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In Palestine, to exist is to resist

by Melinda Tuhus 24 January 2012 | In These Times Behind the headlines, Palestinians are using nonviolent direct action to protest the status quo. WEST BANK, PALESTINE – On November 15, Mazin Qumsiyeh and other Palestinian activists boarded public bus ...

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Freedom Rides to Jerusalem

by Anne Paq 17 November 2011 | Chroniques de Palestine On the 15th of November, Palestinian activists from the West Bank boarded a segregated Israeli bus used by Israeli settlers to Jerusalem in an attempt to highlight the regime of ...

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A visual chronology of the Freedom Rides

Photo: Dena Elian, Sixteen Minutes to Palestine - Click here for more images

by Dena Elian 16 November 2011 | Sixteen Minutes to Palestine On November 15, 2011, six Palestinian Freedom Riders boarded a settler-only bus traveling to occupied East Jerusalem to openly challenge Israel’s apartheid policies towards Palestinians and its minority populations. ...

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Freedom Riders: “I felt like I was witnessing history”

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by Ben Lorber  15 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Earlier today, 7 Palestinian activists were arrested as part of the Freedom Rides attempt to board segregated buses going from the West Bank into occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinians, ...

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