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  • International and Palestinian Journalists Tear Gassed - November 17, 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Ramallah, occupied Palestine The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) decided to hold its annual meeting in Palestine this year, where they demonstrated at the infamous Qalandia checkpoint on Saturday. The dozens of journalists, holding only international press cards, were immediately met with canisters of tear ...
  • Hebron: Seven weeks after the murder of Wael Fatah Ja’aberi by Israeli Forces, family still awaits his body for burial. - 28th Oktober 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Monday October 22, the family of Wael Fatah Ja’aberi gathered in Ibn Rush square in downtown Hebron to protest the murder of their son and the decision of Israeli forces not to return his body to their family for more than ...
  • 2 realities - 29st October 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Last Friday, nearly fifty Israeli and ISM protestors demonstrated at the Gaza Border in solidarity with nearly 15,000 Gaza protestors heading toward the border. This action was in conjunction with the weekly Right of Return March. As the activists were confronted by ...
  • Palestine: What’s Working, What’s Not - Katie Miranda I first arrived in East Jerusalem during a bitterly cold Palestinian winter in late 2005 to join the International Solidarity Movement. My first few nights were spent at a hostel in East Jerusalem. While at the hostel, I kept hearing people talking about one of the co-founders of ISM, Israeli activist Neta Golan. ...
  • “They take everything,” explains Bruqin farmer during 2018 olive harvest - October 22, 2018 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin, Occupied Palestine     ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes ...
  • Residents and schoolchildren blocked at the Tel Rumeida checkpoint for 30 minutes - 21st October 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine This morning, schoolchildren and other passers-by encountered the Eastern Tel Rumeida checkpoint blocked in both directions and had to wait 30 minute to pass it on their way to school or workplace, while a young man was detained inside for 30 minutes. ...
  • Israeli and International Activists Join Gazan Protestors in the Great Return March - October 10 2018 | Wafa Aludini, International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, occupied Palestine On the morning of October 10, 2018, ten activists from around the world delivered messages of support to the Great March of Return in the Eastern Gaza Strip via Skype, as a part of a ‘virtual rally’ entitled “Words Over Walls.” The ...
  • Video: Israeli soldiers, police harass olive pickers in As-Sawiya village - October 7, 2018 | International Solidarity Movement | As-Sawiya, Occupied Palestine     A group of Israeli soldiers, one Israeli policeman, and one Israeli settler harassed a group of Palestinian and international olive pickers in As-Sawiya village yesterday, demanding identification and threatening to expel the harvesters from the area. Soon after the group began work, ...
  • Israeli Forces Storm Khan Al-Ahmar: Erect Road Blocks, Suppress Peaceful Demonstration - Around 11.30 am a bulldozer escorted by a police and military vehicles approached the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar and began to move rocks and earth in order to block access to the village via dirt roads on the outskirts to prevent resident and activists from reaching the area. Soon after, locals and activists approached ...
  • Join ISM: Training in London—October 6, 2018 - ISM London is offering a day of pre-training for prospective volunteers who are interested in joining the International Solidarity Movement on the ground in Palestine. Any volunteer is required to participate in training before joining activities in Palestine. Attending the training session in London will give you a chance to get a first impression of ...