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28 year old Palestinian prisoner Salem Kassab loses sight due to medical neglect

[ PIC 28/10/2013 – 04:34 PM ] JENIN, GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Jenin, warned on Sunday of the deterioration of the health status of prisoner Salem Kassab, aged 28 from the village of Kafrdan west of Jenin, who lost sight in one of his eyes. Ragheb Abu Diak, Secretary of the PPS, […]

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VIDEO | Disabled people in Gaza fight for their rights, proving they are producers not consumers

Febr 17, 2013 PHOTOS | A Tribute to the Palestinian Heroes on Wheels – Album For who does not understand the need or concept of resistance of Palestine, recommended read: The History of Resistance – The Eagle of Palestine Special Topic – All Israeli Massacres on Palestinians iRemember… – Confirmed Names of Martyrs Occupation 2011 […]

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Blind Palestinian released from Israeli captivity after 14 months administrative detention

[ PIC 13/12/2012 – 04:33 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) released Sheikh Ali Hanun after 14 months of administrative detention, without trial or charge, the Ahrar center for human rights said on Thursday. Director of the center Fuad Al-Khafsh said that despite Hanun’s blindness the IOA detained him on six separate […]

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A tale of blind father with four sons in jails

[ PIC 06/12/2012 – 04:37 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The family of Hajj “Abu Azzam Meri” is one of the Palestinian families who suffered a lot from the occupation, where his four sons were detained in Israeli jails and banned from seeing their children. Haj Abu Azzam, father of the four prisoners, said to Ahrar […]

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#PalHunger | Lawyer: Sharawna almost blind after 88-day hunger strike

Maan News Agency | Sept 26, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Ayman Sharawna is almost totally blind and suffering from severe kidney problems and partial memory loss after 88 days on hunger strike in an Israeli jail, rights groups said Wednesday. Sharawna, 37, has lost vision in his left eye and 80 percent of vision in […]

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Father of blind children still jailed after 5 months without any charge

Maan News Agency | Aug 1, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Ihab Abu al-Jedyan is one of dozens of Palestinians from Gaza detained during interviews with Israeli security forces to secure a permit to visit the West Bank. Abu Al-Jedyan, 35, is the father to two blind children who study at al-Shuroq school for the […]

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Gaza man & Sole Parent of 10 Children, seeking family reunification ‘detained at Erez’

Maan News Agency | April 17, 2012 (updated)   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained a Palestinian man at a military crossing from the Gaza Strip last week, relatives told Ma’an. Eyhab Ahmad Abu al-Jidyan, 39, attended an interview with security officials at the Erez crossing last Monday and never returned, his family said. […]

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Action Alert ▶ Gaza teen blinded by Israeli airstrike: I spend my days inside… @pcrftweets

Memorial Website | Never Cast Lead Again – War on Gaza Mahmoud Mattar, a teenager in Gaza left blind by an Israeli airstrike. (MaanImages/PCHR/HO) Maan News Agency | Jan 7, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Three years on from an Israeli attack that left him blind, 17-year-old Mahmoud Mattar says he spends most of his […]

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IOF troops close Burin village, arrest blind boy in OJ

[ 09/07/2011 – 02:29 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) closed entrances to Iraq Burin village, south of Nablus city, on Saturday and tightened security measures at roadblocks in the vicinity of the village. Abdul Rahim Qadus, the municipality chief, told the PIC on the phone that the soldiers refused to allow entry […]

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US is blind to rights abuses in Palestine

Monday, July 04, 2011 | Gulf Daily News THE US criticism of Bahrain’s human rights record is absurd when compared to its stance towards the Palestinian cause. In fact, the declaration by US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice that America would withdraw funding from the UN if the Palestinian State was recognised is […]

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Armed settlers harass the villagers of Qusra, a village south east of Nablus

  14 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement On Saturday June 11, six or seven armed settlers accompanied by the Israeli military entered the Palestinian village of Qusra and harassed villagers. Before they escaped they threw stones at a village truck smashing the side glass and cracking the windscreen. At approximately 5.00pm, the Imam of […]

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WATCH: Faith, blind support and the Jewish state – video

Wednesday, May 25 2011| Joseph Dana | +972 Magazine American Zionism is at a dangerous crossroads. At the AIPAC conference days ago, Max Blumenthal asked some participants about the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. The answers he got were shocking for their ignorance but not surprising. What I saw in this video is […]

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Seeing With Their Hearts

PNN – Palestine News Network – 06.05.11 – 14:26 Gaza – ANERA TO PNN – “These children can see with their hearts. They feel things. They have a very powerful sense of touch. They ask very detailed questions. I admire their wonderful ability to describe things using their imagination,” said Ibtisam Marzouk, as she talked […]

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UFree condemns Israel’s renewed isolation of blind Palestinian

[ 13/04/2011 – 08:10 AM ] OSLO, (PIC)– The European network for the defense of Palestinian prisoners’ rights (UFree) condemned in a statement the Israeli military court ruling extending the solitary confinement of Palestinian prisoner Obada Said Bilal for six months. UFree urged the Israeli court to end the suffering of Bilal, who is blind. […]

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European Network Denounces Extended Solitary Confinement Of Blind Palestinian Detainee

Wednesday April 13, 2011 07:19 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The European network to Support the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners, (UFree), denounced Tuesday an Israeli court ruling forcing a blind Palestinian detainee in solitary confinement for additional six months. Detainee Ebaba Dilal – Palestine-Info The detainee was identified as Ebada Sa’id Bilal, form […]

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