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Last week, in one of the first actions of its kind, activists released the names of Israeli soldiers involved in the killing of a Palestinian protester. Mustafa Tamimi, a 28 year-old demonstrator from the village of Nabi Saleh, was killed when a soldier shot a tear gas canister at his face in December last year.…
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Last week an unofficial group of protesters released an 11 page document to the media with a list of demands. The press conference was held after five weeks of social protests in Israel as part of a movement that started on July 14. While the document listed the end of privatization policies as well as…