...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



Weekly Report On Israeli Violations in Palestine: 21- 27 Nov

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property
in the occupied Palestinian territory

Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in Yatta, south of Hebron.
A Palestinian child was wounded in Qarawet Bani Zaid village, northwest of Ramallah.
Israeli forces have continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli forces have continued to use excessive force against peaceful protesters in the West Bank.
Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
  • At least 46 Palestinians, including 10 children, were arrested in the West Bank.
  • 3 children were arrested in the Gaza Strip, but released after being interrogated.

Israel has continued to impose a total closure on the oPt and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.

Israeli navy forces have continued targeting Palestinian fishermen in the sea.
Israeli forces have continued to support settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property.

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (21 – 27 November 2013).
The full report is available here.
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Considering the above week's menu, a valiant soul

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