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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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Demonstrators Block Route 60 Near Beit Ummar

Popular Struggle Coordination Committee 6 March 2010 Demonstrators protesting the deceleration of the Cave of the Patriarchs and Joseph’s Tomb as Israeli heritage sites, manged to block the main road from Jerusalem to Hebron. In response to the inclusion of ...

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Israeli forces kidnap four in Beit Ommar

International Solidarity Movement 24 January 2010 At 4am on January 21st, at least 30 members of the Israel Police, Border Police, Army and Secret Police (Shin Bet) raided the village of Beit Ommar, arresting four men. At the home of ...

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Settlers set Saffa valley ablaze

Palestine Solidarity Project 13 July 2009 Monday, July 13, 2009, PSP received reports that farmland in Saffa area of Beit Ommar had been set on fire by settlers from neighboring Bat ‘Ayn. Initially, a PSP committee member and the mayor ...

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Farmers, activists beaten and arrested in Saffa

Palestine Solidarity Project 15 June 2009 This Saturday, as has been done every Saturday for over a month, International and Israeli activists joined Hamad and Jabber Soleiby and their families as they worked their land in Saffa, near Bat ‘Ain ...

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Israeli forces arrest three solidarity activists in Safa

For Immediate Release 13 June 2009: Israeli forces have arrested 1 Israeli and 2 international solidarity activists in the West Bank village of Safa. Around 7am, Palestinian farmers, accompanied by 15 international and 10 Israeli solidarity activists, attempted to access ...

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