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British national challenges Israel`s policy of deporting peace activistsHaggai Matar--Israel’s Interior Ministry banned British peace activist Gary Spedding from the country for 10 years, claiming that he was an anti-Semitic liar who might start a riot. Unlike other activists who have suffered the same fate, Spedding isn’t giving up without a fight.dn29/8/2015
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Close-up pictures bring the weekly Nabi Saleh protest to the attention Simon Tomlinson and Gemma Mullin - Daily Mail (Mailonline) - A boy with a broken arm being held at gunpoint by an Israeli soldier - and girl, 13, biting the soldier. Remarkably, some women succeed to overpower the soldier and free the boy. [bz] 29/8/2015
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Demonstration: No building of a Jewish community by destroying a Bedouin village! 26/8/2015
British national challenges Israel`s policy of deporting peace activistsHaggai Matar - +972 "Israel’s Interior Ministry banned British peace activist Gary Spedding from the country for 10 years, claiming that he was an anti-Semitic liar who might start a riot. Unlike other activists who have suffered the same fate, Spedding isn’t giving up without a fight." ca for id26/8/2015
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Brazilian petition: Reject settler leader as ambassador Itamar Eichner - Ynet - The petition signed by 40 leading organizations, declares the selection of Dani Dayan - the former head of the Yesha Council - as ambassador as a "violation of the international legitimacy and sovereignty of Brazil," and was sent to Brazil`s president with the demand to reject, demanding that the government reject Dayan`s appointment. Members of the Brazilian parliament who joined the condemnations stated the country`s official diplomatic positions – which view Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal under international law. [bz] 25/8/2015
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Bereaved Palestinian father fights for justice in USRania Khalek - The Electronic Intifada - The 17-year-old Nadim Nuwara was shot to death by an Israeli soldier on May 15, 2004. A year later his father, Siam Nuwara, is on a lecture tour of the US. Nuwara expressed optimism about the conversation he had with Oni Blair, director of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department, and Christopher Russell, a US foreign affairs officer. His story and demand for accountability seemed to resonate, he said, and at the end of the meeting the State Department representatives hugged him, promising to do all they could to hold Israel accountable for the killing of Nadim. ak25/8/2015
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Netanyahu pressed for Iran attacks, but was denied: ex-defense chiefReuters/Brendan McDermid--Israel`s political leaders pushed to attack Iran at least three times in the past few years but had to back down on the advice of the military and due to concerns about its ally the United States, former defense minister Ehud Barak said. dn23/8/2015
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Drone manufacturers linked to Gaza War cross-examined during Scottish activists` trialGlasgow Palestine Action - Mondoweiss - “Today was a major victory for Palestine activism in Scotland. We hauled Thales into court. We made them admit that they manufacture components of drones on the Clyde, and we confronted them with the devastating consequences of their business, in Gaza, and all over the world. There has never been a better time for us to push for an arms embargo on Israel, and boycott, divestment and sanctions against all companies which seek to profit from the devastation meted out on the people of Palestine.” [bz]22/8/2015
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International Solidarity Movement - urgent call for West Bank volunteers 25/8/2015
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Petition to arrest Netanyahu gains momentum in UKPhilippa H Stewart - AlJazeera - With 76,000 signatures, petition calls for Israeli PM`s arrest for alleged Gaza war crimes upon UK arrival in September [ry]24/8/2015
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61-year old female Palestinian held in solitary confinementMa`an News Agency - "Palestinian prisoner Fathiyeh Abd al-Fattah Khanfar, 61, is currently being held in solitary confinement in Israeli jail, the lawyer of a prisoners` committee said Saturday. Khanfar, from the village of Silat al-Thahr in Jenin in the occupied West Bank, is being held in a "tomb-like" room in unbearable living conditions, lawyer Hanan al-Khatib of the Prisoners and Former Prisoners` Committee told Ma`an" [ry]24/8/2015
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One man’s mission to preserve Palestinian heritageAsmaa al-Ghoul - Al-Monitor - Saeed al-Ashkar has spent 20 years interviewing elderly members of various Palestinian families who emigrated to the Gaza Strip from the villages that Israel occupied in 1948, villages that are now inside the Green Line.-rh 19/8/2015
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Allan wakes from coma; 250 Palestinian prisoners join open-ended hunger strikeSaed Bannoura - IMEMC "The prisoners join ‘Allan in demanding an end to the Israeli practice of administrative detention, in which Palestinian prisoners are held indefinitely without charges or trial, in direct violation of international law and the Fourth Geneva Convention." ca for id 19/8/2015
