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Palestine Media Roundup (July 22)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup [email protected]] The Occupation Forces A Palestinian …

International community must end increased al-Aqsa encroachment, says Palestinian PM

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called on the international community to force Israel to remove metal detectors from the entrances to the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem. “We call on the international community and the Arab and Islamic states to take responsibility for… stopping the occupation’s measures that are in contravention …

Palestinians call for ‘Day of Rage’ as dozens injured in third night of al-Aqsa protests

Dozens of Palestinian worshippers were injured in clashes with Israeli forces in Jerusalem’s old city on Tuesday night. The Palestinian Red Crescent reported 34 people injured during a third night of protests over the introduction of metal detectors to the entrance to the al-Aqsa mosque. Israeli soldiers, armed with automatic …

UN rights group concludes evaluation of Palestinians living under occupation

17 July 2017 – A committee of United Nations experts has completed its annual evaluation of the situation of people in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, hearing serious concerns about Israel’s human rights record, including the deteriorating situation in Gaza, inadequate protection for detained children and increasing obstacles being faced by …

Al-Aqsa officials call for protests against new Israeli checkpoints

Waqf statement says Palestinians should reject ‘all Israeli aggression, including imposing the metal detectors’ around mosque Religious officials in charge of the al-Aqsa site in Jerusalem have called on Palestinians to protest against extra Israeli security measures, as police continued to man checkpoints around the mosque four days after a …

Palestinian activist placed under house arrest after TV interview on Jerusalem attack

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — After detaining and releasing Palestinian civic activist Muhammad Jadallah, Israeli police reportedly placed Jadallah under house arrest for five days in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Safafa, according to Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency.Jadallah was detained by Israeli police on Friday following an interview he …

Israel’s targeting of youth in Al-Aqsa

Over the course of several months, the Israeli occupation authorities have arrested 13 Palestinian youths in occupied Jerusalem on charges of belonging to a political organisation that is prohibited under Israeli law called “Al-Aqsa Youth Organisation”. Earlier this month, Israeli police filed indictments against five of them. According to defence lawyers, the …

IOF kill 4 Palestinian in Jerusalem & Bethlehem …. Friday prayers in Al-Aqsa were also cancelled by police

Jerusalem/PNN/ Israeli police shot dead three Palestinians from Um Al fahem town in Al-Aqsa mosque squares on Friday morning claiming they shot 3 israeli police men. According Israeli claims the three start shooting in one of al Al Aqsa mosque Gates and run into the squares. Police said that assailants at …

Palestinian security forces arrest TV journalist in West Bank

July 10, 2017 5:10 PM ET Beirut, July 10, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the arrest of TV journalist Ahmad Fathi al-Khatib. Palestinian intelligence officers arrested al-Khatib, a cameraman for news channel Al-Aqsa TV, from his home in Beitunia, just west of Ramallah, on July 1, according …