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Why was the PA hosting American Kabbalah tourists in Nablus? By Michelle Gyeney, Nablus, 17 August 2011

The Palestinian Authority cooperated with Israeli forces to host a fabricated â•?Peace and Freedom Dayâ•? rally in Nablus, while prohibiting local Palestinian tour guides from discussing politics with Kabbalist tourists from the US.


Donors help keep Palestinians in cages By Charlotte Silver, Ramallah, 16 August 2011

International aid donors are using Palestine as a laboratory for a neo-liberal economic experiment.


UK bans Israeli settler rabbi who called for killing of non-Jews By Asa Winstanley, London, 15 August 2011

The UK has banned Rabbi Yosef Elitzur, who has incited the
murder of non-Jews, including civilians and children from
coming to the country. But the timing is curious.


Odd jobs help Gaza families scrape by By Eva Bartlett, Gaza City, 15 August 2011

Throughout Gaza, children take on responsibilities of adults to help their families, and adults revert from skilled labor to doing nearly anything to bring in a salary.


Gazans vent anger as Israel deprives prisoners of education By Mohammed Omer, Gaza City, 12 August 2011

Access to education for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is getting worse. The 1,800 Palestinian prisoners who were supposed to complete their secondary school exams were not permitted to do so by the Israeli Prison Service.


Israel uses “primitive, racist” policies against Palestinian prisoners By Mel Frykberg, Ramallah, 11 August 2011

The conditions for Palestinians held without charge under administrative detention are harsh, just as they are for all political prisoners.

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