Archive | January, 2013

UK consul visits Hebron, condemns settlements

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News Agency | Jan 31, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — UK consul-general to Jerusalem Sir Vincent Fean met Wednesday with Hebron’s governor Kamil Hmeid Tuesday and expressed concerns about Israeli settlement expansion. Fean […]

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Overview | UN Human Rights Council condemns Israeli Settlements (Incl. Action Alert)

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources and more related news, continuous updates below this article Maan News Agency | Jan 31, 2013 By Noah Browning RAMALLAH (Reuters) — Palestinian officials welcomed a UN Human Rights Council report on Thursday highly critical of […]

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Overview | The Israeli airstrike on Syria

Maan News Agency | Jan 31, 2013 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed “grave concern” on Thursday over reports that Israeli jets bombed an apparent convoy of weapons near the Lebanese border and urged respect for the sovereignty of countries in the region. Diplomats, Syrian rebels and regional security sources said on […]

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#PalHunger | Rikhawi brothers join hunger strikes after Israel reneges agreement

Note from occpal: Previously by Israel released prisoners received a Presidential Pardon of Peres. Also called Amnesty or Clemency by law to restore ones civil rights and being totally pardoned for the (alleged) crimes if even in the case of Palestinians’ ever charged before at all. Re-arresting pardoned prisoners (also from the Wafa al Ahrar […]

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#PalHunger | Rikhawi returns to hunger strike in Israel jail

Maan News Agency | Jan 31, 2013   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A Palestinian prisoner who went on hunger strike for 100 days last year has resumed his action after Israel reneged on a deal to release him, a prisoners’ rights group said. Akram al-Rekhawi re-started his hunger strike on Jan. 24, Addameer’s lawyer Fares Ziad […]

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Permanent illegal occupation: Israeli plan to establish an Educational Complex in the village of Anata

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 31/01/2013 – 06:47 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The so-called regional council of Kfar Adumim settlement approved the construction of an educational complex on 218 dunums of the land of Anata […]

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Election Commission to begin voter registration in Gaza

[ PIC 31/01/2013 – 04:04 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian elections commission declared the start of voter registration in Gaza on February 11. Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a spokesman for Hamas movement, said in a statement on Wednesday, after a meeting between the Palestinian factions and the election commission, that the committee has informed […]

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Israeli forces invade some villages in Jenin city at dawn

[ PIC 31/01/2013 – 03:25 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Thursday launched a campaign of raids in villages west of Jenin city and established military checkpoints. Local sources reported that a force of Israeli soldiers aboard military vehicles stormed Al-Arqah village and broke into a house under construction belonging […]

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Israeli forces take over home near Jenin

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News Agency | Jan 31, 2013   JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli forces took over a Palestinian home in the al-Arqa village near Jenin in the northern West Bank on Thursday, locals said […]

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Israel arrests 11 citizens in Silwan including children

[ PIC 31/01/2013 – 11:05 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities rounded up 11 Jerusalemites in Silwan suburb on Wednesday including a number of children. A spokesperson for the Israeli police said that policemen and border guards arrested 11 citizens including 4 minors. She said that the citizens were charged with throwing […]

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Israel exiles Aqsa guard for three weeks

[ PIC 31/01/2013 – 11:16 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) imposed a fine on one of the Aqsa mosque guards and ordered him to stay away from the holy site for 21 days. The Wadi Hilwe information center said in a statement on Thursday that the IOA released Tarek Abu […]

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Announcing 9th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (Feb-March 2013)

Posted on: January 30, 2013 | ISM Palestine | Apartheid Week Ninth Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (February – March 2013) We are excited to announce the upcoming 9th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) starting late February in Europe and moving to various countries through the month of March. Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an annual […]

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Israel: Third Term or Third Reich?

By Parker Lawson | Jan 30, 2013 | Sabbah Report The world has already learned once that peace is built with bridges, not walls. By Parker Lawson Once you arrive in Israel, it doesn’t take much time at all to realize that the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian situation is not at all what the American […]

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South Lebanon: Israel Admits to Stealing Land in Adaisseh

UNIFIL soldiers on the Lebanese-Palestinian border in Kfarkila. (Photo: Hassan Bahsoun) By: Amal Khalil | Al Akhbar English | Wednesday, January 30, 2013 A week ago, Israeli newspaper Maariv published an article titled “Kibbutz Lands Over Lebanese Border.” The story indicated that the management of the Misgav-Am kibbutz, a settlement located across from the Lebanese […]

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Hypocrites, past and present ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 30/01/2013 – 09:55 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh in occupied Palestine From time to time, unsubstantiated reports concocted by newspapers funded by the Mukhabarat or intelligence services of certain oil-rich Arab regimes would have us believe that Hamas is about to recognize Israel. Insinuations to that effect were incessantly made in the past […]

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