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Palestinian prisoners in Ramon jail refuse strip search

[ 08/06/2011 – 03:12 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli Ramon jail have appealed to human rights groups and international organizations to immediately intervene and demand an end to strip searches forced on them. The prisoners said in a statement made available on Wednesday that the prison director insists that they should […]

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The Gaza Strip is Running Out of Medicine

PNN – Palestine News Network – | 08.06.11 – 11:24 Gaza – PNN – The Palestinian ministry of health in Gaza announced that the coastal enclave is heading for an unprecedented medical crisis. Gaza Hospital Dr. Bassam Naoim, spokesperson of the ministry of health, said during a meeting with foreign and Arab donor countries on […]

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Prisoner isolated after refusing to strip naked

[ 30/05/2011 – 10:28 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Palestinian man held in the Israeli Ramon prison was placed Sunday in solitary confinement after he refused to succumb to routine strip searches. The prisoners’ families said in a phone call to the PIC that the prisoner, Mohammed Nafidh Dweikat from Nablus, was dealt 21 days […]

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Families of captives call for an end of strip searches

[ 20/05/2011 – 01:21 PM | PIC ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Families of Palestinian captives in Israeli occupation jails called on local and international human rights organisations to pressure occupation authorities to end the policy of strip searching captives’ relatives during prison visits. The families said that prison administrations deliberately insult captives and their families by […]

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From Gaza…Voices from the Strip

Source: The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy Date: 06 Apr 2011 | By: Saphia Shone for MIFTAH During my first week in Gaza, I attended a performance put on by the performing arts and drama club of the Qattan Center for the Child. The Center’s musician, choreographer and drama director […]

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Israel bans 700 goods from entering Gaza

Israel closes a fourth Gaza crossing after preventing the passage of vital material into Gaza, triggering fears of an impending humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territory Saleh Naami , Wednesday 6 Apr 2011 The area around the Gaza Strip has been declared a “closed military zone” in 2008, (Reuters).   Palestinian crossings official Raed Fattouh, […]

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Gaza factions offer truce, if Israel reciprocates

March 26, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinian factions in Gaza agreed Saturday to commit to a truce with Israel if its military stopped attacking the coastal enclave. The decision was made at a two-hour meeting in Gaza City, initiated by Hamas, to discuss Israel’s escalation in attacks on the Gaza Strip. Over the last […]

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B’Tselem : Stop mortar fire at populated areas in Gaza Strip

  On 22 March ’11, the Israeli military fired “Keshet” mortar shells at the Shaja’iya neighborhood east of Gaza City. The shells killed four Palestinian civilians, three of them from the same family, including two children. The media reported that the firing was a response to Palestinian firing at southern Israel a short time earlier. […]

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Israeli Army Kills 4 Civilians In Gaza Strip

Tuesday March 22, 2011 19:41 by David Steele – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Sources report that 4 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, have been killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza City. Medics stated that the four civilians were: Mohamed al-Hilou, aged 11, Yasser al-Hilou, aged 16, Yasser Hamed al-Hilou, […]

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F16s drop leaflets on northern Gaza

March 17, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israel’s airforce dropped thousands of leaflets on northern Gaza Thursday morning, warning residents to stay away from the border area. An Israeli military spokesman declined to comment on the issue, but officials maintain that the border area off limits, describing it as a zone used by militants to […]

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Israeli army attacks south Gaza Strip

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 08:20| Samar Mohaisen Gaza Strip, (Pal Telegraph)-Several Israeli military troops invaded Wednesday morning agricultural lands in the east of Rafah city, southern Gaza Strip.     Local sources reported that three vehicles accompanied by two bulldozers lunched razing operations to farmlands in Al-Nahda neighborhood amidst massive gunfire at civilians’ houses. Dozens […]

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Health Ministry curbs dialysis visits for Strip’s kidney patients

[ 12/03/2011 – 08:39 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Ministry of Health in Gaza has been forced to curb the number of weekly dialysis visits for the Strip’s 375 kidney patients, including 13 children. The move was made to preserve the Strip’s supply of dialysis solution, which is required for more than 80 devices […]

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Health Ministry curbs dialysis visits for Strip’s kidney patients

[ 12/03/2011 – 08:39 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Ministry of Health in Gaza has been forced to curb the number of weekly dialysis visits for the Strip’s 375 kidney patients, including 13 children. The move was made to preserve the Strip’s supply of dialysis solution, which is required for more than 80 devices […]

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Israeli jets bombard Gaza Strip

Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:56AM DB/NN/MGH An Israeli F16 fighter jet (file photo) Israeli warplanes have once again targeted the Gaza Strip by bombarding two sites in the coastal enclave, Palestinian sources say. Israeli jets early Saturday bombed two training camps in the southern town of Khan Yunis and the Nuseirat refugee camp in central […]

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Megiddo prisoners threaten to go on hunger strike over strip searches

[ 05/02/2011 – 08:40 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Megiddo prison administration could be exploiting the world’s preoccupation with Egypt to impose heavier restrictions, prisoners say. Prisoners have threatened to kick off an open-ended hunger strike to protest the escalation. The prison administration has engaged in suppressive policies turning life into hell, prisoners wrote in […]

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