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Arabs slam bill to criminalize ‘nakba’

Brenda Gazzar | The Jerusalem Post 17 May 2009 Arab activists and politicians are slamming proposed legislation that would criminalize commemorating the establishment of the State of Israel as a day of mourning. The bill, which has been submitted by ...

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Life among the ruins in Gaza

Amira Hass | Ha’aretz 15 May 2009 Wadi Gaza is an agricultural region southeast of Gaza City. The ruins of Hussein al Aaidy’s family home are immediately apparent. The houses (and several other heaps of ruins) are scattered among budding ...

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Palestinians mark the Nakba

AFP 14 May 2009 Thousands of Palestinians on Thursday marked the 61st anniversary of the Naqba, the “catastrophe” that sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of refugees after Israel was created in 1948. Holding Palestinian flags and photos of ...

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Anti-Israel activists urge Leonard Cohen to nix T.A. show

Cnaan Liphshiz | Ha’aretz 11 May 2009 Anti-Israel activists are stepping up efforts to dissuade Leonard Cohen from performing in Israel in September. The activists urge supporters to “apply pressure during his tour by local groups along his path,” in ...

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