Posts Tagged ‘palestinian’

Interpol To Vote For Palestinian Membership Despite Israeli Lobbying

The International law enforcement agency Interpol is set to vote on Palestinian Authority (PA) membership despite intensive Israeli and US lobbying against it, news agencies reported yesterday. Board of directors of the international police organization, which is currently meeting in Beijing, is voting on whether to accept or deny the PA’s police force as members today. […]

Life in a refugee camp: Palestinian voices from Lebanon

Between 16 and 18 September 1982, Lebanese Phalangist militants entered the central-Beirut refugee camp of Sabra and Shatila and killed and injured hundreds of unarmed Palestinian and other civilians. The camp’s residents were defenceless. The Israeli army, which had invaded Lebanon earlier that year and had surrounded the camp, had full knowledge of what was […]

Shooting attack at entrance of illegal settlement leaves Palestinian dead

Israeli occupation forces shot dead Palestinian youth on Tuesday morning at entrance of illegal Israeli Jewish settlement of Har Hadar in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian and Israeli sources said that the Palestinian, who was shot dead is the 37-year-old Nimer Ahmed Jamal from Beit Surik in the occupied West Bank. Luba al-Samri, spokeswoman of […]

Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement hails decision to list Israel as human rights abuser

     The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement hailed on Sunday the decision of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to add Israel to the list of human rights abusers, Quds Press has reported. Hamas described this as an important step that exposes the real face of the Israeli occupation authorities and their treatment of the Palestinians. […]

Heroic Palestinian Op.: Three «Israelis» Killed, 1 Injured in Northern Al-Quds

26-09-2017 | 11:03 Three “Israelis” – two security officers and a border guard – had been killed in the north of the “Israeli”-occupied al-Quds [Jerusalem] in a heroic Palestinian operation. “Israeli” Occupation Forces [IOF] said they had shot dead a Palestinian who they claim was responsible for the operation. The 37-year-old Palestinian had “arrived at […]

The imprisonment of 300 Palestinian minors in the Zionist prisons

The imprisonment of 300 Palestinian minors in the Zionist prisons Recent polls shows an increase in the number of Palestinian children arrested by Zionist security forces. According to the Palestinian Information Center, the Zionists has intensified the arrest of Palestinian children in the West Bank over the last few months, in particular the cities of […]

B’Tselem: Israel to commit war crime against Palestinian villagers

Israeli rights group B’Tselem said on Monday afternoon that Israeli government is to commit war crimes against Palestinian villagers in Khan al-Ahmar. B’Tselem Executive Director Hagai el-Ad said: “Following the state’s response submitted earlier today to the [Israeli] High Court of Justice, that the state was asking the court to authorise a war crime.” He […]

Israeli forces abducts 14-year-old Palestinian female student

Israeli occupation forces raided several areas of occupied West Bank, Jerusalem in predawn hours of Monday, attacked Palestinians, abducted three, including 14-year-old girl. Official Palestinian Authority (PA) Wafa news agency reported that Israeli forces abducted a 14-year-old Palestinian girl from the Anata town, northeast of Jerusalem in the central West Bank, “on suspicion of intention […]

At Native American prayer camp, Palestinian refugees share stories and build connections

Palestinian refugees from the refugee camps of Lebanon met with members of the Ramapough Lenape tribe on Friday, September 15 for a communal dialogue about joint indigenous struggle, tactics, and future collaboration. The stop was at the inaugural event of the 2017 North America Nakba Tour, which brings Palestinian refugees Khawla Hammad and Amena El-Ashkar […]

Palestinian boy, shot in stomach, interrogated on video

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 22 September 2017 “Give me water, give me water.” So pleads a Palestinian boy, lying on the ground after being hit with a bullet in his stomach, as he is questioned by an Israeli officer. The exchange is shown in a video apparently recorded by the officer and obtained […]

How Israel is disabling Palestinian teenagers

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Writers and artists declare solidarity with persecuted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour

Since the night of October 11, 2015, when Israeli soldiers burst in and arrested Dareen Tatour from her home after she posted a poem on social media prosecutors later claimed encouraged violence, the Palestinian poet has been enmeshed in the absurdity of Israel’s selectively guaranteed right to free speech. Tatour was indicted on two counts, […]

Israel’s prisons won’t break us, says jailed Palestinian-French activist

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 20 September 2017 As French government stays silent, activists are stepping up efforts to demand Israel release Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri (via Facebook) Israeli occupation authorities have confirmed the detention without charge or trial for six months of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri. A researcher with prisoners […]

How israel is deliberately disabling Palestinian teenagers

 How Israel is disabling Palestinian teenagers Mustafa Elayan, 17, was shot in his leg by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank [Jaclynn Ashly/Al Jazeera] by Jaclynn Ashly, Mondoweiss Survivors of Israeli live fire speak about Israel’s ‘kneecapping’ practice of shooting youth in their lower limbs.   Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – In the Dheisheh refugee camp, it […]

