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Tul Karm - Report From Within & Israelis Protest

Tul Karm Today - Report From Within & Israelis Protest

GUSH SHALOM - pob 3322, Tel-Aviv 61033 - http://www.gush-shalom.org/

[1] A report on what is still going on in Tul Karm right now

[2] Israeli peace activists on their way to protest as near as they can come to Tul Karm

[1] A report on what is still going on in Tul Karm right now

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Date sent: Sat, 09 Mar 2002 15:53:14 +0200

From: Tamar Pelleg Sryck tamarpel@netvision.net.il

I want to share with you information I received from a friend in Tul Karm about the situation in the town and the nearby refugee camps. As there is curfew there, and many phones don't answer it is difficult to reach people there. Therefore there can be some imprecisions in the following

There were close to 600 men arrested from the town of Tul Karm and the camps Nur A-Shams and Tul Karm. Some have been released. In the Tul Karm Camp men 14 to 60 years old were ordered to leave homes and reach the UNRWA school. There they were arrested and transferred to the Ofer military camp in Bitunia.

About 90 wounded were allowed to be transported to the hospital in T.K.

A woman 17 yers old, Rana Jayussi the wife of Ziad Salah Jayusi from the village of KOOR (near TK) died after having tried alternative ways to reach alternative hospitals to give birth.The baby died as well.

There is no electricity in the camps and in about 2/3 of the town.

The curfew continues.

People are running out of their food supplies. Some don't have food left. There is no water in Tul Karm camp.

Right now the army is destroying houses and shops in the camp.

[2] Israeli peace activists on their way to protest as near as they can come to Tul Karm

Urgent protest vigil at the machsom on the road to Tul Karm - Meeting point: the main entrance to Taibe (at the gas station), Taibe Junction, Road 444,

Join us in calling for an immediate withrawal of IDF forces from Tul Karm and for cessation of the killing fields in the refugee camps!

Today, Saturday, 4 p.m.

The initiative is of activists from Yesh Gvul, Ta'ayush, New Profile, Gush Shalom, Hacampus Lo Shotek and others

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NB: Full transcript of the war crimes panel available on the Gush site For Hebrew http://www.gush-shalom.org/archives/forum.html For English http://www.gush-shalom.org/archives/forum_eng.html French available at request.

Also on the site:

the weekly Gush Shalom ad - in Hebrew and English the columns of Uri Avnery - in Hebrew, Arab and English (and a lot more)

http://www.gush-shalom.org

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