Category Archives: Non-violent action

06 Oct
1:16

By Blaming Facebook for Palestinian Resistance, Israel Finds a New Partner in Crime

Photo: Israeli politicians, citizens and organizations have been depoliticizing the Jerusalem Intifada by chalking it up to ‘incitement’ on Facebook since it began in October 2015. Now, Facebook has partnered with the Israeli government to censor Palestinian speech.  In October 2015, just as the Jerusalem Intifada erupted, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

01 Oct
11:27

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers used excessive force against the protestors, as they marched towards the Annexation Wall, separating the villagers from their lands and orchards. The committee […]

01 Oct
6:45

Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians, Two International Activists, In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and kidnapped two Palestinians, and three international peace activists. Approximately 40 Palestinians, 15 Israelis and 20 international peace activists participated in the protest. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the protesters […]

24 Sep
10:13

ISM: World Week of Peace 2016

Fire. That seemed to be the theme, yesterday, as we celebrated World Week for Peace, in Bethlehem. Fire, when tear gas canisters erupted into flames in the Aida refugee camp, showing the continued violence. Fire, as we lit candles in the shape of the West Bank, signifying hope. And, fire […]

24 Sep
1:50

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many local and international activists, holding the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, causing scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The protesters marched from the center of the village raising Palestinian flags and carrying posters of […]

24 Sep
1:16

Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest Celebrates Victory Of Hunger Striking Detainees

Residents of Bil’in village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly protester in the village, Friday, also celebrating the victory of three hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. The procession started from the center of the village, and headed […]

22 Sep
10:18

Zaytouna-Oliva Leaves Corsica for Italy before Sailing to Gaza

The Women’s Boat to Gaza (Zaytouna-Oliva) left the port of Ajaccio at 09:30, this morning. It is due to arrive later this week in Messina, Sicily, Italy, where it will dock for the last time, prior to sailing to challenge the illegal blockade of Gaza. One of the participants aboard, […]

19 Sep
8:49

Hebron: Palestinian Trees Resist Israeli Occupation

According to the PNN. the Center for Freedom and Justice in Beit Ummar village, to the north of Hebron, is facilitating a popular struggle, with grape trees and vegetable fields as key components. Beit Ummar has, for several years, been a hot spot for nonviolent popular struggle against the Israeli occupation. […]

17 Sep
3:38

Dozens March In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

September 17, 2016 3:38 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli annexation wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The procession started from the center of the village, while the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters […]

12 Sep
5:46

Israel’s Anti-BDS Task Force Enjoys Unchecked Power to ‘Struggle Against Terror’ (VIDEO)

09/12/16, Sergio Yahni, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Even Israeli occupation officials question the amount of secrecy afforded to the Ministry of Strategic Affairs’ anti-BDS campaign.  Yossi Melman details in his recent article [link: Hebrew] in Maariv newspaper what little is known about the Israeli government’s efforts to undermine the Boycott Divestment and […]

12 Sep
7:36

Israeli Supreme Court: Force Feeding of Hunger Strikers is Constitutional

(photo: A suffragette is force-fed in HM Prison Holloway, in the UK, during hunger strikes for women’s suffrage. ~Wikipedia) The Israeli Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that a law which permits force feeding hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners is constitutional, rejecting petitions filed last year by the Israel Medical Association (IMA), and by […]

11 Sep
10:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (01– 07 September 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (01 – 07 September 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the […]

11 Sep
9:56

Rights Groups Sign Letter of Affirmation to “Black Lives Matter”

via the International Solidarity Movement A number of Palestinian human rights organizations have recently issued a letter of solidarity in conjunction with the efforts of US-based group Black Lives Matter, in taking an active stance against racist colonial policies against non-whites. The letter reads as follows: The world watches as Black and Brown bodies […]

11 Sep
8:20

Bethlehem: Protesters Stage Sit-in at Red Cross Headquarters in Solidarity with Hunger Strikers

A group of Palestinian youth, activists and politicians staged a sit-in, Saturday, at the Bethlehem office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in the southern occupied West Bank, to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody. Spokesperson for the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’s […]

