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Jawaher Abu Rahmah Not the First to Die from Israeli Tear Gas

http://www.josephdana.com | Joseph Dana Contrary to Israeli claims, Abu Rahmah is not the first to have died as a result of tear-gas inhalation. Already during the years of the First Intifada, Amnesty International had reportedforty deaths from CS tear gas inhalation from December 1987 to June 1988 alone in its report “Israel and the Occupied […]

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Another arrest over US ambassador protest; Israel ramps up intimidation of leftists | Joseph Dana

By Joseph Dana | josephdana.com Another Israeli activist has been arrested and jailed in connection to the protest in front of the US ambassador’s house last Saturday night. The activist was summoned for ‘questioning’ yesterday afternoon and arrested upon arrival. He has been charged with the same crimes as the other activists who were released yesterday […]

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Activists: Military claims over tear gas death ‘ridiculous’

Ma’an News Agency | Published today (updated) 05/01/2011 13:25   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) –Substantial evidence contradicts the army’s version of the events surrounding the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, activists and protest organizers said Tuesday evening, after Israeli military officials told international media that they believed some evidence in the case to be false. A statement […]

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PROOF THAT THE ISRAELIS LIED ABOUT THE DEATH OF A MARTYR

| Desertpeace | January 5, 2011 at 07:35 A photograph of Jawaher Abu Rahmah hangs at her funeral on 1 January. (Oren Ziv/ActiveStills) Substantial evidence contradicts the IDF’s version of the events surrounding the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah Posted by Joseph Dana The evidence surrounding the events leading to the death of Bil’in resident […]

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Israel clamps down on WB protesters

PressTV –  Wed Jan 5, 2011 4:10AM Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against the construction of the Israeli separation barrier in the West Bank. Israel’s military has begun setting up gates near several villages in the occupied West Bank, buttressing them with barbed wire in an effort to further clamp […]

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Martyr’s Funeral Jawaher Abu Rahmah-Bilin 01.01.2011 By haithmkatib@gmail.com

Israeli Forces Kill Female Protester in Bil’in Created 2011-01-01 11:08  Jan 01, 2011 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, and died of poisoning this morning. Abu Rahmah was the sister of Bassem Abu Rahmah who was also killed […]

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Occupation 101: How to make a martyr, from al-Durrah to Abu Rahmah

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Dahlia Scheindlin | +972 Magazine Mohammed al-Durrah and Jawaher Abu Rahmah were both Palestinians who lost their lives to the conflict. Both deaths – 12-year old al- Durrah in 2000, and Jawaher Abu Rahmah this past Friday (31 December) – came to symbolize the Palestinian struggle against occupation. And in both cases, […]

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Spin’s “senior source” revealed: Who briefed the rightist bloggers?

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Yossi Gurvitz The IDF speaks in two voices in the Jawaher Abu Rahmah affair – because it knows its case is week Last night (Monday) the IDF went on a coordinated media offensive against the Bil’in activists and the Abu Rahmah family, claiming not only wasn’t Jawaher Abu Rahmah killed as a […]

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Evidence discredits army’s version of Bil’in woman’s death

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Lisa Goldman The following is a detailed response to the army’s claims regarding the death on 1 January 2011 of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, who was taken to the hospital on 31 December after inhaling tear gas at the weekly demonstration against the separation barrier in Bil’in, a small Palestinian village near Ramallah. […]

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Not guilty: All US Ambassador protest charges dropped

Tuesday, January 4 2011|Joseph Dana The twelve Israeli activists arrested in connection to the protest at US ambassador’s home on Saturday night have been released from jail on no bail. The charges included illegal weapons possession and distributing public order were not dropped but the judge argued that there was no evidence for the charges […]

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Open letter to Combined Systems Inc, Maker of Israeli Tear Gas | Joseph Dana

Letter sent on behalf of Palestinian nonviolent resistance groups to the US marker of Israeli tear gas that killed Jawaher Abu Rahmah of Bil’in on 31 December 2010. Dear Combined Systems Inc., As US groups committed to justice and peace, we are writing to ask that Combined Systems Inc. cease providing CSI equipment to the Israeli government […]

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Signposting the occupation

by Eleanor K on January 3, 2011 My senses let me down. On Friday 31 December – the day Jawaher Abu Rahmah was murdered by the Israeli army – I thought I smelt manure in the village of Bil’in, but it was the skunk truck (The Boesh), used by the Israeli military to crush peaceful […]

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ei: From Bilin to Tel Aviv, outrage at killing of Jawaher Abu Rahmah

Joseph Dana, Live from Palestine, 3 January 2011 A photograph of Jawaher Abu Rahmah hangs at her funeral on 1 January. (Oren Ziv/ActiveStills) “I am in shock, we are in shock,” Hamde Abu Rahmah told me as we stood outside the small cemetery in Bilin where 36-year-old Jawaher Abu Rahmah was buried on Saturday. One […]

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‘FREEDOM’S JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE’

Posted by desertpeace on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:54 am. From the chorus of an obviously drug induced song…. Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose, Nothing don’t mean nothing honey if it ain’t free, now now. The writer obviously never visited Palestine or any other area where Freedom is nothing but […]

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The price of resisting | Jody McIntyre | Independent Eagle Eye Blogs

By Jody McIntyre Eagle Eye Sunday, 2 January 2011 at 10:05 am On New Year’s Eve, as people across the world celebrated together, Jawaher Abu Rahmah lay alone, struggling for breath in a Ramallah hospital. The day before, the people of her village, Bil’in, in the West Bank, had marched to Israel’s wall, which cuts […]

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