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Israel-Palestine

Chipping away at the core

My son Yinnon Hiller is the first young Israeli to appeal to the Israeli High Court for his human right not to serve in the military on the grounds of his pacifist beliefs and he is one of

Taking the initiative

In December 2001, about 35 women from Britain joined with a similar number of US citizens to fill the gap left by the irresponsible international community in the Occupied Territories.

Civilian intervention: latest Marques marked

On 3 February, dozens of foreign civilians marched in Ramallah to deliver a message to the Israeli occupation forces.

Martin Buber's Paths in Utopia. The Kibbutz: an experiment that didn't fail?

It is important to note at the outset that my own intellectual and moral development was profoundly influenced by Martin Buber's writings.

Israeli COs: refusing to kill

Between December 2001 and PN going to press, at least 11 Israeli and Druse men spent time in military prisons for refusing to serve in the Israeli Defence Force.

The Intifada: from violence to more violence

On 28 September 2001 the Palestinians commemorated the first anniversary of the second Intifada with more people killed and injured adding to the already hundreds of deaths and the thousan

More Israeli Conscientious Objectors

Several young Israeli men are refusing to participate in military service and a number continue to be imprisoned for their principled stance.

Israeli COs go to jail

In Israel, three conscientious objectors to military service were imprisoned during April and early May.

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Activists injured

Action by Israelis, Palestinians and internationals

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Sharon victory: what next?

With the election in Israel of the hardline former General, Ariel Sharon, Beate Zilversmidt and Adam Keller provide post-election analysis of what went wrong for Barak and what the future may hold for the peace process.

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