Sometime last year I wrote a piece about the segregated transport system between the Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.* I didn't realise I missed the point about the racist traffic lights till now.
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Stonings and a real-life resurrection of the dead. The Holy Land doesn't disappoint on Holy Week.
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"What you don't know won't hurt you" seems to be the new Netanyahu peace initiative aimed at 'trust-building'. But just whose trust is he trying to get?
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Under the shade of an olive tree, an evicted Palestinian family is caught in a strange stand-off with the Jewish settlers who have taken over their home.
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In East Jerusalem, Jewish settlers have kicked an old Arab woman out of her home. She could soon be joined by members of 27 other Arab families being evicted to make way for other settler homes.
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Two races living under existential threats have created a climate of injustice for the Israeli-Arabs, where the law under which they live, is now being turned against them. In East Jerusalem, they are finding themselves being squeezed out of the very place they are claiming as their capital in a final two-state solution.
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At times in this long tussle for land, victories come down to this: calling it.
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Hundreds and thousands of Jews will stay up all night tonight to study the Torah, I am sitting here listening to an old Muslim man teach me about Judaism, the Koran and being Palestinian.
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Hint: It's what's been tearing up the heart of the city for years now.
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The story that everyone will be talking about as they head home from today's opening of the Palestinian Festival of Literature will not be the lineup of speakers or the panel sessions. It will be the fact that Israeli security forces came with guns in their hands and closed the ceremony down.
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