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How a Palestinian Hamlet of 340 Drew Global Attention. Israel, Don’t Level My Village. Israel orders half of Palestinian village demolished after Ramadan. #SaveSusiya - Stop the expulsion. Franja de Gaza: “Iré a La Haya andando si hace falta” La familia Baker ha convertido una habitación de su casa en el barrio del puerto de Gaza en un oratorio.

Franja de Gaza: “Iré a La Haya andando si hace falta”

En la oscuridad de la temprana noche se entrevén los retratos de Zakaría, de 10 años; de Jaled, de 9, de Ismail, de 11, y de Mohamed, de 12, a quienes según la reciente versión oficial israelí, la aviación de combate confundió con milicianos de Hamás. Todos eran miembros del clan Baker, una estirpe de pescadores que parece tan antigua como el cercano Mediterráneo. Hamed Baker, de 56 años y padre de Zakaría, fuma sin parar junto a su hermano Mohamed, de 53 y padre de Ismail. No parecen quedarles ya muchas lágrimas 10 meses después de la tragedia. “Ahora que se aproxima Ramadán las mujeres y los niños de la casa están muy nerviosos”, intentaba justificarse la semana pasada Hamed con aire distante. Los dos hermanos no esperaban que Israel fuera a autoinculparse por la muerte de los cuatro niños cuando anunció su informe. Palestine Social sur Twitter : "This teacher got paralyzed in the war on #Gaza,yet his disability didn't stop him from practicing his job. #Palestine.

صايل sur Twitter : "Shoeshiners at Yaffa gate, Jerusalem 1920 - 1933. #Palestine... Mohammed Y. Ismail sur Twitter : "When will peace visit us in #Palestine? Diana Alzeer sur Twitter : "Santa in #Gaza By Belal Khaled/Anadolu Agency #Palestine #HolyLand #MerryChristmas... Diana Alzeer sur Twitter : "Santa in #Gaza #Palestine #FreePalestine by Belal Khaled/Anadolu Agency... Palestina ya existe. Palestinian Bus Driver Was Murdered, Forensic Expert Says. Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:30 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies A Palestinian pathologist said the report published by the Israeli police speculating that the Palestinian bus driver, Hasan Yousef Rammouni, hanged himself to death is inconsistent with autopsy findings that indicate he was murdered, and did not commit suicide.

Palestinian Bus Driver Was Murdered, Forensic Expert Says

Maan News Agency Rammouni’s body was found, late Sunday night, in Mt. EstefaniaMG : Esta tarde en MARCO, ... Anthony Bourdain's acceptance speech at the MPAC Media Awards. Calls settler zealots 'neo-Nazis' Right wing publication publishes graphic of Amos Oz “Der Sturmer Style” mustache after he called Jewish extremists neo-Nazis.

calls settler zealots 'neo-Nazis'

May 10, 2014 (Graphic: The Jewish Independent) The benign term “Hilltop Youth” to name radical settlers deserves to be permanently canned. And after the latest wave of hate crimes perpetrated by these extremists against Christian and Muslim holy sites, the renowned Israeli writer Amos Oz called them “Hebrew neo-Nazis.” At an event marking his 75th birthday last Friday, Oz said terms like hilltop youth and price tag were “sweet names for a monster.” Flying Paper: A Documentary Film. Love Stories for Social Justice. Change depends on people. April 15 2013: Ten peacebuilders in Israel and Palestine are asked: 'What is your motivation to work towards peace?

Change depends on people

' Nablus: Surrounded by Israeli settlements - Features. On December 6, Israeli settlers destroyed a Palestinian car and vandalised a house in Jalud, a village in the West Bank's Nablus governorate.

Nablus: Surrounded by Israeli settlements - Features

Across the property, the settlers had reportedly scrawled the words "price tag". The term "price tag" refers to attacks carried out by settlers against Palestinians as revenge for Israeli government actions against settlers, such as demolitions or forced evacuations of illegal outposts. Mass Palestinian grave found in Tel Aviv - Middle East. The remains of dozens of Palestinians killed by Israelis in fighting during the war of 1948 which led to the creation of the state of Israel have been found in a mass grave in Tel Aviv's Jaffa district.

Mass Palestinian grave found in Tel Aviv - Middle East

An official at the Muslim cemetery there told AFP news agency that the grisly find occurred on Wednesday when ground subsided as workers carried out renovations, revealing six chambers full of skeletons. Jaffa fisherman Atar Zeinab, 80, says that as a teenager during the final months of fighting in 1948, he helped to collect the Arab dead in the area south of Jaffa and bring them for hasty burial in the cemetery, the area's main graveyard. Rawabi. Coordinates : Site of Rawabi Rawabi ( Arabic : روابي ‎, meaning "The Hills") [ 1 ] [ 2 ] is the first Palestinian planned city [ 3 ] [ 4 ] in the West Bank . [ 5 ] [ 6 ] Rawabi is to be located near Birzeit and Ramallah .

