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18 Mar

16th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s Murder – An Interview With Her Parents

Sixteen years ago, Israel’s army murdered solidarity activist Rachel Corrie as she defended a Palestinian home from demolition; TRNN replays its 2015 interview with her parents, with host Paul Jay. Video & Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. I’m Paul […]

17 Mar

16 Years After Rachel Corrie Was Killed In Gaza, Little Has Changed

by Sinem Cengiz  “No amount of reading, attendance at conferences, documentary viewing and word-of-mouth could have prepared me for the reality of the situation here,” wrote Rachel Corrie. “You just can’t imagine it unless you see it.” These words, describing the suffering of Palestinians she had witnessed, were in the […]

17 Mar

Remembering Rachel Corrie

03/16/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Today marks the sixteenth anniversary since the passing of ISM activist Rachel Corrie. She was 23 at the time of her passing. Rachel was tragically crushed to death under the front blade of an Israeli military Caterpillar bulldozer near Rafah, in the southern […]

17 Mar

Fifteen Years Since Her Death, Rachel Corrie Is Not Forgotten

by Mumin Ghurab Friday, 15 years ago, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer that was preparing to demolish a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. Corrie has since become an icon of global solidarity with the people of Palestine. Born on April 10, 1979 […]

16 Mar

A Tribute: “I am here because I care.” – Rachel Corrie

 Rachel Corrie served with ISM — International Solidarity Movement — in Gaza, in 2003, where she was crushed by an Israeli military bulldozer while protecting the home of a Palestinian doctor. She was 23 years old. Today is the 15th anniversary of her death.   Interview with Rachel in Gaza: […]

Bil'in protest remembering Rachel Corrie (image by Mohammed Yassin)
18 Mar

Palestinian Protesters in Bil’in Commemorate 14th Anniversary of Death of Rachel Corrie

In their weekly non-violent demonstration against the Israeli Apartheid Wall constructed on their land, the villagers of Bil’in, in the central West Bank, held posters showing a picture of U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie, killed by Israeli forces in Gaza 14 years ago. The villagers gathered, along with international and […]

17 Mar

Honoring Rachel Corrie

03/16/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Today, March 16th, 2017, marks 14 years since the day that Rachel Corrie had her life taken. And though her life ended early, her courageous heart and defiant spirit will be carried onward, and continue to inspire many activists now and into […]

17 Mar

March 16th: Anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie

March 16th, 2016 marks 13 years since a young American peace activist stood in front of an Israeli armored bulldozer to try to protect a Palestinian home from demolition, and was crushed to death by the driver of the bulldozer.After Rachel Corrie was killed, her parents, Cindy and Craig Corrie, […]

17 Mar

March 16th: Thirteenth anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie

March 17, 2016 2:27 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

March 16th, 2016 marks 13 years since a young American peace activist stood in front of an Israeli armored bulldozer to try to protect a Palestinian home from demolition, and was crushed to death by the driver of the bulldozer.After Rachel Corrie was killed, her parents, Cindy and Craig Corrie, […]

11 Apr

Rachel Corrie Production Returns to NY Theater

A play about American activist Rachel Corrie is winning quiet acceptance in New York, where uproar postponed its debut a decade ago.According to eyewitness accounts, the 23-year-old was killed by a military bulldozer in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on March 16, 2003, following which an Israeli court in […]

18 Mar

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Attack Peaceful Gathering in Commemoration of Rachel Corrie

Young Palestinians in Qaryout, near Nablus, today, were planting olive saplings to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the murder of activist Rachel Corrie. They then sat down for a peaceful picnic. Watch what happens next…Those present were planting trees, cooking food and singing before the soldiers rushed in with their […]

17 Mar

Parents of Rachel Corrie release statement on 12th anniversary of her death

Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of the late U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed at age 23 by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza, released a statement Monday to mark 12 years since Rachel’s death on March 16th, 2003.The statement reads as follows: Today, the twelfth anniversary of […]

16 Mar

Remembering Rachel Corrie Twelve Years On

On March 16, 2003, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli demolition man while protecting a doctor’s family home in Rafah.Twelve years ago today, friend to ‪Palestine‬, Rachel Corrie, was killed by an Israeli bulldozer supplied by Caterpillar Inc., an American corporation which designs, manufactures, and […]

