Posts Tagged “Israeli oppression”

Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

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Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority The Committee to End Gaza Sanctions has criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for imposing sanctions they charge support Israel’s embargo and oppression of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. Here is the statement the Committee issued Monday morning following massive protests held in Ramallah on Sunday,…

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported Government-Compiled Dossier Accuses Organization of Promoting Boycotts Israeli authorities on May 7, 2018, revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, and ordered him to leave Israel within 14 days. The government said it was because of Shakir’s alleged support for boycotts of Israel….

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is organizing worldwide support for Palestinian refugees living in the Israeli besieged Gaza Strip this Ramadan. You can help, too, by hosting an “Iftar for Gaza” event and donating proceeds to support the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. This is…

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Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing

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Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing

Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing Israeli security forces should immediately release Bakr Abdel Haq, a correspondent for the Palestinian Authority’s broadcaster Palestine TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Israeli troops on March 23 arrested Abdel Haq, who is based in the West Bank city of Nablus, at the al-Karama border…

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Israeli oppression overshadows Gaza observance of Ramadan

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Israeli oppression overshadows Gaza observance of Ramadan

Israeli oppression overshadows Gaza observance of Ramadan Palestinian Muslims who are observing Ramadan in the Gaza Strip must do so under the oppression and violence of Israel. Israel has cut off electricity, imposed a boycott on Palestinian products and services, and encircled the desert land mass with a choking military embargo. But Palestinians will prevail…

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Reflection from my Christian Eyes

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Reflection from my Christian Eyes

Reflection from my Christian Eyes A Christian reflects on the challenges they face as a faith and community under Israeli occupation. Why isn’t Israel held to the same standards and laws as everyone else? By Dr. Maria C. Khoury The Day after Yom Kippur, I decided I should be more faithful in practicing my religion. I have…

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