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Picking Olives at al-Walaja: A Harvest of Resistance

Related: Harvest in Palestine 2011 – in pictures A Palestinian family pick olives during the harvest season. (Photo: AFP – Jaafar Ashtiyeh) Fadi Abu Saada | Al Akhbar |  October 13, 2011 Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank struggle to harvest olives amid Israelis that steal their land and restrict their movement. Yet the inhabitants […]

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Maan News Agency: West Bank protests mark olive harvest

    Published today (updated) 08/10/2010 19:59 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained two Palestinian teenagers picking olives near Hebron on Friday as weekly anti-wall protests across the West Bank marked the start of the olive harvesting season. Witnesses said Jehad Jamal Al-Amla, 17, and Iyad Jamil Al-‘Amla, 18, were detained while picking olives in […]

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