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Bil’in demonstrators call for the end of the Siege of Gaza

Bil’in Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements 1 January 2010 Residents of Bil’in gathered today after the noon prayers to demonstrate against the Israeli occupation and the Apartheid Wall on to commemorate the first anniversary of the brutal Israeli ...

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“I live today, but I am afraid of tomorrow”

Jody McIntyre and Sema Onbus | The Electronic Intifada 29 December 2009 The following is former Palestinian political prisoner Sema Onbus’s story as told to The Electronic Intifada contributor Jody McIntyre: My name is Sema Onbus. I am 37 years ...

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The ongoing repression of Palestinian protesters

Jonathan Pollak | Huffington Post 18 December 2009 On a pitch black early December night, seven armored Israeli military jeeps pulled into the driveway of a home in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Dozens of soldiers, armed and possibly ...

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The Palestinian Prisoners’ Plight

Bianca Zammit and Fadi Skaik 29 November 2009 There are currently approximately 11,000 Palestinian prisoners being held captive in Israeli jails across Israel. Whilst their imprisonment is of itself in direct contravention of international law, the whole arrest, judiciary and ...

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