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Why did Israel stop me from visiting the West Bank?

by Alistair George 15 March 2012 | The Electronic Intifada The standard line trotted out by Israeli politicians is that Israel is the only democracy among a sea of repressive Arab autocracies. Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz claimed recently that ...

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Official Release: “The New Black” by The Mavrix

13 March 2012 | Palestine Solidarity Alliance and PACBI In a first ever musical collaboration between South Africa and Palestine, South African band, The Mavrix, and Palestinian Oud player, Mohammed Omar, have released a music video called “The New Black”. The ...

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New military gate limits access to Beit Iksa land

12 March 2012 | WAFA News Agency A new military-controlled road gate the Israeli army had set up on Monday in the village of Beit Iksa, northwest of Jerusalem, raised concern of possible takeover of almost 2000 dunums of land as ...

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Gaza rally for Hana Shalabi on International Women’s Day

by Joe Catron 8 March 2012 | Mondoweiss Hundreds of Palestinian women filled the street outside Gaza’s International Committee of the Red Cross this morning, marking International Women’s Day by demanding the release of administrative detainee Hana Shalabi on the ...

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Make some noise: Malcolm X in Gaza

by Joe Catron 29 February 2012 | Alresalah Press At the end of the United States’ Black History Month, one week after the 47th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination in New York’s Audubon Ballroom, and another week shy of my first ...

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Israel raids Ramallah TV stations

29 February 2012 | Ma’an News Israeli forces raided two Palestinian television networks early Wednesday in Ramallah and briefly detained four employees, journalists said.Soldiers confiscated computers used by editors and reporters in Watan TV’s newsroom and general offices as well ...

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