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California residents disrupt Olmert

Indy Bay 22 October 2009 Twenty-two activists were arrested at Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s speech to the World Affairs Council tonight between 6:30 and 7:30pm at the Westin St. Francis Hotel (Union Square). Inside the auditorium, activists began disrupting ...

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Rebuilding Gaza’s infrastructure with mud

Eva Bartlett | Electronic Intifada 14 October 2009 SHEIKH ZAYED, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – On a searing summer morning, workers are adding layers to the mud-brick police station being constructed in Sheikh Zayed, northern Gaza. “We started building on ...

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UN must immediately adopt and act on Goldstone report

Omar Barghouti | ZNet 5 October 2009 Palestinian civil society has strongly and almost unanimously condemned the Palestinian Authority’s latest decision to delay adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of the report prepared by the UN Fact-Finding Mission, headed ...

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Gazan human rights organizations hold press conference

ISM Gaza 3 October 2009 Following the Palestinian Authority decision on 2 October to defer the draft proposal endorsing the UN “Goldstone Report”, nearly twenty different human rights organizations issued a statement and held a press conference condemning the Palestinian ...

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Israel demands PA drop war crimes suit at The Hague

Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff | Ha’aretz 27 September 2009 Tensions are mounting between Israel and the Palestinian Authority following Ramallah’s call on the International Court at The Hague to examine claims of “war crimes” that the IDF allegedly committed ...

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ICC may try IDF officer in wake of Goldstone Gaza report

Yotam Feldman | Ha’aretz 24 September 2009 A senior prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said Monday that he is considering opening an investigation into whether Lt. Col. David Benjamin, an Israel Defense Forces reserve officer, allowed ...

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