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International activists physically and verbally abused in detention

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  15th January 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine On Wednesday 8th January, Vincent Mainville and Fabio Theodule were arrested by Israeli border police in Khalil (Hebron). The two actvists were handcuffed and taken to Jaabara police station where they ...

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Addameer Releases Latest Report on the Continued Targeting of Palestinian Human Rights Activists by Israeli Forces

Addameer Releases Latest Report on the Continued Targeting of Palestinian Human Rights Activists by Israeli Forces

13th January 2014 | Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association | Ramallah, Occupied Palestine Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association are pleased to announce the publication of its latest report ‘Courageous Voices, Fragile Freedoms’. The report examines Israel’s increasing ...

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Israeli soldiers attack school In Urif

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12th January 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Urif, Occupied Palestine At around 9:00am on Sunday 12th January 2014, students at the boys’ school in Urif, in Nablus district, were assaulted by Israeli soldiers firing tear gas grenades within the ...

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Two international activists to be deported after their arrest is declared illegal

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09th January 2014 | International Solidarity Movement |  Occupied Palestine Yesterday, Wednesday 8th January, at approximately 11am in Khalil (Hebron), Vincent Mainville and Fabio Theodule (Swiss and Italian citizens respectively), were arrested by Israeli border police officers. The two international activists ...

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26 Palestinian political prisoners released; 5,000 remain in prison

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7th January 2014 | Resistenza Quotidiana, Sil | Gaza, Occupied Palestine 26 political prisoners, held in Israeli prisons since the Oslo Accords, were released the night of 30th December. About 5,000 others remain in prisons located in the territories occupied in ...

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Settlers attacked member of the South Hebron Hills popular committee

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30th December 2013 | Operation Dove | At Tuwani, Occupied Palestine On December 28, a group of settlers attacked Palestinians who were plowing a field in the South Hebron Hills village of At Tuwani. Hafez Huraini, a member of the South Hebron ...

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Israeli naval forces chased Palestinian fishermen and confiscated their fishing equipment in the Gaza waters

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19th December 2013 | Palestinian Centre for Human Rights| Occupied Palestine Israeli Naval Forces stationed off Beit Lahi shore in the northern Gaza Strip opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in 4 separate incidents while sailing between 600 meters and 3 ...

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Besieged Gaza Strip’s dire conditions aggravated by cold weather

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12th December 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Rosa Schiano | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Since Tuesday, the Gaza Strip has been hit by bad weather and temperatures have fallen rapidly. Most people remain in their homes. Many stores are closed. It is ...

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Under Israeli fire, Gaza fishermen plan protest tent to “free the Holy Land sea”

The Israeli navy regularly attacks and captures fishermen in Palestinian waters off the Gaza Strip. (Photo by Rosa Schiano)

12th December 2013 | Free the Holy Land Sea | Gaza, Occupied Palestine For Immediate Release Contacts: Zakaria Baker (Arabic) zakarea-1010@hotmail.com Khalil Shaheen (Arabic, English) khalilshaheen@yahoo.com On Tuesday, 17 December, Palestinian fishermen will pitch a protest tent in the Gaza seaport. The ...

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In an excessive use of force, Israeli forces kill Palestinian child in al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah

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8th December 2013 | Palestinian Centre for Human Rights| Occupied Palestine According to investigations conducted by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), at approximately 16:30 on Saturday, 07 December 2013, dozens of Palestinian children gathered at the southern entrance of ...

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