18 Feb

Israel: Dangerous Ruling in Rachel Corrie Case

(Jerusalem, February 17, 2015) – The Israeli Supreme Court ruling in a suit seeking damages over Rachel Corrie’s death sends a dangerous message to Israeli armed forces that they can escape accountability for wrongful actions, Human Rights Watch said today. Israel’s Supreme Court on February 12, 2015, exempted the Israeli […]

22 May

Israeli Court Hears Rachel Corrie Appeal

The Israeli Supreme Court heard the appeal, Wednesday, by the parents of US activist Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer in 2003. An Israeli court in 2012 cleared the army of any responsibility for Corrie’s death, rejecting a civil suit filed by the family, […]

15 May

Parents of Rachel Corrie Seek Justice in Jerusalem

Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of American human rights activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed in Gaza in 2003 as she attempted to defend a Palestinian family’s home from demolition by the Israeli army, talk to us on their way to Jerusalem as the Israeli high court plans to […]

14 May

Israeli Supreme Court to Hear Rachel Corrie Appeal

May 14, 2014 5:27 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Rafah 0

13th May 2014 | Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice | Occupied PalestineNine years after filing a civil suit against the State of Israel for the wrongful death of American peace activist Rachel Corrie, her family will have their appeal heard before the Israeli Supreme Court on May 21 […]

16 Mar

From the Diary of Rachel Corrie

On March 16th, an Israeli soldier driving a bulldozer two-stories high crushed to death 23-year-old Rachel Corrie, an American nonviolent human rights protestor. According to numerous witnesses and photographic documentation, she was killed intentionally. ~Alison Weir Counterpunch, April 13, 2003 February 27, 2003: ‘I have bad nightmares about tanks and […]

19 Mar

Ten years on I want answers for my daughter Rachel Corrie

On March 16, 2003, my daughter Rachel Corrie was crushed to death under a bulldozer driven by an Israel Defense Forces soldier. The bulldozer was manufactured in the United States by Caterpillar, Inc. and paid for by U.S. foreign military financing aid. My tax dollars paid for the machine used […]

11 Sep

Life and Death – The Tank Man and Rachel Corrie

September 11, 2012 4:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, Opinion/Analysis 0

The court decision in Israel, which exonerated the driver of a huge bulldozer in the death of activist Rachel Corrie, recalls a previous confrontation between man and machine – the 1989 stance of a Chinese citizen before a tank squadron moving toward Tiananmen Square. Chronologically and physically displaced, these two […]

31 Aug

AMNESTY Denounces Verdict In Rachel Corrie’s Case

AMNESTY International issued a statement, on Wednesday, denouncing the Israeli court ruling in the case of the murder of American Peace Activists, Rachel Corrie, in Rafah in 2003. The court ruled that the soldier, who crushed her to death with his bulldozer, was not at fault.“The verdict continues the pattern […]

29 Aug

Continuing Impunity for the Death of Rachel Corrie

August 29, 2012 5:16 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

PCHR strongly condemns the decision of the Israeli court this morning, Tuesday, 28 August 2012, that Israel’s forces are not responsible for the death of US peace activist Rachel Corrie.On 16 March 2003, Rachel Corrie, along with several other foreign activists from the International Solidarity Movement, was trying to prevent […]

28 Aug

Court Rules Army “Not AT Fault” In Death Of Rachel Corrie

August 28, 2012 2:55 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

An Israeli court ruled, Tuesday, that the army “was not at fault” in the murder of American peace activist, Rachel Corrie, who in 2003 was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer while peacefully trying to stop the army from demolishing a Palestinian home, in Rafah, in the southern […]

25 Aug

US State Department: Israel’s investigation of Rachel Corrie’s death not credible

The US State Department has told the family of the late Rachel Corrie that the Israeli government has not been thorough or credible in their investigation of her death.Corrie was killed by a US-made Israeli armored bulldozer in 2003 while trying to protect a Palestinian family’s home. Her family is […]

