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1 million children suffering in ‘unlivable’ conditions
PRESS RELEASE. Save the Children. – Have access to limited health and emergency services, putting lives at risk. – Access clean drinking water, due to non-functioning desalination plants. – Take regular baths/showers, due to non-functioning water pumps. – Sleep at night, due to the summer heat. – Concentrate at school, due to lack of sleep. – Complete homework or play outside, due to the dark   Read More ...
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Israel and the Palestinian Authority seek to silence the same media outlet
PRESS RELEASE. Committee for the Protection of Journalists. Beirut, September 5, 2017–Israel should allow the al-Hurriya media network and its affiliates to resume work without fear of harassment, and the Palestinian Authority should release Ayman al-Qawasme, the chairman of the same media network, from its custody, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Israeli soldiers on August 31 raided the Hebron office of the Fatah-affiliated al-Hurriya Media Network, seized equipment of affiliate radio and television outlets, destroyed the office, and briefly detained two network employees, according to a video the Israel Defense Forces filmed and which has since been posted to Al Hurriya’s Facebook page   Read More ...
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Tags: Journalism |  Journalists |  Media houses | 
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UNRWA Visit to Evicted Family in East Jerusalem
PRESS RELEASE. UNRWA. Jerusalem, 6th September 2017: The Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, has paid a visit to the Shamasneh family, a Palestine refugee family residing in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, who had just been evicted from their home following an eight-year legal battle. Expressing UNRWA’s support Anderson said “I am appalled at the resumption of forced evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and particularly worried about the humanitarian impact on this refugee family   Read More ...
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PFLP Statement on the Martyrdom of Comrade Raed al-Salhi
PRESS STATEMENT. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades join the masses of our people in mourning our comrade, the wounded prisoner, Raed As’ad al-Salhi, 21, who died from his injuries today in a Zionist hospital after he was kidnapped by the Israeli occupation in August, when he was shot at a point-blank range   Read More ...
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PSC condemns the arrest of prominent human rights activist Issa Amro
PRESS RELEASE. Palestine Solidarity Campaign Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) condemns the arrest of Issa Amro by the Palestinian Preventive Security Force and calls for his immediate and unconditional release. Issa was detained for criticising the Palestinian Authority for its arrest of a journalist in a Facebook post. PSC Chair Hugh Lanning said: “I have met and worked with Issa and have huge regard for his courageous battle against injustice   Read More ...
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the Palestinian detainees issue is Hamas’s top priority
PRESS RELEASE. HAMAS. The former head of the Political Bureau of Hamas, Khalid Meshal, congratulated the detainees in the Israeli prisons and their families on Eid Al Adha “Sacrifice Feast”. In a speech published Wednesday by the Detainees Media Office , he stated, “the best way to celebrate this occasion for the detainees is to try all possible means to release them   Read More ...
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Administrative detention order issued against Addameer’s field researcher Salah Hamouri
PRESS RELEASE. ADDAMEER. Addameer’s field researcher and human rights defender Salah Hamouri has received a six months administrative detention order, which is set to end on 22 February 2018. Initially, the Israeli Magistrate Court of Jerusalem has ordered the conditional release of Hamouri though, less than half an hour later, he was issued with the order. According to the Court’s decision, Hamouri was going to be placed under house arrest in Al-Reineh (a village in the north of the territories occupied in 1948) for 20 days   Read More ...
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Mass march in Gaza remembers Abu Ali Mustafa, demands to break siege
Poplar Front for the Liberation of Palestine. We come together today to commemorate the martyrdom of an exceptional leader of the Palestinian people with a rich experience of struggle and a leader among the great and dedicated leaders who gave his life to struggle and resistance as a model leader and symbol of the Palestinian revolution. In the spirit of national unity, his life and martyrdom were a living example of sacrifice and courage, marking a torch of struggle to illuminate the path of resistance and liberation   Read More ...
