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State to reinvestigate wounding of U.S. activist

Cnaan Liphshiz | Ha’aretz 12 March 2010 The state this week agreed to reinvestigate the 2009 near-fatal wounding of American pro-Palestinian protester Tristan Anderson in the West Bank, after his lawyer complained that the discontinued probe of the case was ...

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Border Control / Biden and the bulldozer

Akiva Eldar | Ha’aretz 9 March 2010 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who arrived in Israel yesterday, didn’t look for camels among the cars on the road from Ben-Gurion International Airport to Jerusalem. In a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing ...

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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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