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Red Crescent medics treat 339 protesters in the West Bank

Medics carry an injured protester during clashes between protesters and Israeli  forces at a demonstration marking Land Day, at Qalandiya checkpoint Ramallah  on March 30. (Reuters/Darren Whiteside)

30 March 2012 | Ma’an News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Red Crescent treated 339 protesters on Friday at protests around the West Bank to mark Land Day, a spokesman said. Muhammad Ayyad told Ma’an that five people were ...

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Israeli forces fire shells towards ambulance, prevent transfer of injured Palestinian fighters to hospital

Early in the morning of Saturday the 4th of April, two Palestinian resistance fighters (Mohamed Hamayda 23, Jammel Gofa, 26) were wounded near the Green Line, east of Jabaliya. Ambulances from the Palestinian Red Crescent Society made a first attempt ...

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Speaking Truth to Power

Sharon Lock | Tales to Tell We were back at Faraheen this morning accompanying farmers again, eying the jeeps driving along the Israeli border while our farmers removed the irrigation pipes from one of the fields we have visited regularly. ...

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Back home in Jabalia

Sharon Lock | Tales to Tell This morning is the second that I woke to quietness; no shelling from the sea. E and I went today to see our Jabalia friends, F’s family. They are back in their house, one ...

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Words & Images

Sharon Lock | Tales to Tell In their own words: It’s going to be a terrible war. So, if we want to remain alive, we will have to kill and kill and kill. All day, every day…If we don’t kill, ...

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Jan 18: At the Samouni house

Sharon Lock | ISM Volunteer The planes are still buzzing overhead, but there have been no explosions near me today. However this supposed ceasefire from Israeli’s side since 2am does not seem to have extended to Beit Hanoun, where there ...

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Summary execution in southern West Bank

Palestine News Network During the killing of over 1,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the demonstrations against them the occupation remains in the West Bank. This week a family lost their father in Hebron. Yasser Saqr Ismail Tameizi had ...

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Eyewitness from Al Quds Hospital attack

Sharon Lock | The Independent View from Gaza: The ambulance driver Sharon Lock, an Australian from the International Solidarity Movement, was working as an ambulance driver for the Palestinian Red Crescent when its Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza City came under ...

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UNRWA emergency shelters and bombed schools

Across Gaza, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is setting up emergency shelters in its schools. Despite two such shelters being cynically targeted by Israeli shelling in northern Gaza last week, many families still seek refuge in UNRWA ...

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Israel continues to target Palestinian medics in Gaza

A Palestinian medic, traveling with two international ISM activists, has been shot by Israeli forces in Jabaliya, northern Gaza. Red Crescent medic, Hassan al-Attal, was shot through the thigh while collecting a civilian killed by Israeli fire from Zemmo, east ...

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