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Moroccan MPs barred from entering West Bank

Maan News Agency | April 9, 2013 AMMAN (AFP) — Israeli authorities on Monday barred two Moroccan MPs accompanying EU parliamentarians from crossing into the West Bank to meet Palestinian officials, one of the lawmakers said. “The Israel authorities prevented me and my colleague Ali Salem Chekkaf from crossing into the West Bank without giving […]

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VIDEO | Israel confiscates private Palestinian land to enlarge checkpoint

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News Agency | March 27, 2013 JENIN (Ma’an) – Israeli forces have notified a Palestinian man from the northern West Bank that his tract of land measuring 3,000 square meters near al-Jalama […]

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Collective Punishment of all off occupied Palestine’s West Bank by general closure for Jewish holiday

Maan News Agency | March 24, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli army will impose a general closure of the West Bank during the Jewish holiday of Passover, the army said Sunday. The West Bank will be closed from midnight Sunday until midnight Tuesday, the army said in a statement. “Persons in need of medical […]

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The Bethlehem Obama Didn’t See

The Daily Beast | Anna Lekas Miller | March 22, 2013   If President Barack Obama had landed in Bethlehem by helicopter as planned, he would have landed just outside of Dheisheh Camp—a refugee camp in the south of Bethlehem. However, as fate would have it, a sandstorm struck Jerusalem on Friday, causing Obama to […]

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Israel confiscates money from Palestinian travellers

MEMO | March 12, 2013 Israel confiscates money from Palestinian travellers coming from abroad through al-Karameh crossing between the Palestinian territories and Jordan, the Tadamon Organisation for Human Rights said on Tuesday. Al-Tadamon’s field researcher, Ahmed Al-Betawi, has said that the amount of money being confiscation has increased sharply in recent times. Besides undergoing derogatory […]

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Israel prosecutes a boy from Jenin and erects checkpoints

[ PIC 02/03/2013 – 02:29 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli military court in Salem camp, northern Jenin, postponed the trial of a Palestinian boy from the town of Rummaneh, western Jenin, and refused to release him. Zuhair Rashid Ahmad, 17, was arrested by Israeli soldiers on 15/2/2013 after an Israeli military jeep had deliberately run […]

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Israeli soldiers detain Jerusalemite youth at ‘Container’ roadblock

[ PIC 23/02/2013 – 10:14 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained a Jerusalemite youth at the Container roadblock to the east of occupied Jerusalem on Saturday morning. Eyewitnesses said that soldiers manning the roadblock detained 24-year-old Mahmoud Nuwara, from Bethlehem, at the roadblock then took him away. IOF soldiers exploit this […]

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Palestinians ‘run roadblock’, injured by Israeli police fire

Maan News Agency | Febr 14, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians were hurt by Israeli police fire after they drove through a roadblock in the northern West Bank on Sunday, Israeli police said. Locals identified one of the wounded as Yasser Mohammed Nimer Abu Hamed, who was shot in the back while driving the […]

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Israeli forces set up temporary checkpoints in Qalqiliya

Maan News Agency | Febr 13, 2013 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli forces set up temporary checkpoints around Azzun village in Qalqiliya late Tuesday, locals said. Villagers were prevented from entering or leaving the area as Israeli forces closed the main entrance to the village and searched people’s vehicles, witnesses told Ma’an. Settlers claimed that Palestinians […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Israeli forces detain Tubas man at checkpoint

Maan News Agency | Jan 24, 2013 \ JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Wednesday detained a 19-year-old Palestinian at a checkpoint in the Jordan Valley, his relatives said. Bilal Bashar Daraghmah, from Tubas, was detained at the al-Hamra checkpoint and taken to an unknown destination, his family told Ma’an. An Israeli military spokeswoman did […]

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17 year old Teen beaten at Israeli checkpoint

Maan News Agency | Jan 23, 2013 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers on Wednesday beat a teenager at a checkpoint south of Nablus in the northern West Bank, the boy said. Ibrahim Adnan Hasan, 17, told Ma’an that soldiers stopped the car he was traveling in at Huwwara checkpoint and checked passengers’ ID cards. “When […]

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#PHOTOS | Dec 20 2012 | Israel extends Apartheid Wall and builds new checkpoint in Shufa’at RC

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Dec 20, 2012 | Photos by Louise Pollack/ WAFA THE COMPARISION THE WORLD CELEBRATED THE FALL OF #BERLIN WALL AND SO WILL PALESTINE WHEN ISRAEL’S WALL OF SHAME WILL GO DOWN   Constructing […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | #Israel holding medicine for Gaza at checkpoint

Note by @occpal Articles 55 and 56 of the Fourth Geneva Convention clearly establish that Israel, as the occupying power, not only has a duty to ensure medical supplies reach hospitals in the OPT, but to ensure and maintain the services of the hospitals too. As High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions, other states […]

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Israeli occupation forces arrest seven Gazans at Erez crossing in 2012

[ PIC 11/10/2012 – 01:57 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested seven Palestinian from the Gaza Strip at Erez (Beit Hanun) crossing since the start of 2012, the Palestine prisoners’ center for studies said on Thursday. It said that IOF soldiers abduct patients seeking treatment in the West Bank or their escorts, […]

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Israel’s occupation forces kidnap son of MP Abu Jehaisha

[ PIC 18/09/2012 – 02:50 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped on Monday evening a son of Palestinian lawmaker Mohamed Abu Jehaisha from Idna town west of Al-Khalil city. Anther son of MP Abu Jehaisha told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that Israeli soldiers kidnapped his brother Mutawakil, 28, as he […]

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