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#London: Palestinian campaign to politically pressure British MPs

[ PIC 12/11/2012 – 09:01 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– The Palestine Solidarity Campaign in UK (PSC) and the Palestinian Forum in Britain (PFB) in addition to a number of other solidarity institutions, Arab communities, and supporters of the Palestinian cause in Britain have called for lobbying MPs to implement international law to protect the Palestinians. […]

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Occupation devises new brutal ways to punish the Palestinian MPs

[ PIC 31/10/2012 – 12:29 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The occupied West Bank in general and its city of Ramallah, in particular, witnessed recently, a remarkable escalation in Israeli brutal practices against Palestinian MPs and liberated prisoners. The Israeli forces have increased its violations through seizing MPs’ vehicles, a new phenomenon that is described by […]

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Gaza Aid Ship #Estelle Commandeered by Israeli Navy; Israel kidnaps European Members of Parliament

Oct 21, 2012  | Juan Cole | Informed Comment The Israeli navy boarded the aid ship Estelle in international waters on Saturday, illegally commandeering it and kidnapping the 30 persons aboard, including five European parliamentarians and Canadian former member of parliament Jim Manly, who is also a retired minister of the United Church. The Israeli […]

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Israel attacks Gaza-bound boat #Estelle in Int’l Waters, Defying International Law, Kidnaps Parliamentarians and activists (PRESS INFO)

Foreign Policy | Oct 20, 2012 for immediate release Contact: US Boat to Gaza, Robert Naiman, 217-979-2857; naiman@justforeignpolicy.org Jane Hirschmann, 845 246 6494; kaneri46@gmail.com New York, October 20, 6AM EDT Shortly after 4:00AM EDT when the Gaza-bound Estelle was in international waters approx. 17 Nautical Miles north of Arish, Egypt (as per the last coordinates […]

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Occupation hinders tour of Members of European Parliament in al-Khalil

[ PIC 03/10/2012 – 09:23 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers hindered tour of members of European Parliament in Old city of al-Khalil, in the southern West Bank, and detained a number of Palestinian activists who accompanied the MPs during their tour. A statement by “Youth Against Settlements” group reported that Israeli soldiers impeded on […]

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Seven Principles – Who Owns Our Politicians? ~ by Stuart Littlewood

Stuart Littlewood | Palestine Chronicle | Aug 18, 2012   ‘People in public life are not always as clear as they should be about where the boundaries of acceptable conduct lie.’ – Nolan Committee. “Who will own Mitt Romney if he is elected?” asks Philip Giraldi after Romney’s trip to Israel to raise campaign funds. […]

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The IFIP demands release of Palestinian MPs

[ 23/07/2012 – 10:28 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– The International Forum for Islamist Parliamentarians (IFIP) congratulated Dr. Aziz Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), for his release from Israeli prisons, pointing out that his arrest by the Israeli occupation forces was in total violation of his parliamentary immunity. Hussein Ibrahim, IFIP chairman, denounced […]

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The IOF arrests Hamas leader and six citizens from the West Bank

[ 14/07/2012 – 02:10 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested during the last two days a Hamas leader and six Palestinians from different districts in the West Bank, and set up checkpoints at several main crossroads. The IOF soldiers arrested on Saturday morning a Palestinian citizen at Etzion crossroad in the […]

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The IOF escalates arrest campaigns against citizens and MPs in WB and Jerusalem

[ PIC 13/06/2012 – 10:48 PM ] JENIN, TULKAREM, JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The IOF launched, on Wednesday, raid and search campaign in different districts of the occupied West Bank resulting in the arrest of 7 people. “Yediot Ahronot” newspaper stated that the occupation troops raided several districts in the West Bank and arrested citizens who were […]

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19 Prisoners in solitary confinement, thousands demonstrate in solidarity

[ PIC 18/04/2012 – 10:40 PM ] NABLUS, GAZA, (PIC)– There are still nineteen Palestinian prisoners in solitary confinement, in the Israeli occupation prisons, according to Tadamun International. Ahmed Al-Betawi, researcher at Tadamun International for Human Rights, said in a statement to Quds Press Agency that “the end of the solitary confinement is one of […]

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Hundreds hoist photos of detained MPs before European parliament

[ PIC 18/04/2012 – 04:48 PM ] BRUSSELS, (PIC)– Hundreds of European activists staged a sit-in before the European parliament in Brussels on Tuesday to mark the Palestinian prisoner’s day. The European activists were protesting the Israeli administrative detention policy against Palestinian citizens and hoisted photos of the detained Palestinian MPs. Participants in the rally, […]

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Bahar calls to intensify pressures on occupation to get detained MPs released

[ PIC 11/04/2012 – 02:18 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Deputy Speaker of the PLC, Dr. Ahmed Bahar, called for intensifying pressures on the occupation government to release of the detained MPs whose detention has been continuously extended. In a press release on Wednesday, Bahar talked of the need to provide all forms of support to […]

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Israeli sponsors treat British MPs to free visits

PressTV | Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:21AM GM Israeli sponsors have funded unofficial trips by members of the British parliament’s all-party groups to the occupied territories, media reports reveal, in yet another twist in British politicians’ questionable links to the Israeli regime. According to The Guardian, British Lords and MPs received at least £1.8 million […]

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Statistics: Israel arrested around 900 Palestinians since start of 2012

Farwana pointed out that the prisoners include 185 children, 27 elected MPs topped by speaker Dr. Aziz Dweik, three former ministers, nine ladies, and 320 held under administrative detention orders, without trial or charge. [ PIC 24/03/2012 – 05:26 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) escalated their arrest campaigns in lines of […]

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West Bank MPs slam PA for not protecting their rights

[ PIC 19/03/2012 – 11:12 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)- The Hamas change and reform parliamentary bloc denounced the Palestinian authority (PA) for its passivity and silence towards the Israeli violations being committed against its lawmakers in the West Bank. In a press release on Monday, the Hamas lawmakers questioned the role of the PA in […]

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