Tag Archives: Lydd

What Happened to Palestine’s Railways? ~ by Stuart Littlewood

B12 passing Weybourne windmill. (Supplied) By Stuart Littlewood | Palestine Chronicle | March 13, 2012 Not all is doom and gloom here in the UK. The North Norfolk Railway (Poppy Line) put on its Spring Steam Gala last weekend and a good time was had by young and old. Their cute little J15 was celebrating […]

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#Airflotilla | “Hysterical” Israeli reaction to Palestine solidarity fly-in

Mel Frykberg |The Electronic Intifada |Tel Aviv| 11 July 2011 Six Israeli activists were arrested at Ben Gurion airport on 8 July. (Oren Ziv /ActiveStills) BEN GURION AIRPORT, Tel Aviv (IPS) – Hundreds of armed soldiers and police spread throughout Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv on 8 July, arresting six Israeli activists for unfurling flags […]

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The ethnic cleansing of Lyd, and how it continues today

Rana on June 24, 2011 | Mondoweiss The Israeli organization Zochrot has published testimonies from two men, Fayeq Abu Mana and Aaraf Muharab, on the Israeli ethnic cleansing of Lyd, my parents’ hometown. Israelis raping Palestinian women, wide-scale pillaging of Palestinian belongings for resale, mass murders of Palestinians, burning bodies of murdered, a massive Israeli […]

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ei: Photostory: home demolitions in Lydd

Photostory, The Electronic Intifada, 6 January 2011 On 13 December 2010, Israeli bulldozers, flanked by hundreds of municipal, riot squad and border police forces, demolished seven homes belonging to the Abu Eid family in Lydd, a city a few miles east of Tel Aviv. The demolition, which took several hours, subsequently displaced 67 members of […]

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