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2002-01-03

International Civilians Defy Israeli Army with Direct Action, Dismantling Checkpoints in Theoccupied Territories

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Scores of international civilians are defying the Israeli military and engaging in direct action in the OccupiedTerritories right now. New York labor organizer Jordan Flaherty has been in the territories for two weeks now, andin that time has helped to dismantle Israeli checkpoints in Palestinian villages around Nablus, and a massivecheckpoint at Birzeit University near Ramallah. He has also met with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.

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  • Jordan Flaherty, SEIU labor organizer who is doing human rights work and direct action in Palestine.

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