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Umm al-Hiran, a village off the maps

First home demolished in the village

2nd December 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, Hebron/al-Khalil team | occupied Palestine Umm al-Hiran is a Bedouin village in the Negev desert in southern Israel. The village is surrounded by open landscape, the only structures in sight line. About a fifteen ...

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Assira, surrounded on all sides

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Assira al Quiblya is a West Bank village up on a hill between Huwwara and Nablus.  But unfortunately, it is not sufficiently uphill enough to be free and safe from the Yitzhar settlement.  This settlement, one of the most active ...

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We want our children back!

Women holding signs of their killed family members

29th November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine On Monday, 28th November 2016, Palestinians gathered to demand the bodies of their loved (brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, daughters and sons) – killed by the Israeli occupation ...

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Children: marvelous examples that life must go on whatever happens

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29th November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Children: marvelous examples that life must go on whatever happens, even if their growing up is influenced by negative experiences with settlers, soldiers, torture, humiliations… We experienced ...

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There is Only One Struggle

Palestinians in solidarity with Standing Rock water protectors

28th November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | occupied Palestine and Standing Rock Sometime after 9-11 U.S. police departments (State, local, & Sheriff’s Departments) along with many U.S. governmental law enforcement agencies such as Homeland Security, the FBI, ...

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Israeli forces cause fires at Ni’lin weekly protest

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25th November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, Huwarra team | Ni’lin, occupied Palestine The non-violent demonstrations against the illegal occupation of Palestine and the Apartheid Wall in in the West Bank village of Ni’lin have been going on weekly since ...

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Photo-Story: Mini walking tour of occupied Hebron

Diagnol metal bar is welded to doors in order to keep shops and homes permanently closed

24th November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine After our afternoon school run today, two of us took a walk around a small part of Al Khalil. The photos are sort of a mini-walking tour ...

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Protest in central Hebron against child arrests

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23rd November 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Monday 21 November at Ibn Rushd Square, youth from Hebron gathered together with adults at a protest against the Israeli detention of Palestinian children. The protest was ...

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