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Sat, 6 Oct 2012
start of Voyage of Swedish tall ship, Estelle, from Naples to Gaza
Israeli air force shoots down drone over Negev
start of Russell Tribunal on Palestine: New York session
General chronic harassment: Israeli military brutally suppress several non-violent demonstrations causing dozens of injuries and some fatalities; soldiers block off villages south of Hebron; settlers disrupt harvest and destroy dozens of olive trees
Fri, 5 Oct 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military harass and kidnap at least 7 Palestinians; invade Tulkarm harassing residents and impeding traffic; soldiers throw tear gas into the Al Aqsa mosque. Settlers with military escort brutalize farmers
Young American Jew murders Palestinian citizen of Israel at Eilat hotel
Thu, 4 Oct 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military invade several villages, ransack houses, take over house, harass and kidnap at least 8 Palestinians. Settlers with military escort invade Nablus and "Joseph's Tomb"
Wed, 3 Oct 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military invade, raid several villages in the West Bank, ransack property, take over houses, and block access; conduct military exercises in villages; Ibrahimi mosque closed. Settlers enter the Al Aqsa mosque
Tue, 2 Oct 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military invades, ransacks and takes over several houses; kidnaps at least 8 Palestinians; settlers with military support storm the Al Aqsa mosque; Ibrahimi mosque blocked; soldiers block off several villages
Mon, 1 Oct 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military harass and kidnap at least 6 Palestinians including a child; soldiers block off several villages and close the Ibrahim mosque
Sun, 30 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military support settler violence against Palestinian demonstrators; soldiers kidnap at least 5 Palestinians; settlers steal yet more land.
Sat, 29 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: In Gaza, Israeli military kill fisherman and wound several others; soldiers brutally suppress non-violent demonstrations across the West Bank; 5 Palestinians kidnapped. Settlers injure 2 Palestinians and damage olive trees
Fri, 28 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military blocks off Zabuba; harasses and kidnaps at least 8 Palestinians (inc. 13-year-old); in Gaza, military bomb houses, menace fishermen wounding one. Settlers destroy 60 olive trees
Secret meeting between Israeli prime minister and UAE foreign minister in New York
Thu, 27 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military suppresses demonstration against the blockade of refugee camp; soldiers kidnap at least 8 Palestinians, most teenagers, and two farmers. Settlers attack farmers and pump waste water onto Palestinian land
Israeli prime minister uses bomb cartoon in anti-Iran speech at United Nations
Wed, 26 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military severely beat one, and kidnap six Palestinians; soldiers invade shops in Al Khalil and ransack contents; settlers with military support severely injure three farmers. Military block off several villages.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military invade several villages, and kidnap at least 14 Palestinians including journalists. Settlers destroy agricultural land.
late Sep 2012
Quakers divest from Hewlett-Packard and Veolia Environment
Mon, 24 Sep 2012
General chronic harassment: Israeli military invade the Juhur area in Gaza, indiscriminate fire and destruction of fishing boats; soldiers build wall obstructing access to Ibrahimi mosque; soldiers invade and ransack houses; kidnap at least 6 Palestinians

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Is Amnesty International abandoning human rights?


Article/book #: 170463
Title: Is Amnesty International abandoning human rights?
By: Bev Cotton  
Published in: Clonakilty Human Rights Group (blog)
Date of issue: September 2012
Topic(s) addressed: People/entities mentioned in this item:
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