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releases $2.5 million from pooled fund to tackle energy crisis in Gaza
24 August 2017 With Gaza entering its fourth month of a serious energy crisis, the United Nations today released a further $2.5 million from a pooled humanitarian fund to cover urgent needs in the Palestinian enclave. Gaza has been experiencing a severe electricity crisis since mid-April, when the Gaza Power Plant went offline due to a factional dispute between the Palestinian Authority and the rival Hamas group in Gaza over tax rates for the fuel needed at the plant   Read More ...
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PLO denounces the terrorist attacks in Spain
Press Release – PLO Executive Committee. On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the Palestinian people, we strongly denounce the recent terrorist attacks in Spain in which at least thirteen people were killed and more than one hundred were injured.PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounces the terrorist attacks in Spain. “On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the Palestinian people, we strongly denounce the recent terrorist attacks in Spain in which at least thirteen people were killed and more than one hundred were injured   Read More ...
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Behind a Firewall: Repercussions of the PA ‘Electronic Crimes Law’
PRESS RELEASE. ADDAMEER. ADDAMEER has published a new FACTSHEET about the presidential decree entitled the ‘Electronic Crimes Law’ issued in June 2017. Over the past month, the Palestinian Authority has increased the pressure on journalists and voices of dissent within the West Bank. This attempt to silence dissenting voices was formalized in the form of a Presidential decree entitled ‘The Electronic Crimes Law’   Read More ...
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PFLP in Kobar urges broad campaign to rebuild demolished homes of resistance strugglers
PRESS RELEASE. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The Popular Front for the Liberation in the village of Kobar northwest of Ramallah urged the building of a broad popular campaign to rebuild the home of the family of Palestinian prisoner Omar Abdel-Jalil al-Abed and open the streets of the village. On Thursday, 17 August, masked youths of the PFLP in Kobar went to the family home, attacked and bulldozed by the occupation forces, and decorated it with Palestinian flags   Read More ...
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PFLP salutes anti-racist struggle in Charlottesville, calls for struggle against racism, fascism, Zionism and imperialism
PRESS RELEASE. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine mourns the martyr Heather Heyer and wishes speedy healing to the wounded anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia in the United States as they confronted a racist, fascist rally on Saturday, August 12. The martyr and the wounded are part of the global list of those who have fallen in the struggles of all peoples to confront racist powers and they will always be remembered as such   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Racism |  Imperialism |  Fascism |  Racists | 
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Joint report estimates that 880 Palestinians arrested in July 2017
PRESS RELEASE. ADDAMEER. Palestinian prisoners’ affairs institutions – the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs and Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights – issued the following report on 8 July 2017, which indicates that, during the month of July 2017, Israeli authorities arrested 880 individuals from the occupied Palestinian territories, including 144 children, and 18 women   Read More ...
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Palestinian security forces arrest five journalists in West Bank
PRESS RELEASE. Committee to Protect Journalists – MENA. Beirut, August 10, 2017–Palestinian security forces should immediately release five journalists arrested in the West Bank yesterday and should cease arresting journalists on spurious charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Palestinian Authority security forces arrested the five journalists in raids of their homes in several cities across the West Bank, originally on allegations of “leaking sensitive information to hostile parties,” according to news reports, the journalists’ employers, and the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate   Read More ...
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rights office 'deeply concerned' about deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Gaza
11 August 2017 The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the steadily deteriorating humanitarian and human rights conditions in Gaza, especially the restrictions on the enclave's power supply. “This has a grave impact on the provision of essential health, water and sanitation services,” she added, noting that power outages threaten the life and well-being of vulnerable groups, particularly those needing urgent medical care   Read More ...
