Tag Archives: closure

Khudari: 2000 truck-loads are held in Israeli ports due to occupation’s siege on Gaza

[ PIC 26/03/2013 – 09:54 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal al-Khudari, the head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, said that more than two thousand truck-loads are held in Israeli stores and ports and at Karm Abu Salem crossing due to the occupation siege. Khudari said in a press statement on Tuesday that […]

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3 workers injured in tunnel explosion in Rafah

Special Topic | Full list of all documented Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 26/03/2013 – 09:50 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Three Palestinians were injured on Tuesday when a gas canister exploded in one of the tunnels south of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra said. […]

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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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Israel extends collective punishment with closure of Abu Salem and Beit Hanoun crossings

[ PIC 24/03/2013 – 04:23 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) decided to extend the closure of Karam Abu Salem and Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossings for several days for security reasons and at the pretext of the Jewish holidays. Ra’ed Fattouh, chief coordinator of the commercial traffic at Gaza crossings, said the […]

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VIDEOS | Demonstrators open Hagai road gate for first time in decade

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article 15 February 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Hebron, Occupied Palestine A peaceful demonstration was violently broken up by the Israeli occupation forces using tear gas grenades and canisters, and skunk water. Road opened […]

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Ahmad al-Akhras, Journalist: My failure in finding employment is not because I am incapable

PCHR Gaza – Narratives – 08 January 2012 The closure imposed on the Gaza Strip, which entered its 6th year, has prevented a vast majority of Palestinians living in the strip from maintaining their livelihoods and realizing their right to an adequate standard of living. This closure bans imports of goods and materials in the […]

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Palestinian prisoner society appeals for closing Hawara jail

[ PIC 26/11/2012 – 06:23 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner society said the Palestinian prisoners in Hawara jail are suffering from inhumane incarceration conditions as more detainees keep pouring in. A lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PSS) reported that the Israeli administration of Hawara prison deliberately locks up every detainee in a […]

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#VIDEO | Gaza traders suffer Israeli blockade

Sep 15, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews The Israeli blockade imposed on the coastal enclave affects different sectors in the Strip. Traders in Gaza also suffer from the blockade, which limits their work and adds difficulties on a daily basis. Follow our Facebook on: https://www.facebook.com/presstvchannel Follow our Twitter on: http://twitter.com/presstv Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the World […]

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Occupation to close Ibrahimi Mosque five days

[ PIC 06/09/2012 – 07:20 PM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) decided to close the Ibrahimi Mosque in Al-Khalil city and prevent Muslim worshipers from entering it for five days this months, the Directorate of Endowments in Al-Khalil confirmed. The Director of Endowments in al-Khalil, Zaid Al-Jabari affirmed that the IOA told the […]

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Economist: Closing tunnels causes huge economic losses

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:38 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Economist Dr. Maher Al Tabbaa affirmed that the sudden closure of the Gaza tunnels without opening the commercial crossings and without lifting the siege will cause huge economic losses in Gaza. Al Tabbaa called, in an article on Monday, for ending the siege and the hardships […]

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Gaza pilgrims stranded after border attack

Islam Times | Aug 9, 2012 Islam Times – After the deadly attack near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, many Palestinian pilgrims are now stuck in the besieged coastal enclave not being able to go for the Umrah rituals which is being held in the Holy city of Mecca during the holy month […]

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Haneyya reaches Egyptian intelligence chief on the phone

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 01:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier in Gaza Ismail Haneyya reached Egyptian intelligence chief Murad Muwafi over the phone on Monday to discuss the murder of Egyptian border guards in Sinai. The government’s spokesman Taher Al-Nunu told the PIC that the “lengthy” phone call focused on the crime. He said […]

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Abu Marzouk: Closing the Rafah crossing mass punishment

[ PIC 06/08/2012 – 12:51 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Mousa Abu Marzouk, deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau, considered the closing of Rafah crossing as a mass punishment, saying that it is a wrong decision. He called, on his page on the social networking site “Facebook”, on Monday for strengthening the Egyptian security control over […]

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#VIDEO | Israel’s military operation in the southern Gaza Strip – June 14, 2012

#EndGazaBlockade | Why? → The Facts Jun 14, 2012 by ICAI2 Recorded from Khuzaa village, east of Khan Younis by Mohammed Qudaih Israeli forces infiltrated into Palestinian territory and opened machine gun fire, tank shelling, helicopters were above and fired rounds of bullets as well, according to witnesses. UPDATE: Israeli shelling east of Khan Younis […]

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UN warns Israel over Gaza blockade

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos (file photo) PressTV Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:41PM GMT This amounts to a collective punishment of all those living in Gaza and is a denial of basic human rights in contravention of international law.” UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief […]

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