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SEE! Palestine marches for Muhammad AllanAIC - Protests throughout Palestine on 15 and 16 August took to the streets, demanding freedom for imprisoned Palestinian lawyer Muhammad Allan, 31, held under administrative detention without charge or trial. He is currently comatose in Barzilai Hospital facing extreme risk to his life after 62 days of hunger strike [ry] 18/8/2015
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Doctor Tarek Loubani in Gaza working to produce medical industry`s best stethoscope for 30 cents Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith - The Independent - Loubani is aiming to bring low-cost medical supplies to hospitals in Gaza [ry]17/8/2015
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Muhammad Allan: PA says Israel is Preventing Palestinian Doctor from VisitingIMEMC News & Agencies - "Issa Qaraqe, the head of the PA Prisoners` Affairs Committee, and PA Minister of Health Jawwad Awwad accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of personally interfering in the case and preventing Dr. Hani Abdeen from visiting Allan to examine his health" [ry]17/8/2015
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Leader of extremist Israeli organization calls for torching churchesMa`an News Agency - Benzi Gopstein, leader of anti-Arab group Lehava, allegedly called for the burning of churches at a panel held this week for Jewish yeshiva students, using ancient Halachic, or Jewish law, to condemn what he called Christian "idol worship."-rh12/8/2015
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Ultra-Orthodox School Bans Reuven Rivlin Over Gay StabbingJTA - Forward - Army Radio, which first reported the cancellation, reported on Wednesday that several haredi rabbis had pressured the school to cancel the appearance. The chairman of the Knesset Education Committee, Yaakov Margi of the Sephardic Orthodox Shas party, said the committee was considering dismissing the head of the school over the incident, according to Army Radio.-rh 12/8/2015
Israeli doctors versus the state in showdown over force-feedingNoa Yachot - +972 - A confrontation between the Israeli government and doctors treating hunger-striking prisoners is reaching a fever pitch, testing the medical community’s independence against government efforts to quell a nonviolent protest by Palestinian detainees.-rh 12/8/2015
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Israeli doctors versus the state in showdown over force-feedingNoa Yachot - +972 - "When the state breaks the law, its institutions and citizens must chose between becoming accomplices or dissidents. May all of Israel’s doctors choose right." - id 11/8/2015
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32 Detainees Join Hunger Strike; 180 Striking, More To JoinIMEMC News - "The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that all negotiation sessions between detained representatives, and the prison administration, have failed to lead to any positive outcome, especially since Israel is vowing escalation, rejecting to ease its restrictions, and is ongoing with violations against the detainees" [ry]10/8/2015
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Why I Support the BDS Movement Against IsraelChris Hedges - Nation of Change "Justice for Palestine will never come from the traditional governmental institutions or political parties that administer power. These institutions have surrendered to moneyed interests. Justice will come only from us. And the sole mechanism left to ensure justice for Palestine is the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Sanctions brought down the apartheid regime of South Africa. And they are what will bring down the apartheid regime of Israel. BDS is nonviolent. It appeals to conscience. And it works." ca7/8/2015
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Inside the World of the Extremist Trying to Lead a Jewish RevoltChaim Levinson - Haaretz "In December 2011, Ettinger and four other right-wing activists were arrested on suspicion of gathering information about army movements, in order to help thwart outpost demolitions. They were put under house arrest, but Ettinger violated his twice and was jailed.During his 18 months in prison, he changed radically. He spent all day studying Torah, and his views became steadily more extreme." ca 7/8/2015
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VIDEO: Know Thy Heritage 2015, 4th International ConferenceIMEMC - "The delegates went on to say that even though they came from so many different places, they all remain Palestinians and could feel the unity with everyone. They said that they will carry the Palestinian cause, message and spread it to the world, and assured that they still maintain their responsibility towards Palestine." - id 4/8/2015
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PALESTINE MOMENTUMSami The-Bedouin - The Arab Daily News - "Palestine Momentum is a joint Palestinian Norwegian non-profit organization that aims at spreading the word of Palestine among the Western and specially the English Language readers." - id 4/8/2015
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Villagers Form Groups to Protect against Settler AttacksIMEMC News & Agencies - "Residents of the Palestinian village of Douma in the occupied West Bank are forming voluntary groups to guard against attacks by Israeli settlers, days after a deadly arson attack left an 18-month-old resident burned alive" [ry]3/8/2015
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