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A new stage for West Bank popular resistance

by Dylan Collins 28 January 2012 | The Palestine Monitor In a hazy room, clouded with cigarette smoke and steam from hot syrup-sweat tea, residents of Kafr ad-Dik and its neighboring villages, along with Palestinian, Israeli, and international activists, excitedly gathered ...

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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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Essam Aoudhi: Martyred in defense of Qusra

23 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Today Essam Kamal Abed Aoudhi, a 35 year old father of 8 children from the village of Qusra, was murdered by the Israeli army as they fired live ammunition indiscriminately into ...

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We will not be uprooted–tree planting in Fasayel

26 June 2011 | Jordan Valley Solidarity Today local and international activists joined families affected by last week’s demolitions in the Palestinian community of Fasayel in the occupied Jordan Valley as they planted 300 olive trees on their land. At ...

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