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  • Palestinian demonstrator dies two weeks after being shot during clashes

    March 7, 2013 | 9:34 am

    A Palestinian man shot in the head with a rubber bullet by Israeli troops during a West Bank demonstration two weeks ago has died.

    Mohammed Asfour, 22, was shot during riots supporting Palestinian hunger strikers being held in administrative detention in Israeli prisons. He was...

  • Court: Palestinian families can remain in Silwan homes

    December 19, 2011 | 11:07 am

    An Israeli court rejected two lawsuits calling for the eviction of Palestinian families from their eastern Jerusalem homes.

    The suits quashed late last week by the The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court sought the eviction of two Palestinian families from two homes in Silwan. The...