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Al-Walaja villagers rally to save oldest living olive tree from destruction by Israeli forces

  Monday August 15, 2011 11:33 by Saed Bannoura/Mazin Qumsiyeh – IMEMC News On Saturday August 13, 2011, a show of nonviolent popular resistance occurred in Al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem. Protester abducted in Al-Walaja on Wednesday (image by palestine monitor) The Israeli army had mobilized in large numbers, anticipating the villagers’ weekly protest. They […]

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Israeli bulldozers edge ever closer to… Al Badawi

by R. Taylor on July 28, 2011 | Mondoweiss Yesterday there were more arrests in al Walaja, the village west of Bethlehem which is being enveloped by The Wall, as people protested against the destruction of village land. Once again Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh was arrested by Israeli soldiers (for the third time), as were Sherin […]

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