JCB Faces Government Probe Over Machinery Used To Demolish Palestinian Homes

JCB faces government probe over machinery used to demolish Palestinian homes

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 12 Hits

Manufacturing giant JCB is to be investigated by the British government following claims that machinery built by the company is used by the Israel Defence Forces to demolish Palestinian homes and build illegal colonialsettlements on occupied Palestinian land The news comes after Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights LPHR lodged a complaint last year with Britains National Contact Point NCP for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises situated in the Department of International Trade The lawyers involved claim that JCB contributes an >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

no imageStudents hold online conference to support Palestinian rights, including right of return
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 4 | US

The Association of Student Activism for Palestine held an online conference on Saturday under the banner of 8220Justice for Palestine8221 The intention said the president of the association Yahya AbuSeido was to raise awareness about the Palestinian cause and promote campus and student activism at British universities AbuSeido urged students to unite in working for Palestine regardless...

no imageThai police order media probes over protest coverage
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:00 | Hits : 12 | US

A group of Thai activists link arms to protect a demonstration and to guide protesters at Asok intersection in Bangkok Thailand October 18 2020 Reuters picBANGKOK Oct 19 Thai police said today they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets under emergency measures imposed last week to try to stop three months of protests against the government and monarchyThe announcement prompted...

no imageYemen rebels say ready to swap all prisoners with government
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Yemens Houthi rebels said Sunday they are ready to exchange all prisoners with the Yemeni government one day after a major prisoner swap between the two warring rivalsAnadolu Agency report 8220We are ready to exchange all prisoners including former Defense Minister Mahmoud alSubaihi8221 rebel leader Mohamed Ali alHouthi said on Twitter AlSubaihi was captured by the rebel group in ...

no imageWest Bank: Israeli forces wound 3 Palestinian farmers
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 10 | US

Israeli soldiers on Friday injured three Palestinian farmers demonstrating for access to their olive gardens in the occupied West BankAnadolu Agencyreports Clashes erupted between Israeli soldiers andPalestinian activists and farmersin the town of Burka in the eastern Ramallah province The soldiers used tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse the group Three farmers were injured while ma...

no imageIsrael seems to be collaborating already with its Gulf allies to silence the Palestinians
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Israel has banned Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf from entering the occupied Palestinian territories namely the West Bank where the Palestinian Authority is based in Ramallah Assaf won the Arab Idol singing contest in 2013 According to Knesset Member Avi Dichter of the Likud Party he is a former Minister of Internal Security and director of Shin Bet the Israeli government decided to rev...

no imageIsrael to confiscate 3,000 acres of Palestinian land in occupied Jordan Valley
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 10 | US

The Israeli occupation authorities are planning to confiscate almost 3000 acres of Palestinian land in the northern Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank in order to expand illegal Jewish settlements Wafa news agency has reported The Jordan Valley makes up about one third of the total area of the West Bank According to a spokesman for the Palestinian Authority8217s Apartheid Wall a...

no imageIsrael to seal Palestinians bedroom with concrete
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 10 | US

Israeli security forces are planning to seal the bedroom of a Palestinian man who is suspected of killing a solider after a court refused permission to demolish the family home local media outlets have reported The bizarre plan comes after a second attempt by the security forces to get permission to demolish Nazmi Abu Bakrs family home was denied by the Israeli High Court of Justice The court...

no imageHas Fatah betrayed the Palestinian revolution?
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 13 | US

When it was launched on 1 January 1965 the Palestine National Liberation Movement Fatah declared that it intended to fight the Israeli occupation until the liberation of the last piece of Palestines soil According to a study by Dr Mohsen Saleh most of the movements founders were members of the Muslim Brotherhood but they decided to identify Fatah as a secular movement in order to avoid the...

no imageDozens reported killed in clashes between Somali government, fighters
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:01 | Hits : 9 | US

A Somali soldier patrols a street near a bridge in Afgoye Somalia October 19 2016 Reuters picMOGADISHU Oct 16 Dozens of soldiers and insurgents were killed in two days of fighting between Somali government forces and alShabaab militants northwest of the capital Mogadishu a witness told Reuters todaySomalias state news agency Sonna said the military had killed about 50 fighters from th...

no imageMexico's ex-defence minister detained in US, says government
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:01 | Hits : 11 | US

ThenMexican Defence Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos reads out a public apology before 26000 soldiers assembled at a military base in Mexico City April 16 2016 AFP picMEXICO CITY Oct 16 Mexicos Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Twitter late yesterday that General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda exdefence minister for former president Enrique Pena Nieto has been detained at Los Angeles a...

Senarai Hotel Wajib Dikunjungi Cuti Sekolah
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:01 | Hits : 262 | US

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