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Eight transnational corporations (TNC), including the Israeli national wate rcompany Mekoort, have gone on trial on Monday in Geneva for the human rights violations they have committed around the world.

Stop the Wall Campaign strongly condemns the massive military onslaught by Israeli Occupation Forces. Over the past two weeks, more than 500 Palestinians have been arrested; six have been shot dead by Israeli forces; air strikes have bombarded Gaza; our homes, cities and refugee camps have been invaded every night; and our freedom of movement has been taken hostage by a lockdown of the entire West Bank imposed through checkpoints and the deployment of surveillance drones overhead.

The occupied Palestinian territories witness  a continuous violations by the occupation and its settlers, without any regard for international laws or human rights, continues attempts to implement its colonial plan of ethnic cleansing, seizure of land, and building and expanding settlements.

 

The occupied Palestinian territories witness  a continuous violations by the occupation and its settlers, without any regard for international laws or human rights, continues attempts to implement its colonial plan of ethnic cleansing, seizure of land, and building and expanding settlements.

 

video 1: Popular Resistance activists destroy parts of apartheid wall on the 10 anniversary of  the decision of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of Israel's construction of the Wall in occupied Palestinian territory (July 9 2004)

8 \ 6 \ 2014, a Palestinian activist in Jerusalem said that the Israeli occupation authorities continued to work day and night on the Judaization of occupied East Jerusalem since it was occupied 47 years ago, and did not stop even in the period of negotiations, which witnessed a halt on settlement construction. 
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02/06/2014 the settlers of "Ave Jal" settlement that was built on the lands of Yatta south of Hebron, started constructing new housing units to expand the settlement.

2 \ 6 \ 2014 the people of "khilet Nahleh" in Bethlehem succeeded to set up another tent in the region, as the people of the village and Popular Resistance activists did set up a tent on the territory of the village before.

(01/06/2014) Israeli authorities have frequently denied entry to those travelling to the Occupied Palestinian Territories, issuing a ban that prevents them from entering Israel for ten years.  On the 30th of May 2014, Rachelle Friesen, a long standing supporter of Palestinian rights, was denied entry at Ben Gurion Airport. After being detained for 13 hours she was then taken to a holding facility where she was locked in a room overnight before being flown back to Spain.

(28/05/14) Today, protesters gathered in front of the United Nations office in Ramallah in response to the latest wave of home demolitions that have displaced the Palestinian Bedouin community in Abu al Jaj. The demonstration aimed at breaking the silence of the United Nations and the international community as a whole as the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Jordan Valley continues.

22 \ 5 \ 2014, 'Avi Gal' and 'Mitzpe Yair' settlements‘ settlers burned wheat and barley farms, that belong to the citizen Khaled Moussa al-Najjar, in Aqoyues area east of Yatta, south of Hebron in the West Bank.

 In Salfit, occupation forces bulldozed farm lands in Thahr Sobh area south of Kafr El Deik town in Salfit district.

 

Palestinian civil society has today welcomed reports that the EU will no longer allow poultry and eggs from illegal Israeli settlements to enter the EU, in what amounts to the first EU ban on any Israeli products.

The EU has informed Israel that it cannot accept the Israeli Agriculture Ministry’s authority to certify products in Israeli settlements, which are illegally built in the occupied Palestinian territory, and therefore cannot import poultry and eggs from settlements.

Today, 21 May 2014, the houses and animal barracks of 13 families (including 71 people) were demolished in Abu Al Jaj Refugee Camp which is located in the middle of the Jordan Valley “Area C” (Under complete control of Israel. The IOF arrived to the camp in the early morning closing all the roads leading to the area, cutting the electricity cables, and destroying their columns.

 

 

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