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Palestine-Israel, The more Israel is threatened by B.D.S. the more vicious is to the Palestinians*

category mashriq / arabia / iraq | community struggles | news report author Wednesday March 12, 2014 00:19author by Ilan S. - AAtW, ainfos Ahdut (Unity)author email ilan.shalif at gmail dot comauthor address Tel Aviv Report this post to the editors

The emergence of the B.D.S. finds its expressions in both the Israeli media, the ruling elite, and the medium level of the capitalists. The harassment of the Ni'ilin, Nabi Saleh, and Qaddum is not applied to Bil'in which is in the focus of international attention. It seems the state forces got specific orders to be much more "lenient" even with the stones throwing Shabab. Lot of the Israeli activists lost their persistence as the development on the ground is not expanding and the advance of the B.D.S. is too abstract for them. For many Israeli and the Palestinian activists the big picture is not clear enough and they do not feel that we are winning. They do not really feel the satisfaction from the fact that our joint struggle is the important leaning point the lever of the B.D.S. need for its success. [Italiano]

Bil'in

This Friday we had anew experience of the weekly demo. About 10 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall, with flags of the anarchist-communist Ahdut, joined about dozens of Bil'iners in the march from the Abu Lamun grove to the gate in the separation wall. When we arrived there - yet without harassment, we started to march along the wall. the state forces started at firs a symbolic throwing of tear gas grenades which resulted in the shabab getting into action. Gradually the state force escalated, but due to strong southern wind they failed to drive us away. After nearly an hour in which they tasted their own tear gas - some returned to them by the wind and some by the shabab, they came with an armored car to distribute the teargas defectively and we gradually retreated to the village..
Weekly Demonstration 07.3.2014.Great shabab cut electricity on the separation wall
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202588066115839
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=np.125729526.10...53245
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.8068661093424...18321
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=806873519341744

Al Ma'sara

Friday weekly demonstration 07.3.2014 (12 photos)
In AlMasara today Palestinian protesters have managed to reach to the land to be annexed to settlements in the area. Protesters have left the village with their cars and headed towards the lands to be confiscated and annexed. Earlier in the day the village was declared a closed military zone.
The popular committees in AlMasara and Bethlehem assured the continuation of the popular resistance in the village and announced that they will continue to resist and stop Israeli forces from their continuous policies of land confiscation in the region.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.8069183260039...18321

Nabi Saleh

7 March 2014.Honoring Mu'taz Washaha from Bir Zeit, an activist murdered by the IOF a week prior, Palestinians and solidarity activists marched from Martyrs' Square at the center of Nabi Saleh towards the main road. Marking also international women's day, prominent female protesters also confronted the soldiers who attempted to brutally disperse the march. One woman was severely beaten and transferred to a Ramallah hospital. Several other protesters were injured from rubber-coated steel bullets.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.5046369496560...50543

For a video from today´s protest in Nabi Saleh taken by Palestine TV for their reportage view the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA3-_H7wDl8
For photos from today´s protest in Nabi Saleh please visit the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.8068939493397...18321
Younes Arar https://www.facebook.com/younes.arar/media_set?set=a.10...65759
David Reeb http://youtu.be/7MujVTPyxG4

Qaddum

"2 ISRAELI activists were detained for few hours in police station when check point stopped them.
The army try to show UN who visit us on FRIDAY that they didn’t use violence and only Palestinian throw stones by talking with loudspeaker by one of the officers . But the Israeli army when they feel that the UN leave the village began gathering themselves and jeeps and bulldozer shooting tear gas canisters direct by guns and by the machine on the jeep. Many suffocated cases between us but no injured or arrested people.
The Israeli army used tear gas canisters and sound bombs during their suppression of K Q march which began at 12:15 after praying. Hundreds of people participate the march beside friends from ISM and friends from Israeli activists"
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.7071733259713...14816
Odai Qaddomi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esYnhhduwZQ

Sheikh Jarrah

The residents of Sheikh Jarrah are continuing their protest vigils in the neighborhood every Friday, protesting their violent evictions from their homes,
the taking over of the neighborhood by the settlers, and the Judaization of East Jerusalem.
protest, March 2014
https://www.facebook.com/amir.bitan/media_set?set=a.813...37581

International Women's Day solidarity with Gaza

Yesterday (8.3) taken on the border of Gaza

Marking international women's day, 20 Israeli activists with the Coalition of Women for Peace staged a show of solidarity with women (and men) in besieged Gaza, using light sticks to form a call to Free Gaza in front of the Erez checkpoint and overlooking Beit Hanoun.
Haim Schwarczenberg https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.5046537329876...50543

Rap dedicated to the anarchists against the wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhtXWvJwDjE

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Don’t say we didn’t know #403

The efforts of the settlers and the IDF to expel the residents of Palestinian Susya continue.

