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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
Haim Schwarczenberg http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.56006908077945...50543
Tamimi press http://www.facebook.com/Tamimipresspage/posts/770989909...12158
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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David Reeb http://youtu.be/4-PaT43uGLI

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, 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.

textThe social revolution will sweep Turkey Kurdistan sooner or later 06:39 Sun 16 Nov by Zaher Baher 1 comments

By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum

Below is the outcome of my visit to Northern Kurdistan in Turkey between 02/11/14 to 08/11/14 as one of a delegation from United Kingdom, organised by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign (PIK), People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and Democratic Society Congress (DTK).

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]

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]

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textBlood-baath in Syria and proletarian direct action Feb 15 Class War Group 0 comments

Greetings to proletarians in struggle in Syria, Egypt, Tunisia... and all over the world!

imageItalian speaking tour of an Anarchist Against the Wall Apr 07 Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici 0 comments

From 5-15 April 2009, a member of Anarchists Against the Wall, Haggai Matar (well-known also for his anti-militarist work, since he was one of the first of the new wave of political objectors to military service), will be in Italy for a speaking tour with the dual aim of providing updates on the current situation in the struggle against the wall and the occupation, and of collecting funds for the activities of AAtW. If you can, please come to one of the events below. If you are unable to attend but you want to contribute to the work of AAtW, please log on to http://awalls.org/donations for details on how to do so. [Italian]

textAnarchists Against the Wall and Bil'in Popular Committee awarded Carl von Ossietzky Medal Oct 17 1 comments

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imageIsrael-Palestine: The murder of Ahmad Husam Yousef Mousa Jul 30 0 comments

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retreat. At that point one of the soldiers shot a live round at Ahmad's head from a distance of about 10 meters.

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