09 Sep
7:12

Palestinians, International And Israeli Activists March In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinian residents, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activist, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, near Ramallah. This week’s protest comes in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainees. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the protesters […]

06 Sep
11:08

Palestinians Rally Around Hunger Striking Prisoners

by Ahmad Jaradat, Senior Project Coordinator, Alternative Information Center In Bethlehem, hundreds of Palestinians participated in a march in solidarity with three Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, the Palestinian Ministry of Education and local civil society groups organized the demonstration. […]

06 Sep
11:01

New Turkish Aid Ship Docked in Ashdod

According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, a new Turkish aid vessel has docked in the Israeli port of Ashdod. In the photo, taken three days ago, the ship waits to unload its cargo for transport to the besieged enclave of Gaza. The Gaza Strip has suffered from an Israeli military blockade since 2007, […]

04 Sep
11:53

Strike Continues in Palestinian Schools

An open-ended strike continues in a number of schools in the villages and towns of the pre-1948 occupied territories, in protest of poor infrastructure and logistics. The village of Shaqib Al-Salam, in the Negev, witnessed a strike at all schools, in solidarity with Al-Zahraa school, which initially staged the strike in […]

03 Sep
2:48

Journalist Injured, Dozens Of Protesters Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the use of excessive force against the nonviolent protesters in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, shooting a journalist with a gas bomb in his head, and causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, […]

03 Sep
2:20

Palestinian And Scottish Flags Raised In Bil’in Weekly Protest

Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near Ramallah, raised Palestinian and Scottish flags to thank Scottish activists for supporting Palestine during the soccer match between Scottish and Israeli teams. The protesters marched this week against the […]

02 Sep
10:23

250 people March demanding “Freedom for Prisoners of Peace”

At least 205 Israelis and Palestinians marched on Friday Under the title of “Freedom for Prisoners of Peace”. The protest was organized at the settlers road 60 near the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem. Combatants for Peace Movement organizes the freedom march, in collaboration with Palestinian and Israeli NGOs, […]

27 Aug
11:13

4 Palestinian Hunger Strikers in Critical Condition, Handcuffed to Hospital Beds

Four hunger-striking Palestinian detainees are reportedly in critical condition at Israel’s Assaf Harofeh Hospital, according to a statement released on Saturday by the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, as 120 other Palestinian prisoners continued hunger strikes, in a mass solidarity movement. The four hunger strikers were identified by the committee as […]

Bil'in protest (image by Mohammed Yasin)
27 Aug
12:06

Israeli forces attack non-violent weekly protest in Bil’in village

On Friday afternoon, dozens of local residents from the village of Bil’in, along with Israeli and international activists, marched toward the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on village land. They were pushed back by Israeli forces who attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas and concussion […]

25 Aug
10:55

Israel Lobby Smears Black Lawmaker for Meeting Palestinians

08/24/16 Rhania Khalek (Photo: Florida Senator Dwight Bullard has faced onslaught from pro-Israel groups for joining this Dream Defenders delegation to Palestine in May — via Instagram.) Dwight Bullard, a progressive African American state senator representing Florida’s 39th district, is under attack from Israel lobby groups for visiting the Israeli-occupied West […]

20 Aug
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the locals, Israeli and international peace activists marched towards the villager’s orchards. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters of hunger-striking detainees Bilal Kayed, […]

20 Aug
12:34

Army Injures Three In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said a […]

17 Aug
11:28

Berkeley Divests from Torture Profiteer G4S

The city of Berkeley, California, has adopted a resolution to divest from private prison firms, including G4S, a provider of services to Israeli jails where Palestinians are routinely tortured. In the resolution, approved by the city council on 19 July, Berkeley will be called on to divest from private prison […]

17 Aug
11:10

“Hello? I’d like to report a BDS activist.”

Heeding Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s call, an Israeli settler organization establishes a hotline to report international BDS activists to the Israeli government.  Israeli newspaper Ynet reported that an Israeli settler non-profit, Lev HaOlam (Heart of the World), has organized an informant hotline for people to report information on international […]

13 Aug
8:59

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and attacked dozens of residents holding the weekly nonviolent protest, causing many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of […]

12 Aug
11:06

In photos: Bethlehem Live!

