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Palestine-Israel, Turmoiled weeks that backfired Israeli efforts to ignite a third armed Intifada in the west bank*

category mashriq / arabia / iraq | community struggles | news report author Monday July 07, 2014 01:59author 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 joint struggle in Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Ma'asara, Sheikh Jarah, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, Southern Hills of Hebron, Jaffa (Tel Aviv)

When the European pressure on Israel to compromise with the Palestinian elite collected momentum - already diminishing exports, Israel tried to take advanced of the kidnapped three settlers youth applying "plans from the drawer" trying to ignite armed Intifada. Nearly three weeks of propaganda based on lies (as if they are searching for the already known to them to be dead three youth) was all over the media. When lastly the bodies were "found", lies were exposed, and the harassments failed to ignite Intifada. The mounted hate crimes of the Israeli extreme right and murder of a Palestinian youth of the annexed East Jerusalem ignited an extreme response there and within the Palestinian regions within the 1948 borders. Vicious harassment of US-Palestinian youth - cousin of the murdered youth which was video typed became together with the video of the kidnapped cousin became viral all over the world and ignited solidarity demos all over the world. [Italiano]

Bil'in

Friday. 27.6.14 demo - in spite the hot weather, half a dozen with the anarchists against the wall and dozen internationals joint Bil'iner activists in the weekly demonstration against the wall and occupation. Due to friendly wind the Israeli state forces tested their own tear gas. After less than an hour of confronting them the end of the demo was declared and we returned to the village.
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Friday 4.7.14 Today's Bil'in weekly demonstration was against settler kidnapping of Palestinian youth Mohammad Khdeir. Miko Peled, the Israeli author and peace activist, has been arrested by the Israeli Military forces, during Bel'in weekly demo while he was holding a photo of Mohamed khudeir the kid who's been brutally tortured to death by Israeli settlers.Mico was released after 9 hours of interrogation about being in closed military zone... But really because he was not living the area near the wall fast enough. As I and another comrade were living fast enough, though we set to rest on our way, they passed near us but let us rest in peace...

Haitham Khatib https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDy_J1eNnNk
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Nabi Saleh

Friday, 27/06/2014. Under the blazing sun, in the last Friday before the month of Ramadan, Palestinians from the village of Nabi Saleh with Israeli and international supporters marched in protest of the current wave of raids, mass arrests and sieges, which followed the disappearance of three young settlers. The IOF attacked marchers with barrages of tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets. No major injuries reported
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Yaron Ben-Haim antinarrative.wordpress.com/2014/06/29/נאבי-סאלח-27-6-2014-nabi-salech/

4-7-14 The weekly demonstration in Nabi Saleh.https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=774750485902767
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QADDUM

Friday, 27/06/2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnYiMuRI6to

PHOTOS from the demonstration today (4.7.14) in Kufr Qaddum. Israeli forces fired many tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets
Gas and ruder coated steel bullets in kufr qaddum! The shabab retaliates with rocks. The army invades the village
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(images from: https://www.facebook.com/AlMasira.KufurKaddom).
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Sheikh Jarrah

Face of severe events in recent days, there is an increased presence of police and military in Sheikh Jarrah.
The residents seek our presence during the weekly protest.
Please make a special effort to reach tomorrow demonstration
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 July 4th,
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.

Jaffa

Demonstration against racist violence, at old Jaffa Clock Tower.activists filled the city's historic clock tower square in a show of rage over the killing of Muhammad Abu Khdeir from Shu'fat, and the current wave of racist incitement and violence towards Palestinians. Protesters also briefly blocked the road, bringing traffic to a halt.
Haim Schwarczenberg https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.5632087737988...50543

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DON’T SAY we DIDN’T KNOW 414

The Israeli police force’s Yoav unit is revealing the reasons for its existence, at the Bedouin village Al-Arakib. Twice last week (on Sunday and again on Wednesday), unit policemen demolished sheds which volunteers had installed inside Al-Arakib’s cemetery. The police ensured a presence in the village every day of the week, driving very close to people who were present on site, raising dust that made it difficult to breathe or to see. At night, they drove inside the cemetery, making a nuisance for the villagers, who have to sleep under the open skies. The police even disturbed the womenfolk, who were unable to relieve themselves with modesty. Near the end of the week, the Yoav unit was reinforced by a Border Police unit; together they harassed both residents of the village and their solidarity supporters.

Don't say we didn’t know #415

On Thursday, 19th June, 2014, an IDF force arrived at an entry road to a Palestinian area, Khallet El’Miya, north of Yatta, and demolished some 700 meters of that access road. Similarly, the entrance from the main road was blocked off. The force went on to demolish seven buildings in the nearby Palestinian village, Khallet a-Furun.

For further information: 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:
Glimpses of the year 2100 - 50 years after the revolution:
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/
Ahdut (Unity) Position paper about the Palestinian struggle http://www.anarkismo.net/article/27019

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textPalestine-Israel - a struggle that never ends between Zionist settler colonialism and the indigenous... 15:25 Sun 20 Jul by Ilan S. 0 comments

The war on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip continues for the 13th day. Demonstrations against Israeli warmongering continue both in Israel and throughout the world. All that Israel wants in this war that it has initiated is to thwart a Palestinian unity government and curb the peace agreements it might speed up. The danger of Hamas' surrender to the Palestinian Authority in the heels of its economic crisis has resulted from the actions of the new Egyptian government, which seriously threatens the project of splitting the Palestinians, something that Israel has invested extraordinary efforts in. Only the total collapse of Hamas rule in Gaza scares Israel more than that. However, due to internal problems among the Israel political elite and public opinion, the government refrained from revealing the true nature of the war, which is to stabilize independent Hamas rule in Gaza and prevent the need for Hamas to surrender to the Palestinian Authority of the West Bank. So, instead the Israeli government has exaggerated the reports about attacks against Hamas and is hiding the real agenda - the obstruction of Palestinian unity. [Italiano]

