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CJPME: Canada to withdraw its funding to UNRWA

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East 21 January 2009 Last week, the government of Canada quietly announced it would discontinue its long-standing financial contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), and redirect the monies ...

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Three more arrested in Ni’ilin night raid

Popular Struggle Coordination Committee 21 January 2010 Three residents of Ni’ilin were arrested in a pre-dawn imilitary incursion into the village of Ni’ilin today. This is the 15th time such a raid was conducted in the past month in order ...

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Tree-planting action to be held in At-Tuwani

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On Saturday 23 January Palestinians will demonstrate against the recent destruction of a grove of olive trees and plant new trees, in order to show their determination to continue accessing and cultivating their land. ...

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Eight arrested following a night raid in Ni’lin

Popular Struggle Coordination Committee 18 January 2010 Four residents of Ni’ilin have been arrested last night during a military incursion into the West Bank village. Four others, who were not home at the time of the raid surrendered themselves in ...

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Free Wa’el Al-Faqeeh

15 January 2010 On the night of December 9th 2009, over 200 Israeli soldiers entered the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Their mission: to round up local grassroots activists, whose promotion of popular struggle Israel had no answer for. ...

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Palestinian olive grove destroyed in the night

15 January 2010 Christian Peacemaker Team For immediate release: In the afternoon of 14 January Palestinians discovered that a family owned olive grove in Khoruba valley had been recently destroyed. Twenty mature olive trees were broken at their trunks. The ...

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Israeli authorities deny American journalist entry

13 January 2010 For Immediate Release: The English Desk at Ma’an News Agency, the largest independent news network in the Palestinian territories, is deeply concerned that its chief editor, Jared Malsin, an American citizen [and graduate of Yale University], was ...

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