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Shocking official statistics offer revealing glimpse of Palestinian life

MEMO | April 5, 2013 A report from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has shown that around half of the Palestinian population is under 18 years old, equating to 2.04 million young people. The total population in the occupied Palestinian territories in 2012 was 4.29 million.PCBS Director Ola Awad said that the results […]

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ACRI’s Annual Report 2012 – Human Rights in Israel and Occupied Palestine

Source: ACRI Website ACRI’s 2012 Situation Report examines the current state of human rights in Israel and in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: house demolitions continue in Palestinian and Bedouin village; asylum seekers are persecuted relentlessly; the occupation of the West Bank and the regime of discrimination are bolstered by doublespeak and efforts to silence opposition; […]

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Father of blind children still jailed after 5 months without any charge

Maan News Agency | Aug 1, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Ihab Abu al-Jedyan is one of dozens of Palestinians from Gaza detained during interviews with Israeli security forces to secure a permit to visit the West Bank. Abu Al-Jedyan, 35, is the father to two blind children who study at al-Shuroq school for the […]

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Startling new threats to children’s welfare emerge in Silwan | Palestine

Tuesday, 15 March, 2011 | 15:52 Mohammed Ashwah,11. Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — In a serious development in children’s welfare in Silwan, 11 year old resident Mohammed Ashwah has revealed to Silwanic a new attempt at exploitation of the village’s youth. Mohammad, together with his father Nimer Ashwah, have decided to tell the story in order […]

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