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Israel uproots 100 years old olive tree in Ibrahimi mosque

[ PIC 16/01/2013 – 01:11 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) chopped down a one hundred years old olive tree in the eastern garden of the Ibrahimi mosque. Local sources told Quds Press that the IOA alleged that the tree was bulldozed for security reasons and to expand the road trekked by […]

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Your help needed! Donating olive trees this holiday season

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map 19 December 2011 | International Solidarity Movement West Bank As we creep up to Christmas and are seeing more and more trees appear in houses and high street windows, while we debate when to put up our own, if at all this year, I […]

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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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IOF soldiers uproot 450 olive trees

[ 11/07/2011 – 05:39 PM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday uprooted 450 olive trees west of Salfit province, local sources reported. A Palestinian official in the district said that the IOF soldiers blocked farmers from heading to their land in the area after declaring it a closed military zone. He said […]

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Army fires on Iraq Burin during olive tree planting | International Solidarity Movement

10 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement Army shoots tear gas Bullets and tear gas were fired upon Palestinians and internationals whilst they planted olive trees on the land legally owned by the village of Iraq Burin yesterday.The popular committee asked for a group of internationals to assist them in planting olive trees on the […]

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Uprooting Olive Trees

Uprooting Olive Trees in Palestine By, Atyaf Alwazir November 2002. ICE Case Number: 110           CASE BACKGROUND ENVIRONMENT ASPECT CONFLICT ASPECT ENVIRONMENT OVERLAP CONFLICT ASPECT RELATED INFORMATION   ©Luke Powell, 1997 I.Case Background   A. Abstract The olive tree, a universal symbol of peace has been the object of conflict in […]

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