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Israel Apartheid, a Beginners Guide ~ by Ben White:
http://israeliapartheidguide.com/

‘We defeated the Israelis’
http://goo.gl/b0eOk

Palestinian Prisoners released today: Avg Age: 38 years. Avg Age at Arrest: 25 years old. Avg Sentence Served: 13 years
https://twitter.com/#!/Remroum/status/126420027908947968

Mashaal calling on PA President to carry out national unit
http://t.co/CoUTwFR7

Another Bronnerfail: Times’ Ethan Bronner falsely claims “Fatah runs the West Bank”
http://t.co/4g2wsGH8

New Pictures uploaded: Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures
http://wp.me/p16sn9-e56 | #Gaza #Hamas #Palestine

The US media reports: Gilad Shalit swapped for 1000 non-people ~ by @MaxBlumenthal

https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/the-us-media-reports-gilad-shalit-swapped-for-1000-non-people-by-maxblumenthal/

Iran congratulates Palestinians on freed prisoners
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430503

Burin: Zionist soldiers and colonists collaborate against harvesting
http://palsolidarity.org/2011/10/burin-zionist-soldiers-and-colonists-collaborate-against-harvesting/

Israel Insults Egypt After The Release of Shalit
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/israel-insults-egypt-after-the-release-of-shalit/

New Israeli excavations in Wadi al-Hilwa

https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/new-israeli-excavations-in-wadi-al-hilwa/

Bantustans, Power and Confusion in the #US, #Palestine and the Middle-East
http://en.ammonnews.net/article.aspx?articleNO%3D14178

Free at Last, Shalit Says He Was Treated Well
http://forward.com/articles/144506/

While prisoners Await Entry to West Bank, Gaza; Shalit Speaks Fluent Arabic
http://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/it-happens-prisoners-await-entry-west-bank-gaza-397373

Israel must return every prisoner – video
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/205348.html

Some of the many ways of being, and dying, a Palestinian
http://jfjfp.com/?p=26074&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=some-of-the-many-ways-of-being-and-dying-a-palestinian

16 Hamas detainees return to Khan Younis
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430344

Child abducted by settler and turned over to officials
http://silwanic.net/?p=21250

Photoblog: Palestinian Prisoners Homecoming: The Road to Freedom
http://english.al-akhbar.com/photoblogs/palestinian-prisoners-homecoming-road-freedom

Palestinian Prisoners Receive Heroes’ Welcome
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/palestinian-prisoners-receive-heroes%e2%80%99-welcome/

Freed West Bank prisoners return
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/inpictures/2011/10/2011101817954542835.html

Responding to Zionist Propaganda, were they on the Land First?
http://thedebateinitiative.com/2011/10/18/responding-to-zionist-propaganda-were-they-on-the-land-first/

Prisoner swap day 1:  1 Israeli, 477 Palestinians, 0 children
http://jfjfp.com/?p=26069&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=prisoner-swap-day-1-1-israeli-477-palestinians-0-children

Egypt PM: Prisoner swap part of efforts for stability (Updated)
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430505

Prisoner swap victory for Palestine
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/prisoner-swap-victory-for-palestine/

Freed Palestinian female prisoners meeting her daughters! http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/310544_275865932444278_100000626201179_850112_435806392_n.jpg

Abu Marzouq: Egypt exerting efforts to release remaining female prisoners
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/abu-marzouq-egypt-exerting-efforts-to-release-remaining-female-prisoners/

Qassam Brigades: We will not rest until we close down occupation jails
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/qassam-brigades-we-will-not-rest-until-we-close-down-occupation-jails/

In Pictures: Hebron Greets Return of Palestinian Prisoners
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/hebron-greets-return-of-palestinian-prisoners-in-pictures/

Netanyahu And His Endgame In Palestine ~ by Ramzy Baroud
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/netanyahu-and-his-endgame-in-palestine-by-ramzy-baroud/

Israelis immediately start filling up prison again: Arrest Member of The Revolutionary Council of Fatah
http://www.qnaol.net/QNAEn/News_Bulletin/News/Pages/11-10-18-2054_16_0069.aspx

