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2,600 Bedouins threatened with displacement as Israeli settlements expand

  The “E1” area of the West Bank, comprising 12 square kilometers, lies between the Maale Adumim settlement and occupied East Jerusalem, curling around and separating the Palestinian towns of Anata and Abu Dis. While E1 is home to roughly 2,600 Bedouins, Israel has prevented any Palestinian development there so that Maale Adumim might expand and new settlements can go up.   Read the full story here: http://electronicintifada.net/content/2600-bedouins-threatened-displacement-israeli-settlements-expand/10903?utm_source=EI+readers&utm_campaign=28ede4db80-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email

“Emily Henochowicz: artist to pro-Palestinian activist”

As a student artist, Emily Henochowicz has always been fascinated by the way the brain processes visual signals to form images of the physical world around us. That has been a theme of her work at the prestigious New York art college, Cooper Union, which she joined three years ago.     Read the full article on The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/aug/21/emily-henochowicz-israel-gaza-protest