Tag Archives: human right

OIC: Gaza suffers acute shortage in drinking water

[ PIC 23/06/2012 – 05:38 PM ] Jeddah, (PIC)– The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stated that the Gaza Strip is suffering an acute shortage in potable water, because of its reliance on groundwater, which is plagued by pollution and high salinity. The OIC said in its monthly report, which monitors the humanitarian conditions in […]

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Deliberate Medical Neglect | A prisoner in Gilboa suffering from Mediterranean Fever

[ PIC 22/06/2012 – 09:50 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC) — The prisoner Alaa Adib Abdul-Jabbar Shuraitah was suffering from symptoms of Familial Mediterranean Fever, Tadamon Foundation for Human Rights revealed. According to Ahmed Betawi, a researcher at Tadamon Foundation, the prisoner Shuraitah (33 years) has been suffering from Familial Mediterranean fever that is causing him […]

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DELIBERATE MEDICAL NEGLECT | Health of prisoner Alaa Hassouna’s badly deteriorated

[ PIC 21/06/2012 – 04:57 PM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner center confirmed the serious deterioration of the prisoner Alaa Hassouna’s health, detained since 2004, in light of the deliberate medical neglect by the Ramla Prison administration where he is serving an 8-year sentence. The center said in a press release, on Wednesday, that the […]

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#PalHunger | Captive Jerbouni refused medical treatment while shackled

LIVE BLOG ▶ DEMAND ISRAEL TO RELEASE MAHMOUDSARSAK [ PIC 12/06/2012 – 04:44 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Prisoner Lena Jerboni (37 years) chose to return to her cell in Hasharon prison, despite her deteriorating health condition and her severe pain, to get rid of the handcuffs that shackle her hands all the day in […]

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The right to water: Water cistern demolitions in Hebron area

Joseph | 23 April 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Monday April 23, 2012, the Israeli occupation forces destroyed four water cisterns outside of the city of al-Khalil (Hebron). Two of the destroyed cisterns were located in the Abweire area, a small agricultural neighborhood of 400-500 residents northeast of al-Khalil. The other two […]

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VIDEO | Palestinians Behind Bars: Prisoners Without Human Rights ~ by @pchrgaza

Apr 17, 2012 by pchrgaza This short film was produced by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights to mark the annual Palestinian Prisoners Day of 2012. This short film was produced by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights to mark the annual Palestinian Prisoners Day of 2012.         Palestine’s Prisoners Pictures Palestinian […]

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PWA: Water shortages threaten food security

Maan | March 22, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinian food production is hampered by limited access to abundant natural water resources, the water authority said Tuesday. In a report to mark World Water Day, observed Wednesday, the Palestinian Water Authority and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics warned that water shortages lowered food production. “Israeli […]

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Around 300 Int’l Groups Demand Lifting Restrictions on Palestinian Mobility

Wafa News Agency | March 15, 2012 GENEVA, March 15, 2012 (WAFA) – Around 300 international non-governmental organizations signed an appeal on Wednesday demanding lifting of Israeli restrictions on Palestinian mobility in the occupied West Bank, Thursday said a statement by the Euromid Observer for Human Rights (Euro-Mid(. The plea was submitted in a seminar […]

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Amnesty Calls for Release of Nabi Saleh Activist Bassem Tamimi

WAFA NEWS MARCH 3 2012 LONDON, March 3, 2012 (WAFA) – The London-based Amnesty International (AI) Friday called for the immediate release of Basem Tamimi, a civic activist from the Ramallah area village of Nabi Saleh, arrested for his peaceful protest against Israeli takeover of village land for settlement expansion. Describing Tamimi as “Palestinian human […]

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Journalists advocate group CPJ raps closure of Palestinian TV stations

Al Watan TV staff members look at the damage caused by Israeli troop during a raid on the station in Ramallah. Press TV Thu Mar 1, 2012 5:59PM GMT The non-profit Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned Israel’s move to shut down two Palestinian TV stations in the West Bank city of Ramallah. About […]

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Fatah calls Israeli raids on TV stations “state terrorism”

MEMO March 1 2012 A spokesman for Fatah’s Office of Information and Culture, Ahmed Assaf, has described Israel’s raids on the Watan and Al-Quds TV stations as “state terrorism” and a violation of international laws that guarantee freedom of information. In a media statement, Mr. Assaf said, “The attacks carried out by the Israeli occupation […]

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Military radio targets protesters for future arrests

24 February 2012 | Israeli Military Radio- Online | ISM Shuhada Street in Hebron today may become the scene of a confrontation, as hundreds of left-wing Jews and Arabs are expected to march there to protest the closure of Shuhada Street from Palestinians. Police and army will attempt to keep order. At 12:00 today (Friday) […]

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Weekly demo in Kufr Qadum – Jan 27, 2012 – video

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Jan 27, 2012 | by David Reeb Friday 27.1.2012 protest by the Palestinian village of Kufr Qadum near Nablus against the theft of their land and against the obstruction of their freedom of movement In Pictures Album – Weekly Demo – Jan 27, 2012 – […]

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This smear against Israeli human rights activists is all too familiar ~ by @benabyad

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Adalah defends Palestinian rights. The European Jewish Congress attack on it reflects a wider pattern of bullying Ben White | guardian.co.uk,  4 January 2012 ‘Adalah is a legal rights centre in Israel that works to promote and defend the rights of Palestinian citizens.’ Photograph: APAimages/Rex […]

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Palestinian Youth Deliver “Thirsting for Justice” Petition to European Diplomatic Representations

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? “Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right.” Kofi Annan PNN – Palestine News Network –  15.11.11 – 21:56 EWASH Representatives of the Jerusalem Youth Parliament delivered on Thursday a photo petition to European diplomatic representations as part […]

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