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Siege, Wall, Checkpoints

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Monday, Qalandia checkpoint to be transformed into a border crossing Saed Bannoura -IMEMC & Agencies - "As Israeli goes on with its expansion plans to annex most of the areas in the West Bank, the Israeli Radio announced on Sunday that starting from Monday, the Qalandia checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Ramallah will be transformed into an border crossing separating the West Bank from Jerusalem." 27/3/2006
The gruesome reality of Operation SwarmerEman Ahmad Khamas - Commondreams - “After they executed them, the troops put explosives in the house and blew it up,” said Mohammad, crying. “They killed even the farm animals” 25/3/2006
Palestinians try to flee Iraq, but are stopped by JordanKirk Semple - New York Times - Residents of Baladiyat, a Baghdad neighborhood in which Palestinians are concentrated, say that in recent weeks, dozens of people have been kidnapped and many have turned up dead. The residents have accused Shiite militias in the killings22/3/2006
Operation Swarm of LiesDahr Jamail - Truthout - Operation Swarm of Lies is part of yet another Cheney administration media blitz to put a happy face on this horrendously failed misadventure in Iraq22/3/2006
Court rules against section of wall in Sheikh Sa`ed near JerusalemBtselem - an Israeli court rules in favour of Sheikh Sa`ed residents in an appeal against the route of the Separation Wall22/3/2006
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Israeli appeals court voids section of Wall in JerusalemBtselem/Electronic Intifada - The Tel-Aviv Magistrate`s Court voided a portion of the Separation Barrier, ruling that it would cause disproportionate harm to the daily lives of Sheikh Sa`ed`s residents22/3/2006
After three years, after 150,000 dead, why I was wrong about Iraq Johann Hari - A few weeks ago, a small moment – a little line of text – underlined for me how far life in Iraq has slumped. As I was reading a story, the ticker-tape on the BBC News website casually stated: ‘Car bomb in Baghdad; 50 dead.’ 21/3/2006
WEEKLY DIGEST: REPORTS FROM CHECKPOINTS MachsomWatch members` daily reports 12.3.06-18.3.06 20/3/2006
Fishing for a pretext in IranJuan Cole - Znet - Iran is experimenting with refrigerator-size centrifuges as a means of enriching uranium, but would need 16,000, hooked up in a special way, to produce a bomb. It has 164, and one of its proposals to defuse the crisis with the U.S. is to limit itself to no more than 3,00018/3/2006
Those war drums have a familiar beatJames Klurfeld - Newsday/Commondreams - Cheney`s tough talk on Iran and an updated report on security sound eerily like the run-up to Iraq invasion18/3/2006
CPT release: we mourn the loss of Tom Fox 11/3/2006
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CPT volunteer killed in IraqBBC - An American who was among four peace activists kidnapped in Iraq last year has been found shot dead in Baghdad11/3/2006
Injured anti-fence `anarchist` speaks outMeital Yasur Beit-Or - Ynet/Yediot Ahronot - Matah Cohen has sustained eye injuries while protesting the security fence near Ramallah; Says: `I feel like the blood of Left-wing activists is cheap`8/3/2006
Protesters hang themselves on the WallISM - At 9:30 AM Friday morning, Palestinians and Israelis hung themselves from the annexation barrier being constructed illegally on Bil’in’s land8/3/2006
Abqaiq`s warningPaul Rogers - OpenDemocracy - An abortive al-Qaida attack on Saudi Arabia`s largest oil facility is ominous for the wider region as well as the kingdom.4/3/2006
Khatami attacks Ahmadinejad over HolocaustKhaleej Times/AFP - Iran’s former reformist president Mohammad Khatami has described the Holocaust as a “historical reality” -- a stinging attack on his controversial and revisionist successor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad1/3/2006
Death of a ProfessorHaifa Zangana - Guardian/Commondreams - Hundreds of academics and scientists have been murdered since the March 2003 invasion. Baghdad universities alone have mourned the killing of over 80 members of staff. The minister of education stated recently that during 2005, 296 members of education staff were killed and 133 wounded.1/3/2006
Israel`s security barrier and a forbidden road hem in a Palestinian familyLaurie Copans - ASSOCIATED PRESS - ei - "The Palestinian family finds itself trapped between a 20-foot-high concrete wall that blocks access to Bethlehem, and an Israeli road that is off-limits to Palestinians." 6/3/2006
Huwara checkpoint,- Sunday , 5.3.06 PmNaomi Lalo - MachsomWatch - "Talking with the waiting and the refused on the spot we learned that the Weissglas dietary regime has already taken effect."6/3/2006
Machsom Watch at IDF Checkpoints : “No one will be able to say, ‘I didn’t know.’Yonatan Preminger - Challenge #96 - "...this “border crossing” is a military checkpoint that divides a community; it is situated between village and city; between home, college, work and hospital; between grandfather and granddaughter. And there are many such “border crossings.” 16/3/2006
Joshua Key in Toronto - two events - all invitedWar Resisters Support Campaign - Vigil in support of US war resister Joshua Key, on the occasion of his refugee hearing: 30 March; you are invited to hear former US Army Reserve Specialist, Aidan Delgado and US War Resister, Joshua Key: 1 April DATE: Saturday 1 April 29/3/2006
Soldiers flee to Canada to avoid Iraq duty Duncan Campbell - The Guardian - Hundreds of deserters from the US armed forces have crossed into Canada and are now seeking political refugee status there, arguing that violations of the rules of war in Iraq by the US entitle them to asylum29/3/2006
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