Monday, September 21, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The non armed social struggle increase in response to increase in Israeli assaults.

Israeli state which failed in its year ago offensive on the Hamas in Gaza, suffer also from its diminishing bargain power in the international arena, manipulate the internal discomfort of public opinions by increasing the encroachment on Palestinian spaces - both in the 1967 occupied west bank and within the 1948 borders. The diminishing in the support of the Israeli elite to the prime minister Netaniahu and his group push him to increase his political gambling that can crash him in the first big loss. His failure to pass his Gas scheme and the civil case in court in which his wife is grilled, may be the first signs of his approaching doom. In spite the efforts to lower the social pressure in the west bank by increasing the employment of west-bakers within Israel the popular resistance increase both in the occupied Jerusalem and in the west bank.


Friday 11-9-15 - The demonstration today, in Bi'lin was in solidarity with the prisoners and the Dawahbshi-family who were burned alive and ultimately die of their injuries. Two dozen Israelis (half with the anarchists against the wall and half the Yosamba drummers), Joined dozens of internationals... and the Bil'in activists for an half hour of confrontation with the Israeli armed forces. The wind was not friendly today and sided with the soldiers. The tear gas today was not too fragrant.
We were pushed back to the edge of the village but refused to disperse and mingled for awhile after the state force went away contemplating a march to the forbidden area of the separation wall on the west of the freed lands.
Friday 18-9-15 - never a boring Friday. 9 Israelis (the tenth one got cold feet just when we entered the cars ...), and nearly 20 internationals, joined the local activists in the weekly demo. The Israeli soldiers were seemed too passive and we approach the "war zone" cautiously. And the usual shower of tear gas was not coming. The more daring ones started to climb the hill approaching the soldier who were strong on warning but very few tear gas was thrown. Some of the activists stayed near the soldiers till the 30 minutes confrontation ended and they went away without any of the horrible thing we suspected from the strange behaviour of the soldiers.
It seems the belligerent higher commander of the region was replaced with more sane one and thus the last few "strange" weekly demos.


Weekly protest against the wall and the occupation

Nabi Saleh

This Friday, 11/09/2015 Palestinians called for hoisting the national flag, as a symbol of steadfastness and resistance to the ongoing Israeli occupation. In addition, Palestinians expressed their rage over the killing of the Dawabsheh family of Duma – Sa’d, baby Ali and Riham, who passed away earlier this week – and call on the Israeli authorities to arrest the arsonists. In Nabi Saleh, which has endured increased violence in the past few weeks, locals and solidarity activists confronted the Israeli army waving the Palestinian flag. The IDF responded with tear gas and rubber bullets, as well as several attempts to nab protesters and arrest them. Soldiers tried to ambush protesters, but failed to arrest them. Instead, they raided the village and hurled sun grenades and tear gas canister at houses and olive trees, causing a small fire. No major injuries reported.
David Reeb
David Reeb


11-9-15 "4 Young Palestinians wounded by zio pigs in Kufr Qaddum, west of Qalqilya, during clashes today
Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets as well as sponge bullets, tear gas, stun grenades, and skunk water to disperse protesters.
And Israeli criminals injured Yusif Shtewei , 24 years old with a sponge bullet to the head. He is in moderate condition ..... "
18-9-15 Many injured in today's kufr Qaddum demo. The pics don't show the snipers I'm afraid

Don’t say we didn’t know #466
On Friday, 28th August, 2015, during the weekly demonstration of the Palestinian village Qadum, where villagers protest land confiscations and closure of the road to their village, IDF soldiers sprayed water on an electricity transformer which transfers electricity to the village. As a result, the villagers had to replace the transformer.
On Friday, 4th September, 2015, IDF soldiers damaged the transformer, yet again, during the weekly demonstration against land confiscations. Yet again the villagers had to replace the transformer. In both cases, the entire village was without power for some hours.
On Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 at 11:30 p.m., a settler from Qedumim damaged an electricity pole which conducts electricity through the settlement, causing an electricity outage in the Palestinian village Qadum for 13 hours.
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On Thursday, 3rd September, 2015, government representatives, escorted by the police, demolished a home near Tel Sheva, a Bedouin township in the Negev. In Wadi Ghawawin, near Road 31, they demolished another home.

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See at the blog previous reports about the joint struggles the Anarchists Against the Wall take part in.
See also: Stories from the year 2100 - 50 years after the revolution

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The joint struggle really changed the world*

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.


Friday 21-8-15 Friday 21-8-15 in Bil'in. It started as usual with marching down the hill the village is located on towards the old route of the dismantled separation fence.
8 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall with dozens of internationals joined the village activists.
Just when we reached the valley the Israeli state forces started to shower us with tear gas. Taking advantage of the northern wind part of us moved north through the olive orchard to confront the other unit positioned there. After less than the usual 30 minutes of confrontation the state forces returned to their position behind the newer separation wall on the west.
We regrouped and we started a new march towards the last months forbidden area between the old route and the new wall.
It took a while to the surprised state force to return to our side of the wall and start shooting tear gas.
After a long confrontation we ended the demo and returned to the village.
Another week in a row I missed the tear gas because the northern wind and being too careful...
28-8-15 Border police came again for training in Bil'in Friday demo and arrested one activist and one photographer.
This Friday was promising surprises. The northern wind brought the hope the Israeli forces will not have an easy day. However, the 5 Israelis and two dozen internationals that joined the local activists could predict before hand that it will not be easy. There were more than usual armoured car waiting for us. There were border police which promised arrests...
As part of their vicious plan, they "allowed" us to cross the valley and come near them. Only then they started to shower us with tear gas. A unit positioned not far from the road as a kind of ambush was ready to get into action.
The abrupt change in the wind carrying the tear gas delayed the arrests for a while.
Not long afterwards the arrest were done and one long time activist and a young photographer were taken.
A moderate dose of tear gas covered for me the deficit of the previous two Fridays on which I was too careful.
Me in it

