|Tali Fahima, a Too-Curious Israeli Woman ||Stéphanie Le Bars - Le Monde -The defender, who considers her client to be a "political prisoner," deems that Israel is now a country that puts its opponents in prison." A few months ago, the then-Justice Minister, Joseph Lapid, did not hesitate to render his verdict publicly before the trial: "This woman entirely deserves to remain in jail ..."
|Demonstration in Bilin this Friday, 23.9.2005||Adar Grayevsky - The Coalition against the Wall - The army has been making a special effort, over the last few weeks, to keep Israelis from getting to the demonstrations at Bilin. This is obviously part of a larger scheme to further isolate the Palestinians and crack down on the joint non-violent struggle against the wall. We won`t let this happen - come and join us - See you in Bilin!
|The morality of a cultural boycott of Israel ||Omar Barghouti - The Open Democracy - Israel’s breaches of human rights and international law give moral force to the argument for an international boycott, says Palestinian writer Omar Barghouti. ||21/9/2005|
|Breaking The Silence – Testimonial booklet #2||
The present collection of testimonies focuses on IDF orders, rules of engagement and operational procedures. It presents a grave picture of evidently illegal orders given frequently, and in different times and places: firing at civilians who pose no risk, revenge operations, intentionally shooting at rescue-forces, and more. This collection reveals the depth of the military administration’s moral corruption, and the dimness of moral sense, which has spread to the highest ranks. ||20/9/2005|
|Sign A Petition in support of the Occupation Refusers to Demand their Immediate Release||Anat Matar - Alex Cohn, Wissam Qablan, Orwa Zidan and Shaul Mograbi-Berger are currently in military prison for their refusal to serve the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. The Forum of Parents ofConscientious Objectors is asking you to sign the petition below in support of the occupation refusers and demanding their immediate release from military prison.||19/9/2005|
|Israel wants Britain to tighten law on war crimes suits ||Dan Williams - Reuters - Reeling from the near-arrest in London of one of its ex-army generals, Israel will press Britain to tighten up laws allowing private war crimes suits to be filed against foreigners, Israeli officials said on Sunday.
|Tali Fahima - Trial Resumes Tomorrow||The Solidarity Committee with Tali - Vigil in protest, support, and solidarity with Tali Fahima as her trial sessions resume tomorrow, Sunday 18 September at 7:30 am outside the Tel-Aviv District Court - Come to a Solidarity Visit in Jenin Camp
|Abdullah Abu Rahma - The Palestinian Ghandi - was released from prison once again ||Katerine Heller - Occupation Magazine - Abdullah Abu Rahma, one of the leaders of the non-violent campaign against the Separation Wall around Bil`in was released today from prison upon a court verdict. The Judge said that it was obvious that Abu Rahma was detained on false premises.||15/9/2005|
|Israel brass in funk over foreign war crimes prosecutions||Marius Schattner - Agence France Presse - Israel`s top brass risks being summoned before foreign courts and prosecuted for war crimes because rights groups fail to get such cases heard in the Jewish state.
|Coming up Conference: Palestine, I srael and the Law||Palestine Solidarity Campaign International Conference - This major conference will focus on the many dimensions of law and legality crucial to the achievement of justice for the Palestinian people. It will bring together experts in law, politics and resistance, to present the issues for discussion.
|Piano recital in front of the bulldozers - Bil`in 16 September at 12:firstname.lastname@example.org - "I am devoted to all people who experience injustice. That is why I will come from Holland to play the piano in front of the army bulldozers in Bil`in" says the pianist Jacob Allegro, Dutch Holocaust survivor and a supporter of the Israeli Gush Shalom movement.
|Surrealism in Bil`in||Adam Keller - Gush Shalom - The army imposed a curfew on Bil`in and forbade the weekly anti-Wall demonstration. ||9/9/2005|
|Army imposes curfew in Bil`in injures Four ||George Rishmawi-IMEMC - A large force of the Israeli army invaded the village of Bil`in near the West Bank city of Ramallah in the early hours of Friday mourning, and imposed curfew, forcing all residents of the village to stay home, Palestinian sources reported.
