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Journalist arrested at peaceful tree-planting action

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On 23 January, Israeli soldiers declared Palestinian land south of the Israeli settlement outpost Havot Ma’on (Hill 833) a closed military zone, then arrested a Palestinian journalist from Pal Media. The journalist was reporting ...

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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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