Archive | February 2, 2013

PALESTINE NEWS | Febr 2, 2013

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Febr 2, 2013 | 24076 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2061 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. LIVE BLOG | Feb 1, 2013 | 82 VIOLATIONS OF TRUCE BY ISRAEL OVERVIEW (All linked to […]

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Ministry of prisoners: 4,750 detainees in Israeli jails, including 198 kids

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 01:01 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of prisoners’ affairs said the number of prisoners detained in Israeli jails rose at the end of January to 4,750 detainees, including 198 minors and children. According to a report released by its statistics department, the majority of the prisoners, 82.5 percent, are […]

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European initiative urges UN to act against Israel’s settlement building

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 02/02/2013 – 09:08 AM ] AMSTERDAM, (PIC)– The European initiative against the wall and settlements hailed the UN for demanding Israel to evacuate its settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, and […]

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#PalHunger | Prisoners in “Eshel” on hunger strike

[ PIC 01/02/2013 – 09:49 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) — Palestinian prisoners in Eshel prison on Friday went on a one-day hunger strike in protest at the difficult conditions inside the jail, threatening to escalate their steps in the coming days. A statement issued by World Gathering to Break the Chains pointed out that […]

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More illegal settling: Barak sanctions establishment of 346 housing units

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 02/02/2013 – 09:29 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli war minister Ehud Barak has sanctioned the building of 346 new housing units in Gush Etzion settlement complex south of occupied Jerusalem. […]

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‘Miles of Smiles’ activists arrive at Gaza crossing

Maan News Agency | Febr 2, 2013   EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) — International activists arrived at a crossing into the Gaza Strip on Saturday morning ahead of a humanitarian aid convoy they had organized. An Egyptian security source said 50 Bahrainis and three Egyptians entered the Rafah land crossing and would be joined by 100 […]

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Jewish settlers puncture the tires of 19 Palestinian cars

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 07:22 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Unknown assailants believed to be Jewish settlers punctured the tires of 19 Palestinian cars in occupied eastern Jerusalem. An Israeli police spokesperson said on Friday that the incident took place on Thursday night in Salahuddin Street. She said that police forces were investigating the incident. […]

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Resheq calls for sanctions against Israel

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article   [ PIC 02/02/2013 – 05:22 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Al-Resheq has called for imposing punitive measures and reactivating international sanctions against Israel for persisting in its […]

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British activists censure G4S role in torture of Palestinians

Human rights activists protest at G4S firm’s role in human rights abuses outside London Stock Exchange on June 7, 2012. PRESSTV |  Sat Feb 2, 2013 4:48PM GMT   British activists have staged a protest outside the London headquarters of security company G4S over its complicity in the illegal detention and torture of Palestinian children […]

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#PalHunger | ICRC urges Israel to allow family visits to hunger strikers

Maan News Agency | Febr 2, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The International Committee of the Red Cross is urging Israel to find a solution to save the lives of hunger-striking Palestinians imprisoned in Israel, and to allow their families to visit them. The ICRC is concerned that long-term hunger strikers Samer Issawi, Tareq Qadan, Jaffar […]

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Report: 17 Palestinian refugees killed in Syria over the past week

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 04:42 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– 17 Palestinians were killed in war-torn Syria over the past week including eight on Sunday while 14 were kidnapped from a bus, a report on the conditions there said on Saturday. The national workgroup for Palestinians in Syria said that those Palestinians were killed by snipers, […]

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Israeli military units break into the Negev prison

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 03:58 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli special military units stormed the Negev desert prison for the fifth consecutive time over the past ten days, and attacked the Palestinian prisoners. Palestine Prisoners Center for Studies said in a press statement on Saturday that the military forces have raided, late Friday night, Section […]

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Turkish project providing jobs for wounded Gazans launched

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 03:53 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the Board of Trustees of the Islamic University of Gaza, announced the start of the “Irada” project providing jobs for 400 Palestinians who have been affected by the aggression on Gaza and those with special needs. Khudari thanked, in a statement, […]

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Palestinian refugee Basema Zawawi, woman killed in mortar attack on Yarmouk refugee camp

[ PIC 02/02/2013 – 07:51 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– The action group for the Palestinians in Syria said a Palestinian woman named Basema Zawawi died of serious wounds she sustained when a mortar shell fell in 30 street of the Yarmouk refugee camp. The action group reported that violent armed clashes are still taking place […]

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NEW song in support of Samer Issawi : HUNGRY ~ by @doccjazzmusic

Docjazz.com | Friday, 01 February 2013 | By Dr. Tariq Shadid In support of Samer Issawi, hunger striking Palestinian prisoner in Israeli detention, Doc Jazz has released a new song: HUNGRY. The song is in Doc Jazz’s unique style of hip-hop, which blends Palestinian folkloric themes in with jazz-funk inspired beats and melodies. The result […]

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