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|Today in Palestine||compilation of events--including latest on flotilla
|Tell them to let our people go||Philip Weiss--Reporters hector State: Is the blockade legal? What right does Israel have to ‘defend itself’ from humanitarian aid?
|Greek officials attempt to block U.S. boat to Gaza from leaving port|| ||26/6/2011|
|Residents of West Bank village demand return of land from nearby settlement ||Chaim Levinson--Nili`s residents are secular and all of the land on which the settlement was built was defined as state land, and construction was recently undertaken to expand the community.
|Nabi Saleh June 24, 2011||This Friday Palestinian youth from the March 15 movement gathered early in the morning in the village of Nabi Saleh to prepare colorful forwarded by Ayala_kites, balloons, make-ups, wigs and masks as part of a fun day for the local kids, dubbed “freedom in colors”. Israeli army and police forces attacked the peaceful clown-looking children and youths with tear gas and stun grenades.
|Today in Palestine||Compilation of events in Palestine and related items
|The reason for our water crisis||SHADDAD ATTILI - The Jerusalem Post - The statistics speak for themselves. Israel illegally exploits 90 percent of our shared water resources in the occupied Palestinian territory, allocating only 10% for Palestinian use. As a result, some 9,000 settlers in the Jordan Valley consume approximately one-third of the entire amount of water Israel makes available to all 2.5 million Palestinians living in the West Bank
|Ahava’s theft of occupied natural resources finally exposed||Jordan Valley Solidarity - By making use of mud that is excavated in the occupied area the company is violating international humanitarian law (the laws of occupation), which prohibits the plundering of natural resources from the occupied territory. Merav Amir, Coordinator of Who Profits, said, “Ahava can no longer continue misleading consumers about where they get the mud used in their products. This mud is from the Occupied West Bank and is stolen from the Palestinian people.”
|Turkish charity says its ship won’t be part of flotilla||Joel Greenberg--JERUSALEM — The Turkish charity that was the main organizer of a planned aid flotilla to Gaza announced Friday that it was pulling out, citing technical problems on its ship, the Mavi Marmara, which was the target of a deadly raid by Israeli commandos last year.
|Minister: Gaza medical crisis `unprecedented` ||Ma`an News Agency--Hospitals in the Gaza Strip are suffering a critical shortage of medicine and medical supplies, Hamas Health Minister Bassem Naem said Saturday.||12/6/2011|
|White House waiting for Netanyahu to accept Obama’s peace talk principles||Natasha Mozgovaya--There is a chance to avert the UN General Assembly vote in September on the recognition of the Palestinian state, said the White House official in a conference call with U.S. Jewish leaders. The Palestinians have been “fairly forthcoming on this score,” he stressed, and now the ball is in Netanyahu’s court.
|Weekly Collection of VIDEOS (including raw footage from the massacre at Majdal Shams)||Also: Jerusalem Day, Rafah Crossing, and Jewish-American kids deliver aid to... the richest suburb in the Upper Galilee. From Friendly Stranger. ao||11/6/2011|
|Twilight Zone / A burning issue ||Gideon Levy--When two shepherd boys were badly burned after finding a metallic object, the IDF sent a team to scour the area. So why did another boy find a similar object in the same place just two days later?
|Haaretz exclusive: Secret cables show Israel`s battle plan over Palestinian UN bid||Barak Ravid--Israel has started mobilizing its embassies for the battle against UN recognition of a Palestinian state in September, ordering its diplomats to convey that this would delegitimize Israel and foil any chance for future peace talks.
|UNRWA Claims West Bank Economy Not As Healthy As Perceived||Kevin Murphy - IMEMC and Agencies - According to UNRWA`s findings, the real unemployment rate in the West Bank stood at 25 percent in the second half of 2010, up from 23.5 percent in 2009. The rate of unemployment among refugees was up 1% to 27.9%.
|Restrictions of Movement Increase Costs, Prevent Aid from Getting to Those who Need it Most||Assocoation of International Development Agencies - the agencies call on the international community to urge Israel to remove the barriers impeding aid workers and related goods from moving freely to and between the communities they serve.||9/6/2011|
|The mass flight of Haifa`s Arabs remains one of the most contested events of the 1948 war.||Shay Fogelman--Yet despite strong evidence to support Arab claims, Israeli historians remain economical with the truth. Here`s the story they don`t want you to know.
|Syria TV: 5 killed, 10 hurt as Palestinian protesters clash with IDF on border ||Jack Khoury, Eli Ashkenazi, Amos Harel and Haaretz Service--Hundreds of protesters gather near border with Israel on Golan Heights as Palestinians mark 44 years to the beginning of the 1967 Six-Day War. ||5/6/2011|
|Private Israeli Guard opens fire on protesters||Private Israeli guard opens fire on protesters, protester hit by shrapnel | Ni`lin Village
|Arms firms eye Paris air show order bonanza||Jorn Madslien--On the face of it, the Paris air show - to be held later this month - is all about the civil aviation and space industries.
But the biennial exhibit is at least as much about billions of dollars of military spending.
|Walk, Bike, Summer in Palestine||Siraj Center--Always new program and new opportunities to visit Palestine, always also we keep inviting our friends to join our annual programs starting with the Palestinian Summer Celebration 2011, below please find a number of opportunities to visit Palestine in a very special and unique way:
|Israel plans to forcibly transfer over 40,000 Bedouin citizens||Jillian Kestler-D`Amours--A new Israeli proposal that would forcibly transfer more than 40,000 Bedouin citizens into government-planned townships in the Negev (Naqab) desert has raised the ire of Bedouin communities and their supporters, who say that the plan is both discriminatory and ignores the Bedouins’ historic connection to the land.
|Palestinians Film West Bank Protests With Israeli-Supplied Cameras [forwarded by Ofer]||B`tselem Human Rights Organization furnishes the video recorders so that Palestinians can capture on film evidence of IOF and Border Police violence and war crimes [dn]||19/6/2011|
|Israel is going to the dogs [forwarded by Greta]||Israel`s intention to use vicious dogs to stop the upcoming flotilla
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