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The free weekly direct action newsheet published in Brighton since 1994 - Copyleft - Information for Action
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BRING 'EM TO BOOK

Our mates at Corporate Watch have a done a book, snappily entitled “Targeting Israeli Apartheid: A Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Handbook”

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ISRAEL-PALESTINE: STATING THE OBVIOUS

The Palestinian Authority's bid for recognition as a UN member state has barely left President Mahmoud Abbas' lips and already the over-zealous elements of Israel's right-wing have kicked into action. This week leaders from several political factions, including chairman of Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu's Likud party, called for the annexation of West Bank settlements in response to Abbas' move in New York.

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HIGH SEIZE

The Israel-Palestine conflict has been pretty high-tech this last week. After two boats, the Canadian Tahrir and the Irish Saoirse, were illegally captured in international waters by Israeli commandos, Anonymous shut down the IDF and Mossad websites.

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Smash EDOM
Activists target depots linked to Israeli agribusiness EDOM-UK

It turns out there's another UK-based company linked to the Israeli Occupation whose name starts with EDO...

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DEMOLITIONS CONTINUE IN PALESTINE

The Isreali bulldozers are still undertaking numerous demolitions in Palestine. In this week alone, four family homes, four Bedouin tents containing 40 people, a mosque, a public meeting house, a restaurant, a shop, a car wash, a bee farm owned by a women's co operative, a sheep farm, numerous barns, an irrigation pond and a plant nursery have all been smashed to pieces.

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IRAN AWAY

Neo-Cameron and  William "send him to the" Hague are feeling flush following an easy victory in Libya. Now they want to take on Iran for shits and giggles.

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ISRAELIS STEAL ARAB SPRING
Palestinians protest against settlers' theft of village water source

Weekly protest over illegal occupation in West Bank leads to clashes between protesters and the Israeli army. Two journalists arrested.

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TEAR GAS FATALITY IN PALESTINE

A 28 year old Palestinian got shot in the face by a tear gas canister during a weekly Anarchists against the wall demonstration held in the village of Nabi Saleh. He died the next day.

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VEOLIA-NT UPHEAVAL
Veolia takes another BDS hit

The Israeli boycott campaign (See SchNEWS 798) has struck again, as French multinational Veolia were thwarted in attempts to land a £485 million contract to provide waste treatment services in West London.

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TESCO VALUES?

Protesters picket Tesco in Israeli goods boycott action

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palestine at a glance

The Palestine-Israel conflict spills over into the cyber realm. Meanwhile a Palestinian woman from Hebron goes on hunger strike over settler attacks.

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FROM CALAIS TO KHARTOUM

French authorites start deporting to Sudan, and demonstration are held over Africa House eviction alert.

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Hungry for Freedom
palestinian hunger strikers challenge israel prison system

As Palestinian's prepare to mark Prisoner's Day on the 17th April, prisoners call for mass open-ended hunger strike

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Running on Empty

Pressure is rising against the Israeli Prison Service as around 2,000 Palestinian prisoners enter their third week of hunger strike.

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OCCUPY THE OCCUPATION
Palestine Place squatted.

New squatted space in London puts Palestine on the map

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Tel-Aviv La Difference
Race-Riots in Israel

On 24 May, the Hatikva neighborhood in Tel-Aviv was set alight by rascist rioting and violence towards the Sudanese refugee population. The hateful violence was sparked up by racist political speeches delivered by government officials and rightist-settlers.

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GO DIRECTOR TO JAIL

As part of an ongoing string of arrests and harassment by Israeli military, the artistic director of the 'Freedom Theatre' in the Jenin refugee camp is seized from his home in the early  hours.

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creeping in crawley
activists evade G4S security to occupy crawley hq's roof

Rooftop protesting against the “illegal and immoral activities” of the world's biggest security in both the UK and Palestine/Israel.

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INCANDESCENT IN ISRAEL

Two Israeli protesters set themselves on fire, incensed at lack of aid from the state.

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No Justice
Rachel Corrie Verdict

No justice for ISM activist Rachel Corrie, killed by the Israeli Defence force in Gaza 2003

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Bubble Trouble
Protest gets fizz-ical at Brighton SodaStream shop

Activists picket newly opened Israel-linked SodaStream shop in Brighton.

