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Palestinian child suspected of hurling firebombs shot and killed near Ramallah

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on September 1, 2009

The child, Mohammad Riyadh Nayef, 15, from Al Jalazoun refugee camp, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, was seriously wounded after the army claimed that he and other youths hurled stones at military jeeps.

The army also fired rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, at several residents and medics who rushed to evacuate the wounded; two medics were wounded and were moved to Sheikh Zayed hospital in Ramallah.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/61536

Israel Defense Forces troops early Tuesday shot and killed a Palestinian youth suspected of hurling firebombs near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Channel 10 reported. 

The youth was shot during clashes with troops, who were searching the area for Palestinians who had earlier thrown Molotov cocktails at the fence bordering the settlement of Beit El.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1111609.html

A teenage terrorist, son of a senior member of the Al Aqsa Brigades terrorist branch of the Fatah party, was killed and two others were wounded in an attack near Beit El in Samaria late Monday night. No Israelis were wounded.

Border Police spotted the trio approaching the David neighborhood in Beit El, located north of Jerusalem, with firebombs. The policemen opened fire, killing the young terrorist and wounding the other two, who escaped.

For full article, visit http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/133205

 

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Belgian campaign targets bank financing Israeli settlements

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 3, 2009
A demonstrator in Brussels takes out his anger at Dexia's funding of settlement activity in the occupied West Bank

A demonstrator in Brussels takes out his anger at Dexia's funding of settlement activity in the occupied West Bank

In a remarkably short period of time, activists in Belgium have built a strong basis for the campaign “Israel colonizes — Dexia funds,” asking the bank to divest from its subsidiary Dexia Israel because of its financing of the expansion of illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The Israeli settlements violate Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, prohibiting the Occupying Power to deport or transfer parts of its civilian population into the territory it occupies, as well as Article 53 prohibiting the destruction of property on occupied territory. The Dexia campaign is flourishing in Belgium and may potentially spread to other countries where Dexia subsidiaries are based.

For full article, visit http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10434.shtml