Archive | March 27, 2013

PALESTINE NEWS | March 27, 2013

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات March 27, 2013 | 24129 Days Since Al-Nakba – Gaza is under siege for 2114 days For news of previous news days | Daily News Overviews Follow on Twitter for more live updates Continuous updates.. Abbas to the Arab League, if attempts to renew talks fail, we may go to The Hague […]

Continue reading

Report Mada: 238 Violations Of Media Freedoms In 2012

 Wednesday March 27, 2013 16:32 by Ammar Owaineh – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms” MADA” held a press conference on Wednesday which reviewed the Annual Report on the violations against Media freedom in Palestine during 2012. The conference was held at MADA’s headquarter […]

Continue reading

#PalHunger | @BBC to be urged to end news blackout on Palestinian hunger strikers

Activists are to protest against BBC news blackout on Palestinian hunger strikers in London on April 7, 2013. PressTV | Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:2PM GMT British activists are to stage a protest outside the BBC Broadcasting House in London to call for an end to the corporation’s news blackout on reporting the plight of […]

Continue reading

Syrian Forces kill Nine Palestinian Refugees in Syria

Overview | The Genocide on Palestinian Refugees in Syria Drah | March 27, 2013 Gaza, (DRAH.ps)— Action groups in Syria stated Wednesday that nine Palestinian refugees, including five members of one family, were killed in the shelling by Syrian forces loyal to the regime on their camp. The groups said that five young men from […]

Continue reading

#GazaArk | Gaza’s Ark: Trade, not aid ~ by Eva Bartlett

Rabble | Eva Bartlett | March 27, 2013 “An ark is literally a large floating vessel designed to keep its passengers and cargo safe,” say the group preparing ‘Gaza’s Ark’. But their ark, they say, is “a vessel that embodies hope that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip can soon live in peace without the […]

Continue reading

Child critically injured after Israeli soldier shot him in head with rubber bullet in Hebron clashes

Maan News Agency | March 27, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — A 12-year-old is in critical condition after he was injured in clashes with Israeli forces in Hebron, medics said. Yousef Abu Aisha was shot in the head with a rubber bullet. Three other Palestinians were also injured by rubber bullets, a Ma’an reporter said. An […]

Continue reading

Palestinian forces in Gaza stress on historical relationships with Egypt

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:54 PM ] GAZA, (PIC) — National and Islamic Forces in Gaza stressed on the importance of the role played by Egypt to achieve the Palestinian national reconciliation, demanding Egypt to continue its role until the achievement of unity and the end of division. The National and Islamic Forces expressed in […]

Continue reading

Israeli occupation forces arrest 5 Palestinians in Nablus and seizes house in al-Khalil

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:48 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday five young men from Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank, and stormed the city of Jenin and searched citizens’ houses. According to local media sources, a number of military jeeps stormed at dawn the village of Burqa west […]

Continue reading

Israel closes the Ibrahimi mosque for two days

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:47 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced that the Ibrahimi mosque in Al-Khalil would be closed before Muslim worshipers for two days starting Wednesday. Local sources said that the IOA informed the Awkaf department in the city with the decision. They said that the mosque would be […]

Continue reading

VIDEO | Israel confiscates private Palestinian land to enlarge checkpoint

“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 | March 27, 2013 JENIN (Ma’an) – Israeli forces have notified a Palestinian man from the northern West Bank that his tract of land measuring 3,000 square meters near al-Jalama […]

Continue reading

Collective Punishment: Israel closes Abu Salem crossing for the 7th consecutive day

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:39 PM ] RAFAH,(PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) continued to close Karam Abu Salem crossing near Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip for the seventh consecutive day. Karam Abu Salem is the only commercial crossing in the Gaza Strip and through which goods, fuel and aid allowed by IOA to […]

Continue reading

Land Day reinforces 48-Palestinians’ steadfastness

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:37 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– 1948-Palestinian citizens started preparations to mark the 37th anniversary of the Palestinian Land Day to expose the Israeli crimes against Arab citizens, emphasizing their adherence to the right of return. The Arab Higher Follow up Committee inside the Green Line declared series of activities and marches […]

Continue reading

No high school for boys in Gaza refugee camp

Maan News Agency | March 27, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Though it’s home to about 50,000 Palestinian refugees, the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip does not have a public high school for boys. Troubles and difficulties in the public schooling system in the coastal enclave aren’t unusual, however, in al-Maghazi camp […]

Continue reading

Israel postpones hearing for Hebron journalist Mosaab Shawer

Maan News Agency | March 27, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) – Israel’s military court Ofer extended the detention of a 22-year-old journalist from Hebron on Wednesday. In a statement, the the detainees’ center representing the southern West Bank city said that the court postponed the session considering Mosaab Shawer’s arrest until May 5. The center said […]

Continue reading

Students suffer breathing problems in Israeli army quelling of funeral

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 11:37 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A number of girl students suffered breathing difficulty in north of Al-Khalil on Tuesday when Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired teargas at a funeral procession. Activist Yousef Aby Mariya told the PIC that IOF soldiers stormed the village of Beit Ummar, north of Al-Khalil, near a […]

Continue reading