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Video analysis pinpoints Israeli killer of Palestinian teen News Roundup
Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada

Video analysis pinpoints Israeli killer of Palestinian teen

A sophisticated and compelling analysis of video and other evidence has pinpointed the Israeli occupation soldier who shot and killed seventeen-year-old Nadim Siam Nuwara six months ago.

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Sexual Abuse Against Palestinian Child Detainees Reported News Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Sexual Abuse Against Palestinian Child Detainees Reported

At least 600 Palestinian children were arrested in Jerusalem since last June. Of these chlidren, nearly 40% were reportedly exposed to sexual abuse during arrest or investigation by the Israeli authorities, according to a report by the Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC). The PCC says that the daily arrest campaigns constitute a collective punishment against Palestinian residents of Jerusalem.

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Palestinian woman run over by Israeli near Shufat News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian woman run over by Israeli near Shufat

A Palestinian was run over by a Jewish settler near the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shufat while she was walking to prayers at a local mosque on Friday, her family told Ma'an. Suzanne al-Kurd, 29, was struck by a car driven by an Israeli individual and left with bruises all over her legs as she walked in front of the Shufat Mosque, her mother said.

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Anti-Palestinian hate attacks in Jerusalem, northern Israel News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Anti-Palestinian hate attacks in Jerusalem, northern Israel

A spate of anti-Palestinian hate attacks have been reported since late Thursday in Jerusalem and northern Israel, police and Israeli media said. In Jerusalem, four Israeli girls attacked a Palestinian taxi driver with pepper spray in King George Street late Thursday, Israeli police said. Another Palestinian claimed he was also attacked by a group of Israeli girls in the center of the city.

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Three suspected hate crimes in one night News Roundup
Ahia Raved, Ynetnews

Three suspected hate crimes in one night

A wave of violent racism showed signs of spreading across Israel on Friday. In one incident overnight Thursday, vandals poured acid on a car belonging to Sheikh Samir Aasi, the imam of al-Jazzar Mosque in Acre. The same night, police arrested a 53-year-old Hadera resident after he allegedly threatened to hurt Arab workers at the Shauli restaurant in the city.

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380 Palestinians arrested by Israeli forces in last 20 days News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

380 Palestinians arrested by Israeli forces in last 20 days

Israeli forces have detained at least 380 Palestinians in raids across the West Bank and East Jerusalem over the last three weeks, including 21 early Thursday alone. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement on Thursday that Israeli authorities have engaged in a wide-ranging crackdown on Palestinians that has led to the arrests of nearly 200 in East Jerusalem since the beginning of November.

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Four girls arrested for spraying Arabs with tear gas News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Four girls arrested for spraying Arabs with tear gas

Four girls from the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar were arrested in Jerusalem Thursday night on suspicion of spraying Arabs in Jerusalem with tear gas. In the first incident, a Palestinian taxi driver reported that he had been attacked on King George Street by four girls, who fled on foot. Shortly after, another Palestinian reported a similar attack.

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Stifling of free speech on campus Op-Eds & Analysis
Sondra Hale & Bekah Wolf, The Hill's Congress Blog

Stifling of free speech on campus

Can federal funding programs stifle open discussion of Israel on university campuses? No, not under the First Amendment or basic principles of academic freedom. Recently, Title VI of the Higher Education Act (HEA), and the funding of Middle East Studies Programs in particular, has come under attack. Unfortunately, those seeking to suppress speech on university campuses are relying on a misrepresentation of the facts as well as the law to do so.

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Israeli Forces Demolish Homes, Seize Agricultural Equipment News Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes, Seize Agricultural Equipment

Israeli bulldozers demolished, on Thursday, a number of mobile homes to the east of At-Tayba village, east of Ramallah. Near Hebron, forces seized a tractor and four water tanks, while residents of ‘Ein ad-Duyuk at-Tahta, to the northwest of Jericho, were served with over 70 notices to halt construction.

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