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Increasing blindness among Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails due to medical negligence | @Ufreenetwork @UNISPAL @hrw

MEMO | July 10, 2012 The report points to the number of Palestinian prisoners who are at risk of losing their eyesight completely. A Palestinian Authority report has recorded an increase in the number of prisoners suffering from loss of vision and deteriorating sight in Israeli jails as a result, it is claimed, of medical […]

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Natacha Atlas BDS? Great, but some criticism is due ~ by @docjazzmusic

Sunday, 02 October 2011 15:07 | DocJazz All of us BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions)-supporters undoubtedly are happy to see any artist join the boycott against the racist Zionist entity that calls itself ‘Israel’. Therefore, there is reason to applaud Natacha Atlas’ recent decision to cancel the performances that she had scheduled there. However, a […]

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Gaza electricity crisis ‘due to faulty power line’

Published today 19:26 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinians in Gaza have been breaking their daily fast in darkness this Ramadan due to an electricity crisis in the coastal enclave. Gaza’s energy authority said the blackouts were caused by a faulty power line from Israel. Officials in Gaza said Israeli authorities were stalling maintenance of the […]

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UNRWA halts number of projects due to lack of financing

[ 09/07/2011 – 09:09 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– UNRWA has halted a number of its projects due to the lack of financing thus crippling services to 1.1 million refugees living in the Gaza Strip, a UN report said on Friday. The weekly report for the UN office for coordinating humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said that UNRWA […]

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‘Israeli aggression due to uprisings’

Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:11AM Hamas Political Bureau Deputy Chairman Moussa Abu Marzouk Hamas says Israel has stepped up aggression against Gaza due to the uprisings in the Arab world and is trying to undermine Palestinian resistance movements’ reconciliation efforts. “Nowadays, there is aggression against the Gaza Strip. This aggression [has] now increased because of […]

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Palestinians in Gaza face humanitarian disaster due to water pollution

15:10, March 24, 2011 Increases the bookmark twitter facebook digg Google Windowslive Delicious buzz friendfeed Linkedin diigo reddit stumbleupon The Palestinians in the Gaza Strip had on Wednesday expressed fear that a humanitarian disaster is pending due to the lack of underground water and the increasing pollution of drinking water, as Israel prevented them from […]

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Israeli cordon on W. Bank and Gaza due to Jewish holiday

18/03/2011 – 02:34 PM OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) declared it would impose after midnight Friday a cordon on the West Bank and Gaza border areas lasting for three full days on the occasion of an alleged Jewish holiday called Purim. The Israeli media said these security measures were taken according to […]

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Gaza agriculture sector loses out on $36 million due to Israeli blockade

Monday, 07 March 2011 13:45 Palestinian truck drivers blocked the Karem Abu Salem Crossing because of the recent closure of the Karni crossing by Israel. The effect of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip is such that the agricultural sector in the territory loses out on $36 million worth of business. The figures were presented […]

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Israel findings on Gaza flotilla raid due

23 January 2011 Last updated at 06:39 GMT | BBC News By Jon Donnison BBC News, Jerusalem The Mavi Marmara and other vessels were intercepted last May by Israeli navy commandos An Israeli inquiry into a military raid on aid ships trying to reach Gaza last May is due to publish its first findings. The […]

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