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Bushfires ravage Iraq Burin amidst weekly demonstration

International Solidarity Movement 23 May 2010 The northern West Bank village of Iraq Burin demonstrated against the Israeli annexation of their farmlands today, resulting in the injury of one local protester by a tear gas projectile. Tear gas canisters landing ...

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Eight arrested in Beit Jala bulldozer action

International Solidarity Movement 17 May 2010 UPDATE: All eight of the activists arrested yesterday during the demonstration in Beit Jala were released last night at 11:30 p.m. Each arrestee was individually interrogated, and required to give the police his or ...

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Nakba Day observations span West Bank

International Solidarity Movement 16th May 2010 Al Ma’asara: ‘Culture is Resistance’ The village of Al Ma’asara, near Bethlehem, held a Palestinian cultural festival on Friday to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Nakba. Palestinian music, dance and poetry were all ...

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Victory for Iraq Burin as demonstrators commemorate the Nakba

Today fifty demonstrators from Iraq Burin, together with international activists, marched in commemoration of the Nakba’s 62nd anniversary, and to protest to the illegal Israeli occupation of the village’s lands. Israeli occupation forces enacted their policy of violent “crowd dispersal” ...

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Mabrouk Wadi Rahhal

International Solidarity Movement 15 May 2010 Today, Friday 14th May, the small farming village of Wadi Rahhal, just south of Bethlehem, held its first demonstration against the theft of its lands by the massive Israeli colony/settlement of Efrat. In particular, ...

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