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Fathers speak on the mass arrests in Hebron

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video   15 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Sunday the 21st of August the Israeli army carried out arrests in al Khalil (Hebron) on a scale not seen since 2003.  Around 120-200 people were kidnapped from their homes in pre-dawn raids and following the release […]

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Arab MK Stripped of Right to Speak in Parliament

  PNN – Palestine News Network -18.07.11 – 12:29 Tel Aviv – PNN – The Knesset ethics committee voted on Monday to strip Arab member of parliament Hanin Zuabi of her rights to address parliament and vote in committees. Hanin Zuabi speaks in parliament The decision comes one year after Zuabi had other parliamentary rights […]

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Do not speak, do not resist – Israel rules out non-violence ~ by Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook | Jul 18, 2011  | The National   It was an Arab legislator who made the most telling comment to the Israeli parliament last week as it passed the boycott law, which outlaws calls to boycott Israel or its settlements in the occupied territories. Ahmed Tibi asked: “What is a peace activist or […]

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ei: Family of engineer believed kidnapped by Israel speak out

Rami Almeghari, The Electronic Intifada, 16 March 2011 Four of Derar and Veronika’s children at the family’s home in Gaza. (Rami Almeghari) In mid-January Derar Abu Sisi, 42, the operations director of Gaza’s sole electricity-generating plant, left the Gaza Strip for Ukraine where he was applying for citizenship, along with his Ukrainian wife Veronika. Several […]

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Israeli artists speak out | Jews for Justice for Palestinians

March 15, 2011 Artists: Anti-boycott law ’suicidal’   Israel Prize laureate David Tartakover, singer Rona Kenan, poet Meir Wieseltier and others join battle against bill punishing Israel boycotters. Writer Sefi Rachlevsky: Israel acting like a criminal state Merav Yudilovitch, 15 March 2011 See also: JNews, Israeli anti-boycott bill approved for vote by Knesset plenary Artists […]

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ei: In whose name does Dutch FM Rosenthal speak?

Rifat Odeh Kassis, The Electronic Intifada, 1 March 2011 Appointed Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad with Uri Rosenthal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, February 2011. (Mustafa Abu Dayeh/MaanImages) In recent months, a number of Latin American countries have publicly expressed their recognition of Palestinian statehood. Given that a Palestinian state doesn’t yet […]

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Behind the Arab Revolt is a Word We Dare Not Speak

17:42 02/26/2011 Revolt in the Arab world is not merely against a resident dictator. (Aljazeera) By John Pilger  Shortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, I interviewed Ray McGovern, one of an elite group of CIA officers who prepared the President’s daily intelligence brief. McGovern was at the apex of the “national security” monolith […]

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Mavi Marmara survivors speak out against Israeli “whitewash”

| RO: Ramallah Online   Passengers on the Mavi Marmara before the attack. Viva Palestina Press Release Dear friend, Today, Israel has released a report into its actions on the Mavi Marmara last year, when the ship – carrying aid as part of a flotilla to Gaza – was attacked by Israel, leading to the […]

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