October 23, 2017
Salem-News.com (Mar-22-2017 17:10)
Israel Tries to Block All Aid to GazaMustafa Ozbek special to Salem-News.com
"IHH will not stop its aid to Palestinians nor will it give up on its efforts for removal of the blockade in Gaza regardless of Israel’s cunning schemes, traps and unfounded allegations."
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On 12th February 2017 TIKA Gaza Office staff Mohammed Mortaja, who was supposed to participate in a training in Turkey, was detained in Israel at the Erez checkpoint, regardless of his official permits granted by Israel.
Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2017 09:48)
Basil of Al-Walaja: RIPProfessor Mazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Others will speak of his martyrdom; I will speak of his life and what he told me. Basil would have wanted it told this way.
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In 2009, I met Basil and Shireen and started joining them in demonstrations in Al-Walaja village. On 6 March 2017, Basil was murdered by the Israeli army. He was 31-years old.
Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 13:00)
Comfort the AfflictedMazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Look at the evidence provided and judge for yourself
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We in occupied Palestine continue to be guardedly optimistic even after watching the Kafkaesque political "plays" being performed to confuse the public and keep them in the dark and keep them fighting each other while the RICH GET RICHER AND THE POOR GET POORER.
Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2017 16:15)
Taking Action for Human RightsMazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
Marching on the streets is one method to peacefully resist.
The Jewish racist right wing government of Netanyahu just violated international law again by approving 2500 “housing units” for colonial settlers on Palestinian land.
Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2017 14:20)
Hope Fades for a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictDr. Stephen Zunes Salem-News.com
Only 31% of Americans overall support the United States' blocking international recognition of Palestinian statehood. So who's calling the shots?
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Trump has appointed two strident advocates of Israel's right-wing settler movement to the key positions of U.S. ambassador to Israel and chief negotiator.
Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2017 01:23)
Gaza`s Lack of Electricity, a Problem With No End in SightShadi M. Salem for Salem-News.com
Electricity is turned on for 4 hours and then cut off for 20 hours every day.
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Unemployment has reached its highest level in history. Another obstacle is electricity which is only available for about four hours each day.
Salem-News.com (Nov-25-2016 16:40)
Forest Fires Raging Across PalestineDr. Mazin Qumsiyeh for Salem-News.com
The European pine tree, not indigenous to Palestine, is highly flammable.
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Over 200 forest fires are raging in Palestine (now renamed the Jewish State of Israel including its occupied Palestinian territories).
Salem-News.com (Sep-19-2016 13:17)
Mavi Marmara Court Case to Continue at CaglayanSalem-News.com Crime
10 innocent people killed, 56 innocent people injured, 700+ innocent people abused. The trial continues.
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On trial for murder are Israeli Chief of Staff Rau Gabiel Ashkenazi, Commander of Naval Forces Eliezer Alfred Maron, Air Force Intelligence Director Avishay Levi and Israeli Intelligence Amos Yadlin. An Interpol notice was issued for these four defendants.
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2016 20:18)
Artist Dom Martin Remembers the Plight of Palestinians on Land DaySpecial to Salem-News.com
Lest they be forgotten. 1.8 million people live behind closed walls, in Gaza.
Gaza epitomizes the epicenter of the harrowing ethos and pathos of human conscientiousness — the thesaurus to every psychological algorithm imaginable or inflictable upon a dispossessed people.
Salem-News.com (Mar-04-2016 08:51)
Jordanian Regime Gives Heavy Jail Sentences to DissidentsSalem-News.com Foreign Affairs
Jordan insists that it punished those responsible for mistreating and murdering detainees while in custody, but Amnesty International says otherwise.
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Amnesty International's annual report strongly criticizes the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for cracking down on freedom of speech, restricting political parties and opposition activists, and a continued pattern of violating basic human rights.