Clashes have erupted between the shabab of Deir Istiya and the invading Israeli occupation army for several night in the past week.
The trip takes much longer, costs more money, and is a spit in the face to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in particular to the Freedom of Movement.
After they kidnapped Waleed from his home in Asira al-Qibliya, the occupation army came back for his car – yet another item in the Apartheid regime’s most recent pillage of Palestinian property, estimated to be at least US $3 million in last month alone.
An estimated 200 Israeli soldiers conducted training raids in Deir Istiya last night. One man reported that the street in front of his house looked ‘like a war zone’, to which his friend responded: ‘Yes, but this is normal.’
Settler colonists begin bulldozing, in attempt to steal land from Kufr ad-Dik village (Salfit area).
The news was that Madama was burning, Nablus was under attack, the Israeli army had once more entered the village of Asira, and roads were closed.
Land theft for military expansion, settler shepherds cutting olive trees to feed them to their sheep, and wild pigs brought by the truckload by the settlers: Yasuf, south of Nablus.
From settler sewage to water shortage, from polluted drinking water to health problems that it brings – the Israeli occupation of Palestine denies Palestinians their human right to water.
Israeli soldiers attacked and detained a 9-year-old boy in ‘Azzun yesterday. This is a common occurrence in the hometown of 68 Palestinian child prisoners.
Israeli army attacked Asira al-Qibliya for the fourth night in a row, severely beating a 48-year-old and kidnapping his nephew.
Farmer from Deir Istiya digs a ditch to divert the sewage from olive trees onto those that can better tolerate the poisoning. Trying to fix the source of the leak he would risk his life because of settler and army violence.
Shooting tear gas, stun grenades, and live ammunition on the street as well as inside houses, and ransacking civilian homes and small businesses, dozens of heavily armed Israeli soldiers terrorised the village for several hours.
One popular song that is played multiple times before the demo to boost morale repeats the line “Hada al yum, al yum al thawar” – “Today is the day of revolution”!
Road closures, both recent and ongoing, are taking a permanent toll on small towns, such as Luban and Qaryut.
How a pregnant donkey was threatening the security of illegal Israeli colonies in occupied Palestine and almost got itself arrested.