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Traveling South to Hebron

by -bat. Internationals in the west bank are busy – there is a lot of useful things to be done, and operating to a tight schedule is not easy in a world where unexpected restrictions may be imposed without warning, ...

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One sunny afternoon in Bil’in

by -bat. I thought long and hard about how to write up this bit, because if I write it in the first person it becomes about me, and about one thing which happened to me once, but I want it ...

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Prisoner’s Day in Tubas

Tom Hayes Today Tubas prisoner’s society held a rally outside the Red Cross building in Tubas to commemorate prisoner’s week. Students at Al Quds Open University in Tubas also held a vigil for the families of prisoners in the university ...

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Avnery: Blood on Our Hands

Uri Avnery April 17th is recognized annually by Palestinians as Prisoner’s Day At this moment, negotiations on a prisoner exchange are in full swing. The term “negotiations” is really inappropriate. “Haggling” seems more fitting. One could also use an uglier ...

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The Unbelievable Stench of Irony

The Unbelievable Stench of Irony by Dan Glass, Brighton-Palestine, 10 April 2007 The look in their eyes gave it all away. They knew something was wrong – how could they not? Only sixty-five years ago my grandparents were running from ...

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Znet: How Palestine became “Israel’s Land”

How Palestine became “Israel’s Land” by Sonja Karkar of Women for Palestine, 31 March 2007 For Palestinians, theirs is not the land of conquest, but the land of their roots going back to time immemorial. Such a lineage does not ...

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Ei: UN Rapporteur compares Israel to Apartheid South Africa

UN Rapporteur compares Israel to Apartheid South Africa The Electronic Intifada, 27 February 2007 John Dugard The UN’s Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, John Dugard, has issued a harshly critical report on Israel’s human rights ...

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The crime of being born a Palestinian

The crime of being born Palestinian by Anna Baltzer Dawud Fakaah, father of six-month-old Khalid who died at Atara checkpoint outside Ramallah. 21 March 2007 for full text and photos, click HERE Almost two weeks ago, my friend Dawud, a ...

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Bikes vs. Bombs

Bikes vs. Bombs by Martinez It started out to be a magnificent afternoon here in Ramallah. Being an avid bicyclist back home in Pittsburgh and San Francisco, biking against oil wars, my eyes lit up like a small child in ...

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