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`Their independence is our Nakba`Ittijah press release - We condemn the draft law and call upon Palestinian masses to continue and insist on the commemoration of al-Nakba under the banner: "Their independence is our Nakba".27/5/2009
Two French activists cycle to PalestineSaed Bannoura - IMEMC - The two were welcomed by Bethlehem Mayor Hasan Saleh, after cycling from France to Palestine via Italy, Greece, and Cyprus. They continued to Jericho. 26/5/2009
Israeli authorities must authorize access to the Gaza Strip!Press release - FIDH - Following testimonies made by soldiers who had participated in this military operation, a military investigation has been opened and hastily closed in March. An independent and impartial investigation remains essential. (...) FIDH joins the call of the international community to lift the blockade on Gaza and guarantee full access to human rights delegations and humanitarian organisations. 26/5/2009
Victory - thinkisrael.com posters to be removed Jews for Justice for Palestinians - "the posters that wiped Palestine off the map are … to be wiped off the London Underground." And a related report in the Guardian. 23/5/2009
The State of Iron Fear - Intimidation and Interrogation in Tel AvivMirjam Hadar Meerschwam - CounterPunch - "An Israeli feminist antimilitarist group and registered non-profit organization, New Profile, the group of which I am a member, is these days subject to an unprecedented attack carried out by means of the state and the police. New Profile addresses itself to Israeli society. It is our aim to raise public consciousness to what militarism is and how it affects civic society"22/5/2009
IntimidationMirjam Hadar - New Profile - An Israeli feminist antimilitarist group and registered non-profit organization, New Profile, the group of which I am a member, is these days subject to an unprecedented attack carried out by means of the state and the police.20/5/2009
Action Alert: letters in support of arrested Al-Ma`sara Committee member neededThe Al-Ma’sara Committee against the Wall and Settlements has been organizing and participating in demonstrations against the confiscation of their land for the past two and a half years18/5/2009
(Taayush) Sheikh Jarrah call for support in court Both Maher Hannon and Afed El Fatah Gawi of Sheikh Jarrah will be up for trial this upcoming Sunday (May 17) for not evicting their houses. Contact Eva 0543442512 (English) or Silan 0547958143 (Hebrew and English)17/5/2009
The Alternative Information Center to host its 2nd Middle East international political camp: bridges instead of walls! To be held July 17-24 2009: 320 Euro. For more information about the camp: http://alternativenews.org/english/1922 17/5/2009
J Street: Tell Obama: Freeze means FreezeSend a message to President Obama and show him you support his call for a full construction freeze on Israeli settlements in the West Bank.30/5/2009
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Electronic-Shackle Me, Too Rami Heuberger - Yedioth Aharonoth - Samieh Jabbbarin is an Israeli citizen and a theater person, and so am I. He has opposed the war in Gaza, and so have I, but I did not have the guts to go out and demonstrate. Samieh organized protest actions and was warned. When he demonstrated in Um El Fahm he was arrested. First he was jailed and then put under house-arrest. If Israel believes that a theater person poses a security risk when inolved in democratic protest action and should sit at home for whole year with an electronic shackle on his ankle, then I, too, should be have an electronic shackle on mine. 14/5/2009
Longest letter sprayed on the Apartheid Wall in A-Ram, PalestineFarid Esack - Apartheid Wall in A-Ram - Arriving in your land, the land of Palestine, the sense of deja vu is inescapable. I am struck by the similarities. In some ways, all of us are the children of our histories. Yet, we may also choose to be struck by the stories of others. Perhaps this ability is what is called morality. We cannot always act upon what we see but we always have the freedom to see and to be moved. 13/5/2009
While the pope visits Jerusalem a Catholic Worker team delayed on the way to GazaScott Schaeffer-Duffy-Catholic Worker Peace Team - Randall Beach-New Haven Register - The goal: getting through Egypt to the Gaza Rachel Corrie Center to give out toys and letters from American children, and delivering six large suitcases of medical supplies to the al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. A journey report. 12/5/2009
Israel angered by statements of Sheikh Tamimi in front of the PopeSaed Bannoura/Matti Friedman - IMEMC/Associated Press - At a "dialogue meeting" where no controversial issue were supposed to be heard, Sheikh Tamimi voiced the full range of Palestinian grieveances. On the morrow, when the Pope arrived at the Wailing Wall, Palestinian activists nearby released clusters of balloons holding a Palestinian flag and the yellow-white Vatican flag. 12/5/2009
Iyad Burnat speech at the Fourth Conference of Bil`inLink to youtube. Iyad Burnat is Head of Popular Commitee in Bil`in9/5/2009
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Bil`in goes to Canadian court against Montreal settlement ties Stefan Christoff - Hour.ca - Bil`in has launched a lawsuit in the Quebec Superior Court against two companies registered locally, Green Park International and Green Mount International, who are currently helping to build an Israeli-only settlement on land within Bil`in`s municipal jurisdiction. 8/5/2009
Fayyad calls for end to land expropriation Ali Waked - Y-Net - Palestinian prime minister attends Friday prayer in East Jerusalem, promises residents to thwart Netanyahu government`s plan to confiscate property in Abu Dis area 8/5/2009
11 arrested during nonviolent protest against illegal settlements near HebronBy George Rishmawi - IMEMC - The protest was organized by the "Youth Gathering against Settlements" in Hebron and was supported by International and Israeli peace activists. Eight Israelis, two internationals and one Palestinian were arrested by Israeli troops and police. 8/5/2009
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Israeli activist to be jailed for caring : Ezra Nawi was ridiculed and arrested for trying to protect people`s homes. Only international attention can help him nowNeve Gordon - The Guardian - Nawi`s case, for what it symbolises on both an individual and societal level, encapsulates the current reality in Israel. His friends have launched a campaign, and are asking people to write letters to Israeli embassies around the world. At this point, only international attention and intervention can make a difference. 6/5/2009
Israel`s war against youthRela Mazali - Guardian - "Four generations and over six decades of failed "military solutions" have engendered a broad social movement of young people who have severe internal struggles when asked to serve in the military." 6/5/2009
An Appeal to the EU - Petition 5/5/2009
The village of Jayyous asks Norway to divest from Lev Levievs CompaniesJayyous broad coalition - Leviev is the co-owner of Leader Management and Development, the company that is building the Israeli settlement of Zufim on our villages land. According to media reports, Danya Cebus, a subsidiary of Levievs company Africa-Israel, has also built Israeli settlements on Bilins land, as well as the settlements of Har Homa and Maale Adumim around Jerusalem.5/5/2009
No talking, dammit! The Israeli police crackdown on the New Profile womenDeb Reich - Counterpunch - The suspects were charged (with Promoting Mass Sanity?), duly interrogated and finally, after several hours, released on bail… (here comes the part the police may blush to admit later) - on condition that they not talk to other women in the movement for an entire month! No phone calls, emails, or meetings! No talking, dammit!3/5/2009
Join 10 Days of Activism against the Siege of Gaza!Will include: a convoy / protest near one of the checkpoints on June 6th. Call Eilat 050-85757293/5/2009
An Appeal to the EU - Petition 4/5/2009
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