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Management and Politics Academy Launches Initiative for Reconciliation, End of Division
Press Release. Management and Politics Academy. Based on the national responsibility of the Academy for Management and Politics for Higher Education toward our Palestinian people, and based on our awareness of the national role, the academy launched an initiative for reconciliation and an end to the Palestinian division that targets all national forces and factions, especially Hamas and Fatah. This initiative comes following discussion with responsible parties, forces and a number of competent authorities   Read More ...
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Israel should abandon plans to close, censor Al-Jazeera
PRESS RELEASE. Committee to Protect Journalists. Washington, D.C., August 6, 2017–Israeli authorities should abandon efforts to close Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera’s offices, revoke its journalists’ credentials, and censor its transmissions, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Communications Minister Ayoub Kara today repeated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s allegations that the station supports terrorism, and said the government wanted satellite and cable companies to stop carrying the broadcasters’ Arabic- and English-language transmissions, according to media reports   Read More ...
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Tags: Journalism |  Journalists | 
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Pregnant women, newborns contaminated with heavy metals linked to Israeli attacks
Julie Webb-Pullman. “Heavy metals used during wars are toxic, teratogenic and carcinogenic, and this study has shown they pose a health risk to pregnant women and their children, now and in the long-term” said lead researcher, Paola Manduca. Teratogens disrupt the development of the embryo and can cause birth defects, while carcinogens can cause cancer. “They are known as endocrine disruptors   Read More ...
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Tags: Children |  Babies |  Pregnancy |  Newborns | 
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Hamas denounces IOF arrest campaign in West Bank
PRESS RELEASE. HAMAS. Hazem Qasem. , the spokesperson of Hamas , issued the following: The brutal campaign of arrests carried out by the Israeli Occupation Forces against the leaders and the members of Hamas in the West Bank is a desperate attempt to restrain the Intifada ( uprising) of our people in confronting the Israeli plots and its claimed religious war against Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque   Read More ...
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Hamas responds to European Court of Justice decision
PRESS STATEMENT. HAMAS. The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) responded to the decision of the European Court of Justice that it will go ahead in submitting a legal challenge to the unjust political decisions against our people and the rights of the movement itself. Hamas stressed that it considered the international judiciary as battle fields that must be fought to defend the rights of our people against Zionist slanders and those who support them   Read More ...
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Haniyeh calls for urgent meeting to counter Israeli Occupation at Al Aqsa
Hamas. Chairman of Hamas’s Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, called upon Palestinian factions to hold an urgent meeting to agree on a strategy to confront the Israeli Occupation. “I call on all National and Islamic factions in Beirut and Cairo to address and formulate policies to confront the crimes of the Israeli Occupation aimed at seizing Al-Aqsa Mosque”, Haniyeh said during a Friday sermon   Read More ...
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Haniyeh sends message to Arab and Islamic leaders concerning Al Aqsa
PRESS RELEASE. HAMAS. The head of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement “ Hamas”, Ismail Haniyeh, sent a message to the Arab and Islamic leaders on the Israeli attacks on Al Aqsa Mosque. Haniyeh stressed that these attacks are unprecedented and nothing like this has happened since its occupation 50 years ago. He assured that the Israeli Occupation aims to implement its schemes to take full control over Al Aqsa Mosque and to imposea new reality by dividing the mosquein terms of time and place between Muslim and Jews, and to curtail the historical role of the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf which is the only authority concerned with the management of the Mosque   Read More ...
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UN Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices to visit Amman on annual mission
PRESS RELEASE. Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights. GENEVA (11 July 2017) – A United Nations Special Committee will undertake its annual field visit to Amman from 12 to 14 July 2017 to gather testimonies and to hear briefings on a range of human rights issues of concern in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the occupied Syrian Golan   Read More ...
