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arab world / refugees/immigration / news report Thursday June 02, 2011 22:25   image 1 image
The Lebanese military is due to close off the border to Israel on Sunday to prevent a repeat of the clashes on Naksa Day of this year, according to Israeli Yet News. read full story / add a comment
arab world / refugees/immigration / opinion/analysis Thursday June 02, 2011 18:08
As I walked recently along the Israeli separation barrier, being constructed inside the 1967 borders between Israel and the Palestinian Territories, my attention was brought to one of the many slogans daubed on the Palestinian side of the wall. It read, “Peace, Not Surrender”. Giving it further thought the statement got me thinking about how we think about peace and justice and how these two terms, while related, can often be very much opposed depending on interpretation. read full story / add a comment
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arab world / refugees/immigration / news report Wednesday June 01, 2011 16:44   image 1 image
Refugees are preparing for a second display of mass civil disobedience on June 5th as part of commemorations of “Naksa Day”. Palestinian refugees plan to once again gather at Israel’s borders between Syria and Lebanon in a repeat of actions taken on Nakba Day of this year. read full story / add a comment
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international / refugees/immigration / news report Tuesday May 24, 2011 17:34   image 1 image
The International Solidarity Committee, the international activist organisation for Palestine, has called for solidarity marches around the world with upcoming “Naksa” events in the Middle East. read full story / add a comment
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arab world / refugees/immigration / news report Tuesday May 17, 2011 07:10   image 1 image
The Lebanese representative to the United Nations filed a complaint against Israel to the UN Security Council Monday, saying that Israel violated territorial sovereignty by shooting at demonstrators at the Israel-Lebanon border Sunday, killing ten and injuring 112 others. read full story / add a comment
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west bank / refugees/immigration / news report Monday May 16, 2011 12:52   image 1 image
Palestinian medical forces reported Sunday that at least 150 Palestinians were injured by Israeli military fire, while dozens of residents were kidnapped as the army opened fire at the “Return Protests” in Ramallah and Al Biereh on Sunday. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / refugees/immigration / news report Sunday May 15, 2011 22:35   image 1 image
An estimated four people were killed Sunday on the Syria-Israel border, five killed on the Lebanon-Israel border, 52 injured in Gaza, and at least 24 injured in the West Bank as Israeli forces attacked Palestinian refugees trying to re-enter their former homes in what is now Israel. The day of protests was a commemoration of the ‘Nakba’ or ‘Catastrophe’, the day when Israel was created on Palestinian land 63 years ago. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / refugees/immigration / news report Sunday May 15, 2011 14:52   image 1 image
Despite Israeli “laws” criminalizing the commemoration of the “Nabka Day”, that marks the creation of Israel on Palestinian lands and the displacement of millions of Palestinians, thousands of residents, including Jewish peace activists, marched on Saturday evening in Jaffa, and held an art festival affirming the Palestinian historic rights and their legitimate struggle against oppression and occupation. read full story / add a comment
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arab world / refugees/immigration / news report Friday May 13, 2011 16:18   image 2 images
The Ministry of Interior in Egypt demanded organizers of the Return March to cancel their May 15 “The Return Procession” to Gaza, due to what it called the “current delegate security situation in the country”. read full story / add a comment
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arab world / refugees/immigration / news report Friday May 13, 2011 11:09   image 2 images
As the Palestinians prepare to mark the Nakba (Catastrophe) Day on May 15, thousands of Egyptians are said to be preparing to march to the Gaza Strip to challenge the illegal Israeli siege on the coastal enclave. They intend to attempt to cross into the coastal region via the Rafah Border Terminal, between Gaza and Egypt. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / refugees/immigration / news report Thursday May 12, 2011 14:11   image 1 image
Israeli media sources reported on Wednesday that the Israeli Army are set to increase West Bank deployment as Palestinians prepare to commemorate the Nakba, or in English 'catastrophe' from the period of 1948 which saw the establishment of the state of Israel after an estimated 700,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes. read full story / add a comment
palestine / refugees/immigration / news report Wednesday May 11, 2011 17:45
Haartz has today revealed files showing that Israel cancelled the residency of up to 140,000 Palestinians between 1967 and 1994. read full story / add a comment
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