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Campaign warns against legalizing banishment of Palestinian officials

[ 14/05/2011 – 05:20 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The international campaign to Free PLC Members has sent messages to secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and president of the European Parliament warning against decisions that could be made by the Israeli supreme court legalizing the banishment of Palestinian public officials. Palestinian Legislative Council members and […]

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Palestinian Priest, Muslim Officials, Arrive In Italy To Offer Condolences To Vittorio’s Family

Thursday April 21, 2011 05:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies On Behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, Christian and Muslim Palestinian officials arrived in Italy on Wednesday to offer their condolences to the family of Italian peace activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, who was kidnapped and killed by extremist gunmen last week. Vittotio Arrigoni – palsolidarity.org […]

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Gaza officials ask EU to step in after Goldstone comments

April 5, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Over 100 Palestinian figures from Gaza Strip sent a letter of protest to the EU Representative in Palestine, after delegates voted against a move forward on the recommendations of the Goldstone Report at the UN. “Our Palestinian people feel shocked and angered regarding the European vote on Friday, […]

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UN officials concerned over new settlements

UN officials concerned over new settlements Published today (updated) 13/03/2011 14:39 Serry (C) visits the Khan Younis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on December 6, 2009. [MaanImages/Hatem Omar] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry expressed concern Sunday after news of an Israeli government okay for […]

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J’lem officials: The Egyptian uprising one of the finest revolutions in history

[ 12/02/2011 – 02:00 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Two Palestinian lawmakers and one former minister, who are threatened with expulsion from their occupied native city of Jerusalem, hailed the Egyptian people’s uprising as one of the most exalted revolutions known to mankind. In a press release on Saturday, the three officials expressed hope […]

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Al-Quds int’l calls for holding accountable PA officials for giving up rights

[ 29/01/2011 – 02:14 PM ]   BEIRUT, (PIC)– Director of Al-Quds international institution Yassin Hamoud called for holding accountable everyone from the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) involved in waiving the Palestinian people’s rights and constants. “We are waiting for clarifications from the Arab League and the countries that were aware of the details of […]

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Gaza officials, families sit in at Red Cross to promote prisoners cause

[ 12/01/2011 – 03:39 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Government representatives and families of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails joined forces Wednesday morning and sat in outside of the Red Cross offices in Gaza to show solidarity with two chief Palestinian prisoners who are continuing a hunger strike amid demands for their release from isolation. […]

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Ihsanoglu warns international officials of dangers threatening the Aqsa

[ 06/01/2011 – 10:34 AM ]   JEDDAH, (PIC)– Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Conference, has sent messages to foreign ministers of permanent members of the UN Security Council warning them that serious threats were endangering the holy Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. Ihsanoglu underlined that the OIC considers […]

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Jerusalemite officials urge Masri to get hunger strikers released from PA jails

[ 06/01/2011 – 04:51 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Jerusalemite officials facing exile from occupied Jerusalem urged Palestinian businessman Munib Al-Masri to intervene to have the hunger strikers released from the Palestinian authority’s jails and help end their suffering. This came during Masri’s visit to their sit-in tent at the Red Cross headquarters […]

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The Israelis arrest three Beit Rema municipality officials

[ 06/01/2011 – 02:05 PM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli army arrested Thursday morning four Palestinians from the northwest Ramallah town of Beit Rema, three of them members of the town municipality, said Palestinian rights expert Fouad al-Khafsh. The fourth arrestee is Alaa Remawi, a known Palestinian writer. All of the arrestees had previously […]

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Arab Organization takes legal action against chief PA officials

[ 02/01/2011 – 05:32 PM ]   LONDON, (PIC)– The England-based Arab Organization for Human Rights addressed PA chief Abbas and Prime Minister Fayyad demanding a solution to West Bank hunger strikers who are demanding their freedom. The organization said Sunday there no longer remains room for silence and stagnancy as the strikers go on […]

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MSD files complaint in Geneva to stop Israel from exiling Jerusalemite officials

[ 07/10/2010 – 04:41 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Al-Maqdesi for society development (MSD) organization said it filed a complaint with the UN human rights council in Geneva to prevent Israel from exiling four Jerusalemite elected officials from their native city. MSD noted it took this step after it issued a statement illustrating the […]

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Please share! International campaign to support Jerusalem MPs launched

[ 08/10/2010 – 09:58 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The International campaign for the release of Kidnapped Palestinian MPs has announced Thursday the launching of the international solidarity campaign with Jerusalem lawmakers who are threatened with deportation and who have been in a sit-in tent at the Red Cross compound in Jerusalem for 100 […]

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