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Israeli troops kidnap 4 West Bank civilians

Press TV 23 June 2009 Zionist troops have invaded Bil’in village in the central West Bank and kidnapped two teenagers and two adults. Palestinian locals said the kidnappings took place at two different times. The first incident took place late ...

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Africa-Israel under scrutiny for settlement construction

Adri Nieuwhof | Electronic Intifada 22 June 2009 Africa-Israel is the latest target of a boycott campaign by Palestine solidarity activists because of the company’s involvement in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. American and European financial ...

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West Bank village sues developers in Montreal court

Leigh Anne Williams | Anglican Journal 22 June 2009 The Israeli-Palestinian dispute over land in the occupied territories has come to a Montreal courtroom this week. Lawyers for the West Bank village of Bil’in are suing developers Green Park International ...

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Nonviolent resistance in the south Hebron hills

Joy Ellison | Electronic Intifada 18 June 2009 A couple of months ago I had the great pleasure of watching Palestinians successfully graze their sheep near Avigail settlement, on land where they are regularly attacked and harassed. The joy I ...

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Bat Ayin settlers uproot trees from Palestinian land

Ma’an News 22 June 2009 Israeli settlers uprooted more than 150 olive and grape trees from Palestinian-owned land in Wadi Abu Ar-Rish, near the settlement of Bat Ayin, south of Bethlehem, on Monday, witnesses said. Settlers from Bat Ayin also ...

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Lawsuit brings murky West Bank land deals to light

Amy Teibel | The Associated Press 21 June 2009 It reads like a standard real estate contract between a Zionist institution and an Israeli couple. But it offers a rare glimpse into the bureaucratic smoke screen that helps ensure a ...

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