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Thousands rally for Palestinian prisoners Al Jazeera--Clashes with riot police erupt during demonstrations across West Bank in support of hunger strikers in Israeli custody. dn24/2/2013
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Palestinians report nine people wounded in clashes with Jewish settlers in West Bank villageGili Cohen , Jack Khoury and The Associated Press--One Palestinian reportedly taken to hospital after being shot with live bullets; 30-year-old Palestinian prisoner dies of a heart attack while incarcerated in Megiddo jail.dn24/2/2013
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Medic says man shot in stomach as Jewish settlers clash with Palestinians in West Bank villageAssociated Press--JERUSALEM — Palestinian villagers and Jewish settlers clashed in the northern West Bank village of Kusra on Saturday, wounding one demonstrator who protesters say was shot in the stomach.dn24/2/2013
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A PROFILE OF ISRAELI TERRORISM desertpeace--During the first four years of the first intifada 75 Palestinians were killed by Israeli undercover agents or civilian disguised soldiers. Of 29 cases in 1991 none of the victims had been engaged in combat, eleven were taking part in non-violent demonstrations at the time of the shooting whilst 14 were carrying out normal daily activities. dn 24/2/2013
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Today in Palestine for Thursday, February 21, 2013Today in Palestine--A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT occurring on or about February 21, 2013. dn23/2/2013
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EU Supports Gaza Mental Health Services with €600,000 WAFA--JERUSALEM, February 23, 2013 (WAFA) – The European Union announced a new €600,000 grant to improve mental health services in the Gaza Strip, a press statement said on Thursday.dn23/2/2013
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Going Against the GrainAl Jazeera World - Filmmaker: Bilal Yousef "Video: Over the years, Levy`s stories have shed light on the realities Palestinians face on a daily basis.One of his earlier reports, `Death of a baby` in 1996, told of an incident involving the Abu Dahouk family. They were stopped at a checkpoint on their way to a hospital. Israeli soldiers delayed the family including a heavily pregnant Fayzeh Abu Dahouk, who ended up delivering her baby in the backseat of the car.The baby, who she hoped to name Yousef, died a couple of days later." ca 22/2/2013
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`Prisoner X`: Supreme Court Permits Publication of ACRI`s FilingsACRI - For the first time, the Supreme Court and the Central District Court have permitted the publication of all of the legal proceedings undertaken by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel in 2010 and 2011 over its demand to narrow the gag order in the case of the detention of Prisoner X.20/2/2013
Today in Palestine for February 14, 2013Today in Palestine--A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT occurring on or about February 14, 2013. dn17/2/2013
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Fourteen Palestinians released in Gilad Shalit deal back in Israeli jails Amira Hass--Four hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners have managed to upset the Palestinian public more than any other element of friction created under Israeli domination.. . Two of the strikers, Tarek Qa’adan and Ja’afar Ezzedine, are administrative detainees. The other two were released in the Gilad Shalit deal and subsequently rearrested. dn17/2/2013
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Sweeping the West Bank and JerusalemAnnie Robbins--A visit to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Silwan brings forth numerous videos of home demolitions, for instance this horrible scene, as well as reports about the Municipality of Jerusalem accompanying Israeli forces raiding houses and handing out demolition warrants dn 17/2/2013
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Mossad: the service that`s really secret Alistair Dawber Jerusalem--Israel`s spy agency used to publicise its operations but is silent after being linked to a string of killings dn17/2/2013
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On eve of Israeli visit, renowned academic Zygmunt Bauman laments protracted occupationAvner Shapira--The sociologist, who has family in Israel and was himself briefly a citizen, says the country has abandoned its social problems and duty to alert the world of the evil endemic of nationalist hatred; clarifies his link between West Bank separation barrier and Warsaw Ghetto walls. dn17/2/2013
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Palestinians injured in prisoner related clashes throughout West BankHaggai Matar--Hundreds of Palestinian took part today in solidarity manifestations with Palestinian Prisoners, and especially with those administrative detainees on hunger strike – led by Samer Issawi, who has not eaten since 29 July 2012. Dozens were injured lightly from tear gas inhalation, and few from live ammunition.dn16/2/2013
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Forced evictions, demolitions and displacement in the West Bank in 2012ICAHD Staff - In total, we recorded the demolition of over 600 Palestinian structures in the West Bank, including at least 189 residential structures. The demolitions were in many cases preceded by the forced eviction and subsequent displacement of 880 Palestinians, more than half of them (468) children, ranging from a few months old to 18. Another 4102 people were otherwise affected, for example due to demolitions of animal shelters, water cisterns and other structures related to their livelihood or because of the destruction of infrastructure, including roads.-rh 13/2/2013
