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Children and youth under fire in Gaza: two killed and more than ten injured

13 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza WARNING: Contains image some may find disturbing Jaber Abu el-Kaass (12) On Friday April 8th at approximately 5.30 pm a drone dropped a bomb on a group of children and young people who were playing football next to a school in the Al-Shijaija neighborhood, east of Gaza […]

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Amnesty International:Israeli campaign to avoid accountability for Gaza war crimes must be rejected

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: MDE 15/023/2011, 5 April 2011 Israeli campaign to avoid accountability for Gaza war crimes must be rejected Recent Israeli government calls for the UN to retract the 2009 report of its Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict are a cynical attempt to avoid accountability for war crimes and deny both […]

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Illegal Detention Of Palestinian Children | VIDEO

YouTube – Illegal Detention Of Palestinian Children. Related Posts Abusing Palestinian Children B’Tselem: Jerusalemite children tortured by Israeli interrogators B’Tselem: Palestinians abused in Shin Bet facility New Scandals in Child Prisoner Torture: Soldiers Urinate on 13-Year-Old Boys Illegal Detention Of Palestinian Children | VIDEO Action Alert for the Children of Palestine Why are you crying? Torture of Children by […]

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Israeli police detain two Palestinian boys in OJ

[ 18/01/2011 – 03:53 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli police on Tuesday stormed the house of Nasser Qaws in occupied Jerusalem and took away his 16-year-old son Jihad. Qaws said that the police detained another boy from a nearby suburb called Fathi Isbitan, 15, and took them both to the police station in […]

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ANN WRIGHT : YOUTH RESISTANCE IN AFGHANISTAN AND GAZA | Veterans Today

January 16, 2011 posted by Debbie Menon You might ask yourself, what can you do? Wright recommends contacting the Youth Peace groups directly. Get involved. By Barb Forsyth — The Hawaii Independent Ann Wright, a former United States Army colonel and retired official of the State Department HONOLULU—One of Hawaii’s most outspoken peace activists recently […]

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Shot in the Head: Giffords, Hurndall and Palestinian Children

16:48 01/14/2011 We have better uses for our money than to fund atrocities. By Alison Weir There is something particularly horrifying when someone is shot in the head. Perhaps it’s the gruesome image, the destruction of the brain, the clear intent to kill. The recent shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is made even more […]

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IOF troops round up 11 Palestinians in past 24 hours including 2 minors

[ 13/01/2011 – 10:05 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up eight Palestinians in various West Bank areas at dawn Thursday and three others in occupied Jerusalem on Wednesday including two boys. Radio Israel reported that the eight citizens were wanted for questioning. Local sources said that the IOF […]

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Youth arrested in massive dawn raid on Silwan « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Monday, 27 December, 2010 | 13:59 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli police stormed Silwan in a dawn raid this morning, arresting at least 5 children. At least 3 of those arrested are reported to be boys aged 11, 13 and 14 years. Large forces of police raided the homes of the boys, who were seized […]

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Palestinian youth shot, clashes sweep through Silwan « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Saturday, 25 December, 2010 | 22:44 no Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Clashes erupted in Silwan in the early afternoon yesterday, 24 December, and continued throughout the day. Tensions were sparked when a young Palestinian was shot by a rubber bullet by an Israeli soldier or police officer. Young protesters set tires and garbage cans alight […]

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The tragedy of child arrest: a story from Ofer Prison « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Wednesday, 22 December, 2010 | 17:54 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — One of the most serious cases of human rights violations enacted by Israeli forces in is surely that which are carried out against children. Palestinian children throughout Jerusalem and the West Bank live under threat of targeting and arrest by Israeli forces, who rarely distinguish […]

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Israel must grant Gaza justice | Raji Sourani | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Two years on, the victims of Operation Cast Lead are still denied justice in Israel’s biased judicial system Raji Sourani guardian.co.uk, Monday 20 December 2010 12.30 GMT Article history A Palestinian family flees an Israeli missile strike in Gaza, December 2008. Photograph: Eyad Baba/APThe reality of life in the Gaza Strip is hard to convey. […]

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Silwan minor sent to house arrest

  Published today 11:43 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – An Israeli magistrates court on Sunday sent a Palestinian minor from the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem to house arrest for 21 days after the boy’s family paid 750 NIS bail. Mustafa Jamjoum was accused of throwing stones at Israeli forces during recent demonstrations. Also, the Israeli municipality delayed […]

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gulfnews : Gaza children labour to help families

Young people are driven by poverty to work long hours at the expense of their education. By Nasser Najjar, Correspondent Published: 00:00 December 19, 2010 Poverty and deprivation is what drives families to push their children to abandon their schooling and force them to work after school if given the chance. According to the ministry […]

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Children of Gaza

You might rob me of my last inches of land… And throw my youth to years of imprisonment… You might put out a flame in my darkest night… And deprive me of my mother’s kiss… You might rob me of a fragment of my dreams… And deprive our children of the joy of celebrating a […]

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