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Israeli forces kill woman in Bil’in

1 January 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Doctors at the Ramallah hospital fought for Jawaher Abu Rahmah’s life all night at the Ramallah Hospital, but were unable to save her life. Abu Rahmah suffered from severe asphyxiation caused by ...

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Israeli activist Jonathan Pollak sentenced to 3 months in prison

27 December 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Pollak was sentenced to three months imprisonment this morning at the Tel Aviv Magistrates’ Court for his participation in a 2008 bicycle in protest of the siege on Gaza. He will begin ...

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Israeli military kills shepherd in Beit Lahya

24 December 2010 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Yesterday morning Salama Abu Hashish, 20 years, was herding his sheep and goats in Beit Lahya, in northern Gaza, when the Israeli Occupation Forces shot him without any warning. The bullet hit ...

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Action Alert: help silwan resident Adnan Gheith stay in Jerusalem

23 December 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee On November 28th, Adnan, a Silwan grassroots organizer, received written notification that Israel intends to issue an order expelling him for a four months period from his city – Jerusalem. Adnan is ...

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Israel demolishes Palestinian structures across West Bank

24 November 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee The Road in the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan was paved in Area C on lands marked for takeover by settlers from the adjacent outpost. Construction of the road was funded by ...

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Israeli forces arrest son of jailed Bil’in activist in night raid

23 November 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee At 2:30 AM this morning Israeli forces entered the village of Bil’in in armored military jeeps and by foot, and proceeded to surround the home of jailed organizer, Adeeb Abu Rahmah. A ...

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Military judge orders to keep Bil’in organizer jailed

22 November 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Abdallah Abu Rahmah Abdallah Abu Rahmah was scheduled to be released from prison last Thursday, after having served the one-year prison term he was sentenced to. He remains in jail after the ...

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Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian Schoolboys in South Hebron Hills

21 November 2010 | Christian Peacemaker Team At-Tuwani – Claiming that the children were throwing stones, Israeli soldiers detained five Palestinian schoolboys. Since the beginning of 2005, the children from the village of Tuba wait every morning for an Israeli ...

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Action Alert: Tell your MP that war criminals should be prosecuted not welcomed!

4 November 2010 | Palestine Solidarity Campaign Yesterday, the Foreign Secretary William Hague reiterated the government’s commitment to urgently resolve the “unacceptable situation” with regard to universal jurisdiction during his visit to Israel. The coalition government want to change the ...

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Israeli Military’s negligence exposes schoolchildren to Israeli settler threats

25 October, 2010 | Christian Peacemaker Team On the afternoon of Monday October 25th, Palestinian schoolchildren from the villages of Tuba and Maghayir al Abeed were threatened by four adult Israeli settlers from the Havat Ma’on outpost while walking home ...

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