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It`s too late to cover our facesMeir Margalit - Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions - Even I, who thought I had seen it all when it came to house-demolitions - I who had been present at countless incidents in which “our forces” emptied a house of its inhabitants and its contents in order to “enforce the law” – that is, “demolishing an illegal house” – even I was surprised twice during the demolition of Abu-Aisha’s house on 27 July.16/8/2008
What Lies Beneath Adina Hoffman - The Nation - Elad has bought, finagled and stolen Palestinian homes in the neighborhood--sometimes forging documents and paying off local collaborators to substantiate the fraud, other times bullying impoverished Palestinian homeowners to sell with threats and huge quantities of cash. Occasionally, they`ve forced their way back into homes that, in the late nineteenth century, housed a small group of Yemenite Jews; more often they`ve made clever use of Israel`s Absentee Property Law, which allows the state to expropriate Palestinian land whose owners live in the West Bank or abroad. 14/8/2008
Islamic group condemns plan to expand Western Wall prayer siteETGAR LEFKOVITS - J-lem Post - ""There is no such thing as innocent work so long as the Aksa mosque is under occupation," said Zahi Nujeidat, spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Israel." 13/8/2008
The `Security Vacuum` in JerusalemNicola Nasser - Axis of Logic - Israel`s discriminatory neglect of urban development of the eastern sector, the transfer –oriented demographic policies against its Arab-Palestinian natives, and squeezing out the national Palestinian institutions of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) were also crucial factors in creating what the Israeli security experts describe now as a "security vacuum" in the city, which is increasingly being filled by extreme violent elements who are overwhelmed by political despair in view of the deadlocked peace process since 2000. 9/8/2008
3 Internationals arrested near Susiya" Nidal Hajaj (Britain), Noki Shiga (Japan) and Frederik Jansson (Sweden), were asked by Rabbi`s for Human Rights to accompany a group of Palestinian farmers to graze their livestock...The car load of settlers attempted to drive their vehicle into the herd of sheep...Israeli police quickly arrived on the scene and rather than arrest the settlers, who were allowed to leave, they arrested the three internationals instead. " 3/8/2008
Jerusalem taxi drivers to resign after learning new boss is an ArabSaed Bannoura - IMEMC//Danny Adino Ababa - Ynet - The station employs twenty-three drivers and only five of them will remain after learning that the station will be sold to “an Arab”... 12/8/2008
Undermining faithKhaled Amayreh - Al-Ahram Weekly- " Israel continues to burrow beneath the foundations of the Aqsa Mosque in the heart of East Jerusalem... Last week Jordan, the legal custodian of the Jerusalem sanctuary, asked Israel to stop sabotaging the foundations of the Aqsa Mosque, warning that, "this sensitive issue could set the whole region on fire." Israel ignored the Jordanian warning, "30/8/2008
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