Sunday, July 15, 2012

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 Soldiers Attack Beit Ummar Nonviolent Protest
IMEMC - Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday, dozens of Palestinian and international peace activists holding their weekly protest against the Israeli annexation wall and settlements, in Beit Ummar town, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. ...

Palestinian Killed By Army Fire In Northern Gaza
IMEMC - Palestinian medical sources reported, on Friday evening, that one resident was killed by Israeli military fire near the Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. ...

Activist Injured in Bil’in Protest
IMEMC - A Dutch national sustained a head injury after being hit by a tear gas canister and dozens of others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation as Israeli troops attacked demonstrators at the separation wall near Bil’in. ...

PCHR Weekly Report: 5 Palestinian civilians wounded, 33 abducted by Israeli forces this week
IMEMC - In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 05– 11 July 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces use force to disperse peaceful protest organized by Palestinian civilians in the West Bank, wounding 4 Palestinian civilians. In addition, Israeli forces launched a number of air strikes and opened fire at areas in the Gaza Strip, wounding a Palestinian civilian. ...

25 Gaza Strip Detainees To Have Family Visits Monday
IMEMC - The Red Cross announced, during a Thursday meeting with representatives of national and Islamic factions, and a committee of parents of political prisoners held by Israel, that Gaza Strip detainees, held by Israel, will be allowed family visits starting Monday under certain restrictions and conditions set by Israel. ...

Israel Arrests 17 Palestinians in Series of Raids
IMEMC - A total of 17 Palestinians were arrested in different parts of the West Bank on Thursday and transferred to centres for interrogation. ...

Palestinian killed in fresh Israeli airstrikes in Gaza
IMEMC - Mahmoud al-Haiji, 27, was killed and another man injured as the Israeli bombardment of Gaza continued on Thursday. ...
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