A Nice Friday to Tear Down an Israel Wall – Israeli Embassy Cairo – Sept 9, 2011
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/egypt-a-nice-friday-to-tear-down-an-israeli-wall-in-pictures/

Egypt releases 11 detainees from Israeli Embassy storming
http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/506393

Released Prisoner Wafa al-Bis Continues on Hunger Strike
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/released-prisoner-wafa-al-bis-continues-on-hunger-strike/

So where did all the $ go that she raised? RT @onepeoplesproj MONEY WOES DELAY PAMELA GELLER’S FREEDOM FLOTILLA
http://t.co/eiIAverG

New settlement plans in East Jerusalem – Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Press release |  http://t.co/ttBPbvoZ  v. @UNISPAL

Ahmad Mesleh  posted 108 photos on Facebook in the album “Freedom Day …”
http://t.co/fWKkuRzm

الحمد لله.. ثم الجمد لله.. ربنا رب عظيم ..أحق أن يعبد ..وأحق أن يشكر..على نعمة الإفراج عن أسرانا
https://twitter.com/#!/izzat_risheq/status/126365917788635139

Human Rights Watch- “#Israel: Follow Prisoner Exchange by Ending Blockade”
http://t.co/tUuB9hGv

بعد يوم حافل..وجميل مع أسرانا المحررين في رفح ..ثم في القاهرة..الآن الاستعداد لمرافقة 15 أسير محرر على متن طائرة قطرية خاصة إلى الدوحة
https://twitter.com/#!/izzat_risheq/status/126362183566241794

Normalization extravaganza: Palestinian artists at the ‘Israeli’ Oud festival ~ by @docjazzmusic
http://wp.me/p16sn9-ea4

Nizar Tamimi will b released 2 home by Israel while his wife, Ahlam, will b deported to Jordan
https://twitter.com/#!/theIMEU/status/126358827313541120

Hamas leader Mashal: Post-revolution Egypt would sacrifice tens of thousands martyrs for Palestine.
https://twitter.com/#!/MahirZeynalov/status/126358940752683009

Humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip Fast facts – OCHA factsheet 18/10/2011:
http://t.co/IX8XHryE

Palestine : Freed Qahera Assadi  mother: ‘I must be dreaming’
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/freed-mother-qahera-assadi-i-must-be-dreaming/

Resheq: No fixed date for Mishaal’s visit to Jordan
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/resheq-no-fixed-date-for-mishaal%e2%80%99s-visit-to-jordan/

#Palestine: Let’s not forget what goes on: LITERALLY BREAKING THE LAW WITH THEIR OWN HANDS – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2010/10/23/literally-breaking-the-law-with-their-own-hands-%C2%AB-desertpeace/

Report: Facts about Palestinian Prisoners in Israel
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/report-facts-about-palestinian-prisoners-in-israel/

Palestine’s Prisoners Release – in pictures
http://wp.me/p16sn9-e56

4,347 Palestinians, arbitrarily arrested, tried by military, held in inhumane conditions, still in Israeli prisons:
http://t.co/ij2t92wt

Addameer Dir.: Full-heartedly celebrating PrisonerSwap means ignoring fact that large # 2 b unlawfully deported…
http://t.co/ij2t92wt

Joy & gratitude for reunited brothers & sisters. Let’s not forget remaining thousands in IOA”s dungeons: Special topic:
http://wp.me/p16sn9-dtd

Ban Ki Moon hails fact 1st alive prisoner returns, denies & silences truth a/ thousands slained by Israel: (In)Direct:
http://t.co/PoBnbIY9

The Deal Behind the “Shalit Deal”: Prisoners, Power, Racism:
http://bit.ly/ppKrQr

Celebration of the release of the first batch of prisoners of freedom – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/celebration-of-the-release-of-the-first-batch-of-prisoners-of-freedom-video/

Palestinians joyous over release of prisoners
http://972mag.com/palestinians-joyous-over-release-of-prisoners/25780/

Palestinian prisoners exchange  –   by Ahmad Daghlas Photography
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150314510352101.334802.257182797100&type=3

“I was 1 day old when my father was jailed”; Shahd Abusalama writes from #Gaza City
http://t.co/vF7pgOt0

Mentally, Gilad Schalit seems amazingly sound – by Larry Derfner
http://972mag.com/mentally-gilad-schalit-seems-amazingly-sound/25799/

IMPORTANT – See this letter right after Shalit was captured – RT it – he’s NOT an innocent victim
http://pic.twitter.com/RHs1b7KB

Irena Sarahna—originally from Ukraine but married to a Palestinian—free from Israeli prison
http://www.euronews.net/2011/10/17/joy-and-sorrow-among-palestinians-at-prisoner-swap/ photos

While attention is on Shalit swap, Israel revives plan for new settlement cutting off E. Jerusalem from West Bank.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/16/israel-settlement-isolate-arab-jerusalem

Celebrations in Palestine as prisoners reunite with families
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/celebrations-in-palestine-as-prisoners-reunite-with-families-video/

UN concern at fate of Palestinian detainees
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430446

Netanyahu threatens to kill released Palestinian prisoners
http://www.albawaba.com/news/netanyahu-threatens-kill-released-palestinian-prisoners-397432

Celebrations in occupied Golan after the release of the prisoner Wi’am ‘Amasha
http://t.co/nbQGSgq

UK says Israel must do more for peace
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430442

Detainees suspend hunger strike ‘for 3 days’
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/detainees-suspend-hunger-strike-for-3-days/

Shalit captors dedicate deal to militants killed in kidnap
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/shalit-captors-dedicate-deal-to-militants-killed-in-kidnap/

Reminder that Mahmoud Abbas who fake-celebrated the prisoner exchange today had done all he could to try to block it
http://t.co/NTQoxhMs

Sinwar: we will free all captives
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/sinwar-we-will-free-all-captives/

Hamas wing: Israelis ‘will pay’ for prisoners left out of deal
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/hamas-wing-israelis-will-pay-for-prisoners-left-out-of-deal/

Gilad Shalit: ‘I hope this deal will help us reach peace between the Israeli and Palestinian sides’ – video
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2011/oct/18/gilad-shalit-interview-video

Hundreds of thousands rally to celebrate prisoner release
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=430366

Mashaal: Prisoner deal marks ‘beginning for victory’
http://t.co/BwyH8vBN

Détenus palestiniens : 200 000 personnes à Gaza – video
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/detenus-palestiniens-200-000-personnes-a-gaza-video/

Suspension for three days
http://bit.ly/o1uoNw

Palestinian child prisoners should be released:
http://is.gd/BzwvL6

Israel delayed prisoner release to kill joy of families –
http://t.co/Ea2CQsDb

Israeli Soldier Shalit: “I hope the rest of Palestinian Prisoners freed from Israel”
http://nblo.gs/oCPh9

Israel and the March to War
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/israel-and-the-march-to-war/

Report: Palestinian Prisoners at a Glance
http://t.co/K1aHxU4L

ICRC welcomes release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and Palestinian detainees –
http://t.co/LzsDJDxd

Caught on Tape – ‫Israeli Abducts Child from #Silwan #Palestine – video
http://wp.me/p16sn9-e6Z

Abu Obeida the spokesman of al Qassam Brigades releases a documented video praising the achievement of exchange deal.
https://twitter.com/#!/AlqassamBrigade/status/126254955282710528

IMPORTANT – See this letter right after Shalit was captured – RT it – he’s NOT an innocent victim
http://pic.twitter.com/RHs1b7KB

UNICEF APPEALS FOR RELEASE OF PALESTINIAN CHILD DETAINEES
http://wp.me/p16sn9-e6U

Shalit: Hamas treated me well
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/shalit-hamas-treated-me-well/

Mishaal to address a press conference on exchange deal
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/mishaal-to-address-a-press-conference-on-exchange-deal/

Freed captives arrive to Gaza and Ramallah
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/freed-captives-arrive-to-gaza-and-ramallah/

