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Israeli activists replace threatening military signs with messages of peace and resistanceHaggai Matar - +972 - On Saturday, July 13, a group of Israeli women went on a road trip to replace these threatening signs with more inviting texts. They traveled between several Palestinian towns and with the help of local residents, covered the military’s red with sheets of more colorful cloth. The messages on the new signposts read: “Civilian zone: No entry to the army! This road leads to Palestinian settlements. Israeli civilians, do not be afraid! Come and visit Palestinian settlements, refuse to be enemies!”-rh31/7/2013
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High Court Petition: Shin Bet Must Quit Summoning Political Activists for "Warning Conversations" ACRI - Press Release - The petition includes testimonies of political and civil society activists who were called in over the past year for "warning conversations" with Shin Bet agents. The testimonies reveal how these conversations, which were not formal investigations on suspicion of specific crimes, were used to deter activists who pursue agendas outside the consensus. The conversations included personal questions about the citizens` political activities, relationships and finances.-rh31/7/2013
CO Eyal Yablonko sentenced to 2nd military prison term for draft refusalincluding: Recommended Action30/7/2013
‘The peace process has become a major enemy of human rights’Matt Surrusco - +972 Magazine - On the day of resumed Israeli- Palestinian negotiations, Human Right Attorney Michael Sfard has a special kind of concern. When the world focuses its attention on the peace process it is much less attentive to Palestinian victims. `While talks are happening Israel gets away with anything. Land grabs, the expansion of settlements, even [Operation] Cast Lead was waged while there were peace talks.` ak30/7/2013
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Press release - Palestinian activists call for ‘Day of Rage’ on 1 AugustProtests grow against Israeli government’s proposed mass expulsions. Palestinian youth: “Prawer plan is the Nakba of 2013 and we will stop it” 29/7/2013
Third interview with Ilan Pappé:Palsolidarity - ISM - " “All international activists that come to Palestine should be VIP’s…they should Visit, they should Inform and they should Protest”" - id 24/7/2013
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WATCH: Israeli forces shoot B`Tselem spokesperson during West Bank protestMairav Zonszein - +972 - About 20 minutes after the Nabi Saleh protest had begun, and after the procession had already been largely dispersed, a group of about nine Border Policemen and IDF soldiers stormed the main road of the village next to the gas station in the direction of a group of demonstrators, who were running away from them up the road. I stood aside, close to the gas station. bz23/7/2013
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Activists and actors host Hakawati Theater solidarity event in JaffaMatt Surrusco - +972 - Music, monologues and theatrical performances filled Mahsan 2 in Jaffa, with artists, activists and MKs hoping to raise the public profile of a Palestinian children’s festival cancelled by Israeli authorities last month22/7/2013
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`Civilian zone: No entry for the army` We shall not obey - large signposts with this text were attached during shabbat at some sites in the West-Bank to the red signs that are permanently displayed at the entrance to Palestinian areas with an admonition and a threat to Israeli citizens to refrain from entering these villages.-rh 18/7/2013
Take Action: 75 days of strikeAbdullah Barghouthi in health crisis. Implement the demands of Jordanian hunger strikers! 17/7/2013
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Victory! US pension fund giant TIAA-CREF drops SodaStream stockBDS Movement - News - "“While SodaStream may be a profitable investment, it is socially bankrupt, operating out of an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.”" - id 17/7/2013
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Interview with Ilan Pappé: “The basic Israeli ideology – Zionism – is the problem”International Solidarity Movement - ISM - "What they did instead was to make it impossible for me to teach: they stopped my teaching allowances, they persecuted my PhD students, they gave me small classes, they told everyone at the university not to sit with me, not to speak to me." - id 17/7/2013
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Help end Whistleblower Vanunu`s 10 year struggle for asylum(...) everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own - UN Charter Article 1316/7/2013
