Women Fight On Two Fronts

Women Fight On Two Fronts

When you first come as an activist to this country it can be hard to find the women among the very active, very welcoming Palestinian activist men. As you come more often, and as you dig a little, women appear,…

Martyr Elias Saleh: Bring Him Home

Martyr Elias Saleh: Bring Him Home

  Yesterday in Salfit, the family and friends of the martyr, Elias Saleh, held a vigil. They demanded that the Israeli Occupation Forces return his body, which they have held for over a month. Israeli actions constitute a direct violation…

Harvesting Olives, Resisting Violence

Harvesting Olives, Resisting Violence

The olive harvest this year is poor. Maybe because it is one year good, next year not so good-like apples; maybe because there is not enough rain. But olives remain the core of the economy here around Salfit and Nablus. Around Al…

This is Not Extraordinary

This is Not Extraordinary

UPDATE: THERE HAVE BEEN 3 MORE ATTACKS ON THE VILLAGE OF URIF IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS Today, November 8, we were interrupted on a quiet day of writing and researching by a call from our coordinator. A village near…

Agricultural Resistance: Hakoritna Organic Farm

Agricultural Resistance: Hakoritna Organic Farm

On Tuesday 13th November 2018,  IWPS had the pleasure of visiting the Hakoritna organic farm in Tulkarem, Occupied Palestine. We met with the owner Fayez Taneeb. Hakoritna is trapped between several illegal Israeli industrial settlements and the Israeli apartheid wall.  The illegal…