On 11th February, 2014, settlers, probably coming from the settlement Susya, uprooted about 100 olive saplings belonging to Palestinian Susya, in Wadi Sweid. A few days later settlers uprooted the remaining saplings on that land. On 15th February, 2014, Palestinian Susya residents and volunteers planted 120 olive saplings in the area of Ar-Rujum at Susya. All the trees were then uprooted by IDF soldiers.

On Wednesday, 26th February, 2014, government representatives accompanied by police came to demolish Bedouins’ homes in the Negev. In Tel Sheva they demolished a home. In Umm Batin near Omer they demolished a home. In Kuhla, some 10 km west of Arad, they demolished another home. The next day they went on to demolish another home, in Umm Namila, north of Rahat.

Questions & queries: amosg@shefayim.org.il

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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.
See also:
http://awalls.org http://ilan.shalif.com/anarchy/glimpses/glimpses.html
http://ilan.shalif.com/anarchy/glimpses/glimpses-it.html
http://ilan.shalif.com/anarchy/glimpses/glimpses-heb.html
Ahdut (Unity) blog: http://unityispa.wordpress.com/

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textPalestine-Israel, the joint struggle which enhance the B.D.S. suffer lately more punishments then ev... 04:57 Tue 02 Jun by Ilan S. 0 comments

The non armed joint actions - mainly few Friday demos, do not cause the Israeli armed forces much load. However, the focusing of the media on these, and more so the international activist participating in them who enhance the international struggle when they return home, really worry the Israeli authorities. Their borders screening which succeed to prevent the entry of activists is not much effective. The Israeli ruling elite is not in panic yet, but lately they worry a lot. The president of Israel warn that the development of the B.D.S. must cause a real concern. The threat of the expulsion from the FIFA cause Israel to make concession to prevent the voting and even agreed to a special monitoring comity. The subject of the B.D.S. is more and more in the media and many of the speaker admit their fear from its intensifying. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, As the split in the elite, a part of which is already suffering, threatens Prime m... 23:57 Fri 22 May by Ilan S. 0 comments

The election which was a response to rebellion in the elite - threatening to restrict his daily newspaper - resulted in a partial defeat. He is dependant now on the support of the center-right party and the orthodox parties,and now he is trying desperately to regain control. The mounting pressure on Israel threatens to take a fast escalation. It is already expressed in the threat to expel Israel from FIFA and of intervention of the Hague Court. The French initiative in the UN security council is approaching. The escalation in transfer actions - both within Israel and the West Bank is an effort to recruit at least the support of orthodox parties and the extreme right. In spite of harsher efforts to repress the Palestinian struggle - both in occupied east Jerusalem and the popular non-armed struggle the struggle continues. The very optimistic activists already feel the approaching victory. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle enhance the B.D.S. which intensify the international pressure w... 00:20 Fri 08 May by Ilan S. 0 comments

The B.D.S. which intensify the pressure not only worry the Israeli elite - it already caused a split in it. The split expressed in the initiation of law against the Netaniahu daily caused him to dismantle his coalition and call for election. The result was even worse for him. He lost the majority of the hard core right. The 61 (versus 59) coalition was achieved only with Kakhlon center-right that already blocked the main rightist moves and some of the extreme neoliberal tendency. A new power balance in the Israeli elite may result with a near future coalition with the pseudo left party Zionist List or even entirely different coalition without Netaniahu or even without the Licud party. With this back ground, transfer of Palestinians intensify - both citizens of Israel and in the occupy west bank... And the repression and struggle continue in Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Nebi Saleh, Qadoom, Ma'asarah, Sheikh Jarrah, South Hebron Hills and sporadicly in other places. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle continues with fresh conviction that it is a fulcrum of the int... 18:56 Sat 18 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

With the conviction that our main contribution is not so much in changes on the ground but in the spirit of the struggle of the participants and the fulcrum we provide to the international lever. The gradual increase in international pressure which the Israeli high court verdict is that is a criminal act for Israeli to promote causing already much of damages in the economy of occupation and concern of the Zionist-colonialist Israeli ruling Elite. We see here again how small number of activists can initiate a turn in the course of history when it is applied in the ripe cross-road. It started in a small joint camp in Masha 2003 for struggle against the separation fence, after the idea raised half a year earlier in the European People Global Action conference in Leiden - in which activists from the East of the Mediterranean region participated too. The camp initiated struggles in various villages that riped at 2005 in the Bil'in struggle... which expanded and expanded...

textPalestine-Israel, The collapse of the deterrent ability of Israel in the last Gaza war is expressed ... 04:37 Wed 08 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