22 Aug

Verdict In Rachel Corrie Case To Be Announced August 28

August 22, 2012 12:56 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Rachel Corrie Foundation issued a release stating that the verdict in the civil lawsuit filed by the family of American peace activist, Rachel Corrie, killed by Israel in 2003, will be announced on August 28, 2012.The court session will be held at District Court in Haifa, at 9:00 a.m. […]

12 Jul

Last witness testifies in Rachel Corrie case; family says Israel suppressed evidence

July 12, 2011 5:37 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

The last witness testified Sunday in an Israeli court case seeking justice for slain peace activist Rachel Corrie. Col. Pinhas (Pinky) Zuaretz claimed that Rachel’s death was her own fault for ‘running towards the fire’.The 23-year old Evergreen State College student was killed in 2003 when she was run over […]

07 Jul

Final Witness To Testify In Rachel Corrie Case Sunday

Colonel Pinhas Zuaretz is scheduled to testify on Sunday July 10, 2011 as the final witness for the case involving the killing of Rachel Corrie. Rachel Corrie was an American activist for the ISM who was killed by a bulldozer when acting as a human shield to prevent the demolition […]

07 Oct

Re-trial Begins In The Case of Rachel Corrie, Killed By Israeli Forces In ’03

On Thursday morning, the District Court of Haifa began the re-trial of a case they had concluded in March: an Israeli judge ruled that the Court should hear further evidence about Rachel Corrie who was killed by an Israeli armored bulldozer in 2003.The case is a civil suit brought by […]

06 Jun

Israeli Forces Commandeer MV Rachel Corrie; Seize Humanitarian Aid and Arrest 11 Aid Workers

The last ship in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the MV Rachel Corrie, was captured by the Israeli navy early Saturday morning in international waters about 35 miles off the coast of Gaza. The ship was in sight of the crowd of desperate Gazans who had gathered on the port to […]

05 Jun

Communication Cut With MV Rachel Corrie Ship; Hundreds Rally Outside Israeli Consulate In Dublin

As the Irish-Malaysian aid ship MV Rachel Corrie approaches within 25 miles of Gaza, communication with the passengers and crew has been cut. This development occurred just after 6:30 am Saturday morning, after passengers on board the ship notified their support team in Cyprus that they were being followed by […]

05 Jun

The ‘Rachel Corrie’ is on Her Way

[Cyprus, June 4, 2010] The Rachel Corrie is 150 miles away from Gaza in international waters and on her way. They will arrive on Saturday morning. The 1200 ton cargo ship is the last ship from the Freedom Flotilla and is loaded with construction materials, 20 tons of paper and […]

15 May

Rachel Corrie Ship Sails After 48-Hour Delay

The Rachel Corrie solidarity ship sailed from Ireland heading towards the Gaza Strip after 48-hour delay due to logistic issues. Palestinian Legislator, Jamal El-Khodary, head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege, stated that the ship is part of the international solidarity against the illegal Israeli siege imposed on the […]

18 Mar

Israeli Military Investigator Admits Failures in Military Investigation of Rachel Corrie’s Killing

March 18, 2010 7:44 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

Today March 17, 2010 the Haifa District Court saw a fourth day of testimony in the civil lawsuit filed by Rachel Corrie’s family against the State of Israel for her unlawful killing in Rafah, Gaza. Rachel Corrie, an American human rights defender from Olympia, Washington, was crushed to death on […]

17 Mar

On 7th anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s murder, Palestinian street named in her honor

Commemorations were held in several places in the Palestinian Territories Tuesday, including a ceremony in Ramallah with Corrie’s parents to name a street in the slain activist’s honor, marking the seventh anniversary of her death at the hands of an Israeli soldier.The street-naming ceremony took place while Corrie’s parents were […]

11 Mar

Israeli military on trial in Rachel Corrie case

A civil suit filed by the parents of slain activist Rachel Corrie against the state of Israel began today in the northern Israeli city of Haifa.Rachel Corrie was run over and killed by an Israeli bulldozer in 2005 while trying to protect a Palestinian doctor’s home from demolition. She was […]

19 Mar

Rachel Corrie’s Voice

Rachel Corrie was a 23-year-old peace activist killed by a bulldozer driven by an Israeli army soldier. The time, day and place of her death are known, but, the question of whether she was murdered or whether her death was an accident continues to be as controversial today as it […]

24 Jun

Rachel Corrie: What’s in a Name?

