Saturday, November 2 2013 An article in “Le Monde” about Ta’ayush https://www.taayush.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/TAAYOUSH.pdf TAAYOUSH Written in French by Luc Beaudoin In the Paths of Occupied Palestine—Part 1 of 2 Photo Captions (clink the link, above, to see photos in the original article): Bedouins from Um al-Hayyari having difficulty watering their flocks: the settlement in Carmel (right) expanding their military defense. Bottom: Ta’ayush’s Tamar confronts soldiers defending the settlement consuming Palestinian lands. The Oslo Accords (1993) between Israel and the Palestinians predicted that a five-year interim period would lead up to enacting the permanent agreement in which the West Bank (and Gaza) would be […]
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Monday, July 20 2009 The Struggle over Safa The (temporary) Victory Since June 27th 2009, Safa farmers manage to cultivate their lands, generally without harassments from the settlers or the military. Background Over the past few years, after a series of struggles and confrontations, the farmers of Khirbet Safa have worked their fields without disturbance. Since the murder of a 12-year old youth in the neighboring settlement of Bat Ayin on the 2nd of April (and despite the arrest of the murderer), the settlers of Bat Ayin have subjected the residents of Safa to a living hell. The […]
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Thursday, April 18 2002 Celebrating Independence Day at Issawiya – Apartheid in Action April 16-18, 2002 By Neve Gordon, Yuri Pines, and Catherine Rottenberg On the eve of Independence Day, at around 4:00 pm, all entrances to Issawiya were hermetically sealed; large numbers of police entered the village and began house-to-house searches. Men returning from work could not get home. Slowly, more and more men gathered, stranded on the roads leading to their houses, without coats, food or water. As the hours passed, they realized that the police and military were not going to allow them to return home that evening. And it […]
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