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The colonial parade of Hebron

18 October 2011 | Free Paly  A crowded Palestinian marketplace, mid-afternoon, the sun is slowly descending, and a cool breeze blows plastic bags past the feet of a jumbled crowd of young men, small boys, women in hijab with their ...

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Day 4: When school becomes Israeli Occupation

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On the 4th day of demonstrations outside of a checkpoint in Hebron, on October 16 2011, IDF soldiers shot tear gas and projected ‘The Scream’ at a group of young schoolchildren ...

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The global intifada

16 October 2011 | Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, Jamal Juma Palestine is an international symbol of struggle against occupation, racism, and colonialism. On October 15, 2011 the world gathers in what some have called a global intifada, to stand ...

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Honeymoon in Gaza

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza I had just finished off a plate of homemade bread knaffe yesterday with a family in the south of Gaza, when we got the call: farmers in Beit Hanoun, a village in ...

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From the clothesline to her son, Hebron mother copes

13 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Thursday 13th October Mohammed Maher Abu Rumaila was arrested by the Israeli Army as he was returning to his home in Hebron’s Old City. The Israeli army alleged that Mohammed ...

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There is no east: Olive harvest in Gaza

15 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Gaza doesn’t have very much farmland left.  The expanding no go zone imposed by Israeli bullets and bulldozers constantly erode the amount of land left for Palestinians to farm in Gaza.  Mohamed ...

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