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Stormy Weather Floods Parts of Gaza, More than 300 Families Affected

” Gaza authorities have set up a special telephone number for families in need of help – 5151050 “ Oxfam-PNN MARCH 6 2012 The Gaza Strip experienced heavy floods and strong winds over the weekend, leaving some of the poorest in the most vulnerable areas exposed to the biting cold and unrelenting rain. The cold, […]

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Israeli higher court refuses reunion of Jerusalem families

Related: All Attacks on Palestinians – Timeline – Category [ 15/01/2012 – 12:54 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Jerusalem center for social and economic rights warned the Israel higher court’s decision to reject the reunion petitions filed since 1993 by Jerusalemite families would open the way for the displacement of thousands of natives from the […]

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High Court okays Citizenship Law, legalizing racial discrimination of Arabs

URGENT ACTION ALERT #IsraelKills Dialysis in Gaza: 450 Lives in Danger January 12 2012| by Noam Sheizaf | 972 Magazine According to the 2003 law, Arab citizens of Israel who marry Palestinians will have to emigrate in order to live with their spouses. Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi famously said that “Israel is indeed a Jewish-democratic […]

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Families of political prisoners: 76 political arrests since Abbas-Mishaal meeting

[ 17/12/2011 – 02:11 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– The committee representing families of political prisoners in the West Bank revealed a list of 76 names of Palestinians who have been detained by the PA security forces since the meeting in Cairo between Mahmoud Abbas and Khaled Mishaal last month. A statement by the committee […]

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In Exile: Families relate stories of prisoner exiles

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category by Alistair George | 10 December 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Although Palestinian prisoners endure harsh conditions in Israeli prisons, including and physical and psychological torture, their families are also severely punished through the policies of the Israeli authorities. […]

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UFree slams IOA for barring families from traveling to their relatives in exile

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? [ 13/11/2011 – 10:38 AM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) still bars dozens of Palestinian families from leaving the West Bank to meet their exiled relatives who were released as part of the swap deal with Hamas Movement, according to UFree, […]

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Celebrations in Palestine as prisoners reunite with families – video

Related: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures Russia Today | October 18, 2011 There were tears of joy in the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday as friends and relatives welcomed back Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel. Thousands gathered outside the Palestinian presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah to celebrate the moment. […]

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In Hebron, A Family Waits to Reunite

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category PNN – Palestine News Network | 18.10.11 | Ansar Atmayzeh Nothing makes Amal al-Awawdeh happier than the release of her father Ahmed. She was born while he was in a prison–now 12 and living in the southern West Bank city of […]

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Families relieved by prisoner swap

Palestine’s Prisoners – Worldwide Event Oct 12,2011 | Pictures | Topic | Category Maan News Agency | October 12, 2011 GAZA CITY (IRIN) — Palestinian families are eagerly awaiting the publication of the names of the more than 1,000 detainees that are to be released in a ground-breaking prisoner swap deal with Israel. The Israeli […]

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Settlers stop Palestinian families from visiting captive in Shatta jail

Palestine’s Prisoners – Worldwide Event Oct 12,2011 | Pictures | Topic | Category [ 11/10/2011 – 04:27 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– A group of Jewish settlers calling themselves organise under “the struggle to free Gilad Shalit” stopped on Tuesday morning a coach transporting Palestinian families from the West Bank to visit their loved in Shatta […]

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Palestinians detained in Israel start hunger strike

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News Agency | September 27, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails have started a hunger strike to protest their treatment by the Israeli prison services, Palestinian Authority Minister of Detainee Affairs Issa Qaraqe said Tuesday. Detainees are threatening to disobey all prison rules if […]

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Israelis Attack Bus of Prisoners’ Families

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Palestine News & Info Agency – WAFA Jenin, September 21, 2011 (WAFA) – A group of Israelis attacked on Wednesday a bus carrying families of Palestinian prisoners on their way to visit their detained relatives in the Naqab prison, south of Israel, according to family members. They said […]

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In Gaza, poverty forces children to choose between survival and school – video

UNICEF correspondent Catherine Weibel reports on children in Gaza who risk their lives to feed their families and help them survive. For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org Special Topic | Palestinian Children Special Topic | Ethic Cleansing In pictures Children of Palestine More pictures in the Gallery Images | الصور

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Families Cry Out for Palestinian Prisoners

ingaza weblog | July 25, 2011 For eight years, Umm Bilal has not been able to see her son in Israeli prison. GAZA CITY, Jul 25, 2011 (IPS) – By Eva Bartlett “We could enter the Guinness book of records for the longest running weekly sit- ins in the world,” Nasser Farrah, from the Palestinian […]

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Isarel bans families from visiting their sons jailed in 1948 occupied lands

[ 08/08/2011 – 12:30 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The prisoners’ center for studies said the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) decided to prevent some families of Palestinian prisoners in its jails from entering the 1948 occupied lands to visit their sons at the pretext they made violations. Prisoners in Shatta jail told the center that the […]

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