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by Translated By Saed Bannoura – IMEMC
A Report By Radio Bethlehem 2000 -- The Israeli occupation forces obstructed the Palestinians from marking Palm Sunday by preventing them from entering occupied Jerusalem, through a systematic policy that led to the “displacement” of entry permits it allegedly granted to a few Palestinian Christians, thus denying them the right to enter the Holy City. more >>
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by Chris Carlson
This week, Israel permitted Jewish settlers to take over the building of the Rajabi family in Hebron after a long legal dispute which Israeli courts decided in the settlers’ favor. more >>
Remains of Deir Yassin
by Chris Carlson
April 9 is the anniversary of the 1948 massacre of Deir Yassin.
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by International Solidarity Movement
Hebron, April 8, 2014 - After just three weeks in their new home, the Slemiah family from the village of Ithna have received a demolition order from the Israeli army. more >>
A Palestinian woman watches her sheep on grazing lands on the “other” side of the route of Israel’s illegal West Bank separation wall, March 2013.
by Chris Carlson
Anne Paq, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March, 2014

Sheerin al-Araj, a prominent Palestinian activist from al-Walaja described her village this way in her TedEx Ramallah talk in 2011:

Al-Walaja is a microcosm of Palestine. It’s a window into the Palestinian people’s suffering. It’s a glimpse into the Palestinian people’s resilience, the Palestinian nation’s resilience. For me it is one of the most beautiful places on earth and believe me I have been to many places…. Among this beauty, there is madness – madness that stems from the Israeli occupation that began back in 1948. In October that year, my entire village was forced out by Zionist militias and we scattered all over the world as refugees, mainly in refugee camps in Amman, [Jordan]. more >>
The roof of Gaza City's children's hospital
by Chris Carlson
Author: Juan Cole

On the roof of Gaza City's children's hospital, a pristine row of solar panels gleams in the sunlight, an out-of-place symbol of modern, clean energy in the impoverished Strip. more >>
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by Chris Carlson
On March 16th, an Israeli soldier driving a bulldozer two-stories high crushed to death 23-year-old Rachel Corrie, an American nonviolent human rights protestor. According to numerous witnesses and photographic documentation, she was killed intentionally.

~Alison Weir
Counterpunch, April 13, 2003
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Father Shomali explains the motivation behind this unique protest, and the recent developments in his community’s legal challenge to the separation barrier.
by Chris Carlson
Originally published by the Alternative Information Center.
Video by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.

Every Friday, for more than two years, come sunshine, rain, or even snow, Father Ibrahim Shomali, a Palestinian Catholic priest, has led a mass as a form of nonviolent resistance against the Israeli separation barrier which threatens to divide the Cremisan monastery and a valley of olive groves from the rest of the West Bank town of Beit Jala. more >>
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by Chris Carlson
According to the Palestinian Department of Antiquities, there are 944 archaeological sites in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, while the number of monuments hit 10 thousand, the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) has reported. more >>
Ezies Elias Shehada
by Chris Carlson
(Haaretz) She stood in the middle of Eilat Airport's small departures hall, and her eyes said it all. An impressive, well-dressed woman with an assertive face, only her burning eyes betrayed the insult she felt. "I'm so ashamed," she said, and the tears began to fall. But shame is the last thing Ezies Elias Shehadeh should be feeling. The shame is ours, all Jews who live in Israel and who allow the kind of situation that Shehadeh experienced to take place. more >>
 Mutassam, 16, and Yasmeen, 17, pictured at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.(MaanImages/PCRF)
by Chris Carlson
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Two Palestinian teenagers have made history by becoming the first amputees from the Arab world to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. more >>
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by Chris Carlson
Last week, some 300 Palestinian activists established the protest village of Ein Hijleh in a cluster of palm trees and abandoned houses, in the Jordan Valley, north of the Dead Sea. more >>
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