Category Archives: The Wall

23 Sep
3:28

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets. The procession started directly after Friday noon prayers, when dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activist marched chanting […]

18 Sep
9:47

Banksy Art to be Sold at The Walled Off Hotel

New works by elusive street artist Banksy will be available for sale, at The Walled Off Hotel’s gift shop in the Palestinian territories, for first time in four years. The collection includes limited-edition crucifixes that have been shaped into giant grappling hooks, and painted key rings and ornaments fashioned after […]

15 Sep
4:03

Ni’lin Weekly Protest Marks Sabra and Shatila Massacre

Dozens of Palestinians, including Israeli and international peace activists, conducted the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking the 35th anniversary of Sabra and Shatila Massacre. The nonviolent protesters marched towards illegally confiscated Palestinians lands, which Israeli took over for the […]

06 Aug
7:00

Demolition Orders Strike al-Walaja as Separation Wall Stretches through Hebron

On Thursday August 3rd Israeli Authorities issued thirteen military demolition orders for Palestinian properties in the village of al-Walaja, in the western part of the Bethlehem district. The orders target nine houses and four residential buildings, all of which are located on the Ayen Al jewaiza site, which Israel illegally annexed […]

06 Aug
6:39

Donald Trump Inspires Graffiti on Bethlehem Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise for a wall along the Mexican border went viral last year, and, on Friday, the promise left its mark on Israel’s apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Drawings of Trump hugging an Israeli army watch-tower with hearts surrounding him and an image of Trump saying, “I’m going to […]

Map of South Hebron Hills showing path of Wall (image from UN)
03 Aug
12:41

Israeli construction of southern section of Annexation Wall completed

A 26-mile stretch of Wall, 20-feet high and made from cement, has been completed in the South Hebron Hills, in the southern part of the West Bank, according to Israeli sources. This section of Wall divides the southern part of the West Bank and cements the illegally established settlements put […]

01 Jul
2:02

Weekly Procession Against The Wall And Colonies Held In Ni’lin

On Friday, dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, following noon prayers, and headed towards […]

24 Jun
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and moderately injured a teenage boy with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The army also fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades, and invaded many homes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

24 Jun
3:10

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, who marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

17 Jun
9:41

Many Injured As Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, causing at least ten to suffer the severe effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

17 Jun
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin, Abduct One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted one Palestinian. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Wall and […]

03 Jun
1:31

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately ten Palestinians, accompanied by 15 solidarity activities from Norway, held Friday the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Nonviolent activist Ashraf Abu Rahma told the IMEMC that the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and marched from […]

02 Jun
11:28

Clashes Erupt After Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, leading to clashes. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of […]

15 May
8:12

Clashes in Jerusalem as Israeli Forces Serve Demolition Orders

Clashes erupted on Sunday, between Palestinians in the al-Matar neighborhood, to the north of occupied Jerusalem, and Israeli soldiers, after the latter stormed the area and handed out notices for the demolition of four buildings there, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reported witnesses as saying that Israeli forces stormed the neighbourhood and shut […]

Bil'in abduction (image by Mohammed Yassin)
13 May
7:35

Israeli Troops Abduct Organizers of Bil’in March in Solidarity With Hunger-Striking Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank, while calling for national unity, and chanting in support of the Palestinian detainees, ongoing with the hunger strike, which started on April 17th, 2017. Israeli soldiers abducted the […]

06 May
3:08

Army Injures Three Palestinians, Including One Journalist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and injured three Palestinians, including a teenager and a photojournalist, while many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers assaulted the […]

30 Apr
3:58

Apartheid Wall: Construction Resumed Northeast of Bethlehem

Israeli authorities, Saturday, resumed construction of the apartheid wall on land seized from Palestinians in the village of al-Walaja, northeast of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. ‏ Hasan Brijiyeh, from the wall and settlements committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli occupation authorities […]

21 Apr
5:28

Protesters In Bil’in Express Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and called for more solidarity with the detainees. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed […]

