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Remember Tom

Tom Hurndall

11th April 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine The International Solidarity Movement today remembers Tom Hurndall, an ISM volunteer who was shot in the head by an Israeli sniper in Gaza. This terrible injury left Tom in a ...

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Bahaa runs for Palestine

(Photo by Rosa Schiano)

4th March 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Rosa Schiano | Gaza, Occupied Palestine In the shadow of the bleachers of Yarmouk stadium in Gaza City, still damaged by Israeli bombing, 400-meter Olympic runner Bahaa Al Farra trains. Bahaa took part in the ...

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Besieged Gaza Strip battered by historic storm

(Photo by Silvia Todeschini)

16th December 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Silvia Todeschini and Henni | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Gaza’s bad weather has disrupted access lines and flooded whole areas. Thousands of families have been evacuated. Numerous injuries and two deaths have been reported. The ...

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The Gaza Strip is closed and more besieged than ever

Israeli forces bombed and bulldozed Rafah's Yasser Arafat International Airport in 2001. (Photo by Radhika Sainath)

18th October 2013 | 3deVuit, Maria del Mar Fernández | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Israel continues to maintain a full, tight closure by land, sea, and air, on the only coastal enclave left to Palestine. This has become even worse since July, as ...

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Remembering Rachel Corrie

19th March 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus , Occupied Palestine Team Nablus On March 16th 2013, the International Solidarity Movement was joined by the International Women’s Peace Service and the Tanweer Center in commemorating the death of Rachel Corrie ...

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Tom Hurndal, RIP

12 January 2013 | International Solidarity Movement Tom was 21 years old when he was shot. A photography student, he had left the UK to volunteer as a ‘human shield’ in Iraq. Here he heard about the ISM, one of ...

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Rachel Corrie: Blaming the victim

Rachel Corrie on March 16,2003

Attorney Hussein Abu Hussein, who represented Rachel Corrie’s family in its suit against Israel, says they knew from the beginning that it would be an uphill battle to find truth and justice in an Israeli court. By Hussein Abu Hussein ...

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Two Stray Bullets in Gaza


by Johnny Bravo 24 March 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza On Sunday it was reported that a young boy had been shot on farmland near the Rafah crossing. The details were unclear. Several colleagues and I traveled to Rafah ...

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Sohaib, 6 years old, injured by an Israeli bullet

Sohaib Sultan X Ray Rafah

by Rosa Schiano 20 March 2012 | il Blog di Oliva On Saturday evening around 7pm, Israeli soldiers opened fire on the edge of Karm Abu Salem, east of Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Sohaib Sultan, 6 years old, was playing ...

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In memory of a hero: Rachel speaks truth

Click here to visit the Rachel Corrie Foundation

16 March 2012 | International Solidarity Movement On the anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s martyrdom today, the rain fell in quiet tears that watered Palestine in a confusing emotion of remorse and yet optimism—the same optimism we hear in the voice ...

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