It is a Life of Desperation: Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

Author: Claire Thaliana | Date: April 2015 Jabal al-Hussein refugee camp in Jordan.  Photo: C. Thaliana This message came from Umm Ahmed, a Palestinian grandmother who’s lived her whole life in the Jabal al-Hussein refugee camp in Jordan. She was recently able to visit her daughter in Palestine for the first time after seventeen years [&hellip

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Solidarity Through Filmmaking

Author: Daniel Roberts | Date: September 2015 Ahed struggling to pull her brother away from a soldier in their village of Nabi Saleh.  Photo: Bilal Tamimi Earlier this year I went to Palestine for my second stint as a volunteer with ISM. When I made the crossing via the Allenby Bridge from Jordan I was taken out of [&hellip

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Our solidarity community is growing and has made much positive progress over the years like the rise of the BDS campaign, an increase in campus activism and the increased visibility of Palestinian voices in the media. But we can’t can’t overlook the Palestinian economy which has been strangled and blockaded just like Palestinian lives and property. [&hellip

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PalBox: a new way to support Palestine‏

Palbox is a new project that supports Palestinian farmers, artists and craftspeople and benefits the nonviolent resistance in Palestine, as well.  Palbox is a gourmet gift box delivered four times a year to your doorstep and includes: • a 750ml bottle of Palestinian olive oil • 2 bars of olive oil soap • a bag of za’atar • [&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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