4.9.15 It was just another Friday demo against the occupation and settlers but it turned to be a very strange one. Five Israelis with the AATW and bus load of few dozen internationals joined the Bil'iners. The Israeli forces came as usual the last few months to block our way to the new separation wall on the border of the lands given back by court order. They even positioned one armoured car nearer to the olive orchard at the foot of the hill so we will be within the range of tear gas shooting. When we passed the imaginary line, the state force shoot few grenades of tear gas and than stopped. Cautiously the more daring one advanced a bit but the usual barrage of tear gas never come. Even when the soldiers identified one of the shabab who was throwing stones, the just warned him they will come to arrest him - no tear gas, no rubber coated bullet and not live fire... just warning. After the usual 30 minutes of presence the state forces left the area and we declared another victory.
Rani Abdel Fatah

Nabi Saleh

Friday 21-8-15 Sarit Michaeli with binyamin police station with Bilal Tamimi and david reeb, arrested for
allegedly violating a closed military zone order while documenting clashes in nabi saleh. This has to be my lightest arrest ever, we still have our phones
on us! But of course the misuse of closed military zone orders to stop documentation of incidents in the west bank is unacceptable.
"David and I refused the conditions they offered us, so we will be taken into custody until tomorrow night. We will then be brought in front of a judge
Bilal will be arrested until Sunday, and brought to the military court"
"With the news of the release of Muhammad 'Alan from administrative detention, Palestinian residents of Nabi Saleh, accompanied by solidarity activists, marched demanding the release of all political prisoners. 'Alan was on hunger strike for over two months, until the Israeli Supreme Court decided to temporarily lift his administrative detention order until his medical condition is clear. The IDF attempted to disperse the protesters using tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets, and then proceeded to arrest three people, all of them were engaging in documenting the protest: Bilal Tamimi, a local journalist, Sarit Michaeli, Betselem's spokesperson and David Reeb, an Israeli videographer."
28-8-15 Palestinians marched on Friday towards their confiscated lands, chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation. The IDF responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. A group of soldiers also ambushed the protesters, and while other soldiers diverted the attention of the villagers, this group began to chase after protesters in an attempt to arrest them. One Palestinian (19) and an international activist were thus arrested and taken away. An Israeli soldier tried to detain a minor (12 - with a broken hand) during clashes in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Friday, but a number of Palestinian women and children managed to stop him. "Today the IOF attacked and arrested (the demonstrators) and they trays to arrested my son Mohammad (12) who was Injured two days before and shot his brother Salam 9 years old and hitting my daughter Ahed Tamimi and my wife Nariman Tamimi an they are at the hospital now"
Crazy soldiers and de arresting of a young child
Bilal Tamimi
David Ribb
4.9.2015 In the wake of events of the previous Friday and global media attention, more Israelis with the anarchists against the wall, internationals, and Palestinians joined villagers of Nabi Saleh in a show of defiance against the occupation. Settlers also gathered across the hill, in the entrance to Halamish, in support of the Israeli army’s suppression of the Palestinian march. The IDF attempted to disperse the Palestinians initially with stun grenades, then tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets. The soldiers also arrested five Palestinians, including the journalist. They were all released later in the day. Although several protesters were hit by rubber bullets, no serious injuries were reported.
Bilal Tamimi
David Reeb



The kufr Qaddum demo today 21-8-15.
This week the Israeli army night raided the village and arrested 3 minors and two adults in grounds of participating in demonstrations. Two minors were released today under heavy fines but with no charges pressed (!) The more await their first Court heating before military judges Sunday
4 injured with rubber bullets in KAFR QUDOUM march today
Today in our march the Israeli occupation army stormed our village at about 10:30 shooting rubber bullets in all directions this caused injured
The army also targeted the mosque with tear gas and sound bombs beside houses with skunk water.
During spraying skunk water they damaged electricity net which provide the area of clashes with light.


Saturday 15-8-15 Vigil in support for Ido Rimon refusenik at the wall of military jail 4. RedNblack flags were carried by anarchists of Ahdut (unity).

Don't say we didn’t know #463

On Tuesday, 11th August, 2015, IDF soldiers came to the Palestinian village Jiftlik, in the Jordan Valley, to demolish two homes and two sheep-pens. The soldiers continued to Humsa, near the Bekaot checkpoint, and demolished a home and three sheep-pens there.

Eighteen souls were made homeless.

Sheikh Jarakh

Friday, 4.9, at 16:00 we will meet in the protest square in Sheikh Jerrah. Six years ago began the struggle against the evacuation of families from their homes by organized settlers, which manage to do so by an unequal usage of laws about the property following the 1948 war.
The successful struggle stopped any further evacuations in Sheikh Jerrah but could not do so for the entire city. The settlers’ organization discover new and awful ways to take control of more and more property in neighbourhoods like Silwan and the Muslim Quarter. In other places the city hall confiscates the lands that meant for development ; the separation wall was build inside the city to maintain an absolute Jewish majority.
In Sheikh Jerrah itself the trails about the different houses are about to be opened soon. In these days the tension is rising and the level of violence is again going up.
We will not allow the racist discrimination!
We won’t have privileges for Jews only!
We will not let the settlers expropriate steal and control!


