Tag Archive for anti-Israel Protesters

The UN Human Rights Council, ‘Israel ignores int’l law again & again’

After the deaths of 58 Gazans killed, the UN Human Rights Council spokesman says the threat posed by Palestinians in Hamas’ organized protests is not sufficient grounds for use of live fire by the IDF.
– Turkish PM calls on Islamic countries to review their relations with Israel.
– Retired Israeli official: ‘Erdoğan and South Africa’s gov’t are the biggest friends Hamas has.’

By Ynet writers, news agencies

 

The United Nations Human Rights Council denounced Tuesday Israel’s actions during protests along the Gaza border the previous day, which left 60 Palestinian protesters dead and more than 2,000 wounded.

A statement on its official Twitter account said, “The rules on the use of force under international law have been repeated many times but appear to be ignored again and again. Continue Reading »

Hamas publicizes price scale for those killed/injured during ‘peaceful’ protests

Families of potentially killed/injured militant instigators in Friday’s upcoming protests in which Hamas has rioters burning thousands of car tires, are to be given $3,000 according to the price-list published by the draconian ruling group.
– Warnings of impending environmental disaster and the Gazans harmed from the poisonous emissions, have undeterred Hamas from the  scheduled burning of thousands of tires.

By Elior Levy

 

The Hamas terror group announced Thursday that it would pay families of Palestinians who are killed or wounded during the upcoming Gaza border protests, with the next one set to take place on Friday.

The money would be given, it said, “as compensation within the framework of the social and national responsibility of the organization.”

Palestinians burning tires – Photo: Reuters

Bereaved families will receive $3,000, while family members of protesters seriously wounded will receive $500. Continue Reading »

IDF kill 16 Gazans – Palestinian autocrat Abbas: Israel to blame for deaths

IDF responds to attacks with snipers, tanks killing 16 Palestinians on Friday, for which PA autocrat blamed Israel “for the deaths of the martyrs in Gaza,” declares a day of mourning.

By Elad Benari, Canada

 

Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Friday evening blamed Israel for the deaths of Gazans who took part in the large-scale “March of the Return” towards the border with Israel.

“I express my pride in the sacrifice of the Palestinian people today. I place the responsibility  today on Israel,” Abbas declared in a televised address.

Hamas calls on Gazans to protest on Israel’s border – PLO/Twitter

“The occupation army attacked non-violent demonstrators who went out to mark Land Day and to emphasize that they adhere to their right to self-determination. Continue Reading »

Hordes of Gazans flock to Israel’s border fence demanding ‘Right of Return’

Although a Hamas organizer of the demonstration emphasized it will be “peaceful & nonviolent,” Israel considers the border area a ‘closed military zone’, so an IDF commander said live fire will be used, if the protesters threaten Israeli lives.

BY ADAM RASGON

 

Masses of Palestinians are expected to come to the Gaza border on Friday and move into tents there for a planned six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.

The beginning of the protest on Friday is scheduled to coincide with Land Day, which Palestinians annually commemorate the six Arab-Israelis who Israeli security forces killed during demonstrations in 1976 over government land confiscations in northern Israel. Continue Reading »

Palestinian shot dead throwing Molotov Cocktail at IDF during protests

Although IDF soldiers are now allowed to neutralize terrorists throwing fire-bombs (Molotov cocktails) with live fire, an IDF spokesperson said the two incidents, on Friday & Saturday that  left 2 protestors shot dead, will have the IDF investigating the shootings.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS

 

RAMALLAH – On Saturday, Amir Shehada, 19, died in a clash with security forces near the Yitzhar settlement, south of Nablus, the PA Health Ministry said.

Shehada was shot in the chest, according to ministry.

Palestinian demonstrators photographed in Hebron on March 9, 2018, hurling molotov cocktails at IDF soldiers during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision.

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Watch: Palestinian demonstrators hurl eggs at US delegation visiting West Bank

Angry Palestinian protestors confront a visiting American delegation in Ramallah, chanting “US is the problem – not the solution,” as they hurl eggs at the NYC Council members.

By David Rosenberg

 

Arab demonstrators hurled eggs at an American delegation, including members of the New York City Council, as the delegation visited Ramallah on Thursday, as part of a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Palestinian counter-terrorism police form protective corridor to shield visiting Americans from violent locals throwing eggs. – Screenshot: YouTube Arab media

Members of the American delegation were visiting a Palestinian Authority polling firm Thursday, AFP reported, when anti-US protesters gathered outside. Continue Reading »

Hamas closes Gaza Hospital amid US fund cuts – PA official rejects excuse

Claiming it has run out of diesel fuel required for electricity producing generators, Hamas orders a hospital in northern Gaza to end operations.
– Abbas’ Palestinian Authority rejects Hamas’ claims, drawing attention to the funds recently transferred to Gaza specifically for the purchase of more diesel to keep the generators going.
– In the meantime, UNRWA organizes a march for its workers and Gaza residents to protest against the United States’ decision to withhold some funding until Palestinian leadership agrees to engage in Peace Talks.

By Elior Levy and Reuters

 

The Hamas terror group has begun ratcheting up pressure on the Palestinian Authority and the international community to resolve the deepening humanitarian crisis taking shape in Gaza, after the former ordered the Health Ministry Monday to halt activities in a hospital located in the north of the strip and to transfer all patients to other hospitals in the area. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Humboldt University in Berlin files criminal charges against rowdy BDS activists

WATCH: Unwelcomed anti-Israel protestors disrupted speeches held at Humboldt University in Berlin, keynoted by Israeli MK Lavie and a Holocaust survivor.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

Humboldt University in the German capital lodged a criminal complaint against activists who disrupted a talk by MK Aliza Lavie and an Israeli survivor of the Holocaust in June, a spokesman for the university told The Jerusalem Post on Friday.

