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  • A personal account of detention, racism and broken rules - May 8, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine The neighborhood of Salaymeh next to Salaymeh checkpoint (160) has been the center of tensions between Palestinians and the Israelis in the city of Al-Khalil (Hebron). This checkpoint cuts off an already poor and struggling neighborhood from the rest of the ...
  • 3 minutes after people finish praying at the al-Risan hill, the Israeli army fire tear gas; Protestors never give up - April 26, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement | Mount al-Risan, occupied Palestine This Friday a large group of worshippers gathered for prayers at Mount al-Risan. When they arrived, two groups of Israeli military were already on each side of the valley waiting for them. The worshippers prayed together in front of the hill, as always ...
  • Protesters take the hilltop - April 19, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement | Kafr Qaddum, occupied Palestine Soldiers shoot live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and stun grenades at protesters in the weekly Friday demonstration in Kafr Quaddum. Several Palestinians, a minor and an international were shot by rubber-coated steel bullets and a French international was beaten and arrested by Israeli ...
  • 8th anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni - 16th April 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Gaza, occupied Palestine This week marks the 8th anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni, a journalist and an italian activist working with the International Solidarity Movement in Gaza. On April 16th 2011, when Arrigoni was 36 years old, his body was found in Gaza ...
  • School Children bombarded with teargas by soldiers in Al-Khalil - April 14, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine Israeli occupation forces shoot huge amounts of tear gas at school children near Al-Salaymeh checkpoint in Al-Khalil.  Soldiers further confiscate the car keys of every Palestinian driver in the area.   Around 8am soldiers shot tear gas and stun grenades at school ...
  • Protesters Attacked by Israeli Forces in Ras Karkar - April 12, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Ras Karkar, occupied Palestine This Friday, protesters from the villages around Mount al-Risan and were gassed by Israeli forces as illegal settlers watched on. Shortly after prayers finished, between 20 and 30 soldiers and border police surrounded protesters, shooting rounds of teargas directly at them. ...
  • Soldiers invade Al-Khalil; fire live ammunition at protesters - April 5, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine Israeli occupation forces storm into Al-Khalil and fire live ammunition at protesters after bombarding the city with tear gas, stun grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets. Around 1pm soldiers invaded Al-Khalil through checkpoint 56. The soldiers fired stun grenades at protesters. Immediately ...
  • Join ISM: Training in Dublin, Ireland, April 27, 2019 - ISM Ireland is offering a day of pre-training for prospective volunteers who are interested in joining the International Solidarity Movement on the ground in Palestine. All volunteers are required to participate in training before joining activities in Palestine. Attending the training session in Dublin will give you a chance to get a first impression of ...
  • URGENT ACTION ALERT: Behind The Fence, They Sing of Freedom -   A call for international human rights defenders to come to Palestine mid May (May 13 – May 19th) 2019 to support the cultural boycott of the Eurovision Singing Contest in Tel Aviv.     The Situation Whilst the colonization forces prepare historical Palestine for the upcoming Eurovision singing contest, the stage is also being ...
  • Young boy beaten, detained and extorted in Al Khalil by IDF – 19/3/19 - March 19, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Salaymeh check point, occupied Palestine This teenager got arrested today after him and his little brother got attacked by the Israeli police and an illegal settler in the streets of Hebron. His testimony is as follows: ‘”This morning, my sister came to me and told ...