Israeli-Palestinian protest against national service. (Photo: RutySoft Galeria) imagePalestine-Israel: In the Beitunia murder, the joint struggle again highlights the most important asp... 21:47 Wed 28 May by Ilan S. 0 comments

Many objections were raised about the participation of Israelis in the non-armed struggle in the areas of Palestine occupied in the 1967 war. Some, mostly Palestinians, regarded it as a contribution to so called "normalization". Others claimed that Israeli activists should do their struggle within the Israeli population of the 1948 borders. Many anarchists raised reservations as the Palestinian popular struggle is a kind of capitalist "national independence struggle" for the self-determination of the Palestinian capitalist elite to monopolize the option for the exploitation of the Palestinian working masses - they just ignore the fact that most Palestinians wish for a bi-national democratic whole Palestine and not for a national Palestinian State. Others just do not take upon themselves the obligation to serve as a life-saving shield, as Israeli policy officially forbids the state forces to shoot to kill when Israelis are supposed to be among the demonstrators. Indigenous people struggle against settler colonialist transfer and marginalization is NOT the same as a national Bourgeoisie for "national independence" or "national self-determination". [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle activists insist in the efforts to change the world* 22:02 Mon 19 May by Ilan S. 0 comments

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]

textPalestine-Israel, The moment of truth is nearing, but short time considerations still block it* 04:25 Wed 07 May by Ilan S. 0 comments

The mounting pressure of world imperial powers seems to cause a section of Israel capitalist elite to accept the compromise offered by the Palestinian elite. Another section still want to delay the deal either to enjoy the short term gains or to improve the deal. They think that they can delay the settlement till the November election in the US with out any risk. Mean time the creeping transfer efforts continue mainly in the C areas of the occupied west bank and the suppression of Palestinian popular rebellion. The popular struggle continue both to slow the creeping transfer and to recruit international pressure to quicken the end of occupation. The joint struggle in the south Hebron hill help the Palestinian farmers Tsumud (persistence), in he Sheik Jarakh it help to curb the transfer in the East of Jerusalem. In Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Qaddum, and Ma'asara it help to freeze the murderous suppression of the popular struggle at large.

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle on the background of Israel preparation for withdrawal* 00:03 Wed 30 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

The Israeli Zionist-capitalist elite start to feel that the point of a showdown is nearing fast. They already realized the total backup of the US is diminishing due to the change in its global interests and diminishing of its power... but it still gambling that dragging time may increase their gains in the sphere of lands grabbing and domination on the future Palestinian state. However, the painful understanding that they will not get all that they demanded all the time since the Oslo agreement is already here. The Palestinian ruling elites in the west bank and in Gaza too are on their compromising road as the Fatah old guard and the Hamas are now contemplating sharing the spoils. The joint struggle which contribute its share to the world wide mounting pressure on Israel to compromise continue in spite of the increasing pressure of Israel to put end to it.

textPalestine-Israel, Though it seems lot of things are going to change soon - it is in a slow motion* 04:26 Wed 23 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

The prolonged status quo between the Israeli ruling elite and the Palestinian elite reach a climax. Changes in the balances of power within the Israeli capitalist elite is still in slow motion, but you can feel the vibrations. The joint struggle of the Palestinian grass root activists and the Israeli radicals is not expanding, but the new wave of total refusnic military service of Israeli youth - which already passed the hundred seems promising. The joint struggle in Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, Sheikh Jarah, South Hebron Hills, Arkib (within Israel) and other places from time to time keep the flame in spite of the harsh repression. The involvement of Israeli Jews and to a lesser measure international activists still prevent a massive bloody massacre of the unarmed Palestinian demonstrators. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel The struggle and the joint struggle continue in spite of the stand still* 13:34 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]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint popular struggle continues to backdrop of "talks" that change nothing 18:23 Fri 04 Apr by Ilan S. 0 comments

The joint struggle continues; even many activists have been "burned out" while waiting for short-term gains and victories. The advances in the international arena are paradoxically reducing the flame of most people in spite of the increase in suppression efforts by the anxious settlers and the Israeli authorities. The hard core of the activists continue their struggle in spite of the increased suppression, encouraged by every small success, by every tear grenade returned to the harassers, by every failure to cut a demonstration short. Bil'in, Ni'lin, Nabi Saleh, Ma'sara, the South Hebron Hills, and Sheikh Jarrah continue the weekly demonstrations in a stubborn mood of "tsumud" (persistence) - the long, long refusal to yield to the expulsion-transfer of the Zionist settler project. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The joint struggle continue on back ground of an immanent crash of "negotiations* 02:35 Thu 20 Mar by Ilan S. 0 comments

The political negotiations intended to prevent the involvement of international forums by the Palestinian ruling elite do not stop the joint struggle of popular movement which invigorate the B.D.S. efforts and the local non armed struggle. The increased suppression of the struggling communities and the transfer efforts in a choice location do not extinguish the flames of struggle and the persistent of the "Tsumud". Night raids in Ni'ilin, Bil'in, Nabi Saleh, and Qaddum, and arrests increase. The threats of dispersing the Friday demos with live ammunition towards the stone throwing Shabab is expressed from time to time by shots at youth legs. In Bil'in, the members of the Israeli anarcho-communist organization start to fill the gap resulted from the diminishing participation of the anarchists against the wall initiative. Our black and redNblack flags are accepted in a friendly mode. [Italiano]

textPalestine-Israel, The more Israel is threatened by B.D.S. the more vicious is to the Palestinians* 00:19 Wed 12 Mar by Ilan S. 0 comments

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]

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