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Reacting to Obama, from Hebron to E1: A week in photos - March 14-20

A demonstrator wears an Obama’s mask being arrested by Israeli army forces during a demonstration against the planned visit of US President Barack Obama to the West Bank, March 20, 2013. (Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinians and internationals commemorate the death of Rachel Corrie, March 17, 2013, Nablus, West Bank. Rachel Corrie, an American activist, was killed on March 16, 2003, by an Israeli military bulldozer in Rafah, Gaza Strip, as she tried to block the demolition of a Palestinian home. (Photo by: Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)

 

Relatives of Muayad Nazih Ghazawneh mourn during his funeral in the West Bank city of Al-Ram, March 15, 2013. Ghazawneh died after Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters directly into his car during clashes in Al-Ram three weeks ago. He remained in a state of coma until he succumbed to his wounds on March 15, 2013. (Photo by: Shiraz Grinbaum/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian children try to exit through a police barricade during the weekly Friday prayer in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Jerusalem, March 15, 2013. Israeli police forces allowed only men over the age of 50 to enter Al Aqsa, denying hundreds of people their right to pray a week after clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters. (Photo by: Shiraz Grinbaum/Activestills.org)

 

Israeli forces arrest a Palestinian youth following clashes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al ‘Amud on March 15, 2013. Clashes broke out after Israeli police forces allowed only men over the age of 50 to enter Al Aqsa, denying hundreds of people their right to pray a week after clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters. (Photo by: Guest photographer Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)

 

PETA activists protest in downtown Seattle on Friday, March 15, 2013. The protesters, painted green, carried signs reading “Go Green, Go Vegan”. (Photo by: Tess Scheflan/Activestills.org)

 

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against the planned visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to the West Bank, Ramallah, March 19, 2013. (Photo by: Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

 

A protester tries to jump though police lines during a demonstration against the planned visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to the West Bank, Ramallah, March 19, 2013. The Palestinian police banned the protesters from approaching Palestinian President Headquarters. (Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Israeli activists perform in front of the Ministry of Defense in center Tel Aviv as part of a campaign aimed at drawing attention to the pain and cruelty inflicted on laboratory animals during testing by the Israeli army, March 19, 2013. (Photo by: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian activists erect a new protest camp in the E1 area, focusing their protest on the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, West Bank, March 20, 2013. The action took place at the same hour Obama landed in Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. (Photo by: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian activists sit in the new protest camp in the E1 area, West Bank, March 20, 2013. (Photo by: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

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    1. To endure, to act without harming as one has been harmed, to know that it may take decades for combined effect. I cannot fathom the resolve required. But I know people will continue to live, that cannot be taken en mass.

      From another post on this site this day: ‘I learned from Gandhi to be patient and not to harm others, even the supposed enemy. He said: “Whatever you seed in soil then will become a tree.” ‘ : I may agree with this–but I don’t have to live it.

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