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‘Our goal is to have our freedom’ an Interview with Iyad Burnat on popular resistance in Bil’in

27 June, 2014 Mondoweiss

The following is an interview of Iyad Burnat, Chair of Popular Committee of Bil’in, conducted by Douglas Kerr of Interfaith Peace Builders, Ohio. The original interview was done in Cleveland, Ohio December 2012 and was updated and edited, June 2014, in Bil’in, West Bank.

Iyad Burnat speaking to IDF
Iyad Burnat speaking to IDF. Photo: Haitham Katib

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UNESCO grants Battir endangered heritage status

Battir, Palestine - now a UNESCO heritage site
Battir, Palestine – now a UNESCO heritage site

In order to protect land in Palestine from thieving Jewish settler colonists and Israel Land Administration/Jewish National Fund, Palestine has appealed to UNESCO to designate certain historical areas as ‘heritage sites.’ Several have been recognized by UNESCO and designated thus so far, which obviously infuriates Israel. Israel and Jewry are steadfast in their delusional and malevolent attempts to deny the history of Palestine, de-humanise and deny peoplehood to Palestinians, and that is a collective attempt to convince themselves and the world that there was no high culture, civilisation or indigenous people present in Palestine before Hebrews migrated there from Haran, Lebanon. Continue reading UNESCO grants Battir endangered heritage status