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Guardian: The moderate blindfold

By: Ben White October 19, 2007 We’ve had Live 8 and Live Earth, and this week, albeit on a smaller scale, we almost had One Million Voices. Organised by the OneVoice group, the declared aim was to bring together Palestinians ...

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BBC: Hope flowers for West Bank school

By Raffi Berg For the Palestinian children of Hope Flowers School, violence and conflict is a part of everyday life. Just six km (four miles) from Jerusalem, their village has seen repeated Israeli incursions, shootings and demolitions by the army. ...

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Ha’aretz: Democracy is more than going to the polls

By: Amira Hass October 2nd, 2007 “The protest wave has calmed down,” some Israeli journalists said Friday of the Burmese military junta’s success in driving thousands of demonstrators off the streets, using excessive violence. Despite the natural sympathy for the ...

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Ha’aretz: Twilight Zone – The children of 5767

By: Gideon Levy September 28th, 2007 It was a pretty quiet year, relatively speaking. Only 457 Palestinians and 10 Israelis were killed, according to the B’Tselem human rights organization, including the victims of Qassam rockets. Fewer casualties than in many ...

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Guardian: Life behind the wire

By: Chris Doyle September 24, 2007 Imagine if, after an IRA bombing, a British prime minister declared Catholic areas in Northern Ireland to be hostile territory, and threatened to reduce or cut off goods, water, fuel and electricity supplies. It ...

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Ha’aretz: Listen as the silence breaks

by Dalia Karpel September 21st, 2007. A NEW ISRAELI STUDY CONFIRMS OUR WORST FEARS. “We – Israeli Soldiers – were put there to punish the Palestinians”, says Ilan Vilenda, an Israeli soldier who served in Rafah during the first Intifada. ...

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