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Sheikh Yousef: “Truce, peace, do not exist with settlements and the wall”Rashid Hilal - PNN - Interview with Hamas Leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef9/7/2005
Freedom of the press curtailed in relation to PA security Mohamad Khalid - Palestine News Network - PNN - The Palestinian Ministry of Interior issued new instructions this morning prohibiting journalists and news agency from disseminating information about Palestinian security forces and police without prior consultation with the Ministry31/7/2005
Agricultural buildings in West Bank village demolished for Israel`s illegal wallISM News Relay - Residents in the West Bank village of Fundook awoke at 7 a.m. Tuesday to the sound of their livelihood being demolished 26/7/2005
A West Bank village opts for peaceful protest to broach the WallMohammad Khatib - The Seatle Post - Israel`s planned evacuation of its illegal Gaza settlements is a positive step but it should not be mistaken for the end of Israel`s military occupation.25/7/2005
Sweedish activist detained at BG AirportISM Bews Relay - Swedish peace activist Shora Esmailian is currently being held at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. She arrived 15.00 yesterday and was interrogated for ten consecutive hours.27/7/2005
Crackdown on peace activists in West BankISM News Realy - Israeli forces employed an increased level of brutality against nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and foreign activists Friday during demonstrations in the West Bank villages of Asira and Bil`in. 27/7/2005
Injuries mount as Israeli Military responds viloentlyISM News - Five people thus far have been wounded in Bil`in from rubber bullets, the Israeli response to protests taking place across the West Bank against Israel`s illegal annexation wall on Black Thursday.29/7/2005
Other demonstrations are taking place on Friday and SaturdayISM News relay - Elsewhere on Friday: Removing roadblocks on the road toAssira; Saturdat: A call for Freedom pf Movement in Hebron; 28/7/2005
One small village, many Ariel Sharons ISM News Relay - BIL`IN - A gaggle of Ariel Sharon`s will start constructing makeshift settlement structures in the West Bank village of Bil`in on Friday at 1 p.m. 30/7/2005
Peres unveils Erez Terminal`s new hi-tech toolsAgence France Presse - EREZ TERMINAL: Israel will not seal off the Gaza Strip but is instead looking to invest millions of dollars in border crossings to help the Palestinian workforce and business culture thrive after its pullout from the territory, Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres said Thursday. 29/7/2005
‘Israeli terror is worse’Roee Nahmias - YNet - Former Education Minister Shulamit Aloni blasts ‘megalomaniac’ Prime Minister Sharon in interview with Arab-Israeli newspaper, says he should face justice. Aloni also charges Israel a racist state that commits war crimes 30/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 30.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Non-violent protest in Hebron; Army increases presence on the roads between Qalqilia and Salfit; Special units division in Bethlehem accepts transfer to army; Army fired at peaceful protest in Bel’in, three injured; Israel denied medical treatment for a Palestinian infant; Army invades Qabatia, two arrested; Two youth arrested in Dir al-Balah; Security officer killed in Nablus; Resistance fire at army force near Hebron; Settlers, soldiers beat up Palestinian farmers; 30/7/2005
Israel denies medical treatment for a Palestinian infant Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - A Palestinian medical source reported that the Israeli Authorities barred on Friday morning, the transfer of a sick Palestinian infant to an Israeli hospital30/7/2005
Army fired at peaceful protest in Bel’in, three injured Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - The Popular Committee Against the Wall in Bel’in, west of Ramallah, reported, on Friday evening, that Israeli soldiers fired at a peaceful protest against the Separation Wall; three residents were injured, several international activists arrested. 30/7/2005
First Independent Palestinian news Agency Receives License PNN - Press Release - The Palestine News Network, as the first operational independent Palestinian news agency, received the first official license in the West Bank from the PA Ministry of Information this week. 30/7/2005
A Call for Freedom of Movement in Hebron CPT Hebron - On Saturday 30/7 at 11 a.m., Hebron citizens plan to demonstrate against the limit on travel by marching towards the checkpoints29/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Dailies WAFA - Main Palestinian Daily Newspapers tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues: 29/7/2005
Hanan Ashrawi on the Israeli take-over of Jerusalem Palestine News Network - PLC member Hanan Ashrawi spoke to PNN regarding the Israeli take-over of Jerusalem29/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 29.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Two residents of Hebron attacked, badly bruised; Three arrested west of Jenin; Resistance target army posts in Gaza; Army invaded Tulkarem and Jenin , four arrested; Female detainee recieves fifth consecutive detention order; Three youth injured in Tulkarem; 2 Citizens wounded and 4 arrested in WB; PCHR: 4 Citizens Killed, Including Child in a Week; Hebron Citizens to Protest at Internal Checkpoints 29/7/2005
Palestinian prisoner held by Israel dies in disputed circumstancesAP - death in jail of 18-year-old Jawad Abu Megaseb28/7/2005
Youth killed, at least seven injured in Jenin Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli army raids Jenin, kills one, injures several28/7/2005
Palestinian Authority executes convicted murdererReuters - 32-year-old man hanged in Gaza28/7/2005
Knesset OKs `Intifada Law`Ilan Marciano, Doron Sheffer - Ynet/Yediot Ahronot - Israeli government will not pay compensation to Palestinians harmed by Israeli military during Intifada28/7/2005
Why kill Nino?A little over a year ago Mohammed Alassi, 26, also known as "Nino", escaped the wreckage of the car that was bombed, killing the Balata Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade leader Kalil Marshood. Nino was killed late last Wednesday night in yet another targeted assassination. The Israeli army admits it shot an unarmed man who was running running away. The photographs show he was clearly unarmed, wearing nothing but a vest and underwear. 27/7/2005
Why kill Nino?A little over a year ago Mohammed Alassi, 26, also known as "Nino", escaped the wreckage of the car that was bombed, killing the Balata Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade leader Kalil Marshood. Nino was killed late last Wednesday night in yet another targeted assassination. The Israeli army admits it shot an unarmed man who was running running away. The photographs show he was clearly unarmed, wearing nothing but a vest and underwear. 27/7/2005
27 July 2005: Knesset denies Palestinians the right to compensationB`Tselem - Today, the Knesset approved an amendment to the Civil Wrongs Law which will almost completely exempt Israel from paying compensation to Palestinians injured by the security forces.27/7/2005
Qureia: Today Gaza, tomorrow J`lemAli Waked - Yediot/Ynet - PA chairman and prime minister go to Gaza to review Palestinian preparations for disengagement; PA Prime Minister Qureia: `We`re telling the whole world – today Gaza, tomorrow an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital,` speaks of `freeing entire homeland` 27/7/2005
Abbas says no to ‘Gaza state’Roee Nahmias - Yediot/Ynet - PA chairman says he fears area would turn into ‘one large prison’ following pullout, if Sharon withdraws only from Gaza – it means he does not want peace 27/7/2005
36,000 Trees Set Ablaze by Occupation Forces in Qaffin and AkkabaThe Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign - Thousands of dunums of agricultural lands have been scorched in a series of devastating fires ignited by Occupation Forces and their settlers in the most fertile areas of Palestine. In the villages of Qaffin and Akkaba in Tulkarem District in the northwest region of the West Bank, over 36,000 trees in 4000 dunums have been burnt through five separate attacks since May 2005.27/7/2005
Resident severely injured north of Khan YounisSaed Bannoura, IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers based at al-Matahin checkpoint, north of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, fired rounds of live ammunition at hundreds of residents attempting to cross it, one resident was seriously injured.27/7/2005
Farmlands bulldozed in Beit DoqquIMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers bulldozed on Wednesday, farmlands in Beit Doqqu village, north west of Jerusalem, in order to construct sections of the Separation Wall in the area. 27/7/2005
Jerusalem OKs Neighborhood ConstructionAssociated Press - Jerusalem planners have approved the construction of a new Jewish neighborhood in the city`s Muslim Quarter, officials said Tuesday,threatening to further inflame tensions between Israelis and Palestinians in the city claimed by both as a capital. 26/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 27.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - IOF Re-closes Abu Holi & Al-Matahen Military Checkpoints; Child killed by settlers’ car in Hebron; Resident arrested in Azzoun; Resident arrested in Abu Dis; Home leveled in Qalqilia; House demolished in Jerusalem, allegedly illegal built; 27/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Dailies WAFA -Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues: 26/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Dailies WAFA-Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues: 25/7/2005
"Arna`s children"- the film - now available on D.V.DAndalus Publishing27/7/2005
Join us this coming Friday 29.7.2005 - in Assira A- ShamaliyeJonathan Polack - For the last 5 years the village of Asira A-Shamaeliya is torn off from the city of Nablus, where all civil services are provided, by a military road. 29/7/2005
