusalem, West Bank

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article A breakdown of the myriad of settlement plans being aggressively pursued in recent weeks. By Hagit Ofran and Lior Amihai | 972 Magazine The past few weeks may have been confusing for those […]

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TIME presents heartbreaking scene from Gaza as one of its top 10 photos of 2012

Al Qassam Website | 22-12-2012,14:45 Al Qassam/Agencies- Time magazine has published its Top 10 photos of 2012. As part of its end-of-year series including the ‘most surprising pictures of the year’ and the ‘Top 10 Photographic Magazine Covers’, this set includes the images that moved the team the most in 2012. “They all deliver a […]

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Ministry of Awqaf collects donations for Palestinians displaced from Syria

[ PIC 22/12/2012 – 01:39 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs in Gaza Strip launched a campaign of donations to support Palestinian refugees displaced from Syria’s refugee camps to Lebanon, who suffer difficult social and living conditions. Dr. Ismail Radwan, the Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, told Quds Press […]

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#PalHunger | Jerusalemites rally in support of prisoners and hunger strikers

[ PIC 22/12/2012 – 09:22 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Dozens of Jerusalemite natives staged a rally in support of Palestinian prisoners and hunger strikers in Israeli jails following the Friday prayers in Al-Bustan sit-in tent in Silwan district of east Jerusalem. Sheikh Mousa Saeed, who gave the Friday khutba, urged the Jerusalemite people to […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 10 Palestinian civilians wounded; one dies of earlier wounds

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article  Friday December 21, 2012 19:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 13- 19 Dec 2012, […]

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West Bank marches in solidarity with prisoners and the Yarmouk camp

[ PIC 21/12/2012 – 07:57 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– West Bank’s weekly anti-apartheid wall and settlements marches were launched today in solidarity with the hunger striking prisoners and the refugees in Syria’s refugee camps. The occupation forces suppressed the Ma’sara village’s weekly march, which headed to the wall, in support of the hunger striking prisoners, […]

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Jerusalem Post’s Self-Censorship Protects Leading Religious Leader, Cleanses Israeli Racism ~ by @Richards1052

Richard Silverstein | Tikun Olam | December 20, 2012 The lady–and the article–vanishes Mysterious censored Jerusalem Post article This post began the way a good number of them do: an enterprising Israeli noticed a newspaper article had been available online for an hour or a day or a year and then, all of a sudden, it […]

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Risheq: Washington supports settlement activity in West Bank and Jerusalem

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 21/12/2012 – 07:53 PM ] Ezzat al-Risheq, member of the Political Bureau of Hamas, strongly criticized the position of U.S.A which disrupted a UN resolution condemning the continuation of the occupation’s […]

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Murdering The Truth ~ by Paul Balles

Veterans Today | by Paul Balles | Dec 21, 2012 Judging from the latest Israeli attacks on Gaza with its bombs and missiles, Palestinian journalists have been doing their best to get the news reported. Robert Hardman describes Gaza as “one of the most desperate and dismal places on Earth…a place so poor that 80 […]

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