Olive Picking Near Yitzhar

Olive Picking Near Yitzhar

Yesterday IWPS and other activists picked olives with a woman and her four teenage children. Their land is located couple of hundred metres under a hilltop of the ultra orthodox Yitzhar illegal settlement, whose residents are known for their violence. …

Checkpoint Detention & Festival of Resistance

Checkpoint Detention & Festival of Resistance

IWPS in Palestine 2017 As on most Fridays we were on our way to Kufr Qaddoum’s weekly demo against the annexation of the village main roadleading to Nablus by the illegal Kedumim settlement built on their land (more here http://iwps.info/villages/kufr-qaddum/ ) Protests…

Deir Istya

In Deir Istya children are playing happily in the streets trying not to see the troubles of grown ups the roadblocks or the Wall May God of all Nations give them freedom in the future a good life and Peace…

Take Me to Palestine

Moon, oh moon take me to Palestine, where there are mothers with tears on their chin where there are fathers with steel in their eyes where there are brothers with stones in their hands where there are sisters with hope…

"I Am Just Not Afraid" said the Palestinian"

“I Am Just Not Afraid” said the Palestinian”

It seems that the machine gun wielding settlers are the only law in the occupied West Bank nowadays. Today, as many times before, I picked with Abu Said from the village of Haris, on his land near the illegal Revava settlement. That…

IWPS' 2018 Calendar is here!

IWPS’ 2018 Calendar is here!

These A4 calendars are professionally created from pictures taken by our volunteers in Palestine. When you purchase a calendar you are helping us raise funds for our work in Palestine, and you raise awareness about Palestine when you display a…

BDS activist continues detention without charge

BDS activist continues detention without charge

On the 3rd of December the Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (Samidoun) reported that an Israeli military court has postponed a hearing on the detention of Saleh Khawaja, Secretary of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) and a leader…

Shadi, the youngest prisoner in Palestine

Shadi, the youngest prisoner in Palestine

In December 2015, Shadi and his friend Ahmad were arrested at a bus stop in Jerusalem because a group of East Jerusalem settlers had called the police on suspicion of the boys being Palestinian. During the ensuing process of arrest,…

Thousands of Settlers from Near and Far in Occupied Al-Khalil

Thousands of Settlers from Near and Far in Occupied Al-Khalil

The weekend of 25th and 26th of November 2016 in Al-Khalil, which Israel calls Hebron, brought thousands of extremist Jews and settlers from all over Israel and abroad to celebrate the week’s Torah study on Chayei Sara  (Life of Sarah),…