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#GazaUnderAttack | Amnesty International Calls for UN Investigation, Arms Embargo

Al Qassam Website | July 13, 2014   13-07-2014,08:49 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – Amnesty International has called for a UN-mandated investigation into international violations committed during the ongoing Israeli air strikes across Gaza, including the continuing volley of “indiscriminate rocket fire” from Palestinian armed groups into Israel. It also called on the UN to […]

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Falk (@rfalk13) calls for urgent action to solve Gaza’s power crisis and avert its impacts

[ PIC 27/11/2013 – 03:08 PM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– UN special rapporteur Richard Falk called for urgent action to address the power crisis in the besieged Gaza Strip that has left 1.7 million of its residents in a dire situation. “The situation in Gaza is at a point of near catastrophe,” the UN official, who […]

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UN declares 2014 the ‘Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People’

A United Nations (UN) car passes in front of new houses which are part of a project funded by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on November 21, 2013.(AFP Photo / Said Khatib) RT | November 26, 2013 23:28 The UN has […]

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No Vaccine but Polio for Palestine!

Nov 9, 2013 by occpal And Yes! Media is buzzing again about the altruistic ‘aid’ of this world and contribution to health of kids by buzzing media reports about 20 million kids to get polio vaccine after Syria outbreak. (Source) Of course because Europe is at alleged risk. Not in Palestine though. On May 20, […]

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UNESCO rescinds US and Israel’s voting rights

A view of the main hall during the opening of the UNESCO “Forum of leaders”, on November 6, 2013, in Paris. (Photo: AFP – Jacques Demarthon) Al Akhbar English | Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated at 5:00pm: UNESCO has suspended the voting rights of Israel and the United States, two years after they stopped paying […]

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Israel must lift Gaza blockade: Iran UN envoy

This file photo shows Palestinians rushing to buy food and other staples that are in short supply due to the Israeli blockade imposed on Gaza. PressTV | Thu Nov 7, 2013 9:52AM GMT Iran’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani says the Israeli regime should end its illegal blockade of the impoverished Gaza Strip. […]

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Israel Rejects Natural Gas Boundary Proposal

UN resolution 3005 stipulates that natural wealth & resources of occupied Palestinian Territories fall under the control of residents of occupied territories   Meanwhile, Israel continues its quest to tap into the European market, with the last of the obstacles to do so now cleared. (Photo: Reuters – Amir Cohen) By: Yahya Dbouk | Al […]

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Gaza’s Tunnel Economy ~ by @StephenLendman

by Stephen Lendman | Stephen Lendman Weblog | Oct 30, 2013 They’re a vital lifeline. They’re a potential death trap. They’re a bonanza for profiteers. They symbolize Palestinians’ will to survive. It shows their determination to do so against all odds. Decades of Israeli viciousness haven’t deterred them. They’re not about to quit now. Besieged […]

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Seven years of popular resistance in Al-Masara: ‘We want freedom, not aid money’

26th October 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil Team | Al Masara, Occupied Palestine Some of the protesters at the demonstration Friday 25th October, over a hundred non-violent protesters, half of them internationals frommore than a dozen countries all over the world marked the seventh anniversary of the popular struggle of the people of Al […]

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VIDEO | Secrets of Gaza resistance tunnel east of Khan Younis city to the occupied land

Oct 25, 2013 Incredible information about Hamas tunnel that was prepared for the abduction of Zionist soldiers to be exchanged with Palestinian prisoners. معلومات مذهلة عن نفق حماس الذي كان تم حفره لخطف جنود صهاينة ومبادلتهم بأسرى فلسطينيين Hamas has a Right to Dig Tunnels PNN | Published on Thursday, 17 October 2013 13:44 by […]

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Hamas: The UN, Feltman look at things with one eye

[ PIC 23/10/2013 – 05:40 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement strongly denounced Jeffrey Feltman, the deputy secretary-general of the UN, for considering the tunnel that was discovered lately east of Khan Younis district in Gaza a breach of the truce agreement. Its spokesman Fawzi Barhoum stated in a press release on Wednesday that […]

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Ghussain: Resistance tunnels legitimate means of self-defense

[ PIC 23/10/2013 – 10:48 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ihab Al-Ghussain, the spokesman for the Gaza government, said that digging resistance tunnels was an internal affair and a legitimate method for self-defense. He said on his Facebook page on Wednesday that the Palestinian people and its resistance factions are entitled to take whatever means possible […]

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Dexia Bank and Belgian Government Finance Illegal Israeli Settlements in Occupied Palestine

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk rebukes Dexia Bank and Belgian Government by Mario Franssen, Intal spokesperson | Global Research | Oct 22, 2013  Richard Falk, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of […]

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Hamas has a Right to Dig Tunnels

PNN | Published on Thursday, 17 October 2013 13:44   by Amira Haas / Haaretz Why shouldn’t Hamas dig tunnels? What makes a tunnel more “terrorist” than a navy boat firing on fisherman, or less of a security need than unmanned aerial vehicles? Each to his own resources in the arms race. In Israel, demonstrating […]

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Palestinians disenchanted a year after @UN ‘status upgrade’ ~ by Khalid Amayreh

  [ PIC 09/10/2013 – 09:23 PM ]   By Khalid M. Amayreh in occupied East Jerusalem Palestinians are sharply divided as to whether efforts to gain statehood recognition at the United Nations would lead to tangible achievements on the ground as Israel continues to refuse to end its decades-old military occupation of the West […]

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