My Name is Rachel Corrie was first staged in London at the Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs on 7 April 2005, then on 11 October 2005 at the Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. It transferred to London’s Playhouse Theatre on 28 March 2006, and has since been performed at many […]

16 Jun

Parents of Rachel Corrie participate in a protest against exporting bulldozers to Israel

Dozens of American citizens, members of a Peaceful Jewish organizations, protested on Thursday evening in front of Caterpillar headquarters in Chicago, in the United States, and demanded the company to stop the transfer of its bulldozers to Israel. The parents of Rachel Corrie, an American peace activist killed by an […]

18 Mar

Vigils around the world commemorate third anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s murder

American citizen and peace activist Rachel Corrie was run down by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to protect the home of a Palestinian doctor on March 16, 2003.  On the third anniversary of her death, Palestinians, supporters, and peace lovers throughout the world held vigils and events to commemorate Rachel’s […]

17 Mar

On third anniversary of the Israeli murder of Rachel Corrie, NY City Theater defends cancelling play

"My Name is Rachel Corrie", a one-woman show based on the diaries and emails written by Rachel Corrie, the 23-year old American activist killed by an Israeli military bulldozer on March 16, 2003, while trying to prevent the soldiers from leveling a Palestinian home in Rafah, in the southern part […]

14 Mar

Letter to the Editor: On My Name is Rachel Corrie

The following is the letter I wrote to the artistic director of the New York Theatre Workshop, Mr. James Nicola, regarding the cancellation of the play "My Name is Rachel Corrie." Beth Kennedy Maryland, USA James Nicola, Artistic Director New York Theatre Workshop 79 East Fourth Street New York, NY […]

09 Mar

Who is Afraid of Rachel Corrie?

An Open Letter to Jim Nicola, Artistic Director, New York Theater Workshop I write an open letter to encourage you to set a firm date for the opening of "My Name is Rachel Corrie" and to ask you to help me understand what is going on at the workshop that […]

21 Apr

New play fetes U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie

‘My name is Rachel Corrie’ is the title of the play running in London’s theaters tracing the journey of Rachel Corrie from comfortable American home to death in a Gaza refugee camp paints the young peace activist. The 23-year-old, member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) was killed on March […]

17 Mar

Palestinian Children Commemorate the Death of `“Rachel Corrie`

the memory of Rachel Corrie, the American peace activist killedIMEMC Staff, March 17, 2004 11:44 Tens of Palestinain children held a ceremony today in tribute for the memory of Rachel Corrie, the American peace activist killed March 16, 2003, in Rafah when she was hit by an Israeli Military Bulldozer. […]

17 Mar

A Message from Cindy & Craig Corrie

Painting by Malak Mattar; read more about her painting at We Are Not Numbers.    March 16th, marks the 14th anniversary of the day our daughter Rachel stood in Gaza with other international activists and challenged the Israeli military’s illegal confiscation of Palestinian land and the demolition of Palestinian homes. […]

20 Mar

Arab League Renews Call For Prosecuting Israel For Corrie’s Murder

March 20, 2015 10:09 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Human rights, News Report 0

In its Thursday session, the Arab League issued a statement demanding prosecuting Israel, and punishing those responsible, for the murder of American peace activist, Rachel Corrie, who was killed by the Israeli army in Rafah, on March 16, 2003.In its statement, the Arab League expressed its admiration and gratitude to […]

13 Feb

Corrie Family Statement Regarding Israel’s Supreme Court Decision

February 13, 2015 8:16 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Statement from Corrie family in response to the Israeli Supreme Court’s Dismissal of Appeal in Wrongful Death of Rachel Corrie.Today we received word from our attorneys that the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed our appeal in the wrongful death case of our daughter and sister Rachel Corrie. Our family is […]

04 Jun

The Corrie’s Speak about Their Appeal to the Israeli Supreme Court

Stanley Heller w/ ‘The Struggle’ interviews parents of Rachel Corrie the day after their appeal hearing at the Israeli Supreme Court. Interview with Craig and Cindy Corrie the day after their wrongful death suit was heard by the Israeli Supreme Court. Their daughter Rachel was run over by an Israeli […]

