A Palestinian official says Ziad Abu Ein’s autopsy proves the minister died of a violent act, while Israeli officials cite heart failure. Thousands of Palestinians attended his funeral on Dec. 11 in Ramallah. Calls grew for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend security coordination with Israel.
By: Maureen Clare Murphy
A donor conference hosted in Cairo last week to raise funds for the reconstruction of war-devastated Gaza has boasted $5.4 billion in pledges from various Western and Arab governments.
Yet Israel is the true beneficiary of this aid money. The self-declared international community has once again footed the reconstruction bill as it arms Israel with the weaponry and ensures it the impunity that only rewards its brutal onslaught on Gaza and essentially guarantees its repetition.
What a sight to see…The world in solidarity with Palestine… #FreePalestine
Large protest in Ramallah organised by Hizb ut-Tahrir Palestine to send a clear message to Obama that he is not welcome in the holy land.
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man in al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah overnight, locals told Ma’an.
Locals said 22-year-old Issa Khaled al-Qatri was shot by Israeli troops in the chest around 5:00 a.m. and taken by car to Ramallah medical complex where medics pronounced him dead.
There have been repeated protests against Israel’s offensive against Gaza by people in the occupied West Bank, but some Palestinians are also expressing their dissatisfaction through new media and the boycotting of Israeli goods.Al Jazeera’s Kim Vinnell reports from Ramallah.
Israeli police kill two Palestinians during rallies in solidarity with battered Gaza Strip, where death toll topped 800.
By: Omar Suleiman
“As I keep saying, this time is different. The largest march in decades taking place in Palestine right now as thousands march from Ramallah to Jerusalem in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in Gaza. Absolutely incredible. May Allah protect them all.” #48KMarch #3rdIntifada#FreePalestine