Posts Tagged West Bank

Israeli soldiers clash with mourners at funeral of Palestinian protester


  Teargas used to quell stone-throwing youths at funeral procession of Mustafa Tamimi, who was killed by Israeli soldier   Phoebe Greenwood in Ramallah Source, Sunday 11 December 2011 18.55 GMT Palestinians try to avoid teargas fired by Israeli soldiers in Nabi Saleh. Photograph: Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP […]

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‘Freedom ride’ on Israeli bus ends in arrest (Cape Times, 17 Nov 2011, Page2)


‘Freedom ride’ on Israeli bus ends in arrestDonald MacintyreCape Times17 Nov 2011HIZMA CHECKPOINT: Six Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli police while trying to emulate the “freedom rides” in the segregated southern US of the 1960s by travelling in a West Bank bus to Jerusalem alongside Jewish [...]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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NU hosts Jonathan Pollak

This week NU hosts Jonathan Pollak, an activist from Israel-Palestine. Jonathan will be highlighting the situation regarding Bassem Tamimi’s incarceration. At present Jonathan works with the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee in the Occupied West Bank. Read more on Bassem Tamimi’s case here. In 2002 Jonathan embraced the Palestinian struggle against the Israeli Occupation […]

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