Israel’s prisons won’t break us, says jailed Palestinian-French activist

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 20 September 2017 As French government stays silent, activists are stepping up efforts to demand Israel release Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri (via Facebook) Israeli occupation authorities have confirmed the detention without charge or trial for six months of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri. A researcher with prisoners […]

Oslo: 24 years of Palestinian losses

by Motasem A Dalloul On 13 September 1993 the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Israel signed the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements, or what has commonly become known as the Oslo Accords. This, according to UN documents, aimed to establish the general guidelines for negotiations between the PLO and Israel, lay the foundations for […]

Israel arrests 20 Palestinian a day

Israeli occupation forces arrest on average 20 Palestinians every day, including elders, women, children and MPs, Palestinian researcher revealed on Tuesday. The Director of Prisoners’ Centre for Studies Raafat Hamdouna said that the Israeli occupation forces carry out these arrests during night raids of Palestinian homes. He noted that this number, which was confirmed by […]

Pushed by Israel, US deports elderly Palestinian woman

After it came under Israeli pressure, United State is to deport 70-year-old Palestinian woman from Chicago to Jordan on Tuesday, spokesman said. Supporters and community activists plan to gather at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal before Rasmea Odeh, 70, departs for Jordan, said Hatem Abudayyeh, coordinator of her defence committee. Odeh pleaded guilty in April to […]

Two Palestinian minors given 18 years in Israeli jails

Israeli occupation court sentenced two Palestinian minors to 18 years in prison each over claims of stabbing, wounding Israeli settler in May 2016. The claimed attack took place in the illegal Israeli Jewish settlement of East Talpiyot in the occupied Palestinian city of Jerusalem. A third Palestinian boy was also sentenced to 25 months in […]

Video: Once thriving Palestinian valley destroyed by wastewater from Israeli settlements

What does it take to displace Palestinians from their land? In the Wadi Qana valley, years of Israeli government restrictions on Palestinian farming and the incursion of illegal settlements into the area, have left the once lush valley polluted and damaged. Despite this, some locals are still clinging on to what little they have left. […]

Palestinian refugee from Syria killed in Germany

Palestinian refugee Mohamed abdul-Naser Nasr was found dead in Germany on Tuesday, Action Group for Palestinians in Syria (AGPS) revealed on Wednesday. The AGPS said that Nasser fled the Palestinian refugee camp in the Syria city of Daraa following the outbreak of the war in the country. According to the group, his body was found […]

Israeli settlers raid two Palestinian villages, destroying 70 olive trees

Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem Extremist Israeli settlers uproot olive trees in Nablus-area village NABLUS (Ma‘an) 13 Sept — A group of Israeli settlers from the infamously extremist Yitzhar settlement in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus uprooted a number of olive trees near the village of Burin on Wednesday. […]

German firm whitewashes its plunder of Palestinian resources

Adri Nieuwhof Rights and Accountability 14 September 2017 HeidelbergCement’s Nahal Raba quarry in the occupied West Bank plunders Palestinian resources in violation of international law.  Who Profits HeidelbergCement is trying to present its theft of Palestinian natural resources under the cover of Israeli military occupation as a force for good. For a decade, the German […]

UK banks ‘complicit’ in Palestinian oppression, rights group claims

British high street banks including HSBC and Barclays are a “crucial link in the chain” of Palestinian oppression as they invest in and loan money to companies who supply arms to Israel, a campaign group has claimed in a report. The “Deadly Investments” report by War on Want explores the business relationship between the UK’s financial sector […]

Arab League and Palestinian Authority to block Israeli bid for UN Security Council seat

The Arab League on Sunday approved the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) request to create a committee aimed at stopping the State of Israel’s bid to become one of the ten non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UN SC) — a mere day before the Israel-Africa Summit was called off amid growing pressure. The PA […]

Israel To Destroy Palestinian Village’s Only Water Pipe

Israeli occupation forces will be removing the sole water pipe servicing a village in the West Bank. Palestinians living near the village of Duma in the occupied West Bank district of Nablus have been told that the only water pipeline into the area is to be removed and destroyed as authorities have deemed it “illegal” According […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

Israel recognises burning Palestinian family to death

Former Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon recognised on Sunday that Israel is responsible for burning Palestinian Dawabsheh family to death in 2015. Speaking to Israeli Radio, Ya’alon said: “When the Israeli soldiers wanted to evacuate settlers’ homes, the settlers threw stones at them and the Education Minister Naftali Bennet stood up and attacked the Supreme Court.” […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

Israel evicts Palestinian family, hands East Jerusalem home to settlers

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