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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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In Photos: The survival of olives

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The olive harvest started in theWest Bankin early October and will continue in some villages until mid-November.  Olives have been cultivated in Palestinian land for thousands of years.  Around 95% of ...

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Honeymoon in Gaza

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza I had just finished off a plate of homemade bread knaffe yesterday with a family in the south of Gaza, when we got the call: farmers in Beit Hanoun, a village in ...

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The lonely olive tree of Bil’in

14 October 2011  | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Near the concrete wall which separates Bil’in from Modiin Illit colony, occupied by ultra-Orthodox Jews, there is an olive tree.  It is impossible to know how it survived the construction of the wall and how it continues to resist to the lack of a few cares that the specie ...

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Kufr Qaddoum demands access

by Alistair George 30 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Israeli military forces mounted an aggressive incursion into the centre of Kufr Qaddum today, in response to the weekly demonstration against the closure of the main road linking ...

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Soldiers abandon Palestinian farmers in Kufr Qalil

24 October 2010 | International Solidarity Movement Farmers in Kufr Qalil, near Nablus, were scheduled to receive army protection yesterday through the Israeli District Coordination Office (DCO), in order to harvest their olives on land near the illegal Bracha settlement. ...

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