|Documents & Data|
|Nearly 100% of all military court cases in West Bank end in conviction, Haaretz learns||Chaim Levinson - Haaretz - Report shows the military appeals courts decidedly favor the prosecution, with judges accepting 67 percent of prosecution appeals, as opposed to only 33 percent of appeals filed by the defense. rh
|http://jp.yahoo.com/Settlements pose biggest obstacle to Palestinian agriculture ||http://jp.yahoo.com/Uri Yacobi Keller - AIC - "More than 10,000 agricultural holdings can`t be accessed due to land confiscation and destruction resulting from the construction of the Israeli separation barrier. Military checkpoints restrict access to another 7000; 8000 have limited access due to their proximity to `closed military zones`"||28/11/2011|
|http://jp.yahoo.comToday in Palestine||http://jp.yahoo.com
Today in Palestine for November 24, 2011--A compilation of events in and commentary on the situation in the OPT and other local items of interest. dn||27/11/2011|
| sources on the connection between Israel, arms, ADL, and training of U.S. police||Forwarded by Ann L--a compendium of sources on the connection between Israel, arms, ADL, and training of U.S. police in anti-terrorist tactics. dn||27/11/2011|
|Deputy PM threatens resignation over bill to limit Israel High Court||Jonathan Lis and Ophir Bar-Zohar--Dan Meridor`s comments come before ministers review Likud bill that would bar human rights groups not registered in Israel from petitions against the state. ||27/11/2011|
|Talks on Cluster Bomb Restrictions Collapse||NICK CUMMING-BRUCE--Diplomats from 114 countries spent two weeks in Geneva trying to conclude a treaty that would have banned older, less sophisticated cluster munitions — bombs and rockets that scatter a large number of smaller bomblets over a wide area. Some bomblets fail to explode upon hitting the ground and can remain a deadly hazard long after the fighting is over. ||27/11/2011|
|Today in Palestine||A compilation of events and commentaries for Friday, November 18, 2011
|Jordan Valley and Tapuach Junction Checkpoints, Thursday 3.11.2011 ||Machsom Watch Observers: Yifat D. and Daphne B.--Summary – we experienced violence including sexual assault against us at Hamra Checkpoint, witnessed long waiting lines at Tapuach Junction Checkpoint, Gochia Gate was not opened.
|Israel Allows a Rare Shipment of Construction Materials to Gaza||Associated Press--Israel allowed the first truckloads of a rare shipment of construction materials into Gaza on Wednesday to permit the reconstruction of 10 privately owned factories, the Israeli military and Palestinian officials said. dn||20/11/2011|
|Ministry shuts down broadcasts of Israeli-Palestinian radio station||Nir Hasson--Israel Police and the Communications Ministry cut off the broadcasts of Kol Hashalom radio station on Saturday, claiming that they are pirate broadcasts. Kol Hashalom’s operators claim that their offices, which are located in the Palestinian Authority, are not subject to Israeli law, but Palestinian law, and therefore the Communications Ministry does not have the authority to shut it down.||20/11/2011|
|The Russell Tribune on Palestine||Press release
"“May this Tribunal prevent the crime of silence“…It will thus examine the various responsibilities that lead to the continued occupation of the Palestinian Territories by Israel and the non-application of the United Nations resolutions, from Resolution 181 of the 29th of November 1947, on the partition of Palestine, to Resolution ES-10/15 of the 20th of July 2004, that acknowledges the Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – of the 9th of July 2004 – on the construction of the Wall by Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and requests all the UN Member States to acquit themselves of their legal obligations as defined by the ICJ Opinion." ca||16/11/2011|
|Scale of Control ||Gisha - New Position Paper - In Scale of Control, Gisha suggests viewing the “end of occupation” as a process that takes place over time. We are currently located somewhere on the spectrum between occupation and the end of occupation, a situation in which Israel has already transferred some governmental powers to the Palestinian Authority, but continues to exercise other governmental powers exclusively.
|Poll: 39% of Israelis say another `Rabin murder` possible||Ynet - Sixteen years after former prime minister`s assassination, over a third of Israelis believe lesson has not been learned; fear history might repeat itself||7/11/2011|
|The Bedouin vs Israel’s Bulldozers||Catrina Stewart--At the top of an unmarked track leading into the small village of Alsra, in the Negev desert, somebody has placed a triangular road sign barring the entry of bulldozers. They will come, nevertheless, for every family in this village has been served with a demolition order by the Israeli authorities.
|Food shortages make Gaza residents rely on aid at Eid||EI - "Sixty-six percent of households in Gaza are either vulnerable to food insecurity or experiencing it, according to the World Food Program. Commercial food enters Gaza through the Israeli-controlled Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing, or via underground tunnels along the Gaza-Egypt border, but the average family’s lack of purchasing power limits what they can buy. Unemployment in Gaza stands at around 38 percent"||14/11/2011|
|Damage Control||Itamar Eichner--After being caught calling Netanyahu a `liar` French president sends particularly friendly letter to Israeli PM offering close cooperation on issue of Iran sanctions
|Today in Palestine||compilation of recent events and commentaries||13/11/2011|
|Today in Palestine||Compilation of data and events for November 3, 2011 in the West Bank and Gaza
|OCHA protection of civilians weekly report for 26 Oct—1Nov, 2011||OCHA--This week’s escalation in violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel highlighted the fragility of the calm that
has prevailed in previous months and the vulnerability of the civilian population on both sides.
Demolitions in Area C in the Jerusalem periphery, resulting in the displacement of around 30 people, increase
concerns about the imminent implementation of a plan to transfer 20 Bedouin communities (about 2,500
people) from that area, most of which is planned for the expansion of Ma’ale Adumim settlement.
|Watch: Israel blasts route of wall near Bethlehem||Ma`an News Agency
"The construction is for a controversial separation wall cutting off the village of Walaja, which abuts an Israeli settlement outside Bethlehem, from other parts of the occupied West Bank.See video attached to article." ca
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