17 May

Verdict in Corrie Lawsuit to be Announced August 28, 2012

(Olympia, WA USA – May 16, 2012) – The verdict in the civil lawsuit against the State of Israel for the killing of peace activist Rachel Corrie more than nine years ago will be announced August 28, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. at the Haifa District CourtMembers of the Corrie family, […]

11 Apr

Verdict in Corrie Lawsuit Postponed

April 11, 2012 9:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The announcement of a verdict in the civil lawsuit against the State of Israel for the killing of peace activist Rachel Corrie, which was scheduled for late April, has been postponed due to delays in the filing of closing arguments. A new verdict date has not yet been scheduled by […]

11 May

Craig And Cindy Corrie Give Talk At Alternative Information Center In Beit Sahour

Parents of killed American activist Rachel Corrie last night recounted their efforts to bring to justice those whom they believe murdered their daughter in 2000 to an audience of international activists in Beit Sahour, West Bank. The talk, which was hosted by the Alternative Information Centre, was given by Craig […]

13 Apr

Corrie lawsuit challenging Israeli impunity

Several Israeli soldiers testified at the witness stand in the Haifa district court earlier this week, as trial hearings continued in the case of Corrie vs. the State of Israel. As the trial drags on, years after Rachel Corrie’s killing, Israel’s impunity is being challenged and carefully cross-examined. Eight years […]

18 Oct

Bulldozer Driver And Ground Commander To Testify In Corrie Trial

October 18, 2010 1:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The following is a press release from the Rachel Corrie Foundation For Peace And Justice, quoted in full.The military commander in charge of the unit on the ground and the driver of the bulldozer that crushed to death Rachel Corrie in Rafah, Gaza in March 2003, are scheduled to testify […]

09 Oct

Israeli Soldiers To Testify Behind Screen In Corrie Case

On Thursday, the Haifa District Court granted a government request to allow soldiers to testify behind a screen in the lawsuit filed by Rachel Corrie’s family against the State of Israel for her unlawful killing in Rafah, Gaza.The order includes testimony by the driver of the bulldozer that killed Rachel, […]

01 Apr

‘Rachel’s Words’ Live On as Supporters Gather in New York

Each Palestinian has a special place in their heart for Rachel Corrie. She symbolized strength, perseverance, and self assuredness. Conversely, she was labeled an enemy of Israel, a nuisance of the American government and a target of ridicule by pro-Israeli propagandists. 58 years ago, my grandparents were dispossessed from their […]

18 Mar

Rachel’s story needs to be told, now

If there were poetic justice, if Hollywood or the publishing industry had true courage, the story of Rachel Corrie would be coming to a big screen or bookstore near you. For now, the streets of Seattle will have to do. Tonight marks the third anniversary of the day Rachel died. […]

17 Nov

Rafah house, which American Activist Corrie was killed defending, to be rebuilt

November 17, 2005 9:37 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The house of Dr. Samir Nasrallah, which was demolished in march 2003 will be rebuilt in the honor of the American peace activist Rachel Corrie who was killed while trying to protect this house from being demolished. Corrie, 23, was killed when an Israeli army D9 Caterpillar bulldozer ran her […]

12 Jun

Rachel, Full of Life

At the age of 23, Rachel Corrie was full of life. At the age of 23, she was a senior in college ignited by a passion for justice. At the age of 23, she traveled to the Gaza strip as an activist for peace. And, it was at the age […]

12 Mar

Rachel, Full of Life

At the age of 23, Rachel Corrie was full of life. At the age of 23, she was a senior in college ignited by a passion for justice. At the age of 23, she traveled to the Gaza strip as an activist for peace. And, it was at the age […]

27 Jun

Israeli Army closes case on death of U.S. peace activist, Rachel

The Israeli Military Advocate General, Finkelstein, has decided toCorrie. Ghasaan Andoni & Rhonda McCarty – IMEMC June 27, 2003 The Israeli Military Advocate General, Finkelstein, has decided to close the file on the death of American peace activist Rachel Corrie. Corrie died after being crushed by an army bulldozer in […]

08 Apr

International Solidarity Movement Responds to Report of FBI Probe

This is the statement from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in response to a report  published by The Intercept detailing an investigation of the ISM conducted by the FBI from 2004 – 2006, using informants as well as physical and telecommunications surveillance. The International Solidarity Movement is a Palestinian-led movement […]

