Surviving in Gaza’s caravan houses

27th May | Miguel Hernández | Gaza, Occupied Palestine The family El Najjar was expelled during the Nakba from the Palestinian village of Salamah. This village was the subject of a total ethnic cleansing by the Zionist colonizers. Nowadays just ten houses remain from the almost 2000 that formed the village. In its place today we can [&hellip

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Another violent attack on Palestinian family

May 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Al Khalil Team | Al Khalil, Occupied Palestine On the 23rd May, settlers in Al Khalil (Hebron) blocked the entrance to Hashem Younes Azzeh’s house and attacked his family. Large rocks were thrown at them and his daughter was hit in the hand. Hashem lives with his wife and four children in Tel [&hellip

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Recollection and memory, Al-Nakba continues

May 2015 | Karam (Muhannad) | Ofer military prison, Occupied Palestine The following post is written by the medic that was present on the scene on May 15th 2014, during the killing of Mohammad Odeh and Nadeem Nuwwarah as protesters commemorated al-Nakba near Ofer Military Prison. During Nakba day commemoration, Birzeit’s student council were trying to gather [&hellip

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Jerusalem Day: Palestinians met with extreme violence

On Sunday 17th May 2015, I witnessed some of the most violent and painfully blatant acts of Apartheid since my time in Palestine. I went to Al Quds for the annual ´Jerusalem Day´, to document the racist chants, commonly known to occur. ‘Jerusalem Day’, or ‘Yom  Yerushalayim’ is a zionist celebration of the 6 day [&hellip

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Stories from the Occupation

Author: Daniel Roberts | Date: March 2015   During the months of October and November of 2014 I went to Palestine to work with ISM as a volunteer. I had many life changing experiences, made some great friends, learned more about the non-violent resistance movement in Palestine, and ultimately developed a deeper passion for the people [&hellip

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ISM Honors Kayla Mueller

February 2015 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Today, 10th February, Kayla Mueller’s family confirmed she has been killed. 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 [&hellip

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Strange Love: What Settlers will do for the Land

March 2015 | By: C. Thaliana The sun glimmers off the surface of wave after wave of deep green hills, and the wind catches your breath away, carrying it over the trees. This place has a magical kind of beauty, and it’s particularly surreal to see it and know that this tranquility can be punctured at [&hellip

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Marianne heads for Gaza !

Marianne of Gothenburg will leave her home port at 7 pm on the 10 of May. The trawler, which has been acquired by Ship to Gaza Sweden and Ship to Gaza Norway jointly, departs for a voyage of almost 5000 nautical miles to eastern Mediterranean and the blockaded Gaza Strip. &nbsp

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