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‘The Eyes of a Thief’ to represent Palestine at Oscars Media Roundup
Debra Kamin, The Times of Israel

‘The Eyes of a Thief’ to represent Palestine at Oscars

"The Eyes of a Thief," a West Bank-set psychological thriller from Jordanian-Palestinian director Najwa Najjar, is Palestine’s contender in the nominations race for this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. he Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last year made history when it declared “Omar,” Hany Abu-Assad’s searing West Bank love story, to be a product of the nation of Palestine.

21 hours ago
Presidency Condemns Settlers’ Seizure of Palestinian Buildings in Jerusalem Media Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Presidency Condemns Settlers’ Seizure of Palestinian Buildings in Jerusalem

Presidential spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudainah condemned on Tuesday the expropriation of 10 Palestinian-owned buildings in Jerusalem by Israeli settlers, under police protection, earlier last night. At midnight Tuesday, a number of Israeli extremist settlers backed by police forces stormed the district neighborhood of Silwan, south of Jerusalem, and took over 10 Palestinian-owned buildings, overall comprising 23 housing apartments.

21 hours ago
In Pictures: Erasing Palestine Media Roundup
Vinciane Jacquet, Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Erasing Palestine

The last deserted pre-1948 Palestinian village in Israel is facing possible destruction. Located on the outskirts of Jerusalem, the village of Lifta is an empty collection of old stone houses that have fallen into neglect. For the past 20 years, the Israeli government has pushed to destroy the remaining buildings to make room for new luxury homes, hotels, a shopping mall and a recreation park.

22 hours ago
PPS: Prisoners return meals protesting restrictions on family visits Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

PPS: Prisoners return meals protesting restrictions on family visits

Palestinian prisoners at Ofer prison returned meals on Monday in protest against policies preventing family visits, a rights group said. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli authorities in the prison had confiscated visitor permits from prisoners' families.

22 hours ago
Ashrawi: Israel Committed to Theft rather than Peacemaking Media Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Ashrawi: Israel Committed to Theft rather than Peacemaking

“These [settlement construction] actions send a clear message to the world, in general, and to the Palestinian people in particular that Israel is committed more to land theft than to peacemaking. Israel’s unbridled settlement enterprise further constitutes a dangerous political insanity,” Tuesday said PLO Executive Committee member, Hanan Ashrawi.

22 hours ago
PHOTOS: Gaza’s children face an uncertain future Media Roundup
Anne Paq, +972 Magazine

PHOTOS: Gaza’s children face an uncertain future

In Gaza, where the population is very young (over 60 percent of Gazans are under the age of 25), children are everywhere — and they are also the most vulnerable in conflict. Stuck in Gaza, these children only know the occupation and many have already witnessed several Israeli military operations. The latest Israeli offensive, named Operation Protective Edge, lasted for seven weeks and killed more than 500 children.

23 hours ago
Israel distributes demolition notices to homes in Bethlehem Media Roundup
Palestine News Network

Israel distributes demolition notices to homes in Bethlehem

Popular resistance against Occupation and apartheid wall committee coordinator in Al-Maasara village told PNN that the Israeli forces this Monday morning, started distributing demolition notices and construction halt commands to a number of houses in Wadi Al-Nes, adding that the ‘civil administration’ officers were photographing the houses and sticking demolition notices to their walls.

about 1 day ago
Ashrawi: Israel’s Impunity Leads to its Deliberate destruction of Two-State solution Media Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Ashrawi: Israel’s Impunity Leads to its Deliberate destruction of Two-State solution

PLO Executive Committee member, Hanan Ashrawi, stressed that “The asymmetry of power plus Israeli impunity and the deprivation of the Palestinian people of their protection have led to this deterioration in conditions and Israel’s deliberate destruction of the two-state solution,” Sunday said a press release issued by the PLO Executive Committee Department of Culture and Information.

about 1 day ago
Pro-Palestine protesters again thwart Israeli cargo ship in Oakland Media Roundup
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

Pro-Palestine protesters again thwart Israeli cargo ship in Oakland

Protesters demonstrating against the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza have launched a fresh picket at the Port of Oakland in California, preventing an Israeli-owned container ship from unloading its cargo. A picket of about 200 pro-Palestinian demonstrators campaigning under the title “Block the Boat” assembled on Saturday alongside the Zim Shanghai, a massive, 300-meter commercial vessel.

about 1 day ago