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The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the long-entrenched and systematic oppression and dispossession of the Palestinian population, using non-violent, direct-action methods and principles. Founded in August 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popular resistance by being immediately alongside Palestinians in olive groves, on school runs, at demonstrations, within villages being attacked, by houses being demolished or where Palestinians are subject to consistent harassment or attacks from soldiers and settlers as well as numerous other situations.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Palestinian Oppression in Al Khalil (Hebron)
This gathering of zionists seems to flush out all the frustration due to the incompleteness of the apartheid process: the Palestinians in Al Khalil are guilty of not being fully subjugated by the racist policies of the state of Israel, and such a gathering is a good opportunity to remind them of the hierarchy that is supposed to be in place.
SHARE Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Report on Land Confiscations by the Israeli Army
The Israeli Occupation Forces have recently announced a new sequence of land seizures in eleven villages in Salfee t (Salfit) District and three in the Qalqil y a area of Occupied Palestine.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, November 4, 2019 Grandson of Holocaust Survivors Deported from Israel for Volunteering
"Growing up, my grandparents being some of the only ones in their entire family to survive the Holocaust in Austria,'Never again' is something I heard a lot and resonate strongly with. To me, 'Never again' isn't just for Jews, it means never again should anyone in the world have to suffer because of their religion, race, or what they were born into.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Israeli Soldiers Shooting Children with Deadly Bullets
In the past three months alone, 100 Palestinian children have been shot with live ammunition. Despite these gross human rights violations, government's around the world have remained silent on the Israeli army's callous use of live fire against children.
SHARE Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Amazon, Israel, and the Occupation of Palestine
Besides Amazon's dealings with Israeli companies supporting and profiting from the Occupation, many more questions remain. The most troubling of these questions surround to how Amazon Israel will deal with realities on the ground---
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 9, 2017 Apartheid illustrated: Israeli soldier shoots another soldier in Hebron
...a fatal shot by one Israeli soldier to the other. The injured commander was immediately evacuated to hospital by an Israeli ambulance, and was later confirmed dead. The Israeli forces immediately closed the whole area to Palestinians by closing all the checkpoints, collectively punishing the civilian Palestinian population.
SHARE Saturday, May 27, 2017 Two shot in Hebron as Israeli forces clash with protesters during general strike
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers and border police yesterday in Hebron, as Palestinians demonstrated in solidarity with the prisoners' hunger strike. The clash lasted for five hours, with Israeli forces using tear gas, sound bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets, and live ammunition to disperse the protesters. A 15-year old and a 20-year old were shot, with many others arrested.
SHARE Thursday, April 6, 2017 Hebron Palestine Faces More Closures by Israeli Occupation Forces
Palestinian residents will face the acceleration of its near total isolation in the H-2, Israeli military controlled section of occupied al-Khalil (Hebron). Upon military order, Israeli forces announced the fortification of checkpoints and further land seizure...
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 16, 2017 Honoring Rachel Corrie (April 10, 1979 -- March 16, 2003)
Today, March 16th, 2017, marks 14 years since the day that Rachel Corrie had her life taken. And though her life ended early, her courageous heart and defiant spirit will be carried onward, and continue to inspire many activists now and into the future.
SHARE Saturday, February 25, 2017 Remembering the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre
Today, February 25th marks the 23 rd commemoration of the Ibrahim Mosque Massacre in Hebron. "On February 25 1994, a US-born Israeli military physician walked into the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron armed with a Galil assault rifle. It was early morning during the holy month of Ramadan, and hundreds of Palestinians were crammed inside, bowed in prayer.
SHARE Saturday, February 18, 2017 Israeli forces are solidifying their grip on Hebron
Israeli forces continued the practice of detaining men and confiscating IDs for the duration of Friday prayer.
But this did not hinder the male population from praying, so this Friday, a long line of men prayed outside in the sunshine, while military personnel chattered in the background.
SHARE Saturday, February 11, 2017 Palestine: A Day in the Life of an Internamional Volunteer
This is not a story about Internationals Volunteers. It is the story of some of the Palestinian people of Al Khalil [Hebron]. Every once in a while it turns out we end up being a small part of their story. But we are here to support them in their struggle, because our struggle is directly connected to theirs.
SHARE Saturday, January 28, 2017 Palestine: Sebastiya will not be ruined
Sebastiya is a beautiful small town northeast of Nablus up in the hills. It is a site of many ancient Roman ruins, including sites from Herod's dynasty, sites of Alexander the great, and a chapel and mosque of Nabi Yahya (John the Baptist) that remains today a pilgrimage site for Christians and Muslims.