12 August 2016, Poppy Liuba-Carmichael, Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Bethlehem Live Festival brings local and international artists to Palestine to revive historic Star Street and energize cultural resistance to Israeli occupation. This year, Bethlehem held its fourth annual Bethlehem Live Festival on Star Street from August 4th to 7th, 2016. […]

11 Aug
11:01

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04– 10 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) continued during the reporting period (04 – 10 August 2016). Photo: Israeli Forces Demolish Two Houses in Yatta Village, Hebron. (AFP) Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued […]

11 Aug
10:32

5 American Activists Deported from Israel

Five American pro-Palestinian campaigners were detained, interrogated and deported by Israeli officials as they tried to enter the country to “observe the conditions under which Palestinians live,” NBC Newsreported a US rights group saying. Middle East Monitor reports, according to Al Ray, that the activists were trying to “gain a better […]

08 Aug
12:02

BDS: Game Changer in Germany

photo: With Palestine solidarity activism in Germany gaining more visibility, the backlash against it has increased. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) The Holocaust was the first historic event that touched my inner core as a human being. Perhaps this explains my early fascination with everything Jewish. In the 1990s, I lived for two years in […]

07 Aug
11:40

New York Protesters Demand Freedom for Bilal Kayed, G4S Out of Palestine

via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network Protesters in New York City rallied outside the Manhattan office of British-Danish security corporation G4S on Friday, 5 August to demand freedom for Bilal Kayed, a Palestinian political prisoner in Israeli jails, on his 53rd day of hunger strike. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity […]

07 Aug
11:10

Solidarity Ships to Sail for Besieged Gaza in September

Two “solidarity ships” are set to sail towards the besieged Gaza Strip from Barcelona, Spain, in mid-September. Named ‘Amal’ and ‘Zaytouna’ — meaning ‘Hope’ and ‘Olives’ in Arabic, respectively — the ships will be led by an all-female crew of 24, including Nobel Prize winner Mairead Maguire. According to Issam […]

07 Aug
9:22

Protecting Palestinian Children: PMRS Camp Held as Part of Summer Campaign (VIDEO)

The Palestine Medical Relief society has continued its campaign to protect Palestinian children through different activities, including a summer camp called “I Want to Feel Safe.” The camp, held in Hizma town north of Jerusalem, opens the horizon for hundreds of youngsters who suffer from apartheid policies, constant closures and military raids, to enjoy […]

06 Aug
2:11

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Several Palestinians, including a journalist, have been injured, Friday, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah. This week’s protest commemorates the eight anniversary of the death of Yousef Ahmad Ameera, 17, who was shot by the soldiers in […]

06 Aug
1:49

Norwegian, Japanese And Spanish Delegates Participate In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Video: Villagers of Bil’in, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, held the weekly nonviolent protest, on Friday, in participation with Israeli activists and delegates from Norway, Japan, and Spain, demanding ending the illegal Israeli occupation, and marched in solidarity with hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons. The nonviolent […]

06 Aug
1:06

Many Palestinians Injured In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly nonviolent protest, leading to clashes and many injuries. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded the town just as the residents started […]

04 Aug
1:00

Hunger Striker Bilal Kayed Refuses to See Doctors

[Palestinian detainee] Bilal Kayed has now been on [hunger strike] for 50 days. In mid-June, he was supposed to return to his home in the West Bank village of Asira al-Shamaliya after serving nearly 15 years in an Israeli prison. But, when Israeli authorities reneged and placed him under administrative detention […]

04 Aug
12:24

Palestinian Poet Dareen Tatour Is Home, But Still Not Free

via the Alternative Information Center (AIC), Beit Sahour. Palestinian poet and political prisoner Dareen Tatour finally returned to her hometown of Reineh, last week, after enduring various forms of Israeli detention for nearly nine months. Her family and supporters joyously greeted her with music, food and fireworks when she arrived […]

30 Jul
10:29

Solidarity Demonstration Held in Occupied Hebron

30th July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team A demonstration in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners, and against the cut of family visits by the International Committee of the Red Cross, was organised by the Hebron Defense Committee in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) on 28th July 2016. The sit-in […]

