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Islamic-Christian Committee warns of manipulating definition of refugees – Including Album with Photography

[ PIC 12/03/2013 – 09:33 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary General of Islamic-Christian Committee to support Jerusalem and holy sites, warned of Israeli tireless efforts to change the legal formula that defines “Palestinian refugees”, in order to strip Palestinians who have been displaced from their land in 1948 of this status. […]

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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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Hamas calls the Arab League to address the Israeli “I am a Refugee” campaign

[ PIC 06/09/2012 – 08:53 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Office for Refugees’ Affairs of Hamas sent a note to the Secretary-General of the Arab League Dr. Nabil El-Arabi to address the Israeli “I am a Refugee” campaign. The Israeli Foreign Ministry launched recently a new campaign to wrap over the Palestinian refugees’ rights, particularly […]

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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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Janba and Bir Al-Ad villagers receive demolition orders

[ PIC 08/03/2012 – 03:07 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Wednesday evening stormed Janba and Bir Al-Ad villages south of Al-Khalil city and handed most of the Palestinian families there demolition notices issued against their homes and other buildings. This was the second time Palestinian citizens from these areas received […]

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Expert: Israeli scheme to displace thousands of Palestinians in Al-Khalil

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures [ 20/12/2011 – 06:51 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority has expropriated thousands of dunums of Palestinian land to the south and east of Al-Khalil at trivial security pretexts, Abdul Hadi Hantash, an expert in settlement activity, warned on Tuesday. He told […]

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Amnesty Claims House Demolitions Have Doubled In 2011

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Wednesday December 14, 2011 09:31 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Amnesty International, along with 19 other human rights organizations, reported that the rate of Palestinian homes demolished by Israel 2011 is double the rate of 2010, with over 1,000 Palestinians being displaced […]

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Jerusalem Demolitions Leave 71 People incl 35 Children Homeless

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category 02.11.11 – 19:41 | Palestine News Network PNN – Seventy-one people, including 35 children, have been left homeless after the Israeli administration demolished five homes in the Khan al-Amar area north east of East Jerusalem on Monday. Fifteen army jeeps and one bulldozer arrived in Khan […]

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UN Report criticises Israeli policies which displace Palestinians in the occupied West Bank

  Friday, 12 August 2011 15:45 | MEMO The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has issued a report looking at the policies of the Israeli government which lead to the displacement of Palestinians. “Displacement and Insecurity in Area C of the West Bank” records that there are clear displacement patterns […]

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OCHA: More Palestinians displaced this year than 2009, 2010

[ 01/08/2011 – 10:36 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The UN Organization for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian territories has issued a report documenting that home demolitions in Area C of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem this year had nearly doubled when compared to the same period of last year. The […]

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UN: Marked increase in forced displacement of Palestinians

Published today (updated) 21/07/2011 17:01 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs released a report Thursday documenting alarming trends in the forced displacement of Palestinians in Area C. The OCHA report found that more demolitions have taken place so far in 2011 than in all of 2009 and 2010 combined. […]

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B’Tselem: Israel escalates demolition of Palestinian homes in the West Bank

  More than 700 displaced in six months Friday, 24 June 2011 11:16 | MEMO B’Tselem, confirms that Israel’s forces have intensified the demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank. Statistical data published by the Israeli human rights organization, B’Tselem, confirms that Israel’s forces have intensified the demolition of Palestinian homes in the […]

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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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