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Abbas: East Jerusalem is Our Capital and We Will Not Negotiate for It

PNN – Palestine News Network -19.01.11 – 11:09 Jericho – PNN – After what he called a “historic” meeting with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told a group of Jericho army cadets, “Jerusalem is our capital and we will not negotiate for it.” Abbas addresses a group of military cadets in […]

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ei: Bilin marches for Jawaher Abu Rahmah

Joseph Dana writing from Bilin, occupied West Bank, Live from Palestine, 11 January 2011 One week after the killing of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, Palestinian women’s groups lead the march in the occupied West Bank village of Bilin, 7 January. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) “I am here because this village’s struggle is much more [than just] about the […]

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Disabled prisoner appeals for providing him with wheelchair

[ 03/01/2011 – 05:42 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– A Palestinian prisoner suffering disability in his feet has appealed to the Red Cross, prisoners’ ministry, and all human rights groups to urgently provide him with a new wheelchair to facilitate his movement. Ahmed Al-Beitawi, a researcher in the Tadamun institution for human rights, said on […]

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350 Palestinians arrested last month for working without permit including minors

[ 01/01/2011 – 09:51 AM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– Israeli police arrested last month 350 Palestinians from the West Bank, 22 of them minors, on charges of working in 1948-occupied Palestine without a permit, the General Union of Palestine’s Laborers said Saturday. The cities of Haifa, Yaffa, Tel Aviv, and Nazareth saw the heaviest […]

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PNN – Palestine News Network – House Arrest for Assaults on Arabs in Jerusalem

22.12.10 – 14:14 Jerusalem – Maysa Abu Ghazala – PNN/Exclusive – Israeli police revealed on Tuesday that they captured nine members of a Jewish extremist cell suspected of carrying out a series of violent, racially motivated attacks on Jerusalem youths. Three of them were released on Wednesday into house arrest until the investigation is concluded. […]

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UN has ‘serious concerns’ over home demolitions

Published today 11:58 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — The UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Jerusalem told reporters Wednesday that the displacement of a Jerusalem family whose home was demolished the day before “raises serious concerns with regard to Israel’s obligations under international law.” The UN’s Maxwell Gaylard, issued a statement after visiting the family of 13 whose home […]

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