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Eight shebab [youths] kidnapped in Asira al-Qibliya

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2nd June 2014 | International Women’s Peace Service | Asira al-Qibliya, Occupied Palestine At around 2 am on Sunday night, five Israeli military jeeps, three large military vehicles, and some 30 soldiers on foot arrived in the village of Asira al-Qibliya (south of Nablus). ...

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Asira Attacked 4 Nights in a Row

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7th May 2014 | International Women’s Peace Service | Asira al-Qibliya, Occupied Palestine Israeli army raided the village of Asira al-Qibliya (south of Nablus) at 1 am on 5 May, arresting a 21-year-old, brutally assaulting his uncle, and terrorising the family’s children with attack ...

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The remains of martyr Ahmad Saleh finally returned to family

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20th March 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Asira al-Qibliya, Occupied Palestine In June 2002, Israeli soldiers assassinated 18-year-old Ahmad Saleh from the village of Asira al-Qibliya after he entered the illegal settlement of Yizhar. Ahmad’s body was ...

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An interview with Hakima Hasan Motlaq on positive resistance and women’s empowerment in the village of Asira al-Qibliya

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6th December 2013 | International Solidarity Movement | Asira al-Qibliya, Occupied Palestine Could you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Hakima Hasan Motlaq and I am from Asira al-Qibliya where I have always lived. It is south of ...

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Attacks on Asira: Occupation stealing childhoods

19th August 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Asira al Qibliya, Occupied Palestine In the evenings of the 15th and 16th of August, the village of Asira al Qibliya was raided by Israeli occupation forces, who fired teargas ...

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Settler harassment continues in Asira’s Water reservoir project

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4th August 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Asira al Qibliya , Occupied Palestine This week, settlers from Yitzhar attacked the Asira village water project and its workers, once again. Israeli occupation forces who went to the scene ...

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UPDATED: Illegal settler colonisers attack workers in Asira

17th June 2013 | International Women’s Peace Service | Asira al Qibliya , Occupied Palestine UPDATE 19th June: Settlers from the illegal settlement of Yizhar again attacked the water reservoir project in Asira. At 4pm on the 19th of June ...

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Arson attack on Asira village by illegal settlement of Yitzhar

Settlers from Yitzhar throwing rocks at villagers from Asira while Israeli army looks on

30th May 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Asira, Occupied Palestine At 1.30pm today, 30th May, thirty settlers from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar trespassed on to land above the village of Asira, lighting fires and throwing rocks ...

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New women’s center hosts educational Nakba commemoration event

17th May 2013 | International Solidarity Movement | Asira Al-Qibliyyah, Occupied Palestine Team Nablus A new women’s center in Asira Al-Qibliyyah hosted an event for women and children in commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe.” Local ...

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Farmers attacked by Israeli army and settlers, preventing them from planting olive trees in memory of Rachel Corrie

12th March 2013 International Solidarity Movement, Occupied Palestine By Lisa Marchant Farmers peacefully planting olive trees in the land of Asira al Qiblya were today disrupted by Israeli soldiers who halted the planting. The presence of Palestinians on their own ...

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