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Ongoing harassment and restrictions on farmers around Nablus

Burin road block

12th March 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Burin, Salim, and Awarta, Occupied Palestine Early spring marks an important time of the year for farmers around Nablus, where critical work must be done to ensure a quality olive harvest in October. In ...

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Released after over 10 years in an Israeli prison


22nd January 2015 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Awarta, Occupied Palestine Two weeks after his release from prison, ISM activists had the opportunity to sit with Aiman Awwad and his friend, Samer Zaqah, in their hometown of Awarta. ...

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Israeli settlers sabotage the olive harvest in Awarta

Awarta Olive Trees

23rd September 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Awarta, Occupied Palestine On the 28th of August, around 7:00 a.m., Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Itamar cut down and burnt more than 30 olive trees belonging to Awarta village before ...

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Palestinian kidnapped by Israeli forces in Awarta

Sameer Abu Shayb

16th June 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Awarta, Occupied Palestine At approximately 2:00 AM on the 15th June, Israeli soldiers conducted a night raid in the village of Awarta near Nablus, which was one of a series of raids and closures carried out by ...

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“What Happened to your Hand?”

Photo by ISM

24th May 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Awarta, Occupied Palestine On March 22nd 2013, Mohamad Walleed Qwareeq was near the local school in the northern district of the town of Awarta, located approximately 8 kilometers southeast of Nablus. ...

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Harassment in Awarta

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2nd May 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team| Awarta, Occupied Palestine At 4.30 am on Wednesday the 30th of April; a group of Israeli soldiers broke into a family home in the village of Awarta, near the illegal settlement of Itamar. 11 soldiers ...

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Prisoner released leads to celebrations in Awarta


18th March 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team | Awarta, Occupied Palestine Yesterday in the village of Awarta, 26-year-old Rais Abdat was released from an Israeli prison. Three years ago, two youths from Awarta killed a settler from the ...

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