Tag Archives: Geneva Convention

Ministry of Health in Gaza warns of life and death situation due to electricity crisis

MEMO MAR 1 2012 The Deputy Minister of Health in Gaza has issued a warning about the massive problem of electricity cuts in the besieged territory. Dr. Hasan Khalaf described the cuts as a real danger to the already very difficult health conditions in the Gaza Strip. Pointing to the fact that around 100 premature […]

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IOA renews administrative detention of MP for fourth time

[ PIC 29/02/2012 – 12:10 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has renewed the administrative detention of MP Azzam Salhab for four months for the fourth time running, his family in Al-Khalil said. The family quoted its lawyer as saying that Ofer military court would sit on 5th March to endorse the […]

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Israeli government confirms plan for segregated settler train system

Tuesday February 28, 2012 09:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News On Monday, Israeli officials announced their intention to construct a train system for Israeli settlers living in violation of international law in the West Bank. Yisrael Katz (image by alternativenews) Although Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the proposed rail lines would eventually […]

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URGENT ▶ Israel Kills Dialysis in Gaza – 500 Patients Lives Continuously in Danger

Last update: April 26, 2013 Update – Dec 15, 2011 In an urgent appeal Gaza Health ministery urges the PA in Ramallah to assure delivery of dialysis filters type 5 and 6. And immediately the media bias hits the mainstream that the PA itself is preventing the delivery…. as usual very convenient for the zionist […]

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Palestinian woman struggles for proper medical treatment

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? by Wahed Rejol | 14 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank In 2004 Amal Jamal was sentenced to 12 years in Israeli prison. A year later the Palestinian woman from Nablus was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Today from a hospital in Nablus she […]

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Israel violates Geneva Conventions – video

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? PressTV – Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:57AM GMT An exclusive interview with Henry Norr, Palestine Solidarity Movement, from Berkeley A prominent political activist says that the Israeli regime’s occupation of Palestinian land is an international crime and in violation of the Geneva Conventions.     […]

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Violations against Palestinian detainees escalating

Support Prisoners of Palestine – Action Alert Worldwide Event 09-10-2011,10:08  – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website– Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated Saturday that Palestinian political detainees in Israeli prisons are ongoing with their hunger strike demanding their legal rights, yet, Israel is escalating its violations against them in an attempt to break […]

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#Palestine Protests for it’s Men, Women & Children in Zionist Jails – in pictures

This week all across Palestine there have been protests in the West Bank as well in Gaza in solidarity with the detained Palestinians on hunger strikes who endure severe violations on daily basis, maltreatment, violence, denied human and civil rights.  Arbitrary arrested or jailed with no case nor cause at all. Besides this, torture is […]

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IPA Starts New Measures To Punish Detainees

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners of Palestine Action Alert Worldwide Event: Support Prisoners of Palestine Wednesday October 05, 2011 10:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Maariv reported on Wednesday morning that the Israeli Prison Administration (IPA) has started a series of measures to increase pressure on the Palestinian detainees […]

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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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Occupation Law and the One-State Reality

by Darryl Li | Aug 2, 2011 | Jadaliyya [Image from Gilai.com] For decades, the international law of occupation – a branch of the laws of war (or “international humanitarian law”) – has played a major role in structuring debates around Israel/Palestine. As applied to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the law of occupation has […]

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PCHR Condemns Punitive Measures against Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Jails

Thursday July 21, 2011 18:41 by PCHR The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the decision taken by the Israeli Prisons Administration on Wednesday, 20 July 2011, to stop the higher education program provided to the Palestinian prisoners. PCHR calls on the international community to exert pressure on Israel and compel it to […]

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Israeli Forces Bulldoze Business Near Jenin

Wednesday June 22, 2011 15:46 by David Steele – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group The Ma’an News Agency reports that ten workshops have been destroyed by Israeli forces in Barta’a ash-Sharqiya near Jenin. The workshops are located in the West Bank but are on the Israeli side of the separation wall. […]

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UN voices concern on Israel settlements

Tue May 10, 2011 6:8AM A new UN report on humanitarian affairs says illegal Israeli settlements in the heart of Palestinian residential areas risk undermining the Palestinian presence in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). The report, titled “Positions of Palestinians in East Jerusalem,” suggests that “Israeli measures and policies are prioritizing the settler population of Jerusalem at […]

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IPS deprives isolated prisoner of drinking water for two days

[ 05/05/2011 – 11:35 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli prison service (IPS) deprived Palestinian detainee Nasser Al-Shoki of drinking water for two days after isolating him, the Palestinian prisoner’s society said on Thursday. It added in a statement that Shoki’s life was in danger, noting that he was held in administrative detention since September […]

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