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Israel: end crackdown on Anti-Wall activists

Human Rights Watch 5 March 2010 Israel should immediately end its arbitrary detention of Palestinians protesting the separation barrier, Human Rights Watch said today. Israel is building most of the barrier inside the West Bank rather than along the Green ...

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Picking pebbles to live somehow

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 2 March 2010 They come by the hundreds every day to sand dunes and rubble sites to sift for pebbles, stones and sand that can be used in making concrete blocks. They lean into ...

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Israel clampdowns on non-violent protest

Jonathan Cook | Middle East Online 12 February 2010 The Israeli courts ordered the release this week of two foreign women arrested by the army in the West Bank in what human-rights lawyers warn has become a wide-ranging clampdown by ...

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An unacceptable fight against protest

Ha’aretz 12 February 2010 Israeli security forces have recently intensified their fight against peace activists from here and abroad who seek to protest against the occupation and identify with the Palestinian inhabitants. This week, Israeli soldiers raided the Ramallah offices ...

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IDF twice raids Ramallah office of pro-Palestinian group

Nir Hasson | Ha’aretz 11 February 2010 Israel Defense Forces soldiers raided the International Solidarity Movement’s Ramallah office Wednesday for the second time this week, confiscating computers, T-shirts and bracelets engraved with the word “Palestine.” On Sunday, soldiers arrested Ariadna ...

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Israeli forces arrest two foreigners in West Bank

Reuters 7 February 2010 Palestinian government spokesman Ghassan Khatib said the arrest of Spaniard Ariadna Jove Marti and Australian Bridgette Chappell in the city of Ramallah violated interim peace accords that gave Palestinians self-rule in parts of the West Bank. ...

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“Together we can end this occupation”

Jody McIntyre | The Electronic Intifada 29 January 2010 The Israeli military recently dropped hundreds of leaflets warning Palestinian residents from the village of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip not to travel within 300 meters of the border ...

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