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Day 16 - The Apartment

27/07/2016

Starting to slip on the days. Things have become quite routine now with work and living. Occasionally a new face will come along but that’s about the only change, the transience of the volunteers becoming apparent. 768 more words

Reflections And Observations

Rights group: West Bank demolitions in 2016 unusually high

JERUSALEM — A leading Israeli human rights group says Israel has demolished more Palestinian homes in the West Bank this year than it did nearly every other year in the last decade. 99 more words

Daily News

#UN Condemns Plans by #Israel to Expand #Gilo Settlement in occupied #Palestinian territory

I strongly condemn the recent decision by Israeli authorities to advance plans to build some 770 housing units in the settlement of Gilo, built on the lands of occupied Palestinian towns and villages between Bethlehem and East Jerusalem. 153 more words

Day 13 - Brief trip to Ramallah

23/07/2016

I never know the full scale of a trip until we’re in the midst of it. A quick visit turns into a tour of the site followed by lunch or a trip to the pool involves 100 children. 1,004 more words

Reflections And Observations

THE STORY OF ISIS

The 9 / 11 /2001 attack timing is significant in itself . It puts things in their right place and answers many questions . This attack on the two towers happened after the victorious Lebanese Resistance – as a result of 16 years of armed struggle and hundreds of martyrs – succeeded in driving out the Israelis and in liberating the land ending 18 years of Israeli occupation . 584 more words

Lebanon

Day 11 - Balata, Refugees and Oouds

21/07/2016

We took a visit to Balata today, visiting the old ruins and then the refugee camp. Our taxi set off alright but we had to stop and switch once smoke started wafting through the seams of the bonnet. 1,005 more words

Reflections And Observations

Deir Qaddis resists ongoing theft of village land

International Solidarity Movement | July 21, 2016

Deir Qaddis, Occupied Palestine – On the morning of July 14th, Israeli excavators arrived on Majid Mahmoud’s farmland in Deir Qaddis to begin work on an illegal expansion of a wastewater facility for the nearby illegal settlement of Nili.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism