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Israel Extends Family Unification Ban For A Year

  Tuesday July 26, 2011 06:12 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli Knesset approved a request by the government of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to extend the ban on family reunification for an additional year prohibiting granting Israeli citizenship, or even residency, to Palestinians, Lebanese, Iraqis or Syrians married to Israeli […]

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Jordan Crossing Heats Up

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.07.11 – 10:39 By Daoud Kuttab – The religious men and women patiently clutching their water jugs on July 10, waiting in line at the Israeli border crossing looked like the average Palestinian. They had been to Mecca for Umra, the lesser pilgrimage to the Muslim holy places. King […]

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MIFTAH: Waiting Game & About Israeli Detention “Policies”

By Meg Walsh for MIFTAH | June 17, 2011 In a small village near Hebron, I am invited to attend a wedding with my new friends, Amirah and her mother. Amirah is nine years old. She is quiet yet seems wise beyond her years— always aware of what is going on around her. At the […]

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Israel revokes residency of 140,000 Palestinians living in West Bank 

  Palestinian refugee Mohamed Harb holds a key he says belongs to a house his family was forced to flee 63 years ago, as he poses for a photograph at his house in the Balata refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus on Wednesday. (Reuters) By MOHAMMED MAR’I | ARAB NEWS Published  May […]

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I’m sick of ….. | 63 Years of Nakba – a must see video

To reply to the Gaza youth Manifesto, and with no additional words to the ones spoken with true heart on this video, we give you, The Manifesto. A simple, true, self-explanatory, expression of what we’re sick of. As these days mark the 63rd memory of the Nakba, our people all around the world, revolt, and […]

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One half of a family crisis solved: a Palestinian family continues 2 struggle with Israel’s Kafkaesque ID & permit system

by Linah Alsaafin on March 28, 2011 | Mondoweiss Below is an update on the Alsaafin family’s ongoing struggle to be reunited amidst Israel’s Kafkaesque identification and permit system. The “hawiya” which is referenced in this post is an Israeli-issued Palestinian identity card which designates, and restricts, where a person can live. This system severely […]

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