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2013-05-12 20:20:20

NEW YORK, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called the Newseum's decision to honor two employees of Hamas a shocking assault on the memory of journalists who have died in conflict situations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The non-profit museum in Washington, D.C., will commemorate Hussam Salama and Mahmoud al-Kumi, two cameramen who worked for Al-Aqsa TV in Hamas-ruled Gaza, at a Monday ceremony. They, together with 82 genuine journalists, will be...

2013-05-12 20:20:18

NEW YORK, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed shock and outrage at the decision by the Newseum to proceed with honoring two members of the Hamas terrorist propaganda television operation Al-Aqsa TV as part of its ongoing memorial to journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2012. Despite vocal public criticism of the decision last week, Newseum officials have said they will go ahead with including the terrorist operatives in...

2010-06-25 16:34:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the decision of European satellite firm Eutelsat to shut off broadcasts to Europe by the Hamas-run station, Al Aqsa Television. The decision follows a French government order to Eutelsat earlier this month to take Al Aqsa off the air, after a complaint a complaint from the European Commission that the station violated rules on incitement. "Al Aqsa TV is a mouthpiece for hatred and incitement against Israel and Jews," said AJC...

2009-10-28 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercl, the Middle East Research Center, announces an urgent press briefing, Oct 30 2009, 8:30 AM. Venue: National Press Club, First Amendment Room Presenters: Dr. Arnon Groiss, Director of Research, IMPACT: Institute For Monitoring Peace & Cultural Tolerance in School Education, http://www.impact-se.org/ David Bedein, Director, Center for Near East Policy Research & Israel Resource News Agency, www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com Topics:...

2009-07-01 19:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Israeli forces killed hundreds of unarmed Palestinian civilians and destroyed thousands of homes in Gaza in attacks which breached the laws of war, Amnesty International concluded in a new 117-page report published today - the first comprehensive report to be published on the 22-day conflict earlier this year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) "Israel's failure to properly investigate its forces' conduct in Gaza,...

2009-01-17 18:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC supports Israel's announcement of a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. The announcement followed a three-week operation launched in direct response to the repeated firing of missiles by terrorists from Gaza into southern Israel. "We stand with Israel in its decision to announce a cease-fire," said David A. Harris, AJC Executive Director. "We express our appreciation to Egypt for its role in enabling the cease-fire. And we note with satisfaction...

2009-01-09 15:27:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the French broadcasting authority for its decision to bar Al-Aqsa TV, the Hamas television channel, from the Eutelsat satellite system. This action will sharply limit the reach into Europe of the terrorist organization's broadcasts. "By moving against Al-Aqsa TV - a propaganda arm of Hamas that has carried the terrorists' call to violence and hatred into homes across Europe - the French authorities defended French and European...

2008-10-19 12:00:10

Israeli cities bordering the Gaza Strip have gone on alert amid intelligence that Hamas was preparing to break a three-month-old ceasefire, sources say. Citing unnamed military sources, the Israeli Web site DEBKAfile.com reported Sunday that Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist group that controls Gaza, has allegedly decided to again start lobbing rockets into southern Israeli after Egyptian-brokered talks to reconcile its differences with rival Palestinian faction Fatah broke...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

Pro-Hamas Palestinian Information Centre [PIC] website at 0756 gmt on 24 September carries a report saying: "Al-Aqsa Space Channel has exposed a major scandal that was aired by Palestine space channel, the mouthpiece of the authority in Al-Muqata'ah, when it screened clips of people being tortured and thrown from the rooftop of a building, saying that all this took place in Gaza while in reality they were old clips of incidents that had taken place in Iraq." The report cites Samir...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Michael Kimmelman In a dingy storefront on a noisy block in the middle of Gaza City, metal shelves bulge with dusty audiotapes extolling Hamas, Fatah and Islamic Jihad. Alongside them, a pouty Jennifer Lopez beckons from the cover of a CD. DVDs are also on display, of movies not yet officially released, like "Wanted,""Hancock" and "You Don't Mess With the Zohan," the Adam Sandler comedy about a Mossad agent-turned-hairdresser in a New York City salon run by a Palestinian woman. Amer...