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Farming Injustice: End all Trade with Israeli Agricultural Companies

PNN English | Jan 7, 2013   Monday 7th January, Palestinian agricultural organisations and the Palestinian BDS National Committee called in a press release for the launching of worldwide campaigns on 9th February against Israeli agricultural export corporations in light of their deep complicity in Israel’s ongoing violations of international law and Palestinian human rights. […]

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Gaza Agriculture losses during the recent aggression hit $93 million

[ PIC 24/12/2012 – 06:24 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Ministry of Agriculture announced the total losses of the agricultural sector due to the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, stressing that this sector was the most affected sector. The ministry pointed out that the occupation has deliberately targeted the agricultural lands and facilities and […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Israeli authorities destroy olive groves, wells, barns near Hebron

Maan News Agency | Nov 28, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities on Wednesday leveled olive groves and demolished irrigation wells and barns near Hebron in the southern West Bank, the Land Research Center said. Israeli forces escorted a civil administration crew with bulldozers to Wadi al-Qatami in Beit Ula where they dug up olive […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Jewish settlers attack, destroy Palestinian farmland

[ PIC 25/11/2012 – 01:23 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Jewish settlers attacked the village of Qasra, south of Nablus city, and destroyed vast areas of its farmland, local sources said. Ghassan Daghlas, in-charge of monitoring settlement activity north of the West Bank, said on Sunday that the settlers from various settlements established on the village’s […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Behind the Pillar of Cloud – Gaza Severely Maimed ~ by @Sabbah Report

By SR Editor | Nov 25, 2012 | Sabbah Report The food and farming sector in Gaza has been severely maimed, worsening the condition of agricultural sector. Click to enlarge By Rami Zurayk and Anne Gough Since its creation in 1948, Israel has used food and nutrition as a means to entrench its military and […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Agricultural sector suffers $100m losses due to the Israeli aggression

[ PIC 17/11/2012 – 12:35 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Ministry of Agriculture in Gaza called on the media to focus on losses of the agricultural sector, which exceeded 100 million dollars, and on the cultivated lands targeted by the occupation. The ministry said in a statement on Saturday that Palestinian fishermen’s losses had exceeded […]

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Israeli soldiers teargas Palestinian farmers

A Palestinian man confronts an Israeli soldier after they destroyed a water reservoir used by Palestinian farmers in the West Bank city of Hebron on 14 June 2011. (Photo: AP – Nasser Shiyoukhi) Al Akhbar English | Published Sunday, October 7, 2012 Israeli soldiers fired teargas to force Palestinian farmers to abandon their orchards near […]

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Gaza to refuse import of fruit from Israel

Maan News Agency | Sept 21, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza Strip’s agriculture ministry on Friday said it would not allow the import of fruits to the enclave in order to protect the local market. The announcement came as Israel promised new measures facilitate the entry and exit of goods at Gaza crossings. […]

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UPDATE for #FLORIADE2012 | Settlers break into Qasra village in Nablus and destroy olive trees

[ PIC 10/09/2012 – 07:46 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A group of Israeli settlers stormed on Saturday evening, Qasra village in the south of Nablus city, and destroyed a number of olive trees. PA official monitoring settler activities in West Bank Ghassan Daghlas said that over 30 settlers attacked the Palestinian citizens in the south […]

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IOF raze two water tanks, agricultural land south of Nablus

[ PIC 10/09/2012 – 05:47 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) demolished Monday morning two water containers and a tract of agricultural land in Jurish town south of Nablus city. Director of settlement affairs in northern West Bank Ghassan Daglas said three Israeli military bulldozers destroyed without prior notice two large water […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli Agricultural Development’: Settlers burn 130 olive trees in N-West Bank

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers set fire to around 130 olive trees in a northern West Bank village on Friday, locals said. Residents of Immanuel settlement set fire to the lands while residents were at Friday prayers, locals said. Fawzi Al-Ghanem, owner of the land, told Ma’an that […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli agricultural development’ Settler ‘torched farm produce’ near Jericho

Maan News Agenzy | Sept 5, 2012   JERICHO (Ma’an) — An Israeli settler on Wednesday torched bales of wheat and alfalfa in Ein al-Duyuk north of Jericho, witnesses said. The agricultural produce belonged to Suleiman Zayid, who lives in a Bedouin community in Ein al-Duyuk. The settler, from the nearby Mevo’ot Jericho settlement set […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli agricultural development’ IOF refuses to return confiscated tractors, water tanks

[ PIC 17/08/2012 – 12:59 PM ] JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have refused to return two tractors and twelve water tanks confiscated from Palestinian citizens in the Jordan Valley over a month ago. The municipal council of Wadi Al-Malih and Bedouin tribes said in a statement on Thursday that all efforts […]

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Palestinian Olive grove destroyed in south Hebron

“Israeli development” | Israel’s Facade at the World Expo #Floriade2012 Maan News Agency | Aug 17, 2012 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers destroyed 30 olive trees in a Palestinian grove in the south Hebron hills on Thursday, a local official said. The trees in al-Hamra valley, neighboring the Havat Maon settler outpost, are owned by […]

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Sleepless nights in Burin

By Alma Reventós | 25 July 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank “I have not slept all night.” The words of a young man from the Bilal Al-Najjar youth cultural center in Burin, after a night of raids by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on the town. On Monday 23 July at 9:30 p.m., […]

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