Tag Archives: IDP

#GazaUnderAttack | PRESS RELEASE MOH GAZA | Intense and Indiscriminate Artillery Fire. The Evacuation of Civilians

By Global Research News |Global Research, August 01, 2014 Gaza Ministry of Health, Palestine  August 01, 2014 Urgent call for international assistance to evacuate civilians The Ministry of Health Gaza calls for immediate international assistance to evacuate thousands of civilians trapped under heavy Israeli bombardment in Rafah, in which at least 40 have already been […]

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Silwan committee: 130, 000 Jerusalemites are homeless

[ PIC 07/11/2012 – 09:06 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Silwan defense committee said that the Israeli occupation regime has displaced at least 130,000 Jerusalemite natives after seizing or demolishing their homes in the holy city. However, the committee did not indicate if this number of Jerusalemite natives aforementioned has been displaced by Israel since […]

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Israel demolished 467 buildings and displaced 700 Palestinians in 2012

[ PIC 08/09/2012 – 08:51 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) demolished 10 Palestinian-owned structures in Area C of the West Bank this week, including five residential structures, displacing 32 Palestinians, including 14 children, according to a weekly report issued by the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA). In […]

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REPORT OCHA: Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians last week

[ PIC 03/06/2012 – 10:07 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) said Israel displaced more than 60 Palestinians during one week after demolishing their homes in West Bank areas in addition to its demolition of other homes and structures. In a recent report, OCHA stated that Israel […]

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The strangulation of a village – video

by Sylvia | 10 March 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Sheikh Nasri looks resigned as he describes his home as “the most terrorised village in the country”. With 34,000 uprooted trees in the last two years and some 4,800 dunams of land stolen, the village of Al Jab’a has little to smile about. […]

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Forty-Four Years of Occupation – by Stephen Lendman

By Stephen Lendman * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | June 4, 2011 On March 7, Palestinian Prisoners Society head Qadura Fares presented a paper to the UN International Meeting on the Question of Palestine, addressing the plight of political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention facilities, saying: Palestine “has been under criminal occupation for […]

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Sands of Sorrow – video

  Sands of Sorrow (1950); On the plight of Arab refugees from the Arab-Israeli war. Dorothy Thompson speaks on the refugee problem. Refugees live in tents in the Gaza Strip, are given blankets and food by Egyptian soldiers, and receive flour from UNICEF. A Lebanese priest conducts services. Refugees work as plumbers, carpenters, tailors, and […]

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Refugee & IDP Rights

Assistance, Protection & Reparations for Palestinian Refugees & Internally Displaced Persons Refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have the right to assistance and protection. International assistance and protections are required when national authorities are unable or unwilling to act on their obligations. The right of refugees and the obligations of states are set out in […]

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Serving the Refugees of Dheisheh Camp: an Insight into the Popular Committee

25.03.11 – 23:11 By Alessandra Bajec – On a visit to Al-Feneiq Cultural Center, meeting with well-respected Naji Owdah seemed to be a worthwhile opportunity to familiarise with what work is done by a popular committee inside a refugee camp, and how the needs of people living in Dheisheh are served. The views presented here […]

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Abbas Hamideh: Invitation to Al-Awda’s Ninth Annual Convention

March 20, 2011 For information about the upcoming Ninth Annual Int’l Al-Awda Convention, visit http://al-awda.org Onward, United and Stronger Until Return!   Ninth Annual International Al-Awda Convention The Embassy Suite Hotel, Anaheim South 11767 Harbor Boulevard Garden Grove, California 92840 April 29, 30, 2011 A significant event at a critical time in Arab history At […]

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Story of Chile’s Palestinian Refugee Community, Past and Present

Al Tanf refugee camp. (MAP) By Douglas Smith| Palestine Chronicle | March 16, 2011 From the outset, Chile is probably one of the last countries one would consider when trying to understand the effects of the Nakba and the depth of the ongoing Palestinian refugee crisis. Geopolitically, it could not be any farther away from […]

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Calls on Facebook for millions to march for right of return

[ 03/03/2011 – 10:00 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian activists have used the Facebook social network calling to a peaceful million man march for the Palestinian refugees’ right of return due to kick off May 15. Dubbed ”the 2011 march of return”, it aims to ensure that every last exiled Palestinian returns to the […]

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Jihad slams Lebanese gov’t for changing law concerning Palestinian refugees

[ 27/02/2011 – 01:29 PM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– The Islamic Jihad Movement said that the amendment made to the law of labor and social security in Lebanon only serves the policy of resettlement that is rejected by the Palestinian people, calling on the Lebanese government and parliament to reconsider this law. In a press […]

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ei: Refugee rights of little concern to PA, documents reveal

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 25 January 2011 The Palestine Papers reveals how Palestinian negotiators bartered the rights of refugees. (MaanImages) More has been revealed in the Palestine Papers, Al Jazeera’s expose that uncovers internal documents and secret correspondence from the last decade of negotiations between the Israeli government, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority and the United […]

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Baraka discusses refugees’ affairs in Lebanon with UNRWA officials

[ 20/01/2011 – 09:39 AM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas representative in Lebanon Ali Baraka conferred with director of UNRWA affairs in Lebanon Salvatore Lombardo at UNRWA headquarters in Beirut on Wednesday on means of improving living conditions of Palestinian refugees in the country. The meeting also attended by three Hamas political officials in Lebanon […]

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