| Action Alert: Non-violent demonstration in Bil`in this Friday||Rabbis for Human rights - RHR joins the call to turn out in the largest numbers possible this Friday in Bil`in. An officer said that as long as Kiryat Sefer isn`t evacuated, the Barrier is not going to move.||9/9/2005|
|Volunteer Translators Needed for the Occupation Magazine ||Editors` call for volunteer translators
|This coming Friday - 9.9.05 - a Big Demonstration in Bil`in||Jonathan Pollak - Last Friday, as many of you know, the army tried to crack down on the resistance at Bil’in by brute force. One hour before the beginning of the weekly demonstration, a squad of roughly 100 soldiers invaded the village and proceeded to take over.
|Joy persists amid occupation||Erik - ISM - Yesterday, the first of September, Joy persisted
through the dismay and hopelessness of occupation.
A group called the Media Youth Collective came to
the village of Bil`in bearing the tools of Renoir, Kahlo,
Van Gough and others; they came with art supplies.
|Military raid on Bil`in fails to stop the demonstration||ISM volunteers - Israeli occupation soldiers launched an attack Friday
afternoon in the West Bank village of Bil`in in an
attempt to stop the regularly scheduled peaceful
demonstration against the annexation wall being built
on seized land. But in spite of a flurry of tear gas,
rubber bullets, sound grenades and the sound of live
ammunition, soldiers were unable deter villagers
from drawing more attention to the illegality of the
land confiscation taking place there.
|Anti-Israel Protest during Soccer match in Switzerland||George Rishmawi - IMEMC & Agencies - Peace activists ran into the soccer field carrying slogans in support of the Palestinians during a match that joined the Israeli team with the Swiss team in Switzerland.
|IOF Arrests Activists Rebuilding the Demolished Khirbet Tana Village ||WAFA - Palestinuan News Agency - NABLUS- 15 international and Palestinian activists were detained by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) at the Gittit checkpoint in the Jordan Valley.
|Israeli Activists, Academics Accompany Children of WB Village to School ||WAFA - Palestinian News Agency - Israeli activists and Professors from the Hebrew University on Saturday accompanied children on their one kilometre journey to their school at West Bank village of Nuaman, beyond the Apartheid Wall, marking the opening of the school year in the OPT.
|Before protest begin, troops attack anti-wall protestors in Bil’in ||Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli soldiers fired today - on Friday - gas bombs and concussion grenades at dozens of residents, and International and Israeli peace activists, before they even started their weekly peaceful protest in Bil’in village, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
|Urgent Assistance Needed - For the Dandis family, whose house was demolished||AIC - In Nov. 2004 the Jerusalem municipality demolished the home of the Dandis family. Since then the couple and their six children have been living in a rented apartment in Anata, East Jerusalem.||2/9/2005|
|The coming weeks||Rabbis for Human Rights - Info on various actions||2/9/2005|
|Silence of the Lambs||Aaron - ISM - For several hours this afternoon, I participated in a nonviolent demonstration against the construction of the Annexation Wall through the village of Bil`in. We internationals were joined by Israeli peace activists and by Palestinians. Bil`in is a Palestinian village that will lose more than half of its land when Wall is completed.
|Yesh-Gvul appeal: help us flush out war criminals !||"As you probably know from media reports, Yesh Gvul has taken a further step in its campaign against Israeli officers suspected of human rights abuses or war crimes. Operating on material we supplied, a UK law firm has formally filed criminal complaints with the local police, against a number of senior IDF officers..."||20/9/2005|
|Songs, Scraps & Scrapes: Anti-Wall Demonstration in Bil’in ||Israel is planning to use its Apartheid wall to annex around half of the farmland belonging to Bil’in, a Palestinian village in the central West Bank. In resistance to this gross injustice, Bil’in villagers have held weekly popular demonstrations on the site of the planned wall’s construction, and they often manage to interrupt the work.||20/9/2005|
|Re: The Palestinian Village Bil`in||MK Roman Bronfman - a letter to Mr. Shaul Mofaz, The Minister of Defense - "I call upon you to instruct the security forces to demonstrate the same sensitivity that they did in Gaza. I also call upon you and the government to solve the friction with the residents of Biliin by not expanding the Kiryat Sefer settlement with the lands of Bil`in."||20/9/2005|
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