March 20, 2013

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Jerusalem voices: Views on Obama’s visit to Palesitne & Israel

Jerusalem voices: Views on Obama’s visit US President Barack Obama goes to Jerusalem on Wednesday 20 March 2013 on his first trip to the region since his re-election and his first visit to Israel as president. This comes at a time of deadlock in Middle East peace talks, in which the US has historically played […]

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March 6, 2013

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Poem: “Mother” by Mahmoud Darwish

“Mother” by : Mahmoud Darwish(1941-2008) I long for my mother’s bread My mother’s coffee … Her touch Childhood memories grow up in me Day after day I must be worth my life At the hour of my death Worth the tears of my mother. And if I come back one day Take me as a […]

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February 25, 2013

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FACT SHEET: Emad Burnat and 5 Broken Cameras

Kindly read below a fact sheet paper on Emad Burnat  background in Palestine and his Oscar nominated film 5 Broken Cameras. Mona Burnat, age 41, and Gibreel, age 8, have lived their entire lives under Israel’s military occupation regime. Like other Palestinians in the West Bank, they are granted no civil or political rights by […]

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February 25, 2013

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Broken Cameras into Oscars

A Palestinian farmer who has been oppressed through the years was at the most prestigious award yesterday’s night. This year’s 2013 Academy Awards Palestine made a brave move towards the red carpet between decumentary competitive films with  5 broken cameras!  5 Broken Cameras is a 2011 documentary film co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli […]

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February 19, 2013

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Letter from Palestinian Prisoner Samer al-Issawi to his family from the prison-cell.

  The Arabic  letter  was published  on Saturday 16th ,Feb 2013 on Shirin Issawi’s Page in Facebook.Please share it and act everywhere to save Samer Issawi and for all the people that were imprisoned for their struggle for freedom. Letter from prisoner Samer al-Issawi as it came from the Ministry of prisoners(English transalation) I turn with […]

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February 19, 2013

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Samer Al-Issawi: indomitable in the face of death

Samer Al-Issawi: indomitable in the face of death Dr. Daud Abdullah Friday, 11 January 2013 At the end of 2012, there were 4,656 Palestinian political prisoners being held in Israeli prisons and detention centres. That figure includes 178 administrative detainees, 11 women and 177 children. In recent weeks, it is two hunger-strikers, Samer Al-Issawi and […]

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January 18, 2013

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APARTHEID, ISRAELI STYLE. DETAILS OF THE CLASS SYSTEM

APARTHEID, ISRAELI STYLE. DETAILS OF THE CLASS SYSTEM The following four distinct classes of “citizenship” can be found within the present borders of Israel. Class “A” citizenship : Jews. Privileged access to the material resources of the State and the social as well as the welfare services of the State. Are able to utilize the […]

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November 30, 2012

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PALESTINE … A New Birth State Certificate by UN

On 29 November 2012, the United Nations General Assembly voted to upgrade the status of the Palestinians to that of a “non-member observer state overwhelmingly – a move strongly opposed by Israel and the US.The assembly voted 138-9 in favour, with 41 nations abstaining. Previously, Palestine joined the UN as a Palestine Liberation Organisation and  only had “permanent observer” status. The change […]

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July 10, 2012

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“When You Love a Palestinian Woman” (poem)

When You Love a Palestinian Woman (Poem) “To Love a Palestinian Woman” is written by an Egyptian Canadian Poet that lives in Montreal . This man was married to a Palestinian woman . He had a divorce .What is interesting is that he married a Jewish woman . But then he wrote this poem . […]

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July 10, 2012

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UNESCO Adds Nativity Church to Heritage List.

Unesco Adds Nativity Church in Bethlehem to Heritage List By ISABEL KERSHNER  ,Published: June 29-2012 JERUSALEM — The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, along with the Pilgrimage Route, was added on Friday to Unesco’s World Heritage List, a move that was celebrated by Palestinianswho hailed it as a significant political and diplomatic achievement as […]

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