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Bedouin community endures demolitions

24 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On July 24th at around 1PM, a bulldozer accompanied by 10 military jeeps arrived in the Bedouin community of Mughayyar ad-Deir, about 12 km north east of Jerusalem, near the Ma’ale Michmas ...

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Israeli military targets al Khalayla in demolitions

11 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Monday, July 11th, the Israeli military demolished 5 buildings of local Palestinian businesses in the closed neighborhood of al -Khalayla near al-Jib village outside of Jerusalem. At 6:30am the owner of a ...

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Israel okays 942 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

5th April 2011 | Ma’an News Agency Jerusalem city council on Monday approved the construction of 942 new Jewish-only homes in Gilo settlement in occupied East Jersualem, a councillor told AFP. Elisha Peleg, from the right-wing Likud party, confirmed that ...

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Violence and trauma grips Silwan once again

5 March 2011 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center Violent confrontations erupted in Silwan yesterday, with clashes sparked in Samer Sarhan Street and spreading throughout various districts of the village. Witnesses state that in addition to firing heavy amounts of rubber ...

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Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem’s visa revoked

02 March 2011 | Arieh Cohen Sheil Dawani is considered a foreigner, having been born in Nablus, while the Anglican cathedral and offices are in East Jerusalem. Without a visa, in theory he can be arrested and deported at any ...

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Fear and unrest in Silwan as soldiers surround village

26 December 2010 | International Solidarity Movement & SilwanIC Since early this morning, Israeli forces have been surrounding the village of Silwan, creating fear among the villagers that a Palestinian family will be evicted. A new wave of unrest has ...

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Thirteen homeless after home demolition in Ras al Ahmud

23 December 2010 | International Solidarity Movement Tuesday, Israeli authorities demolished a Palestinian home in Ras al Ahmud, East Jerusalem. ISM activists interviewed family members left homeless by the senseless demolition. On December 19, 2010, Israeli soldiers entered the East ...

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