30 Dec

The Freedom Flotilla Will Make its 36th Attempt to Sail to Gaza in 2020

Ramzy Baroud, Mint Press News What is Gaza to us but an Israeli missile, a rudimentary rocket, a demolished home, an injured child being whisked away by his peers under a hail of bullets? On a daily basis, Gaza is conveyed to us as a bloody image or a dramatic video, […]

21 Dec

ICC Responds to Mounting Calls for Action, Opens Official Investigation into War Crimes in Palestine

“End impunity!” 29 November protest calls for action by ICC. Photo: EuroPalestine The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, issued a statement on 20 December 2019 that the ICC will be opening an official investigation into Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity in occupied Palestine. The announcement comes […]

16 Oct

VIDEO: Amnesty International Answers Questions

In a new video, Amnesty International asked several questions about the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories and it answered them in a brief, yet clear and all-encompassing way, WAFA reports. Interview 03/18/19 16th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s Murder – An Interview With Her Parents 

06 Oct

Dr. Hilla Dayan: Israel’s Benny Gantz Faces Dutch War Crimes Case

Ismail Ziada, a Dutch Palestinian who lost six family members when Israel bombarded his home in Gaza, is taking Benny Gantz, the leader of Israel’s Blue and White Party, to court for killing his family. Professor Hilla Dayan, who observed the proceedings, discusses the case and its impact on Israeli […]

25 Sep

New Legislation in Congress Puts Palestinians in a Catch-22

New legislation introduced in Congress would potentially destroy the ability of the Palestinian leadership to engage in diplomatic and legal channels to support Palestinian national aspirations. The legislation would give Palestinian leaders two options: withdraw from international bodies that are integral to their pursuit of justice or be held liable […]

18 Jun

Jürgen Todenhöfer: Why Did Israeli Soldiers Shoot Me?! (VIDEO)

On Friday, the 14th of June, German author and journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer decided to participate in the weekly protests that Palestinians in Gaza had launched every Friday, calling for their rights and breaking the inhuman 12-year-old siege. Being supportive of the existential right of Israel and for the right of the […]

17 Jun

German Author/Journalist Shot By Israeli Forces in Gaza

Jürgen Todenhöfer, German author and journalist, was in Gaza on June 14, participating in the weekly ‘Great March of Return’ demonstration, in solidarity with Palestinians, Days of Palestine reported. Todenhöfer was videotaped holding a sign with the words, “Dear Israelis, please treat the Palestinians the same way you want to be […]

23 Mar

WHO: Over 97% of Gaza’s Water Below Quality Standards

More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer, in the besieged Gaza Strip, does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves, with the groundwater level in the coastal aquifer reaching 19 meters below sea level, […]

19 Mar

The Attack on Ilhan Omar and Pelosi’s Unconditional Support for Israel

Nancy Pelosi pledged support for Israel “even if the Capitol crumbles,” as major Democratic Party funder and pro-Israel advocate Haim Saban looked on – TRNN’s panel discusses anti-Semitism, Israel and the Democratic Party with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay. Jeff Cohen was the director of the Park […]

15 Dec

Weekly Bil’in March Suppressed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces suppressed the weekly Bil’in march, west of Ramallah city, in the central occupied West Bank, on Friday afternoon. Locals, international and Israeli peace activists took part in the march, that was called for by the local popular resistance committee. The march set off following Friday prayers at the […]

05 Sep

“I think that, today, I’m just going to cry”: A Journal Entry by an ISM Volunteer

Kristin Foss, International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah: I woke up feeling sad today. I’m just so sad. I’m crying now, I started crying in the supermarket, I cried a little when a farmer refused my money for grapes. I think that, today, I’m just going to cry. Maybe I need […]

22 Mar

Occupation Captured: Photos of Palestinian Life and Israeli Occupation in the West Bank City of Hebron.

