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Photos of the week: Mourning in Ramallah

This week: families mourn the deaths of two Palestinians teens, going back to Lifta, Palestinian Christians refuse the military draft, immigration police raids on asylum seeker businesses, and more.

Relatives of Nadim Seeam Abu Kara mourn in the hospital before his funeral procession in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 16, 2014. Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da'har were shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes the previous day outside the Israeli-run Ofer prison following a protest commemorating the Nakba. Foreign press published that the two died in a Ramallah hospital after being shot in the chest during a protest to demand the release of thousands of Palestinians held by Israel. (Activestills.org)

Relatives of Nadim Seeam Abu Kara mourn in the hospital before his funeral procession in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 16, 2014. Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da’har were shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes the previous day outside Ofer prison following a protest commemorating the Nakba. Foreign press published that the two had died in a Ramallah hospital after being shot in the chest during a protest to demand the release of thousands of Palestinians held by Israel. (Activestills.org)

Members of the Palestinian national security forces carry the bodies of Nadim Seeam Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da'har during their funeral procession in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 16, 2014. Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da'har were shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes the previous day outside the Israeli-run Ofer prison following a protest commemorating the Nakba. Foreign press published that the two died in a Ramallah hospital after being shot in the chest during a protest to demand the release of thousands of Palestinians held by Israel. (Activestills.org)

Members of the Palestinian National Security Forces carry the bodies of Nadim Seeam Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da’har during their funeral procession in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 16, 2014. Abu Kara and Muhammad Abu Da’har were shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes the previous day outside the Israeli-run Ofer prison following a protest commemorating the Nakba. Foreign press published that the two died in a Ramallah hospital after being shot in the chest during a protest to demand the release of thousands of Palestinians held by Israel. (Activestills.org)

Palestinian youth seen during clashes with Israeli forces after the funeral of two Palestinians that were killed during Nakba Day clashes on May 16, 2014,  A'ram, West Bank. The two Palestinians were killed during Nakba day clashes with Israeli security forces at Betunia village.(Activestills.org)

Palestinian youth seen during clashes with Israeli forces after the funeral of two Palestinians that were killed during Nakba Day clashes, May 16, 2014, A’ram, West Bank. The two Palestinians were killed during Nakba day clashes with Israeli security forces at Betunia village.(Activestills.org)

Palestinians celebrate during a festival by a natural spring at Lifta, on May 16, 2014 in Jerusalem. Palestinians came to mark the Nakba day. Lifta was a Palestinian village that was destroyed after the establishment of Israel. (Activestills.org)

Palestinians celebrate during a festival by a natural spring in Lifta, May 16, 2014 in Jerusalem. Palestinians came to mark the Nakba Day. Lifta was a Palestinian village that was destroyed after the establishment of Israel. (Activestills.org)

Nakba week marked at the weekly JVP vigil in Down Town Chicago, IL on Sunday, May 18, 2013. The group has been holding an End the Occupation vigil every Sunday for over a decade. (Activestills.org)

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace mark Nakba Day with a vigil in Down Town Chicago, Sunday, May 18, 2013. The group has been holding an ‘End the Occupation’ vigil every Sunday for over a decade. (Activestills.org)

Palestinians living in Israel, some of them dressed as Israeli soldiers, take part in a performance during an event against the plan to recruit Palestinians Christians to the Israeli army, in the city of Haifa, May 17, 2014. (Activestills.org)

Palestinians living in Israel, some of them dressed as Israeli soldiers, take part in a performance during an event against the plan to recruit Palestinians Christians to the Israeli army, Haifa, May 17, 2014. (Activestills.org)

Palestinians living in Israel,  take part in an performance during an event against the plan to recruit Palestinians Christians to the Israeli army, in the city of Haifa May 17, 2014.(Activestills.org)

Palestinians living in Israel, take part in an performance during an event against the plan to recruit Palestinians Christians to the Israeli army, Haifa May 17, 2014.(Activestills.org)

A man from the Zanoun family sits next to the ruins of his house a few hours after it was demolished in the unrecognized bedouin village of Wadi Al Na'am, Negev Desert, May 18, 2014. A women with her 5 children, the oldest of them is 5 years old, were living in the house demolished by the Israeli Land Administration. Wadi Al-am is the largest unrecognized village in Israel, with estimated 13,000 residents, most of them are internally displaced. The village is not connected to electricity. (Activestills.org)

A man from the Zanoun family sits next to the ruins of his house a few hours after it was demolished in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Wadi Al Na’am, Negev Desert, May 18, 2014. A women with her five children were living in the house demolished by the Israeli Land Administration. Wadi Al-am is the largest unrecognized village in Israel, with estimated 13,000 residents, most of them are internally displaced. The village is not connected to electricity. (Activestills.org)

A woman from the Zanoun family is seen next to the ruins of her house a few hours after it was demolished in the unrecognized bedouin village of Wadi Al Na'am, Negev Desert, May 18, 2014. A women with her 5 children, the oldest of them is 5 years old, were living in the house demolished by the Israeli Land Administration. Wadi Al-am is the largest unrecognized village in Israel, with estimated 13,000 residents, most of them are internally displaced. The village is not connected to electricity. (Activestills.org)

A woman from the Zanoun family is seen next to the ruins of her house a few hours after it was demolished in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Wadi Al Na’am, Negev Desert, May 18, 2014. A women with her five children were living in the house demolished by the Israeli Land Administration. Wadi Al-am is the largest unrecognized village in Israel, with estimated 13,000 residents, most of them are internally displaced. The village is not connected to electricity. (Activestills.org)

Lecturers from the Tel Aviv Collage protesting at the institution's entrance, on May 19, 2014. The workers, supported by 'Power to the Workers' union protested employment conditions. (Activestills.org)

Lecturers from the Tel Aviv College protesting at the institution’s entrance, on May 19, 2014. The workers, supported by ‘Power to the Workers’ union protested employment conditions. (Activestills.org)

Police forces stand next to the entrance to Holot detention center, after a group of around 1000 African asylum seekers gathered for a solidarity demonstration, in support of some of their friends that spent the second night sleeping outside due to lack of beds. The protesters agreed to go back to their cells after a solution was found, Negev Desert, May 20, 2014. (Activestills.org)

Police forces stand next to the entrance to Holot detention center, after a group of around 1,000 African asylum seekers gathered for a solidarity demonstration, in support of some of their friends that spent the second night sleeping outside due to lack of beds. The protesters agreed to go back to their cells after a solution was found, Negev Desert, May 20, 2014. (Activestills.org)

Immigration policeman shows his worker's tag as he checks visa validity of African asylum seekers as part of a raid in southern Tel Aviv's Levinsky Park and local businesses, May 21, 2014. Immigration police and plain close police arrested at least a dozen asylum seekers. (Activestills.org)

Immigration policeman shows his worker’s tag as he checks visa validity of African asylum seekers as part of a raid in southern Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Park and local businesses, May 21, 2014. Immigration police and plain close police arrested at least a dozen asylum seekers. (Activestills.org)

Immigration police arrests African asylum seekers during a raid in southern Tel Aviv's Levinsky Park, May 21, 2014. Immigration police and plain close police arrested at least a dozen asylum seekers. (Activestills.org)

Immigration police arrests African asylum seekers during a raid in southern Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Park, May 21, 2014. Immigration police and plain close police arrested at least a dozen asylum seekers. (Activestills.org)

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