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Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Israeli settler destruction of 1000s of trees hits Palestinian olive harvest
2011-10-20
Oxfam
Israeli settlers’ destruction of Palestinian olive trees will reduce this year’s harvest by an estimated USD $500,000 as 7,500 olive trees were destroyed in acts of settler violence, Palestinian and i...

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Arboricide in Palestine - olive orchard destroyed
The Ecologist
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Israeli settlers in Palestine's South Hebron Hills last week cut down an orchard of 36 olive trees, in the latest attack of a decades-long war against Palestinian culture and survival in which has see...
Bethlehem: 'No matter how many olive trees they destroy, will will plant more!'
The destruction of these ancient trees is the destruction of both the history and future of the Palestinian people.
Perry, Megan
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Since 1967, Israeli soldiers and 'settlers' in occupied Palestine have destroyed 800,000 olive trees in an attempt to force Palestinian farmers from their land, writes Megan Perry. 'Our response to th...
The Birth of Agro-Resistance in Palestine
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Canaan Fiar Trade, a co-operative farming project with a model of self-sufficiency and dignity, has grown rapidly, and now assists some 2000 small-hold farmers in the West Bank, but it still receives ...
Destruction of Palestinian olive trees is a monstrous crime
Chelala, Cesar
Article
2015
Ecologist
The uprooting and cutting down of over a million olive and fruit trees in occupied Palestine since 1967 is an attack on a symbol of life, and on Palestinian culture and survival. A grave crime under i...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...


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