Archive for January, 2014

Systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians continue

Press Release – Palestinian Centre For Human Rights

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Read more »

Israeli military forces clash with Palestinian resistance

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

Overnight New Zealand time, there were armed clashes between Israeli military forces and the Palestinian resistance east of Khan Younis. Israeli helicopters were reported to be flying over the area, while ‘active movement of Israeli military vehicles in … Read more »

Gaza: Israeli TV warns foreigners to leave

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli TV has warned all foreigners in Gaza to leave immediately through the Erez Crossing into Israel, suggesting a major military offensive against Gaza is imminent. Read more »

Gaza: Airstrikes kill two

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

An Israeli airstrike in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza, has killed two people, cousins Ahmad Mohamed Gomaa Za’anin and Mohammed Yusuf Za’anin, who were in their car. Read more »

Alon Ben-Meir: Sharon’s Legacy

Column – Alon Ben-Meir

People around the world have passed judgment about the life of Israels most controversial leader that runs the gambit from utter and deep admiration for his uncompromising devotion to Israels security and wellbeing while others, especially the Palestinians, … Read more »

Where Are The Leaders To Answer The Call?

Opinion – Alon Ben-Meir

No one can accuse Secretary of State John Kerry of not doing his very best to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. His tenacity, commitment and perseverance are exemplary, and if anyone can remotely succeed in ending the conflict, Kerry unquestionably … Read more »

Israeli drone strike wounds two

Press Release – Palestinian Centre For Human Rights

Ref: 03/2014 Date: 19 January 2014 Time: 13:00 GMT In Extra-Judicial Execution Attempt, Israeli Drone Targets Motorbike Wounding Member of Palestinian Armed Group and Child in North Gaza In an extra-judicial execution attempt, on Sunday morning, 19 January … Read more »

Israel Detains 7 Palestinians, Including Minister

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli occupation forces on Thursday arrested five Palestinians from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. Read more »

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against civilians

Press Release – Palestinian Centre For Human Rights

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Read more »

Gaza City comes under air-raids

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli F-16s are carrying out a series of air-raids in Gaza City. Residents report huge explosions, one near the seaport that caused the ground to roll. Read more »

Palestinian Government appreciates European stand on Sharon

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

The Palestinian Government in Gaza’s media consultant Taher Alnono today announced that the government appreciates the European stand in refusing to observe one minute’s silence to mourn the death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon. Read more »

Gaza: Military bulldozers take up positions

Press Release – Julie Webb-Pullman

The Interior Ministry’s correspondent reported that four D9 bulldozers supported by three tanks have taken up positions inside the military post for the moment. Military vehicles stationed at the military post launched smoke bombs towards Alfarahin gate … Read more »

Israeli warplanes launch air strikes on Gaza Strip

Press Release – Palestinian Information Centre

GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli warplanes launched a series of air strikes on Gaza Strip on Monday evening wounding a three-year-old child and blasting a number of abandoned training areas for armed wings of Palestinian factions. Read more »

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against civilians

Press Release – Palestinian Centre For Human Rights

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Israeli forces have continued to open fire at border areas in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian child was killed in … Read more »

Israeli Occupation captures a patient at Erez

Article – Julie Webb-Pullman

A Palestinian patient was captured by Israeli Occupation forces at the Beit Hanoun Border Crossing with Israel. Yusuf Abo Aljidian, 27, who suffers from eye problems, was travelling with his mother via Erez Border Crossing to the West Bank to receive … Read more »

Time for Palestinian leadership spring clean

Press Release – Redress Information

The Times of Israel reports that Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, who recently resigned (again) but mysteriously remains in post, said in an interview that the Palestinians will not agree to extending the latest talks with Israel one minute … Read more »

PM Netanyahu Meets with US Secretary of State John Kerry

Press Release – Embassy of Israel in Wellington

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on the evening of Thursday, 2 January, met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and made the following remarks at the start of their meeting: “Welcome back to Jerusalem, John. I want to use this opportunity to … Read more »

Childhood is not a Privilege but a Right!

Press Release – Public Committee Against Torture

The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) Notes with increasing alarm and condemnation Israel’s failure to protect Palestinian children from direct and indirect torture and ill treatment. Read more »

2014 : Failure of Palestinian Auth., BDS Success to Continue

Opinion – Ramzy Baroud

2013 was a year in which the so-called peace process charade was allowed to continue, leading Palestinians on yet another futile journey of broken promises. Meanwhile, the Israeli colonial project in the West Bank and East Jerusalem carried on unabated. … Read more »

The Story of Gaza | David Swanson

Opinion – David Swanson

Young authors of fiction from Gaza, some of whom say they are finding Palestine on the internet while unable to see it exist in reality, have just published a collection of stories, written in English, marking the five-year anniversary of the 23 days … Read more »

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