Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen,
Ich sende Euch die Informationen und die Einladung der ,,National Arab American Medical Association” (NAAMA) für die 27. International Medical Convention Konferenz in Wien, die in der Zeit zwischen 29. Juni und 4. Juli 2013 stattfindet.
Die ,,Österreichisch-Arabische Ärzte und Apothekervereinigung” und ARABMED in Europa werden an dieser Konferenz teilnehmen. Kollegen, die daran teilnehmen möchten, wenden sich bitte an das Organisationskomitee oder besuchen die Website der NAAMA.
Ich freue mich euch mitteilen zu dürfen, dass die Kosten für die Teilnahme an diesem Kongress für die Ärzte,Zahnärzte und Apotheker aus Österreich nur 100$ (US Dollar) betragen, welche zur Teilnahme an wissenschaftlichen Sitzungen, Kaffeepausen, Kongresstaschen , und Teilnahmezertifikaten berechtigen. Die Teilnahme wird von der Ärztekammer mit 16 Fortbildungspunkten anerkannt. Alle Kollegen die teilnehmen möchten, bitte ich höflich, mich telefonisch oder elektronisch zu kontaktieren.
Tel. 00963 664 35 70 912
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سفيرة فلسطين في بروكسل تحث أعضاء في البرلمان الأوروبي على مقاطعة فعاليات النكبة
مؤتمر فلسطينيي أوروبا ينهي أعماله بنجاح رغم الجهود المبذولة من أجل إفشاله
غابت سفيرة فلسطين… وحضرت أجيال العودة
Leila Shahid in 1997 during a tour in Hebron
PA President Mahmoud Abbas and his Ambassador to Brussels, Leila Shahid, conspired against the interests of all Palestinians, at home and in diaspora, by engaging in activism against the 11th Conference of Palestinians in Europe, the biggest Palestinian gathering in the diaspora which is held yearly in EU cities and which is organized by the General Secretariat of the Conference of Palestinians in Europe and the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC). The 11th such conference which took place this year was held last Saturday 18th May 2013 in Brussels, Belgium.
Over 10 thousand Palestinian refugees living in the EU and elsewhere gathered to confirm their strong bond to Palestine as their first homeland, to confirm their right of return and to demand that the international community end the Israeli occupation, which has lasted over 65 years since the Nakba or Catastrophe in 1948. The conference raised issues related to the release of Palestinian prisoners from the Israeli jails, the Palestinian people and their quest of liberation, borders, statehood as well as other related issues.
Leila Shahid, Abbas and other PA officials tried in all ways possible to block the way of the organizers of the conference. They conspired, incited and contacted European bodies and did everything possible and impossible for this purpose.
During the conference, Professor Salman Abu Sitta, who spoke on behalf of Palestinian refugees and made reference to the right of return of Palestinians, accused President Abbas and his minions of hindering the conference and creating obstacles for the gathering of the refugees.
→ Continue reading: Palestinian Ambassador Demands EU Boycott Nakba Activities
ملاحظة: نص الرسالة في اللغة العربية منشور أدنى الرسالة في اللغة الأنجليزية
Mr. The General Secretary of the United Nations Organization – United Nations Organization – New York
In the name of our Palestinian People , living in the poor miserable refugees camps, and in the occupied territories , where the Israeli forces continue to confiscate its lands to build the racist Zionist settlements , and to force upon our People the policies of the ethnic cleansing ,the siege, and the Judaization of its Holey places, we still remember in this 65th anniversary of our Nakba all the crimes the Zionists perpetuated against us.
It is the most cruel, savage crime that has ever been done against a peaceful people in the history when it was expelled by terror and force out of its homeland.
Our people have been waiting during those 65 years for the implementation of the UN resolutions: 194, 181, 242, and 338 by Israel, or by the United States, which supported the declaration of the Israeli state in order to make it an aggressive base in the Middle East.
The Nakba anniversary is still rooted deeply in our people’s memory and has been inherited by all generations until the implementation of the justice. Meanwhile our people will continue to struggle by all legitimate means, authorized by the international and religious laws in order to return back to its homeland in occupied Palestine.
Accordingly, we confirm here that our people, by its Muslims and Christians citizens have never given an authorization to any person, or organization to make concessions of its rights and to hold negotiations on any concession. Therefore, our people have already confirmed in several occasions, that it will not commit itself to any concession that the Arab League delegation declares.
The Arab League represents the rulers, but not the peoples of the Arab nation, and even the Palestine Authority is not authorized to make any concession of the Palestinian People legitimate Rights nor the PLO which was established in order to protect the targets of the Palestinian People before it gave them up.
