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Israel’s wall still deepening the divide

Ben White | The Guardian 9 July 2009 Five years ago today, the international court of justice in The Hague published its advisory opinion on Israel’s separation wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The keenly awaited verdict, requested by ...

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UN: Israel must tear down West Bank barrier

Associated Press 8 July 2009 Israel must tear down its West Bank separation barrier, a senior U.N. official said Wednesday, marking five years since the International Court of Justice declared the barrier illegal and a violation of Palestinian rights. The ...

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Oppose the state, not the people

Yotam Feldman | Ha’aretz 2 July 2009 Ramallah’s intellectual elite, foreigners and curious spectators gathered last Saturday at the Friends School in Ramallah to hear writer and political activist Naomi Klein lecture to a packed auditorium. Following a musical interlude ...

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Lawsuit brings murky West Bank land deals to light

Amy Teibel | The Associated Press 21 June 2009 It reads like a standard real estate contract between a Zionist institution and an Israeli couple. But it offers a rare glimpse into the bureaucratic smoke screen that helps ensure a ...

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Veolia likely to abandon rail project

Abbas Al Lawati | Gulf News 9 June 2009 Dubai: One of the two transport companies facing a lawsuit in France for their involvement in a controversial Israeli rail project in occupied East Jerusalem has reportedly planned to withdraw from ...

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