Mary’s report from Hebron

The number of people in Hebron seems to very. I think that it should be 600000 not 800000. There are 200000 in the city and 400000 in the villages. It is the largest in the West Bank except for Jerusalem. On Sunday, I went with Hamed to villages in the South Hebron hills. We went [&hellip

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MEMORIAL TO RACHEL CORRIE TO BE INSTALLED AT THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE

The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, has announced the dedication tomorrow, Wednesday, October 23, of a sculptural tribute to Rachel Corrie. The piece created by international artist and Evergreen graduate Ross Matteson and entitled “Reflecting on Peace and Justice” is a bronze and polished steel representation of a dove on the tip of a pyramid

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European institutions ring serious alarm bells about the serious situation in Yarmouk Refugee Camp

Reposted from UFree Media Network The undersigned European institutions have expressed deep concern over the catastrophic conditions in Yarmouk Refugee Camp since the outbreak of the events in Syria two years ago. Twenty thousand Palestinians mostly children, women and elderly suffer inhuman living conditions in Yarmouk Refugee Camp that is subjected to a partial siege [&hellip

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Sign the Petition to Boycott Sodastream

Dear Friend, SodaStream operates in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank in violation of international law, using confiscated land and Palestinian resources, yet they label their products made in Israel! 14 major businesses – such as Macy’s, Costco, Penneys and Amazon – are carrying SodaStream products in their stores and online. Friends of Sabeel-North [&hellip

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Rihanna and Other Artists Who Play Israel Feel the Pressure

Twitter-based BDS Movement urges entertainers and others to stage anti-apartheid-like boycott by: Debra Kamin | reposted from Variety Pop star Rihanna has confirmed an Oct. 22 concert in Tel Aviv, a decision that has delighted her legions of Israeli fans but angered proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a global campaign calling for the use of political [&hellip

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Olive Harvest, Gaza Strip 2013

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip harvest the olive during the month of October. A couple of years ago an important number of land were planted with olives trees that were completely destroyed by the Israeli bulldozers preventing the Palestinians to plant them again in the so called “green line”. Nowadays the olive oil industry is [&hellip

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“The Woman who Defied Kings” book review

by Jaime Cader San Francisco, California: On October 5, 2013, while sitting in the Northern California International Solidarity Movement’s booth at the Arab Cultural Festival, I finished reading the book “The Woman who Defied Kings -The life and times of Doña Gracia Nasi -A Jewish leader during the Renaissance” by Andreé Aelion Brooks. 

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