Palestinian prisoner at risk of losing his eyesight, family appeals for international support

The Palestinian Information Centre reported that the family of a Palestinian prisoner appealed to international human rights organizations to shoulder their responsibilities and take serious action to save captive Adel Shanyour, aged 64, who may lose his eyesight at any moment. Shanyour family, from the town of Dhahiriya in the southern West Bank district of [&hellip

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South African Diplomat rejects & returns “gift” to Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dear Friends, As reported by the New York Times, Washington Post, Israel National News, Sky News, Mail&Guardian, IOL, News24 and several other news agencies South Africa’s ambassador to Israel, Mr Ismail Coovadia (who recently completed his term in Tel Aviv last December) has rejected and is returning a “gift” presented to him by the Israeli [&hellip

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An Insight Into Palestinian Resilience in Gaza

by SARAH MARUSEK, June 17, 2013 In the eyes of many Westerners, Gaza is a dangerous and war torn place. Even activists, including myself, often imagine Gaza primarily as a place of suffering, and one that has unfairly come to eclipse the affliction of all of Palestine. But while Israel’s wars of aggression against the [&hellip

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Israel’s New proposed Terrorism Law: legalising Administrative Detention

Reposted from UFree Network | Media Centre: http://ufree-p.net/index.php/site/index/news/275/3 A new draft of “Terrorism Law” was recently proposed by the Israeli government. The new law seems to add to legalise the existing human rights violations especially the detention of Palestinians.  It also targets non-governmental organisations in occupied Palestine 1948 and the West Bank

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