First Palestinian prisoners freed in West Bank, Gaza Strip –
http://goo.gl/5a5qT

24 hour hunger strike to draw attention to the approximately 7,000 Palestinian prisoners, still being held by Israel.
http://t.co/aeKW6ABg

Hamas: Prisoner celebrations to include ‘huge surprise’
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/hamas-prisoner-celebrations-to-include-huge-surprise/

Al Haq and Addameer Condemn Aspects of Prisoners Swap Deal –
http://goo.gl/UwycK

Shalit Gives First Interview, Prisoners Arrive in Rafah and Ramallah, Clashes Reported in Beitunia –
http://goo.gl/bGDjK

Hamas: moved shalit to Rafah crossing in a motorcade of about 60 similar cars
https://twitter.com/#!/ThisisGazaVoice/status/126228556345901056

Reshet Bet cut the interview wehn Shalit was asked if he’ll campaign for the release of Palestinian prisoners languishing in Israeli jails.
http://twitter.com/Budouroddick/statuses/126226910538764288

Gilad Shalit to Egyptian television: “Hamas treated me well.”
https://twitter.com/#!/Davidsegarra/status/126225422609428480

Palestinian prisoner hospitalised during hunger strike
http://en.news.maktoob.com/20090001153152/Palestinian_prisoner_hospitalised_during_hunger_strike/Article.htm

Hamas chief to greet exiled prisoners in Egypt
http://en.news.maktoob.com/20090001153432/Hamas_chief_to_greet_exiled_prisoners_in_Egypt/Article.htm

Resistance to bear Palestinian victory
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/resistance-to-bear-palestinian-victory/

Zahhar: “Swap-deal Includes Lifting The Siege On Gaza”
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/zahhar-%e2%80%9cswap-deal-includes-lifting-the-siege-on-gaza%e2%80%9d/

Forced IL curriculum in eastern occupied Jerusalem violates Palestinians’ education rights
http://t.co/l0hlCpGW

Resheq: Three private jets to carry banished prisoners
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/resheq-three-private-jets-to-carry-banished-prisoners/

Abu Zuhri: Exchange deal progressing well
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/gaza-abu-zuhri-exchange-deal-progressing-well/

#Gaza | 477 prisoners handed over to Red Cross – Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/gaza-477-prisoners-handed-over-to-red-cross-ezzedeen-al-qassam-brigades/

Turkey Confirms to Host Palestinian Prisoners
http://rawab.it/nVhUQ9

Resheq: Three private jets to carry banished prisoners
http://t.co/UYYnad2v

As it Happens: Prisoners Await Entry to West Bank, Gaza
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/as-it-happens-prisoners-await-entry-to-west-bank-gaza/

Bituniya demonstrates in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/palestine-in-photos-bituniya-demonstrates-in-solidarity-with-palestinian-prisoners-video/

According to @Haaretz #Shalit spoke fluent arabic and didn’t need a translator as he was transferred to the egyptians. #PrisonerSwap
https://twitter.com/#!/almagdela/status/126204998970392576

A bus with the 27 female prisoners enters #Rafah #Gaza
https://twitter.com/#!/dimaeleiwa/status/126203411883499520

BREAKING: 2 Palestinian female prisoners are refusing to be forced to move to Gaza instead of WestBank
https://twitter.com/#!/ManaraRam/status/126198895675052032

Global Aboidable Mortality due to Israeli Occupation & Policies: 0,3 million etc
http://globalavoidablemortality.blogspot.com/2006/05/post-1967-palestinian-israeli-deaths.html

The prisoners will exit the prison to enter the prison. Free Palestine

In light of the SJP Conference, this is an extremely relevant article about the Zionist divide on censorship
http://t.co/7L5A0N7o

Swap Deal Officially Kicked-Off: The actual implementation of the prisoner-swap deal signed between Hamas and Is…
http://t.co/do51hfc7

Beitunya checkpoint right now filled with families waiting to greet the prisoners
twitpic.com/722b9y

Rights groups: Exile of prisoners ‘a war crime’ (Ma’an News Agency): …
http://bit.ly/owbm4v

