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Organizer admits City of David endangers Arab homes

Akiva Eldar | Ha’aretz 5 October 2009 A video tape made during a guided tour of the archaeological excavations at Silwan (the City of David) near Jerusalem’s Old City walls reveals how Elad, the association that runs the dig, works ...

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Taking over Jerusalem

Matt Kennard | The Guardian 5 August 2009 A couple of months ago I spent a fortnight in Palestine with the International Solidarity Movement – activists who help Palestinians non-violently resist Israeli oppression. The most pressing of many issues during ...

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Israeli police deliver East Jerusalem demolition orders

Ma’an News 5 August 2009 Eight Palestinians were injured when they were assaulted by Israeli forces who delivered demolition orders in the Al-Bustan neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Wednesday. Jerusalem Police used tear gas to disperse residents who confronted the ...

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Two-day-old Silwan info center in jeopardy

Abe Selig | The Jerusalem Post 26 July 2009 “We built this place last Sunday, and on Tuesday, the police arrived with orders to knock it down,” said Ahmad Qara’een, as he sat inside the Wadi Hilwah Information Center, a ...

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Freedom Summer 2009: Defend the Land and Jerusalem

The International Solidarity Movement is issuing a call-out for internationals to volunteer as field activists and office workers in the West Bank, Gaza, and occupied East Jerusalem this summer. Whether you can come for only few weeks or several months, ...

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