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Continued Efforts to Establish a National Center Dedicated to Treating Cancer Patients in Palestine

PNN – Palestine News Network –  14.08.11 – 12:31 Jenin – PNN – Ali Samoudi – Statistics and official data show that Palestinian society is prone to very high incidences of cancer, without a doubt due to a number of known factors: the absence of any institutions or officials to deal with the disease and […]

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Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16– 22 June 2011)

Thursday, 23 June 2011 | PCHR Gaza Israeli soldiers arrest an Israeli human rights defender during the weekly peaceful demonstration against the construction of the annexation wall in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah   Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)     […]

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Press Release: Glasglow Aid Convoy to Gaza

Embargoed for: Sunday 19th June 2011 Headline: Forty Ton Aid Convoy Leaves Glasgow for Gaza Photo Opportunity and Press Conference: George Square, Glasgow@1200 hours Sunday 19th June 2011 Justice for Palestine will be leaving Glasgow for Gaza on Sunday in their attempt to deliver much needed medical aid and supplies to Palestinians living under the […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 1 killed, 3 wounded, 26 abducted by Israeli forces this week

Friday May 27, 2011 11:00 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 19– 25 May 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that a Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli forces near the border in the central […]

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Israeli Forces Storms Madda Center for Children in Jerusalem

Date : 26/5/2011   Time : 23:23    JERUSALEM, May 26, 2011 (WAFA)-  Israeli forces Thursday stormed Madaa Silwan creative center (Madaa) in Wadi Hilwah, a neighborhood in Silwan, near Al-Aqsa Mosque, while the children were there, according to witnesses. Witnesses told WAFA that the Israeli soldiers terrorized the children while they were looking for the head of the Center, […]

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Director of Jerusalem Media Center detained by Israeli troops

Tuesday April 12, 2011 00:01 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News After filming an Israeli jeep blocking traffic and driving through pedestrians in Silwan neighborhood, in east Jerusalem, Muhammed Sadeq of the Jerusalem Media Center was detained by Israeli forces, then released soon after. Detention of Muhammed Sadeq (image from Wadi Hilweh Information Center) The […]

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Detainees’ Center condemns Awarta arrests

April 7, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — The Detainees’ Center in Nablus condemned Thursday’s overnight arrest raid during which some 100 residents of Awarta, primarily women, were rounded up from the Nablus-area village. The mass detentions, a statement from the center said, “go against the human rights of the residents.” The roundups were illegal and arbitrary, […]

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PCHR highlight key issues relating to report of UN fact-finding mission on Gaza conflict (the ‘Goldstone Report’)

4th July 2011 | Palestinian Centre for Human Rights |  International Solidarity Movement In light of the media debate and confusion triggered by Justice Richard Goldstone’s 1 April opinion piece in the Washington Post, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) wishes to highlight a few key issues regarding the current status of the UN […]

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Ahrar center launches website in English to promote issue of prisoners

27/03/2011 – 02:46 PM NABLUS, (PIC)– Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights declared the launch of a new website in English language aimed at conveying the suffering of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to the whole world. Director of the center Fouad Al-Khafsh stated that the new website is the first one in […]

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Palestinian center urges Ukraine to pressure for the release of Abu Sisi

26/03/2011 – 10:49 AM GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for the Defense of Detainees in Gaza has called on the Ukraine to disclose the circumstances of engineer Dirar Abu Sisi’s abduction and to give its official position on the incident. The Ukraine government has summoned the Israeli ambassador but has yet to disclose its official […]

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Palestinian protests offer a new chance to break deadlock

Monday, March 21, 2011 From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Jesse Rosenfeld was published by The National on 20 March 2011. To view this article online, please go to http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/palestinian-protests-offer-a-new-chance-to-break-deadlock?pageCount=0. “Palestinian protests offer a new chance to break […]

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Rights center: The killing of two children in Gaza is another Israeli war crime

21/03/2011 – 08:08 AM GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian center for human rights said Israel committed a new war crime when its army killed days ago two children from Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip. The rights center stated on Sunday that Israel used lethal and excessive force on Saturday evening, exactly at about 9:30, when […]

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Center: Israel denies British volunteers entry to West Bank

  Published March 5, 2011 14:26     NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities on Friday prevented a group of British volunteers from entering the West Bank, a peace group due to host the delegation said. Israeli officers stopped a delegation of 12 Scottish Youth Initiative volunteers on the Jordanian border with the West Bank. The […]

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Israeli paper knowingly took part in slanderous and harmful campaign against Center director Jawad Siyam

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 | 16:36 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — In a marked escalation of the media campaign currently waged by the Israeli press against the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, a slanderous article against Center director Jawad Siyam was published by the Israeli newspaper Maariv on 21 February. The article fabricated serious charges against Siyam, including […]

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Israeli Newspaper Slanders Wadi Hilweh Center Director Jawad Siyam – International Middle East Media Center

Tuesday February 22, 2011 15:48 by Ramona M. – IMEMC & Agencies The Wadi Hilweh Information Center, based in the Silwan neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, is reporting that the article published by Israeli daily newspaper, Maariv, on Monday, targeting Wadi Hilweh Information Center director Jawad Siyam is slanderous. The article, entitled “Double Job” makes accusations […]

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