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Fishing in Gaza – no day at the beach

24 October 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade I saw an Israeli naval warship for the first time yesterday, a concrete monster the color of ash, guzzling up the Mediterranean and spurting it out in its wake. I rose ...

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Ashraf Abu Rahmah was arrested for being himself

23 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank To some soldiers of the Israeli army, staying alone, being quiet, and carrying a flag is a crime. To them, people who act in that way should be arrested. At least ...

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Honeymoon in Gaza

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza I had just finished off a plate of homemade bread knaffe yesterday with a family in the south of Gaza, when we got the call: farmers in Beit Hanoun, a village in ...

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Youth arrested in Hebron over cereal

2 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On 2 October in Al Khalil (Hebron), the Israeli army and police arrested 2 Palestinian children based on petty, unfounded accusations whilst allowing settlers to employ violence with complete impunity. 13 ...

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Three cousins die in Gaza tunnel collapse

30 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Shortly after 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 25, three Palestinians died when sewage leaking from an Egyptian pipeline caused a tunnel connecting the Egyptian and Palestinian sides of the Rafah border, in ...

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