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    Posted February 12, 2010 by
    Bilin, West-bank, Palestine, Israel

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    Avatar joins the struggle in Bil'in


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     ayyadmed documents weekly protests in Bilin against an Israeli security barrier. The villagers have compared their situation to the popular film "Avatar" because of the barrier's proximity to their village. In the James Cameron movie, a group of people called the Na'vi defend themselves against a corporation trying to mine their land for resources, thus occupying their land. The Bilin protesters say the Israelis are occupying their land in a similar manner by constructing the barrier.
    - nsaidi, CNN iReport producer

    During today's weekly demonstration against the Israeli  Wall, Avatar heroes came and joined the struggle against the Israeli  occupation. Demonstrators painted blue held the Palestinian flag and  were shot at by the Israeli Army. One person was reported injured after  being hit by a gas grenade. Bi'lin, Palestinian Territory. 12/02/2010.

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