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Palestinian Memory Bank
18 April
2002
After touring Jenin Refugee Camp, UN envoy Terje Roed-Larsen calls the scene "horrifying beyond belief," saying it is a "blot that will forever live on the history of the state of Israel" and demands “immediate access” by international hu¬manitarian agencies. The Israeli govt.'s decides to consider Larsen a persona non grata due to his report of events in Jenin.
2002
In Nablus, the bodies of over 70 Palestinians, incl. children and women, killed during the Israeli incursion, are buried in a mass grave during a lift of the curfew.
2001
A resolution adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights calls for the cessation of settlement expansion. A second resolution calls for Israel to stop imposing its laws and jurisdiction over Syrian citizens in the Golan Heights.
1996
The first Qana massacre in which IOF shelled a Fijian UNIFIL compound, where Lebanese civilians took refuge, killing 106 and wounding 116 others.
1984
Arab countries hold a conference at Fez in Morocco to discuss the Israeli Knesset's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
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Intifada Coalition prepare a demonstration to break the six-mile fishing barrier
Intifada Coalition prepare a demonstration to break the six-mile fishing barrier
[ 01/10/2013 - 07:00 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Intifada Youth Coalition said it is getting ready to break the barrier of the six nautical miles imposed by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Gaza fishermen.

The coalition said in a statement on Tuesday it is consulting with several parties to organize a demonstration to break the naval blockade on the Gaza Strip, and break the barrier of the six nautical miles imposed by the occupation forces on fishermen, pointing out that the IOF announced deploying highly developed battleships off the coast of Gaza.

It called on the Palestinian people to rally next Friday after prayers and to confront the Israeli soldiers and settlers at all points of contact.

The coalition stressed that next Wednesday at 2:00 pm it will organize a sit-in in front of the UN headquarters in Gaza City; to demand the United Nations to shoulder its responsibilities regarding the Palestinian cause and to stop the occupation aggression against the people.

Meanwhile, Dr. Khalil al-Hayya member of the political bureau of Hamas movement said that his movement will lead a broad campaign to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip at home and abroad.

He said during a political meeting, held on Monday by the Interior Ministry in Gaza in the presence of 900 officers in the Gaza Strip, that "the extensive campaign to lift the siege will include demonstrations, events, diplomatic efforts and rallies at home and abroad."

Hayya also pointed out that the campaign to lift the siege on Gaza launched by the Palestinian government will include all means and possibilities, stressing that the blockade will not last long.

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