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Palestinian ‘Freedom Riders’ arrested on bus to Jerusalem

Evoking the nonviolent tactics of the American civil rights movement, six Palestinian activists boarded an Israeli commuter bus linking Jewish settlements in the West Bank to Jerusalem on Tuesday and were arrested as they tried to ride through an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the city. The group, part of a loose network of

 
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Echoes of SA’s struggle are deafening

BARBARA HOGAN: PALESTINE Source: Mail & Guardian online I spent the better part of several days glued to the internet watching the release of Palestinian prisoners and an Israeli soldier. I find such dizzying moments of celebration and happiness utterly compelling. We in South Africa know all too well how much good can be achieved

 
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