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In Photos: Burin withstands settler violence

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by Amal 9 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank In the past three years Burin has faced increased settler violence. This small village of approximately 3,000 people deal with a constant threat of settler attacks or Israeli army ...

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Nil’in: The solitary confinement of olive trees

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by Aida Gerard  31 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The selective Israeli permission system prevents many families from Nil’in from reaching their land behind the wall to pick  their own olives as the olive harvest season nears ...

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The Olive and the F-16: Autumn in Gaza

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by Radhika S. 27 October 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade Today completes another week of olive picking in Gaza.  Another week of pausing, breaths held, as Israeli tanks the color of sand moved nearby along the buffer zone, ...

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Harvesting olives as a statement of resistance

by Ben Lorber 24 October 2011 | The Electronic Intifada Palestinian villages across the West Bank are undertaking their annual olive harvest this October, amid fears of harassment and violence from Israeli settlers and soldiers. While the Palestinian olive harvest is ...

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Israeli tanks patrol olive farmers in Gaza

23 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Olive farmers and volunteers were picking olives on 23 October 2011 when they were circled by two Apache helicopters and were faced by four tanks at certain points in the day. This ...

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