Archive for January, 2011

14/12/10: Israel refuses entry to firefighters

January 1, 2011

(This was originally posted at Ma’an News)

“TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Israeli officials on Tuesday canceled a ceremony planned to honor the Palestinian firemen after a number of crew members were refused permits to cross the border, an Israeli newspaper reported. (more…)

13/12/10: Rascist insults to medic on duty

January 1, 2011

(This was originally posted on Ma’an News)

“JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – A Palestinian paramedic said he was verbally abused by relatives of an Israeli patient from Beit Fagan, a neighborhood of west Jerusalem.

Fadi Badarna, who holds an Israeli ID card, works for the Red Star of David ambulance service and in the intensive care unit of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.

He told Ma’an he was trying to resuscitate a patient who had lost consciousness when the man’s relatives surrounded him and told him “You are a dirty Arab, and you are not authorized to make decisions.” (more…)

13/12/10: IOF block transfer of bodies

January 1, 2011

(Originally posted on the Palestinian Information Centre website)

“GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) are still preventing Palestinian ambulances from transferring the bodies of Palestinian fighters who were killed last night east of Al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip. (more…)