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Call for action against escalating house demolitions in Jordan Valley, Palestine

27.07.2010 12:54 | Anti-militarism | Palestine | South Coast

Brighton Jordan Valley Solidarity have called for international action to stop the house demolitions, harassment and attempted ethnic cleansing of Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley.

Within days of video footage being released showing Netanyahu's stated intentions to declare the entire Jordan Valley as a closed military area,the Israeli army destroyed 26 homes in the small village of Al Farisiya.

The call for action was launched in Brighton on Tuesday, with the establishment of a Palestine Solidarity Settlement in Waitrose. Brighton Jordan Valley Solidarity is calling on others to:

* Call local demonstrations against companies that sell Israeli produce, and Zionist organisations that support settlement expansion in the Jordan Valley

* Donate to the fund to rebuild the demolished houses (email

* Write to those responsible for the house demoitions

* Go to the Jordan Valley to support the local community