30 Jul
3:25

Several Palestinians, Journalists And Peace Activists Injured In Kufur Qaddoum

Several Palestinians, including journalists, and international activists, have been injured Friday after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded the village soon after the […]

30 Jul
2:49

Army Kidnaps A Teen, Peace Activist, In Bil’in Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped a Palestinian teen and an Israeli solidarity activist. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the soldiers kidnapped Hamza al-Khatib, 17, and Israeli peace […]

29 Jul
11:58

Young Man Suffers A Broken Arm; Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing one Palestinian to suffer a fracture in his arm, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

Caterpillar armored bulldozer demolishing home (file image from ICAHD)
27 Jul
9:47

Israeli troops demolish 12 homes near Jerusalem; attack locals trying to block the demolitions

On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers driving Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozers and other armored vehicles entered the town of Qalandia and began demolishing Palestinian homes. A group of townspeople quickly organized a blockade, surrounding the homes with their bodies, but they were violently assaulted by the Israeli soldiers. Local sources report that […]

26 Jul
10:38

Soldiers Attack Palestinian March, At Least 30 Injuries Reported

Dozens of Palestinian youth were injured Monday evening, in clashes with Israeli soldiers who tried to forestall a march in solidarity with hunger striker detainee Bilal Kayed, in Abu Dis town, to the east of Jerusalem. Palestinian Red Crescent reported 30 cases which occurred during the clashes; nine with rubber […]

23 Jul
10:06

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14– 20 July 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (14 – 20 July 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

22 Jul
10:59

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Dozens of soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, kidnapped four Palestinians, including a Journalist, and briefly detained a local photojournalist. The soldiers used excessive force against the protesters and kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as journalist Khaled Sabarna who […]

22 Jul
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district if Qalqilia, and assaulted the weekly protest, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many others to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The protest started from the center of Kufur Qaddoum, in participation with many Israeli […]

21 Jul
11:43

Scores Attend “Disturbing the Peace” Wall-Screening in Bethlehem

As part of Combatants for Peace 10 years anniversary and in cooperation with Cinema for Peace foundation Berlin, CFP organized on Thursday night at the town of Beit Jala near Bethlehem, a screening of Disturbing the Peace film by Steve Apkon and Andrew Young. The film was projected on the […]

19 Jul
8:35

56 Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Bilal Kayed

via the Alternative Information Center, Beit Sahour. Eleven Palestinian political prisoners affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) announced that they too will hunger strike for Bilal Kayed’s freedom. Now, a total of 56 Palestinian political prisoners are on open-ended hunger strikes in protest of Kayed’s […]

16 Jul
1:05

Palestinians, Israeli And International Activists, March In Bil’in

Approximately 20 international and Israeli peace activists and nearly 50 Palestinians held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village. near the central West Bank. Palestinian Legislator Jamil Majdalani of the Popular Struggle Front, and many members of the front, also participated in the […]

15 Jul
9:03

Freedom March: 700 Activists March Marking the 10th Anniversary of Combatants for Peace

At least 700 Palestinian and Israeli activists and other peace groups marched on Friday at the freedom march to mark the 10th anniversary of founding Combatants for Peace movement. Joining the protest today Alistair Little and Gerard Foster former combatants from both sides of the Irish conflict. The march started […]

14 Jul
8:46

Palestinian Peace Activist Refused Entry Permit For Her Own Movie Premiere

 ‘Combatants for Peace’ activist participating in new documentary film ‘Disturbing the Peace’ will not be able to participate in movie’s world premiere screening today at the Jerusalem Film Festival Combatants for Peace (CfP) activist, Shifa al-Qudsi, was refused entry into Israel today in order to attend the world premiere of […]

14 Jul
5:32

Villagers, Peace Activists, Prevent Israeli Bulldozers From Uprooting Lands Near Ramallah

Villagers of Deir Qiddees and Ni’lin, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, along with international solidarity activists, managed to stop Israeli bulldozers from uprooting Palestinian lands, despite Israeli military assaults and violations. The Palestinians and solidarity activists held protests, Wednesday, in front of the Israeli military bulldozers and […]

