|Developments in the Internal Palestinian Dialogue – Are there real chances for a National Unity Government?||Gershon Baskin -
"Invitation to a meeting with Sufyan Abu Zayda – Former PA Minister for Prisoner Affairs and Danny Rubinstein – Haaretz"
|Bil`in Friday 26: Nine wounded in weekly protest against the wall||Awalls.org - When it became clear that concussion grenades and teargas (which the wind carried back to the soldiers) isn’t going to disperse the protesters, who kept trying to cross to the lands through the now less guarded gate, the army moved back to simply pushing demonstrators and beating them with clubs, while continuing the shooting range towards the village. When asked if killing an 11 year old girl in Anata last week wasn’t enough, a soldiers replied: “She probably had it coming”.||27/1/2007|
|On the ground non violence leaders` speaking tour||ISM - email - Feryal Abu Haikal from Tel Rumeida, Hebron &
Mohammed Khatib from Bil`in will speak in Maine - Vermont - New York State - Michigan - Indiana - Chicago - San Fransisco/Bay Area - Los Angeles - Arizona - Portland
|On Friday, 26th January, we`ll protest and participate at a Palestinian wedding on the planned path of the seperation barrier south of Bethlehem. Meeting at Gan Hapa`amon 14:00. Call Oded Nir: 0528590924 || ||25/1/2007|
|ANNOUNCING - 2007 ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Experience ||ICAHD Staff
"The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) is offering a summer work camp. July 14 – July 29, 2007 "||24/1/2007|
|Political Statement and Call to Action on Palestine||PD-WSF -
"Based on the above, Palestinian civil society overwhelmingly advocates Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (or BDS) against Israel, similar to the international community’s measures against apartheid South Africa in the past." ||24/1/2007|
|The June 5 Initiative||Gershon Baskin -
"On June 5 the “march of the millions for Israeli-Palestinian peace” will take place in cities and towns throughout the world in solidarity with the people of Israel and Palestine who will march for Israeli-Palestinian peace throughout Israel and Palestine."||24/1/2007|
|Checkpoint routine||MachsomWatch - weekly digest - 14:30. Today, Israeli Arabs are not allowed into the city with their cars, why is not clear. Many, many hours later, after dark, the bus was prevented from entering Israel via Jubara, as one of the tour leaders is from Bethlehem, and can only enter Israel via Irtah. The army will not budge, and the visitors won`t leave the leader, so a stand off ensues. 30 minutes later, the bus, with disgusted tourists, makes its way back to Jerusalem via a circuitous route.||22/1/2007|
|Let our children live ||Nurit Peled-Elhanan - I sit with her mother Salwa and try to say, "We are all victims of occupation." As I say it, I know that her hell is more terrible than mine. My daughter`s murderer had the decency to kill himself when he murdered Smadar. The soldier who killed Abir is probably drinking beer, playing backgammon with his mates and going to discotheques at night.||22/1/2007|
|Court orders government to give Peace Now a digital map of West Bank||Dror Etkes - Peace Now - the Jerusalem District Court has ordered the Civil Administration to provide a digital map to the Peace Now Movement and the Freedom of Information Movement, showing the areas in Judea and Samaria which are privately owned by Palestinians. In addition, the demolition injunctions for structures in Judea and Samaria, and maps showing the jurisdiction of the settlements are to be provided.
|`What Are You Willing to Do to End the Conflict?` ||"Video Footage, Transcripts, and Interviews Available
Ordinary Palestinians and Israelis Ask World Leaders at World Economic Forum in Davos, `What Are You Willing to Do to End the Conflict?`
OneVoice Movement mobilizes citizens from across Israel, West Bank and Gaza to say `Enough!!
|Emma Thompson bids for Palestinian rights||Electronic Intifada/Enough! - Record-breaking British actor Emma Thompson said: "This report cites the devastating effects on Palestinians` health and livelihoods of Israel`s separation wall. It shows the vital need for our ministers to make fresh moves for a just peace. It is high time the UK government matched its rhetoric with action which can save Palestinians and Israelis from another 40 years` conflict."||28/1/2007|
|International Activists protest at closed Shuhada St., Hebron ||Rami Almeghari -IMEMC - International peace activists including American and European gathered Saturday at the entrance of Alshuhada Street in Hebron city and chanted slogans against the Israeli army and settlers practices across the city, including the annexation Wall, which has swallowed vast areas of the Palestinian-owned lands.
