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An Open Letter from Gaza to EU: Do not reward apartheid!

19 August 2012 | Besieged Gaza, occupied Palestine We call on the European Union to challenge and not embrace Israel’s incessant land expropriation and racist subjugation against the Palestinian people. The European Union’s own reports document and supposedly lament Israel’s ...

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Occupied Palestine: farce, tragedy, travesty

By Patrick Keddie 20 May 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The three snapshots below are composed from interviews conducted whilst working for the International Solidarity Movement in the West Bank from September to December 2011. FARCE Rodni Jaber ...

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Gaza: Harvesting barley at Erez crossing amidst gun fire

By Hama Waqum 19 May 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Ten Palestinian volunteers harvested wheat in Gaza’s northern no-go zone on Wednesday, May 16, only 350 meters from where the Israeli Apartheid wall encircles the Gaza Strip. Two weeks ...

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Campaign: Killing Without Consequence

May 19, 2012 | Killing Without Consequence Killing Without Consequence is a campaign to press criminal charges against Israeli Border policeman Maxim Vinagrodov who executed Palestinian Ziad Jilani on June 11, 2010. In January 2011, the case against Vinagrodov was ...

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Nakba anniversary message

by Mazin Qumsiyeh 15 May 2012 | Popular Resistance  On this 64th anniversary of the Nakba we mourn the ethnic cleansing that began in 1948 and that continues today with silent transfer, home demolitions, land confiscation and more.  But we ...

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Palestinian prisoners agree to end hunger strike

by Haitham Hamad 14 May 2012 | Associated Press RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners agreed Monday to end a weekslong hunger strike after winning concessions from Israel to improve their conditions, the two sides announced. The ...

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