Three Palestinians killed in Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem

26/08/2013 Monday morning, three Palestinians killed in Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem, and dozens were injured ranged from minor to serious, after Israeli special forces breaking in to the camp at dawn today, firing live bullets and tear gas and rubber-coated metal bullets.   32-year-old Robin Fares, Younis Jahjoh 22-year-old and Jihad Aslan, had been killed following the clashes that erupted between Israeli soldiers and residents in […]

Dozens protest at PLO headquarters against disgraceful meeting with Israeli politicians

On Monday, 15/7/2013, dozens of Palestinians demonstrated in front of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Ramallah. The demonstration was a rejection of the normalization of dealing with Israelis and to demand the expulsion of the Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Organization, Yasser Abed Rabbo.   Various movements, youth groups, trade unions and activists […]

Daily Life in Yanun

Yanun is located south of Nablus. The Occupation has confiscated 80% of its 16,450 dunums. The people of Yanun are able to access 10% of their agricultural land through coordination and permits from the Occupation. The land is located near settlements, and accessing it is of the utmost difficulty on account of the Israeli procedures […]

Palestine activists call on Netherlands prince to disassociate from JNF water project

Palestinian boycott activists are calling on the Netherlands’ Prince Willem to reconsider his decision to lend his name to a water project undertaken by the Jewish National Fund Netherlands in the Naqab/Negev desert in the south of present-day Israel. The project is in honor of the prince’s inauguration as king later this month. Omar Barghouti, […]

Violent settler attack in Silwad

On Thursday (11/4/13) Israeli settlers attacked a 60 year old man as he worked on his land near Ramallah. The settlers beat Ahmad al-Zir, who used to be a Palestinian judge, round the head with an iron rod until he lost consciousness and was taken to Ramallah Government Hospital. This assault sparked clashes between Palestinians […]

Obama makes fun of heckler asking “who killed Rachel Corrie?”

Linah Alsaafin, from Electronic Intifada – US President Barack Obama arrived in Ramallah by helicopter yesterday and gave yet another insipid speech. The Palestinian Authority’s security forces, collaborating with US forces, designated a huge security perimeter with the PA compound — the Muqataa — in the middle. Some of the city’s busiest streets were closed off […]