09 Jul
10:45

Palestinians, International Peace Activists, Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activist participated, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Members of the Italian Parliament and activists from The Netherlands visited the village and participated in […]

09 Jul
1:58

Army Injures A Solidarity Activist, Detains 2 Photojournalists And One Medic, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalandia, shot and injured an international solidarity activist, while many protesters suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. The soldiers also detained two photojournalists and a […]

07 Jul
10:37

Sufism in Gaza: Healing the Soul

Nabhan al-Babili assembles his followers every night in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza. The 62-year-old is the head of Gaza’s al-Rifaiya order of Sufi Islam, a position that was held by his father, Abdullah, and his grandfather, Abdulqader, before him. It is at such nightly gatherings, in a space […]

02 Jul
12:08

Weekly Nonviolent Protests Held In Ni’lin And Bil’in, Near Ramallah

Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests against the Annexation Wall, colonies, and ongoing Israeli violations. The protesters also commemorated the second anniversary of the death of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian child who was kidnapped by Israeli terrorists, before they tortured him, […]

01 Jul
10:07

Two Injured with Live Ammunition as Kafr Qadoum Celebrates Five Years of Demonstrations

via the International Solidarity Movement 1st July 2016 | IWPS | Kafr Qadoum, occupied Palestine The 1st July 2016, the last Friday in Ramadan, marked the fifth anniversary of Kafr Qadoum’s demonstrations. The Israeli military were present in the village and firing rubber-coated steel bullets prior to the start of […]

25 Jun
2:51

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. Morad Eshteiwy coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in the village, said the soldiers attacked the protesters, leading to clashes. He added that the army fired […]

25 Jun
2:20

Bil’in Residents, Israeli And International Peace Activists, Hold The Weekly Protest

On friday, many Palestinians from Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank district of Ramallah, held the weekly nonviolent protest, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists. Approximately thirty Palestinians, and ten Israeli and international activists marched from the center of the village, heading towards Palestinian orchards, while the soldiers […]

18 Jun
2:19

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bil’in

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists held, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in the village of Bil’in, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before the soldiers tried to stop them. Peace activist Ashraf Abu Rahma told the […]

18 Jun
1:59

Many Injured As Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired gas bombs at the protesters and homes, causing scores of residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. Media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum […]

11 Jun
2:08

Israeli Army Attacks Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked Friday the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, causing many injuries. Morad Qaddoum, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers attacked the protesters, and fired many gas bomb, rubber-coated steel bullets, and sprayed them […]

11 Jun
12:55

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Protest Against The Wall, Colonies

Several Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists participated, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village while chanting against the Israeli occupation, the ongoing illegal annexation […]

Protester interrupts Avital Liebovich (image by Max Blumenthal)
08 Jun
11:50

VIDEO: Protesters disrupt talk by former Israeli army spokesperson at ‘Newseum’ in Washington DC

Former Israeli military spokesperson Avital Liebovich has called Palestinian journalists ‘terrorists’ and has promoted the massive Israeli military invasions of Gaza in 2008-9 and 2012, in which hundreds of children were killed, as ‘justifiable self-defense’. She was the guest of honor at an event Monday at the ‘Newseum’, a museum […]

07 Jun
9:31

BDS Blacklisted by New York Governor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order, on Sunday, that will penalize people and businesses in support of the non-violent movement to boycott of Israel. In a speech to The Harvard Club, Cuomo said that New York would “lead by example.” “We are also a place of action,” he […]

06 Jun
9:13

VIDEO: Aqil Srour, In Memory of a Hero from Ni’lin

International Solidarity Movement, Al Khalil Team 7 years ago today, Aqil Srour was murdered by an Israeli sniper in the occupied West Bank village of Ni’lin, near Ramallah. He was shot straight in the heart when coming to the rescue of a 16-year old boy who was also shot with […]

Image from the Hebron Defense Committee from 6/5/2016 rally
06 Jun
1:51

Palestinians commemorate Naksa, Israeli military attacks rallies

Sunday June 5th marks the 49th anniversary of the day known to Palestinians as the ‘Naksa’, the day that the Israeli military occupied the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and Sinai peninsula. 49 years later, the military occupation continues. During the Naksa, around 300,000 Palestinians were forced from their […]

