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Orthodox groups slam Israel’s restrictions on Christian freedom of worship

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 02:07 PM ] Israeli policemen attack Palestinian Christian worshipers at the Church of the Resurrection OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Palestinian Orthodox institutions expressed their dismay at the Israeli restrictions imposed on the Christian Palestinians and religious events. In a press release on Sunday, the Orthodox institutions accused the Israeli regime and […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Israeli police restrict freedom of worship

[ PIC 24/11/2012 – 08:25 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli police forces blocked entry of Palestinian worshippers less than forty years old to the holy Aqsa mosque on Friday and besieged the holy city. The Israeli police deployed thousands of its elements at the gates to occupied Jerusalem and its Aqsa mosque in addition […]

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Israeli soldiers ‘attack man en-route to Jerusalem for prayer (incl video)

Maan News Agency | Aug 15, 2012   HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces assaulted a man while on his way to Jerusalem on Tuesday night, a local committee said. Thaer Ribhi Muhammad Awad, 23, was attacked by border guards while heading to Al-Aqsa for the holy night of Laylat al-Qadr, spokesman for the popular committee […]

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Jerusalem Mufti calls for an end to ‘Israeli terrorism’ against religious sanctuaries

MEMO | March 14, 2012 The Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, has drawn attention to Israel’s continued violation of freedom of worship in Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories. Sheikh Hussein asserted that the Israeli government’s recent announcement that it would be closing the Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslim worshippers for two days next month […]

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Palestinians barred from Aqsa Mosque

  PressTV –  Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:27AM GMT Iranians took to the street on Quds Day to express solidarity with Palestinians in Tehran on August 25 Thousands of Palestinians prevented from attending the last Friday prayers of Ramadan at the al-Aqsa Mosque have clashed with the Israeli army north of al-Quds (Jerusalem). Israeli soldiers […]

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Gisha Appeals Court Decision That Violates Muslim Freedom of Worship

  PNN – Palestine News Network – 20.06.11 – 12:41 Gaza – PNN – Gisha, the Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, has today appealed a court judgement which does not allow Muslims from Gaza the worship freely at Jerusalem’s holy sites.                 The State of Israel allows […]

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