→ Continue reading: Letter From Palestinians In the Diaspora To Ki-moon
في الذكرى 65 للنكبة: وفد إسلامي فلسطيني-أردني-سعودي و … يزور معسكر أوشفيتز في بولندا
During the 65th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (catastrophe), in which thousands of Palestinians were murdered and over 700 thousand were expelled from their homeland Palestine by the zionist terrorist gangs of Haganah, Palmach and Irgun, a delegation of Muslims from Palestine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Niger, the United States, Morocco, Turkey and Indonesia will travel to Poland to visit and cry at Auschwitz and the holocaust museum in Warsaw according to the Haaretz newspaper.
Quote from Haaretz
“Haaretz – WARSAW – Accepting an unusual invitation from the Polish government, prominent Muslim clergy, scholars and activists from around the world are heading to Poland to learn about the experience of the country’s Jewish population before the Second World War and under the Nazi occupation. They will be accompanied by a number of Jewish activists from the United States and three official representatives of the U.S. State Department in Washington.
The 21 visitors, who are covering some of the expense out of pocket, will arrive in Poland on May 24 and will spend four days in the country.
The itinerary includes the sites of the former ghettos in Warsaw and Krakow, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, Schindler’s factory immortalized in Steven Spielberg’s famous film, and a number of other sites connected to Jewish life during the Holocaust. They will also meet heads of the Polish Foreign Ministry, dine as guests of Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich and converse with Roman Catholic Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, formerly the personal secretary of Pope John Paul II, who famously called the Jews “our elder brothers.”
Among those planning to attend are Barakat Fawzi Hasan of Al Quds University in East Jerusalem, Mohammad Rayyan of the Shariah faculty at the University of Jordan in Amman, Imam Abdul Rahman Ebdah, Secretary General of Preaching and Guidance in Jordan and Majed A. Eshki of King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, along with scholars and clergy from Niger, the United States, Morocco, Turkey and Indonesia.
Palestinian return Centre – PRC – 65 years ago, April 9 1948, the peaceful Arab village, Deir Yassin, a village in the suburb of Jerusalem was brutally attacked by Jewish Para military groups killing hundreds of people.
The massacre was part of a systematic campaign that was designed to ethnically cleanse Palestinians from what was to be become Israel. 750,000 Palestinians, 90% of the Palestinian population in Israel fled as Jewish Para military groups began a campaign of threat, intimidation and indiscriminate killing.
Two hundred and fifty people were slaughtered. Bodies were mutilated and many hundred were butchered. Twenty five pregnant women were bayoneted in their abdomens while alive. A further fifty two children were maimed in front of their mothers. Their mothers were in turn massacred and their bodies mutilated. About sixty other women and girls were also killed and their bodies mutilated. Such are the historical facts and accounts told by survivors of the horrible crime that was perpetrated against the Arab village of Deir Yassin.
With Palestinians still living under a brutal occupation and enduring more ethnic cleansing, memories of the massacre continues to echo into our time. In memory of those were killed including hundreds of others as a consequence of Israel’s brutality. A film titled, “The Agony”. documented the horror and desperation Palestinian faced at the time. It recounts eye witness accounts of the events that unfolded during that tragic and fateful day.
→ Continue reading: Remembering Deir Yassin Massacre, Video
Defence for Children International Palestine - The boys live in fear with their attacker still on the loose.
Ramallah, 18 May 2013—Defence for Children International Palestine is deeply disturbed by the sexual abuse of two Palestinian children by an armed Israeli assailant dressed in a police uniform late April in the Jordan Valley.
The perpetrator, driving a white car with yellow Israeli license plates, approached the two boys, both 14, while they grazed their goats in a field, north of the West Bank city of Jericho, according to their sworn testimonies. With his firearm visible, they said, he ordered them to strip from the waist down and sexually assaulted them one at a time. The boys described the assailant as average height and build, black hair, in his 30s, with a mole on his left cheek. Their grandfather said the Palestinian Liaison Office submitted a complaint to the Israeli Police Internal Investigations Department.
“It’s been three weeks since these kids were sexually assaulted, and they live in fear with their attacker still on the loose,” said Ayed Abu Eqtaish, Accountability Program director at DCI-Palestine. “We urge Israeli authorities to carry out a swift investigation and apprehend the suspect before he attacks again.”
Israeli investigators met with the children and obtained their statements. The boys said they can identify their attacker in a lineup. They spotted him again a few days after he assaulted them in the same area, driving toward them with two other passengers. They immediately left their herd of goats unattended and hid until he drove away.
This is the first case DCI-Palestine has documented in which Palestinian children were sexually assaulted by an Israeli perpetrator in police uniform outside of arrest and interrogation. Since 2009, there have been at least 20 cases of children alleging sexual abuse and threats by Israeli interrogators.
→ Continue reading: Israeli Police Officer Rapes Two Palestinian Boys
DCI – Palestinian minors often suffer some form of physicial violence within the first 48 hours after arrest.
