Articles Archive for 19 February 2012

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19 Feb 2012

At-Tuwani – On February 15th 2012, the Israeli Army demolished five buildings in the Palestinian village of Saadet Tha’lah and destroyed a water tank and tore down 50 trees in the Palestinian village of Ar Rakeez.

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At around 12 a.m. two bulldozers and three vehicles of DCO (Disctrict Coordination Office) raided in the village of Saadet Tha’lah, escorted by four jeeps of IDF (Israeli Defense Force). One house, two water tanks and two stables for the flocks were demolished. The inhabitants said they have not been allowed to make their animals safe. Five lambs died under the rubble. The owners declared their buildings were under demolition order since 2004.

After the demolitions in Saadet Tha’lah, the army vehicles … Continue reading

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19 Feb 2012
The Khader Adnan Hunger Strike in Context

The hunger strike struggle in which Khader Adnan is engaged in is based on long epic experience of strikes, where the Palestinian detainees’ steadfastness dazzled even the jailers who slam the doors of cells. And without these hunger strikes which were culminated with martyrs, the detainees won’t be able to grab their demands and rights, because the prisons administration from the outset adopted the policy of procrastination, and making the Palestinian detainee going on in a vicious circle, to make it easier to pounce on him.

The hunger strikes in particular at Ashkelon prison at the beginning of the strikes experience contained a strong message to the Israeli occupation … Continue reading