Israeli forces detain teens in East Jerusalem, obstruct wedding

JULY 30, 2015 10:00 A.M. (UPDATED: JULY 30, 2015 3:00 P.M.) Israeli undercover policemen and border guards detain a Palestinian in occupied East Jerusalem Sept. 27, 2013. (AFP/Jack Guez) JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Undercover Israeli forces detained a group of Palestinian teenagers from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya on Wednesday night, local sources said. [&hellip

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Gaza’s fishermen under constant attack by Israeli warships

27th July 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Team | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Ahmed: “Once I recover I’ll go fishing again…” Ismail (Ahmed’s father): “No, you won’t! That’s enough…” As Ismail tells ISM, “the occupation establishes the fishing limits according to the season. When there’s fish within 3-6 miles they don’t let us go further [&hellip

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Israeli forces continue abuses on Gaza fishermen, open fire at dawn

International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Team | Gaza, Occupied Palestine At 3:00 AM on the 21st of July 2015, Israeli forces once again opened fire on fishermen in Gaza’s Beit Lahia area. 20 year old Ahmed Ismail al-Sharafi was shot in the stomach while 2 other fishermen were arrested and one of the boats was taken [&hellip

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PRESS RELEASE: SUSIYA – New Standards for US Foreign Policy on Israel?

22nd July, 2015 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee | Ramallah, Occupied Palestine New Standards for US Foreign Policy on Israel?  U.S. State Department Urges Israel to refrain from demolishing Palestinian village, Susiya in the West Bank. Fears a deterioration in standard of policy of indigenous displacement.   In a US State Department press briefing, last [&hellip

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Nablus family home suffers brutal Israeli night raid

  July 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Awarta, Occupied Palestine On Sunday, July 12, at 1:30 am, a group of 40 Israeli soldiers came into the village of Awarta circling and raiding the home of 22 year old Izzat Qawariq right before the family was preparing to go to sleep

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Journal: When walking becomes a crime

13th July 2015 | Peter Cunliffe | Al Khalil, Occupied Palestine Last night at around 11:30 PM, we received a call from one of our Palestinian neighbors about an incident that was unfolding outside our window. A group of five Israeli soldiers were guarding two Palestinian youth, who did not look to be older than [&hellip

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Hundreds prevented from crossing to Jerusalem for Friday prayers

 Israeli forces deployed at a main checkpoint in northern Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank prevented hundreds of Palestinians from crossing into Jerusalem Friday morning, due to recently enforced entry restrictions based on age.Israeli forces prevented women between the ages of 16 and 30 from crossing to Jerusalem without permits, as well as men from [&hellip

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