Tag Archives: landgrabbing

Hamas: The absence of int’l justice caused Jerusalem killing

[ 03/10/2010 – 03:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum stated that the absence of international justice and the American bias were the reasons that encouraged Israeli troops to kill a Palestinian young man on Sunday morning in occupied Jerusalem. In a statement to the Palestinian information center (PIC) on Sunday, spokesman Barhoum […]

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National bureau for lands: Settlement activities reported during alleged freeze

[ 03/10/2010 – 10:56 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The national bureau for defending lands and resisting settlement said that Israel’s settlement activities in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem were taking place during last September before its alleged freeze period expired. Immediately after the period of settlement freeze ended, the Israeli settlers declared the […]

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Factsheet | Israel’s Colonial Settlement Policy

Settlements (February 2010) The numbers of Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank was estimated in December 2005 as 438,088 it has undoubtedly now risen to more than 450,000. What is the history behind this? Who are the settlers and how do they relate to the Palestinians whose homes and land they are […]

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Factsheet | Colonisation & Ethnic Cleansing of Jerusalem

Jerusalem This Factsheet explains what is happening in Jerusalem. The Palestinians want Jerusalem to be the capital of a Palestinian state but they are being driven out of the city; the Wall splits the city from the West Bank; Palestinian owned houses are demolished or occupied by settlers and now a tramway (light railway) is […]

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Factsheet | Palestine-Israel : THE BASIC FACTS

Basic Facts Basic Facts provides a guide to some of the essential aspects of the situation in Palestine – a time line, maps illustrating the changes which have taken place since the British occupation of 1917, a map showing the current situation and information on “What you can do”. Factsheet | Palestine-Israel : THE BASIC […]

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Maan News Agency: Hamas applauds PLO decision to stop talks

Published today 09:21 Font- Font+ GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas said Saturday it considered the PLO Executive Committee’s decision to stop direct negotiations with Israel over settlement construction a step toward national reconciliation with the Islamist movement, applauding the move. Senior Hamas leader Salah Al-Bardawil told reporters Saturday that “Hamas hopes Fatah will take a […]

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Palestine Monitor Factsheet – Our Factbook online

The 2009 Factbook is a Reference Guide for Negotiators, Researchers and Civil Society Leaders Concerned with the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. The Factbook is being released in hardcopy, in sections and full version online, to coincide with the one year anniversary of the Annapolis Peace Process launched in November of 2007. The topics discussed within are the […]

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Israeli soldiers ambush Palestinian workers in northern Gaza

[ 02/10/2010 – 10:46 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) surrounded early Saturday morning a group of Palestinian workers in the northern Gaza Strip after opening fire at them. Local sources in Beit Hanoun said IOF special forces carried out an incursion operation at dawn near the Erez crossing in Beit Hanoun in […]

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ei: Nilin journalist “determined to film”

Jody McIntyre writing from , The Electronic Intifada, 30 September 2010 Hamoudeh Amireh moments after being shot in the leg by Israeli soldiers during a protest in Nilin, 17 September. (Saeed Amireh) For more than two years the people of Nilin in the occupied West Bank have embarked on a campaign of unarmed grassroots resistance […]

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Palestinian refugee numbers & whereabouts | IRIN REPORT | 2010

Photo: Serene Assir/IRINA Palestinian refugee living in al-Rashidiye refugee camp near Tyre, in south Lebanon MADRID, 22 June 2010 (IRIN) – For the past 62 years, millions of Palestinians have been living as refugees in areas of the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and in surrounding host countries – mostly in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. The […]

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Occupation bulldozes lands in the village of Takku

[ 01/10/2010 – 08:57 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Eyewitnesses said that Israeli occupation bulldozers started on Friday morning to bulldoze Palestinian lands close to a Jewish settlement built on confiscated Palestinian land belonging to the village of Takku to the south east of Bethlehem. Local sources believe that the work of the bulldozers in their […]

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