21 Apr
4:30

Eight Protesters, One Journalist, Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and mildly injured eight Palestinians, including a journalist and an Israeli peace activist. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, […]

15 Apr
12:20

Bil’in Protest Commemorates Bassem Abu Rahma

The Weekly protest in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah in the central West Bank, was held Friday, commemorating the eighth anniversary of the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, one of the senior figures of the popular resistance in the village, who was killed by Israeli soldiers during a nonviolent protest […]

14 Apr
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Wound And Abduct A Palestinian In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and wounded a young Palestinian man before abducting him. The soldiers invaded the village, and attacked the weekly procession by firing live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

14 Apr
7:06

Army Injures Three Palestinian Children In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and shot three children with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in […]

08 Apr
12:56

Bil’in Weekly Protest Marks Deir Yassin Massacre

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against Israel’s illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, and marking the 69th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre. The soldiers used a surveillance drone to film the protesters, […]

08 Apr
12:19

Army Injures Nine Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, wounding two Palestinians, and causing seven others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded […]

01 Apr
8:44

Bil’in marks 41st anniversary of Palestinian land Day

The villagers of Bil’in, in the central part of the West Bank, accompanied by international and Israeli activists, marched Friday from the center of the village to the site of the Annexation Wall, constructed illegally on village land. They carried Palestinian flags, chanted against the Israeli occupation and for Palestinian […]

31 Mar
5:29

Empire Files Rewind: How Palestine Became Colonized

First published on September 28, 2016. Previewing Abby Martin’s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestine’s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context to the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and […]

25 Mar
5:43

Bil’in Weekly Protest Denounces Death Of Teen Killed By Israeli Soldiers

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted Friday the weekly nonviolent procession in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and condemning the death of a Palestinian teen, who was killed by the Israeli army near […]

25 Mar
5:08

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing at least ten protesters to suffer the effects if teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the […]

18 Mar
4:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Israeli Activists, Cause Many Protesters To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired at the protesters, wounding two Israeli peace activists with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of […]

11 Mar
8:36

Army Injures A Child In Ni’lin, Causes Many To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, wounding one child and causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of the village, when the […]

18 Feb
6:24

Bil’in Marks Twelve Years Of Ongoing Struggle Against the Israeli Annexation Wall, Colonies

Scores of Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking twelve years of ongoing nonviolent struggle, steadfastness and determination. Photojournalist Haithem Khatib, from Bil’in, said a young man suffered a fracture in his leg, after the soldiers […]

18 Feb
5:20

Many Injured After Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Ni’lin

Palestinian medics sources have reported, Friday, that many protesters, including three Israeli activists, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The procession started on Friday afternoon, after the nonviolent protesters gathered […]

10 Feb
5:05

Two Palestinians Injured In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest, held by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, leading to clashes that resulted in wounding two Palestinians, including a child. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, […]

03 Feb
4:40

Dozens Injured After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Many Palestinian and international activists suffered, Friday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies […]

03 Feb
4:14

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said this week’s protest comes in solidarity with […]

03 Feb
3:51

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Amira, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

01 Feb
6:51

Israel Approves 3000 Colonialist Units, After One Illegal Outpost Was Scheduled For Removal

Following the Israeli decision to remove the “Amona” illegal colonialist outpost, in the occupied West Bank, the government of Benjamin Netanyahu decided to build more than 3000 units for Jewish settlers, on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands. The decision was officially announced by the office of Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, […]

31 Jan
9:18

Israeli Forces Raid Aida Camp, Attack Residents (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers, Monday evening, stormed Aida refugee camp, in northern Bethlehem, and assaulted residents, with clashes erupting with local youth. Eyewitnesses told PNN that the soldiers detained some of the youth and prevented cars from entering the camp, while attacking residents with rubber-coated metal bullets and teargas. Aida refugee camp has […]

27 Jan
8:52

Weekly Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately fifteen Palestinians, accompanied by five Israelis and five international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters matched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and escalating violations […]

26 Jan
12:30

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes Of Two Nonviolent Figures In Bil’in, Confiscate A Computer

