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Princeton Sabra hummus vote

Princeton Sabra hummus vote

November 30, 2010 No Comments

PRINCETON, N.J. — Princeton University students voted Monday in a referendum by a pro-Palestine student group on whether to expand the school’s hummus offerings. The student group Princeton Committee for Palestine wants university-run stores to offer alternative brands of the Middle Eastern chickpea dip because they say the only brand available is linked to human […]

Palestine 2011

Palestine 2011

November 26, 2010 No Comments

BY JEFF HALPER for Middle East Post Struggling as I have for the past decades to grasp the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and find ways to get out of this interminable and absolutely superfluous conflict, I have been two-thirds successful. After many years of activism and analysis, I think I have put my finger on […]

CPT At-Tuwani October 2010 Update

CPT At-Tuwani October 2010 Update

November 22, 2010 No Comments

CPTnet AT-TUWANI UPDATE: October 2010 The At-Tuwani team had between two to three CPTers serving during the month of October. School Patrol Together with the members of Operation Dove, the team monitored the Israeli military accompaniment of the school children from the Tuba area as they passed near the Israeli settlement of Ma’on. Twice the […]

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian school boys in South Hebron Hills

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian school boys in South Hebron Hills

November 22, 2010 No Comments

ISRAELI SOLDIERS DETAIN FIVE PALESTINIAN SCHOOL BOYS IN SOUTH HEBRON HILLS [Note: According to the Fourth Geneva Convention, the Hague Regulations, the International Court of Justice, and several United Nations resolutions, all Israeli settlements and outposts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal. Most settlement outposts, including Havat Ma’on (Hill 833), are considered illegal also […]

Mock checkpoint at Columbia University

Mock checkpoint at Columbia University

November 21, 2010 No Comments

Below is the press release provided by C-SJP, links to two videos of the mock checkpoint and links to other articles about the action. New York, NY, November 18 – On November 18th, 2010 from 12pm to 2pm, Columbia University Students for Justice in Palestine (C-SJP)—a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and community members—constructed […]

Soldiers in Sarra

Soldiers in Sarra

November 20, 2010 No Comments

BY: NISREEN GHANEM On one winter night, Israeli soldiers came to our village with dogs.  They began searching for something but we didn’t know what. They reached our house at 2:30 in the morning.  They jumped over the gate, then they knocked on the door loudly.  We were not sleeping because we had heard bombs […]

BDS flashmobs at work
Innocents’ Rights

Innocents’ Rights

November 19, 2010 1 Comment

BY: MUNA NU’MAN In May 2003, the Israeli occupation forces imposed a curfew on my village.  The curfew continued for several days, they didn’t allow us to go anywhere.  There was a food shortage, people needed essential things like bread, vegetables and milk for the children. While this was happening, the schools where my sons […]

A 10-minute inspection added four months to education

A 10-minute inspection added four months to education

November 18, 2010 1 Comment

BY: ALI ABU TAYEH In one semester during my study at the university in the West Bank, I had three consecutive exams.  On the first exam day as I was going to the university, I faced a very hard army checkpoint. It was very crowded and the people were waiting in very long line.  People […]

Backpackers in Bethlehem

Backpackers in Bethlehem

November 17, 2010 No Comments

After 15 days living in Bethlehem, I hosted a couple of backpackers for the Eid holiday, Kyle and Kim. Kyle is a guy from Florida with lots of questions. He’s tall with shaggy hair and a resonating voice. He loves coffee. Kim is from Belgium. She’s quiet, short and looked gorgeous even after waking up […]

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Footage of Palestinian refugees from 1950, “Sands of Sorrow”

Watch Sands of Sorrow, a 1950 video about Palestinian refugees created by the Council for Relief of Palestine Arab...

The nature of Palestinian sovereignty

BY: Mkhaimar Abusada for Bitter Lemons The Arab Peace Initiative, which was adopted by the Arab League at its...

AT-TUWANI REPORT: The Dangerous Road to Education. Palestinian Students Suffer Under Settler Violence and Military Negligence

CPTnet Digest 4 January 2011 A newsletter written by members of Christian Peacemaker Teams and Operation Dove. Operation Dove...

Bethlehem shepherds, Operation Cast Lead, and a rogue state

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Postcard From Palestine

Published in The Nation Christopher Hayes | October 14, 2010 Hebron The first thing you notice when you drive...

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli military demolishes three cisterns and two wells in arid region

CPTnet 17 December 2010 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams. SOUTH HEBRON HILLS  On 14...