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Israel signals tougher line on West Bank protests

Isabel Kershner | The New York Times 28 January 2010 Apparently concerned that the protests could spread, the Israeli Army and security forces have recently begun clamping down, arresting scores of local organizers and activists here and conducting nighttime raids ...

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Journalist arrested at peaceful tree-planting action

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On 23 January, Israeli soldiers declared Palestinian land south of the Israeli settlement outpost Havot Ma’on (Hill 833) a closed military zone, then arrested a Palestinian journalist from Pal Media. The journalist was reporting ...

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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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Tree-planting action to be held in At-Tuwani

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On Saturday 23 January Palestinians will demonstrate against the recent destruction of a grove of olive trees and plant new trees, in order to show their determination to continue accessing and cultivating their land. ...

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Israel tries to silence political protest

Ben Hubbard | Washington Post Israel is arresting a growing number of prominent opponents to its policies toward the Palestinians, say critics who are accusing the government of trying to crush legitimate dissent. In the most high-profile case yet, Jerusalem ...

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Beit Hannoun demonstrates to reclaim their land

ISM Gaza 18 January 2010 Today the 18th January 2010 four International Solidarity Movement activists participated in a demonstration to reclaim Palestinian Land in Beit Hannoun, northern Gaza. The demonstration was organized by the Local Initiative Beit Hannoun Group and ...

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