New settlement in Jerusalem Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Ahencies - The Israeli Newspaper Maariv reported on Tuesday that the Israeli government plans to construct a settlement at Bab al-Zahera area, in the old city of Jerusalem 26/7/2005
More News Flashes from the Occupid territories - 26.7.2005 Palestine News Net - Israelis continue bulldozing Palestinian lands despite planned withdrawal; Israeli occupation forces take 19 Palestinians from West Bank; President Abbas moves to Gaza; Abu Holi reopened after 3-days; 26/7/2005
Gaza envoy weighs into Gaza rubble questionReuters - What to do with the rubble from destroyed Jewish settler houses in Gaza has become a "substantial issue" that now involves discussions with Egypt, special envoy to the planned Gaza pullout James Wolfensohn said on Tuesday. 26/7/2005
FEATURE-Economic woes stir unease in Gaza ahead of pulloutNidal al-Mughrabi - Reuters - GAZA, July 27 (Reuters) - Every day seems like strike day in the Gaza Strip -- teachers, taxi drivers, doctors and fishermen have all staged brief work stoppages in shows of anger. 26/7/2005
Nablus resistsInternational Solidarity Movement - In the high point of a week of planned non-violent direct actions against the occupation, residents of Nablus converged on Huwara checkpoint to protest the continuing closure of the region. 25/7/2005
Security Forces of Palestinians Are Found UnfitSteven Erlanger - The New York Times - The security forces of the Palestinian Authority are divided, weak, overstaffed, badly motivated and underarmed, and more attention must be paid to building up institutions rather than personalities, says the first independent survey of the complicated Palestinian security environment since the death of Yasir Arafat. 26/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 26.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Resident injured, arrested in Hebron; Resident arrested, another injured in Qalqilia; Army assaults a resident in Qalqilia; Qassam hits Sderot; Nine arrested in Tulkarem; Army reopens abu Holy, al-Matahin checkpoints; Resident arrested at the Rafah Border Crossing; Colonizer Kills Child in Hebron; Addameer calls on Israel to Adhere to International Laws on Prisoners; Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Home in Jerusalem; 26/7/2005
Torture of a Palestinian cab driverKhalid Amarye - on what soldiers of the Most Humane Army in the Middle East did to a Palestinian cab driver26/7/2005
Jihad and leftists working together in armed resistanceWisam Afifeh - Gaza City - Saraia Al Quds (Jihad) and Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades (PFLP) claimed joint responsibility for the explosion of an occupation jeep at the Sofa Crossing in the southern Gaza Strip. 25/7/2005
PA Interior Minister wants answers on withdrawal PNN - Ramallah - The Palestinian Interior Ministry accused the Israeli government for not being serious in coordinating the intended Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank. 25/7/2005
Wall preventing Mes`ha Village from using waste disposalAmin Abu Wardeh - Palestine News Net - Residents of Mes`ha Village west of Salfit report that Israeli occupation forces will not allow Palestinians to use their garbage cans which are now on the "other side" of the Wall. 25/7/2005
USD 100 M, needed to renovate Gaza Coast George Rishmawi - IMEMC & Agencies - Palestinian officials at the Gaza Municipal council said on Monday that the council has signed an agreement to launch a campaign to renovate the Gaza Coast in with the Association for Rural Development, (ARD) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 25/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 25.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Army prepares a plan to shell Gaza if the PA does not control it; Army invades Balata refugee camp, one arrested; Student arrested near Tul-Karem; Resistance detonates a military jeep in Gaza; Israeli army invades Bethlehem, arresting two; Resident arrested in Hebron, dozens of homes searched; Israeli Colonizers Beat Elderly up in Tulkarem; IOF Demolishes Store in Jerusalem; IOF and armed Israeli colonizers seized Palestinian-owned land in Hebron25/7/2005
Hebron Update: 3-14 July 2005CPT Hebron - Report - Peggy Gish spent the night with a Palestinian family who lives near the Halhoul bridge north of Hebron. 25/7/2005
Helping Forward move forwardZachary Wales - In the spirit of the LFP`s national educational conference,which takes place as this article goes to electronic "press," Ms. Kessler`s piece is an excellent example of why campaigns like LFP emerge and why they hold educational conferences. 23/7/2005
ISM digestBy the International Solidarity Movement - Army surrounds Asira demonstrators. Shoots one villager; Bil`in villages show the many faces of George and Condi; Israeli soldiers bolster camera confiscation tactic; Every week we bear witness to yet another violent attack by the security forces at the village of Bil`in; ISM Montreal reports from Palestine; Bad News from Salem; Arrested in Bil`in; My Wife is in Jail, Again; Trees for peace along a settler-only road; Israel denies access to a caravan for justice in Palestine25/7/2005
Hebron Update: 3-14 July 2005Christian Peacemakers Team - "Abdel Hadi Hantash informed the team of two Israeli military orders that would confiscate ninety-seven more dunams of Palestinian land to extend the fence around the Telem settlement. This would be the largest land confiscation in the Hebron District and would take away the farms of fifty families. "25/7/2005
Israel re-operates the X-Ray search machine at the Rafah Crossing Saed Bannoura, IMEMC & Agencies - "The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported on Friday, that the Israeli Authorities re-operated the X-ray search machine chamber at the Rafah Boder Crossing, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, which endangers the health of the residents, especially the sick and elderly. "25/7/2005
Beyond good and evil Azmi Bishara - Allowing ourselves a little empirical leeway it is possible to divide summer society into two classes. One is constantly on the move. Its members have not a moment`s rest as they flit from an outing to the beach to an outdoor festival, rush to their summer homes then fly off for an excursion abroad. London may be off the list of vacation stops this year but the consumerist thirst for other venues remains insatiable.24/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 24.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Army invades Atteel and Anabta villages, near Tulkarem; Eight child detainees transferred to the Negev prison; Army invaded Balata refugee camp, one resident arrested; Detainee Manal Ghanim appeals to be released; Two settlers, one fighter killed in the southern Gaza Strip; Lawyer Mojahid met with detainees Amnah Mona, and Lina Jarbouna;24/7/2005
The Army uprootrd hundreds of olive trees near the village of SurrifLaila Ahmad - Mahsom - Al-Ayyam The paper reports on the uprooting of hundreds of olive trees west of Surrif near Hebron for the fence. Four teenagers were injured as a result of confrontations occurring in the village of Dura. 23/7/2005
ISM reports from the occupied territories - 23.7.2005 Contents - Army surrounds Asira demonstrators. Shoots one villager; Bil`in villages show the many faces of George and Condi; Israeli soldiers bolster camera confiscation tact; Bad News from Salem; Arrested in Bil`in; My Wife is in Jail; Israel denies access to a caravan for justice in Palestine; 23/7/2005
Another day of protest against the WallMarcy Newman - Electronic Intifada - Time is so short and my experiences are so intense I fear that I cannot fully convey the gravity of daily life and what I am witnessing here. It especially worries me that the world`s eyes are myopically focused on the pullout in Ghaza, the anti-disengagement protesters, most of whom are illegal Israeli settlers from the West Bank. 22/7/2005
Ereikat: We demand halt to Wall, settlements expansion, assassinations George Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies - Dr. Sa`eb Ereikat, head of the negotiations committee with Israel, said on Friday that the Palestinian Authority will ask three major things from the U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. 23/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 23.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Settlers, soldiers attack homes near Nablus; Police assault three Palestinian workers in Israel; Army invades Balata refugee camp, arrest one resident; 15 roadblocks installed in Jenin; Resident arrested in Balata refugee camp; Soldiers install roadblock on Jenin-Ya’bod road; Soldier break into a wedding in Bethlehem; Six injured, five arrested in Bel’in; 23/7/2005
Sharon: Time to expand ArielDiana Bahur-Nir and Yitzhak Benhorin - Prime minister says he plans to expand West Bank settlement, as well as other settlement blocs 23/7/2005
Security Council rejects fence debateYitzhak Benhorin - YnjetNews - U.S., Britain, Russia, France knock back Palestinian request to debate West Bank security fence, say disengagement more important; council calls on Palestinians to fight terror 23/7/2005
Palestinian killed in Hebron shootoutHanan Grinberg - Ynetnews - The army has confirmed the victim was a passerby unrelated to the attack. An IDF soldier sustained light to moderate injuries in the incident. 23/7/2005
Israeli violations of international law continued in the OT (14-20 July)Palestinian Centre for Human Rights - weekly report22/7/2005
Six injured, five arrested in Bel’in Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers fired on Friday afternoon, at a peaceful procession against the Separation Wall in Bel’in, west of Ramallah; six residents were injured, and five others were arrested. 23/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 22.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Youth killed in Hebron; Settlers attack old man, injuring him in the head; Clashes between anti-wall demonstrators and the army, several injured and 30 arrested; Two residents forced out of al-Maleh area; Two arrested in Qabatia; Army invades Jenin - one arrested, two injured; Resident arrested in Qalqilia; 22/7/2005
