|Protest inside the occupation maze||reported by Adam Keller - "In the past two months, the Ofer Prison Camp has become the de-facto new seat of the Palestinian Legislative Council as well as the Palestinian Cabinet. Quite a few of the legislators and ministers were brought here already in the army`s first late-night sweep back in July, among them Sheikh Abu-Tir whose East Jerusalem home hosted a first hopeful effort by Gush Shalom activists to open a peaceful dialogue with the new Palestinian government, and his fellow Palestinian M.P. Atun."||31/8/2006|
|The Prize-winning `Bil`in, my love` on Israeli Cinemateques||Invitation text - general email - making a documentary about the prolonged anti-wall struggle in Bil`in was more than a professional job for film director Shai Carmeli-Pollak, it became virtually a love affair with a whole village. ||28/8/2006|
|My sister died because there is an occupation ||Elik Elhanan - email message - Text of a speech delivered in Japan by reservist refuser Elik Elhanan, whose sister Smadar was killed in Jerusalem suicide bombing nine years ago. ||28/8/2006|
|Peace Demonstrators Beaten in Bil’in||ISM report - Bil`in Aug.25 - "Demonstrators attempted to sit down but the soldiers’ repeated beating led them to disperse. An Italian and an Israeli activist were beaten so badly they had to be stretchered off to the ambulance to receive medical attention. (...) Palestinian non-violent activists Mansour and Saif also suffered particularly heavy beatings who later in the day arrived at the hospital for treatment."||26/8/2006|
|Filmmaker Ken Loach Joins the Cultural Boycott of Israel||PACBI/Electronic Intifada-Press Release -"..it is impossible to ignore the appeals of Palestinian comrades. Consequently, I would decline any invitation to the Haifa Film Festival or other such occasions."||25/8/2006|
|The real estate war||Gideon Levy - Haaretz - "This miserable war in Lebanon, which is just getting more and more complicated for no reason at all, was born in Israel`s greed for land. Not that Israel is fighting this time to conquer more land, not at all, but ending the occupation could have prevented this unnecessary war. If Israel had returned the Golan Heights and signed a peace treaty with Syria in a timely fashion, presumably this war would not have broken out."
|Ethical Investment for Peace in Palestine and Israel - Please Sign||For Israeli citizens too, United Church of Canada will be voting on the issue.||14/8/2006|
|Countering `Pro-Israeli` propaganda from your PC !||Sergeiy Sandler (Israeli activist) - Well, we can definitely use this tool for our benefit, and also alert media outlets of the fact the intimidation campaign against them was organised in advance, and how it was organised.||13/8/2006|
|Israeli Military Brutally Attacks Protestors in Bil’in Village||ISM - This includes an Israeli in critical condition who was shot just above his right ear with a rubber bullet at close range. ||11/8/2006|
|Israel, North, direct action against the war in Lebanon ||Ilan Shalif - Anarkismo - "About 25 activists stood this morning (Tuesday) in front the Ramat David base carrying placards on which was written: "stop killing of civilians", "stop the war crimes". They called for immediate cease fire and releasing all the prisoners and war prisoners.
|SOLIDARITY VIGIL WITH THE JAILED REFUSENIKS - 12.8.06 NEAR PRISON 6, 17:00||Yesh Gvul||8/8/2006|
|2 Reservists Refuse to Participate In the War||First Sergeant Omri Zeid declared one day before his discharge that he refuses to shell a Lebanese village, took up his backpack and departed. Reserve Captain Amir Pester is serving 28 days in Military Prison 6. "It is unaccpetable," he says, "to retaliate for every missile hitting Haifa with ten missiles which would kill 54 people in Lebanon"||7/8/2006|
|Bil’in Demonstration Against the Wall Turns Blue||ISM Media Alerts - ISM website - Many demonstrators were soaked by the blue liquid, dying their hair, clothes and skin, and most of them reported subsequent burning and irritation of the skin that lasted into the night. ||19/8/2006|
|Demonstration Today - 6:30 pm, In front of the USA embassy at Hayarkon st.||"
We shell not be killed nor shell we kill for USA!
|From New Orleans to Gaza ||Richard Harth -
The suffering in Israel`s Occupied Territories, however, is not the result of mismanagement or indifference. Instead, it is the consequence of premeditated, often cruelly ingenious strategies to strip an oppressed population of cropland, housing, security, education, basic services, medical care, freedom of movement, functioning government, olive groves, citrus trees, nightly sleep and water.
|Demanding Offering Palestinian Families Enough Time to Vacate Their Houses and Appeal against Their Destruction||PCHR -
“Any destruction by the Occupying Power of real or personal property belonging individually or collectively to private persons, or to the State, or to other public authorities, or to social or cooperative organizations, is prohibited, except where such destruction is rendered absolutely necessary by military operations.”
Article 53 of the Fourth Geneva Convention
|The Future of Israel is at Stake||Michael Warschawski-
Alternative Information Center -
Fear is the starting point of the new era, hatred is its finality. This is the reason why the neo-cons of the US administration are speaking of a non-ending war...an expensive advertisement published by the Israeli neo-cons on the front page of Ha`aretz:"Israel is at the forefront of the war against world Jihad...
|Enough! A protest march and demonstration||A message from Gush-Shalom: demonstration Saturday 5.8.06. Ceasefire now!
Stop the killing of civilians!
Negotiations to exchange prisoners!
Peace negotiations with Syria, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority!
There is no military solution. Only negotiations can bring an end to the mutual violence and the hitting of innocent civilians in Lebanon, Israel and Gaza.
|Arab-Israelis protest ‘Israeli aggression in Lebanon, Gaza`||Roee Nahmias -- "Some 2,000 people rally against war. MK Bishara: Jewish and Arab civilians are victims of the same policy"||5/8/2006|
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