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Rachel Corrie: Answers needed

The family of English peace activist Tom Hurndall is experiencing the cold comfort of justice at last. Hurndall, 22, was shot in the head by an Israeli sniper in Rafah about two years ago while moving Palestinian children out of ...

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Azzoun burns

Villagers set fire to some of their own olive trees to send a message to settlers that even if they get the land, they won’t get the agriculture that Palestinian families have spent generations cultivating. By Sarita Friday, August 12 ...

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The Ariel Finger and its Impacts

by Nijmie of the International Women’s Peace Service Ariel settlement – the strategy then and now The settlement of Ariel was established in 1978. Its founding population of forty settlers has burgeoned due to its strategic location (close to Tel ...

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Threat to divest is Church tool in Israeli fight

by Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times August 6th, 2005 www.catdestroyshomes.org/article.php?id=454 The Presbyterian Church U.S.A. announced Friday that it would press four American corporations to stop providing military equipment and technology to Israel for use in the occupation of the ...

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Who is terrorizing whom?

Photo courtesy of Operation Dove (At-Tuwani, Southern Hebron Hills, Palestinian Occupied Territories) IDF soldiers, without respecting Israeli or international laws, assault a Palestinian shepherd. The soldiers claimed he was allowing his sheep to graze on land under military closure. August ...

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The Disengagement and the Palestinians

PHOTO BY: Nir Elias/Reuters Opponents to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan (L) dance in front of Israeli soldiers (R) as they secure the fence of Kfar Maimon July 20, 2005. Many of the thousands of rightist protesters massed ...

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Checkpoints destroy Palestinian economy

Street theatre and demonstration in Deir Ballut By Sarita August 4 Deir Ballut villagers were joined today by 30 International and Israeli activists in a demonstration against the military check point blocking the entrance to their village. Deir Ballut, southwest ...

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