Saturday, July 21, 2018

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  • East Jerusalem park prevents expansion of two Palestinian neighborhoods | December 03, 2013
    On Thursday 14 November, the Israeli District Planning and Construction Committee ordered plans to construct a national park on lands belonging to the East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Al-Issawiyyeh and A-Tur. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemned the decision, stating that the construction of the park would confiscate ... .....
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  • Five Palestinians killed in the West Bank in three days | November 30, 2013
    Clashes erupted in Qalandia Thursday night and Friday morning after Mahmoud Wajeeh Awwad passed away in an Israeli hospital due to the bullet wounds he sustained at clashes eight months ago. According to the most recent statistics compiled by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 27 Palestinians were killed from... .....
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  • Villages east of Ramallah plea to reopen road to the city | November 25, 2013
    Though the Palestinian towns of Beitin, Deir Debwan, ‘Ein Yabrud and Burqa are located only a few kilometers east of Ramallah, it takes the villagers anywhere from 45 minutes up to an hour to reach the city. Ever since the beginning of the Second Intifada in 2000, the main road that leads from the villages to Ramallah has been closed off ... .....
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  • Rasmea Odeh: Palestinian-American activist risks 10 years in American prison | November 16, 2013
    On Wednesday 13 October, Rasmea Odeh, associate director of the Arab American Action Network, appeared in court in Detroit on charges of immigration fraud. If convicted, the sixty-six years old Palestinian-American community activist faces a potential prison sentence of ten years and deportation. According to her lawyer, she pled not guilty. .....
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  • Israel to maintain control over Jordan Valley via construction of Wall | November 08, 2013
    On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his plans to construct a barrier along the Jordanian border, according to the Israeli daily Maariv (Hebrew). The wall will be built upon completion of the ones along the Egyptian and Syrian borders and will pass through the Jordan Valley, closing off the West Bank from Jordan. .....
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  • East Jerusalem startled by wave of price tag attacks | October 04, 2013
    Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, has been the victim of two price tag attacks in the last two weeks. On Sunday, September 29, Israeli extremists vandalized eight cars belonging to Palestinian families. A week earlier, on September 22, extremists slashed the tires of five cars, sprayed “price tag” onto one of the ........
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  • Israeli provocations at al-Aqsa Mosque | September 29, 2013
    On 28 September 2000, 13 years ago today, former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon entered the al-Aqsa compound in an act of provocation, sparking the Second Intifada. Recently, more and more Israelis have been entering the Temple Mount again, causing “the worst tension in memory” around the mosque, according to Palestinian leaders who have ... .....
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  • Jayyous: a village’s struggle for its own land | September 25, 2013
    Jayyous, a Palestinian village on the western border of the West Bank, takes pride in having the best volleyball team in all of Palestine. Yet instead of worrying about winning the Palestinian championship, the villagers have a whole range of other, more threatening, problems to face. .....
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  • Al-Khadr‘s monastery attacked by tear gas | September 14, 2013
    In Al-Khadr, a village five kilometers south of Bethlehem, a daily struggle between the villagers and Israeli soldiers is taking place. Tear gas is a frequent occurrence in the village’s monastery and school that are adjacent to the separation wall and route 60, which the Israeli soldiers are ordered to protect. On Saturday, 7 September, the ... .....
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  • Demonstration to open road at Qariut Checkpoint | September 13, 2013
    On Tuesday 10 September, around 100 protesters tried opening the road that leads from Qariut village, situated between Ramallah and Nablus, to the main road that connects these two cities. Ever since the Second Intifada, the road has been closed for Palestinians by the Qariut checkpoint, supposedly for security measures. Today, the road can only... .....
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