Double standards, one rule for all – except Palestinians

27th September 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Nabi Saleh, occupied Palestine On the 28th of August, Mahmoud Tamimi was arrested in Nabi Saleh during the weekly non violent demonstration. Every Friday, just after the prayer, the residents demonstrate against the expansion of the illegal settlement of Halamish which has continuously confiscated Palestinian [&hellip

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One broken camera (so far)

In February, 2008, our ISM chapter in Northern California received a request to buy a new camera for Emad Burnat in Bil’in, on the Palestinian West Bank.  Our donors responded, and that became the second of Emad’s Five Broken Cameras, the film that was nominated for an Academy Award in 2011. ISM volunteer JR reported [&hellip

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Palestinian Dies from Injuries Caused by Israeli Fire

Friday September 25, 2015 00:33 A Palestinian shot and critically injured by Israeli forces, at a military checkpoint in eastern Nablus, last week, died from his wounds on Thursday, medics said. Medical sources told Ma’an News Agency that Ahmad Izzat Khatatbeh, 26, died from his wounds after being shot three times in the shoulder, chest [&hellip

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Israeli forces targeting Palestinian children in al-Khalil (Hebron)

Everyday, Palestinian families get attacked by Israeli forces in their own homes. Sometimes they bang on the door in the middle of the night, scaring children and adults, ransacking the house. On some of these raids, both during the night and in daytime, Israeli forces randomly arrest family members and take them to an unknown [&hellip

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Statement from ISM: Respect is essential for solidarity

18 September 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Ramallah, occupied Palestine   The International Solidarity Movement rejects any action taken by International individuals or groups in Palestine that is done without invitation or in coordination with the Palestinian community, and that consequently disrespects Palestinians

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The women in Hebron cooperative

14th September 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine  International Solidarity Movement human rights monitors spend the afternoon at the Women in Hebron embroidery cooperative where Palestinian women are empowering themselves and persisting with grace in a colourful and beautiful way in a community space amidst the horror of the ongoing [&hellip

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UN General Assembly Votes For Raising Palestinian Flag

Friday September 11, 2015 08:33 The United Nations General Assembly voted, Thursday, in an overwhelming majority for raising the Palestinian flag at the United Nations, despite aggressive opposition led by the United States and Israel. The UN proposal achieved 119 votes out of the 193 UN member states, while only eight countries, headed by the [&hellip

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Jabari family again facing the threat of losing their land

The Jabari family in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) is again facing threats of settlers, taking over their land. The family owns a piece of land sandwidched between the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba and the Israeli police station Givat Ha’vot. Settlers built a synagogue tent on the land, but the Israeli Supreme Court finally took the [&hellip

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California Speaking Tour of David Sheen, Oct. 21-31, 2015

   Bring journalist David Sheen to your city! The Bullet, the Ballot, & the Boycott: Racism in Israel Today Sunday, October 25 2 PM Uptown Body and Fender 401 26th Street, Oakland CA 94612 Oct. 21-31, 2015, independent Canadian-Israeli journalist and filmmaker David Sheen will present the Bullet, the Ballot & the Boycott at venues throughout [&hellip

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Settler attacking international activists in Hebron

International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil Team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Yesterday in al-Khalil (Hebron) in occupied Palestine, a female settler harassed and attacked international activists who were monitoring a checkpoint during school-time. In the morning volunteers were standing close to Qurtuba school, monitoring children on their way to school. This school is particularly prone to attacks by [&hellip

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