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10-year-old Palestinian boy jailed for 11 hours

Ali Waked | YNet News 15 November 2009 Hussam Faisal Muhana, 10, heeded the calls made on Saturday over the loudspeakers throughout his village of Deir al-Ghusun near Tulkarem encouraging residents to participate in a demonstration against the separation fence. ...

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From Gaza to Obama: An open letter

Haidar Eid | Ma’an News 16 November 2009 Dear Mr President, You will probably not read this letter due to your busy schedule and the huge number of messages you receive from presidents, kings, princes, sheiks, and prime ministers. Who ...

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Baseball team urged to cut ties with Israeli group

Eli Clifton | IPS News 14 November 2009 A coalition of 11 U.S., Israeli and Palestinian groups are calling on the New York Mets baseball team to cancel a fundraiser by the “violent and racist” Israeli Hebron Fund which is ...

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Naalin: Protestors say IDF using live fire

Ali Waked | YNet News 13 November 2009 Two Palestinians were injured Friday at the weekly anti-fence protest in the West Bank village of Naalin. The protestors claim Israeli security forces have reinstated the use of Ruger rifles, which have ...

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Palestinian cave-dweller fights Israeli eviction

YNet News 12 November 2009 A Palestinian camping in an ancient cave near Jerusalem says he has been told by Israeli authorities to get out because the hillside is slated for a housing development and his “illegal” home will be ...

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Bilin’s legal struggle continues

10 November 2009 Jillian Kestler-D’Amours | The Electronic Intifada Abdullah Abu Rahme can no longer sleep in his own home. A member of the Bilin Popular Committee Against the Wall, Abu Rahme explained that since Bilin began its legal proceedings ...

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Interview: Living under constant fear of arrest

5 November 2009 Jody McIntyre | Electronic Intifada Mohammed Ahmed Issa Yassen, 20, lives in the occupied West Bank village of Bilin, where he works in his family’s car garage business as a mechanic. He is also a student at ...

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Palestinians who see nonviolence as their weapon

Richard Boudreaux | The Los Angeles Times 4 November 2009 Every Friday, Mohammed Khatib’s forces assemble for battle with the Israeli army and gather their weapons: a bullhorn, banners — and a fierce belief that peaceful protest can bring about ...

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