At least 400 villagers gathered to pray in protest of Israel’s colonialist project of Palestinian land theft, the latest stage of which is the expansion of the illegal colony of Ariel.
An estimated 200 Israeli soldiers conducted training raids in Deir Istiya last night. One man reported that the street in front of his house looked ‘like a war zone’, to which his friend responded: ‘Yes, but this is normal.’
IWPS volunteers join Khalil (Hebron) ISM team in daily patrols and action of support for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike.
We call on the world’s human rights organisations, prisoners’ rights organisations, and people of conscience all across the globe to put pressure on the Israeli authorities to stop administrative detention and instead respect universal principles of human rights and justice.
Settler colonists begin bulldozing, in attempt to steal land from Kufr ad-Dik village (Salfit area).
As over 140 Palestinians held prisoner by Israel approach their 30th day of hunger strike, more are joining the struggle for dignity and human rights. The hunger strikers demand the end to the illegal practice of administrative detention, whereby they are incarcerated without charges.
The news was that Madama was burning, Nablus was under attack, the Israeli army had once more entered the village of Asira, and roads were closed.
Land theft for military expansion, settler shepherds cutting olive trees to feed them to their sheep, and wild pigs brought by the truckload by the settlers: Yasuf, south of Nablus.
From settler sewage to water shortage, from polluted drinking water to health problems that it brings – the Israeli occupation of Palestine denies Palestinians their human right to water.
Settlers in Tel al Rumeida, Hebron, use archaeology as a tool for land grabs.
Two young demonstrators were killed in Nakba day demonstrations outside Ofer Prison in Beitunya, Ramallah.
Mekarot, the Israeli national water authority, essentially takes Palestinian water and sell a portion back to Deir Istiya. It is possible that they also pollute the water they sell with sewage from Revava illegal settlement.
During the weekly demonstration against Israel’s Apartheid Wall in Ni’lin activists sent 2 letters to the Israeli soldiers, explaining to them why militarization is not a good idea. The army responded with tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets.
More than 100 unarmed Nabi Saleh demonstrators, including children carrying Palestinian flags, marched from the mosque to the gas station and down the hill toward the gate of the village. The Israeli army took battle positions behind their jeeps and armored vehicles against the peaceful unarmed chanting group and a nearby donkey and its colts.