Read: Palestinian Children Face Forced Expulsion From Their Homes. Occupied Childhoods Video
Ramallah, 3 April 2013—Military Order 1711 came into effect Tuesday, reducing the maximum time a Palestinian child can be detained by Israeli authorities prior to appearing before a military court judge for the first time. The new order shortened the time from four days to 24 or 48 hours depending on a child’s age.
Children aged 12-13 must appear before a military court judge within 24 hours after their arrest, while the period is 48 hours for children aged 14-15. Military Order 1711 does not alter the period for children aged 16-17, which remains 96 hours, the same time period applied to adult detainees. In all instances, this time period can be extended for additional 24, 48 or 96 hours for interrogation purposes.
“While this is a positive change, the widespread mistreatment of Palestinian children overwhelmingly occurs within the first 48 hours after an arrest,” said Ayed Abu Eqtaish, Accountability Program director at DCI-Palestine. “These reduced time periods will have no practical impact on ending systematic ill-treatment.”
DCI-Palestine evidence shows that within the first 48 hours after arrest, Palestinian children often suffer some form of physical violence and are interrogated without being informed of their right to silence and without the presence of an attorney or family member, rights Israeli children enjoy. Additional action must be taken to address the widespread and systematic ill-treatment that occurs during the arrest, transfer and interrogation of Palestinian children by the Israeli military before they ever appear in a military court.
More favorable time limits exist under Israeli civilian law, which is applied to Israeli children living in illegal Israeli settlement in the West Bank. An Israeli child below the age of 14 must be brought before a civilian judge within 12 hours of arrest. This increases to 24 hours in the case of older Israeli children. Under international law, no state is entitled to discriminate between people it exercises penal jurisdiction over on the basis of their race or nationality.
→ Continue reading: New Israeli Military Order Ineffectual in Safeguarding Child Detainees
في ردنا على ما ورد من تشهير بحق الأخ المهندس ماهر زعيتر
تسابقت المؤسسات الوطنية الفلسطينية في العاصمة الألمانية “برلين” في إحياء فعاليات مرور 65 عاما على النكبة الفسطينية, التي دمرت فيها عصابات الهجاناة والبلماخ والأرغون الصهيونية, المئات من المدن الفلسطينية (531 قرية ومدينة) بعد ترحيل مئات الآلاف من سكانها الفلسطينيين قسرا منها, وإعدام آلاف آخرين (اكثر من 15 الف) في مجازر دموية (70 مجزرة) لم تشهدها عصور التاريخ, وذلك بهدف إقامة الكيان الصهيوني أو يسمى ب “الدولة” العبرية اليهودية إسرائيل
وتكاثفت جهود الأخوة الفلسطينيين والمؤسسات الوطنية في “برلين” بحيث لا تتضارب مواعيد إحيائهم للذكرى السوداء الأليمة عن نفوسهم, وذلك بهدف مشاركة أكبر قطاع شعبي فلسطيني فيها وإتاحة الفرصة أمام الجميع للمشاركة فيها
ورغم أنني تلقيت دعوة للمشاركة في فعاليات الأخوة الفلسطينيين في برلين, ولم يحالفني الحظ في تلبيتها لإرتباطي في مواعيد مسبقة في العاصمة النمساوية فينّا. إلا انني وباختصار شديد عشت الحدث والمناسبة البغيضة على نفسي تماما كما لو كنت بينهم وسط إحتفالاتهم الجماهيرية الحاشدة
لم يتوقف الأخوة عن مراسلتي, تواصلوا معي كعادتهم في مراسلاتهم اليومية, وصلني الحدث في حينه بشكل حي ومباشر تماما كما تصلني مجموع اخبارهم التي لا تنقطع في ذكرى النكبة وغيرها من المناسبات
والحق يقال بأن الأخوة في “برلين” هم شعلة من النشاط ومواكبة الحدث, وهم يتسابقون من أجل العمل من أجل فلسطين, يتسابقون بعمل خلاق وإبداعات جديدة تنعكس على كل ما يقومون به, فهم يواكبون الحدث ولا يتجاوزون أي مناسبة دون إيحياء الفعاليات الخاصة فيها, وذلك خلافا لما يجري لدينا في النمسا حيث تتجذر الخلافات يوما بعد يوم, ويتلاشى الإنتماء وحب الوطن أمام الفئوية الضيقة الحزبية والفصائلية
في “برلين” عرفت الأخوة الفلسطينيين من خلال مواقع عملهم ومؤسساتهم, ونشاطهم مشكورين, ورغم أنني لم التقيهم كأشخاص إلا أنني عرفتهم كناشطين مخلصين من أجل فلسطين لا أفرق في النشر بين ما يصلني من أخبار هذا أو ذاك. فالباب مفتوح دوما أمام العاملين, كل في موقع عمله يؤدي رسالته ونحن لهم شاكرون. فشكرا لكم سادتي ويشرفني حضور دعواتكم في المستقبل القريب