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  • Settlers of Yitzhar set fire to olive fields and attack farmers the next day - 15th November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Huwarra, Occupied Palestine Israeli settlers of Yitzhar, set fires in two places in Palestinian olive fields around their illegal outposts, and attacked a group of farmers a day later, under the eyes of around 30 border police, present at the site. On Sunday 5 November, ...
  • ‘Feast of Sarah’ Holiday Draws Thousands of Settlers to Al-Khalil - 12th November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | al-Khalil, Occupied Palestine The Feast of Sarah did not pass unnoticed for the Palestinian residents of al-Khalil (Hebron). Jewish worshippers had been arriving from Israel in large numbers for days prior, together with a consequent increase of military presence. Yesterday morning, at 9:00 AM, soldiers ...
  • A Tale of Zero Cities - 11th November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Um al-Khair, Occupied Palestine Last month in northern Palestine brought stories of Israeli settlers from the illegal Yitzhar settlement that, however horrifying, all suffered an important shortcoming: the scope of the stories lent to individual scapegoats, and in doing so provided a vivid, but ultimately penny-deep ...
  • Settler holidays violently disrupting Palestinian every day life - 10th November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine Yesterday in the Palestinian city Al-Khalil(Hebron) there was a large military presence in the area due to the coming Jewish holiday, The feast of Sarah. Solders from the Israeli military detained Palestinians, prevented children from getting to their schools, and shot rounds ...
  • Remembering Balfour under Apartheid - 6th November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine Yesterday in al Khalil (Hebron) the Palestinian group Youth Against Settlements held an event to mark the 100th years anniversary of The Balfour Declaration. The Balfour Declaration is viewed as a foundational document of the Israeli states ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Despite ...
  • Kfar Qaddum demo marking 100 years since Balfour suppressed by Israeli military - 3rd November 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Occupied Palestine The weekly demonstration had around 30 participants, with three of them being international women. As usual, the demonstration takes place to protest the closing of the road leading to Nablus. This measure was explained to satisfy “the need of security” for the Kedumin ...
  • Israeli armed forces and settlers harassing farmers in As Sawiya - 31st October 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Nablus, Occupied Palestine On Sunday the 29th of October 2017 – near the Palestinian village As Sawiya – Palestinians and Internationals harvesting olives were met by the Israeli army. Three ISM’ers joined two Palestinian women harvesting in their family land. The family has been facing ...
  • Israeli army arrest son during night raid in Fasayel family house - 21st October 2017 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team | Jordan Valley Solidarity | Occupied Palestine The night between Wednesday and Thursday the house of Abu Jamil got raided by the Israeli military. At one AM four military jeeps arrived to upper Fasayel and about 20 Israeli armed soldiers entered Abu Jamils house, forcing the family of 9 ...
  • Israeli Forces closed media production companies in Bethlehem, Ramallah, Hebron and Nablus last Wednesday night. - 18th October 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Nablus, Occupied Palestine The army raided the Pal Media and Trans Media headquarters in Ramallah and seized their equipment and video material. Also other companies and branches of the two companies in Nablus, Bethlehem and Hebron were raided the same night.  Soldiers closed the entrances ...
  • Israeli Armed Forces use Live Ammunition in Al-Khalil and Detain Two Boys - 06th October 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine On Friday the 06th of October, around 30 Israeli soldiers entered the H1 area of Al-Khalil with three armoured military vehicles. The Israeli armed forces entered the area at around 2.00pm, using sound grenades and tear gas around the central hub of ...