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UK groups urge government not to rent premises from Leviev
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Ynet - Pro-Palestinian organizations furious over British Embassy`s plan to lease three floors in Tel Aviv skyscraper from company `involved in settlement construction in West Bank`30/9/2008
Just Some Thursday – Just Before Our High Holidays, During Their Ramadan , 18.9.08Erella- PilotwomaWordPress-".. we already realized that Amid would be taken into custody for 96 hours. That’s how it is when you are a Palestinian.The law allows Israelis to be held only 24 hours in custody, without trial. If Friday-Saturday are at hand, and you are a Palestinian, and you have not yet been questioned for the same reason (being a Palestinian), your custody will be extended for another 96 hours, because you are a Palestinian and the law allows you to be held in custody for 8 whole days without police interrogation and without trial."26/9/2008
Palestinians unlikely to let it be over Sir Paul`s concert in Israel Ben Lynfield-News.Scotsman.Com-"Ms Taraki`s group believes that international artists should boycott Israel to pressure it into ending the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in similar fashion to international boycotts of South Africa during the apartheid era. Her group`s entreaties to Roger Waters in 2006 led the former Pink Floyd star to change his concert venue from Tel Aviv to a joint Arab-Jewish coexistence village, Neve Shalom."26/9/2008
There`s a bomb on the boatGreta Berlin -Free Gaza Movement-"The naysayers said it couldn`t be done, but we paid little attention, because we were determined. This trip, carrying 22 people to Gaza is filled with Palestinians who want to go back to Palestine. They are doctors and lawyers and members of parliament and businessmen. And, of course, that is one of the primary objectives to breaking the back of the blockade. Palestinians should have the right to go home, to visit their relatives, to enjoy the same courtesy that is given to most of us."26/9/2008
Sailing all the way to GazaThe Other Israel - "The idea appealed to diverse people and groups in sixteen countries: taking a boat and sailing to Gaza, in defiance of the Israeli naval blockade; letting Gazans have at least a bit of free contact with the outside world."25/9/2008
There will be hope in GazaPress Release - another boat sailing to Gaza. Aaaaaalso - "Al Khudari: We are prepared to receive the SS Hope" - Palestine News Network - PNN 25/9/2008
MK Zahalka to sail against siegeSharon Roffe-Ofir - YNET - Balad chairman decides to join newest group of activists battling `siege on Gaza` with boating tours from Cyprus to Strip. `It`s my duty as a politician to end this inhumane siege," he explains24/9/2008
Preparations for the Upcoming Palestinian National Conference on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Ahmad Jaradat - AIC - “The call of Palestinian civil society for BDS includes an explicit invitation for Israelis to join, stating ‘we also invite conscientious Israelis to support this Call, for the sake of justice and genuine peace’”24/9/2008
Ni`ilin does not give upAdam Keller - Aside from the Fence, there is still another sword hanging over the villagers` heads: according to military plans, Ni`ilin`s only access road would be declared a "settlers-only road" from which Palestinians are barred. Instead, an access tunnel would generously be dug for the villages (with a gate, to which the army would possess the key).23/9/2008
More internationals arrive in Cyprus in preparation to sail to GazaSaed Bannoura - IMEMC News - "Palestinian Legislator, head of the Popular Committee for Breaking The Siege, Husam Al Khudary, stated on Sunday that more internationals were arriving in Cyprus in preparation to sail to Gaza carrying humanitarian supplies. [...] In a press release, Khader said that among the international who are getting ready to sail to Gaza after having arrived in Cyprus, there are several EU parliament members, physicians, and reporters"22/9/2008
This week`s anti-wall demonstrationsLink to video - Ni`ilin 17.9.2008; "Teargas injures dozens at weekly Bil’in Protest Occupation army sprays water mixed with teargas" - Iyad Burnat- Head of Popular Commitee in Bilin; "Ni’lin Friday demonstration: 7 protesters 4 soldiers injured in anti-wall march" - Ma`an20/9/2008
Participate in the olive harvest, help Palestinians keep their groves from settler land robbers! 18/9/2008
Shaul Mofaz Accused of War CrimesDonald Macintyre - independent - David Kretzmer, emeritus professor of international law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, says that accounts of the briefing by Mr Mofaz give rise "to a grave suspicion" that he "committed serious offences, some of which at least, fall into the category of war crimes".17/9/2008
Support the international campaign to end the siege of GazaJewish Voice of Peace - Jewish Voice for Peace is proud to announce a new campaign that we are coordinating with Grassroots International, together with Global Exchange and Code Pink to raise $50,000 for the International Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza. 16/9/2008
Breaking the Siege of Gaza: Of Pirates, Provocateurs, and Peaceful PestsEd Gaffney - IMEMC - "The peace activists thus turn out to be neither pirates nor provocateurs, but peaceful pests who have reminded the world that an urgent crisis of vast proportions in Gaza cries out for an immediate end."14/9/2008
Experience suffering up closeSaleh Al-Naami- Al Ahram Weekly-"This is organised state terrorism practised against Palestinians, when they leave the sick to die for lack of treatment or permission to travel," she said. "Only those who visit Gaza can know the truth of the tragic reality of people here, and can discover how misleading Israel is in its claims."12/9/2008
Gazan students trapped - let them go to study! 27/9/2008
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Mass Demo against the wall and in commemoration of Sabra and Shatila - Ni`ilin, Wednesday 17.9In the past four months, the people of Nil`in have been struggling against the construction of the separation wall that is being built on their lands. Since the very beginning of the struggle, the army has used mortal violent in an attempt to oppress this popular uprising. As a result, hundreds have been wounded, dozens have been arrested and two people from the village have been murdered - Ahmad Musa, 11 years old and Yusef Amireh, 17 years old.17/9/2008
