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Telling old stories in a new way: Palestinian dabke

At the first annual Hebron Festival, an event organized by the Hebron Municipality to celebrate the culture and history of Palestinians in Hebron, students from across the West Bank put on a theatrical performance, telling of life and history in Palestine through a play combined with music and dabke.

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Education under occupation

Soldier standing on another soldier taking pictures into a school

August 11 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron, occupied Palestine Whilst continuing my work with ISM this year, I spent four weeks working at the Hebron/al-Khalil office of Defence for Children International focussing on the way that the occupation has ...

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On beauty in Al-Khalil

Palestinians marching towards a gate that closes off Shuhada Street, Feb 22, 2019

February 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine I have spent about 30 days in Al-Khalil this year. A short stay by ISM standards, and nothing compared to the tens of thousands of people who call ...

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Soldier uses stun grenade on school children at Salaymeh

Soldier throwing concussion grenade at children

February 24, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil, occupied Palestine ISM were monitoring the checkpoint at Salaymeh this morning when they witnessed a soldier throwing a concussion grenade at children on the H1 side of the checkpoint. ...

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Hebron: non-violent protestors, press attacked by occupation forces

February 22, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil, occupied Palestine This afternoon Israeli occupation forces attacked a non-violent demonstration organised by Palestinian civil society and attended by locals, internationals and Israelis. Protestors demanding an end to the ...

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Anat Cohen assaults ISM volunteers in Al-Khalil (again)

Picture of Anat Cohen when she assaulted ISM volunteers 2019-02

February 08, 2019 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team | Al-Khalil, occupied Palestine ISM volunteers were detained by Hebron Police for over 8 hours after Anat Cohen assaulted them outside the Qurtuba school checkpoint on Thursday. In direct response to ...

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