Tag Archives: spring

Is it the Palestinian spring?

[ PIC 09/09/2012 – 09:55 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh Thousands of Palestinians have been taking to the streets in major west bank towns to protest the worst economic crisis to hit the occupied territories since the start of the Israeli occupation in 1967. Protesters called for the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, holding […]

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#VIDEO | Arab Spring manifestations against Israeli interest: Analyst

PRESS TV | July 22, 2012 Arab Spring is ultimately against the interest of Israel as the Arab nations, who secured a revolution against pro-Western government, have supported the Palestinian rights for the past 64 years, a political analyst tells Press TV. “As a principle, the Arab Spring actually is the manifestation of the Arab […]

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#PHOTOS | Nabi Saleh protesters reach confiscated spring

Maan News Agency | June 29, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A weekly Nabi Saleh protest achieved what activists called Friday a historic victory as they reached confiscated lands despite the presence of Israeli forces. The demonstrators were able to reach a spring that was confiscated for the use of settlers, two of whom were bathing […]

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Spring time in Ni’lin: Photos of the demonstration – Photography

Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta | 6 April 2012 | Refusing to be Enemies: The Book | ISM April 6th Demonstration I’m a bit slow at writing things up, so in the meanwhile, here are some photos of this past Friday’s action in Ni’lin. To me the the most vivid pictures were the shebab, including boys who looked […]

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Israel Steals 85% of Palestinian Water

Related Special Topic – No Water, No Sewerage Palestine News Network – Thursday, 05 January 2012                 Jamil Matawir, deputy chairman of the PA Ministry of Environmental Affairs, said on Sunday that Israel controls up to 85% of Palestinian wells and underground water resources, negatively affecting the Palestinian […]

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The Arab Spring: Tribute to People Who Value History

By Jamil Toubbeh In his review of Margaret MacMillan’s book, Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History (2009), David Kennedy writes: humans live in history, a few write it, others read it; some are made or broken by it, most try to make use of it, “usually by ransacking the past for analogies to […]

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The Flotilla embodies the Arab Spring spirit

By Yousef Munayyer * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | July 5, 2011 Earlier this year we watched with amazement as hundreds of thousands of Arabs charged into the streets of their cities demanding reform. The uprisings led to the departure of several leaders who had ruled for decades and also tested (and continue to […]

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Obama and the Arab Spring

PNN – Palestine News Network – 20.05.11 – 18:55 By Fadi Abu Sa’da – “Events of the past six months show us that strategies of repression and strategies of diversion will not work anymore.” US President Barak Obama said in his speech, for sure he forgot to notice that the Palestinian people have been enduring […]

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The Arab Uprising Hasn’t Arrived in Palestine – It’s Always Been Here

This weekend, Israeli security forces engaged in a bloody crackdown on unarmed protesters. May 17, 2011  |  972 Magazine | Alternet Photo Credit: Joseph Dana  Demonstrations marking the 63rd anniversary of the Nakba – the anniversary of Palestinians’ displacement in 1948 – were held throughout the West Bank, Gaza and inside Israel this week. The focal point of […]

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Settlers sabotage water spring of Palestinian village

05/04/2011 – 06:24 PM NABLUS, (PIC)– Jewish settlers attacked the village of Madma on Tuesday and polluted and damaged its water spring, local sources said. They said that settlers from Yitzhar settlement attacked their almost only water well and deprived citizens from making use of it. Villages south and east of Nablus are the target […]

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Elad guards tighten control over Silwan Spring

Sunday, 23 January, 2011 | 16:42 | « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Elad-hired settlement guards prevented foreign tourists from entering the Ein Silwan area of Wadi Hilweh today, say witnesses. In what is becoming a reoccuring incident, visiting sightseers were refused entry to Ein Silwan (Silwan Spring) through […]

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