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  • Farmers protest damaging movement restrictions - 19th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Deir al-Ghusun, occupied Palestine Around 150 farmers in Deir al-Ghusun held a protest last Sunday against Israel’s travel restrictions, which were preventing them from accessing their fields. The apartheid wall runs near the town, meaning that farmers require travel permits from the Israeli army in ...
  • Explosions and arrest in Old City of occupied al-Khalil - 18th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Israeli soldiers have arrested 19 year old Ahmed Fayez in Hebron’s Old City. The teenager was working with friends when soldiers approached the group, demanding to see their IDs. When Fayez showed his, he was arrested and taken towards Beit Romano military ...
  • 8th Kite Festival in Burin - 18th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Burin, occupied Nablus At the beginning of July the local committee of Burin invited to the town`s 8th Kite Festival of the City. The festival is kind of a tradition for this town, but has not taken place for the last three years, because the ...
  • Violent clashes continue in Kafr Qaddum - 15th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Kafr Qaddum, Occupied Palestine A demonstration by locals in Kafr Qaddum once again turned violent on Friday as Israeli soldiers and border police showed up to block the march’s path. Around 150 Palestinians were attempting to march towards an illegal Israeli roadblock which cuts off ...
  • Israel raids Palestinian news agency, confiscates hard-drives - Early this morning, Israeli forces raided the al-Khalil headquarters of Al Quds media, kicking down doors to gain entry before confiscating computer hard-drives. The soldiers searched two press offices in the building, belonging to Ramsat and Pal Media news agencies. After scattering documents across the floor, they confiscated the hard-drives from all computers in the ...
  • Call to action: Olive Harvest 2017 - 10th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah, occupied Palestine At a time of regular settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to join us for the 2017 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national symbol for ...
  • Israeli forces shoot teargas and rubber coated steel bullets at the 6th anniversary demonstration of Kafr Qaddum - 9th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Friday 7th of July the residents of Kafr Qaddum gathered for their weekly demonstration marking its 6th anniversary, which was repressed by the Israeli forces shooting teargas, stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets at demonstrators. Israeli forces approached the demonstrators in ...
  • Apartheid illustrated: Israeli soldier shoots another soldier in Hebron - 6th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Tuesday, 4th July 2017, Israeli forces were conducting a ‘military training’ in a civilian Palestinian neighborhood near Gilbert checkpoint in Tel Rumeida in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron). The result of this ‘military training’ was a fatal shot by one Israeli soldier to ...
  • Residential buildings in Qalandia facing demolition - 6th July 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Qalandia, occupied Palestine Four buildings are at risk of being demolished by Israeli authorities close to Qalandia checkpoint, occupied West Bank. One of these buildings is still under construction, and the other three are undergoing major renovations, yet most of the apartments have already been ...
  • A day in Umm al-Kheir, threatened by demolition by Israeli forces - 29th June 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Our day in Umm al Kheir started with a common flying checkpoint, set up by the Israeli forces in Zif. Our mini-bus driver dind’t want to pass this control so we got out of the car and walked through the control and ...