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A West Bank water crisis for Palestinians only

When Israel’s national water company operates more than 40 wells in the West Bank, appropriates Palestinian water resources and controls the valves, is it any surprise that priority is given to Israeli settlements? By Stephanie Westbrook, published at 972mag.com Qarawat Bani Zeid is a small Palestinian town of 3,500 north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. There are no Israeli settlements in the immediate vicinity. The route of Israel’s separation wall does not run through the area and Qarawat is in

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#PalestinaOlive: Tra olive e resistenza

#PalestinaOlive: Tra olive e resistenza

Raccogliere olive, accompagnare i contadini, ma soprattutto “far sentire ai palestinesi che non sono soli”. Il racconto dei volontari del progetto ICP, appena tornati da un mese di attività nei Territori Occupati. di Cecilia Dalla Negra, OsservatorioIraq Raccogliere olive, accompagnare la popolazione locale sulle proprie terre, ma soprattutto “far sentire ai palestinesi che non sono soli”: è stato questo il lavoro dei ragazzi che hanno preso parte al progetto “Interventi Civili di Pace (ICP)” in Palestina tra settembre e ottobre scorso.

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#Water4Palestine: How do you tell the difference between an Israeli settlement and a Palestinian town?

By Stephanie Westbrook “How do you tell the difference between an Israeli settlement and a Palestinian town? Just look at the rooftops.” That was advice given to a delegation of activists from the Italian movements against water privatization visiting Palestinian and Bedouin communities in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel as part of SCI Italy’s Beyond Walls project. The rooftops of Palestinian houses are dotted with water tanks as a reserve for water that is never sufficient. However, it is

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