Category: Israeli

Madden as UK college research finally ends up with Israeli hands company 0

Madden as UK college research finally ends up with Israeli hands company

Activists have voiced anger after state-of-the-art graphene technology developed by a UK university was supplied to an Israeli arms manufacturer. In October last year, engineering firm Versarien announced a collaboration agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to test a graphene-based material called Nanene in its aerospace composite materials. Nanene was developed by researchers at the…

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2d journalist covering Gaza rally killed by Israeli forces

Ahmad Abu Hussein, a Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces while covering a mass demonstration along the Gaza border earlier this month, has died of his wounds, according to Palestinian officials. The 24-year-old, who was shot in the abdomen during a protest near Jebaliya on April 13, is the second Palestinian journalist to have been killed by…

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Khansaa Gaza: Mother mourns sons killed by Israeli forces

Four framed pictures of four men hang on the wall in the middle of Nawal Abu Hajeela’s living room in the Shujayea neighbourhood in the Gaza Strip. Three are marked with the words “the heroic martyr” before their names. “Those are my sons who were killed,” Nawal, also known as Umm Iyad, told Al Jazeera.…

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Palestine calls for UN probe into Israeli killings in Gaza

Palestine’s ambassador to the United Nations has called on the UN Security Council to form an independent commission tasked with looking into Israel’s “crimes” including the killing and wounding of Palestinian protestors in the besieged Gaza Strip. Riyad Mansour said on Friday evening that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is set to submit a list of complaints in…

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Durham first US city to ban police training with Israeli militia

A coalition of community organisations in the city of Durham in the US state of North Carolina has successfully lobbied the city council to ban training and exchanges between Durham’s police department and the Israeli military. Durham’s city council unanimously voted to adopt the measure on April 16, prohibiting an exchange with the Israeli military,…

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Madden erupts over video of Palestinian shot by Israeli sniper

Palestinian officials and human rights activists have sharply criticised Israeli support for the actions of Israeli snipers filmed celebrating after shooting a Palestinian standing inside the Gaza Strip. In the video clip, which was first posted on Monday and has been widely shared on social media, the soldiers are heard discussing opening fire on what appeared to…

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Palestinian journalist dies after being shot by Israeli forces

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds.  Yasser Murtaja, a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, was shot in the stomach in Khuza’a, southern Gaza Strip on Friday, according to the Palestinian health ministry. Murtaja, 30, was hit despite wearing a…

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Video reveals Palestinian shot ineffective with motivate to Israeli snipers

Several videos circulating on social media purport to show Palestinian protesters being shot in the back or while praying by Israeli snipers. In one of the videos, a demonstrator – identified by relatives as 19-year-old Abdelfattah Abdelnabi – is shot in the back while running away from the border separating the Gaza Strip and Israel. The footage shows Abdelnabi…

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Palestinian farmer killed by Israeli strike in Gaza

A Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire near Khan Yunis in Gaza, the Palestinian health ministry said. According to eyewitnesses, the victim, identified by the ministry as 31-year-old Omar Samour, was on his land near the border when the incident occurred on Friday, AFP news agency reported.  There was no immediate confirmation…