Don't Say We Didn't Know 464

Many demolitions were carried out last week in the West Bank. Most of them were exposed in the media.

With the upcoming school year, I feel obliged to give voice to the following case:

On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Israeli soldiers demolished the schoolhouse that has been built in the Palestinian village of Khirbat Samra (in the Palestinian Jordan Valley, east of the Allon Road). Let it be known that in that entire area of the northern Palestinian Jordan Valley there is not a single school for Palestinian children now!

Don't say we didn’t know #465

On Sunday, 23rd August, 2015, earthworks for the building of the Jewish community Hiran, began. Hiran will be built on, and instead of, the Bedouin village Umm Al Hiran.

On Wednesday, 26th August, 2015, representatives of the government, escorted by the police, came for a day of demolitions in Bedouin villages in the Negev. In El-Za'arura, south-west of Arad, they uprooted olive trees and demolished a flood dam. In Kufr Ser, near Dimona, they demolished a home. In Bir El Hammam, near moshav Nevatim, they destroyed three homes. In Wadi Gawain, near Road No. 31, they demolished a shig (a Bedouin tent that serves as a community centre for men).
They demolished El'Araqib, yet again.

For further information:

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See also: Stories from the year 2100 - 50 years after the revolution

Monday, August 17, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The joint non armed struggle lost its excitement of novelty but it earned its replacement in the Tsumud (persistence)*

No one could predict that the joint camp in Masha 12 years ago of Israeli and Palestinian activists will ignite a wide movement of a joint non armed struggle which the Israeli occupying system will fail to extinguish. The thousands of activities and the tens of thousands of participates were not expected. Many small victories and the international B.D.S. warm the hearts of the not too many who persist in the joint struggle in spite of the mourning of those killed, empathy with the injured and solidarity with those arrested. The strong bond of partnership between the Palestinian activists and the Israeli Anarchists Against the Wall initiative was surprising. Disappointing but not surprising is the way the people of the Israeli anarchist scene refrained from adopting the initiative as the main recruiting mission. Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Ma'asara, Nebi Saleh, and Qaddum are still holding high the banner.


31-7-15 Today the demonstration was in solidarity with the baby burnt alive by settlers. This Palestinian baby has a name , his name is Ali Darabsha from Doma near #Nablus .
Another week in the long voyage for a better future in Bil'in. On the last day of the July month. 7 Israelis with the dwindling Anarchists Against the Wall initiative joined about dozen and a half internationals and the Bil'iners activists that refuse to stop struggling for a better future to the weekly demonstration. As usual lately, the Israeli state forces were waiting for us at the route of the route of the route of the old (dismantled) separation fence - just near the memorial of Bassem (Fil). When neared the range of the tear gas canisters the soldiers try to flood us with tear gas. Because of the changing directions of the wind we only needed to retreat a bit. After the usual lately 30 minutes, the state force went away with out trying to disperse us, and some of the demonstrators celebrated the small victory by going up the hill to the memorial for Bassem at the old route of the dismantled separation fence.
Iyad Burnat

Bil'in Friday 7-8-15 8 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall initiative, joined about 20 international activists and the village activists in the weekly demo. The friendly wind prevented the state force from disperse us - only forced most of us to retreat a bit before advancing again. After the third wave most of us returned to the village. The frequent showers of tear gas remained us we are really in a war and not just in a strange ritual.
Do not burn us- leave us to live in peace, let us have a future.
Palestinian children protesting today in the West Bank village of Bil'in wear a bib in solidarity with 18 month old Ali Saad Dawabsha, who was burned to death last week when an Israeli settler terrorist lit his house on fire with a firebomb while his entire family was sleeping inside. The bibs read "Good morning my mother", symbolically representing how Ali never got to and will never get to speak those words to his mother. The bibs also bear a yellow star, similar to the star that Hitler used to make the Jews wear to identify them and burn them. The kids also hold signs that read "Leave us to live a future" and "Leave us to live in peace."
Bil'in Friday 14-8-15 7 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall initiative joined international and village activists. While marching down the hill and chanting, the Israeli state forces started to shower us with tear gas. A military drone was flying high above to monitor the demo. The more experienced of us evaded the tear gas by moving to the north. When the soldiers on the north side went away I returned to the place the demo started from - waiting with others for the rest of the soldiers to go away... Only there I become aware I had not even smelled a bit of tear gas today.

