Thursday, April 15 2004 Ta’ayush and the Struggle against the Separation Fence By Yasmine Halevi, Ta’ayush Until mid 2003, we had the feeling that something huge and important was going on, but didn’t attract enough attention. Almost everybody in Israel seemed to be fond of the idea of a fence separating between Israelis and Palestinians. As the war in Iraq began, we recognized the dimensions of this project. Trucks we sent to the Occupied Territories loaded with flour, rice, oil and the like came back with news of land confiscations; we learned to know Palestinian activists in the region of Tulkarem, who […]
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Friday, November 16 2001 Neve Gordon’s report on the visit of November 16th in Susia “Last Friday, together with five Ta’ayush activists — the movement for Arab-Israeli partnership — I traveled to the South Hebron region to visit the Al-Nuagah family. The Israeli military and Civil Administration had evicted the Palestinian residents from their land a few months earlier in a well-orchestrated campaign. The expulsion was executed without forewarning, and the destruction was systematic in comparison to previous occasions. Living caves, which in the past had been sealed off, were totally demolished, while bulldozers also blocked many water wells and ruined crops. Livestock was killed […]
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