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A Palestinian Village Tries to Protect a Terraced Ancient Wonder of AgricultureIsabel Kershner - NYT - "“The work of human beings there needs to be valued. It is the work of centuries.” Israel says its barrier, a system of fences and walls, razor wire and patrol roads, is essential to prevent Palestinian suicide bombers from reaching Israeli cities." - id 27/6/2012
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Checkpoint JittersRaja Shehadeh - IHT - "Before the Oslo Accords we would challenge the Israelis, all of us would, each in our own way. We were not submissive then. Today we are subdued. No one in the cars around me was pounding on the steering wheel or even cursing." - id27/6/2012
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Keeping Brits warm and 25 Gazans employedAmira Hass – Haaretz – Hours of work and lots of taxes have led to the export of one truckload of sweaters out of Gaza. It should only take a few more million to get another truck out 25/6/2012
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IDF to reduce use of dogs against protestersGili Cohen - Haaretz "The Israel Defense Forces will scale down their use of dogs against demonstrators, in the wake of an incident three months ago when a dog from an IDF canine unit was let loose and bit a protester at Kfar Kadum.However, a senior IDF officer said that the army may use dogs again in the future in certain cases, but they would be muzzled. He said dogs are considered "non-lethal weapons" and can be used in certain circumstances, as they can knock people down without serious injury." ca15/6/2012
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Two Injured By Israeli Shells In GazaSaed Bannoura - IMEMC "The incident took place after a number of tanks and armored vehicles, based at the Kissufim military base on the border east of Al-Qarara, advanced several hundred meters into the town and fired several tanks shells and rounds of live ammunition." ca 15/6/2012
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Israel’s West Bank wall annexes Palestinian land the size of Chicago: Help bring it down Ali Abunimah - The Electronic Intifada - Did you know that the wall Israel is building across the occupied West Bank annexes an area of Palestinian land the size of Chicago, the third most populous city in the US after New York and Los Angeles?-rh 14/6/2012
Segregating Gazans has made them easier to demoniseAmira Hass - The Guardian - Separating Israelis and Palestinians has broken the bonds between us, making Gazans easier to target in the Israeli press11/6/2012
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The state of Gaza: Five years after Hamas took power in the city, how has life changed for its citizens? Donald Macintyre - The Independent - "[...] for all its problems, Gaza City is the most metropolitan and in many ways sophisticated of all the Palestinian urban centres. It has two universities of its own as well as the offshoots of others in the West Bank, it has its crop of lively bloggers, often fearlessly critical of the Hamas authorities. It has some of the best of all Palestinian painters –and, for that matter, rappers. Its music school has just become part of the prestigious Edward Said Conservatory network..."11/6/2012
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Israeli soldiers use Palestinians to train army dogs, activist saysAmira Hass - Haaretz - Soldiers from an elite IDF canine unit have been confiscating Palestinian vehicles in order to train their explosive-detecting dogs, an activist monitoring the conduct of soldiers in checkpoints told Haaretz.-rh 7/6/2012
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A quarter million Palestinians effectively exiled under occupation Akiva Eldar - Ha`aretz - In the period between the 1967 six-day war and the creation of the Palestinian Authority in 1994, some 140.000 Palestinian residents of the West Bank and 100.000 Gazans who had gone abroad for various reasons - especially for study and to work to support their families - were deprived by Israeli authorities of their residency rights and never allowed to come back, effectively exiled. 12/6/2012
Five years into the Gaza closure: Increased Access Abroad, Continued Separation from West Bank and IsraelGisha - Five years after Israel closed Gaza`s crossings in the wake of the Hamas takeover (June 14, 2007), Gaza has been somewhat re-opened to access abroad, but sweeping restrictions on movement to Israel and the West Bank remain nearly unchanged. As a result, the prospect of economic recovery is limited, and the integrity of the Palestinian territory, considered a cornerstone of a "two-state solution", is compromised in ways that will be difficult to reverse.12/6/2012
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