VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 13 August 2013: Israel Lobby Threatens Freedom of Speech in Germany

13 August 2013 – VTJP

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Release Of 26 Detainees Initiated
IMEMC – Israeli sources have reported that Israel started the release of 26 Palestinian political prisoners as part of the efforts to resume direct peace talks with the Palestinians. The release started after the Israeli High Court rejected appeals filed against the release. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 24 June 2013: Israel’s racists step up attacks on Palestinian citizens

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Settlers Attack Palestinians In Hebron
IMEMC – Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall in in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped [Monday June 24] two Palestinians near Yatta town, after clashing with settlers who attacked a number of local shepherds. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 3 June 2013: Bedouin forced to live beside garbage dump contract unknown diseases

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Israeli Illegally Confiscates 370 Dunams Near Nablus
IMEMC – Monday June 3 2013, the Israeli government announced Monday it decision to illegally confiscate 370 Dunams (91.42 Acres) of Palestinian lands, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 27 May 2013: Domestic fissures in Israel will not benefit Palestinians

27 May 2013 — VTJP

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Israeli Settlements Occupy 538.303 Dunams In West Bank
IMEMC – Israeli daily, Haaretz, has reported that, in 2012, Israel confiscated 8000 Dunams of Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank for the benefit of its settlements in areas referred to by Tel Aviv as “State Lands”. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 27 April 2013: Israeli coalition parties join forces to reduce land allocated to Bedouin

27 April 2013 — VTJP

Peace, Love and Occupation? Tell Ben & Jerry’s to Stop its Complicity with the Israeli Occupation!

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Israeli forces assault worshipers in Jerusalem, detain 4
4/27/2013 – RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Israeli forces detained Friday evening four young Palestinian men following clashes near Jerusalem Old City’s Lion’s Gate, says eyewitnesses. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli troops assaulted worshipers as they left the al-Aqsa Mosque through the Lion’s Gate after they performed Friday prayers. Elderly….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 26 April 2013: Soldiers Uproot 700 Olive Trees Near Jenin

26 April 2013 – VTJP

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Army Attacks Nabi Saleh Nonviolent Protest
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and settlements, in Nabi Saleh village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest was titled “our detainees will be victorious”. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 22 April 2013: Jahalin Bedouins face new eviction

22 April 2013 – VTJP

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Palestinians Injured As Army Attacks Nonviolent Protest In Jerusalem
IMEMC – Monday April 22, 2013, Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian youth was shot and injured in the face after Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinians holding a nonviolent protest in solidarity with Palestinian detainees, in Abu Dis town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Several Palestinians received treatment by field medics. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 20 April 2013: Senior EU officials: ’Oslo process has nothing more to offer’

20 April 2013 – VTJP

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Israeli forces raid Jenin villages, no arrests
4/20/2013 – JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday morning raided residential communities in the Jenin district. No detentions were recorded, locals said. An Israeli military force raided Beit Qad, Dier Abu Daif, and Jalqamus villages east of Jenin. They also stationed at the western road of Jenin while other Israel patrols stationed at the entrance….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 15 April 2013: Israel destroys West Bank community center, arrests 20

15 April 2013 — VTJP

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For The First Time Since 1990, Palestinian Embassy Opens in Kuwait
IMEMC – Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, conducts his first visit to Kuwait for the first time since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and officially participates in the official ceremony to open a new Palestinian embassy in the country. … 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 13 April 2013

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Israeli forces prevent visit to Samer Issawi
4/13/2013 – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – Israeli forces on Saturday refused to let 12 Israeli leftist visit hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi at Israel’s Kaplan Medical Center. Israeli media said two female activists were briefly detained after they tried to break into Issawi’s room. Earlier Israel rejected appeals to release the Palestinian prisoner….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 11 April 2013: PHOTOS: Israeli troops shoot Palestinian photographer in the face

11 April 2013 – VTJP

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Prominent youth activist abducted by Israeli troops in Hebron
IMEMC – The coordinator of the non-violent group called ‘Youth Against Settlements’ was abducted Wednesday by Israeli troops when he responded to a summons to appear at the police station at the illegal Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 4 April 2013: Palestinian Amer Nassar, Aged Seventeen: A Last Poem

4 April 2013 — VTJP

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PCHR: “In Light Of Ongoing Violations, Palestine Must Join The ICC”
IMEMC – PCHR urges President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership to follow through on recent statements they have made, in which they have pledged to sign and ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 1 April 2013: Dying prisoner treated cruelly by Israeli doctors over many years

1 April 2013 — VTJP

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Settlers Attack A Child In Jerusalem
IMEMC – Monday April 1, 2013, The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported that a group of settlers attacked a Palestinian child in Ash-Sharaf neighborhood as he was heading to school, causing various injuries that required hospitalization. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 30 March 2013: This year’s Land Day serves as a reminder of the on-going ethnic cleansing

30 March 2013 – VTJP

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Israeli settler attack lands 80-year old farmer in hospital
IMEMC – A Palestinian elderly farmer who was attacked by a group of settlers while working his lands near Tulkarem Friday remains in the hospital and will likely require surgery, according to medical sources. …

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