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ALIVE IS LIFE FOR PALESTINE
Over 350 individuals and 60 associations and networks from several continents have signed a call for an international campaign in just a few days. Among the first signatures were Noam Chomsky, US pacifist essayist, AnnWright, former US Army colonel and peace activist, Professor Francis Boyle, lawyer; From Palestine Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh, Palestine Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability and dirctor of Palestine Museum of Natral History, Samir Zaqut, director of Al Mezzan cernter for human rights; From Israel, Nurit Peled-El Hanan, Sakharov Prize, Michel Warshawski, journalist and essayist; From India Niloufer Bhagwat, vice president of the Bar Association; From Great Britain, journalist and writer John Pilger, Swee ANg founder of Medical AId for Palesitne, Derek Summerfiels, leading head of the campaign against torture by Doctors, Haifa Zangane and Victoria Britten, writers; From France Christiane Hessel-Chabry, Honorary Chairman of the EJE Association (Les enfants, jeu et l’éducation); From Greece Haris Golemis, economist director of Nicos Poulantzas Institute; From Lebanon writer Bayan Nuwayhed Al Hout and political science professor and journalist Nahla Chahal; The Nobel Peace Prize Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Irish; The General Coordinator of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine Pierre Galand from Brussels; Richard Falk, former United Nations rapporteur on the situation of the occupied Palestinian Territories   Read More ...
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Power shortages in Gaza deepening the humanitarian crisis, say UN rights experts
PRESS RELEASE. UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights. “Reports indicate that electricity is now available for six consecutive hours at the most, often less, followed by 12 hour periods of blackout. The situation is untenable,” they warned. The experts said Israel’s recent implementation of a decision by the Palestinian Authority to further reduce electricity supplies by up to 40% was leading to an unprecedented deterioration in the provision of critical services   Read More ...
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Arrests of our leaders will not deter us from continuing resistance
PRESS RELEASE. PFLP. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. confirmed that the Zionist occupation forces launched a pre-dawn campaign of raids across the occupied West Bank of Palestine on Sunday, arresting a number of leaders and activists of the Front, led by the Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar, feminist activist Khitam Saafin and former prisoner Ihab Massoud, as well as a number of activists in al-Khalil   Read More ...
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PFLP denounces censorship of Palestinian news sites
PRESS RELEASE. PFLP. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine condemned the Palestinian Authority’s blocking and censorship of Palestinian news sites in the West Bank since Thursday, June 15. The Front said that this attack on freedom of expression is a dangerous trend that reflects acquiescence to the dictates of the enemies of the Palestinian people. It works hand in hand with all attempts by the enemy to muzzle the Palestinian voice and strangle and silence the Palestinian people   Read More ...
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Tags: Media rights |  Censorship | 
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Hamas condemns the decision of the Attorney General in blocking media sites
PRESS RELEASE. HAMAS. The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, condemns the decision of the Attorney General of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, Ahmed Barak, to block a number of Palestinian news agency sites as demanded by Mahmoud Abbas. The Movement’s spokesman, Fawzi Barhoum, in a press statement Thursday, regarded the decision as a direct violation of freedom of opinion and expression and one which reflects the dictatorial agenda of Abbas and his authority in dealing with the Palestinian people and the various components of our society   Read More ...
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On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Addameer highlights systematic abuses by Israeli forces
PRESS RELEASE. ADDAMEER. On International Day to Support Victims of Torture, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association highlights the continued forms of physical and psychological torture of Palestinian prisoners and detainees by Israeli forces. Occupation authorities practice torture and ill-treatment in a systematic manner, in contravention with international law, which prohibits physical and psychological torture. Human rights conventions, including the Convention Against Torture, to which Israeli is a signatory, as well as the Fourth Geneva Convention, prohibit the use of torture with no exceptions   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Human Rights |  Torture |  Prisons |  Prisoners | 
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UNHRC on Qatar diplomatic crisis
PRESS RELEASE. United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on impact on human rights. GENEVA (14 June 2017) – “I am alarmed about the possible impact on many people’s human rights in the wake of the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain to cut diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar   Read More ...