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Palestinian Activists Put Banners Inviting Israelis To PeacePNN - IMEMC - The Palestinian banners urge the Israelis to enter as guests into the Palestinian territories without any fear or worry, but at the same time include a message to the Israeli occupation army not to enter. The banners are put up next to the army`s red color banners that warn Israeli citizens for life danger, and the prohibition for Israelis to go there. bz16/7/2013
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Protesters rally against Prawer Plan in Israel, West BankMa`an - At least 20 people were arrested and dozens assaulted by Israeli forces as demonstrators waved Palestinian flags and chanted "Down with the Prawer-Begin criminal plan". Protesters carried signs with the names of the Bedouin villages which are due to be displaced. bz 16/7/2013
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East Jerusalemites protest expulsion of Negev Bedouins - stills and video 16/7/2013
Take Action: 75 days of strike. Abdullah Barghouthi in health crisis. Implement the demands of Jordanian hunger strikers!Samidoun - "Five Palestinian political prisoners with Jordanian nationality being held in Israeli prisons are entering their 75th day of hunger strike, and facing a severe health crisis"15/7/2013
Investigation re-opened in case of injured Tristan Anderson Lea Frehse - AIC - "Israel`s Supreme Court Wednesday ordered a re-opening of the police investigation in the case of American activist Tristan Anderson, who was critically injured by Israeli forces in 2009. The Court conceded to a petition filed by Anderson`s family and Israeli NGO Yesh Din, who had appealed what they termed a `shockingly negligent` investigation of the incident"15/7/2013
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Israeli army destroys homes for sixth time Amnesty International - This is the sixth demolition the extended family of Abd al-Mihde Ghayyadh Salamein, a sixty-five year old man, his wife, their two sons and their families, have endured since 2000.-rh11/7/2013
The irony of exporting Israel`s hunger strike `expertise` to the U.S.Michael Omer-Man - +972 - "...they will not be able to teach them how to break the spirit of those willing to fight for their rights with the only means available." - id 10/7/2013
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Parents of Tristan Anderson, US activist critically wounded following West Bank protest, appeal to High Court of IsraelPress Release - International Solidarity Movement - "Attorneys for Anderson’s family, along with Israeli NGO Yesh Din, will appear before the Israeli High Court of Justice on Wednesday, JULY 10. The petition challenges the investigation that they claim was blatantly inadequate, with the identity of the shooter still being actively withheld to this day." - id 10/7/2013
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Stolen Beauty: Sign the petition, help expose the ugly secrets from the Dead Sea! 9/7/2013
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Stolen Beauty: Expose the ugly secrets from the Dead Sea! Stolen Beauty - Codepink Campaign - Thousands have already signed a petition addressed to Blake Nordstrom, President of Nordstrom Inc., calling upon him to cease sale of the cosmetics from Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories. Though labeled "Product of Israel", Ahava`s products are made using stolen Palestinian natural resources in the Occupied West Bank, and are manufactured in a factory in the illegal settlement of Mitzpe Shalem. 9/7/2013
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Canadian writers urge halt to evictions of Palestinians, BedouinsCanadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) - Seventy of Canada’s top writers have signed a joint letter urging Israeli authorities to halt the evictions of 1000 Palestinians in the Southern Hebron Hills (West Bank). They are also urging Israeli leaders to reject the Prawer Plan, under which an estimated 20,000 – 70,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel will be forcibly relocated, with about 35 of their communities in the Negev being destroyed. Signatories include many of Canada’s most respected poets and novelists— Michael Ondaatje, Yann Martel, Alberto Manguel, Lorna Crozier, Rawi Hage, Edeet Ravel, Patrick Lane, Maggie Helwig, Kyo Maclear, Stan Persky, Shani Mootoo, Lisa Moore and Shyam Selvadurai—as well as best-selling non-fiction author and health activist Dr. Gabor Maté. bz9/7/2013
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Two Palestinian women to be tried this week for non-violent demonstrationB’Tselem - Suspicion Military legal system being used to suppress legitimate non-violent protest8/7/2013
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