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Proceedings in US national’s civil suit over West Bank injury to begin

13 November 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee UPDATE: The opening court date has been postponed from 17 November to 24 November 2011. Tristan Anderson, a US National, suffered a life-threatening injury after being shot in the head with a high velocity tear-gas projectile during an anti-Wall demonstration on March 13th, 2009. On 13 March 2009, Israeli Border Police officers shot US activist from California, Tristan Anderson, in the head with a high velocity ...

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Solidarity with the Palestinian Freedom Riders

10 November 2011 | Jewish Voice for Peace On November 15th, Palestinian activists will attempt to board segregated Israeli settler public transport headed to occupied East Jerusalem in an act of civil disobedience inspired by the Freedom Riders of the ...

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Act Now: Rafah border crossing closed for 6 days

5 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Only hours after activists from popular committees and youth movements throughout the West Bank formally presented the Egyptian ambassador, His Excellency Yasser Othman, with an appeal and a petition to open the Rafah crossing unconditionally and permanently, ...

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Act now to defend today’s boats to Gaza

2 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Two boats, called “Freedom Waves to Gaza,” are now traveling on the high seas to the besieged Gaza Strip. Their civilian passengers include people from five countries, including Palestinians from 1948. This ...

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#FreedomWaves launches to bring Gaza humanitarian aid

by Ben Lorber 2 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Wednesday, November 2, two international ships left the Turkish harbor to carry humanitarian aid through the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The event, called ‘Freedom Waves for Gaza’,  ...

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CPT-Palestine closes At-Tuwani project

November 2, 2011 | Christian Peacemaker Team – Palestine In 2004, the village of At-Tuwani and its Israeli partner, Ta’ayush, approached CPT’s Hebron team and the Italian peace group, Operation Dove, asking if they could provide accompaniment for the children ...

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