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Israel-Palestine

Women in Black

Vigil for Gaza held in run up to Christmas

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Walking the West Bank

Welsh witnesses to Israel's occupation

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Olive harvest in Palestine

From Wales to the West Bank

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Internationals at Gaza fence

Seven arrested in attempt to break siege

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Ahmad free!

On 13 January, the Israeli authorities released Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Zahran (42) from administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial.

Privilege and resistance

A view from New Profile, the movement for the demilitarisation of Israeli society

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Bike ride for Palestinians banned

Tower Hamlets Council feared event would breach International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-semitism

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Gaza march

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated at the border fence between Gaza and Israel on 12 July, with 33 reportedly shot with live ammunition by Israeli soldiers.

Elbit protests

On 1 July, three activists from Manchester Palestine Action began a three-day rooftop occupation of a Israeli-owned arms factory, the five-storey-high Elbit Ferranti building in Oldham.

Free Palestine

Two Palestinians were on indefinite hunger strikes in Israeli prisons at the time of going to press.