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  • 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 ...
  • Activists stand in solidarity with the residents of Khan al-Ahmar - 7 September 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Khan al-Ahmar, occupied Palestine After an Israeli court ruling on September 5 2018 confirmed the eviction and demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, residents of the village, Palestinians from across the West Bank and international activists have gathered each day in solidarity ...
  • “I think that today, I’m just going to cry”: A journal entry by an ISM volunteer - August 31st 2018 | Kristin Foss, International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah I woke up feeling sad today. I’m just so sad. I’m crying now, I started crying in the supermarket, I cried a little when a farmer refused my money for grapes. I think that today, I’m just going to cry. Maybe I need it. Yesterday, I ...
  • Interview: ISM speaks to Hakima Motlaq about a recent soldier and settler attack on the village of Asira - 26th August 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, interview by Mariana | Asira al-Qibliya, occupied Palestine Asira al-Qibliya is a village near Nablus that has been terrorised by the illegal Ytzhar settlement since 1982. In any moment of the day or night, settlers can arrive in the village and make violent incursions against the people or damage ...
  • Call to action: Olive Harvest 2018 – Join ISM now! - International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah, occupied Palestine Tthe International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to join us for the 2018 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national symbol for Palestinians. As thousands of olive trees have been bulldozed, uprooted and burned by Israeli settlers ...
  • A statement from the Norwegian ISM volunteer targeted and shot by an Israeli soldier in Kafr Qaddum, video included - 18th August 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Kafr Qaddum, occupied Palestine     A description of the events of Saturday, 18th of August, from the Norwegian ISM volunteer targeted and shot by a soldier in Kafr Qaddum I, Kristin Foss (43) work as a volunteer for ISM (International Solidarity Movement). ISM is a ...
  • VIDEO: ISM Volunteers in Al-Khalil forced to show their passports during protest in Al Khalil - 17th August 2018 |  International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine After Friday prayers at around 2pm, Palestinians gathered in front of checkpoint 56 to protest against the military occupation. Around 4o soldiers and border police officers entered H1, the Palestinian controlled part of the city, where they shot excessive amounts tear gas and ...
  • Diary entry from an ISM volunteer. Northern Jordan Valley. - 13th August 2018 | Kristin Foss, International Solidarity Movement | Northern Jordan Valley I lost my flight.. On purpose.. I was pretty sure I would though, when I left for Palestine. To be honest, I don’t think its gonne make it easier to leave later. The more I know, the more people I know – the more involved ...
  • Friday demonstration violently repressed in Hebron - 11th August 2018 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine   Yesterday, on the 10th of August, the Friday demonstration in the city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) was violently repressed by Israeli forces. Unarmed protestors gathered after Friday prayers, around 13:30, to protest against the occupation and in solidarity with Gaza. During the ...