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),…

Umm al-Hiran, a village off the maps

Umm al-Hiran, a village off the maps

Umm al-Hiran is a Bedouin village in the Negev desert in southern Israel. The village is surrounded by open landscape, the only structures in sight line. About fifteen minute drive away is a small city called Hura, where the children…

 Nabi Saleh Conference: Family trauma under occupation

Nabi Saleh Conference: Family trauma under occupation

This is the last of our reports from the Nabi Saleh Conference 11-12 November 2016. The last day saw the presentation of portraits of  people who had been killed by Israeli Forces, or by settlers. They had been painted by…

A note on BDS from "Occupation: The enemy of religions and humanity"

A note on BDS from “Occupation: The enemy of religions and humanity”

This is another report from the two-day conference in Nabi Saleh “Occupation, the enemy of humanity and religions”.  The second day began with a very good introduction to the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement by Jamal Juma from Stop…

Conference notes from "Occupation: The Enemy of Religions and Humanity"

Conference notes from “Occupation: The Enemy of Religions and Humanity”

November 11 and 12, 2016 the village of Nabi Saleh launched of a 2-day conference to discuss the resistance to the Israeli occupation. With the theme “Occupation: the Enemy of Humanity and Religions” speakers from Palestine, Europe, USA and Israel shared…

In Solidarity with Bilal Kayed

In Solidarity with Bilal Kayed

The International Women’s Peace Service stands in solidarity with Bilal Kayed, and over 100 of his fellow prisoners in Israeli military prisons, in their hunger strike against the abusive and illegal practice of administrative detention.