DAILY MEDIA BRIEF (September 13, 2017)

Palestinian News via Jerusalem Media & Communication Center (JMCC) NEW DIPLOMATIC SETBACK FOR ISRAEL: INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS ON COMPANIES WORKING IN THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES The Israeli foreign ministry received what it called a ‘blacklist” from the UN Human Rights Council listing the names of American and Israeli companies working in the occupied Palestinian territories, which is […]

Article by: Marwan Barghouti (The New York Times)

Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike. […]

Dr. Saeb Erekat Calls Upon the International Community to Hold Israel Accountable for its Systematic Violation of Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Rights

Dr. Saeb Erekat, the Secretary-General of the PLO Executive Committee, today saluted the Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli jails for their acts of heroism and steadfastness in resisting Israel’s oppressive practices. Dr. Erekat said: “We call upon Palestinians everywhere to support the national movement of the Palestinian prisoners in their hunger strike against the Israeli illegal […]

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