Nsaf wakes up early this morning to get ready for her daily hour walk to her olive grove. Earlier in the week some IWPS volunteers joined her, a mother-of-nine now 61 years old, to pick olives with her husband, her…
Kufr Dik and Bruqin – an update on the ongoing cycle of water shortages, settler sewage problems, and unprecedented settlement expansion. “This [Netanyahu’s] government has destroyed all hope of peace”, resident of Kufr Dik The water issue The two villages…
Update on Bruqin and Kafr ad Dik Two villages in Salfit governorate, Bruqin and Kafr ad Dik, have been suffering from a severe shortage of water. Raw sewage and toxic chemicals are being dumped, by illegal Israeli settlements on the…
“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.”
Assessment by PMRS, Palestinian Medical Relief Society.
Palestinians who own land in Deaf Valley are nearly surrounded by illegal settlements and settler roads and are under constant alert to the possibility of harassment or attacks by illegal settlers.
An old Ottoman law is being used by the Israeli occupiers to steal even more Palestine land.
“Salfit region is like Jerusalem, covered in settlements and very much wanted by the Israelis.”
At least 400 villagers gathered to pray in protest of Israel’s colonialist project of Palestinian land theft, the latest stage of which is the expansion of the illegal colony of Ariel.
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.
The Village of Bruqin has always been quiet and peaceful – but the Israeli occupation is working hard to make sure it doesn’t remain so. IWPS report from the ground.
“The ravens will not leave until you have a smile in your eyes”: IWPS update on Deir Istiya and neighbouring villages.