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  • Join ISM: Training in London, UK, November 30, 2019 - ISM UK is offering a day of pre-training for prospective volunteers who are interested in joining the International Solidarity Movement on the ground in Palestine.  Attending the training session in north London will give you a chance to get a first impression of ISM and the kind of work we do, receive training, connect with ...
  • Mosques, churches, protests: Gaza on the Balfour Declaration’s 102nd anniversary - On the 102nd anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, churches rang bells and mosques called for prayer at the same time, while tens of thousands of Palestinians entered the buffer zone this Friday between the besieged Gaza Strip and Israel in the massive weekly Great March of Return protest.
  • Waiting at a checkpoint - An ISM activist writes about her experiences volunteering in Hebron (Al Khalil) during Netanyahu's visit to the city.
  • 20 arrested as activists raise Palestinian flag in settlement - Over a hundred Palestinian and international activists entered an illegal Israeli settlement and raised the Palestinian flag on Saturday, October 26. Settlers and Israeli Occupation Forces responded violently to the peaceful protest, firing tear gas and flash grenades and arresting at least 20 people, including nine internationals and seven journalists.
  • Grandson of Holocaust survivors deported from Israel for volunteering - An Austrian citizen of Jewish origin and grandson of Holocaust survivors was banned yesterday from entering Israel on suspicion of volunteering in Palestine. After being interrogated, searched, and held for 6 hours at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport,  Edmond Sichrovsky, 23, was forcibly deported to Amman, Jordan.
  • Join ISM: Training in Belfast, Ireland, November 24, 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 Belfast will give you a chance to get a first impression of ...
  • British forensic researchers challenge Israeli army denial over shooting of child with live fire - 22 October | International Solidarity Movement | Kafr Qaddum Evidence is stacking up against the Israeli Army over the near-fatal shooting of a Palestinian child by a soldier in July, with the release of a damning report from a British research group.  Nine-year-old Abd el-Rahman Yasir Shatawi, was shot in the head on July 12 ...
  • Bedouin kids join global climate strike in Palestine’s first Extinction Rebellion protest - 19th October | International Solidarity Movement | Umm al-Khair, South Hebron Hill Bedouin children in the West Bank joined global climate protests yesterday, calling out the Israeli occupation’s role in exacerbating the effects of climate change on Palestinians.  Over a dozen protesters from the Bedouin village of Umm al-Khair in the South Hebron Hills, waved ...
  • Slain Gaza protester: father, husband, brother, and “a Palestinian who dreamed of liberation” - Gazan journalist speaks with Alaa Nizar Hamdan’s wife and family the day after he was shot and killed by Israeli forces in the Great March of Return in Gaza.
  • Amazon, Israel, and the Occupation of Palestine - As Amazon launches operations and deliveries in Israel, the e-commerce giant and its founder Jeff Bezos face increased scrutiny of their close ties with Israeli military, financial, and technology companies involved in the Occupation of Palestine, in addition to accusations of anti-Palestinian bias.