Land Theft & Destruction / Ethnic Cleansing / Restriction of Movement / Apartheid & Occupation / Refugees
Orthodox Jewish Israelis, the driving force of the West Bank settlement movement, have begun to turn their attention inward to Israel itself, moving into Arab areas of mixed cities in an attempt to cement the Jewish presence there.
Noam Sheizaf – +972 – “The construction of Jewish Hiran has been promoted by the “Or” movement – an NGO that promotes and facilitates the Judaization of southern and northern Israel.”
In Israel, a settler’s pre-1948 property claim provides legal grounds for the takeover of private Palestinian land. The property deeds of scores of Palestinians are disregarded, because there is one set of laws for Jews and another for Palestinians. Separate and unequal.
Settlers Install New Illegal Outpost Near Nablus
A group of extremist Israeli settlers installed, Wednesday, a new illegal settlement outpost near Yanoun Palestinian village, south east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
The Israeli Civil Administration Office in the occupied West Bank decided not to grant a group of settlers a permit to purchase a Palestinian home near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The settlers occupied Al-Rajabi six months ago, and claimed that they purchased it from its owners.
Closure of Ras Khamis checkpoint impedes freedom of movement further
Ramallah – On Wednesday, September 19th, the Israeli authorities closed down the Ras Khamis checkpoint, which serves 65,000 Palestinians and is one of the only two link to www.palestinemonitor.org
OCHA: “Israel Restricting Palestinian Access To Basic Services”
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian territory (OCHA) issued a new report accusing Israel of continuing its serious violations against the Palestinian people, and of preventing access to basic services.
Israeli officer insults the Prophet Muhammad
In a provocative act, Israeli soldiers have insulted the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, in the streets of the village of Barta’a in Jenin behind the apartheid wall.
Soldiers Invade Tulkarem, Jenin And Hebron; Clashes Reported
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the northern West Ban districts on Tulkarem, Jenin and Hebron, broke into several homes and buildings leading to clashes with dozens of local youths, injuries were reported.
Hamas: PA security services arrest 184 citizens last month
The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, confirmed the PA security services in the occupied West Bank has stepped up its arrest campaign against supporters and cadres of the movement during September.
Arrests in Jenin and Qalqilya
The Israeli occupation forces stormed the village and arrested Mujahid Mohammed Jaradat, 22, of the town of Silat al-Harithiya and took him to an unknown destination, locals told PIC’s correspondent.
The MP Sheikh Hasan Yousef, an elected Palestinian Legislator of the Change and Reform Bloc of the Hamas movement, detained since 11 months, is facing a deteriorating health condition.
Sharp deterioration of the prisoner Sharqawi’s health
The Palestinian prisoner Sharqawi, 23, sentenced to four years in Israeli jails, suffers from sharp deterioration in his health where he has liver and kidney failure.
Israeli occupation release Palestinian MP Ahmad Haj Ali
The Israeli occupation authority released on Thursday morning the Palestinian lawmaker Ahmad Haj Ali (74 years) from Megiddo prison after a 16-month administrative detention, without charge or trial.
Sold-out Russell Tribunal on Palestine within easy reach with live video, Twitter coverage, Abraham Greenhouse
Though tickets for this weekend’s Russell Tribunal on Palestine have completely sold out, the proceedings will be broadcast live on the web and live-tweeted.
Israeli military: Armed Syrians approach border
Dozens of armed men gathered on the Syrian side of the cease-fire line in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights Wednesday, prompting authorities to close a tourist site as a precaution, the Israeli military said.
Barhoum calls on PA to free the resistance to respond to Israeli raids of Aqsa
Fawzi Barhoum considered that storming al-Aqsa Mosque by Jewish extremists represents an offense against al-Aqsa and the holy places and proves Israeli insistence on violating Palestinian sanctities.
Meshaal: Hamas doesn’t forget support, but doesn’t compromise the nation’s blood
Khaled Mashaal said that the movement does not forget who supported and stood by it, “but it cannot compromise the nation’s blood, in reference to Hamas’s position on the Syrian revolution.
“Cool” Tel Aviv proudly boasts of citizens’ role in brutal Israeli occupation army, Ali Abunimah
Tel Aviv sells itself as a “cool” to counter international boycotts, but boasts of its role in occupation army at home.
Cindy Corrie – The Seattle Times – He ruled that Rachel was killed as an act of war, which, according to Israeli law, absolves the military of responsibility. He added that she alone was to blame for her own killing and then went on to commend the military police for their professionalism in carrying out such a credible investigation.
Palestine freedom battle “will be won”: interview with author Miko Peled
A solution can be clinched within the coming decade, according to the son of an Israeli military chief.
Why I Dislike Israel, Philip Giraldi
Even those pundits who seem to want to distance U.S. foreign policy from Tel Aviv’s demands and begin treating Israel like any other country sometimes feel compelled to make excuses and apologies before getting down to the nitty-gritty.