VTJP Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 10 July 2013

10 July 2013 — VTJP

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Activists to launch flotilla from Gaza to Europe in defiance of Israeli-imposed blockage
IMEMC – Canadian, European, and Palestinian activists plan to launch a flotilla – dubbed “Gaza’s Ark” – from Gaza to Europe carrying produce and textiles, with the goal of raising awareness of the strife caused by Israel’s blockade of the territory. … 

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In photos: Palestinian Workers’ Everyday Nightmare at Israeli Checkpoints By Daniel Tepper and Sam Gilbert

11 July 2013 — Electronic Intifada

The Eyal terminal at the city of Qalqiliya is one of forty fixed checkpoints located along the boundary between the occupied West Bank and Israel. The terminals are part of an elaborate system of physical and administrative obstacles that Palestinians must navigate in order to enter Israel to work. Every Sunday thousands arrive to the terminal before sunrise to begin their workweek; for many it’s the start of a 12-plus hour day which will begin and end at the same metal turnstile.

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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

8 July 2013 – VTJP

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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 Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 7 July 2013

7 July 2013 – VTJP

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Palestinian Bedouins attacked by right-wing Israeli settlers near Nablus
IMEMC – An armed gang of around 50 Israeli settlers stormed a Palestinian Bedouin community of shepherds in Huwwara area, south of Nablus in the northern West Bank on Saturday. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 13 June 2013

13 June 2013 – VTJP

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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?

11 June 2013 – VTJP

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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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