ICAHD`S Building Camp Day 3, Tuesday 19th of July Another day at work in the ICAHD building camp.. I know nothing about house construction, but it seemed like we got a lot done today.22/7/2005
A week of nonviolent resistance in the besieged West Bank city of Nablus and surrounding areaISM News relay - Asira, a village of 12,000 people located near the West Bank city of Nablus has been under strict closure since the start of the Intifada. 22/7/2005
Protests Outside Bil`in to Continue on Friday 22.7.2005 ISM News relay - A nonviolent protest against the building of the illegal separation barrier near Bil`in is set for Friday, July 22 at 1 p.m. 22/7/2005
Update on Bil`in ArresteesISM relay - A military appeals judge ruled today to extend the detention of non-violent community organizer Abdullah Abu Rahme of Bil`in until Sunday at 11:00 AM when the military prosecution`s appeal against Abdullah`s release on bail will be heard. 22/7/2005
The struggle in Bilín continues- Demonstration this Friday, July 22ndAdar Grayevsky - As many of you probably know, the village of Bil`in has been struggling against the wall. Come and join us - Transportation details follow. 22/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 21.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Soldiers abuse taxi drvier, urinate on him; Army closes Zatara Checkpoint in the middle of the West Bank; Army invaded Aida Refugee camp north of Bethlehem; Army invades Jenin, surrounds several vilages; Army expands military camp near Jenin; Two arrested in Hebron, dozens of homes searched; Army starts to open new settlers` road east of Qalqilia; Resident of Bethlehem sentenced to 16 months; 21/7/2005
International Solidarity Movement updatesStaying Arrested together; Nablus Summer Campaign Programme; A Family from Saida; Shoot First, Laugh After; What Every American Should Know about Israel/Palestine, link to audio presentation by Rachel Corrie`s parents 21/7/2005
At-Tuwani Update: 1-14 July 2005Christian Peacemaker Teams - ` A soldier asked CPTer Scott Smith his opinion on the "situation" in Israel/Palestine. Smith replied, "Like the situation in Iraq, Israelis are catching a few terrorists but making more."`21/7/2005
Border Police Beat Beit Surik Residents Blocking Bulldozers Access to their Land, Slated for Route of the Separation BarrierB`Tselem Report - Testimony of Nabil al-Jamal - "About a year and a half ago, people started to talk about a wall being built, enclosing the village from the west. I didn`t know then that the wall would cut across my brothers` and my land."21/7/2005
Extra-Judicial executions this weekExcerpt from the Weekly Report of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights21/7/2005
Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian TerritoryLink to the weekly report for July 14-20 by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights21/7/2005
Soldiers abuse taxi drvier, urinate on him Saed Bannoura, IMEMC & Agencies - "Israeli soldiers abused a Palestinian taxi driver from Dir Samit village, near the West Bank city of Hebron, after stopping him at a military checkpoint adjacent to Doura village. "21/7/2005
Analysis: Hamas` challenge to PAAlan Johnston - BBC News, Gaza - "The Gaza Strip has endured days of tension - witnessing some of the worst violence between Palestinians for years. The powerful militant movement Hamas has clashed repeatedly with the government`s security forces."21/7/2005
Israel denies access to `peace caravan` Mohammad Ghazal - The Jordan Times - "The Israeli ministry of interior on Wednesday refused entry to 50 human rights activists seeking to cross into the West Bank via the King Hussein border crossing. "21/7/2005
Palestinian Child stabbed to death near Nablus Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - A Palestinian medical source in Qaryout village, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, reported on Wednesday evening that an extremist settlers group stabbed a child to death. 21/7/2005
Israeli settlers kill Palestinian boy- WitnessesReuters - NABLUS, West Bank - Jewish settlers stabbed a Palestinian boy to death in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Wednesday, witnesses said. They said the 12-year-old was ambushed by several settlers near his home at Qaryot village outside the Palestinian-ruled city of Nablus. 20/7/2005
Disorder tempers dreams of new Gaza after Israelis goMark Heinrich - Reuters - KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip, July 21 (Reuters) - Construction magnate Mahmoud al-Fara has a dream - modern apartment blocks for Palestinian refugees rising in the place of Jewish settler villas he can see beyond the barbed wire from his office window. 21/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 20.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Child stabbed to death near Nablus; Seven arrested in Bil’in, six injured; Army invades Bethlehem, arrests two; Army invaded Tobas, Tamon and the Al-Faraa; Soldiers to grab lands in Hebron; PRCS: 10 Citizens Killed, 81 Injured during Period 09-15 July; Citizen dies Wednesday of wounds he sustained a week ago; Peres: “Agreement reached to sell hot-houses to Palestinians” 20/7/2005
Soldiers to grab lands in HebronSaed Bannoura, IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli Authorities issued on Wednesday, two military orders to grab hundreds of Dunams of farmlands near the settlements of Keryat Arba’ and Kharseena, east of Hebron in order to construct the Separation Wall in the area.20/7/2005
Female Prisoner Subjected to Harsh Torture in Israeli PrisonWAFA - Member of Anti-Torture General Committee in Israel, Mohammed al-Shadkan said today that the administration of Hasharon Israeli prison is exercising harsh torture against a Palestinian woman prisoner.20/7/2005
6 hurt in anti-fence protestAli Waked and Efrat Weiss - YNET - Soldiers, police officers quickly disperse latest demonstration in Palestinian village of Bil’in20/7/2005
Anything to declare?Nahum Barnea - Ynetnews - Israel undecided whether crossings constitute border or roadblock 20/7/2005
Nine wounded as Hamas, PA officers renew clashes in GazaReuters - Palestinian security forces and Hamas militants fought gunbattles in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, as Egyptian mediators sought to end the worst internal violence in years. 19/7/2005
Abbas Criticizes Hamas Radicals in Harsh TermsSteven Erlanger - The New York Times - GAZA, The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, sharply criticized the radical Hamas faction on Monday for breaking the truce with Israel that all Palestinian groups had agreed upon and for allowing Israel to take advantage of internal Palestinian strife. 19/7/2005
Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli troops: medicsAgence France Presse - GAZA CITY - A 15-year-old Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli gunfire on Monday near the crossing into the main Jewish settlement bloc in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources said. 18/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 19.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Two Islamic Jihad members assassinated near Jenin; Two other residents were arrested in the village; Elderly man, two sons arrested in al-Yamoun; Hamas, PA clashes renewed; Resident injured east of Nablus; Seven Palestinians injured in Gaza clashes, Monday night; 19/7/2005
Jenin raided as Palestinian groups clashAl Jazeera - Two Islamic Jihad fighters have been killed by Israeli troops in a Jenin village in the West Bank, while elsewhere nine people were wounded in clashes between resistance fighters and Palestinian security forces19/7/2005
Internal Palestinian fighting escalatesAl Jazeera - Nine people have been wounded in clashes between members of Hamas` military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, and Palestinian security forces in Gaza`s Jabalya refugee camp. 19/7/2005
PA launches campaign to remove Hamas graffiti in GazaKhaled Abu Toameh - Jerusalem Post - The Palestinian Authority on Sunday began a campaign to remove Hamas graffiti and flags from the streets of Gaza City in a move that has been condemned by Hamas leaders as "provocative." 17/7/2005
PA launches campaign to remove Hamas graffiti in GazaKhaled Abu Toameh - Jerusalem Post - The Palestinian Authority on Sunday began a campaign to remove Hamas graffiti and flags from the streets of Gaza City in a move that has been condemned by Hamas leaders as "provocative." 17/7/2005
Hamas vows to observe truce accordAl Jazeera - Hamas has confirmed its commitment to a truce agreed to in Egypt but has reserved the right to retaliate against any Israeli attacks. 18/7/2005
Israeli closures paralyse Gaza StripLaila El-Haddad in Gaza - Al Jazeera - Israeli occupation forces have imposed a complete closure on the Gaza Strip for the fifth day in a row, dividing the strip into three areas and shooting at commuters who try to cross checkpoints, witnesses and officials said. 18/7/2005
Israeli closures paralyse Gaza StripLaila El-Haddad in Gaza - Al Jazeera - 19/7/2005
Abbas fails to restrain Gaza attacks Daily Star staff - Egyptian mediators meet militant leaders in attempt to prevent complete collapse of cease-fire 19/7/2005
Call to action: Support of Abdulla Abu Rahma and Akram Hatib from Bili`inA public appeal in support of Abdulla Abu Rahma and Akram Hatib that were arrested during a demonstration against the separation wall 19/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 18.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Two children killed, five residents injured in the Gaza Strip; Six arrested near Qalqilia; PA security officer arrested in Tulkarem; Monday morning, the Army arrested a resident in Qalqilia; At least six arrested in Ramallah; Child injured in Gaza; Israeli army arrests 7 Palestinians in Ramallah over night; Resident arrested east of Bethlehem; 18/7/2005