04 Jun
3:41

Two Siblings Injured In Kufur Qaddoum, Army Sprays Homes With Wastewater

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and assaulted the weekly protesters, wounding two siblings with live rounds. The army also sprayed many homes with wastewater mixed with chemicals. Morad Eshteiwy, media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the […]

04 Jun
2:39

Many Injured In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers used excessive force against the weekly nonviolent protest, causing dozens of injures, and leading to burning farmlands. The committee said that dozens of soldiers were deployed at the western […]

03 Jun
7:08

Bethlehem: Scores Join Freedom March ; Saying Enough 49 Years of Occupation

Friday June 3rd, 2016 – Bethlehem – As is the case every first Friday of every month, Combatants for Peace Movement, in collaboration with a number of Palestinian and Israeli NGOs, organized the monthly peaceful demonstration against the occupation and the violence it creates. MK members like president of the […]

27 May
4:48

For The First Time In 11 Years, Army Refrains From Using Weapons In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists held, on Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and for the first time in eleven years, Israeli soldiers refrained from using their weapons. As the case every week, the protest was organized by the Popular Committee against […]

27 May
4:20

Many Injured As Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers assaulted Friday, dozens of protesters holding the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, near Ramallah, wounding many persons, including a child and an elderly man. Medical sources said the soldiers surrounded the village, fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at the […]

24 May
2:22

Senior Nonviolent Activist, Abu Rahma, Released

The Ofer Israeli military ordered, on Monday at night, the release of internationally recognized human rights defender, and the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in village, Abdullah Abu Rahma, after he was held for eleven days. He was released on Monday at night, and […]

20 May
5:00

Dozens Injured In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall has reported that the Palestinians, Israeli and international […]

Kafr Qaddoum bulldozer
14 May
2:26

Video: Army Attacks Kafr Qaddoum Weekly Protest, Causing Many Injuries

Israeli soldiers attacked on Friday dozens of Palestinians and international peace activists during the weekly protest in Kafr Qaddoum town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and used jeep-mounted launchers to fired dozens of gas bombs, in addition to firing live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets and sponge-tipped […]

05/13 March in Bil'in
14 May
1:48

Israeli Army Kidnaps Two, Injures Dozens In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, kidnapped a senior nonviolent Palestinian activist and an Israeli activist, and injured dozens. This week’s protest marks the 68th anniversary of the Nakba, and […]

March near al-Boreij 5/13/16
13 May
11:40

Israeli Army Injures Three Palestinians During Protest in Central Gaza

Medical sources reported Friday that Israeli soldiers shot and injured three Palestinian with live fire, during a protest march east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

12 May
3:26

Mohammad Al-Khatib Nominated For “Front Line Defenders Award“

Mohammad Khatib, a senior human rights defender from the village of Bil’in, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, is one of six human rights defenders around the world, nominated for the Front Line Defender Award for 2016. The nominees are from Palestine, Azerbaijan, Burma/Myanmar, Colombia, Honduras and Tanzania. […]

07 May
12:48

Bethlehem: At Least 250 activist Join the Freedom March

As is the case every first Friday of every month, Combatants for Peace Movement, in collaboration with a number of Palestinian and Israeli NGOs, organized on Friday  in the monthly peaceful demonstration against the occupation and the violence it creates.  Protesters gathered at Batteer village roundabout adjacent to road 60 […]

Bilin_04_29_2016
30 Apr
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peaceful protesters, holding the weekly procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing […]

30 Apr
11:14

Three Palestinians Injured In Kafr Qaddoum, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kafr Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, wounding three, and causing dozens of suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Kafr Qaddoum […]

22 Apr
3:59

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village near Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The protest marks the seventh anniversary of Bassem Abu Rahma’s death, who was killed by the Israeli army in a nonviolent […]

19 Apr
11:21

Mass Rally Against Approval of New “Social Security” Law

Thousands of Palestinians, on Tuesday, demonstrated outside of a government building, in the occupied West Bank hub of Ramallah, against the Palestinian Authority’s approval of a new law many believe fails to provide adequate protection for workers. Social Security Act No. 6 was ratified by PA Cabinet members in February […]

