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Bil’in villagers appeal Canadian court

Dan Izenberg | The Jerusalem Post 21 October 2009 Farmers from Bil’in, 12 km. west of Ramallah, are continuing their efforts in Canada to obtain a court order instructing two building companies registered and domiciled in Quebec to stop all ...

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Believing in the nonviolent struggle

Jody McIntyre | Electronic Intifada 20 October 2009 The following is Palestinian nonviolent resistance activist Ahmed A. Khatib’s story as told to The Electronic Intifada contributor Jody McIntyre: My name is Ahmed A. Khatib, I am 32 years old, and ...

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Filling up Israel’s jails to no avail

Seth Freedman | The Guardian 20 October 2009 The plight of Palestinian activist Mohammad Othman has dominated the agendas of NGOs in the region ever since his detention in late September. However, while his case is at the forefront of ...

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Palestinian village of Bil’in seeks justice in Canada

As part of the Village’s campaign against the construction of settlements on their lands, Bil’in has filed an unprecedented legal claim in Canada against two Canadian companies and their Canadian director. The claim arises from the construction of apartment buildings ...

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Israeli soldier arrested for beating Palestinian

AFP 9 October 2009 Israeli military police have arrested a soldier accused of beating a Palestinian activist involved in regular protests against the West Bank separation barrier, an Israeli human rights group said. Yesh Din said the arrest was made ...

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Israel Arrests Soldier Over Beaten Protester

Dominic Waghorn | Sky News 8 October 2009 The move comes as concern mounts about Israeli methods in handling protests in the West Bank village of Bil’in. Village councillor Mohammed Khatib was treated in hospital after he allegedly was beaten ...

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Israeli forces raid Bil’in

30 September 2009 Shortly before 2am, the occupation forces invaded Bil’in once again. They raided the house of Basil Mansour Ali Mansour (age 32), a member of the Bil’in Popular Committee, in an attempt to arrest him, but he was ...

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