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The Machiavellian Plot to Provoke Saudi Arabia and Qatar into a “Blood Border” War
June 11, 2017 Experts all across the world are trying to figure out what’s really fueling the Qatari-Saudi Cold War, but the answer is simple – the US. As it’s always prone to do, Washington is masterfully playing a game of divide and conquer in the Mideast, doing the same thing to its Gulf allies as it did to its North African ones during the theater-wide “Arab Spring” Color Revolutions, except this time pitting them against one another on a state-to-state level as opposed to an intra-state one between the government and some of its citizenry   Read More ...
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Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed
Article – Ramzy Baroud. Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and BleedBy Ramzy Baroud. The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase after news headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency – often based in some western capital – does not suffice any …Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed. By Ramzy Baroud The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase after news headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency – often based in some western capital – does not suffice any more   Read More ...
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Dr. Ashrawi conducts separate diplomatic meetings in Ramalla
Press Release – PLO. RAMALLAH, PALESTINE (June 13, 2017) — PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi met with the Russian Head of Mission to Palestine Dr. Aydar R. Aganin at the PLO Headquarters in Ramallah.Dr. Ashrawi conducts separate diplomatic meetings in Ramallah. RAMALLAH, PALESTINE (June 13, 2017) — PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi met with the Russian Head of Mission to Palestine Dr   Read More ...
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UNRWA Condemns Neutrality Violation in Gaza in the Strongest Possible Terms
Statement by Christopher Gunness, UNRWA Spokesperson. Following a thorough inspection of the site, UNRWA can confirm that the tunnel has no entry or exit points on the premises nor is it connected to the schools or other buildings in any way. UNRWA condemns the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms. It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way   Read More ...
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Die, Suffer, You Kahba
A horrific incident took place in the occupied territories last Thursday. It was no less despicable than the shooting of an incapacitated terrorist by Elor Azaria. Watching the video clip that documented the event turns one’s stomach. It’s revolting and infuriating, yet no media outlet in Israel paid any attention to it, reflecting the depths of apathy to which we have sunk   Read More ...
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How Israeli moves are scotching Trump’s “ultimate deal”
Article – Redress Information A decision by Donald Trump on 1 June could prove fateful for the immediate future of Jerusalem, the wider Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the region. 30th May 2017. A decision by Donald Trump on 1 June could prove fateful for the immediate future of Jerusalem, the wider Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the region. He must decide whether to renew a presidential waiver, signed by his predecessor, Barack Obama that expires on that day   Read More ...
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Hamas Press Release concerning Swiss approval to investigate complaint filed against Livni
June 3, 2017 PRESS RELEASE. HAMAS. Press Release issued by the spokesperson of the Islamic Resistance Movement ‘Hamas’, Fawzi Barhoum. We consider it a highly important step towards achieving deterrent punishment against the Israeli Occupation and its leaders for committing crimes and violations against the Palestinian people. While we stress the need to proceed with practical measures regarding this issue, we also urge other countries to follow suit in the same path   Read More ...
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Jarrar rejects all forms of negotiations with Israeli occupation, demands end to PA security coordination
PRESS RELEASE. PFLP. Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and a leader in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, emphasized the PFLP’s complete rejection of a return to negotiations with the occupation during the Executive Committee meeting of the PLO that took place on Tuesday, May 30. The PFLP insisted on the implementation of the resolutions of the PLO Central Council, especially to end security coordination with the Zionist occupation and serious national dialogue to rebuild the Palestinian leadership on the basis of resistance and confrontation of the challenges of today   Read More ...
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Hamas Office of Refugees demands UNRWA stop threatening its employees
HAMAS. The Office of Refugee Affairs of the Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” called upon the UNRWA to halt its systematic threats against UNRWA staff by depriving them from their jobs due to their national and political opinions. The office stated Wednesday in a press release that UNRWA threatened to fire and take punitive measures against any Palestinian employee who contravene the agency’s impartiality as being staff member of an international body of humanitarian purposes   Read More ...
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