Tag Archives: water

Hamas calls for biggest ever sea convoy to bust Gaza blockade

[ PIC 18/08/2013 – 09:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement called on free people of the region and the world to exert all efforts possible to lift the siege on Gaza Strip especially after the closure of Rafah crossing and destruction of most of the tunnels. Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, called […]

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Three swimming Palestinians arrested off Gaza shores

Al Qassam website | 18-08-2013,09:12 Gaza- Israeli navy arrested Saturday morning three Palestinians swimming in the sea of ​​Gaza. The Hebrew radio reported “a ship has spotted three suspects off the coast of the Gaza Strip as they entered the Israeli waters,” It stated that the three were arrested, noting that they have been subject […]

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Why water should be on the table ~ by Jews for Justice for Palestinians

Jews For Justice for Palestinians | July 31, 2013 In this posting, factsheet from the Center for Economic and Social Rights; an excerpt – Israeli Military Orders – from Amnesty International’s report, Troubled Waters, and a factsheet from Stop the Wall, Nurturing Water Apartheid in Palestine, on Israel’s water company Mekorot. Infographic by Michael Vexler, […]

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Bedouin in the West Bank: Settler attacks, denial of water

31st July 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Huwwara, Occupied Palestine In Huwwara, 9km south of Nablus there are two Bedouin families who have been living in tents with their animals since the start of June. They are usually camped near Hebron or in the Naqab desert, but for the summer they are […]

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OCHA: Israel still tightens the Gazans’ access to their land and sea waters

[ PIC 06/07/2013 – 07:59 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The escalating restrictions imposed by Israel on access to land along Gaza’s perimeter fence and to fishing areas along Gaza’s coast undermine the security and livelihoods of Palestinians, the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territories stated in […]

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Gaza fishermen protest Israel blockade

Maan News Agency | July 1, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hundreds of fishermen gathered in Gaza City on Monday to protest Israel’s blockade on the coastal territory. Abu Zakariya Baker, an official in the Agricultural Work Committee, told Ma’an that Israel has tortured, shot and killed Palestinian fishermen since the blockade was tightened seven […]

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Israeli occupation seeks to close water wells in Jenin

[ PIC 20/06/2013 – 10:31 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) sent troops into Jenin province on Wednesday night to look for water wells. Local sources said that the Israeli occupation forces raided southern Jenin and erected roadblocks at the entrance to the city. Meanwhile, eyewitnesses said that IOF units were deployed […]

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PCHR: 30 Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen in 3 months

[ PIC 15/06/2013 – 11:02 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Nearly 30 Israeli violations were carried out by the Israeli naval forces against Palestinian fishermen along the Gaza sea within 3 months, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) reported. The PCHR report has documented the Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory carried […]

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Ethnic cleansing by Deprivation: Bedouins forced out of Jordan Valley by water shortages after Israel drains water springs

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News  Agency | June 10, 2013   TUBAS (Ma’an) — Bedouin families are being forced out of the Jordan Valley by water shortages after Israeli authorities drained water springs in the area, […]

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Must See Video | Reality of life for fishermen in Gaza – 6 miles of sea

6th June 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Gal·la | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Zakaria Baker, head of the committee for fishermen in Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) explains the reality for fishermen in Gaza, following Israel re-extending the permitted sailing area for Palestinians from three to six nautical miles. Despite this ‘allowance’, Palestinian fishermen have […]

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Israel’s occupation force confiscates water tankers at Wadi al-Maleh in Jordan Valley

[ PIC 06/06/2013 – 05:00 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have confiscated two Palestinian tractors transferring water tankers used by the residents of Wadi al-Maleh in Jordan Valley and took them to a military camp in the area. The IOF have stopped the tractors that used to transfer water tankers from distant […]

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Israel to “re-extend” Gaza fishing zone to 6 miles and still violates the Bertini Agreement

Maan News Agency | May 21, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Israeli government has decided to re-extend Gaza’s fishing zone to 6 miles, after reducing it in March following a rocket attack from the coastal territory, a statement from Israel’s army said Tuesday. The decision was announced after a meeting between Israeli premier Benjamin […]

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Prisoner Barghouti refuses to drink water after being isolated

[ PIC 19/05/2013 – 12:26 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Wa’ed Society for Detainees and Ex-detainees said that the Israeli authorities transferred on Friday evening captive leader Abdullah Barghouti, sentenced to 67 life terms, to solitary confinement. Wa’ed said in a statement on Saturday that prisoner Barghouti has been on hunger strike for the past 15 […]

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Israeli occupation forces destroy electricity grid, water well in Beit Ola village in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 01:34 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) removed an electricity grid and destroyed a water well and other agricultural installations in Beit Ola village in Al-Khalil for their proximity to the separation wall. Mohammed Al-Omla, the chairman of the village’s municipal council, told Quds Press on Monday that […]

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OIC report says end of blockade on Gaza more important than aid

Middle East Monitor | May 2, 2013 The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has stressed that humanitarian solidarity with the people of Gaza and lifting the Israeli blockade imposed on them since 2006 is much more important than the aid provided by supporters. The second largest international organisation after the UN said in a monthly […]

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