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International Solidarity

Chiapas community threatened with attack

Zapatistas call for international solidarity

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Hannah Wilson (ed), The Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall

Trolley Books, 2012 256pp, £24.99.

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Winstanley & Barat, Corporate Complicity in Israel’s Occupation; Anderson et al, Targeting Israeli Apartheid

Asa Winstanley & Frank Barat, Corporate Complicity in Israel’s Occupation: Evidence from the London Session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine
Pluto Press, 2011; 232pp; £19.99

Tom Anderson, Therezia Cooper, Jack Curry, Georgia Clough & Pete Jones, Targeting Israeli Apartheid: A Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Handbook
Corporate Watch, 2011; ; £9 + p&p, or download for free, from www.corporatewatch.org

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Flotilla at last

On 28 May, charges were at last brought for Israel’s May 2010 assault on a humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza (PN 2523- 2524).

WISE Up for Bradley Manning

Recent campaigning in Wales in solidarity with the US whistleblower.

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Bahrain Rises

US activist K. Flo Razowsky reports on Bahrain Witness, US complicity and her deportation from the Gulf kingdom

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Re-planting trees in Palestine

Scottish activists help resist racist land policies

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Maya Evans returns from the first British peace delegation to Afghanistan

“If a Talib was in this room now, I know there is only one way forward to resolve the situation… forgiveness”.

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Visiting Afghanistan: a preparation process

Maya Evans prepares for her trip to Afghanistan

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Israeli military stops Gaza convoy

On 4 November, the latest attempt to break the siege of Gaza ended when Israeli defence forces (IDF) boarded two ships in international waters, before taking them to the Israeli port of Ashdod.