IWPS returns to Deir Istiya

IWPS returns to Deir Istiya

An IWPS team is back on the ground in Deir Istiya. The jasmine trees are blooming, and the grapes are almost ready to eat! However not all is well. On our first night back, Rizziq abu Nasser, a local poet, activist, and friend of the IWPS laid out the three biggest challenges in Deir Istiya today.

Illegal Settlers make Rampage Thru Palestinian Villages

Illegal Settlers make Rampage Thru Palestinian Villages

Illegal settlers attack Kafr ad Dik village on Thursday 1 October 2015 Settlers living in illegal settlements in the West Bank, Occupied Palestine territories, continued yesterday (Friday) their revenge rampages across the West Bank, following the shooting of a settler…

Deir Istiya 2015; A year marked by house raids, kidnappings and military harassment of Palestinians

Deir Istiya 2015; A year marked by house raids, kidnappings and military harassment of Palestinians

“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.”