Non-violent action to resist the illegal confiscation of land in  Jordan Valley

Non-violent action to resist the illegal confiscation of land in Jordan Valley

On Nov 17, IWPS joined a convoy of around 15 cars carrying about 75 people including Palestinians, local media and Israelis activists, from the village of Ein Al-Baida in the north of the Jordan Valley to the hill of Tel…

Two Injured with Live Ammunition during the Fifth Anniversary of Protests in Kufr Qaddom

Two Injured with Live Ammunition during the Fifth Anniversary of Protests in Kufr Qaddom

Today, the last Friday in Ramadan, marked the fifth anniversary of Kufr Qaddom’s demonstrations. The Israeli military were present in the village and firing rubber coated bullets prior to the start of the demonstration. The soldiers continued to use full force against protestors, using high velocity barricade penetrating tear gas grenades, and live ammunition. Two young men were injured with live ammunition. One 15-year-old boy took a .22 Caliber bullet to the stomach. He entered surgery in Nablus at approximately 3 PM to remove the bullet. In addition a 19-year-old was hit in the lower leg. The injury is not serious, but still a cause for concern: the young man in question had been released from jail less than a month ago, after he was arrested for his participation in the weekly protests.

Peaceful Land Day March in Huwara Explodes in Violence as Unprovoked Occupation Forces Attack

Peaceful Land Day March in Huwara Explodes in Violence as Unprovoked Occupation Forces Attack

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.