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Palestinians benefit as Israel-Turkey ties sour

Jonathan Cook | The National 25 March 2009 A legal battle being waged by Palestinian families to stop the takeover of their neighbourhood in East Jerusalem by Jewish settlers has received a major fillip from the recent souring of relations ...

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Homes in southern Nablus slated for eviction

8 March 2009 Six homes in the village of A’qraba have received eviction orders. 14 homes in the area received similar orders in 2008. Among those houses slated for demolition is an electricity station, a mosque, a well and two houses ...

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European Union: Israel annexing East Jerusalem

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 7 March 2009 A confidential EU report accuses the Israeli government of using settlement expansion, house demolitions, discriminatory housing policies and the West Bank barrier as a way of “actively pursuing the illegal annexation” of ...

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Video from Bil’in: Olive Tree Chaining

Residents of Bil’in village, together with international and Israeli activists, chain themselves to olive trees that are to be uprooted to make way for the Israeli apartheid wall. The wall is currently being constructed in many areas of Palestine. For ...

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