Posts Tagged ‘palestinian’

Israel begins cutting Palestinian electricity in West Bank, citing debts

Israel’s national electric company said Sunday it has begun reducing power supplies to Palestinian areas of the West Bank due to a financial dispute. The Israel Electric Corporation said that it took the step because the Jerusalem District Electricity Co., the Palestinians’ main power distributor, has debts of roughly $485 million. Ali Hamodeh, an official […]

Security guard kills Palestinian woman with knife at Qalandia checkpoint as B’Tselem questions use of force

West Bank / Jerusalem Ala’ Nafeth Wahdan, 28, shot and killed by Israeli soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint Israel-Palestine Timeline 18 Sept 2019 — Ala’ Nafeth Wahdan, 28, was shot and killed [Wednesday] by Israeli soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint near Jerusalem. Israeli sources have confirmed that the wounded Palestinian woman, who was shot by the soldiers […]

Israeli army raids Palestinian NGO’s office, a direct attack on human rights

Reposted from Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association Israeli occupation forces raided today, Thursday, 19 September 2019 at around 2:00am the office of Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association. The Israeli forces stole five laptops, memory cards, three laptop memories, one laptop card, several books and additionally searching through the belongings of the […]

Media rules explained: Mention Israeli slaughter and Palestinian children in same breath, kiss your career goodbye

Many years ago I knew a self-deluded entrepreneur who claimed to have invented a compression algorithm that could take a novel and reduce it to a few words. Well, anyone could. Just throw away most of the words. Here is “War and Peace”— Prince Andrei, Pierre, the Battle of Borodino, Freemasons. The trick is in […]

PODCAST: Will Netanyahu’s attempt to suppress the Palestinian vote backfire?

In the lead up to the Sept. 17 elections, Benjamin Netanyahu has escalated his racist incitement against Palestinians. The +972 Podcast talks to Adalah’s Sawsan Zaher about how these attacks are affecting Palestinian voters. Joint List party leader Ayman Odeh films Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a discussion on the so-called camera law at the […]

Israel demolishes another two Palestinian buildings in West Bank near separation wall

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Settlements Israel demolishes two Palestinian buildings east of Jerusalem JERUSALEM (WAFA) 11 Sept — Israel demolished today two Palestinian buildings that were still in the construction phase in the town of Eizariya, east of occupied Jerusalem but on land considered within the Jerusalem municipal lines, under […]

Here’s how the Israeli puppet masters coerce PM Netanyahu to steal Palestinian land in order to stay out of prison

    Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley after Israeli election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that if reelected, he will annex the Jordan Valley, part of the occupied West Bank, and home to Israeli settlements. Speaking at a press conference in Ramat Gan on Tuesday, the Israeli leader promised […]

A Frontline View Of The Palestinian Great March Of Return

A Frontline View Of The Palestinian Great March Of Return On March 30 2018, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip started a weekly peaceful protest they call “The Great March of Return.” The purpose was to go to the wall separating them from their previous homes and demonstrate their desire to return. The response by the […]

High Court okays withholding bodies of Palestinian terrorists for leverage

The High Court of Justice on Monday ruled that the military has the legal right to hold on to the bodies of slain terrorists for use as leverage in future negotiations with Palestinians. The decision, adopted after a majority vote by an expanded panel of seven justices, reverses a 2017 High Court ruling on the […]

#PressTV #Iran #News Family mourn 14 year-old Palestinian boy killed by Israeli forces in Gaza border Press TV Published on Sep 7, 2019

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UN official condemns Israel’s killings of two Palestinian teens at Friday protest as ‘appalling’

Gaza Israeli snipers kill two Gaza boys EI 6 Sept by Maureen Clare Murphy — Israeli occupation forces shot and killed two Palestinian children during Great March of Return protests, Gaza’s health ministry stated on Friday. The ministry named one of those slain as Ali Sami Ali al-Ashqar, 17. He was reportedly shot in the […]

What Israeli media gets wrong about Palestinian voters

As long as journalists don’t challenge the mainstream segregationist narrative in Israeli society, they will have negligible impact on Arab voter turnout, says Palestinian sociologist Dr. Maha Karkabi Sabah. By Oren Persico Ayman Odeh, head of the Joint List party, speaks to supporters at the party headquarters in Nazareth as the exit polls […]

Amnesty International: Palestinian lawmakers in Israel face systemic discrimination

Amnesty International is calling out the discriminatory regulations taken out on Palestinian members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, for undermining “their ability to represent and defend the rights of the Israeli Arabic minority population in Israel.” In a new report published on Wednesday, the human rights organization details how Palestinian MKs, unlike their Jewish counterparts, […]

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon rally for asylum outside Canadian embassy

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees, waving Palestinian and Canadian flags, gathered outside the Canadian Embassy in Beirut on Thursday, requesting asylum in the North American country. Many among the group lamented the deteriorating economic and living conditions in Lebanon and said they wanted a more dignified life. The periodic protests outside the embassy on the coastal […]

A new report says Israel arrested 69 Palestinian children last month, how many more Dems will sign onto a bill that promotes their human rights?

According to statistics from the Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre for Studies, Israeli forces arrested 450 Palestinians in August including 69 children. The numbers were posted on the Facebook page of Riad Al-Ashqar, a spokesperson for the group. In addition to the 69 children, 13 women and 2 photojournalists, and a disabled man were also arrested last […]

The US allows in the Harvard student of Palestinian background it deported, but he will not be able to speak out freely like his classmates

The Harvard student of Palestinian origin who the U.S. deported before he could start classes has been allowed back in, but it’s clear that a news blackout now surrounds the shocking episode. Ismail Ajjawi, who lives in Lebanon, was turned back on August 23 after U.S. immigration officials at Boston’s Logan airport examined his social […]

NYT Presents Murder of a Palestinian Boy as ‘National Trauma’—for Jewish Israelis

A recreation of a crime scene on HBO‘s Our Boys. NYT implies that the horrific murder of a Palestinian boy by Israeli Jewish boys in 2014 was an extraordinary incident (usually the roles are reversed) and a “national trauma” for Israel. by Jim Naureckas, reposted from FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting HBO has a series based on […]

Palestinian student previously denied entry into the United States has begun classes at Harvard

A Palestinian freshman at Harvard is at the school and awaiting to begin classes after being denied entry into the United States earlier this month. Ismail B. Ajjawi is a 17-year-old student who lives in Lebanon. He was set to begin classes at Harvard this fall, but was detained at Boston’s Logan International Airport on […]

Palestinian Harvard freshman denied entry to US finally allowed in

BOSTON — A Palestinian student originally denied entry to the United States just days before he was scheduled to start classes at Harvard University has been admitted to the country. The family of Ismail Ajjawi said in a statement Monday that it appreciates the efforts of all of the people who helped him. Ajjawi, who […]

To avoid settlers, the Israeli army escorts these Palestinian schoolchildren

For the past 15 years, soldiers have escorted the children of A-Tuba in the South Hebron Hills to their school in order to protect them from settler violence. This is what their daily journey looks like. By Yuval Abraham Students from the Palestinian village of A-Tuba in the South Hebron Hills walk to […]

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