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Israeli left condemns controversial ‘boycott ban’ law

Published July 14, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — The passage of Israel’s controversial “boycott ban” law is the latest attempt by a right-wing government to impose its views on the country, activists and opposition lawmakers charge. The ban, which makes calling for boycotts of Israel and its settlements a civil offense, passed the in Knesset despite […]

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MKs attend controversial settlement announcement

Published today (updated) 26/05/2011 17:56 JERUSALEM (AFP) – The speaker of Israel’s parliament and two ministers attended the dedication on Wednesday of new Jewish settler homes in East Jerusalem in what an Israeli NGO called “a dangerous provocation.” Among the first of the VIPs to arrive at the site in the city’s annexed eastern sector […]

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Five controversial Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

CSMonitor.com In 2000, then-President Bill Clinton suggested that one of the thorniest issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – the division of Jerusalem to create two capitals for two states – should be decided along demographic lines. In other words, Jewish neighborhoods would be incorporated into Israel and Arab neighborhoods would become part of the future […]

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