19 Apr
1:50

Five Year Anniversary of the Death of Vittorio Arrigoni

18th April 2016, International Solidarity Movement Last Thursday, 14th April, marked four years since the disappearance of Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza, under the Israeli blockade. According to subsequent statements and investigations carried out by Hamas, ISM activist Vittorio’s body was discovered the following day, having been kidnapped and executed by […]

17 Apr
5:01

Excessive Use of Force and Collective Punishment at Demonstrations in Remembrance of Palestinian Political Prisoners

17th April, 2016, International Solidarity Movement On 15th April, weekly demonstrations against the Israeli occupation were held throughout the occupied West Bank commemorating ‘Prisoner’s Day’. Kafr Qaddum village has been separated from their main access road to the Palestinian city of Nablus for 13 years. They hold weekly demonstrations against the closure […]

15 Apr
2:06

Dozens Injured After Israeli Soldiers Attack Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, causing dozens of protesters to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. This week’s protest comes in commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the death […]

09 Apr
8:01

Two Injured, Four Kidnapped, Near Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that two Palestinians were shot and injured, and many others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers assaulted a nonviolent procession in Ezbet at-Tabib village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia. The sources added that the two Palestinians suffered […]

08 Apr
11:01

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village , near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest commemorates the 68th anniversary of Deir Yassin Mass acre. The Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, in […]

Izbit Tabib Protest April 2016
08 Apr
6:54

4 Wounded, 5 Kidnapped as Israeli Troops Attack a Joint Israeli-Palestinian Peaceful Protest

Israeli soldiers on Friday blocked  a joint Israeli-Palestinian peaceful demonstration against the seizing of private Palestinian lands. The demonstration, led by activists from the ‘Combatants for Peace’ movement, is part of the local residents’ struggle against the plan to build the Nabi-Elias bypass road for Israeli settlers on private Palestinian […]

06 Apr
11:12

Press Release: The 7th Annual Conference of “ Struggles for Freedom”

In the 7th Annual Conference of “ Struggles for Freedom”:A Comparative Approach Discusses Liberation Movements Resistance History Dimensions of the Palestinian, Indigenous and third world liberation struggles and resistance were marked in the 7th annual conference of “ Struggles for Freedom” organized by the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit […]

Yes Theatre
04 Apr
6:47

Yes Theatre: Resisting Occupation Through Theatre and Socially Engaged Art Practice

by: International Solidarity Movement The Yes Theatre, in Al-Khalil (Hebron), works with dedication, for a brighter future for the Palestinians in the occupied West Bank through a diverse set of cultural activities.

Tear gas in Nabi Saleh (image from Roya news agency)
02 Apr
12:55

Video: Palestinian Protesters Injured In Nabi Saleh, Israeli Colonizers & Soldiers Attack Reporter

April 2, 2016 12:55 AM admin News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers and fanatic colonizers, attacked Palestinian protesters, and journalists, during a peaceful protest in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Al-boreij protest (File - Maan Images)
02 Apr
12:20

Israeli Army Injures Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday, at least five Palestinians in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place after Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fire on Palestinians protesting against the ongoing Israeli escalation. Medical sources stated that one Palestinian was shot with […]

Kafr Qaddoum protest 4/1/16 (image from Kafr Qaddoum PRC)
01 Apr
8:29

Dozens Injured As Army Attacks Weekly Protest In Kafr Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kafr Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and assaulted dozens of Palestinians, holding the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kafr Qaddoum, said the protesters marched this week marking the fortieth […]

4/1/16 protest in Bil'in (image from Bilin-FFJ)
01 Apr
7:47

Dozens Injured In Bil’in As Israeli Troops Attack Weekly Nonviolent Protest

April 1, 2016 7:47 PM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action 0

The Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has reported that Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in the village, causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Land Day - Combatants for Peace
01 Apr
5:54

Combatants for Peace Organize Freedom March commemorating Land Day

Commemorating Land Day, Combatants for Peace Movement, in collaboration with a number of Palestinian and Israeli Peace NGOs, organized on Friday April 1 2016 the monthly peaceful demonstration against the occupation and the violence it creates.