Nabi Saleh

31-7-15 Following the Friday midday prayers, residents of Nabi Saleh marched to express their rage over the killing of Ali Dawabsheh. Ali, a toddle of a year and a half, burnt to death when Jewish settlers set fire to his family's home in the dead of night. Ali's parents and brother suffered massive burns and are in critical condition at the hospital. The IDF attempted to disperse the march using tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets.
Bilal's photos
David Reeb
Friday 7-8-15 Friday, August 7 2015 protest by the village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank against the theft of their land by the neighboring settlement Halamish,
David Reeb
Friday 14-8-15 Residents of the Ramallah-district village of Nabi Saleh, marched on Friday in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, and in particular Muhammad ‘Alan. ‘Alan, a Nablus-area attorney, has been under administrative detention order since last fall. He began a hunger strike demanding his release two months ago, and is currently hospitalized at an Israeli hospital, as his health continues to deteriorate. Marchers confronted the Israeli army, that attempted to disperse them using tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets. No major injuries reported.
Bilal Tamimi


Friday 7-8-15
Friday 14-8-15


Friday 7-8-15 The Palestinian town of Qaddum, the West Bank, protesting already four years against the Kedumim settlement, built on robbed lands of the village.
Every week, on Friday, there exists a demonstration organized by the Popular Committee of the village. This morning, the demonstration expressed solidarity with the Israeli girl Shilah Banki, murdered in the LGBT pride parade in Jerusalem.
Friday 14-8-15
Saturday, 15-8-15


Friday 7-8-15

Beit Elbarakah

Saturday, 8-8-15 Of today protest in front of the endangered Beit Elbarakah complex organized by South West Bank Popular Committees in solidarity with the Palestinian Dawabsheh family who were burned alive last Friday at dawn by terrorist Israel occupation colonists, the infant Ali was burned to death while his father, mother and 4 years old brother Ahmad suffered deep burns covered 80% of their bodies, today morning the hospital declared the death of the Father Sa'd Dawabsheh while the mother and brother are still in very critical condition...The protesters (Palestinians and international activists of ISM) chanted for ending colonization of Palestinian land, ending occupation of Palestinian land, bringing terrorist Israeli colonists and leaders to ICC, freedom, justice, dignity, among other slogan. The protesters were prevented from reaching the endangered complex by 10s of heavenly armed Israeli occupation forces, few soldiers violently attacked me and push me to the ground.
Younes Arar


Don't Say We Did Not Know #460

On July 18, 2015, Palestinians of the village Turmus ‘Aya discovered that 150 of their olive saplings had been either uprooted or destroyed by settlers. Their land is situated near a settlers' outpost called Adei Ad. This is the third time this year that settlers uproot or damage olive saplings belonging to the people of Turmus ‘Aya.
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Government agents escorted by police arrived on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, and demolished Bedouin homes in the Negev. They destroyed a home in Hura and another home in Hashm Zane (near Nevatim).

Don't Say We Didn't Know 461

A Palestinian chose to behave like a human being in spite of circumstances:
Nasser Jaber, of Hebron, crossed the neighborhood checkpoint (Jaber and Jabbari) on his way home on Wednesday, July 29 2015. After getting back his ID and permission to pass, he said "Have a good day" to the soldier. The soldier replied angrily that he was "not a friend of his", beat Nasser in the head and arrested him. Two hours later Nasser was taken to Hadassah En Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. After being treated there, he was returned to custody in Hebron. After release from custody, he was hospitalized in Hebron.

Don't Say We Didn't Know 462

The Prime Minister and his ministers condemned the murder of Palestinian baby Ali Dawabshe. That could have given hope for a different spirit on the part of the government and the Israeli army. Sadly, nothing on the ground has changed.
On Saturday August 1, 2015, settlers assaulted Palestinian farmers of Qusra village (west of Duma) who were tilling their land, situated in Area B. After the locals managed to calms things down, a policeman arrived and, at the settlers' behest, tried to arrest Palestinians. This revived the confrontation. The policeman ran off. In the clash that followed, Palestinians protected a policewoman present on the spot. The soldiers and policemen there did not detain any of the assailants.
That same day, settlers attacked the Palestinian village of Mughayer (south of Duma) and tried to set a home on fire. The inhabitants managed to chase the settlers out of the village. Soldiers who arrived on the spot protected the settlers, firing teargas at the Palestinians. In their escape, the settlers set fire to olive trees belonging to Palestinians. None of the assailants was detained.
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On Tuesday August 4, 2015, government agents escorted by police demolished two homes and three farming facilities belonging to the Bedouin Al Atrash family in Wadi Atir, east of Umm al Khiran. They proceeded to confiscated the water tanker as well. On the next day, they demolished Al Arakib yet again.

Amos Gvirtz

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See also: Stories from the year 2100 - 50 years after the revolution

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The activists participating in the joint struggle get old... but the struggle is still young and vigorous*

It is hard for many activists when the real meaning of the struggle not a concrete achievable gains, but a global world wide struggle. This week, the concrete and the global merged when the struggle against the destruction of the Susia village recruited international support and forced Israel to delay or even cancel the demolition of the village. The pressure from the imperial powers on Israel was joined by European warning about approaching sanctions on the Israeli banking system for its involvement in the settlers projects in the occupied west bank. It seems the eroding in the Israeli immunity from paying for its war crimes is collecting momentum. The Israeli media is full of news about the B.D.S. - the joint struggle in which thousands of international activists participate contribute to a lot. The heroic Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Nebi Saleh, Qaddum, Ma'asara, and Sheik Jarrah keep the weekly flame from extinguishing.


