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Travelers share tales from Rafah

by Venice Buhain Originally publsihed in The Olympian OLYMPIA — For a few hours Sunday, the Olympia Eagles Ballroom was filled with friendly chatter, the enticing smells of Mediterranean food and the delicate handiwork of Palestinian embroidery. But the main ...

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Carmel Agrexco on Trial in Britain

UK Criminal Trial Examines Export Company Carmel Agrexico’s Complicity in Israeli Apartheid Seven Palestine solidarity protesters from London and Brighton were arrested on 11th November 2004 after they took part in a non-violent blockade outside the UK base of an ...

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No Attempt to Kidnap Rachel Corrie’s Parents

From The Olympia-Rafah Sister City Project NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2006 News reports stating that the parents of slain American human rights activist Rachel Corrie were the intended targets of an attempted kidnapping Wednesday in Gaza are ...

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2006

Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) Read the entire report covering every area of the globe at http://hrw.org/wr2k6/ Following the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in November 2004, Palestinians held their second-ever national elections on January 9, 2005. The main contender, ...

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A Conference Against the Wall in Bil’in

[BILIN, West Bank] In our village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, we are living an important but overlooked story of the occupation. Though Israeli forces withdrew from Gaza earlier this year, they are continuing to expand ...

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