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from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

In Bilin…every Friday

August 18, 2009

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Click below for a multi-media 'essay' on the weekly protests staged in the West Bank to protest the barrier Israel is building in and around the West Bank. Israel says the barrier prevents Palestinian attacks in its towns and cities. Palestinians say the barrier is a land grab as much of it is built on land they want for a future state.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

You Got Skunked

July 23, 2009

"Skunk", the Israeli Army calls it. Good name.

PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/It had been a month or so since I was last in Bilin, a village in the West Bank, north of Ramallah. Regular protests occur here every Friday over the controversial Israeli barrier fence. Palestinian, Israeli  and international protesters and activists gather near the fence to protest and sometimes throw stones at the Israeli security forces standing guard on the other side who fire teargas at the protesters. Sometimes the amount of teargas the security forces fires can be overwhelming because they are firing into open fields rather than narrow streets or houses. The gas is usually enough to turn all but the hardcore protesters back along the path from which they came.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Land Day

April 2, 2009

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Heaven or Hell

March 3, 2009

To be in the right place at the right moment - this is every photojournalist’s dream. To be on the scene to record the “decisive moment” with your camera.