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Israel releases 4 Gaza fishermen ‘detained at sea’

Related: All Attacks on Palestinians – Timeline – Category Maan News Agency | Jan 8, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces released four Palestinian fishermen on Sunday morning, after they were detained overnight off the coast of the Gaza Strip, the head of the fishing community said. The men were seized along with their […]

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Local youth, Ameer Qaraeen 15 years old, targeted again by Israeli forces

Wednesday, 14 September, 2011 | 23:36 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) Israeli forces arrested local youth Ameer Qaraeen yesterday, Tuesday 13 September. Qaraeen, 15, was taken from Wadi Hilweh district of Silwan on the pretext of being absent at a scheduled court appearance. Qaraeen has been subject to an […]

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Detained journalist questions right to freedom of speech for Palestinians

West Bank security forces allegedly held George Canawati for five days after he reported on tensions within Fatah party Harriet Sherwood in Bethlehem guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 29 December 2010 17.20 GMT Article history Palestinian security forces detained journalist George Canawati for five days without charge or explanation. Photograph: Abed al-Hashlamoun/EPAAn independent West Bank journalist detained for […]

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