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Israeli forces demolish Aqraba area homes

17 June 2009 On Wednesday, June 17, 2009, the Israeli Army demolished seven houses of shepherds in the small village Qurusdyia in the Aqraba district, southeast of Nablus. About two months ago, the affected families had received eviction orders in ...

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Balata Camp commemorates the Nakba

14 May 2009 The Nakba Committee of Nablus organized a commemoration ceremony in Balata village. About 500 people from the area gathered to attend the event where various speeches were given by community officials such as the Mayor of Nablus ...

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Palestinians mark the Nakba

AFP 14 May 2009 Thousands of Palestinians on Thursday marked the 61st anniversary of the Naqba, the “catastrophe” that sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of refugees after Israel was created in 1948. Holding Palestinian flags and photos of ...

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Nablus organizations raise awareness about the Nakba

12 May 2009 Tenweer – Palestinian Cultural Enlightenment Forum and the Women’s Union are working together to organize a campaign to boycott Israel in Nablus high schools. By showing the movie The Exodus and the Odyssey made by Palestinian refugees ...

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Azzun cut off from Palestinian infrastructure

International Women’s Peace Service 18 April 2009 The status quo of Azzun – a town with 12.000 inhabitants – is miserable and is getting worse in the distant future. Three big settlements were partly built on Azzun land so that ...

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Nablus residents rally on Prisoners’ Day

16 April 2009 Around 400 residents of Nablus held a demonstration in the city center to mark Prisoners’ Day in recognition of all former and current political prisoners held in Israeli jails.  Leaders of several political parties and prisoner associations ...

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