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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL | Stop excessive force against demonstrators

Maan News Agency | March 30, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International’s deputy director for the Middle East and north Africa called Friday for Israel to stop using excessive force against demonstrators. Ann Harrison said reports that dozens were hurt at demonstrations were “extremely worrying, particularly in the light of frequent and persistent use of […]

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Interview: Undercover Israeli soldiers arrest West Bank demonstrators

The Electronic Intifada |15 May 2011 More than 250 were injured during a protest to mark Nakba day near Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. (Jon Elmer ) Approximately 250 persons were injured today at the Qalandiya checkpoint between Ramallah and East Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces opened fire on approximately 600 marchers […]

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Israel Shells Gaza Nakba Demonstrators, Suppresses Commemorations in West Bank, Israel

Sunday, 15 May 2011 10:27 Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Israeli army shelled participants in the Nakba Day commemoration in the Gaza Strip, injuring several people near the Beit Hanoun Passage. The Israeli military also shot rubber coated steel bullets and massive quantities of tear gas to suppress Palestinian Nakba day commemorations near the Qalandiya […]

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Demonstrators stand in solidarity with arrested Sheikh Jarrah protesters

Sunday, 6 March, 2011 | 10:16 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Demonstrations continued outside the Jerusalem Magistrates Court last night in solidarity with the three activists arrested at Friday’s protest in Sheikh Jarrah. Israeli prosecutors had demanded 90 days detention for the two Israelis and one Palestinian. Protesters assembled outside the court, which stands adjacent to […]

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Five demonstrators injured in al-Khalil

[ 25/02/2011 – 11:16 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Five Palestinian demonstrators were injured by rubber-coated bullets and four foreign activists were arrested on Friday afternoon when IOF troops tried to quell a peaceful demonstration to protest the continued closure of Martyrs Street in the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil. Eyewitnesses told PIC that […]

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Palestinians hold anti-wall protests

PressTV –  Fri Jan 7, 2011 2:28PM Hundreds of Palestinians and international peace activists have held a protest rally against the Israeli separation wall in the occupied West Bank, calling for the destruction of the illegal barrier. Protesters say Israel has forcibly and illegally captured land owned by Palestinians to construct the ‘apartheid wall,’ which […]

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Bibi: democracies don’t shoot demonstrators

+972 Magazine | Wednesday, January 5 2011|Lisa Goldman Last year, at the height of the Green Revolution in Iran, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave an interview in which he explained the difference between the way democracies act when faced by demonstrators agitating for their freedom, and the way in which non-democratic states act. In Iran, […]

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What really happened in Bil’in

by Felice Gelman on January 2, 2011 · 0 comments Like 0 1 Retweet I was at the demo on Friday and at the funeral on Saturday — along with Jen Marlowe and Andrew El Kadi. Also Dorothy Zellner came with me on Saturday. Hundreds of Palestinians from the border area villages, internationals, and Israelis […]

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Demonstrators ‘return’ tear gas canisters to US ambassador’s home | Joseph Dana

Peace Signs in the Back of Police Van in Tel Aviv 1.1.10 Picture Credit: Oren Ziv/activestills.org Israeli activists protesting the killing of Bil’in’s Jawaher Abu Rahmah ‘returned’ spent tear gas canisters to the residence of the American ambassador to Israel late Saturday evening. Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, was evacuated to the Ramallah hospital on Friday after […]

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Demonstrators ‘return’ tear gas canisters to US ambassador home over the murder of a Bil’in protester

Saturday, January 1 2011|Joseph Dana Israeli activists protesting the murder of Bil’in’s Jawaher Abu Rahmah ‘returned’ spent tear gas canisters to the residence of the American ambassador to Israel late Saturday evening. Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, was evacuated to the Ramallah hospital yesterday after inhaling massive amounts of tear-gas during the weekly protest in Bil’in, […]

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The First Demo Victim in 2011 | Murdered by Israel ‘s Inhumane Occupation Forces | Jawahar Abu Rahmah

Photo from Friday’s protest in Bil’in. (Photo: Hamde Abu Rahme) Jawahir Abu Rahmah, 36 year old woman from Bil’in Published  01/01/2011 11:41 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – A Palestinian woman died Saturday morning after suffering intense tear-gas inhalation during an anti-wall rally in Bil’in on Friday, medics said. Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah said 36-year-old Jawahir Abu […]

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