How do you like your blue-eyed boy: The Rally in Bil`inZachary Wales - The Electronic Intifada - Long ago, I gave up wondering how Khader knows everything. When we first met, I was arriving late for an appointment at his restaurant, Seasons, which is, for anyone who has read Robert Fisk`s Pity the Nation, the Commodore Hotel of Birzeit. 18/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Dailies - 17.7.2005RAMALLAH, July 17, 2005, (WAFA) -Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues, focusing on Israeli escalation and calling for calmness in Gaza. 17/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Dailies - 16.7.2005 RAMALLAH, July 14, 2005, (WAFA) - Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues, including Israeli escalation and the internal situation in the occupied Palestinian Territories: 16/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 17.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies -Israeli Soldiers play fun: Plant Weapon in a Palestinian Ambulance; Two arrested in Hebron; Four arrested in Qalqilia; At least ten Palestinian citizens were arrested on Sunday; IOF Kills Citizen in Khanyounis; 17 residents arrested in Hebron; Army invades Tubas; 17/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 16.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Settler rams child with car in Hebron; Resident arrested in Aida refugee camp; Resident aged 16-36 barred from traveling through the Rafah; Army invades Tammoun Village, arrests one; Army arrests four in Beit Fajjar; Army invaded Tiqoa`, arrests one; Eight Qassam shells hit Sderot; Resident, child injured in Gaza; Army shells Gaza, Beit Hanoun; Resident dies of wounds sustained on Friday, toll rises to nine; ; ; 16/7/2005
Mobilizing for the end of the Israeli occupationInternational Coordinating Network on Palestine - Calls for an International campaign of NGOs working against the Israeli occupation 16/7/2005
Fresh Israeli air strikes in Gaza as violence surgesNidal al-Mughrabi - Reuters - Israel launched fresh missile strikes in Gaza early on Saturday, a day after it killed six Hamas militants. The latest air raid injured two Palestinian bystanders and destroyed three workshops in Gaza City and the Khan Younis refugee camp, which the army said was used by Hamas to produce weapons. Palestinians denied weapons were produced there. 16/7/2005
Israel launches more air strikes BBC Online - At least two Hamas members died in an earlier air strike in Gaza city Israeli aircraft have launched fresh air strikes against industrial targets in Gaza, wounding two people. 16/7/2005
PA backtracks on Jihad crackdownKhaled Abu Toameh - Jerusalem Post - Palestinian officials in Ramallah made it clear that "only those directly linked to the [Netanya] attack would be punished" less than 24 hours after a senior Palestinian Authority security official announced that the PA was planning to crack down on Islamic Jihad for its role in Tuesday`s suicide bombing in Netanya. 13/7/2005
"What kind of army does this?"Zachary Wales - Electronic Intifada - On Wednesday night, the relative tranquillity of Birzeit came to an end when two unmarked armoured jeeps rolled lazily into the town center. Three Israeli commandos emerged from one of the vehicles and entered a corner store.16/7/2005
Second child from Balata refugee camp diesISM Nablus - On Monday Balata residents endured their second child martyr`s funeral in five days. Fourteen year old Noor Faris Njem was shot in the head late last Wednesday evening when the Israeli army came to Balata Refugee Camp and, without warning, opened fire on unarmed civilians. 12/7/2005
Call for Action: Free the Marda FiveIWPS - Please exert pressure so that the Fife Marda Youths will not have to spend time in prison indefinitely for attempting to resist the policies that they know will lead to the eventual destruction of their village. Many of the youths were also wounded in the clashes and we still do not know if they have received treatment. 16/7/2005
Palestinian Refugees: From Montreal to Ein el-Hilweh: Deportation, Destitution & DignityStefan Christoff - The Electronic Intifada - In November 2003 Ahmed Abdel Majeed, a stateless Palestinian born and raised in Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon, was deported from Canada.16/7/2005
Jihad chief: Truce conditions evaporatedUnited Press International - BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 15-- Islamic Jihad chief Ramadan Shalah, whose group claimed the latest attack against Israel, said all conditions for an unofficial Mideast truce have evaporated. 16/7/2005
Weekly report on human rights violationsPalestinian Centre for Human Rights - This week, Israeli Occupation Forces killed four Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank. A fifth Palestinian was pronounced clinically dead at the time this report was issued. Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were also injured by IOF in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. 15/7/2005
Human Rights Report No. 203IWPS - Human Rights Summary - Soldiers enter village, set off sound bombs near Mosque during prayers 15/7/2005
Hebron: Sharing Each Others` Pain CPT Hebron - "A donkey was stolen by an Israeli settler from the Karmel settlement, and we saw it inside the settlement compound. Please come with us to photograph it for evidence when we make our complaint." two Palestinians asked the CPT and Operation Dove team in the South Hebron Hills village of At-Tuwani. 15/7/2005
Call for Action: Salfit District Week of Non-violent Resistance ISM News release - Residents of the Salfit District join with international and Israeli peace activists to hold a week of non-violent resistance actions from Saturday, July 16 through Thursday, July 21. 17/7/2005
Ammatin, West Bank under curfew as punishment for non-violent resistanceISM News release - Military jeeps invaded Immatin early this morning and announced curfew until 6 PM. One of the soldiers told an international volunteer that the area would be opened when work on the wall for today was completed. 16/7/2005
Abdallah Abu Rahma, The Palestinian Gandhi Arrested in Bili`n - 15.7.2005ISM News release - During today`s non-violent demonstration in Bil`in, two members of the popular committee against the wall, Abdallah Abu Rahma, known as "The Palestinian Gahndi" and Akram AlKhateeb were arrested. Two Israeli peace activists, Einat Pudnacharni and Michal Greenberg were arrested too. 17/7/2005
Report: 46 Palestinisn killed, 462 injured, 1249 arrested in the last three months ....Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - In dozens of military invasions and operations carried out by the Israeli army in the Palestinian territories between March 1 and June 30, 2005, 46 Palestinian residents were killed and 462 were injured. Additionally, 1,249 Palestinians were arrested during army raids on Palestinian cities, towns, villages and refugee camps. 14/7/2005
Soldiers attack a peaceful protest against the Wall near Qalqilia Saed Bannoura - IMEMC - Israeli soldiers violently attacked a peaceful protest against the Separation Wall in Amateen village east of Qalqilia, and fired at Israeli and International peace activists, and Palestinian residents.14/7/2005
Six injured, eighteen arrested in Bil’in Saed Bannoura - Friday afternoon, dozens of residents, Israeli and international peace activists conducted the weekly peaceful procession against the Separation Wall in Bil’in, west of Ramallah. 15/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 14.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Soldiers attack a peaceful protest against the Wall near Qalqilia; Resident arrested east of Nablus; Village invaded near Jenin; Resident arrested south of Jenin; Army claims uncovering “explosive workshop” in Tulkarem; Ten arrested in three W.B. villages; Al-Quds Brigades (Islamic Jihad) shells Sderot; 14/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 15.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Soldiers break into a hospital in Salfit; Seven Palestinians killed in W.B and Gaza air strikes; Army shells Khan Younis, three injured; Resident arrested in Hebron; Curfew imposed over Amateen; More shells fired on Friday; Tulkarem invasion continues; Army invades Ibadia village east of Bethlehem; Army invades Al Asakra village; Army invades Amateen village, and imposes curfew; Army invades Azzoun; Military roadblock installed on Tubas-Tammoun road; 15/7/2005
"What kind of army does this?"Depredations of the IDF following the bombing in Nethany. Bir Zeit becomes a cruel theater fo the absurd.15/7/2005
Israeli army continues nighttime invasions of HaresHuman Rights Report No. 200 - IWPS - Army invaded Hares village and continued searching houses and threatening residents. 13/7/2005
Israeli army invades Deir Istia Human Rights Report No. 202 - IWPS - The army was occupying houses, locking families in small rooms, and threatening residents. 13/7/2005
Hares man arrested while taking pregnant wife to the hospitalHuman Rights Report No. 201 - On Sunday, July 10, Mohamad Mahmoud Daoud, 28 years old, was stopped and detained on the road from Hares to Nablus, near the town of Jit. Mohammed and his wife, who is four months pregnant, were forced to wait in the noon sun for several hours. 12/7/2005
Noor Njam,14, died of his wounds today.ISM - Update from Balata - Noor Njam,14, Who was shot in the head during the Israeli incursion on July 6th Died of his wounds today. 10/7/2005
Israel reoccupies West Bank townBBC News Online - Israel`s forces have taken over the West Bank town of Tulkarm, a day after four people were killed by a suicide bomb in an Israeli shopping centre. 13/7/2005
Fatah leader `categorically confirms` Arafat was poisoned by IsraelAgence France Presse - "I can categorically confirm that Abu Ammar was poisoned," exiled Fatah chairman Faruq Qaddumi told reporters, referring to Arafat by his nom de guerre. This accusation bolsters widely held belief among Palestinians that former president was murdered by Israel. 13/7/2005
Israeli army raids Tulkarm, killing oneXinhua - RAMALLAH-- At least one Palestinian was killed and two others seriously wounded in an Israeli predawn raid to the West Bank city of Tulkarm, Palestinian security sources said on Wednesday. 13/7/2005
Second child from Balata refugee camp diesISM Nablus - On Monday Balata residents endured their second child martyr`s funeral in five days. Fourteen year old Noor Faris Njem was shot in the head late last Wednesday evening when the Israeli army came to Balata Refugee Camp and, without warning, opened fire on unarmed civilians.13/7/2005
