APN/Peace Now In the News - July 22-26, 2019

Washington Jewish Week: "Israelis, Palestinians share their stories at ‘The Dove’" (July 26, 2019)

Feature article on the APN sponsored "The Dove" storytelling event held July 22 in Washington... Ori Nir, director for communications and public engagement at APN, said one of the main goals of the program is to humanize people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

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American Prospect: "Disentangling from Israel" by Jo-Ann Mort, APN Board Member (July 23, 2019)

A conversation with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh...

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AP: "Israeli group says West Bank outposts boom under Trump" (July 22)

This AP story all about Peace Now's illegal outpost report released on Tuesday was picked up by numerous media outlets, including the NY Times, Washington Post, ABC News, VOA, Ynet, and Israel Hayom.

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Go HERE to read a summary of Peace Now's report: Return of the Outpost Method.

Go HERE to watch a short video of Peace Now's protest in the West Bank that coincided with the release of the report, including confrontations with the Israeli police.

Ha'aretz: At Least 16 Israeli Unauthorized West Bank Outposts Established Since 2017 (July 22, 2019)

Shabtay Bendet, who heads the settlement monitoring team of Peace Now, said: 'The two-faced conduct of the government of Israel with regard to illegal settlements continues at full pace...The law enforcement authorities ignore the theft of land and legalize that which is illegal, without government approval as required and without public discussion of the matter."

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SF Gate (San Francisco Chronicle): "Palestinians assail home demolition by Israeli forces" (July 22, 2019)

This article about E Jerusalem home demolitions included reference to Peace Now's illegal outpost report.

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