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Journalist arrested at peaceful tree-planting action

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On 23 January, Israeli soldiers declared Palestinian land south of the Israeli settlement outpost Havot Ma’on (Hill 833) a closed military zone, then arrested a Palestinian journalist from Pal Media. The journalist was reporting ...

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Demonstrators plant olive trees at al-Ma’asara, one arrested

22 January 2010 This week’s Friday demonstration in al-Ma’asara celebrated the Palestinian Day of the Tree. Some 70 demonstrators, Palestinian, Israeli and international, marched from the centre of the village towards the route of the Apartheid fence, carrying young olive ...

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Tree-planting action to be held in At-Tuwani

Christian Peacemaker Team 23 January 2010 On Saturday 23 January Palestinians will demonstrate against the recent destruction of a grove of olive trees and plant new trees, in order to show their determination to continue accessing and cultivating their land. ...

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Palestinian olive grove destroyed in the night

15 January 2010 Christian Peacemaker Team For immediate release: In the afternoon of 14 January Palestinians discovered that a family owned olive grove in Khoruba valley had been recently destroyed. Twenty mature olive trees were broken at their trunks. The ...

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Army harassment at peaceful tree-planting in Qaryut

8 January 2010 An overwhelming force of Israeli military soldiers converged on farmlands outside Qaryut today as villagers attempted to replenish their endangered lands with water and new olive trees. Despite the overbearing army presence, residents’ convictions were strong enough ...

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Settlers desecrate olive groves in Burin

7 January 2010 20 olive trees belonging to the Sufan family of Burin village were destroyed by settlers this morning. Burin, located in the northern West Bank, comes under frequent attack from the settlements of Yitzhar and Bracha enveloping the ...

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Settlers cut olive trees south of Nablus

12 November 2009 A group of 25 settlers from Yitzhar settlement, south of Nablus, cut down 97 olive trees in the village of Burin this morning. The attack comes on the heels of a similar attack made 5 weeks ago, ...

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