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Palestine committee calls for ending child detentions

Palestine committee calls for ending child detentions

At least 1,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israeli forces since the beginning of the year, says the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs. “Some of these minors were held under administrative detention, while others were sentenced to jail or paid large fine in order to be released,” said the committee in a report released on Saturday. The so-called administrative …

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Scottish football fans fly flag of Palestine in match against Israeli team

Scottish football fans fly flag of Palestine in match against Israeli team

Hundreds of fans at a football match between Glasgow Celtic and Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva turned whole sections of the stadium into a sea of Palestinian flags in a protest against the Israeli occupation, ignoring an official ban on political demonstrations. Before the start of the Champions League cup qualifier, activists from the group Palestine Alliance handed out flags …

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Lutheran Church Joins List of Anti-Israel Churches With Demand US Halt Aid to Jewish State

Lutheran Church Joins List of Anti-Israel Churches With Demand US Halt Aid to Jewish State Read more at http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/73958/lutheran-church-us-government-stop-aid-israel-continues-building-settlements/#WqZYl9A1ClVXHX5l.99

The Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on the American government to halt all aid to Israel if the building of “settlements” continues in Judea and Samaria. It also demands that Israel “end its occupation” and recognize a Palestinian state. The resolution, which passed at an extremely wide margin of 751-162 at a triannual assembly in …

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Palestine rejects Israeli call for curriculum change in return for aid

Palestine rejects Israeli call for curriculum change in return for aid

The Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Ministry has promised over 20 million Israeli shekels (5.2 million dollars) in aid for schools that adopt the Israeli syllabus. Most schools in East al-Quds teach the Palestinian curriculum, with graduates taking the Palestinian Authority’s matriculation exam. There are a total of 180 government and private schools in the region which receive the Israeli Education …

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Israeli jets launch new raids on Gaza Strip

Israeli jets launch new raids on Gaza Strip

Israeli fighter jets have launched airstrikes on an area in the central Gaza Strip while another Palestinian is shot to death by Israeli troops. The early Monday attacks, which hit two sites belonging to the armed wing of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, were carried out after rockets were allegedly fired from the enclave towards an uninhabited area in southern Israel.

There has been no word on the possible casualties and damage inflicted by those strikes.

Meanwhile, Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian youth during clashes in the West Bank city of Tulkarem.

According to doctors and police sources, Huzeifa Othman Suleiman, 18, succumbed to his wounds after being transported to a local hospital.

Suleiman is at least the third Palestinian killed by Israeli troops since Saturday, amid simmering tensions between Israel and the Palestinians in the area.  

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