Sunday, August 20, 2017

popular resistance

  • "It’s not an Intifada, at least not yet" | February 25, 2016
    Since Oct. 2015, over 170 Palestinians and 27 Israelis have been killed in a wave of unrest across occupied Palestinian territories and Israel. Five months after its beginning, the question remains whether we’re witnessing a Third Intifada. .....
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  • Mariam Barghouti released on bail | April 16, 2014
    Mariam Barghouti, a 20-year-old student was released from military prison this evening, nearly one week after she was arrested by Israeli forces near the village of Nabi Saleh. .....
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  • Nonviolent protest village "Ein Hijleh" brutally evicted | February 07, 2014
    After 1:15 AM, on Thursday 7 February, many hundreds of Israeli soldiers, with bulldozers and sound bombs, invaded the Palestinian protest village of Ein Hijleh. Hundreds of volunteers from across the West Bank were scattered across the area, with dozens severely beaten and detained, including activists, journalists, men, women, and children. .....
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  • Commemorations, new strategies, and clashes in West Bank resistance village | December 10, 2013
    On Saturday, 7 December, the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh hosted a special event commemorating several important milestones and a new beginning for the Popular Struggle against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Approximately three hundred people, including 70 or 80 Israeli activists and a dozen or more internationals, were in ........
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  • Israeli soldiers return Palestinian flags to activists | July 17, 2013
    Three Palestinian activists followed an Israeli soldier back to his vehicle, demanding the return of the Palestinian flags and kufiyas he had taken after pulling them over after a demonstration on July 7, 2013. Activist Jamil Barghouti was hit with a tear gas canister from close proximity during the demonstration, and the group was on their way... .....
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  • Popular Struggle clashes with Israeli forces | July 10, 2013
    Demonstrators gathered last Wednesday, July 3, in an attempt to gain access to a road closed to Palestinians for over two years by the Israeli Defense Forces. The demonstration was organized through the collaborative efforts of Palestinian NGOs, the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee, and leaders of the popular struggle movement, including.... .....
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  • Israel’s puppet war unmasks apartheid regime | July 03, 2013
    The El-Hakawati theatre was colorfully adorned to host its annual International Puppet Festival when a closure order by the Israeli authorities dashed the expectations of the Palestinian children living in East Jerusalem. Now signs announcing the closure of the theatre from June 22 to 30 have replaced the festive decorations..... .....
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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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  • 65th Anniversary Nakba Commemorations in Ramallah | May 16, 2013
    On Wednesday 15 May Palestinians commemorated the 65th anniversary of the Nakba across the occupied Palestinian territories. Demonstrations ended up in clashes between the Palestinians and Israeli occupational forces in different parts of West Bank. Thousands of people gathered in Ramallah’s Yasser Arafat Square to mark the Nakba, Arabic for... .....
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  • Kufr Qaddoum persists in struggle against occupation | April 27, 2013
    Since the start of the weekly demonstrations in Kufr Qaddoum on July 1, 2011, the village has seen more than 120 arrests. More than 100,000 shekels have been paid in fines for those arrested. Over 2,000 people have suffered from severe tear-gas inhalation. One teenager was critically injured by a tear-gas canister that hit him in the head... .....
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  • Bil‘in: Eight years fighting the Wall | March 04, 2013
    On March 1, roughly 400 Palestinians & international supporters gathered in Bil‘in to mark the eighth anniversary of the popular resistance movement that has taken hold in the village. The demonstrations are held in Bil‘in in opposition to Israel‘s theft of land from the village by means of settlement construction and the Apartheid Wall... .....
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  • Salah Khawaja: Working for popular resistance | February 28, 2013
    There is little Salah Khawaja does not know when it comes to the subject of resistance in Palestine. Born in the village of Ni’lin, he was raised in an environment of creative, nonviolent and direct resistance. Now, at 45 years of age, he chairs the Popular Struggle Committee of Ni’lin and works in the Committee Against the Wall and Settlements... .....
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  • The surrounded town of Beit Ommar | February 18, 2013
    The village of Beit Ommar is effectively under siege. The town is penned in by settlements on three sides, and the fourth is dominated by an Israeli guard tower, severely restricting freedom of movement and access to land for the residents.The people of Beit Ommar hold demonstrations every Saturday and are often met with a violent response from... .....
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  • Two shot at Ofer prison as hunger strike demonstrations grow | February 16, 2013
    Israeli security forces responded with extreme violence to demonstrations held across the West Bank in solidarity with hunger strikers held in Israeli prisons without charge. The largest demonstration took place outside Ofer prison in Beitunia where Israeli soldiers shot two people with high-velocity bullets. The use of live ammunition against... .....
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  • The shrinking village of Bil’in and its resistance | February 11, 2013
    Bil’in is a small village near the city of Ramallah hemmed in on the west by eight Jewish settlements. As more and more of the village’s land has been confiscated over the years to make way for the flourishing settlement communities, huge chunks of Bil’in has been steadily disappearing. Today 60% of Bil’in land has been annexed for... .....
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  • Ni‘lin: Still steadfast, still in resistance | February 03, 2013
    Despite deaths, severe injuries, land confiscation & settler attacks, the people of Ni‘lin remain steadfast in their struggle against the Israeli occupation and the Apartheid Wall.  At a demonstration on Friday, January 26th, demonstrators from the village climbed the Wall and planted a Palestinian flag where it could be clearly seen by Israeli... .....
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  • Anniversary of Mustafa Tamimi’s murder | December 10, 2012
    On 9th December 2011, the second anniversary since the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh embarked on its popular resistance protests against the Israeli occupation in 2009, one village resident, Mustafa Tamimi, was shot in the face by a tear gas canister from a distance of less than 10 meters. One year later, Nabi Saleh is commemorating the death... .....
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