Rawabi

A master plan has been drawn up for the city, which will consist of 10,000 homes in six neighborhoods with a population of 40,000. [ 7 ] Construction began in January 2010. [ 8 ] [ edit ] Location Rawabi is 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northwest of Ramallah , [ 3 ] 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) north of Birzeit , 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the north of Jerusalem , 40 km to the east of Tel Aviv, and 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Nablus. . [ edit ] Financing. Google. Change depends on people. We must never forget the massacre in Deir Yassin. Transcribing the vivid details of the account engraved into the fabric of her memory, I am transfixed by all that she’s held onto for 65 years.

We must never forget the massacre in Deir Yassin

Muertes Palestinas & Israelíes: Cronología de la Violencia. Rona Sela, Curator. The Palestinian Other.

Rona Sela, Curator

Nora Lester Murad. Thirsting for Justice - Join the Campaign for Palestinian Water Rights. Vittorio Arrigoni - Stay Human. Institute for Palestine Studies - Home. Institute for Palestine Studies - Home. By Alain GreshThis essay addresses the Palestine question within a European context.

Institute for Palestine Studies - Home

After reflecting on why Palestine has been widely embraced as a “universal cause,” the author explores its relationship to the “Jewish question” in the changed context following World War II: Whereas prior to the war it was the Jews who were perceived as a threat to European civilization, today it is the Muslim immigrants who have the scapegoat role. Also discussed are philosemitism (and its manifestations in the West) and anti-Semitism (as it relates to the Arab world), and how these phenomena have been impacted by the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

The essay concludes with “utopian musings” on possibilities for a future Palestinian-Israeli peace. KADAITCHA. Neturei Karta - Orthodox Jews United Against Zionism. Existence is Resistance. South Jerusalem — A Progressive, Skeptical Blog on Israel, Judaism, Culture, Politics, and Literature. Israel / Palestine. History of the Israel / Palestine Conflict - perspectives... Dissident Voice. Popular Struggle Coordination Committee. IsraelPalestine Based Photo Collective. Israel / Palestine. Land of Hope and Dreams by Amnon Gutman and Kim Frumin. Land of hope and dreams In June 2002, the government of Israel decided to erect a physical barrier to separate Israel and the West Bank in an attempt to minimize the entry of Palestinian terrorists into the country. This has partially solved today's terrorist infiltration problem but has caused grief and pain to innocent Palestinians in every area in which it was constructed, along the 1967 Green Line.

Since 2009, I have been documenting the movement and livelihood of Palestinian people, on their way into Israel, via gaps and loopholes in the separation barrier, in the southern region of Mt. Hebron.These Palestinians endure terrible conditions as illegal workers, sleeping rough in river creeks, under bridges, on building sites and under highways, trying to avoid getting caught. Oh My Gaza. Hundreds Protest in Solidarity with Hunger Striking Prisoners. Protests in solidarity with political prisoners in front of Ramle Prison: Oren Ziv/Activestills Hundreds of Palestinian grassroots activists, joined by Israeli and international supporters mobilized today, as the political prisoners Hunger Strike for Dignity enters its 17th day. The Only Democracy? +972 Magazine: Independent commentary from Israel & the Palestinian territories. Book review: ‘In Your Eyes a Sandstorm’ Bedouin citizens of Israel from al-Arakib (Photo: Mya Guarnieri) The Palestinian Authority’s United Nations bid for statehood is, in a word, divisive.

It has set America and Israel adrift from the international community—confirming, yet again, the United States’ deep bias towards Israel. Edward Said documentary revisits Oslo period. I came across this great documentary called “In Search of Palestine” from a friend that was aired on the BBC in 1998. It is about the return of Edward Said to Palestine for the first time since his exile in 1948. For anyone interested in revisiting the pre-Second Intifada Oslo period, it is a spectacular look at the situation on the ground with the preeminent Palestinian scholar of his time. It also includes interviews with a number of interesting personalities including Israel Shahak, Azmi Bishara, Mahmoud Darwish, Ibrahim Abu-Lughod, Daniel Barenboim, and others. For those who don’t know Edward Said, who passed away in 2003, he was a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and author of several renowned and influential books, including Orientalism.

Blogging 4 Human Rights & Liberation of Palestine! فلسطين. The Palestinian BDS National Committee website. Co-op boycotts exports from Israel's West Bank settlements. The Co-operative Group stresses that its move is not an Israeli boycott and that it will use other suppliers in the country that do not source from illegal settlements. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Observer The Co-operative Group has become the first major European supermarket group to end trade with companies that export produce from illegal Israeli settlements. The UK’s fifth biggest food retailer and its largest mutual business, the Co-op took the step as an extension of its existing policy which had been not to source produce from illegal settlements that have been built on Palestinian territories in the West bank.

Now the retail and insurance giant has taken it one step further by “no longer engaging with any supplier of produce known to be sourcing from the Israeli settlements”. The decision will hit four companies and contracts worth some £350,000. Original Link: