Tag Archives: evictions

The Chutzpah of Israeli Tent Protests

Mohammad Al Kurd is dead. An old paralyzed man in a wheelchair, his wife Fawzia, Um Kamel, and their five children and their families, casted out of their home in Sheikh Jarrah in the East of Jerusalem. Went live in a tent and Mohammed died….That is what happens to one in Palestine who puts up […]

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Exile-threatened Jerusalem officials mark one year in asylum

[ 25/06/2011 – 05:56 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A year has passed since Jerusalem’s Palestinian officials first sat down at the Red Cross headquarters seeking asylum after Israeli occupation authorities threatened to exile them from their native city. They marked the anniversary of their refusal to depart the holy city by sending an open […]

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10 homes bulldozed in Jericho valley

Published 14/06/2011 JERICHO (Ma’an) — The tin homes of ten Bedouin families in the Jordan valley were demolished on Tuesday morning, and power meters confiscated, residents said, leaving dozens homeless. The Bedouin hamlet of Fasayil, north of Jericho, was invaded by 14 Israeli military jeeps escorting two bulldozers at 6 a.m., resident Wahid Ali told […]

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UNRWA: May saw record highs in children displaced in West Bank demolitions

[ 12/06/2011 – 08:30 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A monthly report by the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) shows record highs in children displaced in West Bank home demolitions. “Demolitions saw 67 children displaced in May, the highest monthly figure so far this year,” said UNRWA spokesman, Chris Gunness, “64 in Area C […]

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UN: Israel should end eviction of Palestinians from their homes

May 24, 2011, 19:48 GMT| – Monsters and Critics New York – Israel should end the forced eviction of Palestinians from their homes in the occupied Palestinian territories, the UN humanitarian emergency coordinator said Tuesday. Both Palestinian and Israeli civilians are victims of the on-going conflict, Valerie Amos said following last week’s visit to Israel […]

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Ten More Families To Be Evicted In Sheikh Jarrah

Wednesday April 20, 2011 16:45 by David Steele – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group The Palestine News Network reports that extremist settlers handed out eviction notices to a further 10 families living in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem on Tuesday. A group of settlers from the Moskovich and Chibi Ali organizations […]

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High Court Petition against Israeli Revocation of Palestinian Right to Live in Jerusalem

Monday, 11 April 2011 05:09 Tania Kepler for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) A petition submitted to Israel’s High Court demands that Israel stop revoking the permanent residency permits of Palestinians in the city. HaMoked: Center for the Defense of the Individual and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) submitted the petition on […]

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Ihsanoglu condemns settlements activity in OJ

[ 07/04/2011 – 09:54 AM ] JEDDAH, (PIC)– Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary general of the organization of Islamic conference (OIC), has condemned the recent Israeli decision to build 942 new housing units in occupied Jerusalem. He charged that the continued Israeli settlement expansion in the holy city constituted an “open war on the Palestinians […]

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Abu Arafa: Jerusalem is a time-bomb that could cause entire region to erupt

[ 01/04/2011 – 08:59 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Khalid Abu Arafa, the former minister of the Jerusalem affairs, has described Thursday Jerusalem as a time-bomb that could cause the entire region to erupt. In an interview with the PIC from his sit-in tent in Jerusalem, Abu Arafa said that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas […]

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Israel orders evacuation for Tubas-area Bedouin

March 27, 2011 TUBAS (Ma’an) — Evacuation and demolition orders were handed out to a Bedouin family east of Tubas on Sunday afternoon, local officials told Ma’an. The orders come amid concern from UNRWA officials who noted a near two-fold increase in home demolitions during the first two months of 2011. Nabil Mustafa Daraghmeh, the […]

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Settlers put a tent and try to force out Palestinians of their lands / des colons mettent une tente pour faire evacuer une famille palestinienne

Posted by Anne Paq on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 8:43 pm. (c) Anne Paq/Activestills.org, Ein Hilwe, Jordan Valley, 23.03.2011. From Jordan Valley Solidarity: Breaking news : the army is forcing the Bedouin family out of the land, arresting the head of the family and international and Israeli volunteers Please contact us : 0599 352266 […]

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ei: Legal expert warns of “ethnic cleansing” in Jerusalem

Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March 2011 A Palestinian man walks past an Israeli riot police officer in Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) RAMALLAH, occupied West Bank (IPS) – “If the regime that encourages incitement, racism and anti-democracy is not toppled soon, we will find that the future is already here,” says Israeli […]

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Israel to displace families from Wadi Abu Hindi, raze their homes

18/03/2011 – 10:30 AM NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Thursday handed more six Palestinian Bedouin families living in Wadi Abu Hindi district, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, military demolition orders against their homes at the pretext their presence in the area was illegal. Palestinian local sources said these Palestinian homes are located near […]

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UN slams Israel’s demolition of 96 Palestinian homes since start of 2011

[ 12/03/2011 – 02:46 PM ]   NEW YORK, (PIC)– A report issued by the UN said that Israel has demolished since the start of 2011 about 96 Palestinian homes and buildings in the occupied territories of Jerusalem and the West Bank. UN special rapporteur on human rights in the occupied territories Richard Falk stated […]

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IOF troops demolish Tana for the sixth time

[ 02/03/2011 – 11:39 AM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) demolished the Tana village east of Nablus city for the sixth consecutive time, eyewitnesses reported. They said that the IOF bulldozers, escorted by army jeeps, razed houses, tents, and sheep pens at the pretext they were built without permit. The IOF soldiers […]

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