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@BBC denies reality of how siege hurts healthcare in Gaza

Amena Saleem | 11/22/2013 – 19:08 | Electronic Intifada In April this year, the BBC’s Director-General Tony Hall gave assurances to members of Parliament about the BBC’s impartiality when covering Palestine. He also told MPs that the BBC’s complaints process, headed by the BBC Trust, provides adequate checks and balances. However, some of the BBC’s […]

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Zaarir: administrative captives will begin escalatory steps

[ PIC 22/11/2013 – 09:25 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian MP Bassem Zaarir announced that the administrative detainees will start escalatory steps, including open hunger strike to end their detention, adding that the prisoners’ suffering has continued in the absence of a real move to release them. Zaarir, who was released on Thursday from the […]

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Urgent: Hunger striker Alaa Hammad is nearing death

[ PIC 22/11/2013 – 06:23 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Jordanian prisoner Alaa Hammad is nearing death after 204 days of hunger strike in Israeli jails, human rights sources confirmed. Waed Association for prisoners expressed deep concern over the serious health condition of hunger striker Alaa Hamdan without any national or international attention to his issue. […]

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#PalHunger | Palestinian Detainees In Asqalan Conduct Hunger Strike

Al Qassam Website | 20-11-2013,08:35 Gaza – The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Palestinian detainees held at the Israeli Asqalan Prison started an open-ended hunger strike after special units of the Israeli army invaded the prison on Monday November 18 2013, and injured several detainees. The PPS said that tension is gradually mounting […]

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Palestinian prisoners threaten to escalate protests against medical neglect

[ PIC 18/11/2013 – 08:04 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoners, including patients, in Israeli jails threatened to take protest steps soon to pressure the Israeli prison authority to end its medical neglect policy against them. Ragheb Abu Dyak, head of the popular committee for the support of prisoners in Jenin city, said in […]

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#StopIsrael | Cancer-stricken Palestinian prisoner’s health deteriorates

Al Ray Agencies | Nov 17, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – The Head of the Prisoners National Movement said that ill prisoner Yosri al-Masri,30, from Deir al-Balah, who suffers from thyroid cancer, returned to Nafha Prison after having a surgery to treat cancer without eradicating it. “The prisoner spent few days after the surgery in Muraj […]

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@Facebook closes some Hamas-affiliated pages

Al Qassam Website | 17-11-2013,10:45 Al Qassam website- Gaza- The facebook administration arbitrarily closed on Friday a number of pages linked to the Hamas Movement, including the page of Ajnad news agency.The facebook pages of senior Hamas official Husam Badran and Sheikh Ahmed Yassin as well as the page of the Islamic bloc at Al-Khalil […]

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IOA refuses to allow treatment of university lecturer Dr. Abdulsattar Qassem in Jerusalem

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 10:21 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) refused to allow treatment of Dr. Abdulsattar Qassem, a lecturer of political science at Najah university, in Jerusalem. He said in a terse statement on Monday that the IOA refused to give him permission to enter Jerusalem for medical treatment. He […]

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Hamas (@hamasinfo) : Death of Turabi an Israeli crime

[ PIC 06/11/2013 – 12:39 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas movement held the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) fully responsible for the death of captive Hasan Al-Turabi due to its deliberate medical neglect of Palestinian prisoners and the inhuman practices against Turabi. Hamas said in a statement on Tuesday that the “martyrdom of Turabi, 22, is […]

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Family of Jerusalemite captive Da’na appeals to save his life

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 12:36 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Family of Jerusalemite captive Ali Da’na, 35, appealed to all health institutions and human rights organizations to immediately intervene to save the life of its son, who has been suffering from serious health problems for many years. Ali has been arrested 3 times, the last of […]

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Calls on PA to prosecute Israel for crimes against Palestinian prisoners

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 12:24 PM ] NABLUS, GAZA, (PIC)– Ahrar Center for Prisoners’ Studies and Human Rights strongly denounced the Israeli heinous crime against the martyr Hassan al-Turabi, 22, who was handed over to his family nearly dead after ten months of his arrest. The center called on PA to prosecute the occupation authorities […]

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#PalHunger | Akram Al-Fsissi continues his hunger strike for 36 days, suppression in Gilboa prison

[ PIC 04/11/2013 – 03:56 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian captive Akram al-Fsissi, from Ethna village west of al-Khalil, has continued his hunger strike for 36 days in a row protesting his administrative detention. Al-Fsissi, 30, began his strike since 29 September while he was in Ofer prison. He was then transferred to Ramle prison […]

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VIDEO | Israel pulling NSA strings: James Fetzer

Published on Nov 3, 2013 Press TV has conducted an interview with James Fetzer, Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota Duluth (Madison) about the United States government spying on American citizens as well as eavesdropping on several world leaders. Related News How to keep watching @PressTV Truth does not bother “Israel”. Pushing Buttons Do. […]

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Electricity outage has serious impacts on Health: Minister of Health

Minister of Health, Mufeed al- Makhllaty Al Ray Agencies | Nov 4, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – ” Health and humanitarian conditions in Gaza are  at risk due to electricity outage  across the Gaza Strip,” Minister of Health,  Mufeed al- Makhllaty warned on Monday. He said in a press statement   that the stop of  functioning of […]

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#PalHunger | IOF forces MP Hatem Qafisha in administrative detention to break his strike

[ PIC 02/11/2013 – 02:34 PM ] AL-Khalil, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have forced a detained Palestinian MP to conduct medical tests due to his health deterioration after boycotting medicines and Israeli prison clinics as part of the administrative detainees’ protests. Palestinian human rights sources said that IOF transferred on Saturday the MP Hatem […]

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