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Spanish Parliament condemns Abdallah Abu Rahmah’s conviction

8 September 2010 | Popular Struggle The Spanish Parliament followed the footsteps of the EU and the Desmond Tutu of the Elders, and joined the rising tide of international criticism over Abu Rahmah’s conviction of incitement by an Israeli military ...

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Why Israel imprisoned my best friend

2 September 2010 | Mohammed Khatib, The Electronic Intifada When I was a boy I was still allowed to travel in Israel. I went to the beach and swam in the sea, something that most Palestinian children living in the ...

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Criminalizing peaceful protest: Act up for Abdallah Abu Rahmah

25 August 2010 | Popular Struggle UPDATE: Baroness Ashton condemns Bil’in leader’s conviction; Attorney: “International community must take a tough stand on human rights defenders.” Abdallah Abu Rahmah, the coordinator of the Bil’in Popular Committee, was yesterday convicted of incitement ...

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Bil’in’s Abdallah Abu Rahmah cleared of stone-throwing; convicted of incitement

24 August 2010 | Popular Struggle Protest organizer Abdallah Abu Rhamah from Bil’in was convicted of incitement and organizing illegal demonstrations today, after an eight months long military trial, during which he was kept behind bars. He was acquitted of ...

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Criminalization of popular struggle continues; Abdallah Abu Rahmah sentenced

Desmond Tutu (centre) with Abdallah Abu Rahmah of Bil'in popular committe, Ela Bhatt, Jimmy Carter, Fernando H Cardoso, Mary Robinson and Gro Brundtland of the Elders during a visit to Bil'in

Popular Struggle 21 July 2010 Abdallah Abu Rahmah’s first trial from 2005 had reached conclusion yesterday, with his sentencing to two months of imprisonment and a six months suspended sentence for participating and organizing demonstrations and for walking the streets ...

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Letter from prison: Abdallah Abu Rahmah

21 February 2010 Dear Friends and Supporters, It has been two months now since I was handcuffed, blindfolded and taken from my home. Today news has reached Ofer Military Prison that the apartheid wall on Bil’in’s land will finally be ...

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CNN: West Bank wall still triggers weekly protests in village

CNN 12 February 2010 Tear gas, stun grenades, rubber bullets and rocks: It must be Friday afternoon in the West Bank village of Bil’in. It’s billed as a nonviolent protest against what Israel calls its security barrier, what the Palestinians ...

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Despite increased repression, a victory

For Immediate Release: Legal challenges are an important battle field in non-violent resistance because often the occupation is forced to change their policies when these are held up to scrutiny. Court cases such as the one below as can determine ...

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Israel jails Palestinian peace activists

Mel Frykberg | Inter Press Service 18 January 2010 Israel has long argued that Palestinians should pursue their political objectives in a non-violent way. However, several prominent Palestinian peace activists have recently been arrested and jailed for doing just that. ...

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