April 2017 News from Palsolidarity

NYT: Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons Six year anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni Beatings, theft, and humiliation: Dismantle the Ghetto activist speaks of his ordeal following arrest at Land Day demonstrations Israeli soldiers occupy home of Palestinian family during Pesach, al-Khalil Israeli soldiers occupy home of Palestinian family during [&hellip

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al-Khalil on lockdown as Israeli settlers and tourists celebrate Pesach

AUTHOR: INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT DATE: APRIL 14, 2017 Since the evening of April 10th, 2017, Israeli forces have imposed increased restrictions on the Palestinians of al-Khalil as colonial settlers and Israeli tourists celebrate Pesach – or Passover – across the city. So far, homes have been occupied, checkpoints closed, and Palestinian children attacked with teargas [&hellip

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Israeli soldiers occupy home of Palestinian family during Pesach, al-Khalil Israeli soldiers occupy home of Palestinian family during Pesach, al-Khalil

AUTHOR: INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT DATE: APRIL 15, 2017 A Palestinian family living in the Old City of al-Khalil were subject to nightly home intrusions by Israeli forces throughout the week leading up to Pesach, or Passover. On Wednesday 12th April, ISM activists visited the home on Shalallah Street before staying with the family overnight to [&hellip

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Beatings, theft, and humiliation: Dismantle the Ghetto activist speaks of his ordeal following arrest at Land Day demonstrations

AUTHOR: INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT DATE: APRIL 15, 2017 Last week, amidst a slew of arrests by Israeli forces and subsequent court hearings, ISM activists had the opportunity to meet with Badee Dwaik; one of the four men arrested during the Land Day demonstrations in occupied al-Khalil. Badee, a seasoned activist of many decades and committee [&hellip

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Six year anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni

AUTHOR: INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT, GAZA TEAM Date: April 16, 2017 16th April 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | Gaza, occupied Palestine Today marks the 6th anniversary of the death of Vittorio Arrigoni, a journalist and an italian activist working with the International Solidarity Movement, in Gaza. Arrigoni first went to Gaza in 2008, [&hellip

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NYT: Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons

Author: Marwan Barghouti Date: April 17, 2017 Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these [&hellip

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