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Azzun cut off from Palestinian infrastructure

International Women’s Peace Service 18 April 2009 The status quo of Azzun – a town with 12.000 inhabitants – is miserable and is getting worse in the distant future. Three big settlements were partly built on Azzun land so that ...

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Boycott this Israeli settlement builder

Abe Hayeem | The Guardian 28 April 2009 The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office must be commended for its decision to cancel renting premises for the UK embassy in Tel Aviv from the company Africa-Israel, owned by Israeli businessman and ...

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Israeli forces raid Awawi home in Hebron

26 April 2009 In the early hours of Sunday 26th of April, the house of the Awawi family in the old city of Hebron was raided by a group of 10 Israeli soldiers. Arriving at midnight, the soldiers ruthlessly searched ...

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Israeli soldiers arrest journalist, close village of Um al Kheir

Christian Peacemaker Team 24 April 2009 [Note: According to the Geneva Conventions, the International Court of Justice in the Hague, and numerous United Nations resolutions, all Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal. Most settlement outposts are considered ...

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Freedom Summer 2009: Defend the Land and Jerusalem

The International Solidarity Movement is issuing a call-out for internationals to volunteer as field activists and office workers in the West Bank, Gaza, and occupied East Jerusalem this summer. Whether you can come for only few weeks or several months, ...

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