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Checkpoints destroy Palestinian economy

Street theatre and demonstration in Deir Ballut By Sarita Deir Ballut villagers were joined today by 30 International and Israeli activists in a demonstration against the military check point blocking the entrance to their village. Deir Ballut, southwest of Salfit, ...

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They still find ways to have fun

by Devon Sixty percent of the West Bank village of Kifl Haris are children under the age of 17.  on August first some of the village’s children demonstrated with us and stayed non-violent in the face of a foreign military ...

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Settlers in the midst

By Andrew Kids are jumping around. Dancing. A perspiring, lanky gray haired guy is fiddling nonstop and Harry Borrey, fresh from a brief kidnapping experience in Gaza is singing things like “We Shall Overcome” and telling various Israeli soldiers that ...

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Update on Shora Esamilan

Shora Esamilan, ISM activist from Sweden, has arrived back in her country after being deported from Israel. She was forced onto a plane by five policemen, including two brought in specially from Austria. On her way onto the plane, the ...

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Peace means the freedom of movement

July 29, 2005 by Sarita Ahooja Eight ISM Internationals from Canada, Sweden, and Spain, along with 5 Israeli activists joined in a spirited march with the villagers of Asira to protest military closures and demand free movement for Palestinians. The ...

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My Wife is in Jail, Again

by Adam Shapiro (The following was written by ISM cofounder Adam Shapiro after the June 20 arrest of Huaida Arraf in Bil’in, where she had joined villagers in protesting construction of Israel’s wall on their land.) Once again, for probably ...

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Six arrested in Bil’in

ISM photo: Israeli and internationals join Palestinians in the West Bank village of Bil’in on June 22 in a march to protest Israel’s illegal barrier which cuts through a gigantic swath of the village. Residents of the West Bank village ...

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