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MADA: Violations of media freedoms in oPt – October 2009

Author Source Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) Israeli violations against journalists escalated especially in Jerusalem last month There have been disturbing violations of media freedoms in the occupied Palestinian territories during October 2009. The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) monitored many of the Israeli …

Fatah, PLO urge Abbas to reconsider candidacy

Author Source Bethlehem – Ma’an – President Mahmoud Abbas’ announcement on Thursday evening that he would not be seeking a second term has left the PLO and Fatah without their top nominee, several officials said beforehand. According to Yasser Abed Rabbo, the secretary-general of the PLO’s Executive Committee, Abbas remains …

Palestinian human rights organizations issue a statement entitled: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Author Source Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights (PICCR) Yesterday, 2 October 2009, the Palestinian leadership – under heavy international pressure lead by the United States – deferred the draft proposal at the Human Rights Council endorsing all the recommendations of the UN Fact Finding Mission (the Goldstone Report). This …