News from occupied Palestine29 Maggio 2016
Enlightenment Voice for free Palestine NEWS on 29/5/2016 through Radio Nuova Resistenza
Israeli forces injure 3 Palestinians in weekly protests with rubber bullets, live fire
Qalqiliya (Ma’an) — Three Palestinians were injured and dozens suffered from tear gas inhalation as Apartheid Israel occupation, AIO forces dispersed weekly protests on Friday in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Murad Shtewi, coordinator for popular resistance in KafrQaddum, told Ma‘an AIO forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas, and used water cannons on demonstrators, injuring one Palestinian with rubber bullets to the hand and leg. … Locals said clashes broke out after Israeli forces raided the village, as an Israeli bulldozer closed a road in the village with dirt berms.
Many injured as Israeli soldiers attack weekly protest in Ni‘lin
IMEMC 27 May –Israel Apartheid Israel occupation, AIO soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of protesters holding the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni‘lin village, near Ramallah, wounding many persons, including a child and an elderly man. Medical sources said the soldiers surrounded the village, fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters and many surrounding homes, causing many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. They added that among the wounded were an elderly man, identified as Mustafa Rasheed ‘Amira, 85, and a child identified as Mohammad Saleh ’Amira, 10. …http://imemc.org/…/many-injured-as-israeli-soldiers-attack…/
Israeli forces avoid crowd control dispersal weapons in Bil‘in protest for first time in 11 years
RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 27 May — For the first time in the 11-year history of weekly popular resistance demonstrations in the central occupied West Bank village of Bil‘in, AIO forces did not use tear gas and other crowd control weapons to disperse protesters, locals said.
Israeli navy opens fire on Palestinian fishing boats
IMEMC 27 May – Apartheid Israel Occupation navy ships opened fire, on Friday morning, on several Palestinian fishing boats within six nautical miles from the Gaza shore, forcing them to return without fishing. The WAFA news agency said that navy targeted at least four fishing boats, in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza City, causing damage to two boats. The fishers had to sail back to shore, fearing additional fire and escalation; no injuries were reported. The attack is part of daily violations and assaults targeting the fishers, in addition to farmers and workers in Palestinian lands close to the border fence.
Palestine PMO: Israel’s destruction of Palestine’s infrastructure is atrocious
RAMALLAH (PNN) 26 May — Today, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah issued a statement condemning Israel Apartheid Israel Occupation, AIO illegal practice of destroying Palestinian water infrastructure. “Israel uses every means possible to chase Palestinians away from their ancestral land,” Hamdallah said. “Water is life, and if you don’t have water you cannot exist.” On Tuesday, AIO handed out demolition notices for four water wells and agricultural structures in the village of Qusra, south of Nablus. The water wells were built with Dutch financial support. Last week, Israel threatened to demolish four water tanks in the town of Beit Ummar, close to Hebron. Those tanks had been constructed as part of a UN-funded water development program. Israel regularly destroys Palestinians’ homes and structures; in many instances, these structures had been funded by donor countries. In 2016 alone, Israel destroyed over 600 structures. …
In huge blow to Apartheid Israel occupation, AIO ,Netherlands declares BDS ‘free speech’
JPost 26 May by TovahLazaroff — Declaration comes as Israel pushes Europe to outlaw the movement * Jerusalem: Don’t justify hatred — In a huge blow to Israel, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders announced Thursday that calls to boycott the Zionist state fall within the limits of free speech, undermining intensive Israeli diplomatic efforts to sway European capitals to outlaw the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment Movement. “Statements or meetings concerning BDS are protected by freedom of expression and freedom of assembly, as enshrined in the Dutch Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights,” … Sweden recently made a similar declaration … …
Apartheid Israel occupation, AIO Justice Minister: West Bank settlements will continue
The Israel Apartheid occupation, AIO Justice Minister, AyeletShaked on Tuesday night promised that her government will continue settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank.
Shaked’s statement came during the opening of a new school in Itamar illegal settlement.
Shaked, who is member of the Jewish Home ultra-nationalist Party, has recently declared her intention to set a special law stipulating the enforcement of Israeli laws on settlers in the West Bank which means annexing the West Bank to the Israeli sovereignty.
During the 2014 war on Gaza, Shaked said that all Palestinian mothers should be killed so that “they don’t give birth to ‘terrorists’.”
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