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Cremisan Valley (Beit Jala) continuing to fend off annexation

Actions PETITION — Save the valley in Cremisan: Support bridges, not walls! (January 2013) To sign the petition, please see: http://www.change.org/petitions/save-the-valley-in-cremisan-support-bridges-not-walls This petition is started by the Society of St Yves, Jerusalem. The Society of St. Yves is the Catholic Center … Continue reading

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Settlement push a risk to peace, US warns Israel

Settlement push a risk to peace, US warns Israel Sydney, Morning Herald, 20 December 2012 WASHINGTON: The United States has criticised plans by Israel to build nearly 5000 new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, saying it would run ”counter … Continue reading

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Israel approves 800 new homes in Gilo settlement

Published Thursday 18/10/2012 (updated) 20/10/2012 http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=530194 “JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israel on Thursday issued a detailed plan for the building of some 800 new homes on occupied land in the West Bank that is certain to attract further international condemnation of … Continue reading

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CARR: ‘Israeli settlement building must stop’.

By Peter Manning In a meeting with three representatives of Friends of Bethlehem last Wednesday, Foreign Minister Bob Carr criticized Israel for continuing to build settlements on Palestinian land. He reminded the group that he had made a formal statement … Continue reading

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