Second child from Balata refugee camp diesISM Nablus - On Monday Balata residents endured their second child martyr`s funeral in five days. Fourteen year old Noor Faris Njem was shot in the head late last Wednesday evening when the Israeli army came to Balata Refugee Camp and, without warning, opened fire on unarmed civilians.13/7/2005
ISM updates Update on Ramzi Yassin of Bil’in from Muqassed Hospital; Village Demolished, by ISM; Help us stop Israel`s wall peacefully by Mohammed Khatib in the International Herald Tribune; Second Child from Balata Refugee Camp Died by ISM Nablus; Soldier Released After Admitting to Deliberately Firing at Palestinian by IMEMC & Agencies; Report from Hares by International Women’s Peace Services; Israeli Army Continues Night-time Invasions of Hares by International Women’s Peace Services 14/7/2005
Balata and now the shooting of three children, causing the death of two. 13/7/2005
Action Alert : Third ICAHD Building Camp to Rebuild Demolished Home 17-30.7.2005ICAHD - With the disengagement nearing day by day, Israel continues its illegal policy of home demolitions. Since January 2005, 45 houses have been demolished in Jerusalem alone. With 88 houses in Silwan threatened and hundreds more throughout Jerusalem and the West Bank under the shadow of demolition, the situation is more critical than ever before. 13/7/2005
Israeli Soldiers Talk Of AbusesCBS News - "CBS News Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports on a controversial exhibit in Tel Aviv created by former members of Israel`s military. No one can criticize Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza like the soldiers sent to occupy.. "12/7/2005
Weekly Briefing Notes 29 June - 5 JulyLink to United Nations - Office for the Coordination of Humantarian Affairs - "5 July: 170 Palestinians were displaced when the IDF demolished 22 structures in Khirbet Tana east of Beit Furik (Nablus) including the village school. The entire village was demolished except for two structures and the mosque. "12/7/2005
"Is the world blind?" Two more families lose their homes in East JerusalemICAHD - "Two more families in East-Jerusalem lost their homes today and another two families had their belongings thrown out into the street as a new wave of house demolitions swept through Dahiat Al-Salaam and Silwan. "12/7/2005
Two killed, 30 injured in Netanya suicide bombing IMEMC & Agencies - Tuesday evening, at least two Israelis were killed, 30 injured, after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a mall in the coastal town of Netanya. 12/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 11.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Army to grab land in Qalqilia; Explosive left by army detonates near child in Rafah; Two residents badly bruised in Bethlehem; Resident arrested east of Qalqilia; Nine Palestinians injured by homemade shell in Khan Younis; Army invades Qalqilia, arrests four; Seven arrested in Hebron; 11/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 12.7.2005 IMEMC and WAFA - Two homes leveled in Jerusalem; Abu Holy, al-Matahin checkpoints closed; Two brothers arrested in Jenin; PA official assaulted, Abbas promises punishment;12/7/2005
French journalist turned back while trying to enter West BankElectronic Intifada - Reporters Without Borders has condemned the action of the Israeli authorities in turning back French journalist Houda Ibrahim, of Radio France Internationale (RFI), as she tried to cross into the West Bank from Jordan on 3 July 2005. 10/7/2005
Scant progress on coordinating Gaza pullout: Palestinian PMAgence France Presse - GAZA CITY July 12- Palestinian prime minister Ahmed Qorei has said little progress has been made in coordinating next month`s historic withdrawal from the occupied Gaza Strip with Israel. 12/7/2005
Demolitions now in AnataAngela Godfrey-Goldstein - The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) - "Three houses are taking all their family possessions and furniture outside at this moment (9.15 a.m.), awaiting bulldozing. This represents four families. (38 people about to be living in tents) The area in Anata is called DAHIYAT AL BARID, near Supermarket HULDA. "12/7/2005
Tulkarem choked by Israel`s illegal chemical fumes; Shop flattening scheduled by illegal expansionISM Report - There is a toxic chemical factory at the edge of Tulkarem, which following a court case in Israel was moved to the West Bank city of Tulkarem in the mid-eighties. The Israeli-owned factory was originally located near residences in Israel, but was deemed to be polluting beyond acceptable legal levels. 12/7/2005
Emmatin protests against `Ariel finger `ISM report - Thursday, July 14th at 8am, the people in Emmatin along with neighbouring villages, will hold a direct action against tree demolition and the Annexation Wall. Meeting at the Municipality, they will be joined by Israeli and International activists. 12/7/2005
Israeli troops kill Palestinian boyLaila El-Haddad - Al-Jazeera - Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian boy and injured 18 others in separate incidents in the West Bank during protests against the illegal separation barrier, officials and witnesses said. 9/7/2005
Abdallah`s account of his Shabak interrogationAbdallah, Bili`in - A group of Israeli soldiers came into my compound at three o`clock in the morning, surrounded my house, and then started kicking the gate that leads into my yard. My family woke up but we did not answer the door at this point. 12/7/2005
Visiting Ramzi ISM report - Philippe Eli Fabrikant - Today three of us went to visit Ramzi Yasin in Muqassed Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit. Ramzi was shot in his head by a rubber bullet on the Friday demo in Bil`in. 12/7/2005
Call for Action: Protest in Biliin, Friday 15.7.2005Adar Grayevsky - Coalition against the Wall - As it has for the past few months, the Israeli coalition against the wall will march again in Bil`in this fridat July 15th. In the few weeks with the increase in construction locations the resistance has also spread to other villages.11/7/2005
The Onions Were Needed - protesting in Bil`in and Tel-AvivAdam Keller - Gush Shalom - "The army knew we were coming - which is not surprising, since the people of Bil`in had been demonstrating every Friday for the past several months, and Israeli activists are every week coming to join them. Moreover, for today - the anniversary of the ruling by the International Court in the Hague (which Sharon is violating with impunity) a particularly intensive mobilizing effort was made by various Israeli groups."11/7/2005
Ambassador of a sane worldJackie Hugi of Maariv eulogizes Dr. Ihab al-Sharif who served in the position of ambassador from Egypt in Israel from 1999-2003 and was cruelly murdered by evil men this week in Baghdad. During his tenure in Israel Dr. Ihab al-Sharif made many friends, Israelis and Palestinians, who learned not only to respect him but also to love him as a person and a friend. We have lost a learned man, a man of culture, who was inquisitive and eager to learn, with a rare intelligence and immense good will and a readiness to act for a better future in our region. May his memory be blessed. 11/7/2005
Child shot dead today and another in critical condition one year after ICJ decision.ISM News Relay - 17 year old Mahayoub Aasi was shot dead by the private security guard defending the construction of Israel`s illegal barrier in the west bank village of Beit-Likya. 9/7/2005
ISM updatesDemonstration against a checkpoint near the village of Nazlat Issa; Another child shot in Balata; Update on Children Arrested at Peaceful Wall Demonstration in Beit Suriq; Update on Yonatan Pollack; When You Remember – A poem By Bob Green 9/7/2005
Report: Takeover of the lands of the residents of Akraba – Yanoun happening nowDavid Nir - Three and a half months ago a double dirt roadblock was erected on the path between Akraba and Yanoun-East. Three months ago Omar and his three sons were attacked in the vicinity of the roadblocks when they tried to return to Akraba from the “Dawa” riding a tractor with a trailer after completing the day’s work in the field. 9/7/2005
Youth killed near RamallahSaed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - "Friday evening, an Israeli soldier guarding the Separation Wall shot killed a Palestinian teen in the village of Beit Liqya, west of Ramallah. The source reported that Assy sustained a gunshot injury in his heart causing almost instant death. Assy is the cousin of two youth who were shot dead by the army 45 days ago while they were playing football near the Separation Wall. "8/7/2005
Largest Land Confiscation in Hebron DistrictCPT-Hebron - Urgent Action Needed - "97 dunums are stated for confiscation for building a fence in the order, but in actuality 500 dunums (125 acres) behind the fence will be taken. This is the largest single land confiscation in Hebron history. This land, filled with olive groves, grapes, and field vegetables, would be taken in order to expand the Telem Israeli Settlement in the Southwest corner of the West Bank." 8/7/2005
Israeli troops arrest 10 PalestiniansAgence France Presse - "Israeli troops overnight arrested 10 Palestinians, including six suspected members of the radical Islamic Jihad faction, military sources said Friday. "8/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 8.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies -Child shot dead today and another in critical condition one year after ICJ decision; 17 residents injured west of Ramallah; Five arrested, two injured south of Hebron; Army invades Jenin, arrests three; Seven Palestinians Arrested in Hebron; Palestinian shepherds Live in Constant Fear in Hebron; Soldiers Kill 1 Boy, Wound 2 in Nablus; 1 More Palestinian Citizen Killed, South of Rafah;8/7/2005
ISM updates of July 6-th(1) Get off our Land… Protest against the Toxic Chemical Factory on the edge of Tulkarem (2) Harassment of Palestinian Gandhi continues (3) Qawawis (4) Letters from Rafah, Gaza Strip (5) Israeli army enters Hares village, harass youths (6) Transcript of Abdallah`s Interrogation7/7/2005
