Tag Archives: Occupied

Israeli forces destroy Palestinian protest village Canaan for the third time

Maan News Agency | June 8, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces destroyed the Palestinian protest village of Canaan on Saturday for the third time, a local committee said. Yousef Abu Maria, spokesman for Beit Ummar’s committee against the wall, told Ma’an that Palestinian and international activists rebuilt the village after it had been destroyed […]

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Israel Kidnaps 12 Children of the Orphanage School In Occupied Jerusalem

Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:42 by IMEMC & Agencies Wednesday, May 22 2013, The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped twelve children, students of the Orphanage School in occupied East Jerusalem. File – Image By Wadi Hilweh Information Center Bassam Khalil, vice-principal of the school, stated that the army […]

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Palestinians Protest Confiscation Of Cremisan Monastery Lands In Beit Jala

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Friday May 10, 2013 05:27 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies On Thursday evening, hundreds of Palestinians held a protest against Israeli illegal confiscation of their lands, including lands that belong to […]

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Palestinian Christians urge pope (@pontifex) to oppose wall

Maan News Agency | April 29, 2013 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Palestinian Christians near Bethlehem on Monday urged Pope Francis to speak up against an Israeli decision to build its controversial separation barrier on a route they say would cut off their community. “We cry to your Holiness with a feeling of despair and urgency in […]

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UNRWA: Israeli forces demolish Hebron water well

Maan News Agency | Apr 29, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Monday demolished a water well and utility room in the Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron, a local UN official said. Deputy director of the camp’s UNRWA office Ahmad Abu Fadda said Israeli forces declared the area a closed military zone. Fadda added […]

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Khudari: Continuation of building the wall intensifies isolation of West Bank

[ PIC 27/04/2013 – 02:48 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal Khudari, head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, condemned the decision of the Israeli judiciary to continue construction of the apartheid wall near Bethlehem. Khudari stressed in a press statement on Saturday that the Israeli resolution contradicts the resolution of the International Court […]

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VIDEO | Roots of Peace Talks to PNN about Landmines Removal Initiative

PNN English | Thursday, 25 April 2013 13:53 PNN/ Exclusive In an interview conducted by PNN, Founder and Chairman of Roots of Peace Organization, Heidi Kuhn, talked about the project of removing landmines from the Palestinian territories that started Wednesday and will continue throughout the week. Kuhn said that this project was a dream started […]

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Chicago commemorates International Palestinian Prisoners Day ~ by Bill Chambers

We Fight Back | by Bill Chambers | Apr 23, 2013 Chicago, IL – During the week of International Palestinian Prisoners Day, over 20 activists from the Palestine Solidarity Group, United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN), Students for Justice in Palestine and other organizations braved the bitter cold to stage “Intifada Theater” at the Bean […]

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Israeli occupation authority besieges Jerusalemites in 8% of the city area

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 09:13 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Two human rights organizations in 1948-occupied territories accused the Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) of besieging Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem in 7.8 % of the city’s area. Citizen’s Rights and Bimkom Israeli organization have appealed against the Israeli “structural map, Jerusalem 2000” as an illegal map, […]

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Palestinian prisoner suffers speaking difficulty after wrong injection

[ PIC 20/04/2013 – 01:39 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A Palestinian captive in the Israeli occupation jails, sentenced to life imprisonment, is suffering from a serious health status after his jailers gave him wrong injections. The Ministry of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners’ Affairs said that the captive Naim Younus Shawamra, aged 43 from al-Khalil and who […]

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Russian newspaper: Israel injects Palestinian prisoners with dangerous viruses

[ PIC 19/04/2013 – 08:22 PM ] MOSCOW, (PIC)– Russian press sources revealed that the Israeli authorities inject Palestinian prisoners in its detention centers with “dangerous viruses” that lead to death in the long term. The Russian Pravda newspaper said in its Friday edition that “the Tel Aviv regime injects prisoners with dangerous viruses before […]

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Mashaal: We will continue to liberate prisoners from Israel’s jails

[ PIC 18/04/2013 – 10:15 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Head of Hamas’s political bureau Khaled Mashaal said that his Movement would keep working hard to liberate all Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, renewing his Movement vow to uphold the resistance as an option to restore the usurped land and rights. Mashaal made his remarks in […]

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1,000 sick prisoners including 25 cancer patients in Israeli jails

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 07:23 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The head of the Follow up committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, Amin Shauhan, confirmed that more than 1000 Palestinian prisoners suffer different illnesses including 25 cancer patients. The prisoners face deliberate medical neglect by the Israeli prison services aiming to assassinate them as what happened with the […]

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Discriminatory Access And Water-Apartheid In Occupied Palestine ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | April 16, 2013 For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), […]

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Hizb Attahrir slams PA security for suppressing its rallies in West Bank

[ PIC 14/04/2013 – 11:12 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Hizb Attahrir (liberation party) strongly denounced the Palestinian Authority’s security apparatuses for preventing public gatherings and marches in the West Bank, affirming that it would defy this repressive policy and would organize its activities normally. In a statement distributed during a rally it staged on Saturday […]

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