In Hebron (Al-Khalil), the jewish celebration of Passover sees a huge increase of Israeli occupation forces and settlers. Bus loads of illegal settlers make their way to the city from all over the West Bank and the army tries to…
Bjork Vilhelmsdottir reporting form Deir Istiya: The Israeli military has taken to the next level threats against the three families living on the outskirts of Deir Istyia village in the Salfit region of the West Bank. At the end of…
IWPS, ISM and Michigan Peace Team visited, on 17 November ´15, the campus of Palestine Technical University- Khadoury in Tulkarem. Khadoury was established as an agricultural school in 1930. Nowadays it is offering education to 7.000 students in Industrial Engineering, Civil…
Celebrating human rights and demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine? Get ready to be attacked.
For waving a flag, dancing improvised dabkeh, and demanding freedom.
It is the first time this has happened in over a year and the children sang and chanted “Get off our land!”
Israeli soldiers invadedDeir Istiya, blocking all main routes through and out of the village with army jeeps. Later, they shouted “Peace!” as they left the village and hurtled a sound grenade at civilians.
Palestinians continue to resist and go on protesting against the occupation. The Israeli army is putting the Palestinians under massive repression and violates International Humanitarian Law.
Harassment and arrests by the army is just a part of the issues residents of Qarawat have to deal with day in day out.
Currently Israel keeps around 200 Palestinian children in its occupation prisons. Many of them are from ‘Azzun.
Clashes have erupted between the shabab of Deir Istiya and the invading Israeli occupation army for several night in the past week.
Martyr Alaa Mohammad Odeh was buried in his hometown of Huwara today, after he was brutally killed by Israeli soldiers on Monday night.
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.’
More than 100 unarmed Nabi Saleh demonstrators, including children carrying Palestinian flags, marched from the mosque to the gas station and down the hill toward the gate of the village. The Israeli army took battle positions behind their jeeps and armored vehicles against the peaceful unarmed chanting group and a nearby donkey and its colts.
There are three illegal settler colonies surrounding Iskaka and the army have been going through the village every night the last months. At the same time there are thousands of wild pigs destroying the villagers crops. Still the mayor is determined, “we will not leave, this is our home”.