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  • Nabi Salih marches in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike - 22nd April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Nabi Salih, occupied Palestine On Friday 21st April, a demonstration held in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike was violently supressed by Israeli forces at Nabi Salih, occupied West Bank. Teargas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and live rounds were fired at demonstrators by Israeli forces ...
  • Protesters forced to retreat at peaceful demonstration in Ni’lin - 22nd April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Ni’lin, occupied Palestine On April 21st a crowd of Palestinian protesters, joined by international and Israeli activists, gathered for the weekly demonstration in Ni’lin. The peaceful demonstration began after Friday prayer, with the protesters marching to the Apartheid Wall built at the expense of hundreds of ...
  • The ‘Beautiful Resistance’ of Aida Camp – “People cannot tolerate injustice for eternity” - Tucked within the antiquated corridors of the municipality of Bethlehem, there lies Aida Camp, established 1950.  The densely populated cement structures, thinly outlined by narrow passageways, are a living summation of the occupation of Palestine itself. Scraping elbows with the massive checkpoint pathway between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, hedged by the West Bank apartheid separation wall ...
  • NYT: Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons - Originally published in the New York Times. By Marwan Barghouti Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but ...
  • Six year anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni - 16th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Gaza, occupied Palestine Today marks the 6th anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni, a journalist and an italian activist working with the International Solidarity Movement, in Gaza. Arrigoni first went to Gaza in 2008, on an activist-organised flotilla seeking to defy the Israeli blockade ...
  • Beatings, theft, and humiliation: Dismantle the Ghetto activist speaks of his ordeal following arrest at Land Day demonstrations - 15th April 2017  |  International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team  |  Hebron, occupied Palestine Last week, amidst a slew of arrests by Israeli forces and subsequent court hearings, ISM activists had the opportunity to meet with Badee Dwaik; one of the four men arrested during the Land Day demonstrations in occupied al-Khalil. Badee, a seasoned activist ...
  • Israeli soldiers occupy home of Palestinian family during Pesach, al-Khalil - 15th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine   A Palestinian family living in the Old City of al-Khalil were subject to nightly home intrusions by Israeli forces throughout the week leading up to Pesach, or Passover. On Wednesday 12th April, ISM activists visited the home on Shalallah Street ...
  • In Pictures: al-Khalil on lockdown as Israeli settlers and tourists celebrate Pesach - 14th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine Since the evening of April 10th, 2017, Israeli forces have imposed increased restrictions on the Palestinians of al-Khalil as colonial settlers and Israeli tourists celebrate Pesach – or Passover – across the city. So far, homes have been occupied, checkpoints closed, ...
  • CALL TO ACTION: Salfit under brutal settlement expansion - 11th April 2017  |  International Solidarity Movement  |  Occupied Palestine Since the beginning of the year, the Salfit municipality in the occupied West Bank (Palestine) has become a target not only for illegal settlement expansion and growth but also for the imposition of serious restrictions to the daily lives of Palestinians. For a long time ...
  • Palestinian assaulted and work tools confiscated during early morning raid by Israeli forces - 9th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah team | Kafr ad Dik, occupied Palestine At 2am on Wednesday morning, three intelligence vehicles and six military vehicles arrived at the building where Shaha Dharma lives with his family in Kafr ad Dik; Salfit municipality. For over two hours, Israeli forces raided, harassed, and searched the apartments ...