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before the soldiers broke into the homes of two main figures of the nonviolent movement against the Annexation Wall and colonies, searched the properties and confiscated a computer. Approximately […]

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

14 Jan
6:01

Two Injured, Many Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israelis and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, before Israeli soldiers assaulted them. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers intercepted the nonviolent protesters, and claimed that the […]

30 Dec
6:06

Ashrawi: Greek Orthodox Patriarch Well Informed on Israeli Religious Violations

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, expressed concerns regarding the statement of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, who recently praised Israel for being a “democracy” that “respects freedom of worship.” In an official statement, Ashrawi said that “Theophilos III is very well informed of […]

17 Dec
4:57

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, near Ramallah in central West bank, causing several injuries. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters as they reached a construction site of the illegal Israeli […]

17 Dec
3:41

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Activists In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of local, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and detained an international peace activist. The protest was held by approximately 20 international activists, 20 […]

13 Dec
6:54

(Video Series) The General’s Son: From Privileged Zionist to Activist for Palestinian Rights – RAI

On Reality Asserts Itself, Miko Peled tells Paul Jay of Baltimore’s Real News Network that his father, a famous Israeli General, was ostracized for saying it was necessary to negotiate with the PLO and respect Palestinian self-determination; but, he never gave up his belief that the expulsion of 1948 and […]

11 Dec
3:19

East Jerusalem: Israeli Strategy Explored in New Video

A new video released by the Negotiations Affairs Department, titled “East Jerusalem: Israel’s Colonial Project Unraveled,” declares that Israel’s policy in the city, since the 1967 occupation, is three fold: creating a Jewish majority, reducing Palestinian presence and isolating East Jerusalem and dividing it from its West Bank parts. According to WAFA, […]

03 Dec
5:08

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 the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest also marked the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People.   Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists marched from the center […]

Cremisan monastery (image from http://friendsofbethlehem.org)
01 Dec
10:28

Chilean Court Charges Israeli Officials with War Crimes

December 1, 2016 10:28 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

A lawsuit filed in a federal court in Chile this week charges three Israeli High Court Justices with war crimes for their decision last year to split an ancient monastery in the Bethlehem District from its community by running the Annexation Wall through it. The lawsuit was filed on behalf […]

26 Nov
2:57

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Protest

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the nonviolent protestors marched while carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting for national unity, the […]

20 Nov
8:05

Lebanon Begins Construction of Wall around its Largest Palestinian Refugee Camp

Lebanese authorities have installed the first blocks of a wall which will isolate the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, called Ein Al-Hilweh. The camp, which is located southeast of Sidon city and sits on one square kilometer, is overcrowded with 80,000 refugees, according to the PNN. The wall  is scheduled to […]

18 Nov
7:51

Palestinians, Israeli And International Activists Hold The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protest was held by approximately twenty Palestinians, ten Israelis and five international peace activists, who marched from […]

16 Nov
7:03

Israeli Security Company’s Stock Soars after Trump Election

Magal Security Systems built the walls around Gaza and the West Bank. Now, its sights are set on the U.S.-Mexico border.  ~ Alternative Information Center (AIC) Bloomberg reports that, since Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. president, shares in Magal Security Systems Ltd., which trades under the name Yehud […]

10 Nov
7:11

VIDEO: Quizzed About Israel’s Crimes, US Tries to Change Subject

by Michael F. Brown John Kirby, US State Department spokesperson and self-described “lover of history,” knows “the media pivot.” He can ably transition from uncomfortable political terrain – Israeli wrongdoing – to the preferred territory of criticizing Palestinians living under military occupation. Last week provided Kirby just such an opportunity. […]

05 Nov
12:12

(Video) Army Injures Three, Kidnaps One, And Sprays Waste-Water Inside Homes In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, assaulted Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest, wounding three Palestinians, and kidnapped one who was visiting relatives. The army also deliberately sprayed homes with waste-water mixed with chemicals. Morad Eshteiwy, the […]

