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Gaza Says Farewell to Vittorio Arrigoni – In Palestine’s Hearts He Remains Forever

“A winner is a Dreamer who never gives up” These words of Nelson Mandela are those which Vittorio Arrigoni wanted to  be quoted on his gravestone. Been in danger but unmovable for many years, he stoods side by side in dangers the Palestinian’s in Gaza undergo day by day. Not a moment he forsaked to […]

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Apartheid and Disrespect: Israel fires Tear Gas at Palestinians in Prayer in Solidarity with Libya

Friday, 18 March, 2011 | 15:00 | silwanic Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Residents of Silwan conducted a public prayer in solidarity with the people of Libya and those martyred in the revolution against the Gaddafi regime today at the Al-Bustan protest tent. The solemnity of the prayer was shattered by Israeli forces positioned in the […]

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Undercover forces infiltrate Silwan, heavy barrage of gas fired on prayer attendants

Friday, 11 March, 2011 | 13:22 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli undercover forces raided Bir Ayyub district of Silwan immediately after the midday prayer today, firing a heavy barrage of tear gas and soundbombs. Eyewitnesses state that Israeli police, accompanied by undercover forces, infiltrated the neighborhood in a small unmarked minibus. An attack of tear […]

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Israeli forces fire gas on residents preparing for weekly prayer

Friday, 25 February, 2011 | 11:30 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli forces fired three tear gas grenades directly at Palestinians in the Al-Bustan protest tent today, as residents assembled for the weekly public prayer. Eyewitnesses confirm that troops fired gas without provocation, and that the region had been entirely calm prior to the attack. Israeli […]

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Confrontations in Silwan after Friday congregation

[ 19/02/2011 – 07:42 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli security men used tear gas to disperse rallies that followed the Friday congregation in Silwan, occupied Jerusalem, causing breathing problems among tens of citizens. Local sources said that the confrontations occurred following the Friday congregation in the sit-in tent in the Bustan suburb in […]

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Injured teen arrested during public prayer in Al-Bustan

Friday, 18 February, 2011 | 16:51 Muhannad Qawasmi, 17, in hospital last year when his eye was injured Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — A Palestinian youth was arrested by Israeli forces today during a public prayer in the Al-Bustan protest tent. 17 year old Muhannad Qawasmi of Bir Ayyub district of Silwan was seized by police […]

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Annoyed by Call to Prayer, East Jerusalem Settlers Appeal to Police

PNN – Palestine News Network -08.02.11 – 13:20 Jerusalem – PNN – The Israeli police plan to limit the volume of calls to prayer issued from the mosques in Shu’fat refugee camp and the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Khamees, responding to complaints from illegal East Jerusalem settlements.   A row of Israeli settlements (PNN […]

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PA militias harass Hamas officials Qabha and Hajj en route to mosque

[ 25/12/2010 – 01:37 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Former Palestinian minister Wasfi Qabha said that militia men from the Palestinian Authority (PA) intercepted and harrassed him along with Hamas leader Khaled Al-Hajj as they were heading for Friday prayers.. Qabha told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that the militias searched the car they were aboard, […]

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