Archives - April 2017

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Apr

Palestinian mass hunger strike in Israeli jails ongoing for 2nd week

Palestinians held in Israeli jails have been an open ended hunger strike for the second consecutive week to protest mistreatment and push for basic rights. A mass hunger strike has swept Israeli jails since April 17 in response to the mistreatment and violations endured by the Palestinian detainees. The number of hunger strikers has hit …

29
Apr

Palestinian day in the US Congress next Monday

    The Palestinian Labor Day (the third of its kind) will kick off next Monday in the US Congress to urge its members to adopt “more fair and just approaches” to the Palestinian cause. Osama Abu Ershid, one of the activists said in a publication on Facebook.”When we launched this event for the first …

28
Apr

Lebanese President stresses attention and follow-up to prisoners’ strike

   Lebanese President Michel Aoun stressed his country’s support for the Palestinian cause and its priority despite the many repercussions in the region.    During a meeting with a delegation of the Arab Journalists Union, Aoun stressed the importance and follow-up of the prisoners’ strike in Israeli jails against repressive practices and inhumane conditions in …

28
Apr

Egyptian parliamentarians announce symbolic strike in solidarity with prisoners

   A number of Egyptian parliamentarians announced on Thursday a symbolic strike on food and drink, in solidarity with the rights of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the “freedom and dignity” battle they are waging against the arbitrary measures imposed on them and demanding their most basic rights.    The 25/30 parliamentary bloc expressed …

27
Apr

Expulsion of the occupation’ supporters from the British Parliament Hall during a symposium to discuss the issue of Jerusalem.

    Police responsible for the security of the British Parliament expelled four people loyal to the Israeli occupation from the hall dedicated to a discussion organized by the Palestinian Return Center on the issue of displacement in Jerusalem, hosted by British MP Mark Hendrik and with the participation of a number of academics and activists. …

27
Apr

Barghouthi explains to the EU officials the suffering of the prisoners

    MP Mustafa Barghouthi, the secretary-general of the Palestinian National Initiative movement, met with Director of the section of the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf in the European Union, Colin Cyclone, and European Union Representative in Palestine Ralph Terraf at the headquarters of the European Union in Jerusalem.    During the meeting, Barghouthi …

26
Apr

Gaza .. Legislative deputies donate a month salary in favor of patients

    The Legislative Council held a special session today at Shifa Hospital in Gaza City to discuss the effects of the siege on the health sector. At the end of the session, the deputies gave a monthly donation for kidney and cancer patients.     The session was opened by Dr. Ahmed Bahar, the …

26
Apr

MP al-Abadseh: The increasing campaign of Zionist laws against the Palestinians reflect the occupation’s racism

    MP Yahya al-Abadasah said that the continuous escalation in the Zionist Knesset’s approval of racist laws against the Palestinians is a new proof of the racism of the occupation state, pointing out that this racism is going progressively according to the extrapolation of the region and the weakness of the region and its …

26
Apr

Barghouthi to world parliamentarians: Support our cause

Member of the Fatah Central Committee and the leader of the Freedom and Dignity hunger strike in Israeli jails MP Marwan al-Barghouthi sent a letter to the world parliamentarians and the members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe appealing to them to support the cause of the hunger strikers. In a letter …

25
Apr

Arab Parliament appeals to parliamentary unions to put an end to the prisoners suffering

   The Arab Parliament appealed to all parliamentarians in the world and their national and regional organizations, the Union of the International Parliament and the Secretary-General of the United Nations and its competent organizations to take urgent measures to put an end to the suffering of Palestinian prisoners.    Arab Parliament demanded during the parliament …

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