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The fire under our feet: a journal piece

I’m OK. Actually, personally, my family and I are well, Alhamdililah! But I can feel the intensified fire under our feet. I know the feeling. And I know the explosion that comes after it. This week alone the Israeli apartheid ...

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Banksy and the Walled Off Hotel: a personal view

13th March 2017  |  International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team  |  Hebron, occupied Palestine Over the last weeks there has been a lot of noise about Banksy (a street artist from the UK, now darling of the art world) and his ...

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Elor Azaria verdict: a personal view

22nd February 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team, | Hebron, occupied Palestine Yesterday the Israeli soldier Elor Azaria was sentenced to 18 months in prison for the extra-judicial killing of Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, which happened last year in Hebron. Everybody ...

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Sumud: Palestinian for endurance

22nd February 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine  As a second time ISMer I write a blog for friends and supporters back home (at salamfrombetty.tumblr.com if you would like to follow).  I asked for questions ...

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Total impunity to mess with lives

Palestinian students, teachers, and 3 officials from the NGO, Safe the Children, on their way to the Qurtuba schools, are being denied entry through Shuhada Street Checkpoint.

14th February 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine Israeli forces, again, or rather still, are using their impunity as occupiers to humiliate, harass and intimidate Palestinians and internationals crossing Shuhada checkpoint in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron). The ...

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Humiliation

3rd February 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine No one can describe this feeling, when occupation did what it does best: humiliate, harass, humiliate. There is no words to say, today, I was treated like ...

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A Day in the life

26 January 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil team| Hebron, occupied Palestine Al-Khalil is unique from other villages, towns, and cities in the West Bank. Illegal Zionist colonial settlements are situated right in the center of the Old City. Whereas, ...

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Photos of soldiers: crime or joy?

23rd January 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine As an international, taking photos of the Israeli occupation soldiers is either considered wrong and harmful or a joy. Harmful…harmful to what exactly? The continuous illegal occupation? ...

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Remembering Tom Hurndall

16th January 2017 | International Solidarity Movement, ISM Australia | Gaza, occupied Palestine It’s 13 years since Tom Hurndall, a British activist with ISM, was shot in the head while trying to carry a small boy away from a conflict ...

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