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Israel continues attacks on Jerusalem`s Aqsa mosqueConnie Hackbarth - AIC - "Hamas has called on Jordan to use its custodianship over Palestinian holy sites and protect the al Aqsa mosque, as Israeli violations of Palestinian religious freedom and a deepening of the Israeli occupation continue in Jerusalem. Gaza is not the only Palestinian area under attack" [ry]25/8/2014
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Israel Demolishes Palestinian House Without Prior Notice in East JerusalemWafa - The house owner, Tawfiq Gazzawi, said Israeli forces surrounded the house in the early morning hours and prevented them from evacuating the house contents before demolishing it without any prior notice. The 380-square-meter house was a shelter for 17 family members, added Gazzawi. He added that the Israeli authorities had tried to demolish the house in 2006, but a court ruling made that attempt a failure. [bz]19/8/2014
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Dozens Abducted by Israeli Forces in West Bank and JerusalemAgencies Report - IMEMC - "Israeli forces routinely carry out arrest raids in the West Bank. Around 40 percent of Palestinian men living in the occupied territories have been detained by Israel at some point in their lives, according to Al Ray." - id 16/8/2014
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64 Palestinians Kidnapped In Jerusalem, West BankSaed Bannoura- IMEMC "Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, at least 64 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and in occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of interrogation facilities." ca15/8/2014
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Jerusalem Mixed and UnmixedMichelle Campos - MERIP - Even before he decided to leave Jewish Jerusalem, Kashua’s television series and other writings showed a gradual progression from the mentality of an assimilation-aspiring Arab Bill Cosby to that of an Arab Spike Lee, politically much less compromising and painfully aware that his intellectual role is to point at the gulf between Jewish and Arab societies in Israel, perhaps especially when the gulf seems increasingly unbridgeable.-rh14/8/2014
Fifty Palestinians Kidnapped In Occupied JerusalemSaed Bannoura - IMEMC - "Eyewitnesses said the soldiers also fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, in addition to gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets in various streets of al-‘Eesawiyya." - id 13/8/2014
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Family Of Slain Jerusalem Young Man Denies Israeli AllegationsSaed Bannoura - IMEMC - "The family of Mohammad Nayef Ja`abeess, 21, who was shot and killed by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem, Monday, denied Israeli allegations that he deliberately rammed his industrial digger into a bus." - id 6/8/2014
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931 Palestinians from Jerusalem, 1948 Territories Taken Captive in 3 WeeksChris Carlson - IMEMC "Israeli forces now say they have arrested 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem and Palestinian cities occupied in 1948, in just the past three weeks, according to the PNN.PNN stated that Israeli forces expect the protests and clashes to increase in Jerusalem and the 1948 territories, due to the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza strip." ca 25/7/2014
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Israeli police ransack Tariq Abu Khdeir family home and arrest relatives in apparent revenge raidMax Blumenthal - Mondoweiss "Just hours after 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir left for Ben Gurion International Airport to return home to Tampa, Florida, Israeli police raided and ransacked the home of his family in the Shufat neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. The police arrested Abu Khdeir’s uncle and cousins without charges. The Israeli motive appears to have been revenge for the family’s role in publicizing CCTV footage of Abu Khdeir’s brutal beating at the hands of Israeli police..." ca19/7/2014
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BOMBS ARE raining on Gaza and rockets on Southern Israel, people are dying and homes are being destroyed.Uri Avnery - Gush Shalom "THIS ABOMINABLE atrocity took place in Jerusalem. A Palestinian boy was abducted and burned alive. No racist crime in Israel ever came close to it...Burning people alive is an abomination everywhere. In a state that claims to be “Jewish”, it is even worse." ca 11/7/2014
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Why Sayed Kashua is leaving Jerusalem and never coming backSayed Kashua - Haaretz "My children will soon be back and we will leave this place. This time it makes no difference what my wife says – I don’t care, she can say that I’m paranoid, that I’m hysterical, but I’m not letting my kids stay in Jerusalem. I’m going to pack their things for them, and as soon as they get home, I’m going to my parents’ with them. She can stay in Jerusalem if she wants, but I can’t be here anymore." ca5/7/2014
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Watch: Israeli police brutally assault Palestinian in ShufatMa`an News - VIDEO "Video footage emerged Thursday of Israeli border police brutally beating a Palestinian man unconscious in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Shufat." ca 5/7/2014
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Israel attempting cover up over Jerusalem teen’s killing, family sayElectronic Intifada - Ali Abunimah`s blog "In the first hours after his body was found, Israeli police said that they suspected that Muhammad’s killing was a reprisal for the killings of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found in the occupied West Bank on Monday. But since then, as the blogger Richard Silverstein has reported Israeli police leaked to the media misinformation claiming that Muhammad was killed in an honor crime because he was gay." ca4/7/2014
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