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Bilin Weekly Demo 13.05.2011 – video

13.05.2011 By haithmkatib@gmail.com Today, 13th of May 2011, the people of Bil’in commemorated the Nakba day. About 200 Palestinians, Israelis and internationals marched together towards the Wall. Some had dressed up as refugees from 1948, to commemorate those who were forced from their homeland 63 years ago. Also some were carrying a large key symbolizing […]

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Hundreds at 6th Bil’in conference celebrate popular struggle

Wednesday, April 20 2011| Joseph Dana | +972 Magazine Dozens of European diplomats and senior figures from across the Palestinian political spectrum joined hundreds of activists in the opening of the 6th International Bil’in Conference on Popular Resistance. Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, called for the international community to promote Palestinian self determination. Palestinian Prime […]

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Popular committee planning march to occupied Palestine borders

[ 16/04/2011 – 09:59 AM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– The Jordanian popular committee to commemorate the Nakba (catastrophe) announced it was planning a march to the Jordanian borders with occupied Palestine on the 64th anniversary of the Nabka on 15th May. Tawfik Abu Ershaid, the committee’s spokesman, said on Friday that the march would pose as […]

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Detained leader’s life in jeopardy after 16 days of hunger strike

26/03/2011 – 07:18 AM TULKAREM, (PIC)– The wife of detained Hamas leader Abbas Assayed has held the Israeli occupation authority and its prison administration responsible for the life of her husband who has been on hunger strike for 16 days. Ikhlas Assayed told the PIC reporter in Tulkarem on Friday that her husband’s health has […]

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Israeli Soldiers Arrest Bassem Tamimi, Coordinator of Nabi Saleh Popular Committee

March 25, 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Bassem Tamimi, coordinator of the Nabi Saleh popular committee, was arrested when dozens of soldiers raided his house at noon today beating his wife and daughter in the process. Only yesterday the military court had ordered the indefinite remand of Naji Tamimi, another member of the Nabi […]

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Freed from jail, West Bank protester vows fight against fence will continue

16 March 2011 By David Sheen, Haaretz – 15 March 2011 http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/freed-from-jail-west-bank-protester-vows-fight-against-fence-will-continue-1.349430 Abdallah Abu Rahmah was given a hero’s welcome in the West Bank village of Bil’in after being released from Ofer Prison on Monday. He was greeted by over a hundred and fifty townsfolk who escorted him home waving flags and letting off fireworks […]

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Popular Rally Calls for Palestinian Unity in Nablus

Wednesday March 16, 2011 05:38 by Alessandra Bajec – IMEMC Special Report From Nablus Over 1.500 Palestinians took to the streets of Nablus on Tuesday urging for national unity and an end of internal division, in tandem with thousands of pro-unity protesters in the West Bank and Gaza. Palestinian protesters marched in the city of […]

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Hamas advocates popular marches calling for national unity

15/03/2011 – 10:07 AM GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement declared its support for the demands made by the Palestinian street which calls for initiating national dialog based on the protection of the Palestinian rights and constants, and leading to an end to the internal division. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri urged in a news conference […]

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Palestinian protest leader released from Israeli jail; served 16 months

Tuesday, March 15 2011|+972blog | By Libby Lenkinski Friedlander Yesterday, March 14, at about 3:30 PM, Abdallah Abu Rahmah, Coordinator of the Bil’in Popular Committee, was released from Ofer Military Prison after serving his 15-month expanded sentence. Abu Rahmah was arrested on 10 December 2009 and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment including time served, which […]

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Bil’in protest leader Abdullah Abu Rahma freed from Israeli jail

Published Mar 14, 2011 21:09 Palestinian activist Abdullah Abu Rahma, 39, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bilin, is seen after his release from Israel’s Ofer prison. [AFP/Abbas Momani] OFER MILITARY PRISON, RAMALLAH (AFP) – A Palestinian activist jailed for organizing weekly demonstrations against Israel’s separation wall was freed […]

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Israel and its Fear of Popular Revolutions!

14.03.11 – 09:23PNN – Palestine News Network By Fadi Abu Sada – PNN Editor in Chief – It is a well-known fact that Israel fights against Palestinian culture. I still remember from my childhood, back in the 80s before the first intifada, how Israel used to arrest Palestinian youth for simply reading political books. Nonviolence Protest in […]

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Child Arrested in Night Raid in Nabi Saleh | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee

    For the third time in two weeks, the village of Nabi Saleh was raided in the middle of the night by fully armed soldiers. One 14 year old child was arrested while sleeping in his bed during the violent raid. Rate item: The repression of Nabi Saleh continued last night as the army […]

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Palestinian Political Prisoners Punished for Organizing Hunger Strike in Israeli Prison – International Middle East Media Center

Monday January 17, 2011 12:15 by Ramona M. – IMEMC and Agencies Sa’adat, the general secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and Abu Al-Haija, a leader of Hamas in the West Bank, are being punished for organizing a prisoner hunger strike to protest Israeli prison conditions. On Saturday, the two prisoners […]

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Military Court Acquits Prominent Anti-Wall Activist | Joseph Dana

Mohammed Khatib, the coordinator of the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee, was acquitted of all charges today at the Ofer Military Court for lack of sufficient evidence. Mohammed Khatib during a speaking his speaking tour in Canada Mohammed Khatib was acquitted today at the Ofer Military Court of charges of incitement, Performing a service for an […]

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