|King Abdullah: Time running out for peace in the Middle East ||Reuters - Jordan`s King Abdullah said on Monday he believed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process had only two years left before changes on the ground would make it redundant and condemn the region to more years of strife.
|Hamas fails to reach coalition deal||Aljazeera - "Hamas put an end to coalition talks after failing to reach agreement with other parties and said it would form a government by itself, a move likely to deepen the international isolation of the Palestinian Authority.
|Put human rights protection on the Israeli election agenda||Irene Khan - Amnesty International - "As Israel embarks on new legislative elections on 28 March 2006, Amnesty International calls on all Israeli political parties and their candidates to put human rights at the top of their agenda and to put forward clear strategies and action plans to ensure that the enjoyment of fundamental human rights becomes a reality for people in all sectors of society.||16/3/2006|
|Israelis storm Palestinian prison ||BBC - An Israeli army raid on a Palestinian jail holding a senior militant has sparked a wave of kidnappings and protest in the West Bank and Gaza. ||14/3/2006|
|New Regulations on the use of the Israeli flag||Walla! Editorial board - "Flagpoles used to display flags on the walls of houses or balconies must be set up at an angle of exactly 45 degrees" and more...
[ Editor`s comment: Although this article is not directly related to the occupation, the indirect connection is obvious]||13/3/2006|
|Hamas rejects al-Qaida reprimand||Al-Jazeera - Al-Zahar was responding to the criticism by Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaida`s second-in-command, who blasted Hamas for taking part in the elections alongside those he called "seculars".
|Remembering Rachel Corrie- third annual memorial||ISM - The International Solidarity Movement Support Group in Northern California invites you to join us at the third annual Rachel Corrie Memorial on 16 March||8/3/2006|
|Spreading Rachel`s words||"If Americans Knew" - Because we feel Rachel Corrie`s story and message are so important, we have created "Rachel Corrie Cards" for people to distribute in their communities.||8/3/2006|
|Hamas MPs curtail Abbas` powers||BBC News - The new Hamas-dominated Palestinian parliament has revoked
recent legislation giving more powers to Palestinian
leader Mahmoud Abbas.
|Women`s Day demo for political prisoners in Israeli prisons||Women for Political Prisoners (WOFPP) - On International Woman`s Day, 8 March 2006, We shall demonstrate in solidarity with the women political prisoners in Israeli prisons||4/3/2006|
|Transparent hatchet jobs: the attacks on Beyond Chutzpah||Norman Finkelstein - Counterpunch - "The Winter 2006 issue of Middle East Journal ran a scathing review by Professor Marc Saperstein of my book Beyond Chutzpah: On the misuse of anti-Semitism and the abuse of history. Saperstein alleged that my book was a `prolonged diatribe`||4/3/2006|
|Israeli official cancels trip abroad for fear of being arrested as `war criminal` ||IMEMC & Agencies - "Brigadier General Aviv Kochavi, the commander of the Israeli army unit along the Gaza border, has cancelled a trip to Britain to join the Royal College of Defense Studies, fearing possible arrest and persecution on charges of war crimes against the Palestinians."
|Abbas to transfer broad security powers to Hamas government ||Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies -"Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, said during an interview with the Qatar based Al Jazeera TV that he intends to transfer broad security powers to the future Hamas government"||2/3/2006|
|Surely US Americans will not put up with this censorship ||Katharine Viner - The Guardian - If the voice of Rachel Corrie - a young, middle-class, scrupulously fair-minded, and dead, US American woman cannot be heard on a New York stage, what hope is there for anyone else? The non-US American, the non-white, the non-dead, the oppressed?||1/3/2006|
|“Halutz did not tell us anything new” MachsomWatch women describe their meeting with Chief of Staff Dan Halutz as “disappointing”||Itamar Inbari and Amir Buhbut
"The women’s low expectations proved justified. Halutz “reiterated the typical ‘security argument’ maintaining that the checkpoints enhance security,” the women reported tonight." ||6/3/2006|
|Statement on "Three Wishes"||Edeet Ravel - statement in defence of the children`s book Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak by Deborah Ellis. The book deals with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict from children`s perspective, and there has been an effort to restrict its availability||29/3/2006|
|New signs in Canada Park||Zochrot - Yesterday, the JNF workers posted two new signs in Canada Park, marking the villages of Imwas and Yalu which existed in the same location until the war of 1967. The signs mention the number of inhabitants in each village and where are their refugees live today. These signs are the result of a long struggle which Zochrot conducted with the civil administration of the occupation and the JNF. ||28/3/2006|
|The Olmert-Lieberman dirty alliance||Merav Michaeli -
YNET - "Olmert did not reject Lieberman as a partner because the latter advocates the expulsion of Arab citizens. Oh no, he didn’t rule out accepting the “exchange of territories” proposal, provided Lieberman accepted his own plan. There’s the outline of a future foul deal. "||28/3/2006|
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