Friday 5th September 2008: report from BIL`IN anti-wall demonstrationIyad Burnat- Head of Popular Commitee in Bil`in6/9/2008
Israeli Citizens for a Boycott of IsraelRoee Harush and Kobi Snitz- al Majdal-"The first obstacle to the campaign is the fact that support for BDS is very marginalized within Jewish-Israeli society and some of the prominent advocates of the campaign, such as Ilan Pappe and the late Tanya Reinhart, had to endure a great deal of pressure in response to their position. This official and societal pressure is successful in intimidating many potential supporters of the campaign."5/9/2008
Resolution: Supporting a Fair and Just Resolution to the Israel/Palestine ImpasseSacramento Area Peace Action-"..until Israel comes into compliance with international law, including the right of return of Palestinian Arab refugees and their families, our position is that the United States government should: ...4) Recognize the duly elected government of the Palestinian people, in particular Hamas officials, and opposes any and all US government activities to subvert such elections via military support to opposition factions, e.g., the recent arming and training of Fatah factions."5/9/2008
Benefit Dinner and Concert for Physicians for Human rights-Israel by Rama´s Kitchen and Hayuta 1 Aug 2008 PHR Israel-"Saturday, October 4th, at 6:30 pm, Tal Assif at al@phr.org.il The evening will include the performance Hayuta, a musical-theatrical show based on Hanoch Levin`s plays, which won the Israeli Theatre Award in 2006 for best entertainment show."5/9/2008
Scottish activists intend to stage two trips to break Israel`s siege on GazaScottish human rights activists announced their intention to organize two trips soon by land and sea to break the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip with the participation of a number of Scottish lawmakers.4/9/2008
Nial`inA video clip by tv.social.org.il - Hebrew spoken, English subtitles - about the joint non-violent, intense struggle against the Wall in Nial`in 2/9/2008
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ISRAELI NAVAL VESSELS FIRING ON UNARMED FISHING BOATS AND HUMAN RIGHTS WORKERS PLEASE INFORM THE MEDIA IMMEDIATELY, CALL YOUR EMBASSIES IN TEL AVIV, AND CALL THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT. TELL THEM TO STOP FIRING UPON UNARMED FISHERMEN AND UNARMED HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORS. 1/9/2008
Gush Shalom congratulates the Barkan Wineries for moving away from the West Bank Barkan settlement The Barkan Wineries had figured prominently on the Gush Shalom Settlement Boycott List since this list was first published some ten years ago.1/9/2008
End of an OdysseyJeff Halper-ICAHD-"Our reaching Gaza and leaving has created a free and regular channel between Gaza and the outside world. It has done so because it has forced the Israeli government to make a clear policy declaration: that it is not occupying Gaza and therefore will not prevent the free movement of Palestinians in and out (at least by sea)...Israel is either an Occupying Power accountable for its actions and policies, or Palestinians have every right to enjoy their human right of travelling freely in and out of their country. Israel can no longer have it both ways...On Monday I received my Palestinian citizenship, on Tuesday I was already in an Israeli jail."5/9/2008
DR. BILL DIENST AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS WORKERS FROM THE FREE GAZA MOVEMENT TRAPPED IN GAZA Friends of Sabeel-ACTION ALERT-"An official statement by the Israeli Defense Ministry on August 25th declared that the Free Gaza Movement did not violate any laws, and that the Movement`s sailing two ships from Cyprus to Gaza posed no `security threat` (Ha`aretz). Israel did not intervene in the sailing by the `Free Gaza` and `Liberty`, or in their return to Cyprus. However, officials from Egypt are today adopting Israel`s subsequent (and contradictory) position that the Free Gaza participants entered Gaza `illegally`.... Through intimidation, the Israeli government is clearly trying to ensure that nothing of the sort happens in the future and that the siege of Gaza is maintained."5/9/2008
B`Tselem to Attorney General: Stop reckless use of rubber-coated steel bullets "security forces have adopted a practice of reckless firing of rubber-coated steel bullets in the West Bank, killing two Palestinians and injuring many more since the beginning of the year."4/9/2008
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Scholarships needed for harassed young South Hebron villagers 17/9/2008
Tell the UK not to rent Tel Aviv Embassy from settlement-builder Leviev 12/9/2008
An open letter to Americans of conscienceEyad el-Sarraj - International Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza - In late August, hope came to Gaza in the form of two small wooden boats and their 40 passengers who had sailed from Cyprus to break the 14-month-old Israeli siege. They had answered our call and after months of preparation, it was a triumphant moment when they entered our waters.16/9/2008
Gaza fishermen to be accompanied by human rights workers on MondaySaed Bannoura - IMEMC News - " The Free Gaza Movement reported on Sunday that human rights workers, members of the movement and members of the International Solidarity Movement launched a campaign to monitor the aggression of the Israeli Navy against Palestinian fishermen in Gaza. On Monday morning, the human rights workers will accompany the fishermen. "1/9/2008
Mentally ill Palestinian critically injured by IDFAli Waked - YNET - " Violent clashes in West Bank village of Naalin continue to claim victims: Palestinians report mentally ill resident wounded by four metal-coated rubber bullets fired at his head by Israeli soldiers during his brother`s arrest. IDF says man tried to snatch weapon from one of troops, who fired one bullet in self defense. "1/9/2008
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