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Number of West Bank building permits for illegal colonist housing set 7-yr record

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Laborers work at the construction site of a housing project at the illegal Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). (file photo) (note occpal: Har Homa or Jabal Abu Ghneim, is […]

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Record number of Palestinians displaced by demolitions as Quartet continues to talk

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures 13 December 2011 | Amnesty International There has been a sharp rise in demolitions of Palestinian homes in 2011 © Amnesty International Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, displacing a record number […]

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Ban Ki-moon: A Record of Failure and Betrayal

by Stephen Lendman on September 20, 2011 | Sabbah Report United Nations Secretary general designate Ban Ki-moon The UN Charter’s Preamble states:“WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED” to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental […]

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Israeli Arms Exports Hit High of $7.2 Billion

  20.06.11 – 14:37 Tel Aviv – PNN – The Israeli defense industry reached a high in 2010 of $7.2 billion in exports, up from the $6.9 billion it had achieved in 2009, thus placing the country among the world’s top four arms exporters. Israel’s Iron Dome System “We recognize the challenges but we’re working […]

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Report: Record number of Palestinians made homeless by demolitions

Photo: Suhair Karam/IRIN Since January, Israeli authorities have demolished 176 Palestinian buildings (file photo) RAMALLAH, 6 April 2011 (IRIN) – The number of Palestinian homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem demolished by Israeli authorities increased for the third consecutive month in March, according to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Since January, […]

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‘UN: Israeli demolitions hit record high’

PressTV | Tue Apr 5, 2011 5:25PM Interview with Jeff Halper Author, Activist and Founder of ICAHD. Israeli soldiers watch a demolition of a Palestinian home. Israel continues to demolish the Palestinian homes despite the UN’s condemnation of the act which is considered to be in contravention of international law. Press TV interviewed Author, Activist […]

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UN official: Israel razed record number of Palestinian homes in March

[ 04/04/2011 – 09:23 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness has said that Israel destroyed a record number of Palestinian homes in the West Bank over the past month of March. Gunness said on Sunday, quoting UNRWA reports, that Israel demolished 76 houses and buildings in March compared to 29 in January and […]

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UN: Israel’s demolitions of Palestinian homes hit record high

April 3, 2011 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israel’s demolitions of Palestinian homes and buildings reached a record high in March for the third consecutive month, according to figures from the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. The UN Relief and Works Agency recorded 76 demolitions of Palestinian buildings in March, forcibly displacing 158 Palestinians including 64 children. […]

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Ufree: Palestinians have broken world prison time record

[ 12/03/2011 – 08:14 AM ]   GENEVA, (PIC)– The Palestinians have broken world records in prison time, said Mohammed Hamdan, the director-general of the Oslo-based European Network to Support the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners (Ufree). Ufree has staged the ”working for justice” conference promoting the Palestinian POW cause at the symbolic UN headquarters in […]

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Medical crisis hits record low, says Gaza Health Ministry

[ 06/02/2011 – 11:41 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Gaza Ministry of Health says the medical crisis has plummeted to record a low, adding that the government in Ramallah has not sent as much of the deserved supplies to Gaza as it claimed. Rights groups warn of more potential disasters sweeping the strip as […]

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