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.
“The ravens will not leave until you have a smile in your eyes”: IWPS update on Deir Istiya and neighbouring villages.