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Three civilians were injured and seven were kidnapped, on Friday, as Israeli soldiers attacked the non-violent protests organized in West Bank villages. read full story / add a comment
Dozens of young Israelis sent Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu a letter, on 12 March, 2014, in which they declared their refusal to serve in the Israeli military. While it is the first act of its kind in five years, it follows a long tradition of communal conscientious objection. read full story / add a comment
Eleven civilians were injured, on Friday, when Israeli soldiers attacked nonviolent protests organized in 5 different West Bank villages. read full story / add a comment
In 2008, HP was awarded a $74 million contract by the Israeli Ministry of Interior to manufacture five million biometric ID cards, which contain advanced technology which allows the Israeli Population Authority to track and monitor all citizens and residents of Israel – including Palestinian Jerusalemites. read full story / add a comment
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. read full story / add a comment
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) welcomed, in a press release, the passing of motion calling on the National University of Galway (NUIG) Students' Union to actively participate in the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel, until it ends the occupation of Palestine and complies with its obligations under international law. read full story / add a comment
A group of Israeli high school students sent the following letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu, explaining their refusal to serve in the Israeli army. read full story / add a comment
A week of events organized to bring attention to Israel's practices and policies which resemble the South African race-based system known as apartheid were held at hundreds of universities from March 2nd to 7th 2014. Among the universities that held events this year was the Israeli Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where a photo exhibit documented some of the issues faced by Palestinians living under occupation. read full story / add a comment
A group of professors, researchers and other academics from around the world published an open letter this week condemning the Israeli government's attempts to stifle debate and academic freedom at universities all over the planet. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian Legislator Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi welcomed the decision of the YMCA and YWCA, in Norway, to join the international BDS [Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) and boycott Israel for its ongoing illegitimate occupation and oppression. read full story / add a comment
As thousands of protesters prepare to gather in Washington DC, on Sunday, March 2nd, to stand up against the policies promoted by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a satirical video promoting the protest has raised the ire of AIPAC officials, who have threatened to sue the peace group ‘Codepink’. read full story / add a comment
Local sources report that at least 14 civilians were injured, and many others were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation, on Friday, when Israeli soldiers attacked anti-wall non-violent protests organized in West Bank villages, using tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets.
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The Ayyad family, owners of the Cliff Hotel, located in Abu Dis, to the southeast of Jerusalem, managed on Sunday to stop the construction of a stretch in the segregation wall near the hotel which, if completed, would have rendered that property under Israeli control, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center.
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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. read full story / add a comment
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