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Hamas calls on EU to remove its name from terrorist organizations’ list

[ PIC 20/06/2013 – 08:32 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas called on the European Union to remove its name from the list of “terrorist organizations”, stressing that it believes in democracy and openness to the world. Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for the movement, urged in a press statement on Thursday, High Representative of the Union for […]

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Global march organizers say will not confront forces

Maan News Agency | March 18, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Organizers of an international rally to support Palestinians at the end of the month said Sunday they are not interested in confrontation with the Israeli army, after similar demonstrations a year earlier ended in bloodshed. “We are after all not an army, but popular peaceful […]

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Israeli occupation forces arrest Palestinian human rights team

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category [ 21/01/2012 – 03:58 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces arrested a Palestinian human rights team in occupied Jerusalem while documenting the arrest of a Jerusalemite boy on Friday night. Wadi Hilwa human rights center said in a statement […]

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A human rights organisation: sick captives live in harsh conditions

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category [ 03/11/2011 – 09:53 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian centre for the defence of captives said that the occupation authorities and the prison administration are fully responsible for the lives of 25 captives in the Ramalah prison hospital. Researcher at […]

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Hamas appreciates admitting Palestine as full-fledged UNESCO member

Essential Read: The Promised Land ~ by Jad KhairAllah [ 31/10/2011 – 05:56 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas appreciated all countries which voted for the admission of Palestine as a full-fledged member of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). A responsible source in Hamas described the step in a statement on Monday as […]

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Youth organization sets up settler monitoring group

▣ Related: Topic Settler Violence | All posts on Settler Violence Maan News Agency | Sept 18, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Young activists have set up a coordination center to monitor Israeli settler attacks in Hebron ahead of the Palestinian membership at the UN. The group, including Palestinian and international volunteers, human rights activists, lawyers, […]

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For Hamas, United is so much Better

Date posted: May 09, 2011 By Joharah Baker for MIFTAH | May 11, 2011 In all of the vicious propaganda swirling around the Palestinians’ newly found reconciliation, there is one point that needs to be emphasized if the propaganda is ever to be dismissed, especially about Hamas. While Israel, the United States and pretty much […]

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From the archive, 26 April 1948: Irgun fails to seize Jaffa

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 26 April 1948 The Guardian, Tuesday 26 April 2011 Irgun, the Jewish terrorist organisation, yesterday morning assembled a strong force on the “frontier” of the Jewish city of Tel Aviv and began an attack on the Arab port of Jaffa. The attack was not authorised by Hagana, the Jewish Army, […]

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OIC calls for protection for the Palestinians

Monday, 11 April 2011 11:40 The OIC, the Secretary General called on all international bodies to intervene in order to protect the Palestinian people, stop Israel’s aggression. The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has condemned in the strongest terms Israel’s “atrocious” military aggression against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip […]

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If HAMAS is a Terrorist Organization, What Does That Make Israel?

11. Jul, 2010 Intifada Palestine Political Perspective by Tim King Salem-News.com     It’s time to move past convenient political descriptions. (SALEM, Ore.) -The term ‘terrorist’ group ranks among the most overused descriptions in existence for a political enemy. Hamas, an acronym of Harakat al-Muq?wamat al-Islamiyyah, meaning “Islamic Resistance Movement”, is the only political group […]

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REPORT | Documenting the crime of torture in the Palestinian Authority’s Territories

Wednesday, 12 January 2011 18:45 Introduction The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain has issued several reports on human rights violations in the territory of the Palestinian Authority highlighting the practice of torture in prisons. It is clear that the Palestinian security services have been using torture on a wide and systematic basis for […]

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Syrian 80-ton aid heads to Gaza

[ 22/12/2010 – 05:33 PM ]   DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Syrian Arab popular committee for the support of the Palestinian people has sent a new aid batch of foodstuffs and medical material to the besieged Gaza Strip. An official Syrian media quoted the head of the committee Ahmed Abdulkarim as saying that four trucks loaded […]

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Fayyad’s gov’t names Jihad ‘banned organization’

[ 06/10/2010 – 02:00 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine said Fayyad’s illegitimate government in the West Bank has officially labeled the Jihad movement a “banned organization”. The government has prohibited interaction with the group and denied its elements and supporters the right to engage in public, charitable, or social activities. […]

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