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Gaza Freedom March: The siege has to end

Bianca Zammit | Palestine Chronicle 24 December 2009 “Is this our fate? Is this what we are worth? Nothing more than pictures on the wall?” said Um Rabia referring to what has now become a custom in Palestine, covering walls ...

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London joins International Day of Action Against Ahava

ISM London 19 December 2009 Ahava, an Israeli beauty product company that operates on stolen Palestinian land, was the target of protest on Saturday by approximately 20 pro-Palestine activists. With Dead Sea mud covering their faces and dressed in bath ...

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A call from Gaza

20 December 2009 This week marks one year since Israel began its attack on the Gaza Strip: a year since phosphorus bombs, dime bombs and other weapons of death and destruction were unleashed on a defenseless civilian population. A year ...

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Gaza must be rebuilt now

Jimmy Carter | The Guardian 19 December 2009 It is generally recognised that the Middle East peace process is in the doldrums, almost moribund. Israeli settlement expansion within Palestine continues, and PLO leaders refuse to join in renewed peace talks ...

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The Palestinian Prisoners’ Plight

Bianca Zammit and Fadi Skaik 29 November 2009 There are currently approximately 11,000 Palestinian prisoners being held captive in Israeli jails across Israel. Whilst their imprisonment is of itself in direct contravention of international law, the whole arrest, judiciary and ...

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Bilin’s legal struggle continues

10 November 2009 Jillian Kestler-D’Amours | The Electronic Intifada Abdullah Abu Rahme can no longer sleep in his own home. A member of the Bilin Popular Committee Against the Wall, Abu Rahme explained that since Bilin began its legal proceedings ...

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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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