Archives - July 2017

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Jul

MP Abu Halabi: Silence encourages the occupation to change the reality at Al Aqsa

   MP Dr Ahmed Abou Halabiya, president of Al-Aqsa committee in the Palestinian Legistrative Council said that “The official Arabic and Islamic silence towards the practices of the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque encourages the occupation authorities to change the reality in them, and push them forward to implement what was feared …

18
Jul

IOA renews administrative term of Palestinian MP Mubarek without trial

The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) extended the administrative detention, with neither charge nor trial, of the Palestinian MP Ahmed Mubarak for six additional months. MP Mubarak was kidnapped by the occupation forces on January 16, 2017 and sentenced to a six-month administrative term, with neither charge nor trial. Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council Mubarak was …

17
Jul

Palestinians in Europe push for urgent action over Israeli crimes

Palestinians in Europe Organization urged on Sunday the European states to take immediate action as regards the simmering Israeli violations in Occupied Jerusalem. Palestinians in Europe dubbed Israel’s aggressions on the Islamic and Christian holy sites flagrant breaches of the international and humanitarian conventions. The organization called on the international community and human rights institutions …

17
Jul

Euro-Med calls for UN intervention to end Aqsa Mosque closure

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor submitted on Saturday a letter to the UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief calling for urgent intervention to end Israel’s closure of the Aqsa Mosque compound. In the letter, the Geneva-based human rights group warned that such an Israeli measure was a provocative act that would exacerbate the …

17
Jul

Occupation renews the administrative detention of MP Dahbour

The Zionist occupation authorities renewed on Sunday (16-7) administrative detention of the deputy in the Legislative Council Ibrahim Dahbour from the town of Araba south of the city of Jenin in the northern West Bank. Local sources said that MP Dahbour handed over the decision to extend his administrative detention four months under the pretext …

15
Jul

Israel closes occupied Jerusalem for 2nd day in a row

Israeli police forces continued on Saturday to close occupied Jerusalem’s Old City for the second consecutive day following Friday’s shooting in al-Aqsa. The Israeli border guards and police forces have intensified their presence throughout the city since the morning hours. All vehicles’ access into the Old City is also banned except of those living in …

15
Jul

The Arab Parliament condemns the closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque

The head of the Arab parliament, Meshaal al-Salami, denounced the closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque by the Israeli occupation authorities and its closure in the face of the worshipers and prevented them from performing Friday prayers. He stressed in a statement on Friday that this dangerous escalation by the occupation authorities is contrary to international …

14
Jul

The League of parliamentarians for Al-Quds condemns the closure of Al Aqsa Mosque

Press release The fact that the Zionist entity today closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque in a dangerous precedent for the first time since 1969 is a real threat to all efforts aimed at establishing security and stability in the region, and no doubt that this behavior will increase the severity of the congestion, which foreshadows the …

14
Jul

For 1st time since 1969, Israeli authorities ban prayer at al-Aqsa

The Israeli occupation authorities declared that Friday’s Muslim prayer will not be held at the third holiest site in Islam—al-Aqsa Mosque—after two Israeli soldiers were fatally gunned down in an anti-occupation shooting attack. According to local sources, the Israeli police forces shut the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque and prevented worshipers from entering the site. The …

14
Jul

PFLP: transferring MP Jarrar to administrative detention will not succeed in ignoring the will of resistance

   The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) described the decision of the Israeli occupation court on Wednesday to turn the leader of the Front, MP Khaleda Jarrar, into administrative detention for 6 months for the systematic Israeli crime against the leaders of the Palestinian people.    The Front considered in a press …

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