Friday, April 28, 2017

Videos

  • Against a hard surface | April 21, 2017
    To coincide with the opening of the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival, Palestine Monitor went backstage with one of the participating dance companies, the Yaa Samar! Dance Theater (YSDT). Their piece uses "walls" as a metaphor for the barriers people impose on themselves, as well as those inflicted by the occupation. .....
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  • Bethlehem gets ready for Christmas | December 21, 2016
    Watch: Despite a lack of funding to restore the world-famous Church of the Nativity and competition from Israeli tour operators, locals are determined to draw visitors and promote Palestine beyond religious sites. .....
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  • Ramallah Fun Run Raises Awareness for Palestinian Children | September 24, 2016
    On September 23, the Palestine Medical Relief Society (PMRS) hosted a fun run for children as part of its Lost Childhood campaign, with the support of Right To Movement, Ramallah. About 400 children, aged 5-14, were bussed into Ramallah from all over the West Bank, including several refugee camps. .....
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  • Rawabi, Palestine’s first planned city, enters new phase | August 01, 2016
    As the summer draws to a close, Rawabi seems to be entering a new stage in its development. The first school is set to open in September, and hundreds of new residents will move in by November. And last month, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah visited the site for the first time. .....
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  • Pope Francis I visits Bethlehem | May 27, 2014
    It was a scene of pure elation in Nativity Square in Bethlehem on Sunday as Palestinians celebrated the visit of Pope Francis I. Welcomed by Palestinian Christians, Muslims and tourists alike, the Pope held mass in the square for crowd of approximately 7,000 people. .....
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  • Night raid and arrests in Nabi Saleh caught on video | February 19, 2014
    At about 2:00 AM on Tuesday 18 February, around 50 or 60 armed soldiers and several military vehicles invaded the village of Nabi Saleh, going door to door and searching the homes. When it was over, after 4:30 in the morning, five people, including a youth aged 16, were blindfolded and taken away to an undisclosed location. .....
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  • Israel destroys two homes in Jerusalem | November 02, 2013
    Less than a week later, in the Al-Ashqariya neighborhood of Beit Hanina, a neighborhood of East Jerusalem, Rushdi Shweiki and his family were woken at 4:00 AM by a troop of Israeli soldiers accompanying three large bulldozers to the door of their four-story home. By 9:00 AM, when Rushdi’s brother Salah Shweiki managed to obtain a brief ... .....
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  • Wadi Fukin is disappearing | November 01, 2013
    Last week Israeli authorities stopped the construction of a park and children’s playground in Wadi Fukin, on the grounds that it was built without a license. After showing the Palestine Monitor around the site, Mr. Manasrah expressed his feelings of shame at the park‘s unfinished state. A simple idea bursting with love and good will, blocked ... .....
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  • The Euro-Palestinian Water Film Festival | October 24, 2013
    The United Nations (UN) named the year 2013 as the “International Year for Water Cooperation.” Since the start of the year, many projects have taken place worldwide aimed at increasing awareness about the international challenges and demands regarding water management, sanitation and access. .....
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  • Video: protest in Jerusalem | June 08, 2013
    Palestinians protested in Jerusalem after the Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa mosque to mark the Global March to Jerusalem and the anniversary of the Naksa. Israeli forces violently dispersed the protesters, injuring several people. .....
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  • Israeli Forces Repress Nakba Commemoration in Jerusalem | May 16, 2013
    The biggest event of this year’s 65th anniversary of the Nakba (Arabic for the catastrophe) took place outside of Damascus Gate in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem. Over 500 Palestinians and pro-Palestinian activists gathered for the remembrance, a tribute which was marred by clashes that erupted between Palestinians and the Israeli army ... .....
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  • Israeli forces evict Ahfad Younis, arrest Dr Mustafa Barghouti | March 24, 2013
    The newly erected village of Ahfad Younis which was built as an act of Palestinian popular resistance was invaded at around 3 a.m. March 24th, 2013. Around 600 Israeli Occupation Forces entered with weapons and forcefully evicted the residents in an aggressive manner. Four residents of the Palestinian village Ahfad Younis were arrested including .....
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  • The Estelle and its voyage to Gaza | October 13, 2012
    A number of pro-Palestinian solidarity groups and organizations have coordinated various flotillas to Gaza or “fly-ins” to Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport the past few years. The Estelle is the third attempt from the Freedom Flotilla Movement to challenge Israel’s naval blockade on Gaza.The Estelle, a ship originally from Finland, began its journey.... .....
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  • The Naqab Series I: A conversation with the head of Al Araqib | October 08, 2012
    The unrecognized Bedouin areas in Israel are Palestinian villages in the Naqab and the Galilee, which the Israeli government does not recognize as legal communities. Approximately half of the Bedouin citizens of Israel live in 39-45 such villages.The unrecognized villages are ineligible for municipal services such as connection to the electric.... .....
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  • The last kuffiyeh manufactory in Palestine | August 05, 2012
    Traditionally worn by Palestinian farmers, the Kufiyeh became a symbol of Palestinian nationalism and revolution against the British Mandate during the 1930s. Its notoriety increased during the 60s with the Palestinian resistance movement and Yasser Arafat‘s vesture as a symbol of identity and national struggle.Hirbawi Textile is a decades old ........
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  • Palestinians participate in the Jerusalem Film Festival | July 24, 2012
    It could have been uncomfortable, but instead the unlikely auditorium assigned for Monday’s July 9th screening of short films by Palestinian and Israeli directors on the subject of water, part of the Jerusalem Film Festival, was the perfect backdrop for an evening which both willingly and unwillingly highlighted where the dominating narrative... .....
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