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One Palestinian child has been killed by Israel every 3 days for the past 13 years

Tuesday, 04 June 2013   Almost half of the Palestinian population is under 18 Official statistics from the Ministry of Information in Ramallah have revealed that 1,518 Palestinian children were killed by Israel‘s occupation forces from the outbreak of the… Continue Reading →

A thousand mirrors: Nakbas near home-their homeland, our homeland #Sundayreading

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 5:00 IST | Agency: DNA Garga Chatterjee This 15th May, the Nakba was remembered in many parts of the world. It is the Palestinian day of catastrophe. Palestinians fled their lands in the wake of the… Continue Reading →

Crocodile tears on the West Bank #Palestine

GITHA HARIHARAN, The Hindu Expressions of solidarity for the Palestinian people have little meaning unless they become a powerful collective voice that can build pressure on Israel The day U.S. President Barack Obama came to Ramallah, I was supposed to… Continue Reading →

How Israel gets away with Torturing Palestinians To Death #humanrights

By Charlotte Silver 26 February, 2013 Al-Jazeera Six days after Arafat Jaradat was arrested by the Israeli army and the Shin Bet, he was dead. Between the date of his arrest – February 18 – and the day of his… Continue Reading →

Surfing Sisters in Gaza Hit Waves of Disapproval #womenrights

By Eman Mohammed WeNews correspondent Friday, February 22, 2013 Sisters Sabah and Shrouq Abu Gunaim are trying to carry their childhood passion for surfing into adolescence. The sport is a rarity in the Gaza Strip, and almost forbidden for young… Continue Reading →

Starving for Recognition: The Plight of Palestinian Political Prisoners

Saturday, 15 December 2012 00:00 By Pam Bailey, Truthout | Op-Ed   Palestinian and israeli protesters demonstrate in support of hunger striking prisoners. (Photo: Rina Castelnuovo / The New York Times) Truthout combats corporatization by bringing you trustworthy news: click here… Continue Reading →

India-Palestine Solidarity Takes A Leap Ahead At The Mumbai conference

  By Bindu Desai 08 December, 2012 Countercurrents.org Firstly I must thank my friend Rupa for letting me know about this conference! It was held at the University Club House about 3 kms from my home. I was initially intrigued… Continue Reading →

Hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners succeeds

In the middle of April 2012, over 2000 political prisoners lodged in Israeli jails joined a hunger strike launched by a group of their compatriots nearly two and half months ago. The fasting prisoners were protesting against the brutal measures… Continue Reading →

Palestinian hunger strikes: Media missing in action

Is the mass Palestinian prisoner hunger strike the beginning of the Palestinian Spring? Richard Falk,United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights.  Last Modified: 07 May 2012 0 ‘The official Israeli response to Palestinian moves toward political restraint and away from… Continue Reading →

Joint Statement–Palestinian Prisoners’ Day with call for action against Israeli prison contractor G4S

17 April 2012–“Joint Statement: Palestinian civil society and human rights organisations mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day with call for action against Israeli prison contractor G4S 17 April 2012—Today, on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, we the undersigned Palestinian civil society and human rights… Continue Reading →

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