IMEMCInternational Middle East Media Center
IMEMCIndependent Middle East Media Center
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According to IMEMC, the protesters said that, by holding the bodies of the slain Palestinians, Israel is practicing a criminal act in direct violation of International Law, and all related conventions, especially since such punitive measures are collective punishment, adding that the ongoing violations will only push the Palestinians to remain steadfast in their country.
Issa Amro, coordinator of the Youth Coalition against Settlements in Hebron, said the Israeli version of events seems to be contradictory -- pointing out that the military says the two teens were searched and had nothing on them, but then claims that the two teens somehow obtained knives -- even though they never left the sight of the soldiers after being searched, as reported by IMEMC.
Israeli authorities believe Oleiwy is the head of "a cell that shot and killed an Israeli settler and his wife," near Beit Forik town, approximately two months ago, as stated by IMEMC.
According to IMEMC, the Israeli soldiers invaded homes in the al-'Eesawiyya town, searched them and kidnapped six Palestinians identified as Nour Sultan 'Abed, Mohammad Ghadheb 'Abed, his brother Salama, Yazan Ali Obeid, Mohammad Mobtasem Obeid, and Majdi Abu Tayeh
The Israeli coordination with Google and YouTube has very serious implications, and many journalists have spoken out in opposition, saying it is a direct assault on the Freedom of the Press, as reported by IMEMC.
According to IMEMC,Ghadeer Diaeddin Sharif, 43, was trying to cross the roadblock on her way to pray at the Ibrahim Mosque when she wasordered to go through a metal detector but the machine sounded, indicating the presence of metal.
What a difference a moving picture makes; arrests have been made and, according to the Palestinian news website, IMEMC, the matter is now to be discussed in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset.
IMEMC also stated that, "as the protesters marched, chanting against the occupation, the illegal colonies, the Apartheid Wall and the ongoing Israeli military escalation, the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at them when they reached Palestinian orchards in the ath-Thaher area".
A group purportedly linked to the Palestinian Fateh movement -- the Abdel Qader al-Husseini Brigades -- claimed responsibility, but this could not be immediately verified, IMEMC said.
In addition, the Ad-Dameer Prisoners' Support and Human Rights Association said the soldiers also kidnapped Nadim Safadi, Fadi Atiyya, Mahmoud Dirbas, Ahmad Dirbas, Sufian Mahmoud, Jamil Shartook, Amir Mustafa, Mahmoud Awadallah, Mahmoud Mheisin, Jamil Mheisin, Sufian Mahmoud, and Mohammad Nasser, 19, in al-Issawiyya, IMEMC reported.
Hunger-striking prisoner Mohammad Allan on Thursday woke up from a medically induced coma and is currently in a critical condition in the ICU at Barzilai Medical Center, IMEMC reported.
The vote passed by a close margin of 53 in favour and 50 opposed, according to IMEMC.