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Two arrested in Al Ma’asara

International Solidarity Movement 2nd April, 2010 Demonstrators gathered today in Al Masara, near Bethlehem, in commemoration of Land Day, marking the anniversary of mass confiscation of Palestinian land in 1976. Palestinians, Israelis and internationals marched peacefully towards the village’s land. ...

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Bethlehem is on fire. Apartheid is burning.

15 March 2010 Two months ago there was one weekly demonstration in the Bethlehem area, this weekend alone there were four. With Al-Ma’sara on Friday, Beit Ummar and Jubbet adh Dhib on Saturday and Beit Jala on Sunday, the third ...

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Palestinian Organizer Assaulted at an Israeli Checkpoint

Popular Struggle Co-ordination Committee 2 March 2010 Mahmoud Zwahre, a prominent member of the alMaasara Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, was brutally assaulted at the Israeli Container Checkpoint near Bethlehem this morning. Zwahre was on his way to ...

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Ma’asara Demonstration Takes a New Route to Settler Road

12 February 2010 Activists in Ma’asara village near Bethlehem changed their demonstration route today and marched to the “settler only” road outside the village. Once they reached Highway 60 the demonstration was surrounded by Israeli soldiers and the area was ...

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Demonstrators plant olive trees at al-Ma’asara, one arrested

22 January 2010 This week’s Friday demonstration in al-Ma’asara celebrated the Palestinian Day of the Tree. Some 70 demonstrators, Palestinian, Israeli and international, marched from the centre of the village towards the route of the Apartheid fence, carrying young olive ...

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Building a different Middle East

Joel Beinin | The Nation 15 January 2010 Like every other woman in her village Umm Hasan wears a headscarf. Her husband and other male relatives are not on the scene. But this is not an obstacle to her animated ...

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