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  • Israeli apartheid in Masafer Yatta: raids, demolitions, arrests and beatings - Beginning with invasive night raids on multiple villages, and ending with 7 structures demolished, 4 families made homeless, 2 Palestinians arrested, 1 beaten and hospitalized, 1 car confiscated, and 1 road severely damaged, Israeli Occupation Forces continue their ongoing assault on local communities in Masafer Yatta.
  • Statement on “postponement” of Regavim London talk due to activist pressure - Yesterday, UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) announced the “postponement” of a talk by extremist pro-settler group Regavim in London due to opposition from British, Israeli, and Palestinian activists.   Regavim, which receives funding from the Israeli government, is not only anti-Palestinian and openly racist, but also lobbies for the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from the ...
  • Call to Action: Join London protest against Israeli demolition ‘charity’ Regavim - On September 1st, UK Lawyers for Israel is hosting a talk by Regavim, a pro-settler NGO with charitable status, pivotal in speeding up demolitions of Palestinian homes across the West Bank and displacement of Bedouin villages in the Negev. What is Regavim?  Regavim, ‘dedicated to the preservation of Israel’s land’, petitions courts to demolish homes ...
  • On the 71st week of the Great March of Return, the world forgets while Gazans remember - August 25, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, occupied Palestine Eleven consecutive weeks of protests in Hong Kong have captured the focus of online commentators, heads of state, and global media. In France, 39 weeks of protests by the Yellow Vests movement continues to garner widespread interest. In the US, Occupy Wall Street is ...
  • Call for volunteers: Olive Harvest 2019 - August 25 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine At a time of regular settler and IOF violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to join us for the 2019 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national ...
  • Ten people arrested from Beit Kahel: the village targeted with violent night raids and demolition threats - August 25| International Solidarity Movement | Beit Kahel, Occupied Palestine As part of a targeted collective punishment towards the village of Beit Kahel following the death of an Israeli settler in Gush Etzion, ten individuals from the village have been arrested by Israeli Occupation Forces. Seven of the detainees are all part of the Asfara ...
  • Death Is Only the Beginning of Suffering For Family In Ezariyya - August 23 | International Solidarity Movement | Ezariyya, Occupied Palestine “My son was killed 5 days ago…all I want is to bury him. But they are keeping his body, they will not give him to us.” Mokafih Abu Roumi spoke with ISM on Tuesday, August 20, about the death of his son, 14 year old ...
  • Al Shoroq: The activist farmers resisting Israeli annexation in Beit Ummar - August 20 | International Solidarity Movement | Beit Ummar, Occupied Palestine     Beit Ummar is an agricultural town and farming community just north of Hebron, with a populace of about 17,000. Al Shoroq, a Palestinian led group comprised of local activists based in the region since 2013 founded by longstanding committee members, work with ...
  • Inheriting resistance in the South Hebron Hills: “I am my father’s daughter, if he can do this, so can I… and more” - August 6 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills, occupied Palestine “My life is occupation … all the time you have to be ready for the bad, and the most bad you can imagine,” Sameeha Huraini tells me, as she explains the reality of day-to-day life in the South Hebron Hills. She is just ...
  • Water Series: Hail of tear gas on peaceful villagers protesting settler theft of water supply in Kafr Malik - August 16 | International Solidarity Movement | Kafr Malik, Ramallah, occupied Palestine   This is the third of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression.   The residents of Kafr Malik, a town northeast of Ramallah, marched towards the Ain Samia area today ...