Please note that these are pictures and write up from Oct 3 2015 Demonstration in Kufr Qaddum: Some of these photos and the write up was posted to our facebook page but didn’t make it onto our website. Please visit us…
This would be the second time Hassan’s home was demolished- a home where he lived with his children until a recent morning when he witnessed two bulldozers, ten jeeps and around fifty Israeli occupation soldiers approaching.
“All three times the Israeli soldiers raided our home, it was on a Wednesday. Now my children, my husband and I get no sleep on Wednesday nights. We are up all night waiting for them to come back.”
Palestinian activists and supporters along with students from the nearby Palestinian Technical University, Kadoorie of the village Tulkarm, a Palestinian city in the occupied northwestern West Bank, marched along the steel and stone wall surrounding the Israeli chemical factory, Geshuri, just one…
Every week, local youth confront the world’s fourth mightiest army near Ofer prison compound in Ramallah, occupied Palestine.
As he speaks, the cut under Islam’s eye is clearly visible. From his quiet and kind demeanor it is impossible to tell, other than this injury on his left cheekbone, that less than 48 hours prior, he and his cousin…
Demonstrations held on April 16th and 17th to mark Palestinian Prisoners Day outside of the Ofer Israeli Military Prison, in the occupied West Bank, exploded in violence as occupation forces and border police fired live ammunition into the crowd of…
“My son is sick. Within one year, they arrested him three times. During one arrest, they shackled him as he shook and cried…. he was terrified.”
In Huwara, nearly 200 gathered to plant olive tree saplings, hear speakers and to hold a peaceful Land Day march when suddenly, unprovoked Occupation Forces and Israeli Border Police began to rapid fire 45 stun grenades and numerous tear gas bombs indiscriminately into the gathered crowd which included children and the elderly.
“They dragged him into the bitter cold with no jacket, no socks and no shoes. I rushed outside and forced a jacket over him and socks and shoes on his feet. That is when I first noticed that my nephew had also been arrested.”
I understand that desensitization is a process. It, in many cases, is an inevitability, especially when your emotional understanding of existence lies within brutal framework.
Celebrating human rights and demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine? Get ready to be attacked.
Israeli occupation army shot three young men with live ammunition today near Ofer, Israeli military compound and prison in which hundreds of Palestinians are being incarcerated.
For waving a flag, dancing improvised dabkeh, and demanding freedom.