Archive for March, 2012

Julie Webb-Pullman Letter from Gaza – March 26 2012

Monday, 26 March 2012, 10:43 am Article: Julie Webb-Pullman
Letter from Gaza – March 26

Great news today – we will be having electricity for eight hours on, then eight hours off!! Life will be so much better if that happens. Although it is warmer during the days now, if not actually hot, it is still freezing at night

The cars are running again, so getting around town is easier, and the construction workers are all back in force on the building sites. Read more »

Israel Warns of the Consequences of Jerusalem Global March

Press Release – Palestine News Network

Israel Warns of the Consequences of Jerusalem Global March Friday, 23 March 2012 / PNN – Israel issued a warning to the nearby Arab states if they allowed the global march to take place next Friday 30th March. Israel also stated that if anyone neared … Read more »

Julie Webb-Pullman: Gazan women at Global March to Jerusalem

Article – Julie Webb-Pullman

Scores of women today held an event outside the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, in the lead up to this Friday’s Global March to Jerusalem (GMJ). The GMJ is drawing global attention to the dangers to Jerusalem’s very survival as … Read more »

Letter from Gaza – March 26

Article – Julie Webb-Pullman

Great news today – we will be having electricity for eight hours on, then eight hours off!! Life will be so much better if that happens. Although it is warmer during the days now, if not actually hot, it is still freezing at night Read more »

Message from Gaza: No one knows when this hell will end

Press Release – Kia Ora Gaza

Mohammed Younis was one of our great interpreters in Gaza on the last convoy. He sent us this moving message about life in Gaza today…. Read more »

World Leaders Unite for Global March to Jerusalem

Press Release – Committee of the Global March to Jerusalem

The Global March to Jerusalem – North America republishes this declaration with the names of additional distinguished signatories that have joined the GMJ Advisory Board since the last publication. Read more »

Julie Webb-Pullman: Trying to Save Lives in Gaza

Article – Julie Webb-Pullman

Two days after Addameer Human Rights organisation and Physicians for Human Rights – Israel stated that Palestinian political prisoner Hana Shalabi was “in immediate mortal danger and should be immediately transferred to a hospital for close observation” … Read more »

Today in Gaza…..

Article – Julie Webb-Pullman

There is so little fuel left that the bakeries say they can only last another three days, then there will be no bread. 20 percent of emergency vehicles have empty petrol tanks, so I hope there aren’t any Israeli attacks….. People from Rafah, Khan … Read more »

Another plea from besieged Gaza

Press Release – Kia Ora Gaza

Continual severe shortages of fuel & cooking gas, plus lengthy power blackouts since Israel’s recent deadly bombing raids, have imposed a ‘catastrophic impact’ on all aspects of existence for the 1.6 million people in Gaza. Read more »

“Restricted Hopes” Discussed in the UN Human Rights Council

Press Release – EuroMid Observer

Three hundred international organizations signed a human rights statement calling for lifting the restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, at a debate hosted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Read more »

What Palestinian Political Prisoners Are Fighting For

Article – UFree

The case of the freedom fighter Khader Adnan reminds us of where the strength of the Palestinian people lies. This is the strength that was squandered and dissipated in the Oslo process and the pursuit of a state at the expense of national liberation. Read more »

Gaza is Dying!

Press Release – Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel

Press Release 21.3.2012 Gaza is Dying! Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine–We condemn in the strongest possible terms the Israeli war crimes committed against our people in the Gaza Strip. We call on the international community and the Arab and Islamic … Read more »

Preparing Israel for war

Article – Neve Gordon

Recent raids on Gaza were not just about allocating more money to defense – they were also about war with Iran. In response to the recent assassination of Zuhair al-Qaisi, the Secretary General of the Popular Resistance Committees in the Gaza … Read more »

UN Agency Outlines Steps To Support Young Palestinians

Press Release – UN News

UN Agency Outlines Steps To Boost Support To Young Palestinian Refugees New York, Mar 20 2012 4:10PM The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees today unveiled 10 commitments through which it will strengthen support to and better engage … Read more »

Paul Buchanan: On Iran, NZ’s Silence Speaks of Subtle Shift

Article – Paul G. Buchanan – A Word From Afar

As one of the most conspicuous non-nuclear states in the world, New Zealand has a long history of involvement with non-proliferation and disarmament issues. It is a long-standing member of the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) and … Read more »

The world must heed Khader Adnan’s call

Press Release – Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

The world must heed Khader Adnan’s call: Make Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Day, 17 April 2012, A Day of International Action Read more »

Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues Travel to Europe

Press Release – US State Department

Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues Ronan Farrow Travels to Europe Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 19, 2012 Read more »

Seizure Of Springs By Settlers Limits Palestinian Water

Press Release – UN News

Seizure Of Springs By Settlers Greatly Limits Palestinian Access To Water – UN Report New York, Mar 19 2012 2:10PM Palestinians have increasingly lost access to water sources in the West Bank as a result of the takeover of springs by Israeli … Read more »

New UN Report Condemns Blockade On Gaza

Press Release – Kia Ora Gaza

TUESDAY 20 MARCH 2012 From Kia Ora Gaza www.kiaoragaza.net Contact: Roger Fowler Email: rogerfowler@kiaoragaza.net or: mangere.east.access@paradise.net.nz Cell: 021-2999491 Or Tali Williams: taliwilliams@kiaoragaza.net Read more »

Why Israel Attacked Gaza: Bibi Stirring Trouble

Column – Ramzy Baroud

The first Israel missile sped down to its target, scorching the Gaza earth and everything in between. Palestinians collected the body parts of two new martyrs, while Israeli media celebrated the demise of two terrorists. Read more »

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