Summer 2020 ISM Newsletter

The all-new Summer 2020 edition of the ISM NorCal newsletter, “Live from Palestine, ” is now available. The newsletter is edited by ISM’s Jeff Pekrul and contains news reports, diaries, analysis, events and more. Download the PDF copy or read the articles below

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What’s it Like to be an ISM Volunteer? Interview with Edmond Sichrovsky

For this issue of the ISM Newsletter, our team talked with Edmond Sichrovsky, an Austrian ISM volunteer of Jewish origin who was forcibly deported from occupied Palestine after six hours of searching, interrogation and harassment at the Ben Gurion airport in October 2019. During his time in occupied Palestine, he volunteered with ISM’s media team [&hellip

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Keep Palestinian-led activism alive during COVID-19

Donate here To our friends and comrades: We would like to thank all of you for your continued solidarity and support for the freedom of the Palestinian people, whether through activism, protest, boycott, donations, or raising awareness online and personally. Because of you, the International Solidarity Movement has been able to continue using non-violent methods [&hellip

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ISM statement on reported FBI probe

Recently, the Intercept published a report of a surveillance investigation conducted by the FBI on the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). The highly invasive investigation targeted ISM activists, their associates, and other organizations ISM worked with, from 2004 – 2006, using informants as well as physical and telecommunications surveillance. We, at the International Solidarity Movement, denounce [&hellip

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in besieged Gaza and throughout Palestine

As we face the threat of COVID-19 in our own communities with social distancing, the importance of collective social solidarity becomes even more clear. COVID-19 poses a global threat, and some Palestinians are particularly vulnerable, such as Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and Palestinians living under siege in Gaza, where the health care system and [&hellip

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Dismantle the Ghetto: Defund the Hebron Fund!

Sign the petition: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/dismantle-the-ghetto-take-the-settlers-of-out-of-hebron-2 The Good Shepherd Collective, Hebron Defense Committee, Human Rights Defenders, the Christian Peacemaker Teams and the International Solidarity Movement make an urgent call for solidarity: Defund the Hebron Fund This February 25 will mark 26 years since Baruch Goldstein entered the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron and opened fire on Muslim worshippers attending [&hellip

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Urgent Call out for Volunteers – Palestinians reject the ‘deal of the century’

Palestinians oppose the “deal of the century” at a protest in al-Khalil (Hebron) At a time of heightened aggression against Palestinians by Israeli occupation forces suppressing “Deal of the Century” protests across the West Bank the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call out for volunteers. What is the ‘Deal of the Century?’ On [&hellip

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San Francisco protest TOMORROW Jan. 4: U.S. Out of Iraq! No war on Iran!

Saturday, January 4 12:00 pm Powell Street & Market San Francisco Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/639652846775800/ ISM NorCal supports this important protest tomorrow, part of a national day of action called by major antiwar groups to demand that the U.S. get out of Iraq and stop the war drive toward Iran. On Saturday, January 4 join us in [&hellip

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