Thursday, October 6, 2011
WEST BANK, (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Thursday demolished houses, barns and barracks belonging to Palestinian shepherds in Wadi Al-Maleh and Al-Hamma areas north of the Jordan Valley, according to head of Al-Maleh village council, Aref Daraghmeh.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Over 500 olive trees were burned and uprooted on Saturday night, in settler attacks on villages near Nablus and Hebron, a government statement said.
Coordinator of medical services Adham Abu Salmiyya reported that the child, 16, was was shot in his leg while collecting scrap metal in the eastern part of Gaza.
The fire spread through the mosque, consuming most of its property, while hundreds of village residents rushed to try to extinguish it.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Medical staff spokesman, Adham Abu Silmya, told the Maan News Agency that the wounded residents were transferred to some hospitals north of the Gaza Strip; one of the injuries was described as a critical condition.
Palestinian Agricultural Committee to Launch Initiative in Order to Protect Harvest from Attacks by Israeli Settlers
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees announced on Monday an upcoming campaign to protect West Bank farmers from attacks by Israeli settlers during the olive harvest season.
Noting a recent escalation in attacks on Palestinian lands and farmers, the agricultural support organization said it will organize groups of volunteers to accompany workers picking olives during the season.
BETHLEHEM, (WAFA) – On Monday Israeli bulldozers razed agricultural land in Walaja, a Palestinian village southwest of Bethlehem, local sources said.
OCHA reported that Israel demolished 409 Palestinian homes and structures during this year comparing to 290 in 2010, while 804 Palestinian were displaced this year comparing to 374 last year.
Qaraqe' said in his statement that twenty five sick detainees in Al Ramla Israeli detention center decided to strike three days a week in solidarity with the other detainees who have started their hunger the strike since September 17th in protest to the escalating humiliation and violations carried out by the Israeli government and the Israeli Prison Administration.
The official request to join the UN was officially submitted last week by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The admission committee consists of 15 member countries.
Present at the demonstration were Chairmen of the Advisory Council for a Green Palestine, Basem al Masri and Dr. Sabri Saydam, a member of the Central Committee of Fatah, Sultan Aboul-Enein, Adviser to the Prime Minister, Dr. Jawad Naji, the artist Ahlam Faqih, and dozens of Palestinians and international and Israeli peace activists.