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Israel Arrests Soldier Over Beaten Protester

Dominic Waghorn | Sky News 8 October 2009 The move comes as concern mounts about Israeli methods in handling protests in the West Bank village of Bil’in. Village councillor Mohammed Khatib was treated in hospital after he allegedly was beaten ...

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Organizer admits City of David endangers Arab homes

Akiva Eldar | Ha’aretz 5 October 2009 A video tape made during a guided tour of the archaeological excavations at Silwan (the City of David) near Jerusalem’s Old City walls reveals how Elad, the association that runs the dig, works ...

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Gazan human rights organizations hold press conference

ISM Gaza 3 October 2009 Following the Palestinian Authority decision on 2 October to defer the draft proposal endorsing the UN “Goldstone Report”, nearly twenty different human rights organizations issued a statement and held a press conference condemning the Palestinian ...

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Free Mohammad Othman now!

Stop the Wall 24 September 2009 On September 22, Mohammad Othman was arrested by soldiers on the Allenby Bridge Crossing, the border from Jordan to Palestine. He is now being held in Huwara prison as a prisoner of conscience, arrested ...

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Israel to close West Bank for Yom Kippur

Ma’an News The Israeli military announced a closure of the West Bank beginning at midnight on Saturday, lasting until midnight on Monday, which is the Jewish holy day Yom Kippur. Under ordinary circumstances, most Palestinians from the West Bank are ...

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Israeli forces raid Bil’in, beat Popular Committee member

For Immediate Release: 16 September 2009: Israeli forces raid Bil’in, beat Popular Committee member. Around 1:30am, the Israeli army invaded Bil’in. Soldiers came to the home of Abdullah Mahmoud Abu Rahme , coordinator of the Bil’in Popular Committee Against the ...

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Oakland man to sue for injury in Israel protest

Bob Egelko | The San Francisco Chronicle 14 September 2009 An Oakland man who was seriously wounded by a tear gas projectile fired by Israeli police during a West Bank protest will file suit despite a military report concluding that ...

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