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In Gaza the farmers irrigate the land with their blood

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:41 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Tilling the land in Gaza is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. The Zionist Occupation Forces fire on the peasants and their families while they sow or harvest their own land near the infamous Zionist fence which surrounds Gaza. They also burn ... More >>

Israeli forces invade ISM apartment

Friday, 13 March 2015, 9:31 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Israeli forces invade ISM apartment as part of a campaign of continual harassment against activists in Hebron More >>

A decade of civil disobedience in my West Bank village

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:11 pm | International Solidarity Movement

On February 20, 2005, we, residents of the West Bank Palestinian village of Bil’in, set forth, accompanied by supporters from around the world, and marched to the west side of the village. Israeli army bulldozers had begun uprooting olive trees there ... More >>

Demonstrators shot with live ammunition

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 11:25 am | International Solidarity Movement

Four Palestinians and one female German demonstrator shot with live ammunition at “Open Shuhada Street” protest More >>

ISM honours Kayla Mueller

Friday, 13 February 2015, 12:42 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Abdullah Abu Rahma, coordinator of the popular committee in the village of Bil’in where Kayla joined the protests, told ISM: “Kayla came to Palestine to stand in solidarity with us. She marched with us and faced the military that occupies our ... More >>

Palestinians continue the struggle against the Adei Ad

Sunday, 21 December 2014, 2:29 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Hundreds of Palestinian children, women, and men gathered at Turmusaya on Friday December 17th to complete the tree planting began by Palestinian Authority minister Ziad Abu Ein, who was killed by Israeli soldiers on Friday December 10th. More >>

Israeli soldier kills PA minister at non-violent protest

Friday, 19 December 2014, 4:19 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Yesterday, an Israeli soldier killed Palestinian Authority (PA) Settlment minister, Ziad Abu Ein, at a non-violent demonstration in the village of Turmusaya. More >>

Journalist most recent victim of Israeli military

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:04 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Bashar, a journalist from Palestine TV, was shot in the left leg at Kufr Qaddum on Friday the 5th of December 2014. More >>

American Activist Maimed by Israeli Military

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 11:58 am | International Solidarity Movement

Tristan Anderson’s civil trial against the Israeli Military will begin on SUNDAY 7 DECEMBER at 10:00, Jerusalem District Court. More >>

Non-violent protest met with tear gas and stun grenades

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:18 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Today in al-Khalil (Hebron) families gathered to stage a peaceful demonstration protesting the continuing closure of the Shuhada checkpoint. The rally consisted of approximately 50 Palestinians, of all ages. The protesters met outside of the closed checkpoint ... More >>

One Palestinian and one international both shot in the chest

Saturday, 29 November 2014, 12:19 pm | International Solidarity Movement

An 18-year-old Palestinian demonstrator and an International Solidarity Movement (ISM) volunteer, were both shot in the chest with .22 live ammunition during a protest at Kufr Qaddum. The Italian activist, known as Patrick, was wearing a yellow high ... More >>

Palestinian Activists Cross Apartheid Wall

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:15 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Friday morning around 50 Palestinian and international activists used makeshift bridges to cross the Apartheid wall between Qalandiya and Northern Jerusalem. This non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian ... More >>

Journal: Farming in Gaza near the Buffer Zone

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:14 pm | International Solidarity Movement

The farmers are rarely talked about. They blend into the background of the lands beyond the destroyed buildings of the towns. The reality is though, they are facing a battle themselves. More >>

Italian activist shot in the head at Qalandia protest

Monday, 3 November 2014, 1:31 pm | International Solidarity Movement

During a demonstration at Qalandia, an Italian International Solidarity Movement (ISM) volunteer was shot in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The injury is just two centimetres above her left eye. More >>

Settlers Destroy Palestinian Property

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 3:23 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Today at approximately 1:30 PM in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of occupied al-Khalil (Hebron), the head of security for the illegal settlements in the area attempted to destroy the property of a Palestinian man named Muhammad Knebi. Settlers have ... More >>

Human Rights Defender Abdallah Abu Rahmah Found Guilty

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:41 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Human Rights Defender Abdallah Abu Rahma was found guilty by an Israeli military court of “disturbing a soldier”. More >>

21 Palestinians Arrested in Qarawat Banea Hassan Since July

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:12 am | International Solidarity Movement

On the 30th of September, six young men from the village of Qarawat Banea Hassan, south of Nablus, were arrested by the Israeli military. More >>

Nigeria Crackdown on Foreign Funded NGO's

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:25 am | International Solidarity Movement

“The Nigerian government is cracking down on foreign funding in the name of transparency and anti-corruption. But human rights and civil society organisations - including women’s rights and LGBTI advocacy groups - fear that the proposed legislation is ... More >>

Two Young Palestinians Arrested And Abused

Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:00 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Monday afternoon in Hebron, two young Palestinian men were arrested and abused north of Qeitun after being falsely accused of stone throwing. More >>

Hebron: Video of Seven-Year-Old Being Violently Detained

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:22 pm | International Solidarity Movement

Before school began, approximately six young children started throwing stones towards the checkpoint. A few minutes later a group of Israeli border police emerged running from a road close to the schools, and more border police ran down from the checkpoint. More >>