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The People of Bir al-Eid Return Home, attacked by settlers after less then a week
by Francesca+MC
Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
On Friday and Saturday , November 15-16, activists from Teayosh and Anarchists against the wall, visited Palestinian families in Bir al-Eid, Palestine, after settlers attacks them and their sheep, killing one lamb.

The Palestinians living in Bir Al Id were evicted from their land in 2000, and only recently were "allowed" to return to their home by an Israeli court. A week ago, two families established their houses at the caves of this rocky mountain, and on Friday they were already attacked by settlers from the Mispe Yishar Settlement. The incident was filmed including the part where the Israeli military arrives and questions those who propagated the assault for a minute and letting them go.
for more info about the the Southern Hebron Hills read:
http://www.btselem.org/english/publications/summaries/200507_south_hebron.asp
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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§lamb
by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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In all three monotheistic religion the lamb is a symbol of something pure and holy that did not sin. it is only appropriate that this symbol was killed by those who pullout this land and represent everything that is unmoral and sinful.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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the sheep trying to escape the settlers who were throwing stones and hitting them jumped over this wall. The lamb jumped and was crushed by the other sheep.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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§police
by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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although called minuets after the incident, the police only arrives five hours latter.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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they examine the lamb and question if the lamb was not killed days ago. We refuse to give them the video documenting the event, since we want to make copies. they immediately come to a conclusion that we are planing to edit the tape. not surprisingly the Palestinians who wideness the attack don't want to go with them to give a testimony.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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the settlements of Mispe Yitshar, where the attackers came from.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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on our way back from Bir Al Aid, we are stopped by an Israeli soldier. He wants to know if the Palestinians have the military permission to be on what is essentially their land. He asks us Israelis and internationals to leave but we refuse. After ten minutes he allows all of us to drive on.
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by Francheska+MC Sunday Nov 15th, 2009 6:27 AM
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on our way back we drive through another Palestinian village. The military here too is stopping cars and people randomly asking for ID's and searching their belongings and cars. I ask the soldier if he's proud in what he is doing. He response by waving a V sign while a Palestinian is opening his car trunk to be inspected.

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by Assaf Oron
Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 11:25 PM
Read a detailed account by David Shulman on villagesgroup.wordpress.com

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