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Marwan Barghouti: A Decade of Defiance

Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti (C) is accompanied by Israeli prison guards after a deliberation at Jerusalem Magistrate’s court, in this 25 January 2012 file photo. (Photo: REUTERS – Ammar Awad – Files) Fadi Abu Saada | Al -Akhbar Published Thursday, March 29, 2012 Despite spending the past 10 years in prison, Marwan Barghouti remains […]

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Israel steps up campaign to stop flotilla sailing to Gaza in defiance of blockade

Organisers say ships carrying humanitarian aid and peace activists, not ‘extremists’ as claimed by Israeli intelligence Conal Urquhart in Jerusalem guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 28 June 2011 18.29 BST The Mavi Marmara ship, above, the lead boat of a flotilla headed to the Gaza Strip was stormed by Israeli naval commandos last year. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP Israel […]

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Beit Ommar in “defiance of instruction”

18 June 2011 | Updated on June 20, 2011 | International Solidarity Movement On June 18 2011 the weekly Beit Ommar demonstration proceeded towards a fence which encircles the nearby settlement of Karmei Tzur and separates the village from some of its land. A number of protesters reached the fence and planted a Palestinian flag. […]

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