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HRW: Israel Blocks Rights Defender’s Travel

Human Rights Watch Shawan Jabarin of Al-Haq Unable to Collect Human Rights Prize The Israeli High Court’s decision on March 10 to block travel outside the West Bank of the human rights defender Shawan Jabarin violates his rights to a ...

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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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Israel boycott movement gains momentum

Mel Frykberg | Inter Press Service 3 March 2009 “Standing United with the People of Gaza” is the theme of this week’s Israel Apartheid Week (IAW), which kicked off in Toronto and another 39 cities across the globe Sunday. A ...

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Settlers burn Bil’in’s Center for Peace

Kristen Ess | Palestine News Network The western Ramallah town of Bil’in is known for its unrelenting resistance to occupation, particularly to the Wall that crisscrosses its land. In the West Bank, the Wall and settlements generally come hand in ...

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An open letter to Sir Roger Moore

PACBI | Unless we do something about it, we’ll never ever be able to hold our heads up!! An Open Letter to Sir Roger Moore 8 February 2009 The Palestinian arts community has received the news of your plans to ...

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