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Ramallah ran to support children with disabilities

maj 30, 2011

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Close to 900 children and grownups in all ages showed up at the Abu Raya Rehabilitation wearing running shoes and ready for this year’s Annual Palestine 5k Run/Walk on May 13. For the second year in a row a group of local volunteers and the center of Abu Raya Rehabilitation initiated a 5k run and […]

Hot demonstrations in Nabi Saleh

maj 29, 2011

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First published by Palestine Monitor (as photo story with pictures by Lazar Simeonov) A bus of about 40 people left Ramallah Friday morning to take part in the weekly demonstrations in Nabi Saleh. As usual, the road leading to the village was closed with the usual explanation of it being a-so-called “military zone.” The group […]

Contemporary dance takes Ramallah by storm

maj 21, 2011

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First published by Palestine Monitor In a trippy mix of flashing lights and shadows, rhythmic drums and sudden stillness, the UK Akram Khan Company enveloped the audience at the Ramallah Cultural Palace into a world that defied gravity and stimulated the senses, as they presented the dance performance, “Vertical Road.” “This year’s festival was a […]

Tørklæder, strobelys og steroidemænd

maj 19, 2011

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De tre ord kan opsummere mit første indtryk af mit nye fitnesscenter i Ramallah. Fitnesscenteret er nyt, og der er flere forskellige maskiner, end jeg har set nogen steder i Danmark: Eksempelvis en form for bænk til mavebøjninger, der er sat på en plade med et lille basketballnet. Når man så laver mavebøjninger, kaster man […]

Video: Tåregas mod demonstranter ved Qalandia

maj 15, 2011

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Som de første demonstranter marcherede mod Qalandia blev de mødt med store mængder af tåregas. Blandt demonstranterne var kvinder, mænd, unge, gamle og børn side om side. Før demonstranterne nåede soldaterne, var en flok drenge begyndt at kaste sten mod soldaterne. Men tåregasbeskydningen startede først, da den store og fredelige gruppe af demonstranter nærmede sig […]

Palæstinensere demonstrerer mod besættelsen ved Qalandia checkpoint

maj 15, 2011

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Live fra Qalandia checkpoint: En stor demonstration var planlagt omkring grænsen mellem Vestbredden og Jerusalem, checkpointet Qalandia. Men allerede som den første gruppe af demonstranter marcherede fredeligt gennem byen mod checkpointet Qalandia blev de mødt med tåregas. Som dagen skred frem blev det et territorielt spil, hvor grupper af palæstinensere samledes og marcherede frem, men […]

Clashes in Ras el Amoud as response to the loss of teen boy

maj 14, 2011

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Clashes erupted in Ras el Amoud neighborhood in Jerusalem today after midday prayer. Last night, Milad Said Ayyash, 17, was murdered after a settler guard fired live ammunition at him. Milad was shot in the stomach and rushed to the Muqassed hospital, where he underwent three operations before succumbing to the shot. According to Faraj […]