Palestinian lawyers went on hunger strike in solidarity with Mohammed Allan and to protest against administrative detenti

International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil Team |Hebron, Occupied Palestine Last Tuesday Palestinian lawyers went on a hunger strike. Hatem Shahin, vice-president of the Palestinian Bar Association for lawyers, explains why thirteen of the Association’s members decided to take this radical step: “The main goals are to break the isolation of the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike as [&hellip

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Another Palestinian Youth Killed by Israeli Troops

Israeli soldiers, on Monday, shot dead a Palestinian at Za’tara military checkpoint to the south of Nablus, according to the Red Cross. (MaanImages) According to WAFA correspondence, Red Crescent said that the soldiers shot 26-year-old Mohammed Bassam al-Atrash for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier. Israeli forces reportedly denied medical teams access to him, [&hellip

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Palestinians demonstrate against the sale of the Presbyterian church and new settlements near Beit El Baraka

15 August 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Beit el Baraka, Occupied Palestine   Since two months concerned Palestinians demonstrate against the sale of the Presbyterian church in Beit el Baraka to right-wing activist Aryeh King. Beit el Baraka is a site on the road connecting al-Khalil/Hebron to al-Quds/Jerusalem and near Al Arroub [&hellip

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Allan Enters 59th Day of Hunger Strike, in Critical Condition

Thursday August 13, 2015 20:19 by IMEMC News & Agencies A lawyer representing hunger-striker Muhammad Allan lodged an urgent request to Israeli authorities on Thursday, urging them to consider his release due to his deteriorating health, a prisoners’ committee said. (AFP/Jack Guez) Abir Bakir’s request said that Allan’s health was reaching a critical condition including [&hellip

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Israeli soldiers open fire on 13 year-old boy in Gaza

11th August 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Team | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Maher Shitat, 13 years old, was shot in the leg on Friday night by the occupation forces. Hi’s father sent him to bring his brother from a relative’s home and on the way there the soldiers shot him without previous advice. He [&hellip

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