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Headlines From Palestine: March 26, 2015

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Gaza

Red Cross: Israel Offensive Left Gaza Water Unsafe For Drinking

Israel’s offensive on Gaza last summer caused lasting and extensive damage to water, sanitation, and energy infrastructure in Gaza, according to a recent report by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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West Bank And Occupied Lands

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Palestinian Ali Mahmoud Safi Dies From Injuries After Shot By Israeli Forces Last Week

A 20-year-old Palestinian man died on Wednesday from injuries sustained last week during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Jalazun refugee camp, medics said.

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Palestinian relatives and friends of the al-Kaware family carry the seven bodies to the mosque during their funeral in Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, on July 9, 2014 AFP Thomas Coex

Palestinian relatives and friends of the al-Kaware family carry the seven bodies to the mosque during their funeral in Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, on July 9, 2014 AFP Thomas Coex

UN Says Palestinian Death Toll Highest Since 1967

The long-running conflict with Israel claimed the lives of more Palestinian civilians in 2014 than any year since 1967, the United Nations said Thursday, in a damning report on the humanitarian situation.

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Israeli Occupation Forces Raid Palestinian School, Prevent Students From Leaving

Israeli forces Wednesday raided a school to the west of Ramallah, where they detained students and the teaching staff inside the school and prevented them from leaving for almost two hours, according to the school principle.

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Political Arrests And Prisoners

Israeli Occupation Forces Detain Five, Summon Six Palestinians From West Bank Districts

Israeli forces Thursday detained five Palestinians and summoned six others from several West Bank districts, according to local and security sources.

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Israeli Occupation Arrests Woman As She Visits Her Husband In Occupation Prison

The occupation authorities arrested on Monday the wife of a Jerusalemite prisoner who is detained at Eshel prison in Beer Sheva.

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World

Israel Fulfills Three of Six Criteria To Assess Violations Against Children

Ambassador Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, Thursday said during a Security Council Debate that Israel systematically fulfills three of the six criteria used to assess grave violations against Palestinians children.

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EU Plans To Pressure Israel To Recognise Palestinian Rights

The European Union may pressurise Israel into recognising the right of Palestine to exist following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaign against a Palestinian state being created under his rule, Israeli newspapers reported on Wednesday.

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German Party Calls On Government To Recognise Palestine

German party Die Linke has proposed that German government recognise Palestine state.

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France-Based Firm Pulls Out Of Israeli Cable Car Project

France-based utility giant Suez Environnement said Wednesday that, because of political sensitivities, it has decided not to take part in a cable car project linking west Jerusalem to the annexed Eastern sector.

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EU Criticizes Israeli Policy In Occupied Palestine Area C

EU representatives condemned Israel’s failure to meet its obligations to Palestinians in Area C during a meeting with the Palestinian Prime Minister on Tuesday.

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Exposing Israel’s Arm Industry:Israeli Film Director To Tour Ireland

Feldman’s award winning film The Lab, which shines a light on the military-industrial complex in Israel and explores how it is helping to turn Palestine’s blood into Israel’s profit, will be screened in five cities and towns around Ireland between Saturday 28th March and Thursday 2nd April.

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Author: OccPalGaza

Blogging from Gaza-current events, news and actions against the Occupation.

2 thoughts on “Headlines From Palestine: March 26, 2015

  1. Sufficient, safe, accessible—these are the essential requirements for water to sustain life. The UN defined it: “The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity. It is a prerequisite for the realization of other human rights”. Contaminated water is the second leading cause of diseases that claim children’s lives, and for any government or people to knowingly deprive clean water from any population is both criminal and inhumane.

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