B`Tselem Update of July 5-th(1) Army and settlers abuse cave residents in attempt to expel them (2) High Court delays construction of wall north of Jerusalem (3) Hebron Settlers attack child and injure person who tries to help him (4)Amendment denying compensation to Palestinians 7/7/2005
House demolitions in Jerusalem 5-6 JulyAngela Godfrey-Goldstein - The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions - "We are at the beginning of a huge wave of new demolitions, judging from the examples of today and yesterday (9 buildings in two days); not to mention that in Silwan the municipality still has cancelled neither the project nor the demolition orders. ICAHD is extremely concerned that as the "Disengagement" from Gaza approaches closer, so will the number of house demolitions rise."7/7/2005
Life under constant harassmentEve Sabbagh - Palestine Report - "The settlers in the region have transformed the shepherds` tranquil agricultural life into a hellish struggle against politics. "7/7/2005
Sharon orders speedup in building barrierThe Jordan Times - "Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has ordered quicker work to finish Israel`s contentious West Bank separation barrier, especially the section enclosing Jerusalem -- and Palestinians responded that Israel is trying to dictate borders while taking over their part of the disputed city." 7/7/2005
Pollution politics in the West BankRob Winder - BBC News - "Palestinian farmland around the West Bank town of Qalqilya is being poisoned by industrial sewage pumped from nearby Jewish settlements, according to a recent report by Israeli newspaper Haaretz. Qalqilya`s problems highlight the fears of both Palestinian and Israeli environmentalists that Jewish settlers are regularly polluting the land, air and water of the occupied territories. "7/7/2005
A Palestinian militant killed in southern GazaXinhua - "A Palestinian militant was killed and another critically wounded Wednesday night as they were trying to carry out an attack on the Jewish settlement of Morag in southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and security sources said. "7/7/2005
The Shabak: “We are above the Law”Yael Barda - Ha’okets (The Sting) - "Your Sharmuta lawyer won’t help you. We can send soldiers to you at night whenever we want to. Because we are the Shabak. We do whatever we want to.” 9/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 7.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Army invades Amateen, dozens injured; Father and son arrested in Tammoun; Farmers wounded by army fire near Qalqilia; Resident arrested in Hebron; Soldiers invaded Nablus; Army invades village near Tubas; 12 Palestinians, one peace activist injured in Aida refugee camp; Child, resident injured in Kahn Younis; Palestinian detainee deported to Jordan; 7/7/2005
Youth killed, two injured in Balata refugee camp Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - "Thursday morning, Israeli soldiers killed a 17-year-old youth in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, and injured two others after invading the camp, and exchanging fire with a resistance group. "7/7/2005
Diaspora has role to play in national council`s electionOpen letter to the Palestinian leadership - The Daily Star - The new(Palestinian) council should represent all the categories of the Palestinian people in an honest and authentic manner that reflects their unvarying rights. We should not strike a name here and add a name there to satisfy a party. We should stress the importance of the unity of the Palestinian people around the world, and we should not focus on a certain region and marginalize another. 7/7/2005
10 Palestinians wounded in clashes with Gaza settlersWAFA - Nine Palestinians were injured east of the Jewish settlement of Kfar Darom in central Gaza Strip on Tuesday night. One resident lost his eye. 6/7/2005
16 killed, 140 injured, 245 arrested in June Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers killed 16 Palestinian residents, injured 140, and arrested 245 last month, according to the monthly report of the International Solidarity for Human Rights organization. 5/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 6.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Two injured, four arrested near Jerusalem; Two homes leveled near Nablus; Janata deputy mayor transferred to administrative detention; Settler rams a Gaza resident with his car; Peace now: "145 tenders for new settlement housing units in 2005"; Resistance fires a shell at Gaza settlement; Army invades Aida refugee camp; Curfew imposed east of Tubas; 6/7/2005
Call for Action: Come to Protest against the Wall in Biliin - TOMORROW Friday - 8.7.2005 Gush Shalom - July 9th is the one year anniversary of the decision of the Permanent Court of International Justice at the Hague which ruled that “Construction of the wall and its associated regime are contrary to international law.” 8/7/2005
Nine homes bulldozed in Jerusalem Saed Bannoura, IMEMC & Agencies - The Israeli authorities bulldozed on Tuesday, nine homes and a fuel station east of Jerusalem, and claimed that they were built without obtaining construction permits.6/7/2005
Two injured, four arrested near JerusalemSaed Bannoura, IMEMC & AGencies - Tuesday evening, two Palestinian children were injured, four residents arrested, in Qutna village North West of Jerusalem, after soldiers fired and attacked dozens of residents attempting to stop the army from bulldozing their farmlands in order to construct the separation Wall.6/7/2005
Twighlight Zone : Burnout Gideon Levy - Ha`aretz - In Wafa al-Bis` room there is a half-shattered mirror. A few weeks ago, during one of her attacks of anger, when she saw her burned image gazing back at her, the young student tried to shatter the mirror. But her hands betrayed her even then, as they did several weeks later, when she tried to blow herself up at the Erez checkpoint before the eyes of the soldiers in the watchtowers.5/7/2005
Israel, Egypt near deal on Gaza border securityReuters - Israel said on Tuesday it was close to agreeing to deployment of an Egyptian security force along Egypt`s border with Gaza that could pave the way for a complete Israeli withdrawal from the territory. 5/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Daily Newspapers - 4.7.2005 WAFA - Main Palestinian Daily Newspapers tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues4/7/2005
Editorials and Articles in Palestinian Daily Newspapers - 5.7.2005WAFA - Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues5/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 5.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Israeli Authorities Demolish 2 Homes in Jerusalem; IOF Seizes land to Build Military Camp in West Bank; A Sit-In to Protest Homes` Demolishing in Tulkarem; Soldiers invaded al-Fondoq village east of Qalqilia; Resident of Jenin arrested in Bethlehem; Soldiers invade Arraba and Kufr Ra’ey near Jenin; 5/7/2005
Hebron: Shalom on Shuhada StreetJohn Lynes - CPT Hebron - The Christian Peacemaker Team in Hebron lives on a corner of Shuhada Street and the former chicken market. The area around the team`s apartment used to be the principal shopping district in Hebron. Today every shop is shut, and the Israeli military permits only Israelis to travel along Shuhada. 5/7/2005
Finding the Road to PeacePeggy Gish - CPT Hebron - One Sabbath morning, CPTers John Lynes, Mabel Brunk and me were walking down the road called `Worshippers` Way` in the West Bank City of Hebron. 5/7/2005
4,050 Palestinians killed during intifada; 44,848 injured; 8,200 in Israeli jailsPalestinian State Information Sevice - SIS - An official report said on Sunday that 4,050 Palestinians were killed and 44,848 others injured by the Israeli army since the beginning of the intifada, or uprising, against Israel`s occupation in September 2000. 5/7/2005
Border Policeman Dies, Police Lie About CauseJonathan Lis - Ha`aretz - A Border Policeman died yesterday after suddenly collapsing while policing the separation fence protests. Hospital officials said they saw no signs of him having been hit by anything. They said that he arrived with a high fever and apparently died either of an existing illness or of dehydration. 5/7/2005
Israeli army takes seven boys and young men from Marda village; Israeli army enforced collective punishment, prevents villagersNijmie - IWPS - On the afternoon of Monday July 4, the Israeli army entered the village of Marda with approximately eight jeeps. They proceed to round up youths they accused of throwing rocks at soldiers who were guarding the building of work on the Wall. 6/7/2005
Call for Action: Open the Masha Gate Now Gush Shalom and Dorthy Naor - This is an example which gets to our attention. Getting one gate for one village opened is worth a few minutes of your time - and it DOES work sometimes - no less than participation in protests on the ground. sometimes even more! 5/7/2005
The day afterISM Nablus - It`s several days since the Israeli army`s large daylight invasion of Nablus and the surrounding refugee camps. While there is much speculation, there has been no official word on the reason for the operation. 5/7/2005
Israeli army enters Hares village, harass youths playing at entrance.IWPS - Human Rights Report No. 196 - On the afternoon of Saturday, July 2, approximately eight Palestinian children were playing at the entrance of Hares village. They ranged in ages from 1 year to 12 years old. An Israeli army jeep passed by and, according to villager accounts, stopped at the entrance to the village. 5/7/2005
The Crushed CitizenLaila El-Haddad - Electronic Intifada - I was invited to attend a reception in Ramallah yesterday by my former scholarship sponsors, the Academy for Educational Development. They said they`d take care of the permit, though no guarantees were made. A few days ago I received word my permit was one of several that were approved. "Congratulations, you`re going to Ramallah."5/7/2005
`Where shall I go now?` A new wave of house demolitions in East JerusalemICAHD report from East Jerusalem - "Again today, houses were demolished in East Jerusalem. In the early morning the bulldozers moved into the neighborhood of Isawiyya, where they demolished a gas station. Then, they moved towards the neighborhood of Tel al Ful in Beit Hanina to the houses of Bassam Ramlawi and Nur al Din Damiri..."4/7/2005