The frustrated Israeli state force who do not dare to prevent the weekly non armed popular demonstrations - Joined and purely of Palestinians, resort to shooting on demonstrators with frequent use of live fire by snippers. In the annexed regions of Jerusalem they no more pretend it is not an occupied area and apply there the occupation procedures - both in treatment of detaining children and houses demolition. The "hot" areas of the popular non armed struggle gradually expand but still far away from a general uprising. The international popular struggle worry the Israeli elite but the damages to the Israeli economy is still in the margins. It seems the Zionist settler colonialist elite which bribed the tycoons section of the capitalist elite with extreme neo liberal measures cannot do it any more as other sections of the capitalist elite (backers of Cakhlon) rebelled.

textPalestine-Israel, the joint struggle in turbulent times of the fragmentation in the Zionist rilling ... 15:22 Sun 22 Mar by Ilan S. 0 comments

The merger between the Zionist leadership and the capitalist elite which started 1948 picked in the Tycoons dominance, at 20010. The "too successful" neo-liberalism was challenged by the social struggle, conflicts within the capitalist elite and threatened by international pressure yielded the diminishing power of the old order when the right lost its absolute power in the parliament depending now on the opponent of the milder Zionist right (Kachlon). It is not sure how fast the retreat in the neo-liberal trend and the defeat of the Tycoons combined with the international pressure will yield also retreat in the advance of the Zionist settler and transfer effort. Mean time the joint struggle continue in Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Nebi Saleh, Kadum, Ma'asarah, Southern Hebron Hills, Sheikh Jarrah, the Bedouins of the south, Dahamsh... with additional locations from time to time. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joined struggle in a decisive year* 23:42 Mon 09 Mar by Ilan S. 0 comments

The minimal pressure of the imperial power on Israel to soften its pressures applied to the would be transfered Palestinians of the 1967 occupied areas have its results (more in the west bank than in the Gaza Ghetto). The about 100.000 Palestinians of the occupied territories are employed by Israelis. Most of the roadblocks were removed. The rebellion of the Palestinians in the west bank is channeled mostly through a small minority of activists in the joint and separate week end activities. People are like holding their breath to see if the culminated crisis in the international arena will yield a significant break throw. Mean time, the persistent week end struggles - though in a diminished intensity in Bil'in, Ma'asara, Ni'ilin, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, South of Hebron Hills, Sheik Jarrah... with sporadic struggles in other locations. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle and the activists of the popular committees continue to contrib... 17:00 Mon 29 Dec by Ilan S. 0 comments

The approaching victory in the struggle to block the advance of the Zionist settler colonialist project and even to force it to retreat a bit do not make the real good people to like the enrolling of history. The approaching defeat make the Israeli elite take desperate steps and do its atrocities in the open. The efforts to transfer the Bedouins within 1948 borders and villagers in 1967 occupied territories escalate. The diminishing support of Israel by the imperial power due to changes in the dynamics of the region, world public opinions and economic losses it cause gradually change the power balance within the Israeli capitalist elite that may be expressed in the coming elections. On the ground, the joint struggle in Bil'in, Ni'lin, Ma'sara, Nebi Saleh, Sheikh Jarrah, Qaddum, and South Of Hebron Hills, is gradually expanding to other locations even without the "shield" of Israeli activists. [Italiano]

Bil'in, 12.12.14. Photo: Hamza Burnat imagePalestine-Israel, The joint struggle to the backdrop of the end-of-the-world "status quo" and as cat... 16:47 Mon 15 Dec by Ilan S. 0 comments

The old world order, in which US interests in the region East of the Mediterranean let Israel - a bastion of the US - continue with its Zionist settler colonialist in the 1967 occupied Palestine, has ended. Europe has started to advance its own interests, which are not in accord with the Israeli bastion. The independent steps of Europe are enhanced by its public opinion against Israeli colonialism to which the joint struggle in the West Bank contributes a lot. It was the approach of the imminent crisis that forced the Israeli Prime minister to call for elections, to save himself from the normally-timed election when the crisis would be the main agenda. The murder of the Palestinian minister of the popular struggles has focused attention on the ferment and rising of the popular non-armed struggles of which Israel is contemplating suppression with systematic use of live ammunition. [Italiano]

Bil'in. Photo: Mohammed Yasin imagePalestine-Israel - The joint struggle contributes to the shift in domination within the Israeli capi... 15:50 Sun 30 Nov by Ilan S. 0 comments

Israel was built mainly by the national socialists who owned 75% of the economy in 1949. Due to dependence on the imperial powers the so-called socialist elite invested a lot in building the Zionist-capitalist elite to which it lost power in 1977. Conflicts of interest within the Zionist-capitalist elite started to change the balance between the small tycoons section that supported the Zionist wish to transfer the Palestinians out and the capitalist section that integrated in the neo-liberal globalization who wish to exploit the Palestinians and the workers of neighboring countries. The restructuring of power relations in global capitalism after the last crisis had its Israeli expression in the near-bankruptcy of the tycoon elite and the present collapse of the government coalition. The economic damage which has already resulted from the B.D.S. campaign which is enhanced by the joint struggle seems to be hastening a shift in the balance of powers.

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