Arrests in al-Khalil Pictured here:  A local man from al-Khalil was arrested for two hours. Initially stopped outside one of the checkpoints, the man was then taken to the Israeli military base. The Prisoners and Liberties Affairs Association, Palestinian Prisoners Club, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, and Al […]

19 Mar

Palestinian and International Activists Plant Olive Saplings on Village Land Ordered for Confiscation by Israel in Burin

03/17/18 | International Solidarity Movement Palestinians and International activists successfully planted dozens of olive saplings in the north of West Bank in the village of Burin near Nablus. Palestinians and Internationals together laid pictures of prominent activists in front of the planted saplings, some of these activists were killed by […]

22 Sep

Twelve Million Reasons To Boycott Israel

by Mahmoud el-Yousseph, Days of Palestine (Edited for the IMEMC by c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g) About 12 million Palestinians scattered all over the world constitute a reason for, not only boycotting Israel, but pushing it out of Palestine. There […]

17 Mar

Scores Join Freedom March near Hebron

At least 200 Palestinian and Israeli peace activist joined on Friday the freedom March “United Against the Policy of Home demolishing and Evictions”   that was organized by Combatants for Peace and and Standing Together collation at the village of a-Tuwani near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The protest […]

05 Mar

Palestinians Living in Caves as Homes are Destroyed by Israeli Forces

In this story, the writer describes the misery of the life of the Palestinians whose homes were razed by the Israeli occupation, and turned to live in caves. Ali abu-Rezeg, Anadolu/Days of Palestine Majid Hanani, a 64-year-old Palestinian, has been forced to live the life of a caveman after his […]

28 Jan

ISM: “A Day In The Life”

26 January 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Al-Khalil is unique from other villages, towns, and cities in the West Bank. Illegal Zionist colonial settlements are situated right in the center of Old City of Al-Khalil (Hebron). Whereas elsewhere, the illegal settlements are outside of the Palestinian towns […]

29 Sep

Organizations Call on Obama to Investigate Israeli Killing of US Citizen

US rights and faith organizations, Wednesday, called on US President Barack Obama to investigate Israeli army killing of a US citizen of Palestinian origins, according to a press release. Fifteen organizations sent a letter to Obama calling on him to demand that Israel publicly release all evidence related to the […]

18 Jul

ISM Video: “Willful Killing”

The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the long-entrenched and systematic oppression and dispossession of the Palestinian population, using non-violent, direct-action methods and principles.   Founded in August 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popular resistance by being immediately alongside Palestinians in […]

19 Mar

Palestinian Journalists Bear a Heavy Burden

Palestinian journalists must navigate both the Israeli government’s and Palestinian authorities’ attempts to criminalize their profession. Deception remains one of Israel’s primary weapons in influencing local and international public opinion. Claiming “Palestinian incitement,” this week Israeli security authorities shut down the television station Palestine Today in the West Bank town […]

18 Mar

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

March 18, 2016 8:56 PM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

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, causing dozens of suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers fired dozens […]

18 Mar

Dozens Injured In Ni’lin’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

March 18, 2016 7:50 PM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Israeli soldiers attacked Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers assaulted dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international […]

11 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired dozens of gas bombs, causing many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.Dozens of locals, Israeli and international peace activists marched […]

16 Dec

Tanweer Cultural Centre in Nablus Raided at Night, Equipment Stolen and Damaged

December 16, 2015 11:44 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On the night of the 10th of December, the Israeli forces raided the Palestinian cultural Centre Tanweer, near the old city of Nablus, and stole hardwares, wifi keys and a laptop, after searching the entire centre.12-15-15 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team The organisation lost all of their data […]

10 Jul

PalFest: Ireland and Palestine Bond through Art

Marking the first anniversary of the 50-day devastating Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, hundreds of international and Palestinian activists organized a four-day long arts festival to demonstrate firm solidarity and denounce and remind the world about the deadly Gaza aggression through art as a universal language. The festival, which […]

20 Apr

The Siege – Cultural Resistance in Palestine

The room was overflowing with people who had come to witness the opening of the play The Siege. Pushing our way through the throng we managed to find some seats, squashed in the middle of a diverse and lively audience. 20th April 2015 | Frida and Jenny | Jenin, Occupied […]

22 Mar

Obama Administration on Israeli Election: ‘Enough With the UN Cover Up’

