Archive | October 30, 2013

#WheresYourOutrage Ummah? Israeli attempts to turn Buraq Square into synagogue

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 11:44 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli government has discussed with a special committee a Judaization project that aims at turning Buraq Square into a large Jewish synagogue divided into three sections. Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage confirmed in a press statement on Tuesday evening that the occupation seeks […]

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Gaza’s Tunnel Economy ~ by @StephenLendman

by Stephen Lendman | Stephen Lendman Weblog | Oct 30, 2013 They’re a vital lifeline. They’re a potential death trap. They’re a bonanza for profiteers. They symbolize Palestinians’ will to survive. It shows their determination to do so against all odds. Decades of Israeli viciousness haven’t deterred them. They’re not about to quit now. Besieged […]

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Gaza government condemns the escalation of Israeli attacks against Gaza

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 11:53 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government condemned the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip on Monday, and said: “these raids prove that the occupation is continuing its hostile policies against the Strip through the military actions and siege.” The government urged in a statement after its weekly meeting on […]

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Palestinian Prisoner Releases: An empty gesture ~ by @StephenLendman

by Stephen Lendman | Stephen Lendman Blog | Oct 30, 2013 Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in Israel’s gulag. It’s one of the world’s worst. Many innocent victims are held uncharged or tried. Thousands are wrongfully imprisoned based on nonexistent secret evidence. Women are treated like men. Children are treated like adults. Horrific conditions […]

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UN human rights rapporteur says world court should question Israeli occupation

Israel is very critical of Falk for his courageous reports on its human rights violations against the Palestinians. Earlier this year, Israel’s main ally and protector, the United States, questioned Falk’s capabilities in the role of rapporteur. He defended himself by pointing out that he is only doing his job Middle East Monitor | Wednesday, […]

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IDF keeps secret record of Palestinian olive groves attacks – Report by @RT_com

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Palestinian farmers look at their destroyed olive trees in the northern West Bank village of Qarut on October 19, 2013. (AFP Photo / Jaafar Ashtiyeh) Russia Today | Oct 30, 2013 Palestinian olive […]

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16 Palestinian women in Israeli jails under inhuman conditions

Al Qassam Website | 30-10-2013,09:58 Gaza – Some 16 Palestinian women still detained in Israel jails under inhumane conditions, Ahrar center reported. The director of the center , Fouad  Khuffash criticized women’s organization in Palestine for not highlighting the great role of Palestinian women in the Palestinian struggle. ” dozens of Palestinian women are  still in […]

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16-year-old faces life sentence for alleged throwing of stones to armed soldiers | @UNICEF @Amnesty @UN

Al Qassam Website | Oct 30, 2013 Gaza – Mohammad Mehdi Suleiman,16, is facing in few days a sentence of life imprisonment on charge of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers, Waed Society for Prisoners Affairs reported on Monday. “The Palestinian boy is to appear before an Israeli court in few days as the Israeli military […]

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2nd batch of prisoners freed, Israel angered

Al Ray Agencies | Oct 30, 2013 ALRAY, Gaza – (Israel) freed 26 veteran prisoners (Note occpal: see photos here) to the occupied West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday, alongside US-brokered peace talks. Local Maan News Agency reported that Twenty-one prisoners arrived in Ramallah shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, after Israel released them in a […]

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Egypt to re-open Rafah crossing for 6 days. (Call for students to contact embassy!)

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 30/10/2013 02:37 (MaanImages) CAIRO (Ma’an) – The Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip from Saturday until Thursday, a Palestinian official said. Ambassador to Cairo Barakat al-Farra said in a statement Tuesday that the agreement was reached with the Egyptian authorities to open the […]

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IN PHOTOS | Palestine celebrates the homecoming of freed captives

Oct 30, 2013 Report by Maan news Agency | (updated) 30/10/2013 02:36 By Charlie Hoyle BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israel must release all Palestinian prisoners as a precondition for peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, Addameer prisoner rights group said Tuesday, as 26 detainees prepared to leave Israeli prison custody. The prisoners were due to be […]

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The Israeli units took two administrative captives to court by force

[ PIC 29/10/2013 – 03:39 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies said that elements of the Israeli special units stormed at dawn Monday section 25 in the Negev prison, and took two administrative prisoners by force to the administrative court. Media spokesman for the Center, researcher Riad al-Ashqar, explained that the special […]

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