Articles by Nora Barrows

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Ohio Students Approve Israel Divestment Vote by Landslide
Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Mar 2015

On Tuesday [3 Mar 2015] the student government at the University of Toledo in Ohio approved a resolution to divest from companies which profit from Israeli violations of Palestinians’ rights. The resolution passed with 21 student senators in favor and only four against.

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Children Burned with Cigarettes by Israeli Soldiers in Illegal Settlement
Nora Barrows – Electronic Intifada, 20 Jan 2014

15 Jan 2014 – Three Palestinian children were allegedly burned with lit cigarettes and denied access to food, water or toilet facilities after being arrested and detained by Israeli soldiers and police in September, a new report indicates.

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New Report Documents Systematic Abuse of Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention
Nora Barrows-Friedman, The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Apr 2012

The United Nations (UN) estimates that during the last 44 years, around 726,000 Palestinian men, women and children have been prosecuted and detained under Israeli emergency military laws. In the past 11 years alone, around 7,500 children, some as young as 12 years, are estimated to have been detained, interrogated, and imprisoned within this system. This averages out at between 500-700 children per year, or nearly two children, each and every day.

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During War There Are No Civilians
Nora Barrows-Friedman – Al Jazeera, 13 Sep 2010

Sitting in on the Rachel Corrie trial alarmingly reveals an open Israeli policy of indiscrimination towards civilians.

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