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Israel bombs central Gaza City: seventeen injured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Israel bombs central Gaza City; seventeen injured Gaza City, Gaza Strip 31 July 2010 At around 11:30pm last night (Friday 30 July 2010), ‘The Arafat Compound’ Police College in central Gaza City was bombed by Israeli F-16s, ...

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Swedish peace activist arrested, witnesses say charge of assault is ‘baseless’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 July 2010 Correction, 27 July 2010: Marcus’s surname was originally wrongly spelled ‘Rednanver’ but has now been corrected. A Swedish peace activist was arrested in Hebron last night and stood trial today in Jerusalem. Nursing student ...

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Early release of Tom Hurndall’s killer symptom of wider Israeli crimes

Tom Hurndall

20 July 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Correction appended The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) condemns the early release from prison of the Israeli soldier that murdered photography student and ISM volunteer Tom Hurndall in Gaza in 2003. The Israeli press yesterday ...

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Exporting the intifada: ISM activists Ryan Olander & Bridget Chappell vs. Europe

International Solidarity Movement activists Bridget Chappell and Ryan Olander are raging through Europe! Speaking in cities across Europe about their experiences and observations from their time working with the ISM on the ground in occupied Palestine, their mission is to ...

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US to Gaza announces plan to join the next Freedom Flotilla

U.S. Boat to Gaza FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2010 This is an important moment in history. In the aftermath of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla massacre and increased world-wide scrutiny of Israel’s blockade of Gaza, the Israeli government has mounted ...

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Israeli courts criminalize protest: Adeeb Abu Rahma sentenced to two years

International network for the Palestinian popular nonviolent resistance Israeli repression of Palestinian non-violent resistance against the Wall and the Occupation takes a distubring turn: Adeeb Abu Rahma, from Bil’in Village, sentenced to two years’ imprisonment. On 30 June 2010, grassroots ...

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Wheat harvest met with live ammunition in Gaza “buffer zone”

International Solidarity Movement 13 June 2010 Israeli forces attacked women farmworkers and international human rights activists with heavy gunfire during three days’ wheat harvest in the southern Gaza Strip. The Israel-imposed “buffer zone” illegally claims over 30% of Gaza’s arable ...

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Action Alert: Israeli forces sieze MV Rachel Corrie

The MV Rachel Corrie

Just before 9am GMT this morning, the Israeli military forcibly seized the Irish-owned humanitarian relief ship, the MV Rachel Corrie, from delivering over 1000 tons of medical and construction supplies to besieged Gaza. For the second time in less then ...

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