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Siege leaves 80 percent of Gaza’s factories shut

Eva Bartlett | The Electronic Intifada | Jabaliya 10 September 2012 Israel’s ban on allowing Gaza to export goods has decimated Gaza’s economy. (Abed Rahim Khatib / APA images) JABALIYA, Gaza (IPS) – “Gaza’s economy is expected to grow modestly and people will likely still be worse off in 2015 compared to the mid-1990s,” read […]

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Israeli police close soccer club, charity fund in Silwan

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Jan 29, 2012 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — Israeli police shut down two organizations in East Jerusalem on Sunday, Israeli media reported. The soccer club and charity fund in the Silwan neighborhood will be closed for 30 days, Israeli news site […]

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Israeli forces shut down anti-wall rally

April 1, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Protesters commemorated Land Day during a weekly demonstration against Israel’s separation wall in the West Bank village of Bil’in. Land Day marks the anniversary of a 1976 shooting in which Israeli troops killed six people during protests against land confiscations. Israel’s separation wall cuts through Bil’in, confiscating 60 percent […]

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ei: Activism roundup: Palestinians shut down settler road

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 14 March 2011 Palestinian women near Ramallah protest the Israeli occupation on Women’s Day, 8 March. (Oren Ziv/ActiveStills) As Israeli Apartheid Week events continue to take place across the globe, The Electronic Intifada brings you this roundup of recent activism news. Palestinian popular struggle leader Abdallah Abu Rahme was released from […]

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Update on US brokered “Ease”. No “Ease” but Slow Suffocation: Gaza’s Crossings Squeezed Shut

03.03.11 – 11:01 Tel Aviv –  Gisha To PNN – the Israeli based Legal Center for freedom of Movement – Gisha – expresses concern that Wednesday closing of Karni Crossing will further restrict the ability of Palestinian residents of Gaza to engage in dignified, productive work. Gaza border crossing closed – Archive Gisha said in […]

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Abbas and Netanyahu keep their mouths shut after Mubarak ousted

[ 12/02/2011 – 02:24 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– De facto Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu are still quiet and refuse to issue any statements about the departure of their Arab ally Hosni Mubarak from power. Abbas’s authority, which had launched a scathing attack on Egyptian protestors in the past few […]

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