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House arrest (without a home) in Tel Aviv!

Four ISM international volunteers under house arrest in Israel after being arrested and beaten by the army.

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Palestine's Bedouin- Down in the Dumps?
Palestine & Israel's Bedouins under threat

Palestinian Bedouins face systematic ethnic cleansing from the Israeli state in the Naqab/Negev and the Jordan Valley

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Another death in Gaza

A 13 year old Palestinian was killed in Gaza after being hit by an Israeli helicopter in the never-ending onslaught.

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Gaza into the Abyss
protests erupt following Israeli assault on Gaza

Israeli forces have begun a massive terror campaign against the Gaza Strip

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Courting with Apartheid
Pro-Israel legal lobbyists succeed in stopping BDS argument on Veolia being put to Hackney Council.

As a pro-Palestine speech to Hackney Council is banned, who are UK Lawyers for Israel and what other campaigns have they been waging to silence and criminalise Palestine solidarity activism?

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Tax Money? Don't West Bank on it.
Report from the ground on the effects of Israel starving the PA of cash.

State services and employees crippled by Israel's refusal to hand over Palestinian taxes.

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R.I.P. Akiva Orr
Akiva Orr, longtime Israeli anti-zionist activist, has passed away aged 81

Known by many as the "godfather of Israeli anarchism", author, activist and radical anti-zionist troublemaker Akiva “Aki” Orr, had pursued a radical vision for a democratic one state solution in Palestine and Israel for over 50 years.

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OCCUPY THE OCCUPATION!!
Eyewitness account of Palestinians and Internationals facing soldier and settler violence at Al Manatir protest camp

Burin is one of a group of small Palestinian villages near Nablus in the Occupied West Bank. Burin has been having a lot of problems off the local settlers, especially one settlement in particular: Yitzhar, which currently holds the distinction of being the most violent settlement in the West Bank.

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Eco-Maniacs
Smears and hyperbole from pro-Israel counter protesters at Brighton's Soda Stream store

Despite reports from pro-Israel newspapers to the contrary, race war is not about to break out in front of Brighton's crappiest fizzy drinks seller.

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OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD
Palestine Activist Faces Deportation

UK ISM activist expecting imminent deportation after arrest by Israeli military

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DO FEAR THE REAPER

'Ground the Drones' demo to take place in Lincoln this Saturday as UK expands armed drone programme - and international resistance to the Drone Wars amps up.

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GETTING FIZZY CAL

Two activists arrested at SodaStream protest part of the global movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), aimed to accelerate progress for the self-determination of the Palestinian people and to expose Israel’s human rights abuses.

 

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GAZA AND THE BOYCOTT

We got the low down on what's happening in the beseiged Gaza strip from Corporate Watch's Tom Anderson, and how the international BDS movement can support Gazan Palestinians. 

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Silent No More: African Refugees in Israel

Global solidarity for African refugees in Israel, as tens of thousands march in Tel Aviv in the face of state repression, racism and detention.

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THE KITERUNNERS

A national week of solidarity with Afghanistan - drone capital of the world - takes place with Fly Kites Not Drones day, with our local event hosted by anti-militarists Smash Edo.

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LOSING THEIR BOTTLE
Occupation Profiteers Ecostream Say Adieu to Brighton

After a two year campaign the Ecostream shop in Brighton throw in the towel marking the end of one of the strangest campaigns ever seen in Brighton.

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IRON FROM THE LION TO ZION
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Israeli arms dealers do business at Farnborough Airshow even as the bombs drop on Gaza.

#Gazaunderattack

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Antifa 972
Israeli Peace Movement under attack from violent fascists

“We suspect that the shift of the Israei public to the right and the birth of these fascist gangs is not spontaneous, but is a result of decades of incitement by the government. This incitement escalated quickly, and now Israeli Jews who criticize their government are attacked as well. This violence is also supported by the police. I can’t say right now what is going on and where we are headed to, but things aren’t pretty here.” David - Israeli activist

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