The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

Tag: home demolition

  • Israel Bulldozes Democracy

    AYMAN ODEH, The New York Times, February 11, 2017 A Bedouin woman reacts to the destruction of houses by Israeli authorities on January 18, 2017 in the Bedouin village of […]

  • Israeli forces suppress weekly marches in Bilin, Kafr Qaddum Ma’an News Agency, January 21, 2017 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Israeli forces Friday suppressed weekly marches held in the villages of Billin […]

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has been looking to improve its relations with the White House. (Amir Cohen/Reuters) Ruth Eglash and Carol Morello, The Washington Post, July 28, 2016 […]

  • Sara Roy, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, June 28, 2016 During a brief pause to hostilities in July 2014, families returned to eastern Gaza, which saw some of the heaviest […]

  • Elizabeth Kucinich in Gaza (UNRWA USA) Elizabeth Kucinich, The Hill, June 23, 2016 This month, U.S. congressmen, including Reps. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), were refused entry into […]

  • JUDITH LAITMAN, Cap Times, Jul 25, 2014 I’ve learned a few things during my more than seven decades on this planet. One of the most important is that when we […]

  • Ramzy Baroud, CounterPunch, March 21, 2013 “Hi Papa .. Don’t worry about me too much, right now I am most concerned that we are not being effective. I still don’t […]

  • Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, July 2010 THE RACHEL Corrie Foundation and Break the Silence Mural Project unveiled the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural on May 8 at Labor Temple building, […]

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  • Chris Allert, Works in Progress, February 2008 The Olympia-Rafah Mural Project is an official recognition by the people of Olympia, Washington of the sister city relationship that exists with the […]

  • He Claims Nation Is Hurting Self With Its Policies SAMARA KALK DERBY, The Capital Times, October 8, 2007 Israeli human rights activist and author Jeff Halper argues that in the […]

  • Saturday, October 6, 7:30 – 10:00 pm Middleton Houseparty Fundraiser with Jeff Halper of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). Goal to raise $5000 to rebuild one Palestinian house. […]

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  • Haaretz Service Dec 28, 2006 Report: Threefold increase in number of Palestinians killed compared to 2005; 23 Israelis killed in 2006. According to an annual B’Tselem report, from the beginning […]

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  • UN Weekly Briefing Notes

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  • JESSE McKINLEY, New York Times, February 28, 2006 Potential Off Broadway production of play My Name is Rachel Corrie is delayed because of concerns about show’s political content; play follows […]

  • There was no ‘sensitivity training’ when bulldozers went into Rafah Jonathan Steele, The Guardian, August 19, 2005 Contrast the world’s overwhelming coverage, especially on television, of the departure of Israeli […]

  • Gaza Fiasco

    The Shame of it All Jennifer Loewenstein, ZNet, August 19, 2005 A great charade is taking place in front of the world media in the Gaza Strip. It is the […]

  • Hind Khoury, The International Herald Tribune, AUGUST 11, 2005 JERUSALEM — After more than 38 years of its oppressive military occupation of the Gaza Strip, Israel will soon begin evacuating […]

  • The Jordan Valley, the settlement blocs that continue to merge into each other, the monumental Jews-only roads, the demilitarized zone long since annexed to Israel, the area annexed to Jerusalem […]

  • Thank you Madison/Rafah Sister City Project for your endorsement of the Rachel Corrie Mural Project: Break the Silence’s project in honor of Rachel Corrie, a US solidarity activist killed by […]

  • 2005 United Church of Christ Synod Tear Down the Wall – Resolution of Witness Submitted by: Wider Church Ministries THEOLOGICAL RATIONALE For he is our peace; in his flesh he […]

  • For years, the news media ignored the injustices the settlers inflicted on their neighbors. Gideon Levy, Haaretz, Jul 03, 2005 The media is to blame: For months, it portrayed the […]

  • Panel Discussion with Craig and Cindy Corrieand Khaled and Samah Nasrallah Saturday, June 25, 2005 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Crossing, 1127 University Ave., Madison, WI (corner of University […]

  • Inside scarred minds

    On his first visit to the Gaza Strip, Daniel Day-Lewis meets the Palestinian families living in the heart of the danger zone — and the psychologists who are counselling them […]

  • FAYYAD SBAIHAT, Badger Herald, Mar 3, 2005 The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has adopted a series of guidelines to regulate the $330 million UW trust fund. The […]

  • A leading UN official has warned US manufacturer Caterpillar that it may be complicit in human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza Thousands of Palestinians have had homes […]

  • 6/6/2004 Friends,   Last week probably set a record for demonstrations in Israel against the occupation — a result not only of the 37th “anniversary” of the occupation, which we […]

  • The Crossing 1127 University Avenue (University and Charter) 7:00 pm The Mosaic Communities group is presenting two speakers, one Jewish and one Palestinian, and both members of the Israeli Committee […]

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  • May 18, 2004 Friends, We need your help. There is an emergency situation right now in the Gaza Strip and the town of Rafah, in particular, with scenes that bring […]

  • Tuesday, March 9 The Crossing 1127 University Avenue (University and Charter) 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 10 Grainger Hall Morgridge Auditorium (University and Park) 7:00 pm The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project […]

  • October 25, 2003 Thank you for your continuous support and committment towards Rafah City and Rafah People.   From the start of the Intifadah, Rafah has suffered more than any […]

  • (Photo: Rafah Today, 2003) Laura Gordon, The Electronic Intifada, 14 Oct 2003 Then the streets started screaming and we were running almost without thinking, down the edges of the street […]

  • Reference: 43/2003 Date: October 13, 2003 Al Mezan Center For Human Rights On Monday 12 October 2003 Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) redeployed their forces around the town and refugee camp […]

  • Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, October 12, 2003   In the early morning hours of Monday 13 October 2003, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) withdrew from the refugee camp […]