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Shoot First, Laugh After

Israeli violence up-close It started out as an ordinary afternoon: Mohommed and I were going to a meeting with some of the people of the village of Salem to talk about ISM and other internationals planting trees with them one ...

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A Family from Saida

By L. We met with a family from Saida at the home of one of their relatives. Here, we were filled in on the situation. They recounted that the Israeli army had occupied the house of Sharif Abdul Ghani four ...

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Sharing Each Others’ Pain

By Peggy Gish CPT Hebron “A donkey was stolen by an Israeli settler from the Karmel settlement, and we saw it inside the settlement compound. Please come with us to photograph it for evidence when we make our complaint.” two ...

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Visiting Ramzi

By Philippe Eli Fabrikant Today three of us went to visit Ramzi Yasin in Muqassed Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit. Ramzi was shot in his head by a rubber bullet on the Friday demo in Bil’in. It eventually caused ...

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Qawawis

End of June, 2005 By M. Settlers brought their sheep to graze on land belonging to Qawawis. The villagers called the police who did not seem interested. After about 40 minutes a jeep with 5 soldiers showed up. Some men ...

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Justice?

By Marcie Yesterday I woke up early and headed for a small village in the West Bank, outside of Ramallah, called Bil’in. I arrived earlier than I had expected so I wandered around trying to see where the new portion ...

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Anniversary Protest in Bil’in met with military violence

By A. To mark the one year anniversary of the International Court of Justice decision that the annexation barrier being built by Israel is illegal, hundreds of villagers, Palestinians from surrounding villages, internationals, and Israelis demonstrated in Bil’in on Friday. ...

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When You Remember

A poem By Bob Green Marhaba Ya Rifka! Hello! Marhaba Yoram, Malka, Avishai, Marhaba K’tsia, Marion, Yehoshua, Yaël. Keef hal-ak? How are you? Beloved friends of my father and mother for 50 years – When will I visit you in ...

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Another Child- Update from Balata

I’m tired. Not just from sleep deprivation — the Israeli occupation forces have entered several nights this week — although that is some part of it, or the anaemia I’ve now succumbed to. I’m tired by the frustration and heartbreak ...

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Transcript of Abdallah’s Interrogation

Abdallah waited until 2pm to be lead into the interrogation, accompanied by an international and an attorney. They were not present during the interview. Captain Rizik did not participate in the interrogation but typed into the computer, whilst the other ...

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