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Sat, 6 Oct 2012
start of Russell Tribunal on Palestine: New York session
Israeli air force shoots down drone over Negev
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
start of Voyage of Swedish tall ship, Estelle, from Naples to Gaza
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
Sep 2012
end of anti-Japanese demonstrations in China
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
Secret meeting between Israeli prime minister and UAE foreign minister in New York
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
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.
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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