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category mashriq / arabia / iraq | community struggles | news report author Monday May 19, 2014 21:02author by Ilan S. - AAtW, ainfos, Ahdut (Unity) Report this post to the editors

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]

Beit Ommar

Of today protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli occupation jails...The protest was organized by Beit Ommar popular movement at the entrance of the town at road 60 connecting south to north. 10s of heavily armed Israeli occupation forces attacked the protesters physically using guns buts and platoons in addition to using tear gas and stun grenades. Three participants were arrested and severely beaten including Yousef Abu Mariya 40 years old (Coordinator of Beit Ommar Popular Movement), Ahmad ABu Hashem (spokesman of the Popular Movement) and Kobi Snitz 38 years old (Israeli activist). Fascist soldiers blocked the town's entrances and occupied Palestinian houses rooftops, 17 May 2014.
Younes Arar



Thursday 15.5.14 Answering the call of the popular committees, hundreds of Palestinians staged a demonstration in front of the Ofer military prison compound, protesting the plight of Palestinian political prisoners. The IOF fired barrages of tear gas, plastic coated steel bullets and live ammunition. At least 10 people were taken to the hospital in Ramallah for treatment, including a photojournalist from Bilin who suffered gun shot wound to his abdomen and a head injury.
Haim Schwarczenberg


Clashes on May 16, 2014 in Betunia West Bank. Palestinians from the Ramallah area congregated this Friday in front of Ofer Military prison, at the same spot where two protesters were killed by IOF's live bullets the day before during clashes outside the Israeli-run Ofer prison following a protest to mark 'Nakba' or 'catastrophe' of the Jewish state's creation. forgone press published that Udeh and Nuwarah died in a Ramallah hospital after being shot in the chest during a protest near Ofer jail to demand the release of thousands of Palestinians held by Israel. The IOF, deployed on nearby roofs and a hilltop, attempted to disperse protesters by using barrages of tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets. A few protesters were injured and required medical attention. They were taken by ambulance to hospital
Haim Schwarczenberg
David Reeb


Demonstration in Friday 16.5.14
Maya Glasel

Nabi Saleh - 09/05/2014

For over two weeks, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners are hunger striking for dignity and freedom. The local popular committee in the village of Nabi Saleh dedicated Friday's demonstration to the hunger striking prisoners and called for national and global show of solidarity. Palestinians and solidarity activists marched towards the main entrance to the village, where they were met with barrages of tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets. A paramedic was injured from three such bullets while assisting another injured young man.
Bilal Tamimi


Friday, 9.12.14
Odai Qaddomi

South Hebron hills

Harassment of Palestinian farmers and shepherds in South Hebron hills
by both settlers and the army continues. These forces take over their lands
and prevent them from accessing it.

This coming Saturday, May 10, we will be heading again to our activity in
several locations in the
area, accompany Palestinian farmers and shepherds to their lands and help
them stand up for their rights.

Without the presence of activists, many farmers don't get the chance to
cultivate their land.
There is a direct link between the number of activists
who come to accompany the farmers and their
ability to live
a relatively normal life.

Sheik Jarah

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.They call upon each and every person who
supports their struggle to join them. Please make the effort and join them
this may 9th, for a vigil in support of their struggle.the vigil will
start at 4:00 Pm We will meet at the Sheikh Jarrah Garden, Nablus Road and
Dahlmann St.

Don't Say We Didn't Know 410
The Palestinian village of Tawayil, a satellite locality of the larger Akraba in the West Bank,is home to 250 persons.
On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Israeli soldiers entered the village and demolished three dwellings, a mosque, a sheep pen and a chicken coup, leaving 29 people homeless.
The village has suffered repeated demolitions. Thus, for example, the Israeli army demolished two homes, three water cisterns and a sheep pen this past January.
The village lands lie east of it, and a larger part of them has been declared by the Israeli army as a firing zone, serving it for maneuvers. Limited in tilling their more distant plots, farmers of this village have not been able to reach some of them.
On Thursday, May 1, 2014, Israeli officials escorted by police came to the Bedouin village of Rahma, near the Negev town of Yerucham, and demolished a home. They proceeded to demolish another home at Tel Sheva. They then demolished Al Arakib, yet again

Don't Say We Didn't Know 411

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Israeli authority agents escorted by police arrived at the Negev Bedouin village of Al Zarnoug (near Moshav Nevatim) and distributed home demolition orders. The government plans to evacuate this village numbering 4,000 inhabitants, in order to found a Jewish settlement named Omrit. Note that the Bedouin village Umm al Kheiran, too, is destined for destruction as the government intends to replace it with a Jewish settlement named Khiran.
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textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle really changed the world* 19:50 Sat 05 Sep by Ilan S. 0 comments

The failed arrest of 12 year old child in Nabi Saleh caused a million views storm in the media. This situation and the next Friday of the joint struggle demonstrated again how the involvement of the AATW Israeli Jews prevented in the past and prevent now the extinguishing of the non armed Palestinian struggle with rivers of blood. It was one shooting of Gil Naamati in 2003 in a joint action of the anarchists AATW that caused a real wide media scandal in Israel (which forced the higher commander of the army to visit him at hospital and apologize) that resulted in the change of shooting order about dispersing non armed demonstrations in the occupied lands when Israelis are involved. In addition to our helping to distribute the news, Our main contribution is the supply of "life insurance" to the Palestinians and even to the stone throwers in the demos.... though it is not perfect and along the years about 20 were killed and many more were injured. [Italiano]

Bil'in, 10.07.15. Photo: Mohammed Yasin Photography imagePalestine-Israel, The activists participating in the joint struggle get old... but the struggle is s... 14:10 Tue 28 Jul by Ilan S. 0 comments

It is hard for many activists when the real meaning of the struggle are not concrete achievable gains, but a global worldwide struggle. This week, the concrete and the global merged when the struggle against the destruction of Susiya village recruited international support and forced Israel to delay or even cancel the demolition of the village. Pressure from the imperial powers on Israel was joined by European warning about approaching sanctions against the Israeli banking system for its involvement in the settlers' projects in the occupied West Bank. It seems the erosion of Israeli immunity from paying for its war crimes is collecting momentum. The Israeli media is full of news about B.D.S. - the joint struggle in which thousands of international activists participate, contributing a lot. The heroic Bil'in, Ni'lin, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, Ma'sara, and Sheikh Jarrah keep the weekly flame from extinguishing. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, the joint struggle which enhance the B.D.S. suffer lately more punishments then ev... 03:57 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... 22:57 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... 23:20 Thu 07 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... 17:56 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 ... 03:37 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]

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