22 Oct
4:55

Weekly Protest Held In Kufur Qaddoum

Dozens of Palestinians, and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent pretest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and the continued closure of the town’s main road, in addition to the escalating Israeli violations. The protesters […]

22 Oct
3:55

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

On Friday, several extremist Israeli colonists, taking position on a small hill behind the Annexation Wall, attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from […]

13 Oct
3:59

The West Bank Olive Harvest, In Light of Settler Attacks

(Photo: The harvest season represents a symbol to strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian farmers, and a refuge for impoverished families.) The olive harvest, in the occupied West Bank, is considered to be as a Palestinian wedding which comes in October of every year; yet, it remains unsafe from the […]

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
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 […]

17 Sep
2:34

Hundreds March In Kufur Qaddoum’s Weekly Protest

Hundreds of Palestinians marched, Friday, in the weekly protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, also demanding Israel to reopen the town’s main road that was closed more than 13 years ago. Morad Eshteiwy, the media […]

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, […]

19 Aug
12:08

Islamic Christian Committee: Israel Planning Jerusalem Entrance Project to Obliterate Muslim Christian Spirit

The Islamic Christian Committee to Defend Jerusalem and Holy Sites warned, on Thursday, against an Israeli project called the “New Face of Modern Jerusalem,” which targets the main western entrance of the city. The committee said, in a press release, that the plan aims to give Jerusalem a Jewish character, obliterate […]

14 Aug
11:42

Salfit Farmers Unable To Harvest Their Lands Isolated Behind The Wall

Dozens of farmers from the central West Bank district of Salfit have complained about being prevented from entering their lands, isolated behind the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, in Salfit. The farmers, from Salfit city, Masha, Marda, Eskaka and many communities in the district, said the Israeli army is denying them […]

12 Aug
4:13

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, as the Israeli, international and Palestinian activists marched this week in solidarity with hunger-striking detainee Bilal Kayed. The protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian flags, posters of […]

04 Aug
10:01

Israeli Authorities to Build Wall around Gaza

Israel plans to build a massive concrete wall along its border with the blockaded Gaza Strip, and with the stated aim of destroying cross-border tunnels dug by Gaza-based resistance groups, Israeli press reported Wednesday. According to daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the Israeli Defense Ministry recently accepted bids from 20 Israeli construction […]

14 Jul
10:04

Israel’s Ideological Barrier

In 2002, the Israeli government decided to construct “a barrier” separating the West Bank and Israel with the declared purpose of improving the security of Israel by preventing Palestinians from entering Israel without first being cleared at a checkpoint. [1]Today, the Annexation and Segregation Wall consists partly of concrete slabs […]

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 […]

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 […]

19 Jun
9:19

$18m Approved for Settlement Construction

The Israeli government voted, in its session today, to provide extensive funding for projects which aim to expand illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. According to Israeli TV, NIS 70-74 (approximately $18 million USD) will be allocated to enhance settlement security, under the pretext of “confronting Palestinian attacks,”  according […]

13 Jun
6:47

Army Flares Set Fire to Dozens of Olive Trees

Agricultural lands located behind the apartheid wall in Qalqilia, were set on fire late Sunday night due to the firing of flares by Israeli forces, according to WAFA security sources. Dozens of olive trees were reportedly engulfed in flames after Israeli forces fired light flares over agricultural lands in Qaliqilia. […]

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 […]

20 May
2:29

Video: Israeli Soldiers Invade Bil’in, Storm Home Of Elderly Couple

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Bil’in, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and stormed the home of an elderly couple, before summoning one of them for interrogation. Cameraman Haitham Khatib, who filmed the invasion, said on his Facebook page that the elderly couple are […]

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 […]

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
10:03

Human Rights Activists Call on IRS to Investigate Jewish National Fund Charitable Status

On Tuesday, Tax Day, activists delivered a petition with more than 5,000 signatures to IRS offices across the United States demanding the tax-exempt status of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) be revoked due to its role in displacing Palestinians and supporting illegal Israeli settlements. The petition was delivered to offices […]

15 Apr
3:24

Cremisan: EU Raises Joint Concern over Israel’s Renewed Construction of Apartheid Wall

