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· October, 2005

Stories about Palestine from October, 2005

This Week in Palestinian Blogs

Three major issues forced themselves to appear on Palestinian blogs this week: 1) The so called Gaza disengagement, 2) The discriminatory Apartheid Wall (which imprisons Palestinians in the largest jail...

Palestine: An Eye for an Eye and a Tit for Tat Attacks

Sabbah wonders; can’t the media be fair? Or is it Halal for Israelis to kill Palestinians and Haraam for Palestinians to kill Israelis? It's all a Tit for tat, and...

Palestine: US Entreats Abbas to Kill His Own

umkahlil says that the US, in all its constructive chaos glory, once again entreats Mohammed Abbas to preside over the killing of his own people.

Palestine: Nablus Olive Harvest

International Solidarity Movement announce beginning of Olive Harvest Campaign, Nablus Region.

Palestine: Israel Shamir interview

thecutter announce for an upcoming interview. Peacepalestine is putting together a group interview with Israel Shamir. Book your chance to ask him a question on this blog.

Palestine: Living in Gaza

Imaan says that by now she already spent close to four months in Gaza. There has been many struggles, however she have come to realize that the Gazans do love...

Palestine: Mother of Prisoners

umkahlil reports that Farha Barghothy, a great popular poet, and one of the leaders of the Palestinian women movement, died on Saturday. Farah a.k.a. “Mother of prisoners“, kept reiterating before...

This Week in Palestinian Blogs

In The Electronic Intifada, Palestinian DAM, the first Arab World rap group from Lydd and US based band the Philistines take NYC's East Village by storm! Their CD is finally...

Iraq: Palestinian refugees harassment in Iraq

Christian Iraq reports that representatives of the 40,000 Palestinian refugees living in Iraq say they have suffered harassment and persecution at the hands of security forces and ordinary Iraqi people...

Palestine: I am Jewish!

Firas envy Beckham, not for his fit body, fame or good looks, and absolutely not for his wife Victoria, it is just that Beckham could at any point head to...

Palestine: Report from At-Tuwani

umkahlil says that On Wednesday, October 19 Christian Peacemaker Teams issued an Urgent Action appeal asking to call Israeli military officers and Israeli embassies to demand that the Israeli military...

Palestine: New Illegal Settlement around Bethlehem

Bethlehem Bloggers asks: Why is the route of the ‘security fence’ cutting so deep inside Palestinian land (see map from ‘stop the wall’)?

Palestine: Israeli police ‘too busy’ to attend

ISM reports that on the 13th of Sept the eve of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) police in Hebron refused to respond to a call that violence...

From the Palestinian Blogsphere

Palestine Blogs stresses the similarities between the Apartheid Wall in South Africa and the Israeli Apartheid Wall in Palestine in the ethnic nature and colonial agenda. Mohammed Abed further adds...

Palestine: Wall Kills Human Values

umkahlil quoting Saed Banoura who reports: ‘Wall Kills Human Values’ is the new slogan which the weekly procession against the Separation Wall in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, carried on...

Palestinian Bloggers Blog for a Purpose!

Living under occupation Palestinian bloggers might be small in number but definitely big in mission and purpose. If you were Palestinian, fortunate enough to have Internet access and run a...

Palestine: Human Rights Teaching

Dr. Marcy Newman spent a week pouring over the six UNRWA storybooks that have been translated into English that teach Palestinian refugee children about human rights. She says that one...

Palestine: Checkpoint Death

umkahlil writes about the Palestinian mother, which Bleed to death at Israeli military checkpoint and says that westerners who get their news from headlines won't know that Haifaa’ Daoud Mohammed...

Palestine: Wedding under fire

scott of Angry White Kid post a photo of an Israeli bride posing for a wedding photographer next to an Israeli army mobile artillery piece at a staging area near...

Palestine: 2005 Olive Harvest Campaign

International Solidarity Movement (ISM) started their annual Olive Harvest Campaign in Palestine. The olive harvest season is annual activity which starts on October 15 and ends on November 15 of...

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