Friday10-7-15 demo. 5 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall and about dozen internationals joined the Bil'iners. As usual, just when the demo exited from the village and entered the olive trees region the Israeli armed forces started to shower us with tear gas. Due to the northern wind most of us remained around. After a while we started again to march and got a more violent shower with many small tear gas canisters which hit many of us but non was injured. We retreated farther in the direction of the village where we persisted till the army cars left the region and we could declare another small victory.
Friday17-7-15 demo. 10 Israelis with the Anarchists Against the Wall and about 20 internationals joined the village activists. Before we even started the demo the Israeli forces shoot first warning tear gas canisters. Short while after we started chanting and marching down the road the first barrage of tear gas was started. Due to a temporary northern wind we manage to retreat a bit safely. After a long while a second march started with the more bold participants who got a second shower of tear gas before retreating. The more persistent ones remained till the state forces went a way to declare our victory.
2Friday 24-7-15 was a "good Friday" (:
We were 7 Israelis with the Anarchist Against the Wall initiative. We joined about 15 international and the Bil'iners activists in a hot summer day for the short march from the village towards the old route of the separation fence - were the Israeli state force locate themselves the last months.
After weeks in which the wind blew mainly from the west and carried the tear gas towards us, we had a nice surprise. There was a strong northern wind all along the demo. The Israeli state forces failed to cop with it and only forced us to walk among the olive trees to the north. After the usual 30 minutes the forces went away without dispersing us even once.
A sweet victory

South West Bank - Beit Elbaraka

Of today protest organized by South West Bank popular Committee in front of Beit Elbaraka (House of Blessing) endangered compound. The Protesters declared during the protest the formation of Beit Elbaraka Defense Committee which aims at providing the necessary legal aid to protect the compound of being confiscated, internationalize the cause of this compound, to organize protests regularly in that area, provide am much media coverage as we locally and internationally to shed more light on this endangered area, and to connect with local and international NGOs and solidarity movements to help us protect this property. The protesters (Palestinian, Israeli and international activists) chanted for freedom, raised Palestinian flags and signs demanding to boycott Israeli occupation and to put and end of Israeli occupation and the illegal colonization of Palestinian land. 10s of heavily armed Zionist occupation forces prevented us at gunpoint from reaching the compound. This compound was a hospital serving the Palestinian local communities until 1983 and is part of the Palestinian Christian endowment, 11 July 2015.
South West Bank Popular Committee

Nebi Saleh

On the last Friday of Ramadan, residents of Nabi Saleh confronted the Israeli army, demanding an end to land expropriations and the release of political prisoners. The IDF attempted to disperse protesters using tear gas, rubber bullets and many rounds of live ammunition. No injuries reported.
Friday 10-7-2015 -
David Reeb
Nabi Saleh 24/07/2015 Villagers and solidarity activists - including Israelis with the anarchists against the wall initiative, marched against the occupation in Nabi Saleh, heading for the hilly edge of the village overlooking the settlement of Halamish. The IDF, however, was already waiting for demonstrators with at least two snipers who immediately fired live ammunition. Without using any other crowd control measures, such as stun grenades, the snipers fired tutu (0.22mm) live bullets at the demonstrators, injuring two, a man in his 20s, and a 17 year old boy. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment. This comes at the heels of several fatal shootings: a high ranking officer, commander of the area’s forces, executed a boy for stone throwing at his car, only to be given the full protection and support from the army; earlier this week, a teen was shot dead by the army in the Jenin area, and a man of 52 was shot and killed by soldiers in his own home near Hebron; a few hours later, two brothers were shot and severely injured during a military raid in their Nablus home. This escalation also proves that the military and legal apparatus provide soldiers with protection thus lending legitimacy after the fact to shooting civilians without accountability.
Bilal Tamimi


Friday 10-7-15 israelpnm


Amjad Farouq 17 was shot today during the Israeli occupation suppression of K Q march.
A sniper from one of the houses that the army took it as center shot Amjad in his leg this lead to transfer him to Rafedia hospital for treatment.
the march today began as usual so the army didn't come inside the village at first, the protesters went ahead and burn tires after few moment we discover ambush from 3 soldiers covered themselves with rubbish, but they failed in arresting any one.
After that tenths of soldiers with jeeps and huge bulldozer and the car of skunk water attacked the village in crazy way shooting rubber and live bullets and sound bombs in all directions.
The car of skunk water began to unload its contents inside houses and toward the protesters.
at the end of the clashes one jeep shoot nearly 50 canisters in all direction so fire was burned in garden of one house.
Violent clashes with Israeli occupation soldiers in Kafr Qaddoum village, West Bank, Palestine, July 24,
24-7-15 Spraying houses with skunk water make the life in houses very hard:
The strongest clashes since many months happened in k q today The Israeli army stormed the village at 11 am with many soldiers ,bulldozer and the car of skunk water, all this under heavy cover of shooting rubber bullets sound bombs and tear gas canisters which is shot by the jeep.
Youth face the army with stones and bottles of paints against the car of skunk water which spray all the amount of water inside my house and some of other houses.
A child of 13 Mohammad Bashar was shot in his head with rubber bullet caused injured needed treatment in Rafidia hospital but he is well now.
The car of skunk water came many times and every time it spray houses with bad smell water which get inside the rooms in my house.

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.
They call upon each and every person who supports their struggle to join them.

South West Bank

The South West Bank Popular Committees are calling all those standing for Justice, Peace and freedom to join us on Friday 24 July 20015 at 12:00 to protest in Susya village together with Susya residents against the Israeli occupation plan of forcing the people of this village out of it by demolishing the whole locality.
Please register here for transportation from:
Tel Aviv, 11:30am (estimated return 5.30pm)
Jerusalem, 12:00pm (estimated return 5pm)

Don't Say We Didn't Know 457
During the Ramadan month of fasting, the Israeli government usually holds a cease fire regarding the demolition of homes in unrecognized villages of the Negev Bedouins. Not so in Al Arakib. On Thursday, July 2, 2015, government agents escorted by police came around and demolished the place for the 86th time.

