Road closures, both recent and ongoing, are taking a permanent toll on small towns, such as Luban and Qaryut.
How a pregnant donkey was threatening the security of illegal Israeli colonies in occupied Palestine and almost got itself arrested.
Jordan Valley: daily resistance against the occupation’s efforts to drive Palestinians from their land through house demolitions, movement restrictions, curfews, arbitrary arrest and detention, land confiscations, denial of access to water, electricity, health and education.
Children with flags and men calling out their wish for a free Palestine. The Israeli army, safely on the other side of the Apartheid Wall, opened fire toward the demonstrators. Teargas was raining from the sky.
The family has been the target of attacks by the Israeli military and Israeli settlers from the surrounding illegal settlements.
According to the Israeli occupation, a “Natural Reserve” means uprooting hundreds of olive trees, indigenous to the area and the whole of Palestine.
Faced with the threat of unarmed children waiving Palestinian flags and holding posters of political prisoners, the Israeli army attacked the non-violent protesters during the weekly protest in Nabi Salih.
Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza remember the five thousand plus prisoners suffering in Israeli jails.
There are three illegal settler colonies surrounding Iskaka and the army have been going through the village every night the last months. At the same time there are thousands of wild pigs destroying the villagers crops. Still the mayor is determined, “we will not leave, this is our home”.
To commemorate the 3-year anniversary of the murder of Italian human rights activist Vittorio Arrigoni, children of Asira in Nablus plant an olive tree and sing Bella Ciao.
Illegal Israeli settler-colonialists have gotten used to impunity. This time they attacked Bilal, a father of four, while he was working the land. Attacked him AGAIN.
After three days of siege by the Israeli military, the village of Nabi Salih confronted the soldiers to reopen their main road, and emerged victorious!
Israeli army arrest two villagers and shower them with tear gas. What a wonderful “Congratulations” for the wedding celebration in Kufr Qaddum.
The Village of Bruqin has always been quiet and peaceful – but the Israeli occupation is working hard to make sure it doesn’t remain so. IWPS report from the ground.