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Not a happy Mother’s Day

Not a happy Mother’s Day by Martinez “No, this is not a happy Mother’s Day!” said Fatima Brijea as she pointed to the framed photograph behind me. It was her son. He was assassinated by the Israeli army. I sat ...

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“We are a Democracy!”

by Hugh, March 11th Walking through Bethlehem yesterday I was stopped by a taxi driver I have come to know over the years, Abu Anwar. He seemed agitated and angry. He knows of my work over here and was keen ...

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South Bethlehem villagers protest at worksite of shame

by the ISM media team, March 9th Villagers from the South Bethlehem region came together again this Friday to protest at the annexation and destruction of their agricultural land. After prayers held on land belonging to Umm Salamuna village, speeches ...

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Six activists arrested for blocking work on Wall

UPDATE 3PM – all the activists have been released after being made to sign conditions saying they wouldn’t return to the site of their arrest for 15 days FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Six activists have just been arrested for trying to ...

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IOF attack South Bethlehem farmers, 3 arrested

by the ISM media team, February 27th UDPATE March 1st – Rashid remains in detention in Etzion military detention centre. Rashid was abducted for assaulting a soldier after being beaten by the IOF. UPDATE and CORRECTION February 28th – Mahmoud, ...

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South Bethlehem cultural festival on land annexed for Wall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This Friday villagers from South Bethlehem will hold a cultural festival on their land which is being confiscated for the annexation barrier. Villagers will march from Umm Salamuna village mosque after midday prayers to this confiscated agricultural ...

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South Bethlehem village marked out for the Wall

by ISM Hebron, February 21st Human rights workers (HRWs) in Hebron received a request for international presence in Umm Salamuna village south of Bethlehem as the IOF had invaded the village. They arrived in Umm Salamuna village around 9:30 am ...

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