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Siege, Wall, Checkpoints

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Bethlehem Christians feel the squeeze as Israeli settlements spreadHarriet Sherwood - The Observer - In the birthplace of Jesus, the impact of Israeli settlements and their growth has been devastating. In a Christmas message, the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said Bethlehem was enduring a "choking reality".-rh 26/12/2012
The Burial Of Bethlehem William A. Cook - Countercurrents - Bethlehem is a pretty graphic example of the ghettos the Israeli authorities are currently creating in the occupied Palestinian territories: latter-day bantustans. Now surrounded by an eight-meter-high concrete wall (dwarfing the former Berlin Wall), the victim of regular invasions (usually unreported in the Western media) by the Israeli military, Bethlehem is struggling for its very survival.-rh 26/12/2012
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Bethlehem celebrates Christmas EveMa`an News Agency - "It is Bethlehem`s first Christmas since Palestine was admitted to the United Nations as a non-member state. Minister of Tourism Rula Maayah told Ma’an that 15,000 tourists were expected to join Christmas celebrations this year. Bethlehem hotels are fully booked, she added. […] Scout groups from the Gaza Strip hoped to attend but Israeli authorities refused them permission to enter the West Bank"24/12/2012
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West Bank barrier plan threatens Roman-era irrigation channelsJoel Greenberg--Perched above a valley on the boundary with Israel, this community of 6,000 has become the focal point of a struggle pitting villagers and environmental advocates against the planners of Israel`s separation barrier in the West Bank, a complex of fences and walls built to keep out Palestinian attackers. dn23/12/2012
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Qalandiya, Wednesday 12.12.12Tamar Fleishman - Machsomwatch - It was only after a hold up of an hour and twenty minutes that a child suffering from excruciating pain was able to pass through the checkpoint, on her way to a hospital in East Jerusalem."Her stomach has to be operated on", the ambulance driver said.-rh 12/12/2012
Reuters: IDF soldiers beat our cameramen in HebronReuters - Ynet - "According to the report, their car was clearly marked ‘TV’ and both were wearing blue flak jackets with ‘Press’ emblazoned on the front. The two claim that the soldiers forced them to leave the vehicle and punched them, striking them with the butts of their guns. The troops accused them of working for an Israeli NGO, B’Tselem, which documents human rights violations in the West Bank. The soldiers did not let the men produce their official ID papers and forced them to strip down to their underwear, making them kneel on the road with their hands behind their heads, the cameramen claim." - id 14/12/2012
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Salsabeel`s story: Christmas appeal 2012Christian Aid/Physicians for Human Rights - Ten-year-old Salsabeel is bubbling with energy and life - like her name, which means `a spring of heaven`. But in fact she is not well, having a genetic kidney condition and needing dialysis three times a week in order to live. This is made all the more difficult by the occupation, her way to hospital is complicated by checkpoints and restrictions on movement.4/12/2012
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