The EU mission in the occupied West Bank, on Friday, said they were “deeply concerned” at Israel’s renewed construction of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem’s Cremisan Valley. The mission said that once finished, the wall will severely restrict access by nearly 60 Palestinian families to their agricultural land, likely devastating their […]

09 Apr
7:12

France Calls for Construction Halt on Cremisan Apartheid Wall

The French Foreign Ministry has called on Israel to halt renewed construction of the Israeli separation wall in the southern occupied West Bank’s Cremisan Valley, according to a statement published Friday. “France is concerned by the Israeli authorities’ resumption of construction of the separation wall in the historical Cremisan Valley, […]

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 […]

05 Feb
3:00

Archaeological Excavation Conducted in Cremisan Valley

February 5, 2016 3:00 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

In May of 2015, Israel commenced with the construction of the apartheid wall in the northern Bethlehem area; namely the area around the Cremisan Valley in Beit-Jala, without taking into consideration the valley’s potential of outstanding universal value. The site is an integral part of the serial nomination ‘Palestine, Land […]

23 Aug
3:17

Christian Priests, Palestinians, Hold Prayers On Bulldozed Lands

August 23, 2015 3:17 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Dozens of Palestinians, headed by several Christians priests, conducted prayers on Palestinian lands that have been destroyed and uprooted by Israeli soldiers, in Beit Jala city, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.Head of the Beit Jala City Council Nicola Khamis said the priests, the locals and various international human […]

20 Aug
9:35

Palestinian Christians Clash with Police over Apartheid Wall

August 20, 2015 9:35 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Palestinian Christians clashed with Israeli border police near Bethlehem, Wednesday, after dozens of demonstrators, including priests, gathered to protest renewed work on Israel’s controversial apartheid wall in the Christian majority town of Beit Jala.An AFP journalist said the protesters, who were joined by a few foreign activists, gathered in Beit […]

17 Aug
9:37

Cremisan Valley: New Section of Apartheid Wall Underway

August 17, 2015 9:37 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday morning, have invaded Beit Jala town, northwest of Bethlehem, using bulldozers, to proceed with building a new section of the apartheid wall.The razing is taking place in Bir ‘Ona archaeological site, and the wall will split the Cremisan Monastery valley in half. According to the […]

13 Jul
10:15

Christian Affairs Committee Denounces Resumption Of Wall Construction In Cremisan Monastery

July 13, 2015 10:15 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

The Presidential Committee for Christian Affairs, in Palestine, issued a statement condemning the Israeli High Court decision granting a green light for starting the construction of the Annexation wall in the Cremisan monastery valley, in Beit Jala, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.The Committee stated that the Israeli decision […]

17 May
11:41

Farmers Denied Access to Land in Qalqilia

May 17, 2015 11:41 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli authorities are to close a gate, in northern Qalqilia, used by Palestinian farmers to access their land beyond the apartheid wall for three days, starting Sunday morning, according to locals.’We have been informed by the joint municipal council of four villages, Kafr Jammal, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Abbush and Kafr […]

02 Apr
9:56

Cremisan Monastery wins appeal in Israeli High Court: Route of Israeli Wall must be changed

April 2, 2015 9:56 PM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

A Bethlehem-area monastery that was slated to be split in half by the Israeli Annexation Wall has won its appeal in the Israeli High Court, after a nine year struggle that involved multiple court cases and non-violent direct action to save the monastery.The ruling follows a long saga involving monks, […]

16 Feb
6:25

UK Labour Party Candidate Beaten and Arrested by Israeli Soldiers at Protest in Palestine

February 16, 2015 6:25 AM Alexandra Halaby News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

Human rights activist and English political candidate, Mick Bowman, alleges he was beaten and arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Palestine on Friday.A human rights activist from Tyneside, in North East England, claims he was beaten and abused after being arrested while taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Palestine […]

15 Feb
8:18

Advocates of Palestine Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Twitter #HappyPalestineDay Campaign

