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American academic group boycotts Israeli universities

Students across the West Bank and Gaza Strip launch campaigns to boycott Israel. (File photo) PressTV | Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:57AM GMT US academic group, the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) passes a resolution to boycott Israeli universities for their complicity in violations of international law by the Israeli regime against Palestinians. The […]

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Dozens of students treated for breathing difficulty after Israel’s teargas attack at 2 schools

[ PIC 25/04/2013 – 06:55 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired teargas canisters at two secondary schools in Abu Dis town to the east of occupied Jerusalem on Thursday. Jerusalemite sources said that dozens of students at Abu Dis school for boys and the other school for girls suffered breathing difficulty […]

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To keep ‘in shape’? Zionist soldiers manning roadblock try to storm school buses

[ PIC 25/04/2013 – 11:52 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers manning the Shufat roadblock tried to storm Palestinian school buses on Wednesday but the drivers refused to allow them. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers were attempting to arrest a number of students, adding that the soldiers delayed the buses for more than an […]

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General strike at Universities throughout West Bank

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:47 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– Palestinian universities closed doors on Wednesday and Thursday protesting against neglecting their employees’ demands by Fayyad’s government. Dr. Amjad Barham President of Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees said, in press statements, that the strike will continue in all West Bank universities, […]

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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 […]

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Muzaini: 50 Scholarships for Refugees from Lebanon to Study at Gaza Universities

DRAH | March 23, 2013 Gaza, (DRAH.ps) — The Minister of Education and Higher Education in the Palestinian government in the Gaza strip, Dr Osama Muzaini, stated that the ministry would provide 50 scholarships to refugee students in Lebanon to study at universities of the Gaza Strip. The step came following the demand to do […]

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PHOTOS | South Hebron Hills Popular Committee struggle for dignified life for Palestinian schoolchildren

Operation Dove | March 18, 2013 PRESS RELEASE South Hebron Hills Popular Committee struggle for dignified life for Palestinian schoolchildren At-Tuwani – On 16-17 March, the South Hebron Hills Popular Committee built a tent near the village of At-Tuwani to provide shelter for the twenty schoolchildren who must wait outdoors for the Israeli military escort […]

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Adalah: Israel denies Palestinian kids in its jails access to education

[ PIC 16/03/2013 – 11:54 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The legal center of Arab minority rights Adalah demanded in a joint letter with defense for children international (DCI) the Israeli prison authority to grant Palestinian children and minors access to schooling in its jails. The center pointed out that there are about 400 prisoners aged […]

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Israeli occupation soldiers try to storm Silwan school

All Israeli Attacks – Timeline | All Israeli cease Fire Violations – Timeline [ PIC 27/02/2013 – 11:54 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) tried to storm Silwan intermediate school for boys in Ras Al-Amud suburb on Wednesday morning. Issam Al-Abbasi, the secretary of the school’s parents council, said in a press […]

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Bedouin communities near Qalqiliya isolated by Israel and facing school demolition

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article   22 February 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus, Occupied Palestine By ISM Nablus The small Bedouin communities of ‘Arab Ramadin al-Janubi and ‘Arab Ab Farda lie south of Qalqilya between the apartheid […]

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Israeli occupation soldiers arrest youth, break into elementary school threaten to beat kids and teachers

[ PIC 07/02/2013 – 10:52 AM ] TOBAS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) manning the Hamra roadblock in the northern Jordan Valley arrested a Palestinian young man at dawn Thursday. Local sources said that the soldiers detained Suleiman Mohammed, 19, at the roadblock while heading from his hometown of Tobas to his work in the […]

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Detainees Denied Access To Books

Monday January 28, 2013 06:13 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights reported that the Israeli Prison Administration is denying the Palestinian political prisoners access to books and educational materials. Ahrar Center The Center said that the detainees had access to prison libraries that contained a large […]

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Teacher kidnapped in Salfit

Maan News Agency | Jan 8, 2012 Palestinian security forces. (MaanImages/file) RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A school teacher was kidnapped on Tuesday in the West Bank city of Salfit, locals said. Jihad Hamid Salim was abducted by unknown assailants at 7 a.m. while on his way to work in the Salfit village of Deir Ballut, witnesses […]

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Schools called off in West Bank due to extreme weather conditions

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 09:42 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The ministry of education in the West Bank has called off school classes for preliminary stages on Tuesday and Wednesday due to extreme weather conditions. Dr. Mohammed Abu Zeid, the education undersecretary, announced on Monday that all schools for kindergartens and up to fourth grade would […]

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Three teachers protesting against Fayyad in hospital

[ PIC 27/12/2012 – 06:02 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Three Palestinian teachers protesting outside the office of Salam Fayyad in Ramallah city were taken to hospital after their health worsened due to their hunger strike. One of the teachers told the Palestinian information center (PIC) the striking teachers, Taher Asafrah, Thabet Asafrah and Tahsin Atawneh […]

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