Palestinian Memory Bank
29 July
In Nablus, thousands of Palestinians fill the streets, and shops, banks and offices open for the second day of the largest demonstration yet against the Israeli curfew confining residents to their homes. Nablus governor Mohammed Aloul calls on residents of other towns to ignore the now 40-day curfew and restore normal life.
Violent confrontations between Muslim worshipers with Israeli police and extremist Jewish settlers who tried to lay the foundation stone for the alleged temple at the Aqsa Mosque, 20 Palestinians and 16 Israeli policemen were wounded.
The PLC Commission of Inquiry on Government Performance issues its report recommending the dismissal of the entire PNA cabinet on suspicion of corruption and the formation of a new government consisting of technocrats and qualified professionals.
Jordanian Minister Daoud Khalaf says Israel steals close to 59 billion cubic feet of water a year from Arab sources.
Israeli commandos kidnap Sheikh Abdel Karim Obeid from south Lebanon. Obeid, 36, is a central figure in the Shi'ite movement in Lebanon.
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IOA extends detention of university lecturer
IOA extends detention of university lecturer
[ 23/06/2013 - 10:40 AM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights denounced the Israeli occupation authority’s step of extending the remand of university lecturer Zainuddin Shabana.

Fuad Al-Khuffash, the center’s director, said in a statement on Sunday that the IOA extended the detention of Shabana, 44, for five months for the second time.

He said that Shabana, a liberated prisoner from Al-Khalil  who works at Al-Khalil Polytechnic, was detained since 3/2/2013 university.

Shabana, a professor of Hebrew language, served 11 years in Israeli occupation jails, Khuffash said. He charged the IOA with targeting university lecturers, noting that four of them are still held in administrative detention, without trial or charge, in Israeli jails.

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