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· September, 2005

Stories about Palestine from September, 2005

Palestine: Human Shields

umkahlil says that Israeli Forces uses brother of murdered victim as human shield to search a greenhouse belonging to his family. After he was released, he said that the Israeli...

Palestine: Beirut? No… Gaza

Lama Hourani writes at ‘International Solidarity Movement‘ and says: “So it seems that we are living in Beirut again these days. And it seems that I had forgotten what the...

Palestine: Miss Seamiline Beauty Queen

Sabbah post some links to photos of ‘Miss Seamiline’ Beauty Queen contest, which toke place in the Israeli town of Gilo, near the West Bank town of Bethlehem. An event...

South Africa: A Tale of Two Cities

Dialogue-South Africa posts a speech drawing parallels between the struggle against apartheid and the situation in Israel/Palestine, saying that “we South Africans have a unique perspective on this issue.”

Palestine: Home-made Landmines

International Solidarity Movement reports that on September 15th 2005, two International Human Rights Observers (IHROs) accompanying shepherds from the Palestinian shepherding village of Qawaweis (in the southern Hebron district) were...

Palestine: Gaza Settlement Tour

Laila Um Yousuf of Raising Yousuf: a diary of a mother under occupation blog writes an interesting article after her first visits to what used to be Israeli settlements in...

Palestine: Land Ownership, 1945

Umkahlil lists Israeli and Palestinian landownership in percentages by subdistrict, 1945 as United Nations map published in August 1950.

Palestine: Sport and Politics

Phalasteen Blog shows some photos of protesters disrupting the Israel-Switzerland World Cup qualifying match in Basel on Sat. The protestors raised banners saying: “Free Palestine, and Boycott Apartheid”.”

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