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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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Israel signals tougher line on West Bank protests

Isabel Kershner | The New York Times 28 January 2010 Apparently concerned that the protests could spread, the Israeli Army and security forces have recently begun clamping down, arresting scores of local organizers and activists here and conducting nighttime raids ...

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Israel Expels Top Ma’an Journalist

Ma’an News Agency January 21, 2010 Bethlehem – Ma’an – A week after he was detained and then questioned over news stories criticizing Israel, a top Ma’an journalist was deported on Wednesday. Jared Malsin, chief English editor at the Bethlehem-based ...

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