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  • Two shot in Hebron as Israeli forces clash with protesters during general strike - Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers and border police yesterday in Hebron, as Palestinians demonstrated in solidarity with the prisoners’ hunger strike. The clash lasted for five hours, with Israeli forces using tear gas, sound bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets, and live ammunition to disperse the protesters. A 15-year old and a 20-year old were shot, ...
  • Donald Trump forced to change travel plans after Palestinians protest in Bethlehem - Donald Trump abandoned plans to visit Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity today due to the presence of a Palestinian protest outside the building.   The US President changed plans at the last minute, reportedly infuriating the Palestinian Authority by breaking with official protocol. Instead, Trump conducted a short meeting with Mahmoud Abbas and a press conference ...
  • Soldiers detain 12-year old child in al-Khalil [VIDEO] - A 12-year old Palestinian boy was detained by Israeli armed forces this afternoon in Hebron’s Bab al-Baladiyya military base. The boy was apparently targeted by the soldiers, who were interrogating passers-by on his whereabouts. When he was identified, the heavily-armed soldiers quickly surrounded the boy and his father before forcing them into the military base. ...
  • 14-year old detained in al-Khalil as tensions run high - A 14-year old Palestinian boy was detained yesterday afternoon as Israeli forces conducted a search in Hebron’s Old City. The boy was riding his bike when four heavily armed soldiers began interrogating him. Shortly after, he was taken to Bab al-Baladiyya military base. Prior to the search, soldiers had stopped several men outside the base. ...
  • Major clashes as hundreds demonstrate in solidarity with prisoners’ hunger strike - Clashes broke out yesterday in the centre of Hebron as a peaceful demonstration was met with heavy armed resistance from Israeli soldiers and border police.    Demonstrators run from tear gas during today’s march in Hebron   Hundreds gathered outside Hebron’s football stadium at 1pm before marching down Ein Sarah street towards Ibn Rushd square, ...
  • Teenager beaten and dragged off the street by soldiers in Hebron - 17th May 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil Team | al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine A Palestinian teenager was attacked in the street today by Israeli forces as he made his way through Hebron’s Old City. While talking with an NGO worker, the 18-year old was rushed by soldiers and beaten in broad daylight. Bleeding, he was ...
  • Palestinians denied passage for Friday prayer in Deir Istiya - 6th May 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Deir Istiya, occupied Palestine Yesterday, 5th May, for the second week in a row , a group of Palestinians gathered in the olive groves, just outside Deir Istiya, district of Salfit, for their Friday prayer. Before the prayer even started, a group of Israeli soldiers denied ...
  • Two days of clashes in al-Khalil in connection with prisoners’ hunger strike - 30th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil Team | al-Khalil (Hebron), occupied Palestine Heavy clashes broke out during two consecutive days as Israeli forces stormed the Bab Al-Zawiah neighborhood in al-Khalil, attacking young Palestinians protesting in solidarity with the ongoing prisoners’ hunger strike. It resulted in multiple persons being injured, caused by live ammunition ...
  • Checkpoints for humiliation: a journal piece - 4th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Earlier this month, an international woman was ordered to ‘take off her clothes’ after setting off the alarm whilst passing the metal detector at Shuhada checkpoint, occupied al-Khalil (Hebron). This is a personal journal of the events. Humiliation, harassment, intimidation – a ...
  • 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 ...