Tag Archives: March 15 Movement

Israeli Arabs, Bedouins protest discrimination

By Yoav Lemmer (AFP) – March 30, 2011 AL-ARAQIB, Israel — Arab Israelis and Bedouins marked “Land Day” on Wednesday, saying the Jewish state still maintains a discriminatory policy of trying to force its minorities off their land. Rallies were held in Israel and the Palestinian territories in an annual commemoration of a 1976 shooting […]

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Detainees join March 15 movement hunger strike

March 29, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons announced Tuesday that they have joined the March 15 youth hunger strike to demand an end to the national division. Thirty detainees in Israel’s Jalbou’a, Ramon, Nafha and Beersheba prisons said they would remain on hunger strike until Palestinian reconciliation was achieved, said Raed […]

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Pro-unity youth protests continue

March 27, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian youth say they will continue to protest across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip calling for an end to national division and elections for the Palestinian National Council. “Youth will continue picketing until national unity is restored,” a statement from the protesters said. A loose coalition of […]

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Palestine’s Youth Revolt

In the West Bank and Gaza, young Palestinian activists are taking to the streets to demand change from their feuding political leaders. BY NOUR ODEH | MARCH 23, 2011 RAMALLAH —The youth of occupied Palestine, like their compatriots across the Middle East, are starting to demand changes from their divided and unresponsive leadership. They call […]

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Palestinian unity movement’s goal strikes at heart of Israeli occupation strategy of divide and conquer

by Alex Kane on March 17, 2011 | MondoWeiss The slogans are simple enough: “the people want an end to the division,” tens of thousands of young protesters in Gaza and the West Bank chanted as their protest movement demanding Palestinian political unity kicked off March 14. But beneath the simple slogan is an audacious […]

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Haneyya responds to protests, calls on Abbas to begin urgent talks

15/03/2011 – 05:11 PM GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza Prime Minister Mohammed Ismail Haneyya has called on rival Fatah chief Mahmoud Abbas to immediately begin comprehensive national talks whether in Gaza or the venue of his choosing. The statements came as a positive response to dozens of marches sweeping the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning that included […]

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PA puts off military trials of 23 Hamas members in W. Bank

15/03/2011 – 05:13 PM WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Palestinian authority security apparatuses postponed the military trials of 23 Palestinians affiliated with Hamas Movement in the cities of Nablus and Al-Khalil. According to local sources on Tuesday, the security apparatuses in Nablus delayed the holding of military trials against 18 detainees until the fourth of April […]

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