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#PalHunger | Rights group urges France to have Palestinian hunger strikers released

[ PIC 09/06/2012 – 11:12 AM ] PARIS, (PIC)– The Human rights association appealed to the French government to urgently intervene with the Israeli regime to have two hunger strikers released from its jails. In a statement on Friday, the association said prisoner Mahmoud Sarsak and Akram Al-Raikawi have been on hunger strike for long […]

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Arabs to urge yes vote on Palestinian UN bid

Published today (updated) 11/08/2011 21:07 Palestinians carry their national flag towards Israel’s controversial separation near the West bank town of Tulkarem. [AFP/File Jaafar Ashtiyeh] RAMALLAH (AFP) — A delegation of Arab foreign ministers will urge permanent members of the Security Council next week to vote for Palestinian UN membership, a top Palestinian official said Thursday. […]

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Israeli MK’s Petition Netanyahu to Immediately Increase Illegal Settlement of West Bank

Thursday August 04, 2011 14:14 by Danny Johnes – IMEMC and Agencies Forty-two MK’s and cabinet members have petitioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resolve the housing crisis by building in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to Haaretz. An Illegal Israeli Settlement Under Construction (Archive) The petition was given to Netanyahu on Tuesday, […]

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US urges Turkey to stop Gaza flotilla, Ankara blames Israel

SEVİL KÜÇÜKKOŞUM ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News As the U.S. administration openly warned the Turkish government for the first time against allowing another aid convoy to Gaza, Ankara responded by saying “Washington should first warn Israel to abstain from violence.” In a move to avert a repetition of last year’s May 31 crisis on the […]

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Austria rights group urges new Egyptian government to end Gaza siege

[ 17/02/2011 – 12:55 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Austria-based Friends of Humanity organization has called on the empowered Egyptian army to remove the economic blockade imposed on Gaza and to release Palestinians held in its prisons. In a letter addressed to the army, it urged the new government in Egypt to allow natural […]

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Greybeards Urge US Not to Veto UN Anti-Settlement Resolution 

    January 20, 2011by Jim Lobe — Antiwar.com Some four dozen former top U.S. diplomats and prominent policy analysts are urging President Barack Obama not to veto a proposed U.N. Security Council resolution that is expected to reaffirm the illegality of Jewish settlements in the Occupied Territories. In a letter released here Wednesday, former […]

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Jerusalemite officials urge Masri to get hunger strikers released from PA jails

[ 06/01/2011 – 04:51 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Jerusalemite officials facing exile from occupied Jerusalem urged Palestinian businessman Munib Al-Masri to intervene to have the hunger strikers released from the Palestinian authority’s jails and help end their suffering. This came during Masri’s visit to their sit-in tent at the Red Cross headquarters […]

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