“Humboldt University in Berlin filed a written criminal complaint on June 27, 2017, in connection with the Internet complaint filed [via the police website] by the DIG [German-Israel Friendship Society] Berlin on June 26, 2017,” university spokesman Hans-Christoph Keller said. Continue Reading »

Jordan’s King Abdullah calls Abbas, who joined Hamas in calls for anti-Israel protests

 

REPORT: King Abdullah of Jordan urged Abbas in a phone conversation Wednesday, to seek calm amid Israel’s reversal on the Temple Mount, and to stop calling for West Bank anti-Israel demonstrations along with Hamas.

By i24NEWS

 

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for mass protests on Friday, ordering leaders of Fatah’s militia to organize public demonstrations in response to conflict over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the Times of Israel reported.

Not long after Abbas’ call, Jordan’s King Abdullah spoke on the phone to Abbas and urged him to calm tensions on the Mount, known to Muslims as Haram Al-Sharif, various Hebrew media outlets reported. Continue Reading »

Turkey and Jordan hosts anti-Israel protests over Temple Mount

Protesters take to the streets en masse as Jordanian & Turkish leaders do nothing to calm the public over Israel’s placement of metal-detectors to holy site’s entrance, after smuggled weapons onto the Temple Mount were used in killing 2 police officers.

By Elior Levy and Roi Kais

 

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held Friday in Jordan and Turkey.

In Amman, Jordan, thousands gathered and shouted epithets against Israel.

Friday’s anti-Israel protest in Amman, Jordan – Ynet

According to reports, the crowd shouted, among other things, “How beautiful it is to kill soldiers from Jerusalem,” with some waving a model of a cardboard missile with the words “Al-Aqsa – Red Line.”

Another demonstration was held in Istanbul, where Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim condemned the use of metal detectors at the entrance gates to the Temple Mount.

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Fatah calls for ‘day of rage’ in protest to Temple Mount’s new security measures

Completely ignoring the Saudis utilize the same security measures at their holy sites, Palestinian worshippers are enraged over the newly installed magnometers at the entrances to the Temple Mount following Friday’s deadly terror attack.

By Elior Levy

 

After the series of confrontations between Muslims and Israeli security forces over the new security measures introduced at the entrances to the Temple Mount, the Fatah movement announced on Tuesday that a day of rage  in east Jerusalem and the West Bank that will take place on Wednesday.

In addition, Tanzim—the militant faction of Fatah—decided that Friday prayers would be held in squares in the main Palestinian cities and sermons would be dedicated to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and against Israel’s increased security measures. Continue Reading »

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke gives Palestinians ‘the finger’ for disrupting concert

#BDSfail: Pro-Palestinian demonstrators wave flags & protest signs during a music festival in Scotland, angering guitarist/singer Thom Yorke, who responded with his middle finger at protesters trying to bully and intimidate the group into cancelling their concert in Israel later this month. 

By Ami Friedman

 

Pro-Palestinian activists waved flags and banners protesting Radiohead’s arrival in Israel on July 19th and called for a cultural boycott of the Jewish state during a performance at the Transmight Festival in Glasgow, Scotland.

Activists from Glasgow Palestine Action, Glasgow Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and Radiohead Fans for Palestine demonstrated outside the festival prior to the band’s performance. Continue Reading »

Wisconsin students pass BDS resolution blaming Israel for violence against African-Americans

 

During the debate over a divestment resolution, University of Wisconsin anti-Israel activists called the Jewish community “oppressors”, saying Jewish students oppose divestment against Israel because it threatens their “white privilege.”

By JTA

 

The student government of the University of Wisconsin-Madison unanimously passed on Wednesday a divestment resolution targeting companies operating in many countries that included an amendment specifically about Israel.

An amendment added to the one-page resolution, which Jewish students said brought the resolution more in line with the proposal that failed a month ago, blames Israel for police violence against African-Americans, citing an exchange program in which senior American police officers travel to Israel to learn about counterterrorism, the pro-Israel organization StandWithUS said in a statement. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Events scheduled for both Frankfurt and Bonn, cancelled

 

The Jewish communities and Wiesenthal Center welcomed the decisions of cancelling the separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conferences that were set to take place in Frankfurt and also in Bonn.

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After a wave of objections to a boycott-Israel event scheduled for next week in Bonn, Germany, the Jewish community there on Monday announced its delight with cancellation of the gathering and a widely criticized antisemitic talk that was to be given at it.

A separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference set to take place in June in Frankfurt was also canceled.

“The Jewish community is pleased that the event was canceled,” a spokeswoman for the Bonn Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post. Continue Reading »

Arab firestorm erupts on Twitter after Tzipi Livni posted photo with Saudi Prince

 

After talking peace at the World Economic Forum in Davos, former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni posted a friendly photo on Twitter that causes an explosion of hatred from Arab social media users & Arab commentators.

By Yossi Aloni

 

All those Arabs who claim to want peace were in an uproar this week after Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal acted peacefully toward former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.

The two were in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. They participated in a panel, along with Jordan’s foreign minister, regarding the future of the Middle East.

Following the panel, al-Faisal posed for a picture with Livni, which the Israeli then posted to Twitter. Continue Reading »