Archive | April 6, 2013

Amer Nasser, 17, His Last Poem

 Israel kills 2 teenagers at checkpoint east of Tulkarem | Live Blog by Felicity Arbuthnot | Dissident Voice |  April 5th, 2013 We have an appointment with death, We have become familiar with our shores of despair … — Samih al-Qasim, 1939 – present On Wednesday late evening (April 3rd) and overnight, two unarmed teenagers, […]

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Shocking official statistics offer revealing glimpse of Palestinian life

MEMO | April 5, 2013 A report from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has shown that around half of the Palestinian population is under 18 years old, equating to 2.04 million young people. The total population in the occupied Palestinian territories in 2012 was 4.29 million.PCBS Director Ola Awad said that the results […]

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VIDEO | Shadia Mansour releases new song, Navil tours the Middle East ~ by @docjazzmusic

Musical Intifada |  06 April 2013 | Dr. Tariq Shadid aka Doc Jazz The scene of music for the Palestinian cause is not as huge as it should be, but it is vibrant and alive with an energy that surpasses the scope of its relatively limited audience. This undoubtedly heralds a growing adherence and increased […]

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3 Palestinians detained in Jerusalem area

Maan News Agency | Apr 6, 2013 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Friday detained three Palestinians in clashes in the Issawiya neighborhood in the Jerusalem district, an activist group reported. The Wadi al-Hilweh information center said that a special forces assaulted and detained three young men, and transferred them to al-Maskobiyeh detention center. The […]

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VIDEO | West must focus on Israeli nukes not Iran’s peaceful program

WHAT NETANYAHU LEFT OUT WHEN HE DREW ‘HIS’ BOMB September 27, 2012 by occpal | Last Update: Oct 16, 2012 Although the red marker was of impressive size, this was quite a “shitty”  result US  taxpayers get’s in return for it’s 30 Billion US taxdollars in “aid” to fund Israel’s arsenal of (nuclear) weaponry and […]

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VIDEO | Israeli forces use brutal tactics to crush Palestinian

April 5, 2013 | PressTV A political analyst tells Press TV that the Israelis continue the pattern of repression, this is the nature of the occupation and it is endemic and there is no limit to the brutalities that Israeli occupation forces inflict upon the Palestinians. The comments came after thousands of Palestinians attended mass […]

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In Their Shoes | Obama’s Empathy Deficit in Palestine ~ by Uri Avnery

by URI AVNERY | Counterpunch | Apr 5, 2013 Obama in Israel: Every word right. Every gesture genuine. Every detail in its place. Perfect. Obama in Palestine: Every word wrong. Every gesture inappropriate. Every single detail misplaced. Perfect. It started from the first moment. The President of the United States came to Ramallah. He visited […]

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