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Welcome to the settler party

Illegal, Zionist settlers have decorated the Al Kurd home with Israeli flags.

by Jenna Bereld 28 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank As I pass, my Palestinian scarf is hidden in my bag – I do not want to get any spit on me tonight. Around the tomb of Shimon ...

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Fishing in Gaza – no day at the beach

Fishing in Gaza - Click here for more images

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

Ashraf Abu Rahmah's last peaceful demonstration - For more images click here

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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There is no east: Olive harvest in Gaza

Gaza Olive Harvest 2

15 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Gaza doesn’t have very much farmland left.  The expanding no go zone imposed by Israeli bullets and bulldozers constantly erode the amount of land left for Palestinians to farm in Gaza.  Mohamed ...

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The lonely olive tree of Bil’in

Fire caused by tear gas canisters

14 October 2011  | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Near the concrete wall which separates Bil’in from Modiin Illit colony, occupied by ultra-Orthodox Jews, there is an olive tree.  It is impossible to know how it survived the construction of the wall and how it continues to resist to the lack of a few cares that the specie ...

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A letter from Nariman Tamimi to the world

Bassem Tamimi photo: ActiveStills

7 October 2011  | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On 27 September 2011 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons announced the start of a campaign of disobedience to protest an escalating series of punitive measures taken against them by the ...

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