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Surgeons at Gaza hospitals get training to perform organ transplantsJack Khoury--Shortage of medicine, medical equipment in hospitals as Palestinian Health Ministry owes NIS 850 million in unpaid bills.dn10/2/2013
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Forced evictions, demolitions and displacement in the West Bank in 2012 ICAHD Staff - Most of the demolitions (540, or 89%) took place in vulnerable communities in Area C, displacing 809 people, including 441 children. The rest (64, or 11%) of the demolitions took place in East Jerusalem, displacing 71 people, including 27 children. Out of those, 15 were self-demolitions carried out by Palestinian families that had received demolition orders from Israeli authorities. The rest were carried out by different Israeli government bodies, including the Jerusalem Municipality and the Israeli Nature and Park Authority. It is worth noting that in East Jerusalem, the number of demolitions increased from 42 to 64, representing a 52% increase, while the number of those affected rose from 203 to 411.12/2/2013
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West Bank violence following settlement protest – videoReuters--West Bank violence following settlement protest – video10/2/2013
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Canaan Protest Village--YOUNES ARAR--Today [Feb9.2013], the South West Popular Committee along with international activists embarked on a new effort to establish a village, Canaan, on Palestinian land in South Hebron Hills. The village`s name was not accidental. We wanted to declare that we are the indigenous people of Palestine. We are the descendants of the Canaanites and our ties to the land can never be broken or taken away.dn 10/2/2013
Middle East Rivals Hamas and Fatah `holding unity talks` Alistair Dawber --Hamas and Fatah, the two rival Palestinian political factions, are in talks about forming a unity government with Hamas leader Khaled Meshal claiming that long-stalled elections in the occupied territories are also being planned. dn10/2/2013
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Today in Palestine for Thursday, January 7, 2013Today in Palestine--A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT occurring on or about January 7, 2013. dn9/2/2013
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Palestinian prisoners in Israel `smuggling out sperm`Harriet Sherwood--Fertility doctor claims wife of a prisoner serving 32 life sentences gave birth to a boy last August using smuggled sperm dn9/2/2013
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Pro-Israel Students Ousted from BDS EventNatalie Schachar-- A panel on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement hosted by the Students for Justice in Palestine at Brooklyn College turned even more contentious last night after four students affiliated with Hillel were ousted from the event. dn 9/2/2013
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Out of 103 investigations opened in 2012 into alleged offences committed by Israeli soldiers in the occupied territories, not a single indictment served to dateYesh Din - "The numerous defects in MPCID investigations of offenses against Palestinians, and in the Military Advocate General Corps’ supervision of the investigations, result in the closure of the vast majority of the files and a minimal number of indictments being served. This creates a feeling of lawlessness on the ground, which may be a central contributing factor in the rise in the number of killings over recent weeks."-rh 6/2/2013
Israeli right-wing groups use `right of return` to evict Arabs from East JerusalemNir Hasson--The Shamasna family of Sheikh Jarrah is one of several Palestinian families to have been evicted in recent years using a similar method.dn3/2/2013
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Israel targeted multiple targets in recent attack on Syria, U.S. intelligence official tells TimeHaaretz--American official says White House gave Israel `green light` to carry out more such attacks in the future. dn3/2/2013
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Revisions to Prawer Plan for Negev Bedouin expose the farce of law in IsraelNadia Ben-Youssef--The latest revision to the Prawer Plan, which will eventually displace tens of thousands of Arab Bedouin from their ancestral land in the Negev (Naqab), in some ways improves its tone toward the Bedouin. But the Arab Bedouin community has resolutely rejected the Prawer Plan, and Benny Begin’s latest report reminds us succinctly that the law was never intended to be a friend to the oppressed.dn3/2/2013
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In Israel, the Birth of a Scandal|REBECCA TROUNSON----Reunion: Californian learns she was taken from Yemenite mother in 1949. Case may be one of many. dn3/2/2013
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Clashes in West Bank village after Palestinians erect protest campJack Khoury, Gili Cohen and The Associated Press--IDF soldiers dismantled the outpost, five Palestinians arrested; Camp set up in village of Burin, called `Al Manatir,` comes barely a month after Palestinians erected Bab al-Shams in E-1 area.dn3/2/2013
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Muslim soccer players at Beitar Jerusalem met with spitting and insultsMoshe Boker--150 fans arrive at team`s training ground to protest the signing on of two new players, Gibril Kadiyev and Zaur Sadayev, who were eventually forced to leave the area under police escort. dn 2/2/2013
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Today in Palestine for January 31, 2013Today in Palestine--A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT occurring on or about January 31, 2013. dn2/2/2013
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