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Peace workers denied access to Bethlehem

In the early hours of this morning the Israeli authorities at Tel Aviv airport stopped a group of international observers who were en route to a Christmas peace conference in Bethlehem. After lengthy interrogations, two (UK) were allowed to enter ...

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AP: Israel Raids Offices of Activist Group

Jason Keyser | Associated Press JERUSALEM – The Israeli army raided the West Bank offices of a foreign pro-Palestinian group yesterday, confiscating computers and documents and arresting an American and an Australian, witnesses and a group spokeswoman said. Israeli troops ...

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Israeli soldiers attack children in Bethlehem

by Kristin Ess Over 1000 children, aged roughly between 8 and 12 years old, gathered today in Manger Square in front of Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity to demonstrate in support of the Iraqi people. The kids were holding hand-made ...

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Bethlehem nabbing

by Kristin Ess Yesterday Israeli soldiers were standing in the middle of baba skak (the main intersection in Bethlehem) pointing guns at school children and screaming at them to go home. All the little kids here wear uniforms to school, ...

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Midnight Victim

by Neda, Beit Sahour It could happen very simply to any girl of us, and without any consideration to any international law or any humanitarian sense, one girl of my classmates was arrested while she was drowning in her innocent ...

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Experiences in Violence vs. Kindness

by Megan Ok… here is what happened in Bethlehem. I went to Jerusalem, to the Damascus Gate, and took a cab to a side route into Bethlehem because the town was under curfew so no one could enter or leave. ...

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Letter from Dheishe Refugee Camp

Hi Folks, In the past week since I left, it’s been hard to sit down and put together some thoughts, since new experiences keep happening. Here are a few. The volunteers for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) who showed up ...

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Two Days in Bethlehem

by Chris and Carl Our affinity group members, Mike, Ronise (who is deaf) and Jennie went to the Deaf School in Bethlehem. The school serves boys and girls from 6 months to 15 years old. It was a well equipped ...

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