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Palestine-Israel, the joint struggle starts to worry the Israeli ruling elite*

category mashriq / arabia / iraq | community struggles | news report author Tuesday December 24, 2013 18:46author by Ilan S. - AAtW, ainfos Ahdut (Unity)author email ilan.shalif at gmail dot comauthor address Tel Aviv Report this post to the editors

Those involved with the Bedouin struggle pay for it.

The unprecedentedly prolonged pre-trial detention of those involved with the Hura demo against the transfer of the Bedouins - including a Jew - may be in revenge for the dropping of the Praver transfer law, or a sign of an entirely new mode of suppressing dissent from the left. The state force pressures on the Palestinians involved in the joint struggle is escalating. The new front of conflicts between the state and the African refugees is escalating. The failure of the state to comply with the law passed against building concentration camps for refugees has ignited resistance from the refugees, culminating in a demo by a few thousand people on late Saturday evening in the commercial part of Tel Aviv, which a few hundred Israeli activists joined. The "electricity in the air" seemed to promise that the 50 thousand refugees are not going to take it passively any more. Israel may be forced to comply with the international refugees conventions. [Italiano]

Refugees Freedom march

150 African asylum seekers jailed in Israeli concentration camp who were transfered from a closed camp to a semi open one started a march from the south to the Jerusalem capital government compound on the 15.12.2013 supported for logistics by Israeli activists. After 48 hours they arrived there and demonstrated... and got brutally arrested and returned to the closed concentration camp.
http://972mag.com/asylum-seekers-who-left-open-prison-f...3866/
A protest outside the Israeli parliamentת following a three days march from the South of Israel
yisraelpnm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9InThBxYlU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hikJ9-QTQ5w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWN5EPoDqtE

Thursday 19-12-13

Another march of more than 200 refugees for freedom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvwr49lbS30
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=569558943130502
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1430633947167481
https://www.facebook.com/john.brown.3591/media_set?set=...54448
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgSbG3Te9cs
http://tv.social.org.il/social/2013/12/22/refugee-dem
Tel Aviv

Saturday, 21-12-13. About two to three thousands Sudan and Eritrean refugees and hundreds Israelis converges in a park near the central buss station. After some speeches we marched in the streets of the city shouting "freedom" and "no prisons". https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=664423863578538 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=771910719503515
Police used paper spray against refugees demo At least one has been arrested. https://twitter.com/activestills/status/414479999048376...oto/1 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=554672434610506
Tonight in center Tel Aviv: Thousands of African asylum seekers running through Habima Theater square during a ‪#‎MarchForFreedom‬ in solidarity with those under detention, calling for recognition of all refugees rights, December 21, 2013. The march began at Levinsky Park and crossed main streets in the city, police arrested three.
The state forces failed to block the marcher from blocking intersections. the last detainees released during Sunday.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151813510867073
More on our website: http://bit.ly/1f2b9as
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgSbG3Te9cs
http://tv.social.org.il/social/2013/12/22/refugee-dem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHBNXs1AheA 1:32:40 long
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qynv1ooLf2M

Bil'in

About a dozen Israelis (half of them from the anarchist-communist organization, Ahdut) joined about two dozen Bil'iners on Friday 20-12-13 against the occupation and the separation-robbing fence/wall. After the non violent demonstration ended, we found ourselves behind the lines of the Israeli armed forces war/confrontation between them and the village shabab.

Bil'in - Ramallah 20/12/2013 : Ashraf al-Khatib 33 years was shot with a rubber bullet in the back, Majed Bornat 18 years was shot with a rubber bullet in the head, Hamouda Yassin 22 years was shot with two rubber bullets in the thigh and back, Mohammed Abu rahma 17 was shot with a rubber bullet in the leg, Mohammad Yasin 19 years was shot with a rubber bullet in the thigh, Mohammed Hamad 22 years was shot with a rubber bullet in the thigh, Ali Abo rahma 23 was shot with a rubber bullet in the thigh, Basem Yassin 37 years was shot with a rubber bullet in the hand. Dozens of citizens and foreign peace activists suffered from tear gas inhalation in the Bil'in weekly march against the settlement and the apartheid wall: the march came in denouncing of Israeli crimes against Palestinian people and killing of two young men, Yassin and al-Saadi by Israeli army.
https://www.facebook.com/rani.fatah/posts/10202833946872872

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=102028327937640...53245
https://www.facebook.com/rani.fatah/posts/10202832682921274
ali darali https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlaP_J7g1Oc
yisraelpnm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I10ylyLgWwo