Don’t say we didn’t know #459
A story of a Palestinian family whose only wish is to live in dignity.
On Tuesday, 7th July, 2015, Suleiman El Ka’abneh, from the Palestinian village Ein El Hilwe (near the settlement Maskiot, in the Jordan Valley, West Bank) drove to bring water to his family’s flock of sheep. IDF soldiers detained him, confiscating his tractor and water tanker. In 2012, a water tanker was confiscated from his family; his family’s home has been demolished three times since 2010.
* From my blog at:
See at the blog previous reports about the joint struggles the Anarchists Against the Wall take part in.
See also: Stories from the year 2100 - 50 years after the revolution

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The world in turmoil; the old world order will never be the same again; and the joint struggle contributed to the processes that tip the scales*.

On 1st of January 1994 in Chiapas the masses held high the flag of rebellion just after the world capitalist celebrated their triumph on the revolutions of the 20th century and promoted their neo-liberal globalization of the world. But the struggle continued in entirely new mode. The amazing development in Rojava in which the main imperial powers find themselves giving aerial support to the anti authoritarian anti capitalists Kurds of Syria is like a flock of sparrows that mark that the spring is already hear. As part of the imminent change is the panic of the Israeli Zionist ruling elite from the faster advance of the B.D.S.... We cannot measure the contribution of each act of struggle to the change, but it seems that the many thousands of international activists who participated with us in the non armed joint struggle against the separation fence, the settlers, and occupation have a significant share.


Friday weekly demonstration 19.6.2015
Friday 26-6-15 in Bil'in. A dozen Israelis joined the villagers in the weekly demonstration against against the occupation and the separation wall and in solidarity with Imad of Jaffa brain damaged in Bil'in demo years ago.
We barely exited from the village when the Israeli state force started to shower us with tear gas.
In spite the western wind and shower of tear gas canisters we persisted nearly an hour till the armed forces went away.
Mohammed Basman Yasin photos at:
On April 23 2010, Emad Rizka from Jaffa participated in a demonstration in Bil'in commemorating the Shahid Bassem Abu Rahme (Phill), that was shot to death by an Israeli soldiers a year before. Ironically Emad was shot exactly the same way that Bassem was shot - with a metal gas canister, shot directly at him against open fire regulations of the army. He was severely wounded in the head and suffers until this day from brain damage. Two weeks ago, five years after the incident, the Israeli Military Advocate General decided to close the case and not to prosecute the shooting soldier. In the demonstration today, the people of Bil'in demanded justice for Emad and the indictment of the criminal soldier.
3-7-2015 the 537th Friday demo in Bil'in against the occupation and the settlers and in the memory of Mohammed Abu Khdair burned to death a year ago by settler. 15 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall initiative and few international supporters joined the Bil'iners. The wind was a bit better this week and most of us succeeded to to resist the tear gas shower by dispersing among the olive trees long enough to see the Israeli soldiers going away - failing to stop the demonstration.

Nabi Saleh

Friday weekly demonstration 19.6.2015 On the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, residents of Nabi Saleh staged a demonstration in solidarity with the hunger striking political prisoner, Khader Adnan. Adnan, who already went through a long hunger strike back in 2012 before he was released, launched another hunger strike several weeks ago in protest of the repeated renewal of his administrative detention. Since then, his medical condition has reportedly deteriorated, and he was taken to an Israeli hospital, where he is kept cuffed to his bed. Protesters held banners with Adnan's image and marched with the Palestinian flag. The Israeli soldiers attempted to disperse them by firing rounds of tear gas. No major injuries reported.
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David Reeb
26/06/2015 In spite of the heat and the Ramadan fasting, residents of Nabi Saleh, accompanied by solidarity activists, marched in support of the hunger striking political prisoners, languishing in the occupier’s prisons. The Israeli soldiers attempted to disperse the march: They drove their jeeps into the village, firing tear gas canisters at residents and photojournalists. No major injuries reported.
David Reeb
3-7-2015 Friday demo - The third Friday of Ramadan was dedicated to the commemoration of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a Jerusalem teenager brutally murdered by Israeli settlers a year ago. Residents of Nabi Saleh marched commemorating Abu Khdeir as well as Muhammad Kasba, a 17 years old Palestinian murdered by a high ranking Israeli officer that same morning (3.7.2015). The Israeli army raided the village in an attempt to disperse protesters, using tear gas and rubber bullets. Local youth gathered to repel the invasion. No major injuries reported.
Bilal Tamimi



