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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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Jordan Valley may be hurdle in peace talks

Howard Schneider | The Washington Post 2 November 2009 The backhoes are busy on housing plots for this new Israeli settlement in the Jordan Valley, and young families, under army guard and toting M-16s, have begun cultivating dozens of acres ...

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Jews take over Jerusalem house from Palestinians

Douglas Hamilton | Reuters 3 November 2009 Jews took over another house in Arab East Jerusalem on Tuesday in what Palestinians say is a systematic campaign to drive them out and strengthen Israel’s hold on all of Jerusalem. The house, ...

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