An earthquake could overwhelm the traditional and strong relations between the United States and Israel. An earthquake called Netanyahu. The re-election of the Prime Minister on Tuesday did not increase the enthusiasm of President Obama, with whom relations have become brittle. But if there was a certainty in the Middle […]

16 Mar

Video: Israeli Soldiers Drag A Fainted Palestinian Peace Activist

March 16, 2015 9:38 AM Saed Bannoura Nablus, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, a nonviolent activity held by dozens of Palestinians, and international peace activists, and dragged a Palestinian away after they assaulted him, causing him to faint.The Israeli military assault took place in Qaryout village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Dozens of nonviolent Palestinian activists, […]

14 Mar

This Week in Palestine Week 11 2015

March 14, 2015 3:36 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for March 7th, to the 13th, 2015. Israel continued refusal to release Palestinian tax money deepens the finical difficulties facing the Palestinian government. In the meantime Israeli attacks targeting fishermen […]

13 Mar

Dozens Injured As Israeli Soldiers Attack Bil’in Weekly Protest

As hundreds of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists, marched on Friday in the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Wall and settlements, in Bil’in in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, Israeli soldiers attacked them, firing gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets. Today also marks the sixth anniversary […]

25 Feb

Autopsy: Bethlehem Teen Shot at Close Range

February 25, 2015 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Autopsy results for a young Palestinian killed by Israeli forces near Bethlehem, early Tuesday, show that he was shot in the upper body at close range, a forensic expert told Ma’an News Agency.Sabri al-Aloul said that the autopsy results show that 19-year-old Jihad al-Jaafari bled to death after being hit […]

13 Feb

Ten Injured, Two Kidnapped, As Soldiers Attack Bil’in’s Weekly Protest

February 13, 2015 7:54 PM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 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 the weekly nonviolent protest wounding at least ten Palestinians, and kidnapped two.The Committee said the soldiers sprayed the protesters with gas wounding its deputy head Jamal […]

24 Aug

Palestine Supporters Block Israeli Ships in Washington and Los Angeles

Following a four-day long port blockade action in Oakland, California, in which activists delayed and blocked an Israeli ship from unloading its goods, Palestine supporters in Tacoma, Washington and Los Angeles, California have continued the action on Friday and Saturday by blocking two ships from the Israeli Zim line.The activists […]

22 Jun

Presbyterian Church USA Joins Divestment Movement Challenging Israeli Occupation

The Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) movement made a major advancement on Saturday, as one of the largest churches in the United States voted in their biennial national meeting to divest from several companies that have contracts with the Israeli military to provide equipment used to occupy and invade Palestinian land.The companies: Hewlett […]

24 May

Protests Dispersed by Israeli Forces Across West Bank

Israeli forces dispersed Friday demonstrations in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners and in protest against the illegal Israeli occupation and its apartheid wall in three West Bank cities on Friday, including in Bilin, al-Masara and Nabi Saleh. Dozens were injured after soldiers opened fire on protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

09 Jul

Israeli government shuts down Palestinian puppet fest and attempts to censor Israeli theater

Israeli authorities have taken action to shut down and censor two theaters – one Palestinian-run, and one Israeli – for performing cultural theater performances that Israel considers to be critical of its political agenda and policies.The affected theaters are the El-Hakawati Puppet Theater in East Jerusalem, and the Khan Theater […]

12 Jun

The Palestinian struggle is a black struggle

One of the pillars of my trip to Gaza with the Palestine Literature Festival turned out to be an ongoing discussion regarding the essential blackness of the Palestinian struggle and the need to form greater ties with our “natural allies” from Africa and South America in particular. At one event, […]

12 Jan

We Remember: Tom Hurndall

Tom was 21 years old when he was shot. A photography student, he had left the UK to volunteer as a ‘human shield’ in Iraq. Here he heard about the ISM, one of whose volunteers, Rachel Corrie, had just been killed by a bulldozer whilst protesting house demolitions in Rafah. […]

03 Oct

Commemorating the Sabra-Shatila massacre

October 3, 2012 2:45 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Interview, Refugees/Immigration 0

On 6th September 2012, with the participation of residents, an international group of artists originating from Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and the United States, completed a series of murals in the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut. Spanning 2,000 square feet across the walls of Shatila Mosque Square, the murals commemorate […]