Nabi Saleh

Palestinian, Israeli and international solidarity activists marched today in the village of Nabi Saleh in honor of the village's martyrs Mustafa and Rushdi Tamimi, who were shot and killed by the Israeli military in 2011 and 2012 respectively. The marchers first passed by the homes of the martyrs' families, presenting them with commemorative plaques. From there, protesters continued towards the checkpoint, as the IOF fired barrages of tear gas canisters, rubber bullets and stun grenades in an attempt to disperse them. No major injuries reported.
By: Haim Schwarczenberg https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.4651196536077...50543
David Reeb http://youtu.be/QjVYfsLK8oo

Qaddum

On Friday, December 20 at 3:30am the army raided the village, shot tear gas, used stun grenades, arrested two Palestinians, Ghaleb Hilmi Shetwi 22 years old and Mohammad Rajab 32 years old and also raided the house of Murad Eshtewi , age 43 a spokesperson in the Palestinian authority and the head of the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee.
After a few hours the two were released. Then at 10 AM, about two hours before the demonstration was due to start, another group of soldiers came for Murad Eshtewi. They arrested him brutally spraying his eyes with pepper spray from very close quarters though he was not showing any resistance to the arrest and throwing stun grenades around him. One was thrown at his leg.
http://activist1.wordpress.com/2013/12/22/palestinian-r...tewi/
Arrest of Murad Shtawi By IDF today in Kufr Qaddum
Contributors: Avi Shavit (owner) and Alona Cohen Bence
Updated 4 minutes ago · Taken at Kufr Qaddum
Arrest of Murad Shtawi By IDF today in Kufr Qaddum https://www.facebook.com/avi.shavit.1/media_set?set=a.5...92776
Photos taken on the morning of Friday 20.12.13 by Odai Qaddomi
https://www.facebook.com/avi.shavit.1/media_set?set=a.5...92776
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx7Kc1XVSEo

Shikh Jarah

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=667403463299267...ype=1

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* From my blog at: http://ilanisagainstwalls.blogspot.com
See at the blog previous reports about the joint struggles the Anarchists Against the Wall take part in.
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textPalestine-Israel - the joint struggle in turbulent times.* 02:03 Tue 11 Nov by Ilan S. 0 comments

The popular unarmed struggle of Palestinian communities joined by the Israeli Anarchists Against the Wall and others is not a struggle for the "national liberation" or "self determination" of the Palestinian nation. It is the struggle of Palestinian people, of which the overwhelming majority are working people, against the threat of transfer and the suppression and exploitation by the Israeli Zionist settler colonialist project. None of those involved in the struggle who are not in the Palestinian elite have illusions about the Palestinian elite and the state they will rule and manage after the end of the occupation. None of those involved in the struggle believe that the end of the direct occupation will solve the 1948 Nakba and the refugee problems. However, they still prefer the end of the occupation and independence from Israel, over direct Israeli rule, as it will not be an agent of transfer or of such brutal suppression and exploitation. [Italiano]

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Week after week, on weekend and in the week-days to anarchists and other activists insist of leaning our Shoulders on the wheels of history that revolve too slow and push them as much as we can. There is not much of energy in the masses and many activists lost the urge to participate, but still many of us persist and join the meager efforts of the Palestinians who resist the advancing transfer efforts of the Israeli Zionist project and its state forces. The international solidarity activists who join us bring with them the echoes of world wide expanding support and the message that our struggle contribute a lot to it. The frustrated Israeli state forces continue their murderous efforts to extinguish the popular struggle adding live ammunition from time to time like the last week at the demo in Bitunia (near the Ofer concentration camp) but retreat under mounting international pressure. [Italiano]

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textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle on the background of Israel preparation for withdrawal* 23:03 Tue 29 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

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textPalestine-Israel, Though it seems lot of things are going to change soon - it is in a slow motion* 03:26 Wed 23 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

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textPalestine-Israel The struggle and the joint struggle continue in spite of the stand still* 12:34 Mon 14 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

May be it is because the Arabic Spring and the wave in the developed countries raised too much the hopes for change followed by disillusions. May be it was (like the big wave in Israel that mobilized about 10% of the population) a kind of releasing pressure valve... The struggle still continue, but the number of participants diminished and the moral of those who continue is not high. The smaller flame of hope for a radical change in our tortured home land is nourished by the change in the imperial power balance, the gradual withdrawal of the US from the region and the increasing pressure for change by Europe with the B.D.S. at its front. But, the joint struggle continue, and the gradual bunt out of many of the old timer activists of the anarchists against the wall is partly replaced by the new wave of total refusnics of mandatory military service for high school graduates and the activists of the anarchist-communist Ahdut. [Italiano]

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