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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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Gaza: Planting in something dead

5 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza  Around Gaza is a 300 meter “buffer zone,” a no go zone, a land of death.  Gaza is not just a prison, it is a shrinking prison.  Every time that Israel expands ...

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The psychology and coping of Balata refugee camp

by Alistair George 30 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Balata refugee camp, 2km east outside of Nablus, in the North of the West Bank, is a densely packed grid of permanent buildings and tight streets, many narrower ...

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Observations from Hebron daily life

26 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank A child of about eight years old sneaks past a multitude of soldiers at as they hold back Al Rumeida residents from climbing the hill to their homes. He runs into ...

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First time welcomed into Ni’lin

23 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank At 1 pm the demonstration in Ni’lin started. 4 ISM volunteers helped to protest against the illegal, Israeli Apartheid Aall. After reaching the wall, the Israel army attacked us by using ...

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Gaza: 29 years later, Palestinians march forward

22 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza For three years the Beit Hanoun Local Initiative and the International Solidarity Movement have marched into the buffer zone north of Beit Hanoun.  Tuesday, September 20th was no different.  We gathered near ...

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