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Sowing wheat in Israel’s kill zone

by Radhika Sainath 22 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade One need not be an agronomist to know that its been a long time since the farmers of Khuza’a, Gaza have tended to their land near the border.  ...

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Nasr Ibrahim Alean was murdered by Israel Thursday

by Nathan Stuckey 7 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Nasr Ibrahim Alean was a 23 year old farmer from Beit Lahia.  He was murdered on November 3, 2011.  He was picking strawberries in his field when he was ...

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Harvesting olives as a statement of resistance

by Ben Lorber 24 October 2011 | The Electronic Intifada Palestinian villages across the West Bank are undertaking their annual olive harvest this October, amid fears of harassment and violence from Israeli settlers and soldiers. While the Palestinian olive harvest is ...

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In Photos: The survival of olives

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The olive harvest started in theWest Bankin early October and will continue in some villages until mid-November.  Olives have been cultivated in Palestinian land for thousands of years.  Around 95% of ...

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Essam Aoudhi: Martyred in defense of Qusra

23 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Today Essam Kamal Abed Aoudhi, a 35 year old father of 8 children from the village of Qusra, was murdered by the Israeli army as they fired live ammunition indiscriminately into ...

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