أبو زهري: لحظات تاريخية ونحن نشهد تحرير الأسرى الأبطال من سجون الاحتلال ‎
http://bit.ly/npuW3u

الرشق: الأسرى المفرج عنهم إلى الخارج: 15 إلى سورية و15 إلى قطر و10 لتركيا
http://bit.ly/nuvbVd

الرشق : ثلاث طائرات قطرية وتركية وسورية في القاهرة لنقل الأسرى المفرج عنهم إلى الخارج
http://bit.ly/qKFvTH

All the former prisoners are being freed as I tweet
https://twitter.com/#!/NabiSaleh/status/126176329606512640

Egypt: We have Shalit.
https://twitter.com/#!/ThisisGazaVoice/status/126170867100172288

Palestine Live photo Ofer: soldiers order removal of Pal flag, claiming buses won’t be let trough otherwise
http://t.co/rqcRUjkv

Heavy drone presence over Gaza after Qassam handed over shalit to Egypt moments ago Prisonerswap
https://twitter.com/#!/SafaJoudeh/status/126165800510947328

Breaking | Israel and Hamas confirm that Shalit has been transferred to Egypt
https://twitter.com/#!/SafaJoudeh/status/126164947951550464

Breaking: EGYPT has received #Shalit.
https://twitter.com/#!/SafaJoudeh/status/126164947951550464

Media gathers at Kerem Shalom awaiting Gilad’s return – Jerusalem Post
http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id%3D242174

Last preparations for Israel-Hamas prisoner swap
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_ISRAEL_PALESTINIANS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Alaa Al-Barzyan, blind, will be set free today.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU99Uk8s7XM

Breaking:ICRC confirms the phase 1 list of Pali prisoners in #Shalit swap to be released in #Gaza and WB is complete.
https://twitter.com/#!/SafaJoudeh/status/126158244984000512

Israel begins transfer of prisoners to Egypt, West Bank
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/israel-begins-transfer-of-prisoners-to-egypt-west-bank/

This morning, Palestinian children who were captured by occupation soldiers are waking up in Israeli jails, without hope of release
https://twitter.com/#!/benabyad/status/126157395981385728

Red cross will notify #Israel that #Shalit is in good health and being moved to #Egypt freely: then 27 female prisoners will be released.
Vatican rejects “chosen people” claim, calls on Israel to end “occupation” http://t.co/ODdRmkEr

Saleh Arouri, Hamas leader ,defiantly “Qassam determines the timing of the transfer of GiladShalit , not the zionist enemy” Gaza

Palestine Live photo from ofer prison: on the Palestinian side waiting for prisoners exchange to take place:
http://t.co/8tcEpIKb

“Now, Israel is evaluating implications of the Shalit deal for its blockade policy” Oh? I thought it was about security
http://t.co/gi50guLY

Expert remarks on Israeli-Palestinian Prisoner Swap
http://imeu.net/news/article0021617.shtml?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+imeu%2FnewsAnalysis+%28IMEU+%3A+News+%26+Analysis%29

Prisoner swap for captured Israeli soldier underway
http://reut.rs/qVaNvU

World Bank Reveals Crippling Donor Dependency in West Bank, Gaza
http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=105498

Occupation carried out 31 demolitions in Jerusalem in 2011
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/occupation-carried-out-31-demolitions-in-jerusalem-in-2011/

Main mission of collaborators in Gaza was to find out whereabouts of Shalit
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/main-mission-of-collaborators-in-gaza-was-to-find-out-whereabouts-of-shalit/

Arouri: we are awaiting the Israeli reply regarding the nine female captives
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/arouri-we-are-awaiting-the-israeli-reply-regarding-the-nine-female-captives/

Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap under way: hundreds of Palestinian prisoners transferred to Rafah.
http://aje.me/ruCTCO

Live stream of AlQuds TV:
http://wwitv.com/tv_channels/b5260.htm

Prisoner Exchange Deal Underway: Al Qassam website – The Palestinian prisoner and Gilad Shalit are expected to b…
https://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/prisoner-exchange-deal-underway/

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