VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 19 August 2013: Despite outcry, EU guidelines on settlements will have little effect

19 August 2013 — VTJP

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“Tamarrod” Calls For Rebelling Against Hamas In Gaza
IMEMC – The group said it would not resort to guns and violence in its rebellion A Gaza-based group known as “Tamarrod”, Arabic for Rebellion, published a video through its Facebook page, and other social media outlets, stating that November 11 2013, will be a day of rebellion against what it called “oppression and injustice by Hamas”. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 18 August 2013: Being honest about the dominant Zionist narrative

18 August 2013 — VTJP

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Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp In Bethlehem
IMEMC – [Sunday August 18, 2013] Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem, and clashes with dozens of local youths, local sources have reported. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 14 August 2013: Futile Peace talks, again: The Jewish State’s Bottom Line

14 August 2013 — VTJP

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Nasrallah: “Hezbollah Fighters Behind Blast Targeting Soldiers Who Violated Border”
IMEMC – Secretary-General of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah Party, Hasan Nasrallah, stated during a televised interview with the Al-Mayadeen TV, on Wednesday August 14, 2013, that fighters of the Hezbollah part were behind last week’s attack against Israeli soldiers who violated Lebanese sovereignty. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 11 August 2013:

11 August 2013 — VTJP

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Young Palestinian musicians perform in prestigious world festival
IMEMC – On August 8, seventeen young Palestinian musicians put Palestine on the ‘map’ of one of the world’s most prestigious international music festivals, the BBC Proms. Aged twelve to twenty-three years, they are members of the Palestinian Strings, a brainchild of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, Palestine’s preeminent music institution. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 2 August 2013: Once More into the Peace Process Dead End

2 August 2013 — VTJP

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PCHR Weekly Report: 9 civilians wounded, 26 abducted in 51 Israeli invasions this week
IMEMC – In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 25 – 31 July 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to fire at Palestinian civilians in border areas in the Gaza Strip, wounding 2 Palestinian civilians. 5 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank during Israeli incursions, and 2 Palestinian civilians, including a B’Tselem volunteer, were wounded by Israeli forces during non-violent demonstrations. …

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 28 July – 3 August 2013: Snowden / Palestine / USA / Hamas / Asia-USA / Canada / Syria / SCO

3 August 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Snowden: Asylum Granted, Russia-US Ties to Go Through Rough Times

03.08.2013 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

Whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia… At present Snowden has been relocated to a «safe place»… Sometime before the asylum was granted, Russia’s President Putin had said Edward Snowden has been warned against taking any actions that would damage relations between Moscow and Washington. His pledge to keep away from damaging the United States is a condition for granting asylum and Mr. Snowden has accepted that… Somehow, the events make one more question come to mind. Once Snowden cannot do any damage to the Washington from now on, it’s hard to understand what the US politicians are so jittery about?.. Continue reading

VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 30 July 2013: Israeli-Palestinian negotiations: why now?

31 July 2013 VTJP

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Fatah dismisses papers that describe plot against Hamas
IMEMC – The two documents allegedly written by Fatah, that describe a plot against the Hamas party, were dismissed today as fabrications by members of Fatah s revolutionary council. On Tuesday, Hamas members attended a conference concerning the documents that they allege were sent by Fatah to the media and security attachÈs at the Palestinian embassy in Cairo. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 26 July 2013: Israel launches ’price tag’ attack par excellence in response to EU settlement directive

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British Human Rights Activist Wins Water-meter Fight
IMEMC – A British Palestine supporter won a battle this week to stop Southern Water company installing an Israeli-made water meter at her home. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 25 July 2013

25 July 2013 — VTJP

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Families Denied Prison Visit After Objecting To Strip Search
IMEMC – The International Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights (ISFHR) reported that dozens of families of Palestinian detainees held by Israel at the Nafha prison have been denied family visits after a young Palestinian woman refused to be strip searched by the soldiers. …

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VTJP Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 14 July 2013

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Nabi Saleh weekly protest on friday: Israeli soldiers fire tear gas and skunk water
IMEMC – During friday’s weekly protest in the village of An Nabi Saleh the villagers once more stipulated their discontent over their difficult situation under the occupation. The peaceful protest was met with tear gas and skunk water from the Israeli military. …

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America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA

6 July 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The road that has been taken in Egypt is a dangerous one. A military coup has taken place in Egypt while millions of Egyptians have cheered it on with little thought about what is replacing the Muslim Brotherhood and the ramifications it will have for their society. Many people in cheering crowds have treated the Egyptian military’s coup like it was some sort of democratic act. Continue reading

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

24 June 2013 — VTJP

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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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