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#PHOTOS | Olive Harvest in Palestine 2012

Oct 8, 2012 Continuous updates of new photos during the season Olive harvest season in Palestine has begun. Immediately, Israeli colonists illegally residing in the occupied territories as well as the army attacks the Palestinians or hinders harvest, as well as several reports of settlers uprooting trees. Aggression/ attacks against those attempting to harvest will […]

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Olive Harvest has begun so IOF soldiers storm Al-Khalil, settlers cut off olive trees in Ramallah

[ PIC 07/10/2012 – 08:43 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed areas west of Al-Khalil on Sunday and installed roadblocks in an apparent attempt to arrest a number of “wanted” Palestinians. Eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter that the IOF soldiers had lists of names with them and checked IDs of citizens in […]

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Appeals for the protection of farmers in WB during olive harvest

[ PIC 27/09/2012 – 08:53 AM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– Many farmers in the West Bank appealed for protection against settlers’ attacks during the olive season, after the repeated attacks on farmers near settlements, the latest of which resulted in the injury of three farmers east of Ramallah. Mohammed Khalil, a farmer from southern Nablus, asked for […]

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Nablus olive harvest to start Oct. 9 in restricted areas

Maan News Agency | Sept 25, 2012 NABLUS (Ma’an) — The olive harvest will start on Oct. 9 in restricted areas of Nablus, a PA official said Tuesday. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that the Nablus governorate had informed farmers about the decision. The set date will […]

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CALL TO ACTION | OLIVE HARVEST 2012 ~ by @ismpalestine

18 August | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank At a time of increasing settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to participate in the 2012 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national symbol for Palestinians. As thousands […]

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Family says students detained while picking olives

Maan News Agency – Nov 12, 2011 SALFIT (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained two men on Saturday while they were picking olives near the separation wall north of Salfit in the northern West Bank, family members said. Islam Afana, a high school student and Saed Afana, a university student, were detained by Israeli soldiers while […]

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Palestinian Olive harvest 2011 by @TeamPalestina – video

Related: Zionism destroyed 2.5 million (Olive) trees since 1967 | Report Page 31 Palestinian farmers bring their valuable olive harvest home. by teampalestina on 1 Nov 2011 More Videos: Category Video

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Official: Settlers block Nablus villagers from land

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Maan News Agency | October 29, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Dozens of settlers accompanied by guard dogs blocked farmers from accessing olive tree groves near their Nablus village on Saturday morning, a Palestinian Authority official said. PA settlement affairs official Ghassan Doughlas told Ma’an […]

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PA: Settlers prevent farmers from harvesting olives

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category Maan News Agency | October 26, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Settlers prevented farmers from picking olives on Wednesday in a Nablus village, a Palestinian Authority official said. PA settlement affairs official Ghassan Doughlas said villagers in Huwwara were prevented from accessing […]

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Settlers smash Palestinians’ cars, block olive harvesting in Nablus

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Palestine Telegraph | 26 October 2011 | Samar Mohaisen West Bank, (Pal Telegraph)-A number of Israeli settlers smashed yesterday overnight several Palestinians’  cars passing through Yitzhar road, while other settlers blocked Palestinian farmers from accessing their fields to harvest  their olives in Hawra village, […]

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In Pictures: Olive Harvest Draws Internationals to West Bank

Related: Olive Harvest 2011 – in pictures 23.10.11 – 21:00 | Lo Yuk Fai | PNN – Palestine News Network Every October, Palestinian families take to their groves to harvest olives from the approximately 10 million olive trees throughout the West Bank. Facing a dry year and an unprecedented number of attacks coming from Israeli […]

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Harvesting the Olives in Bil’in – Oct 15, 2011 – video

Related: Palestine Olive Harvest 2011 Throughout the centuries, Palestinians farmers have made their living from olive cultivation and olive oil production; 80 percent of cultivated land in the West Bank and Gaza is planted with olive trees. In the West Bank alone, some 100,000 families are dependent on olive sales. Today, the olive harvest provides […]

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Israeli forces ‘block olive harvest in Nablus’

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News Agency | October 14, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces blocked villagers in Nablus from harvesting olives on lands near Israeli settlements on Friday, locals told Ma’an. Israeli troops told harvesters in Qaryut and Azmut villages that security coordination had expired and blocked them from picking […]

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Settlers Brawl with Palestinians near Qalqiliya, Israeli Troops Arrest Three near Jenin

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video PNN – Palestine News Network –  13.10.11 – 20:03 PNN -On Thursday morning, Israeli settlers from Kedumim settlement assaulted Palestinian citizens from the village of al-Jeet, near the central West Bank city of Qalqilya, while they were picking olives. A spokesman from the “We Will Not Die in […]

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Israeli military “superiors” interfere in Burin’s olive harvest

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video 12 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank The Israeli military ordered villagers to stop picking olives on their own land in Burin, near Nablus, today. The soldiers refused to give a reason for suspending the harvest. “It is nothing to do with us, we just get […]

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