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Bulldozer driver testimony underscores lack of transparency in Corrie trial

Rachel Corrie

23 October 2010 | Rachel Corrie Foundation Voice behind screen says soldiers don’t stop work. Haifa, Israel – The bulldozer driver who struck and killed Rachel Corrie in March 2003, in Rafah, Gaza, testified for the first time Thursday in ...

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Bil’in organizer sentenced to 18 months

Adeeb Abu Rahmah sentenced to 18 months

21 October 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Adeeb Abu Rahmah, a protest leader from Bil’in, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by the Military Court of Appeals, for his involvement in organizing demonstrations. The decision dramatically aggravates the one-year ...

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PHR: Delayed permission for exit from Gaza causes death of toddler

October 20, 2010 | Physicians for Human Rights Occupied Territories Department of Physicians for Human Rights Reports on Another Death in Gaza of a Sick Person who Did Not Receive a Permit to Exit the Gaza Strip for Medical Care ...

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Join the 2011 Olive Harvest Campaign

Join the 2011 Olive Harvest Campaign

11 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement At a time of increasing settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to participate in the 2011 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation ...

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Corrie family appeals decision allowing soldiers to testify behind screen

10 October 2010 | Rachel Corrie Foundation For Immediate Release Lawyers for the family of Rachel Corrie filed an appeal with the Israeli Supreme Court on Sunday, challenging a decision to allow soldiers to testify behind a screen in the ...

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Weekly demonstrations: Israeli soldiers retreat when the sheep arrive in Al-Ma`sara

8 and 9 October 2010 | ISM Media Friday demonstrations Al-Ma`sara On Friday afternoon, around 50 protesters, including many international and Israeli activists, gathered in the village of Al-Ma’sara, near Bethlehem, to demonstrate against the theft of village land by ...

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Gaza Olive harvest begins in the Beit Hanoun buffer zone while strawberry picker in Beit Lahiya is shot by Israeli Snipers

“This tree is blessed for us and our grandfathers and ancestors have taken care of this tree for generations.  I grew up with an olive tree in our back yard and it represents the peaceful life we had always lived ...

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Israeli soldiers to testify behind screen in Corrie Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 October 2010 | Rachel Corrie Foundation Extraordinary state secrecy motion is granted Haifa, Israel – The Haifa District Court on Thursday granted a government request to allow soldiers to testify behind a screen in the lawsuit ...

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