February 15, 2015 8:18 AM Alexandra Halaby Human interest, Palestine, The Wall 0

This Valentine’s Day many Palestine advocates on social media chose to celebrate “Happy Palestine Day” in place of the traditional Valentine’s Day.This February 14, many Palestine advocates and good people around the world chose to celebrate “Happy Palestine Day” in place of the traditional Valentine’s Day. It’s not because people […]

05 Jan
5:50

Israeli High Court orders re-routing of Annexation Wall in Battir village

January 5, 2015 5:50 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Palestinian villagers from Battir, in the southern part of the West Bank, declared a victory on Sunday in their struggle to save their village from annexation by Israeli forces for the construction of the Wall through the town.Battir has been the site of non-violent protests and resistance to the Israeli […]

01 Dec
5:24

Army Confiscates Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Ramallah

December 1, 2014 5:24 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

The Israeli army issued an order illegally confiscating dozens of Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands, belonging to residents of Rantis village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.Head of the Rantis Village Council Moayyad Wahdan stated that the army handed a military order illegally confiscating 48 Dunams of […]

08 Nov
2:55

Palestinian Activists Breach Section Of Annexation Wall Near Jerusalem

November 8, 2014 2:55 PM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

A number of Palestinian activists managed to breach a small section of the Israeli Annexation Wall, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem.The activists said they demolished this section of the Wall to send a message that Jerusalem is an occupied Arab, Palestinian city, and to send a message to Israel that […]

26 Dec
9:39

Farmland Destroyed Near Qalqilya

December 26, 2013 9:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

[Thursday December 26, 2013] The Israeli army has destroyed dozens of dunams of agricultural land, south of the West Bank town of Qalqilya, according to witnesses. Witnesses say that the Israeli army brought heavy machinery to uproot almond, citrus and olives trees in the area, and to level land in […]

23 Oct
5:34

Palestinians Breach Section Of Annexation Wall In East Jerusalem

October 23, 2013 5:34 AM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, The Wall 0

Tuesday Evening October 22, 2013] A number of Palestinian youths managed to dig a hole in a section of the Israeli Annexation Wall, isolating the Al-Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem.Media sources in Al-Ezariyya have reported that the Palestinians managed to breach four meters of the illegal Wall, and […]

30 Jul
1:09

Israeli forces raid Cremisan Monastery in Bethlehem

July 30, 2013 1:09 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Witnesses reported that Israeli forces raided the Cremisan Monastery in Bethlehem late on Sunday [July 28]. The witnesses told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that Israeli soldiers broke into the monastery, held the people who were inside, and inspected their personal documents. The raid was condemned as a […]

14 Jun
12:50

Israel claims Uncovering Two Tunnels In West Bank

June 14, 2013 12:50 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli army sources reported Thursday [June 14 2013] that the army located two tunnels under a section of the Annexation Wall, close to the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.Israeli daily, Maariv, reported that the Palestinians usually enter Israeli through week spots, such as cutting an opening in the barbed […]

28 Apr
1:15

Israeli Committee Rejects Appeals Against Path of Wall in Beit Jala

April 28, 2013 1:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

WAFA – The Israeli Special Appeals Committee for land seizure under emergency law rejected last week two appeals against the route of the Annexation Wall Israel is building in the Cremisan Valley in the Bethlehem area town of Beit Jala, a press release Friday by the Society of St. Yves […]

28 Apr
1:15

Israeli Committee Rejects Appeals Against Path of Wall in Beit Jala

April 28, 2013 1:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

WAFA – The Israeli Special Appeals Committee for land seizure under emergency law rejected last week after seven years of proceedings two appeals against the route of the Annexation Wall Israel is building in the Cremisan Valley in the Bethlehem area town of Beit Jala, a press release Friday by […]

19 Apr
1:21

Activists remove section of Israeli Wall in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

April 19, 2013 1:21 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

This Palestinian Prisoners Day, April 17th 2013, Palestinian and international activists cut down a fenced section of the Israeli apartheid wall in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli occupation jails. A section of around ten metres was torn down near Ofer prison, where Palestinian prisoners can be tried in […]