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NEVER AGAIN! 64rd Anniversary of Hiroshima

Monday, 3 August 2009, 10:32 am | International Womens Peace Service

For the 34th consecutive year, people in Christchurch will hold a lantern ceremony on the Avon River in remembrance of those who died and the Hibakusha (survivors) of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Beforehand there will be a ringing ... More >>

Call for Action in Ras atTira.

Friday, 6 March 2009, 11:00 am | International Womens Peace Service

At 8:00 this morning, a crowd of 20 Palestinians together with 15 Israeli and International activists gathered in a village called Ras atTira, in the Qalqilya district, to protest against the destruction and annexation of Palestinian land. At the site of the protest, ... More >>

Embargo Sees Girl Die As Dialysis Runs Out

Friday, 6 April 2007, 2:15 pm | International Womens Peace Service

On March 1st, 2007, a 19-year-old girl named Olfat with kidney problems from Qira village died after her parents were forced to dilute her dialysis liquid. Due to the West and Israel's ongoing economic embargo of the Palestinian Authority, state ... More >>

2006 olive harvest

Saturday, 28 October 2006, 4:27 pm | International Womens Peace Service

(Arabic and French follow) Internationals start to arrive in West Bank for 2006 olive harvest HARIS, Salfit; October 27, 2006 - The International Women's Peace Service (IWPS) launches its fourth olive harvest campaign with the help of delegations from ... More >>

West Bank checkpoints closed

Monday, 7 August 2006, 1:56 pm | International Womens Peace Service

Tonight while the eyes of the world are on Lebanon and Gaza, Israel continues its campaign of collective punishment and closures in the West Bank. In response to reports of a possible suicide bomber, at least two major checkpoints on road number 5 have ... More >>

Praying on Blood-Stained Stones in Deir Ballut

Friday, 8 April 2005, 11:23 am | International Womens Peace Service

The village of Deir Ballut invites Palestinians, Israelis, internationals, and journalists to join them this Friday in a march and prayers on their land that is being stolen by the Wall. On Wednesday, April 6, four villagers were shot on their land as they ... More >>

Palestine: Women’s March to Polluted Wadi Qana

Wednesday, 30 March 2005, 8:47 am | International Womens Peace Service

Women for Life, a Palestinian women’s group in the Salfit region, invites international and Israeli women to join them as they march to the polluted valley of Wadi Qana on Palestinian Land Day. All press, women and men, are encouraged to come. More >>

HR Report 132: IDF raids village of Rafat at night

Wednesday, 7 July 2004, 8:59 am | International Womens Peace Service

IDF raids village of Rafat at night. Date of incident: 5 July 04 Time: 2:30 am - 9:30 am Place: Rafat, Azzawiya Witnesses: hundreds of villagers Contact details: IWPS withholds this information as a courtesy to those involved - we will do our ... More >>

Girls Block Bulldozers in Az Zawiya

Wednesday, 9 June 2004, 9:30 am | International Womens Peace Service

An eight-year-old girl stood under the blade of a digger on Monday, as women and children stopped the uprooting of olive trees on Az Zawiya land for nearly one hour. More >>

Haris: Young man shot dead by Israeli army

Monday, 3 May 2004, 10:17 am | International Womens Peace Service

A young man, Ahmad Tahseen Kuleb, 23 years old, was shot dead last night by a soldier of the Israeli army. An army spokesperson said that the man had been throwing stones. The bullet entered the right side of the man and exited through his chest. More >>

March in Biddu Dispersed with Excessive Force

Monday, 26 April 2004, 10:12 am | International Womens Peace Service

Earlier this afternoon the IDF dispersed a nonviolent joint Palestinian, International and Israeli Women's march against the Apartheid Wall with extreme violence. The protesters were walking towards the construction site when, without warning, the border police ... More >>

German & Palestinian Detained in Kufr Ein

Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 9:52 am | International Womens Peace Service

REPORT: One Palestinian and one German international detained by army after yet another army raid on the village of Kufr Ein. More >>

Renewed army incursion into Kafr Ein

Thursday, 15 April 2004, 10:49 am | International Womens Peace Service

REPORT: After last night's incursion by the Israeli army into the village of Kafr Ein, when two internationals (Janne from Denmark and Richard from the UK) were unlawfully detained by the army, this morning the IDF again entered the village, this time with ... More >>

Internationals arrested in Kafr Ein

Wednesday, 14 April 2004, 11:09 am | International Womens Peace Service

REPORT: Army incursion into traumatised village of Kafr Ein. Internationals called Richard Minns and Janne Andersen have just been detained and handcuffed by soldiers. IWPS still monitoring the situation. More >>

Preliminary Work On The Wall At Azzawiya

Tuesday, 13 April 2004, 9:20 am | International Womens Peace Service

Work has started on the Apartheid Wall in Azzawiya. There are currently 4 contractors' vehicles, an army jeep, soldiers and engineers on Highway No. 5 at the bridge over the road between the villages of Mas'ha and Azzawiya. They are putting marks in preparation ... More >>

Wall Gates, Gate Incidents & Permits in Azzun Atma

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 9:56 am | International Womens Peace Service

The wall is creating unbearable pressure for Palestinian people. Lack of freedom of movement, already caused by the checkpoints and roadblocks of the Israeli Military Occupation, has now been notched up one more level on a torturous scale. The wall ... More >>

Demo in Budrus Friday

Friday, 2 April 2004, 9:51 am | International Womens Peace Service

There will be another massive demonstration against the wall on Friday, April 1st, 2004 at 12:30pm on the Budrus land. More >>

West Bank: living in stench of settlers' sewage

Wednesday, 18 February 2004, 9:42 am | International Womens Peace Service

Occupied Salfit: living in the stench of settlers' sewage and in the shadow of the Apartheid Wall More >>

Unified Demonstration Against Israel’s Wall

Tuesday, 17 February 2004, 8:23 am | International Womens Peace Service

The International Womens Peace Service (IWPS) , International Solidarity Movement (ISM) and Israeli Anarchists against the Wall will hold a demonstration at the Erez Checkpoint tomorrow afternoon from 3pm onwards. More >>

Huge demonstration in Budrus Planned

Thursday, 12 February 2004, 8:33 am | International Womens Peace Service

The International Solidarity Movement reports that yesterday the Israeli military entered Budrus, a rural village 3 kilometers from the Green Line in the Ramallah district, at least three times, ahead of a huge demonstration planned for tomorrow ... More >>