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Ongoing harassment and restrictions on farmers around Nablus

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12th March 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin, Salim, and Awarta, Occupied Palestine Early spring marks an important time of the year for farmers around Nablus, where critical work must be done to ensure a quality olive harvest in October. In ...

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19-year-old shot and killed by Israeli forces in Burin

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3rd February 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin, Occupied Palestine       On the evening of January 31, 2015, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Ahmad Ibrahim Najar, a 19-year-old Palestinian from the village of Burin (Nablus region). In ...

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More Palestinian teenagers shot by the Israeli military

Mohammed Zacharia, 15 (photo by ISM).

12th January 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Burin, Occupied Palestine On Saturday, January 10th, Palestinian youths went out to play in the snow on Al-Sabeh Mountain in east Burin. A group of Israeli settlers approached the village as ...

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Stories from Burin during the olive harvest

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15th October 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Burin, Occupied Palestine On Monday, three Palestinians were picking olives in Burin. Their field was in a very exposed area, right between an illegal settlement, a military checkpoint, and a security detention centre. A ...

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Palestinian family attacked by settlers while harvesting olives

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10th October 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin, Occupied Palestine Tuesday afternoon, the 7th of October, olive farmer Mahmoud Rga Mahoud Aid, his wife, and thei three children were attacked by a a group of settlers from the illegal settlement of Giv’at ...

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The arrest of Burin activist Ghassan Najjar 

Photo by a member of the Najjar family

10th September 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Burin, Occupied Palestine The prominent activist from the West Bank village of Burin, and member of Solidarity Movement for Free Palestine, Ghassan Najjar, was taken by the Israeli army from his home ...

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Even the sky belongs to us

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29th August 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Burin, Occupied Palestine On the 25th August, the village of Burin, in the south of Nablus, was closed by the Israeli army and declared a military zone. A checkpoint was erected ...

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New road in Burin met with settler violence and harassment

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11th April 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin, Occupied Palestine Villagers in Burin are attempting to open a new road, in order to connect the village with the main road heading towards the city of Nablus. This project ...

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UPDATED: Army raids Burin’s cultural centre

12th April 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Burin, Occupied Palestine UPDATE 16th June: On Wednesday 12th of June Burin’s cultural centre was invaded again by the Israeli army. They entered the village at 2am breaking into the Bilal Najjar Cultural ...

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After the flames, only determination remains in Burin and Madama

3rd June 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin and Madama, Occupied Palestine On Monday 3rd June, around a dozen settlers from the illegal colony of Yizhar set fire to Palestinian’s fields in the villages of Burin and ...

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