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  • Land Day, Women’s Activism, and a March for Peace: Updates from Israel Social TV

    By Jeremy Elster

    April 9, 2014 | 5:35 am

    This week in the Social Order:

    + Land Day Commemoration in Jaffa - Statistics on the ongoing Israeli actions to confiscate Palestinian assets since 1967.

    + Israeli Historian and social activist Professor Ilan Pappe gave a lecture about the "One Democratic State" solution.


  • Israeli boy, soldiers injured during Land Day protests

    April 1, 2013 | 5:42 am

    An Israeli boy and several Israeli soldiers were injured during Israeli-Arab and Palestinian protests marking Land Day.

    The protests Saturday mark the deaths of six Galilee Arabs during 1976 riots over government land confiscations in northern Israel, dubbed Land Day.


  • Report: Israeli, Lebanese naval forces cooperating

    April 11, 2012 | 10:16 am

    Israel’s navy is reportedly cooperating with its Lebanese counterpart to prevent foreign ships from approaching Israeli waters.

    Israeli naval officials say their cooperation with Lebanon has increased, according to a report in Haaretz.

    In advance of Land Day last month, Lebanon...

  • France warns pro-Palestinian activists against West Bank trip

    April 2, 2012 | 12:13 pm

    France urged pro-Palestinian activists, who plan to visit Bethlehem this month in solidarity for residents of the occupied West Bank, to avoid joining the operation given there was a high risk of being detained or turned back by Israeli authorities.

    About 1,200 Palestinian...

  • Palestinian woman deported to Gaza after ending hunger strike

    April 2, 2012 | 12:05 am

    A Palestinian woman jailed in Israel who ended a 43-day hunger strike was deported to the Gaza Strip.

    Hana Shalabi, a member of Islamic Jihad, agreed March 29 to end her hunger strike and be freed in exchange for spending the next three years in Gaza.

    The Palestinian Ma’an news...

  • Israel kills Gazan gunman along tense border

    April 2, 2012 | 12:00 am

    Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian gunman suspected of trying to plant explosives beneath a fence at the border with Gaza, the Israeli military said on Sunday.

    Soldiers on Sunday recovered the remains of the gunman alongside an assault rifle, a statement from the Israeli...

  • Palestinian protester killed, dozens arrested and injured on Land Day

    March 30, 2012 | 10:34 am

    Israeli security forces shot dead one man in the Gaza Strip on Friday, medics said, and clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers around Jerusalem during “Land Day” rallies that turned violent.

    Border police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades at crowds of Palestinian...

  • Some 1,500 Israeli Arabs take part in Land Day protest in Lod

    March 29, 2011 | 4:10 pm

    Some 1,500 Israeli Arabs protested in Lod on Tuesday against government policies which affect Israel’s Arab sector, launching the events of Land Day, to be marked on Wednesday.

    The protesters were demonstrating against the government demolition of the houses of the Abu Eid family, which left some 50 family members, 30 of them children, without a home.

    The protesters raised Palestinian flags, carried signs reading “Enough with the Ethnic Cleansing” and burned pictures of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.