Amira Hass (Haaretz)


E1 Protest Marks New Tactic by Palestinians

By Amira Hass (Haaretz)

E1 Protest Marks New Tactic by Palestinians
The idea of setting up a protest tent village in E-1 gained momentum over the past few weeks among members of the Palestinian Popular Committees - the same committees that for 10 years have been organizing weekly demonstrations in the West Bank against the Israeli occupation in general, and against the separation fence and settlements in particular.Read More


First Gaza Flotilla Boat Heads for Meeting Point at Sea

By Amira Hass (Haaretz)

One ship participating in the flotilla to Gaza has already set sail toward the flotilla’s scheduled meeting place in international waters.Read More


Chomsky Compares Israel to 'Stalinist Regime' After Denied Entry

By Amira Hass (Haaretz)

The Interior Ministry refused to let linguist Noam Chomsky into Israel and the West Bank on Sunday. Chomsky, who aligns himself with the radical left, had been scheduled to lecture at Bir Zeit University near Ramallah, and visit Bil’in and Hebron, as well as meet with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and various Palestinian activists.Read More


Barenboim Cancels Ramallah Visit, Amid Controversy Over His Foundation

By Amira Hass (Haaretz)

Unlike the cancellation of Leonard Cohen’s concert in Ramallah, which got a lot of press, the cancellation of conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim’s visit to the West Bank city has been kept almost secret.Read More






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