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Homes in southern Nablus slated for eviction

8 March 2009 Six homes in the village of A’qraba have received eviction orders. 14 homes in the area received similar orders in 2008. Among those houses slated for demolition is an electricity station, a mosque, a well and two houses ...

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European Union: Israel annexing East Jerusalem

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 7 March 2009 A confidential EU report accuses the Israeli government of using settlement expansion, house demolitions, discriminatory housing policies and the West Bank barrier as a way of “actively pursuing the illegal annexation” of ...

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Carmel blockaded in Jayyous solidarity action

8th February 2009 At around 6:30 this morning a group of students from Brighton locked themselves to Carmel Agrexco, the Israeli state owned export company, to protest against their complicity in the illegal annexation of the West Bank and the ...

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Settlers burn Bil’in’s Center for Peace

Kristen Ess | Palestine News Network The western Ramallah town of Bil’in is known for its unrelenting resistance to occupation, particularly to the Wall that crisscrosses its land. In the West Bank, the Wall and settlements generally come hand in ...

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Settlers confiscate more land from Yasuf village

On February 4th, settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Kfar Tappuah began clearing land for building outposts, despite the fact that this land legally belongs to the Palestinian village of Yasuf. The settlers brought a bulldozer with them to ...

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Mysterious arrests in Awarta

3rd February 2009 Thursday 29th of January, about one hundred illegal Israeli settlers entered the small village Awarta close to Nablus at about 11pm. The soldiers forced the villagers not to move by stating that they would kill everyone who ...

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Peace Now: Settlements expanded faster in 2008

On day US Mideast envoy arrives in Israel, Peace Now movement publishes report on settlement expansion activity last year. Yesha Council pleased with ‘documentation of Zionist enterprise’ Efrat Weiss | Ynet Jewish settlements and outposts in the West Bank expanded ...

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Settlers fire more rockets at Burin

On the 9th July 3 more rockets were fired from settlements towards Palestinian villages. Settlers from the two settlements Yitzhar and Brakha, both of them placed on land from the village of Burin, started for about four weeks ago to ...

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