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November 2015

Middle East Watch

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  • Israel Demolishes 30 Structures Near Nablus

    11 January 2010, by Saed Bannoura
    The attack was carried out during early morning hours on Sunday as the army surrounded the area and invaded it. One of the demolished structures is a local school built from bricks with metal girders as a ceiling. Other demolished structures include tin structures for the sheep. The Palestine News Agency, WAFA, reported that Ghassan Douglas, in charge of the settlements file in the northern part of the West Bank, said that this attack is not the first, and that Israel wants to remove the (...) continue continue
  • حدثونا من فضلكم عن السيادة المصرية!

    by أحمد الخميسي
    هذا مقال قديم، لكني أرجوك ألا تتركه خاصة أنه ليس طويلا ولا مملا!، لأنه ما من مقال ينطبق على ما جرى مع قافلة شريان الحياة قدر ما ينطبق هذا المقال الذي نشر في مطلع مارس عام ٢٠٠٨عندما حاول الفلسطينيون المحاصرون من كل جهات الأرض الاندفاع إلي نسمة هواء عبر حدود مصر. حينذاك ارتفعت أصوات كثيرة تكلمنا عن سيادة مصر، كما ترتفع الآن بنفس النغمة بشأن قافلة شريان الحياة. إنه مقال قديم، لكني أرجوك ألا تتركه. أود الآن أن أسمع صوت تلك الجوقة التي رفعت أصواتها بالحديث عن"سيادة مصر "، وعن " الخطوط الحمراء " وعن " كرامة بلادنا " عندما اجتاز الفلسطينيون رفح إلي سيناء. حينذاك (...) continue continue
  • «Un État palestinien est devenu impossible»

    4 January 2010,
    INTERVIEW (Propos recueillis à Jérusalem par Adrien Jaulmes) - Pour le pacifiste palestinien Sari Nusseibeh, Israël n’aura bientôt d’autre choix que d’intégrer sa population arabe. Sari Nusseibeh, doyen de l’université al-Qods à Jérusalem et intellectuel palestinien engagé, avait été l’auteur en 2002 d’un plan de paix cosigné avec Ami Ayalon, ex-chef du Shin Bet, le service de sécurité israélien. LE FIGARO. - La question de Jérusalem, qui a ressurgi en 2009, ne complique-t-elle pas la reprise des (...) continue continue
  • The Russell Tribunal on Palestine work has started

    22 December 2009,
    The Russell Tribunal on Palestine has held a meeting in Brussels to prepare for its first session, to be held in Barcelona from 1 to 3 March 2010. In the tradition of the preceding Russell Tribunals, first on Vietnam (launched by Lord Bertrand Russell in 1966) and then on Latin America, this initiative is an authentic peoples’ tribunal aimed at generating public awareness of the serious and recurrent violations of human rights in Palestine. Unlike the preceding Tribunals, the aim in this (...) continue continue
  • Lettre aux marcheurs de la Gaza Freedom March

    1 January 2010, by Nahla Chahal
    Cher-è-s marcheurs, Pleins de confiance, imposée par l’évidence de la justesse de ce que vous entreprenez, vous, les 1400 marcheurs, vous vous êtes préparés pendant des mois pour aller à la rencontre des Gazaouis en ce premier anniversaire de l’agression israélienne. Derrière chacun-e de vous, se tiennent des dizaines de personnes proches et amis, qui savent, approuvent, soutiennent et attendent le retour. Et derrière vous, des centaines de militants de différentes associations autour du monde ont (...) continue continue
  • Another EU policy statement will not stop Israel’s colonization

    9 December 2009, by Hasan Abu Nimah
    Israel started a preemptive campaign against a EU statement on the Middle East session even before it was formally presented for discussion by EU ministers this week on whether to adopt it. Israeli spokesmen expressed outrage at what they saw as an EU effort to "divide" Jerusalem, and claimed that the European position would "harm the peace process," as if it is only Israel that has been carefully protecting it from the harmful moves of others. Despite the usual hype, the document, a (...) continue continue
  • Egypt blocks travel of Gaza Freedom March activists

    28 December 2009,
    This item comes to you via IRIN, a UN humanitarian news and information service, but may not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. All IRIN material may be reposted or reprinted free-of-charge; refer to the copyright page for conditions of use. IRIN is a project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. More than 1,000 persons from 42 countries who have vowed to travel from Cairo to the Gaza Strip on 31 December in a bid to highlight and (...) continue continue
  • Israel to build 700 new homes in East Jerusalem

    2009, by Akiva Eldar
    Israel is planning to build nearly 700 new apartments in East Jerusalem, government spokesman Mark Regev announced on Monday. Under the new blueprint, the Housing Ministry has invited contractors to bid on the construction of 198 housing units in Pisgat Zeev, 377 homes in Neve Ya’akov and 117 dwellings in Har Homa. Palestinians consider Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem to be settlements and say such construction impedes peacemaking. Israel claims all of the city its capital and does (...) continue continue
  • Colonisation : Israël veut construire 700 nouveaux logements à Jérusalem-Est

    28 December 2009,
    Israël a dévoilé, lundi 28 décembre, un projet de construction de plus de 700 nouveaux logements dans des secteurs de Cisjordanie que l’Etat considère comme appartenant à Jérusalem. Sous la pression américaine, le premier ministre israélien, Benyamin Nétanyahou, a ordonné en novembre un "gel" de dix mois des nouvelles constructions en Cisjordanie en excluant de cette mesure des zones frontalières situées à la périphérie de Jérusalem. elon la feuille de route du projet dévoilé lundi, le ministère du (...) continue continue
  • Failing Gaza

    22 December 2009,
    This report is published by: Amnesty International UK Broederlijk Delen (Belgium) CAFOD (UK) CCFD Terre Solidaire (France) Christian Aid Church of Sweden Diakonia (Sweden) Finn Church Aid (Finland) Medical Aid for Palestinians medico international (Germany) medico international schweiz (Switzerland) Mercy Corps MS ActionAid Denmark Oxfam International Trocaire (Ireland) United Civilians for Peace (a coalition of Dutch organisations - Oxfam Novib, Cordaid, ICCO, and IKV Pax Christi) For A (...) continue continue

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