Sheikh Jarrah

Friday weekly demonstration 19.6.2015


Friday 19-6-15 2 injured with live bullets and others with rubber during the suppression of K Q march
it's the first time that we could reach the gate which closed our road, this made the Israeli soldiers very angry and attack us with many soldiers ,jeeps, the car of skunk water and big bulldozer.
snipers used the houses to shoot from it so we have the following were injured:
1. Sari Sameee tow live bullets in his leg.
2. Bashar Mahmoud live bullet in his leg.
3. Mohammad Yaqoub rubber bullet so he fell down and has his leg broken.
Hundreds of Palestinians participated the march despite Ramadan beside friends from Israel and from I S M and friends from Makhsoum watch.
at the end of the march 2 jeeps with tear gas machine shoot many tear gas canisters towards the houses causing little fire in gardens and suffocated case inside houses.
26-6-2015 No injured persons today in K Q march just easy suffocated cases
Today in K Q march many soldiers from different units stormed the village at 10 am with jeeps , bulldozer and the car of skunk water.
The army used one of houses as center of the snipers who shoot live and rubber bullets towards the people who participate the march without injures.
They used skunk water inside houses this make life inside these houses very hard because of bad smell.
At the end of the march they stormed the village again with two jeeps and bulldozer shooting tenths of tear gas canisters most of them fell in houses.
Saturday, 27-6-15 - a special 16:00 demo. Child of 14 was shot with explosive bullet today in K Q
Mohammad Abd Al-elah child of 14 was shot in his leg today Saturday during suppression of K Q march which organized at 4 o'clock today.
According to medical stuff that's the first time that they have seen such bullet which broke his leg completely.
Israeli soldiers attacked the march using live and rubber bullets beside tear gas canisters .Friday 3-7-2015
Friday 3.7.15 A child of 12 years was shot today with rubber bullet in head during Kuffor Qaddom march
Ahmad Bashar 12 years was shot with rubber bullet in his head during the Israeli suppression of K Q march the first in the fifth year.
many soldiers attacked the village and stormed houses using it centers to their snipers.
the army used live and rubber bullets beside tear gas canisters and skunk water inside the house.
this march is the first one in the fifth year after we have finished 4 years on 1-7-2015
David Reeb

South of Hebron Hills

Saturday 4.7.2015

Don’t say we didn’t know #454

On Thursday, 11th June, 2015, the IDF ordered Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley to evacuate, together with their livestock, due to army maneuvers. The communities live in El Malih, El Burj, El Minka and Khumsa. They moved out of their homes and localities for six hours (06:00-12:00). The army said that on 17th June, 2015 they would again have to evacuate for similar reasons – military exercises in the region.

On Wednesday, 10th June, 2015, government representatives again demolished El’Araqib. Similarly, in ’Abde (near the ruins of Ovdat) and in Fur’a (near Arad), Bedouin homeowners demolished their own homes, fearing that the authorities would demolish those homes and make them pay the expenses!
Don’t say we didn’t know #455
On Saturday, 13th June, 2015, Palestinians from Susya, in the South Hebron Hills, discovered that settlers had damaged ten of their olive trees. The olive grove is near the settlement Susya (the Palestinian village and Israeli settlement share the same name) and an IDF guard-post.

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Palestine-Israel, The B.D.S. collect momentum and the fear of its future development frighten the Israeli elite*

The damage to the Israeli economy seems to be yet only marginal... but the margin expand now faster. Some of the firm already yield to the pressure targeted at areas in the settlements of the 1967 occupation and regroup back to the Israeli areas of 1948, in spite of the loss in government bribes and cheaper work force. The Israeli media is full with warning and even beginning of fear mongering. The connection between the joint struggle in the demos and the B.D.S. and the development of the boycott is acknowledged. Mean time the efforts to transfer of the Palestinians from key areas - the Bedouins in the south of the 1948 areas and in area C of the 1967 occupation intensify, as if they know that the opportunities to do it will end soon. Mean time, the non armed Friday demos are suppressed inconsistently with special treatment to Qadum.


5-6-15 Friday demo. 14 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall and about 20 internationals joined the activists of the village. As usual lately, the state forces waited for us near the route of the dismantled separation fence to prevent us from reaching the further separation wall. Just as we reached the valley, the soldiers of the state force started to shower us with tear gas. Few of the shabab went to the left (north) to confront the second unit. Due to the mostly western wind we had to regroup back few times and returning again.
After about 30 minutes the soldiers went away and we declared our victory before returning to the village.
Bil'in today - Friday 12-6-15, another weekly Demo against the occupation and the separation wall. 13 Israelis with the anarchists against the wall initiative, joined many internationals and Bil'iners. Just when we were in the road leading from the village to the west, the Israeli thugs started to shower us with tear gas. Due to the northern wind we just retreated a bit and repeatedly advanced and retreated. After a long while we ended the demo and retreated to the village.



Nabi Saleh

Friday 12.6.2015 demo by the village of Nabi Saleh, against the Israeli occupation, against the theft of their land and water and against apartheid.
David Reeb

Sheikh Jarrah

Friday weekly demonstration 5.6.2015


Friday 5-6-15
Don't Say We Did Not Know 452

Palestinians living in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of Hebron suffer repeated assaults by the Jewish settlers and IDF soldiers. For example, on May 16, 2015, young settlers threw stones at the home of the Abu Aisha family located next to the Jewish settlement at Tel Rumeida. On May 23, 2015, teen-age settlers assaulted a delegation of Quakers exiting after visiting the home of Palestinian family Azzeh. Soldiers entered the house after the visit and conducted a search. First they accused on of the family's female member of throwing stones. Then settlers began to hurl stones at the house. The girl was hurt. The soldiers went out towards the settlers and did not return.

