Tag Archives: dignity

PRESS RELEASE | #FLOTILLA2 | Freegaza – Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza

Written by Free Gaza Team | 19 July 2011 For Immediate Release Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza: Small French ship carrying message that cannot be silenced [ ATHENS] The Steering Committee of Freedom Flotilla II: Stay Human can confirm, that after anchoring in international waters overnight, the French-flagged ship Dignité / Karama has […]

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French ‘aid ship’ sails towards Gaza

Yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists expected to reach Gaza Strip on Tuesday after leaving Greek waters. Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 11:00 – Middle East – Al Jazeera English Israel has vowed to prevent any attempt to reach Gaza by sea in defiance of its naval blockade [Reuters] A French yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists which set […]

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French boat to Gaza sails to Egypt: Greek coastguard

Sat Jul 16, 5:35 pm ET – Yahoo! News ATHENS (AFP) – A French yacht carrying activists hoping to run the Israeli blockade on Gaza has sailed to Egypt after a troubled stay in Greece, the Greek coastguard said late on Saturday. The Dignite/Al Karama sailed to the Egyptian port of Alexandria from the tiny Greek island of Kastellorizo, […]

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French Ship Carries Freedom Flotilla’s “Dignity” to Gaza

By Begoña Astigarraga – IPS ipsnews.net Activists on hunger strike in Spanish embassy. Credit:Bego Astigarraga/IPS ATHENS, Jul 12, 2011 (IPS) – The French vessel Dignité-Al Karama is the only boat from the Freedom Flotilla II actually sailing for Gaza in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade imposed in 2006. At the same time, six […]

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Rashid Khalidi: Human dignity in Jerusalem

6 July 2011 |  Israeli Occupation Archive by Rashid Khalidi, Jadaliyya – 5 July 2011 http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/2052/human-dignity-in-jerusalem When Palestinians resort to violence to secure their rights or to resist oppression and discrimination, they are routinely condemned for “terrorism.” When they or others use non- violent, peaceful and legal means to oppose a manifest violation of international […]

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French protest boat still headed toward Gaza

Published today (updated) 06/07/2011 11:10 The “Dignite al Karama”, pictured here in June 2011, is the only boat in a planned flotilla to have set sail for Gaza [AFP/Murielle Kasprzak, File] By Ella Ide ATHENS, Greece (AFP) — A French motor yacht slipped out of Greek waters Tuesday in an attempt to break Israeli’s naval […]

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FIRST SHIP SETS SAIL FOR GAZA

June 25th, 2011 | Author: smac | Derry Friends of Palestine The first fleet of ships of freedom “2″ from France Today the first of the Freedom Flotilla 2 fleet has set sail to the rendezvous point in the Mediterranean where it will meet up with the Irish Ship to Gaza and others ships from […]

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UNRWA staff on strike over working conditions, dignity, not pay raise – video

UNRWA staff on strike over working conditions Press TV Report by Ashraf Shannon, Gaza Wed May 18, 2011 10:48PM | Ashraf Shannon | Press TV | Gaza Facilities of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees UNRWA in the Gaza strip were paralyzed following an all-out strike by eleven thousand employees; the strike […]

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Standing for Human Rights, Dignity in Gaza

By Jane Hirschmann Gaza is crumbling under the weight of an Israeli siege backed by the Obama administration. Roughly 80 percent of Palestinians in Gaza now depend on aid. Vast amounts of infrastructure destroyed in the Israeli attack of 2008-09 require repair. Thousands of families still live doubled up with relatives or are homeless. Children […]

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ICHR: Security coordination with Israel degradation of national dignity

[ 08/03/2011 – 11:42 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) has sights set on taking matters to the Palestinian Supreme Court if the adopted ”security survey” is not stopped soon, and has confirmed that Palestinian Authority prisons are rife with inhumane torture. Mamdouh al-Aker, the Commissioner-General of the […]

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Price of Dignity: Palestine’s Political Prisoners

22:43 01/27/2011 Many of the Palestinian political prisoners are minors. By Kim Bullimore – The West Bank Currently there are more than 11,000 Palestinian political prisoners locked up in Israel’s jails. This week, I found out that my friend Hasan (not his real name) is one of them. When in Ramallah, I mentioned to a […]

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