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Is this a real move to peace?

by K. Flo Razowsky Originally in The Minneapolis Star Tribune According to the international media, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip is an unprecedented move toward peace. The situation on the ground demands further inspection. Daily, ...

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Bil’in: A Struggle in Pictures

Jon Elmer, a photojournalist with the The New Standard, put together a photo essay from the August 12 demonstration against Israel’s annexation wall in Bil’in. You can view it and read the accompanying article here.

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Bil’in, a test field for new Israeli weapons

Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies Tuesday, 09 August 2005 Israeli and international leftist peace activists accused the Israeli army of using demonstrations against the Separation Wall in the West Bank village of Bil’in as a “test field” for its new ...

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Border Police `lie about violence at fence protests’

By Jonathan Lis Ha’aretz Daily For more than six months, dozens of Israelis and hundreds of Palestinians have been demonstrating every weekend against the construction of the separation fence near the West Bank village of Bil’in. These demonstrations, defined by ...

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A West Bank village opts for peaceful protest to broach the Wall

By MOHAMMED KHATIB The Seattle Post Intelligencer seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/233676_arab24.html Sunday, July 24, 2005 Israel’s planned evacuation of its illegal Gaza settlements is a positive step but it should not be mistaken for the end of Israel’s military occupation. While the world’s ...

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CKUT 90.3 FM Radio: ISM Montreal reports from Palestine

Listen to an interview with Sarita Ahooja, a Montreal-based activist, currently in Occupied Palestine as a delegate for the International Solidarity Movement’s Freedom Summer campaign. Sarita talks about the recent activities of the ISM, the brutal efforts of the Israeli ...

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Beyond the wall

Something is astir in Bilin — mass Palestinian demonstrations based on non-violence and Israeli participation. Graham Usher reports from the West Bank village weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/751/re1.htm Sheikh Taysir Al-Tammimi, one of the leading Islamic clerics in the West Bank, gently pulls away ...

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Help us stop Israel’s wall peacefully

International Herald Tribune www.iht.com/articles/2005/07/11/opinion/edkhatib.php BILIN, West Bank: While the international media has been focusing on Israel’s planned withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, in my village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, we are living an equally important ...

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The disengagement as smoke screen

By Jonathan Pollak Originally published in Ha’aretz Exactly one year ago the International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled that the fence that Israel is building in the territories is illegal. However, one hardly needs to mention that the ...

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