VTJP Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 8 July 2013: When non-violence is criminal: Palestinian women stand trial for West Bank protest

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Mousa: “Hamas Will Be A Heavy Price For Interfering In Internal Egyptian Affairs”
IMEMC – Legislator Yahia Mousa, a political leader of the Hamas movement, stated that the Hamas movement and the Gaza Strip will pay a heavy price for interfering in internal Egyptian affairs, and called on his movement to reconsider its regional policies, especially with neighboring countries. … 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 13 June 2013

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Zahalka: “Government, Police, Responsible For Escalating Settler Violence”
IMEMC – [Wednesday June 13] Arab Member of Israeli Knesset (MK) Jamal Zahalka of the National Democratic Assembly sent an urgent letter to Israel’s Minister of Internal Security, Yitzhak Aharonovich, demanding him to act on stopping the escalating “Price Tag” attacks carried out extremist Israeli youths. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 11 June 2013: State of Denial: Occupation? What Occupation?

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Palestinian Injured In Hebron
IMEMC – [Tuesday June 11 2013] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian man was shot by Israeli army fire, when Israeli soldiers attacks a funeral procession of a child in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 6 June 2013: The Wandering Europeans and ‘The Vanishing Two-State Solution’

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Palestinian Minister Released After Two Years In Captivity
IMEMC – Israeli released, on Thursday evening, former Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Wasfy Qabha, 50, after holding him under Administrative Detention for two years without charges or trial. …

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Kerry and Blair’s $4 Billion Mystery Plan for Palestine: Crony capitalism under the guise of peace? By Max Blumenthal

6 June 2013 — Mondoweiss

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discusses Middle East peace with Quartet Representative Tony Blair at the Villa Taverna, the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Rome, Italy, on May 9, 2013.
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The recent World Economic Forum in Amman, Jordan, was billed as the Obama administration’s milestone moment for reviving the comatose US-led peace process. Announced days before in a nationally televised address by the President, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared at the forum to lift sinking hopes about the possibility of a two state solution.

Upon arriving, Kerry took in speeches by two billionaires who sought to claim leading roles in the cause of peace: the Israeli high tech baron Yossi Vardi, and Munib Al-Masri, the Palestinian oligarch known as the “Duke of Nablus” for his Italian revival style mansion, which sits on a hill above the poverty stricken Balata Refugee Camp. Continue reading this...

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 2 May 2013: Settlers torch olive trees near Ramallah

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Hebron Governor Meets EU Representative In Palestine
IMEMC – Thursday May 2, 2013, Hebron governor, Kamal Hmeid, held a meeting with the representative of the European Union in Palestine, John Gatt-Rutter, and informed him of the ongoing and escalating attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the Hebron district, especially Hebron’s Old City. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 1 May 2013: Israel PM says territory not root cause of Mideast conflict

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Lebanon Arrests Israeli Man Who Crossed Border
IMEMC – The Al-Manar TV, run by the Lebanon-based Hezbollah Party, reported Wednesday that the Lebanese army arrested an Israeli man who illegally crossed into the country. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 30 April 2013: PHOTOS: The face of Israel’s discriminatory home demolition policy

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Several Palestinians Injured near Nablus
IMEMC – Tuesday April 30 2013; Palestinian medical sources reported that several Palestinians have been injured after a group of extremist Israeli settlers hurled stones at their vehicles close to various roadblocks, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 29 April 2013: Bedouins await Israel’s forcible relocation plan

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Al-Eesawy Slowly Recovering Following His 9-Month Hunger Strike
IMEMC – Monday April 29 2013, Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated that Palestinian detainee, Samer Al-Eesawy was moved from the Kapalan Israeli hospital to the Al-Ramla prison clinic, adding that the detainee is slowly recovery from his nine-month hunger strike. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 23 April 2013: Apologists for Israel take top posts at BBC

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Police Arrests Two Israeli Teenage Settlers For Torching Palestinian Cars
IMEMC – The Israeli Police announced on Tuesday evening that it apprehended two Israeli teenage setters living in an illegal settlement outpost near Dir Jareer village, north east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as they are believed to be involved in torching 10 Palestinian vehicles earlier on Tuesday. …

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