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Protests Outside Bil’in to Continue on Friday

West Bank villagers to show the faces of Bush INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT — A nonviolent protest against the building of the illegal separation barrier near Bil’in is set for Friday, July 22 at 1 p.m. Residents of Bil’in will be ...

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Update on Bil’in Arrestees

A military appeals judge ruled today to extend the detention of non-violent community organizer Abdullah Abu Rahme of Bil’in until Sunday at 11:00 AM when the military prosecution’s appeal against Abdullah’s release on bail will be heard. Earlier today a ...

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What Every American Should Know about Israel/Palestine

A heart-rending talk giving by Cindy and Craig Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie. www.traprockpeace.org/corrie_chicago_03july05.html Rachel was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer when she attempted to block the path to a Palestinian home that they were trying to ...

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Nablus Summer Campaign Program

July 21st-28th 2005 There will be five direct actions in the Nablus area, four in the surrounding villages and one at the main checkpoint. Friday July 22nd: Asira Village Direct Action to open Sabaatash (17), the main road from Asira ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Staying Arrested Together

INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT — Three international activists are refusing to sign release papers after being arrested alongside a Palestinian protester. The arrests occurred during a nonviolent action against the Illegal barrier in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The three ...

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Non-Violent Organizing Resumes in Salfit

Place: Deir Ballut, Az Zawiya, and Mas’ha in the Salfit District, West Bank Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 Time: 10:00 a.m. Non-violent Palestinian activists, joined by internationals and Israelis, will hold a one day tour of three villages in the ...

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Together

By Mansour It is a very hot day today… in fact the last two months have been very hot here in Palestine, yet we continue to have a strong desire to resist the Occupation, especially the Annexation Wall. Every day ...

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ACTION ALERT: Palestinian Gandhi Re-arrested

The Palestinian Gandhi, Abdullah Abu Rahme, and Akram Al Khatib, two members of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in, were arrested Friday, July 15, 2005 and are still being held at Ofer Military Base. The two ...

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Lawyers Challenge EU and UK over Inaction on Palestine

Lawyers acting for campaigns group War on Want will today send letters to President José Manuel Barroso of the European Commission and UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw challenging them to provide evidence of any action they have taken to curtail ...

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