Category Archives: Gaza 2 Years Later

New Knesset bill, ‘Regulation of the Bedouin settlement in the Negev’ seeks to turn Bedouin dispossession into law

A new bill seeks to turn the controversial Prawer Plan into Israeli law. If the Knesset passes the legislation, it will pave the way for Israel to step up its efforts to disposess the Negev’s Bedouin and relocate them to impoverished townships.

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Tadamun: Israel detained student because of computer engineering graduate project

Tadamun: Israel detained student because of his graduate project The international Tadamun society for human rights said the Israeli occupation forces detained about one month ago a university student from Tulkarem city because of his graduate research project. http://www.palestine-info.co.uk/En/default.aspx?xyz=U6Qq7k%2bcOd87MDI46m9rUxJEpMO%2bi1s7O3qDRF3WREx3wYTrFgxMOSSQo9JgM%2bObc4F2HWdIdpTK5RUW2mdj%2fNoVq9I%2fj0wNQtH%2bO8LaCtjo6QTNLCz3g3TdLzAl98TKajRLGgrChaI%3d Land … Continue reading

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Children in Nabi Saleh play their favorite game called ‘Mustafa Tamimi’ during weekly protests

this is the game #NabiSaleh kids were playing yesterday..the one called #MustafaTamimi facebook.com/photo.php?fbid… it’s their fave from what i hear — Linah Alsaafin (@LinahAlsaafin) January 21, 2012 Attacks on Protests Against Land Theft / Land, Property Theft & Destruction / … Continue reading

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Must-see TV from West Wing: Hide the 1709 map of Holy Land, it doesn’t show Israel!

Blackwashing joins pinkwashing and greenwashing to save the Israeli brand

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Arab-American high school student video targets US backing for killings of Palestinian children

Arab-American student’s video protests US gov’t's allegiance to Israel, using Kanye West music

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Military trial for 17-year-old girl, charged with… Spilling Water on Soldier

  Military Trial of 17-year old Amal Hamamdeh from Mufakarah. Charge: Spilling Water on Soldier, Assaf Oron As reported here, during home demolitions in the cave-dweller village of Mufakarah, two young women who resisted nonviolently were arrested and charged with … Continue reading

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Settlers assault Palestinians in Hebron. Palestinian fire fighters save settlers in Hebron

and other news from Today in Palestine: Jewish settlers assault two young men and the soldiers arrest themIsraeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested two Palestinian young men in Al-Khalil city after a group of Jewish settlers assaulted them on Friday. http://www.palestine-info.co.uk/En/default.aspx?xyz=U6Qq7k%2bcOd87MDI46m9rUxJEpMO%2bi1s7c72LRtDwBlsvPWuwiEm617UJVEvqfk9vofHwpPQ0pTOgtti2uMpg0vRTTN80KlVU9VHB51gJFFEg0keSa4Ufz3puTO1VKIge4QfcnDRIQIQ%3d … Continue reading

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13 year old Palestinian girl in wheelchair victim of hit and run by Israeli settlers

Hiba Abdul Ghaffar, 13, was heading to school Thursday when she was hit by a settler car near the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron,

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Palestinian drivers challenge Israeli-only roads in the West Bank

This video was taken today outside Jericho as a convoy of 50 Palestinian cars attempted to travel to Ramallah over roads restricted to Israelis. Reports over Twitter say four activists were arrested.

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Poof, Dome of the Rock, gone: IDF rabbinate edits Dome of the Rock out of picture of the Temple Mount

  IDF rabbinate edits out Dome of the Rock from picture of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Photo appears in army packet on Hanukkah describing the Jewish revolt against Hellenistic rule; IDF spokesman: Image meant to illustrate a period in which holy … Continue reading

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Jenin Freedom Theatre Director Zakaria Zubeidi ordered by Israel to turn himself in to PA security services

Palestinian pardoned by Israel put back on wanted list Zakaria Zbeidi, the former commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin who now runs the Freedom Theater, says he did not know his pardon was canceled. Zakaria Zbeidi, the former commander … Continue reading

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Three years ago: A ‘normal morning’ turns to horror in Gaza

It was a few minutes past eleven. I woke up “early” to start preparing for my school exams that were due to start in a couple of weeks. It was a lovely morning, warm and sunny. The December sunlight filtered … Continue reading

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Inspire us! Mondo Awards 2011, a call for entries

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Annual call for essays that inspire people with hopeful answers to Middle East conflict

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