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Palestinians mark 9th anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s death

[ PIC 20/03/2012 – 05:40 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– The Ministry of Youth and Sports held in collaboration with the General Administration for Children and the Directorate of Rafah a solidarity stand on Monday on the Egypt-Gaza border in commemoration of the American activist Rachel Corrie’s assassination by the Zionist occupation in 2004. Dozens 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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UN official calls for protecting rights of Palestinians in occupation jails

[ 19/04/2011 – 08:28 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Maxwell Gaylard, the UN Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, has called for protecting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails especially women and minors. Gaylard said in a press release on Monday that the law should be applied to all prisoners regardless of the reasons […]

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Ihsanoglu calls for protecting the Palestinians, Turkey denounces the aggression

[ 10/04/2011 – 03:18 PM ]   JEDDAH, (PIC)– The Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has called for providing international protection for the Palestinian people in face of the Israeli aggressions. He said in a press release on Sunday that the world powers should intervene to halt the Israeli […]

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Corrie trial resumes in Haifa court with testimony of bulldozer unit commander

Posted on: April 1, 2011 | International Soliaity Movement 29 March 2010 | Rachel Corrie Foundation After a five month recess, the Haifa District Court will resume hearings Sunday, April 3, in the civil lawsuit filed by Rachel Corrie’s family against the State of Israel for her unlawful killing in Rafah, Gaza on March 16, […]

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Israel pondering means of protecting its soldiers from prosecution abroad

[ 05/03/2011 – 08:54 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– An Israeli think tank has been formed to discuss new ways to protect Israeli officers and soldiers from prosecution abroad for crimes against Palestinians. The move came in the wake of an internet list containing nearly 200 Israeli war criminals. According to Haaretz on Friday, […]

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Saadat: PA protecting Israeli security

[ 29/01/2011 – 10:32 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Ahmed Saadat, the secretary-general of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine (PFLP), lashed out at the Palestinian Authority’s security cooperation with Israel. He stated in a letter leaked from his solitary cell his position about the information reported by Al-Jazeera channel concerning the circumstances […]

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Amnesty International challenges British draft law protecting war criminals

[ 15/12/2010 – 10:06 AM ]   LONDON, (PIC)– Amnesty International is challenging amendments the British government has proposed that shield war criminals who step foot in London. The measures the UK suggested are to limit the courts from issuing arrest warrants against war criminals visiting the country. The House of Commons began Monday discussing […]

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