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  • Live ammunition fired at protesters in Kafr Qaddum - 22nd September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Kfar Qaddum, occupied Palestine During today’s march in Kafr Qaddum, three protesters were injured by rubber coated steel bullets fired by the Israeli armed forces. When it looked as if the soldiers had retreated, they surprised the demonstrators by re-entering the village and fired several ...
  • Arrests of young Palestinians continue in occupied Hebron - 20th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine During the patrol around the old city, on Wednesday the 20th of September at 4 PM, the Al-Khalil team ran into a group of about 20 soldiers and followed them through the market in the Old City. The armed forces were met ...
  • Moving the Goalposts: Delaying Palestinian Football Justice - Originally published by Visualizing Palestine For many years, the Israeli football association has given membership status to six teams that play in illegal settlements built on Palestinian land in the West Bank. This is in direct violation of FIFA’s rules, which state that permission is needed to play matches on another member’s territory. Instead of ...
  • Closure of Kifl Hares following several night raids and arrests - 19th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team| Kifl Hares, Occupied Palestine “They punish us in all the ways they can” The last two weeks, 17 boys and men aged 16-25 have been arrested during night raids in the village of Kifl Hares. Since a week ago, the Israeli military have also closed off the main ...
  • Friday Protests Against Newly Planned Settler Municipality - 15th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Friday the 15th of September, after noon prayer, a Palestinian demonstration started by the Ali al-Baka mosque within the old city of Hebron. People gathered to protest against the establishment of a new settler municipality within the H2 area of the ...
  • Israeli military presence in South-Eastern Hebron results in revolt from civilians. - 14th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine   On Thursday evening, at around 6:40pm, the Al-Khalil team was patrolling the city and came across Israeli forces stationed by the Tareq roundabout, in the Altahta area south of the city. The military teams consisted of two groups of around six soldiers, ...
  • Israeli forces invade Hebrons commercial center on Friday - 10th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Friday, 8th of September, large amounts  of Israeli soldiers went into the H1 area of occupied Hebron, supposedly under full Palestinian control. The army  used teargas and stun grenades  at one of the main junctions in downtown Hebron, effecting the accessibility ...
  • A Negligence of Rights and Responsibility - ISM members attended a demonstration in the village of Kafr Qaddum, located in the northern part of the West Bank, not far from Nablus. The demonstration, a weekly happening in the village, was against the blockade of the main road from Kafr Qaddum to Nablus. The closure of the road was justified by Israeli forces ...
  • Israeli military shot 20-year old in the chest with rubber coated steel bullet - 8th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Huwwara-team | Kafr Qaddum, occupied Palestine During the demonstration in Kfar Qaddum today, Friday the 8th of September, a 20-year old Palestinian protester was shot with a rubber coated steel bullet in his chest, and treated at the scene, while camera drones were buzzing above the heads of ...
  • Two nights in Umm al-Kheir: a journal - 5th September 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Umm al-Kheir, south Hebron, occupied Palestine Spent the last two days at Umm Al Khair, a Bedouin village in the South Hebron Hills enjoying the wonderful hospitality, generosity, and loving kindness. This was not my first trip there. And as much as I hate to ...