Tagged: Demonstrations

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in Gaza Demo for 3rd Friday in a Row News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in Gaza Demo for 3rd Friday in a Row

sraeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and injured several others during demonstrations in the Gaza Strip for the third Friday in a row, the Ministry of Health said. Hani Rafiq Wahdan, 22, was shot in the head near the al-Shujayyia neighborhood east of Gaza City, a spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an. Nine others were hit by live fire.

on December 25, 2015
Why is Israel Shutting Down Even Nonviolent Palestinian Youth Activism? Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, Salon

Why is Israel Shutting Down Even Nonviolent Palestinian Youth Activism?

This week U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said what advocates for Palestinian justice have been saying for months — the recent violence coming from Palestinian young people is not due to some inbred streak of hatred, it is due to the all-encompassing brutality of the Occupation.

on December 23, 2015
Palestinian Shot Dead in Gaza Demo Near Khan Younis News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian Shot Dead in Gaza Demo Near Khan Younis

Israeli forces on Friday killed one Palestinian and shot 40 others during clashes in the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health said. A spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an that 20-year-old Mahmoud Muhammad Saed al-Agha was shot dead by Israeli forces when clashes broke out near Khan Younis in southern Gaza.

on December 18, 2015
156 Palestinians Shot by Israeli Forces in West Bank, Gaza Clashes News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

156 Palestinians Shot by Israeli Forces in West Bank, Gaza Clashes

At least 156 Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday, the Palestinian ministry of health said. The ministry of health said 69 Palestinians were injured with live fire in the West Bank, with 29 shot in the Ramallah area, two in Bethlehem, and three in Qalqiliya.

on November 20, 2015
WATCH: TV On The Radio, Das Racist Members Join Cultural Boycott of Israel News Roundup
Sameer Rao, Colorlines

WATCH: TV On The Radio, Das Racist Members Join Cultural Boycott of Israel

"How can I tour in Israel knowing Palestinian artists are denied the right to travel?" That's the question Tunde Adebimpe, lead singer of TV on the Radio, poses in a new video produced by Adalah-NY, a New York nonprofit that opposes Israel's decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories. Released as a part of the 10-year-old Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement), the video also features, among others, Adebimpe's bandmate Kyp Malone, ex-Das Racist member Kool A.D. and singer-composer Tamar-kali.

on November 17, 2015
111 Palestinians Shot, Injured During West Bank, Gaza Demonstrations News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

111 Palestinians Shot, Injured During West Bank, Gaza Demonstrations

At least 94 Palestinians were shot and injured on Friday during clashes across the occupied West Bank, medics told Ma'an. In al-Balou area of northern al-Bireh in the Ramallah district, 26 Palestinians were injured with live bullets and 35 with rubber-coated steel bullets, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

on November 13, 2015
Obama Defied GOP to Make Peace with Iran—Now It’s Time for Palestine Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Shams, The Huffington Post

Obama Defied GOP to Make Peace with Iran—Now It’s Time for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vindictive policies are creating a climate in which Palestinians are once again rising up to reject their lack of freedom and equality. Netanyahu's meeting with President Barack Obama Monday involved obfuscation and a resort to blaming Palestinians for the current troubles rather than examining nearly 50 years of Israeli iron rule over Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

on November 11, 2015
“Occupation is Root Cause of Violence”: Jewish-Americans Protest at Israel’s Western Wall News Roundup
Ben Norton, Salon

“Occupation is Root Cause of Violence”: Jewish-Americans Protest at Israel’s Western Wall

Jewish-American activists with the peace organization CODEPINK protested at Israel’s Western Wall (also known as the Kotel or Wailing Wall) on Tuesday morning. They unfurled a banner that read “American Jews support BDS,” referring to Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, a peaceful global human rights movement called for by Palestinian civil society that seeks to use nonviolent economic means to pressure the Israeli government to end its illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories,

on November 10, 2015
Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of University Students in Tulkarem News Roundup
Ma'am News Agency

Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of University Students in Tulkarem

Israeli forces shot and injured at least five students with live bullets on Monday at the northern occupied West Bank's Palestine Technical University in the Tulkarem district, a spokesperson for the Red Crescent told Ma'an. Thirteen other students were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets and 50 were treated for severe tear-gas inhalation...

on November 9, 2015
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