Excerpts from the Weekly Report of PCHRBy Palestinian Centre for Human Rights 23 – 29 June 20054/7/2005
Open the Mas`ha gate!Action Alert from Dorothy Naor - "The present closure prevents farmers from tending their vegetable crops, plowing the grounds around their almond trees and olive groves, and shepherds from grazing their flocks." Please fax protest letters.4/7/2005
Palestinian prisoners` updateSaed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies. In the Negev detention: extreme heat, snakes, bugs and bad condition in detention; soldiers broke more than half of the cooling fans; detainees are deprived from their medication rights and that all what they receive is pain killing pills. 346 child detainees in Israeli prisons 4/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 4.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Settlers burn trees near Nablus; Military checkpoint on Tubas-Jenin road; Soldiers invaded al-Azza refugee camp; Three arrested south of Jenin; Homes shelled in Khan Younis; Resident arrested in Jayyous north of Qalqilia; Soldiers lifted closure imposed over Jericho; 4/7/2005
Work-day, Al-Bustan, Silwan David Shulman - Taayush - "In the old days, the aqueduct carried this clean spring-water in a carved stone channel.. At some point in the last years, the Jerusalem municipality blocked it. The people of al-Bustan have long wanted to unblock the channel. Our presence here today, some 100 [Israeli] volunteers has given them the freedom to put their ready plans into operation. 4/7/2005
Abbas proposes creating vice-president position; Abbas asks Hamas to join government; next week to hold Damascus talks with militants Al Khaleej - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday in Amman that he had proposed creating the post of vice-president; Abbas has asked Hamas militants to join his Cabinet to improve prospects of a peaceful takeover of the Gaza Strip following Israel’s withdrawal, Abbas’ office confirmed on Saturday. 2/7/2005
Israeli Peace Activists Start Building Garden on Land to be Demolished in Al-Bustan WAFA - Jerusalem - Activists of different Israeli Peace Movements ( started today, with cooperation with Al-Bustan and Salwan citizens, building a garden for children on the land and 100 houses that are threatened to be demolished. 2/7/2005
PPS: Palestinian Prisoners Suffer Exceptionally Bad Health Conditions WAFA - Palestinian Prisoners` Society (PPS) said Saturday that Palestinians imprisoned by the Israeli occupation authorities suffer exceptionally bad health conditions. 2/7/2005
How to Integrate `Disengagement` into the Road Map Ghassan Andoni - IMEMC Editorial - Integrating disengagement into the road map is likely to be a hard and complicated process. As the euphoria created after the death of Arafat settles down, all parties need to face hard realities once again. 2/7/2005
The Ethics of Crisis Ghassan Andoni - Thursday - Meeting with Israeli President Moshe Katsav, Israeli Labor Party Chairman Shimon Peres said that, "Unjustified terror presents a huge problem for the Palestinians. We have reached a decision to pull out of Gaza, and we must carry it out, not delay it." 1/7/2005
News Flashes From the Occupied Territories - 2.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Palestinian Resident seriously injured in Khan Younis; Four monitoring towers installed on Jenin -Tulkarem road; Resistance hurls explosives at army near Nablus; Army invades Tubas and Tammoun; Curfew imposed on village near Salfit; Army invades Kufr Qalil village near Nablus; Soldiers attack five residents in Yatta, near Hebron and arrest two; Soldiers severely punch a youth in Beit Jala;2/7/2005
Israeli activist bridges worldsLaila El-Haddad - Al Jazeera - Just another day in cultural training for Golan and the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), during which the 34-year-old Israeli activist explains to foreign volunteers when they can snap pictures, how to behave in people`s homes and how to respect local Palestinians. 2/7/2005
Soldiers attack two reporters near Nablus Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers based at Beit Eeba checkpoint, west of Nablus, attacked two Palestinian journalists as they headed back to their villages on Thursday evening1/7/2005
Miftah: “Real peace does not need Walls and annexation” IMEMC & Agencies - "Real peace does not need separation walls, checkpoints and humiliation", according to a new statement by the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue & Democracy, Miftah. 1/7/2005
Two arrested several wounded in Anti-Wall protest in Bil`in Saed Bannoura - IMEMC - Hundreds of protestors, including 50 Israeli and 25 International peace activists, took to the streets in protest of the construction of the separation wall in the West Bank village of Bil`in, on Friday, eyewitnesses reported. 2/7/2005
Two arrested several wounded in Anti-Wall protest in Bil`in Saed Bannoura - IMEMC - Hundreds of protestors, including 50 Israeli and 25 International peace activists, took to the streets in protest of the construction of the separation wall in the West Bank village of Bil`in, on Friday, eyewitnesses reported. 1/7/2005
News Flashes From the Occupied Territories - 1.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Two arrested several wounded in Anti-Wall protest in Bil`in; Four injured north west of Jerusalem; Soldiers attack five residents near Hebron, arrest two; Army closes al-Tuffah crossing; Resident sentenced to harsh term; Soldiers occupy homes north of Tulkarem; Army shells homes west of Khan Younis; Settler rams a woman with his car near Bethlehem; ; ; ;1/7/2005
Forces raid Hotel DisengagementIlan Marciano - YnetNews - Israel evacuates right-wingers who took refuge in a hotel and allegedly incited and planned violence as part of resistance to Gaza pullout; move came hours after army closed off Gaza Strip to non-residents 1/7/2005
Some 200 Palestinians and left-wing Israeli activists demonstrate near BILIN Efrat Weiss - YnetNews - Some 200 Palestinians and left-wing Israeli activists demonstrate near Palestinian village in protest of West Bank security fence construction1/7/2005
Dahlan: `250,000 Palestinians coming` - Area currently houses no more than 8,000 Roee Nahmiass - YnetNews - GAZA STRIP - Palestinian minister for civilian Affairs Mohammed Dahlan said Friday that Gush Katif settlements will house up to 250,000 Palestinians after Israel pulls out of the area next month. 1/7/2005
I saw youths with murder in their eyes, I saw a paramedic abandon someone woundedNir Hasson - Ha’aretz - About the attempted lynch in Khan Yunes: "We tried to distance the attacking youths and scream to them that he is injured, that they should leave him be. They laughed, pushed, lifted and threw one more rock. Someone alerted a paramedic; He wavered for twenty seconds on whether or not to treat Hilal, and during that time one of the attackers yelled to him: “If you treat him, we’ll kill you.” He turned with an embarrassed look and left. The injured man lay, blood covering his face, losing consciousness.1/7/2005
Disengagement begins with destruction of Palestinian buildingsIn a dry-run for the disengagement plan Israeli forces moved into the al Mawasi area of the Gaza Strip and demolished 11 Palestinian buildings. Israeli settlers destroyed near-by farm-land and closed down a local health clinic. They established a new settlement called Tam Yam. 1/7/2005
News Flashes From the Occupied Territories - 30.6.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Extremist settlers evacuated last night from the Tal yam outpost: Three homes, three wells demolished near Hebron; Two arrested near Hebron; Army invades Aida refugee camp; Ten arrested in Hebron; Ten arrested in Hebron; Adnan Al-Hafi Tulkarem Resident arrested near Nablus; 1/7/2005
Palestinian policeman dies after Israeli incursionAgence France Presse - NABLUS - A Palestinian policeman, who was wounded last week in an Israeli incursion into the West Bank following a Palestinian suicide bombing, died from his injuries on Wednesday, medics said. 20/7/2005
Kafka at Abu DisNina Mayorek - MachsomWatch - a conversation with Border Police which "provides service to the public"19/7/2005
My Palestinian friend Dima was beaten up at the entrance to the Jerusalem hospitalNitza Aminov - MachsomWatch. "A tremendous commotion erupted – Dima was struck and cursed by a large number of people, another group encouraged the attackers and the guards simply watched." 19/7/2005
TogetherMansour - It is a very hot day today... in fact the last two months have been very hot here in Palestine, yet we continue to have a strong desire to resist the Occupation especially the Annexation Wall. 19/7/2005
UN Conference of Civil Society calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions!Worldwide Activism - The Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall - In their recent session in Paris, July 13, 2005 the UN International Conference of Civil Society for Peace in the Middle East unanimously adopted the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions. 19/7/2005
Non-Violent Organizing Resumes in Salfit - July 20, 2005ISM Rport - Place: Deir Ballut, Az Zawiya, and Mas`ha in the Salfit District, West Bank - Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 19/7/2005
Killing SalfitISM report - 16 year old boy killed in Salfit following assassination of two men by Apache helicopters; 9 people injured by gunshots, rubber bullets, and tear gas inhalation; Army raids hospital and fires tear gas at entrance; ambulances blocked and doctor beaten 19/7/2005
Urgent Call for Action: Palestinian Gandhi Re-arrestedISM - Action Alert - Please protest the arrest of Abdullah Abu Rahme, and Akram Al Khatib, two members of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Bil`in, were arrested Friday, July 15, 2005 and are still being held at Ofer Military Base. 19/7/2005
Position of the Palestinian NGO Network with regard to Israel’s Unilateral Disengagement Plan PNGO - The Israeli government is using the Unilateral Disengagement Plan to divert attention from its continued expropriation of Palestinian land in the West Bank and Jerusalem for the construction of the Separation Wall and expansion of settlements. Israel is creating new facts on the ground which will rule out the establishment of a viable Palestinian state on Palestinian land occupied in 1967 with Jerusalem as its capital and the right of return of Palestinian refugees.3/7/2005
