Video: ‘Erasing the heritage of Beit Jibrin’|UNESCO declared the Caves of Maresha and Beit Guvrin a World Heritage. Why Palestinians was omitted in their description?

SocialTV Published on 5 Nov 2015 In 2014, UNESCO declared the Caves of Maresha and Beit Guvrin a World Heritage Site.The document proclaiming the site stipulates the eras in which civilized life existed in it including the Persian, Hellenic, Roman, Byzantine etc but the rich life of Palestinians that existed at the site for centuries…

Israel faces a rise in Jewish terrorism — by Ben Caspit on Al-Monitor com

Israel is in shock. On July 30, Yishai Shlissel, an ultra-Orthodox extremist, burst into a gay pride parade in Jerusalem. Armed with a large knife, Shlissel indiscriminately stabbed six people in a rampage before eventually being stopped by the police. On Aug. 2, 16-year-old Shira Banki died from her wounds. Her attacker had been released…

Palestinian toddler burned to death in ‘settler’ arson attack —Yahoo News com|George Galloway accuses media of ignoring arson attack

Duma (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – A Palestinian toddler was burnt to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, sparking clashes in which a teenager was shot and died Saturday. Relatives carry the body of 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who died after his house was…

Palestine at the Crossroads — by: Stuart Rees on Tikkun org

At its national conference at the end of July, the Australian Labor Party will be voting on a motion to recognize the State of Palestine. The outcome may be symbolic, yet it could mark a shift in a country where politicians of any persuasion have been so intimidated by the Israel lobby that they find…

Video as a weapon in embattled Hebron — Waging Nonviolence org article on how B’Tselem, an Israeli human-rights organization donated Cameras helping Palestinians

The media whirlwind surrounding the Oscar nomination of the documentary 5 Broken Cameras has put the spotlight on film as a tool for social justice in Palestine. In the film, Palestinian farmer and filmmaker Emad Burnat chronicles the struggle against the construction of the “Apartheid Wall” in the West Bank village of Bil’in. He records…

EU Condemns Israeli Demolition of Community Center – WAFA News

  JERUSALEM, February 17, 2012 (WAFA) – The European Union Friday criticized the Israeli demolition of Maada Community Center in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, according to a statement issued by its Jerusalem and Ramallah missions. Israel demolished the German-funded center on February 13 claiming it was built without a permit. The demolition took…