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Solidarity Against Occupation

by Stefan Christoff I travelled to Jordan from Montreal, Canada, at the end of November with plans to cross the Israeli controlled border into Palestine to work with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). I was refused entry into Israel after ...

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On the West Bank, a Hint of Resistence Without Blood

By James Bennet Originally published in the New York Times West Bank – The barrier Israel is building against West Bank Palestinians has had a striking, if unintended, effect: It has stirred a sustained, bloodless protest movement among Palestinians for ...

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It Must Come Tumbling Down

Land-grab wall or security fence, Israel’s new project is a barrier to Mideast peace By Ayed Morrar Originally published in the Globe & Mail From the West Bank’s olive groves to the hearing that continues in a Hague courtroom, Palestinians ...

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The Peaceful Way Works Best

By Gideon Levy http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/393347.html There’s a remote little village in the West Bank that decided to behave differently. A village whose residents decided not to lament and not to blow themselves up. They chose another way between violence and surrender. ...

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The Village Against the Fence

By Amira Hass http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/392934.html A serious-looking black dog, whose eyes looked almost hollow, freely crossed the naked strip of land west of the villages of Qibiya and Budrus, which stretches from the village of Rantis, about five kilometers to the ...

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Guardian Obituary: Tom Hurndall

An aspiring photojournalist and committed peace activist By Carl Arrindell Originally published in The Guardian In the spring of 2002, Tom Hurndall made a journey around Europe, which then took him on to Egypt and Jordan. He was young, a ...

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Expanding Settlements Invade Palestinian Lands

by Patrick Connors Originally published by CommonDreams.org At the White House last Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon again pledged to remove West Bank settlement outposts. But despite similar promises, and televised images of Israeli soldiers wrestling with Jewish settlers ...

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United by Hatred of Oppression

by Johann Hari Originally published by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer In the hills of Palestine, next to a village called Anin, three groups of people stood one recent afternoon amid clouds of tear gas and the boom of bullets to yell ...

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