Beit Elbarakah

Of yesterday (6 June 2015) protest in front of Beit Elbarakah endangered compound organized by South West Bank Popular Committees. 10's of Palestinian and Israeli peace activists marched peacefully towards the complex at road 60. Activists raised Palestinian flags, chanted for freedom and Palestine. The moment we arrived to the complex, 10s of heavily armed Zionist occupation forces attacked us trying to disperse us, but continued trying to enter the endangered complex. The complex is a property of the Christian Endowment, it was built in the 1940s as a hospital to serve the Palestinian community in that area, then was closed late 1960s because of financial problems, since then it was used for different social and religious activities. Lately terrorist Zionist occupation colonists are trying to take over the complex at gunpoint in favor of colonial expansion. .
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On Thursday, May 28, 2015, government agents escorted by police demolished homes in Bedouin villages in the Negev: a residence was demolished in Kuchla, north of Kseife and in Kufr Sar near Dimona. At Umm Batin, near Omer, a structure was destroyed.

Don’t say we didn’t know #453

On Thursday, 4th June 2015, IDF soldiers demolished tent living quarters and sheep-pens belonging to four Palestinian families in Humsa, in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank (near Hamra checkpoint).

This time the fact is plain for everyone to see: the Israeli government intends to demolish the village of Umm al Kheiran and in its stead build the (Jewish) community of Hiran. People are to be removed from their homes for the sole “crime” of having been born Bedouins in the State of the Jews, to make way for settling people whose sole advantage is to have been born Jews. What could be more racist?!

Less obvious is the intention to uproot the neighboring village of Atir in order to plant a forest. Again, humans will be removed for being Bedouins in the Jewish State, not even for the sake of settling Jews there, but merely to plant a forest! This is a familiar practice. Tuwail Abu Jarwal was wiped out, after 50 demolitions and residents’ arrests, and now the JNF has planted a forest in its stead. Al Arakib has been demolished over 80 times, with the same intent of planting a forest there.
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Monday, June 1, 2015

Palestine-Israel, the joint struggle which enhance the B.D.S. suffer lately more punishments then ever.

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.


Friday 22-5-15 - the persistence struggle continue. 11 Israeli of the anarchists against the wall and similar number of international supporters joined the local villagers. As usual, we started to march from the village towards the separation wall. As usual the last few months the Israeli armed forces were posited near Baasem (Fil) memorial where was the gate in the already dismantled separation fence. As usual lately, when we advanced a bit, the state force started to flood us with tear gas.
As the wind was not friendly - a western one, it was hard to evade it so we started to retreat. The state force border police was not satisfied with our slaw retreat so they advanced while shooting.
On their way they passed an old Israeli who was not fast enough. Mocking them he clapped his hands and in retaliation they threw at him two sound grenade.
After a while, the border police retreated a bit and the tear gas was blown away, so we did started a second march which was shot the same as the previous one.
We regrouped again to the fringe of the village waiting few minutes before the state force left the area and we declared another small victory.
Friday 29.5.15 Our weekly demonstration against Israel's brutal occupation against Palestine today was once again met with excessive use of tear gas which caused fires around homes in the village.

Nabi Saleh

Residents of Nabi Saleh marched alongside solidarity activists in defiance of the Israeli army. As every Friday, demonstrators protest the ongoing land confiscation and Israeli settlement project. This Friday, marchers reached close to the entrance of the village, where the soldiers were waiting for them, and attempted to disperse the march using tear gas and stun grenades. No major injuries reported.
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David Reeb
Friday 29.5.15 Demonstrators Show Israel the Red Card - today in Nabi Saleh.
Residents of Nabi Saleh staged a protest coinciding with the vote to expel Israel at the FIFA congress in Switzerland. The village’s children, dressed in uniforms of their favorite football teams, holding red cards and placards, called upon FIFA to ban Israel until it complies with international law. The children also staged a mock football game and some even walked up to the soldiers, defiantly holding red cards to their faces. The IDF attempted to disperse the protest using tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets. y_fbid=940921422626370&id=177013109017209
David Reeb


Friday 22-5-2015 The Israeli army suppressed the march of Kuffor Qaddom using new weapon
Today in K Q march the Israeli army suppressed the protestors who participated in K Q march using tear gas canisters and skunk water beside new weapon used first time in K Q.
About 300 hundreds participated the march with international friends from ISM and activists friends from Israel.
no one injured by live bullets because they didn't use it just few suffocated cases.
Friday 29-5-2015 Hundreds of Palestinians participated the march chanted slogans of ending occupation carrying red cards calling for kicking Israel from FIFA
Early morning the army put check point in the entrance of the village and declared it closed military area and prevented media and activists from entering in it.
The Israeli army stormed the village in the morning under heavy cover of rubber and live bullets and tear gas canisters beside skunk water which targeted houses.

Al Ma'sara

Weekly march 22-5-2015


Saturday 30.5.2015 demonstration marking 48 years of occupation at

Don’t say we didn’t know #451
On Sunday, 17th May, 2015, residents of the Palestinian village Al-Shuyyukh, north east of Hebron, discovered that settlers had uprooted 750 olive saplings that those Palestinians had planted on their land. This is the third time this year that settlers have invaded village land and uprooted olive saplings.
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On Thursday, 21st May, 2015, government representatives escorted by the police came to the Bedouin village El Zarnuga, east of Moshav Nevatim, to demolish a roundabout. In Wadi Gharuan, near Road 31, these government representatives demolished a home. In Umm Matnan, near Ar’ara, they demolished a sheepfold. That same day they went on to demolish El-Araqib yet again.

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