Palestine - Israel, Bil`in, A new angle to the joint struggle against the fenceAnarchists Against the Wall -Indymedia - It was a quiet Friday. The state forces did not even try to stop us - the Israelis - from arriving at Bil`in. As the number exceeded the expectation the ride from Tel Aviv was crowded. We were about 45 Israelis from the Anarchists Against the Wall, People from the high school refusnics initiative, and others from the coalition against the Wall. 3/7/2005
Editorials and Op- Eds in Palestinian Daily Newspapers WAFA - Main Palestinian Daily Newspaper tackled in their editorials and articles several political issues 3/7/2005
News Flashes From the Occupied Territories - 3.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Fatah gunmen storm PLC office in Rafah; Two arrested in Hebron; Army to level a home in Yatta; Two detainees to administrative detention; Soldiers attacked two reporters near Nablus; Soldiers to lift closure imposed over Jericho; 3/7/2005
The Crushed CitizenA personal experience of Israel`s invidious permit system that denies freedom of movement to 1.5 milllion Palestinians in Gaza. An abuse of a fundamental human right that leaves individuals humiliated and disempowered. The same system exists also for 3.5 million Palestinians in the WEst Bank. 3/7/2005
Bil`in persists Rann - ISM - more state violence against protestors at Bil`in3/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 9.7.2005Imemc and WAFA - Anti-Wall Rally near Qalqilia Attacked by IOF; Israeli Soldiers Arrest 9 Citizens in WB; RSF: French Journalist Refused Entry into OPT; Army invades two villages near Tulkarem; Army closes Beit Eeba checkpoint; Army shells Khan Younis, child seriously injured; Child clinically dead in Nablus; Two youth arrested in Gaza; ; ; 9/7/2005
G8 backs $3bln aid plan for PalestiniansCrispian Balmer - Reuters - The world`s industrialised nations backed plans on Friday to pump $3 billion into the Palestinian economy over the next three years as part of efforts to secure peace in the Middle East. 9/7/2005
Palestinian Authority rallies police to pullout taskNidal al-Mughrabi - Reuters - The Palestinian Authority rallied hundreds of Gaza policemen on Saturday to the task of taking control of Jewish settlements when Israel pulls out of the occupied territory starting next month. 9/7/2005
$3 billion in aid to the PA from the G8 nationsGeorge Rishmawi - IMEMC & Agencies - In their summit, the G8 leaders approved $3 billion in aide to the Palestinian Authority to support the economy over the next three years. 9/7/2005
To selectively divest from companies supporting the occupation IMEMC - The General Assembly of the United Church of Christ, (UCC) decided in it 25 convention to selectively divest from companies involved with Israel`s occupation of the west bank and Gaza, the building of the West Bank wall and the Israeli settlements within Palestinian territory. 9/7/2005
No More Shooting - Today, Saturday July 9, at 19:00, we will demonstrate in Tel Aviv in front of the Ministry of Defense, Kaplan Street.Yesterday (Friday, July 8) a 17 year old boy from Beit Likya was shot and killed by a private security worker, who claimed that the boy, part of a group of demonstrators against the Fence, threw stones at the compound where engineering tools and machines are kept. A few weeks ago, two cousins, relatives of yesterday’s casualty, were killed while playing football in the vicinity of the Fence. 10/7/2005
Border crossingSamantha Gibbon - about the "pleasures" of crossing the Israeli border by a foreigner working in the Occupied Territories6/7/2005
The IDF battles "illegal settlements"…of BedouinVivi T. - MachsomWatch - "The Taysir checkpoint supplies two truths - one is an example of the non-removal of the permanent checkpoints, and the other is the IDF’s fight against `illegal settlements` erected by Bedouin inside its firing-zone. "6/7/2005
Cal For Action: Water Convoy to the Unrecognized Village of Tel-AradAriel Dloomy - Forum Hakara - 76,000 Bedouin Citizens of Israel including 35,000 children and babies suffer from severe shortage of water, while their Jewish neighbors who live in small localities enjoy a profusion of water for drinking and for agriculture. 5/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 31.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - Homemade shells fired at Gaza settlements; Two residents arrested in Tulkarem; Army invaded Yatta; Village invaded west of Jenin; Four teenagers arrested in Dir Istia; Two children injured in Hebron; Female detainee sentenced to 42 months; IOF Arrests 2 Teenagers in Salfeet; Father, son arrested in Hebron; Four farmers injured, 80 olive trees uprooted; Palestinian man got ill from radiation at Israeli border crossing; 31/7/2005
Dismantling Settlements in Gaza and Expanding Them in the West Bank ISM Digest - 1. Update on Beating and Deportation of Shora Esamilan, 30 Jul 2005; 2. Vigil at Ofer Military Base for Abdullah Abu Rahme, Peace Activist; 3. Palestinians Give the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) a `Gift House` and Receive Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas, by Ninna and Palle; 4. Israeli Occupation Force (IOF) Tells Lies Again, comments by D, Haaretz article link, 30 Jul, 2005 31/7/2005
Means of Expulsion: Violence, Harassment and Lawlessness Toward Palestinians in the Southern Hebron HillsReport - B`Tselem - Electronic Intifada Summary and Pictures7/7/2005
Hebron Update: 25 June-2 July 2005Christian Peacemaker Teams reporting from Hebron 6/7/2005
A very combustible status-quoIsrael is annexing as much land, water wells, and settlement blocs as possible while taking with it as few Palestinians as possible. In the OPT the more things change the more they stay the same - especially in the daily lives of Palestinians under Occupation. Palestinian patience may be on the verge of giving out.6/7/2005
HR Organizations Appeal to Release HR ActivistWAFA Palestine News Agency - The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), launched an appeal to release Palestinian HR activist.The Israeli Military Court of Moscobiya, in Jerusalem, decided to place Ziyad Hmeidan in administrative detention for an indefinitely renewable period of six months, OMCT said.6/7/2005
IOF Deports 30 Citizens from TobasWAFA Palestine News Agency - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) deported today, under gun point, 30 citizens from the West Bank (WB) city of Tobas to unkown location, witnesses said.6/7/2005
In pictures: Jerusalem homes razedBBC Photos of demolition of eight Palestinian homes in Jerusalem6/7/2005
Ze`evi: Palestinian terrorism will rise unless peace process continuesGideon Alon - Ha`aretz - Terrorism will decline immediately after the disengagement, said Major General Aharon Ze`evi Farkash, head of the IDF Military Intelligence said Tuesday, but it is expected to rise again afterward unless the Palestinians have hope of an independent state.6/7/2005
Qurei: PA Prepared to Receive Areas Israel EvacuatesMohammed Abu Khdair - Al-Quds - Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei, Interior Minister Nasser Yousef and the president of the PLO Negotiations Department, Saeb Erekat, toured several PA security outposts in Gaza. 28/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 13.7.2005 IMEMC and Agencies - Two killed in ulkarem; Hebron settlers attack, wound a child in the city; Settler attack home, burn car near Nablus; Army invades al-Thaheriyya; Troops surround Tubas, Tammoun; Army arrests three residents in Bethlehem; Four barracks leveled south of Bethlehem; 13/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 10.7.2005 IMEMC and WAFA - Hadarim detainees facing harsh conditions; Army invades Aida refugee camp; Seven arrested in Hebron; Dozens injured near Qalqilia; Army invaded Silat al-Hartiyya village near Jenin; Two arrested west of Bethlehem; Soldiers storm a home in Saida near Tul-Karem; Al-Haq Calls for Stopping Apartheid Wall in OPT; 10/7/2005
Human Rights Report No. 199IWPS - Human Rights Summary - Israeli army demolishes portion of one family’s house, damages another family’s house and threatens to demolish the entirety of yet another family’s house in the village of As Sawiya. 11/7/2005
ISM update - 10.7.2005ISM electronic update - 1. Update from Balata: Noor Njam,14 Died of his wounds; 2. Another Child- Update from Balata, 7 July 2005 ISM NAblus; 3. Update on Ramzi Yasin, 10 July 2005; 4. Justice? - 9th July 2005 By Marcie; 5. Demonstration against the wall in Azzun, 10 July 2005 By IMEMC; 6. Qawawis- End of June 2005 Written BY M. 7. Five boys from Marda village held by army, still not released; 8. Israeli army invades West Bank village using a 16 year old boy as human shield and beating 2 women, including one 8 months pregnant, July 10, 2005 By IWPS 11/7/2005
Sheikh Yousef: “Truce, peace, do not exist with settlements and the wall” Rashid Hilal - IMEMC - Interview with Sheikh Hassan Youssef: Sheikh Hasan Yousef, one of Hamas’ political leaders in the west Bank demanded the Palestinian Authority to reconsider the truce approved by the P.A and the Palestinian factions, in protest to the continuous Israeli violations, settlement expansion and the construction of the Separation Wall. 11/7/2005
News Flashes from the Occupied Territories - 28.7.2005IMEMC and Agencies - IOF Assassinates Citizen in Tulkarem, Wounds 3 ; Six Injured in anti-wall protest in WB; Farmlands bulldozed in Beit Doqqu; Three youth injured in Tulkarem; WB resident deported to Jordan; Soldiers invade Sabastia, impose curfew; Beit Sahour resident sentenced to 18 months; Child seriously injured in Rafah; Home made shell fired at Sderot; Soldiers install roadblock in Tubas; Israeli Forces Demolishes Agricultural Home in Bethlehem; Israeli Authorities Renew Detention of Woman without Charge; Prisoner died of medical neglect in Israeli prison; 4 Palestinians arrested in Hebron 28/7/2005
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