|Peace Now holds protest despite ban||Jerusalem Post staff - "At the demonstration, Peace Now Director-General Yariv Oppenheimer called the police "cowards" and accused them of failing to enforce the law against the settlers.||20/1/2007|
|Following Protests: Peretz Freezes Settlement Plan in Maskiot||Efrat Weiss - Y-Net - Defence Minister, Amir Peretz, announced recently that he is cancelling the plans he announced last December to establish a new settlement for Gaza evacuee at Maskiot, in the West Bank`s Hordan Valley. Seemingly the plans were cancelled following widespread condemnation nationally and internationally.||20/1/2007|
|Palestinian child beaten in head in Bilï¿½in||ISM media team - palsolidarity.org - Brutality towards children was the theme of this Fridayï¿½s weekly demonstration in Bilï¿½in. In light of this theme many children walked hand in hand with other demonstrators as they chanted anti-apartheid sentiments while proceeding toward the Apartheid Wall. (...) It became a bitter reminder of the hostile and forceful occupying grip the IOF continues to exercise on the village of Biï¿½lin.||20/1/2007|
|Prayer against Wall in Bethlehem village||On Friday, 19.01.07, at 11 AM, in Umm Salamuna village. Contact: Mahmoud Zawahira, Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, Umm Salamuna - 0599586004
ISM media office - 02 2971824, 0599943157
|Peretz WAKE UP - It is in YOUR HANDS!!||Peace Now -
Demonstration in Hebron -
"An end to the terror by the settlers"||17/1/2007|
|22-City Tour with Combatants for Peace||Combatants for Peace -
Brit Tzedek v`Shalom -
"The Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace."
|Nonviolent demonstration at checkpoint links plight of Palestinians to that of Native Americans ||Amin Abu Wardeh - PNN (Nablus) - "Dozens of Palestinians staged a nonviolent demonstration at Huwara Checkpoint in southern Nablus Sunday dressed in a loose version of the traditional outfits of Native Americans. The point was to make the connection between the colonization taking place in Palestine and that which happened in the Americas while the US Secretary of State was nearby.
|Visiting Palestine; Revisiting ‘Apartheid’||Daniel Olinsky reporting the Jan. 13 action. "Israeli police in blue uniform stopped the Palestinians who were on their way back to their homes, after coming to meet us for the day. There is more than one word to describe this behavior: harassment comes to mind, as does provocation and aspects of an occupation; Apartheid is not far off the mark either. A peaceful day that ended before sunset, on time for all to return safely to their homes, was interrupted by the routine checkup of the police, manifesting their authority and power over the helpless Palestinians."||16/1/2007|
|Tell Amazon to Treat Carter`s Book Fairly ||Petition - To: Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.com
As longtime Amazon customers, we are deeply disturbed by your treatment of Jimmy Carter`s important new book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.||14/1/2007|
|Thursday: IDF raid into Bilin; Friday: Wall protest as usual||Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC - The procession approached an access point in the Wall and demanded the gate be opened. Residents held pictures of photojournalist Fadi Aruri, 24, of Ramallah, who was shot several times during an invasion of the city last Thursday. Aruri remains in a critical condition in an Israeli hospital.||13/1/2007|
|Tali Fahima: I have no personal needs ||Vered Lee - Haaretz - "I grew up in a right-wing home where Arabic was spoken. my grandmother watched the news in Arabic and the culture was Arabic, but we hated Arabs. We were afraid of them."||13/1/2007|
|30 Days Against Checkpoints||Mohammed Dweikat - ISM - The Palestinian children, in addition to wearing Native American dress,
will carry banners that call attention to the similarities between the
current process of ghettoization and closure taking place in Nablus and
the plight which befell the Native Americans during the early history
of the United States.||13/1/2007|
|Blankets for the women prisoners||WOFPP - When prisoners are transferred from one prison to another the families are not informed; they only find out when coming to visit. The moving around also complicates the work of the Israeli "Women`s Organization for Political Prisoners", who are seeking funds to buy blankets for the prisoners in their unheated cells.||13/1/2007|
|IOF block access to Shuhada Street, defying court order||International Solidarity Movement -
"An IOF Commander claimed the existence of a new military order forbidding access to Shuhada Street for Palestinians, but refused to show the new order."||10/1/2007|
|Tali Fahima: `My crime was to protest at Israeli assassinations`||Conal Urquhart/ Tim Butcher - The Guardian/Telegraph - For nine months of her incarceration she was kept in isolation, without access to any distractions such as books or television. "I used to lie on my bed and think about Jenin, the people I met, and wonder how things were going there. I never get bored on my own," Tali Fahima said.(...) "My first crime was that I refused to work with Shin Bet, the second was that I insisted on going to see the Palestinians and the third was that I protested against the Israeli policy of assassination," Tali Fahima told the Guardian in her first interview since her release.
|Bil`in protest - against Wall and against Palestinian infighting ||ISM/IMEMC - Jabril al Joub, of Fateh, commended the unanimity amongst Palestinians fostered within Bil’in, and cited the death of Yasser Arafat as significant catalyst toward the current political crisis. Kais Abu Leyla, also of Fateh, echoed the call for unity between Islamic and nationalist parties, to put an end to factionalism.(...)
Israeli soldiers took positions at several locations along the expanse of the primary fence and immediately opened fire. Several Bil’in residents were injured, including at least one who was taken to the hospital for treatment. An Israeli activist also received first aid after suffering burns from a tear gas canister.
|International Committee on Education and Occupation||Dr. Howard Davidson, Dr. Sami Adwan, Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan -email notification-"Educators` Forum that focuses on Palestinian and Israeli education during the last 40 years of Israeli occupation of Palestinian land (1967 - 2007)."||5/1/2007|
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