In addition to the fierce Israeli attack on Humsa, Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah and Al-Bustan neighborhoods in East Jerusalem face imminent Israeli ethnic cleansing actions. The looming expulsion of Palestinians from there is part of the Israeli coercive measures to empty Jerusalem from its Palestinian inhabitants and replace them with illegal Jewish settlers. According […]
“Women have been a footnote in a male-defined system. And if women are the footnote, then Aboriginal women are the footnote to the footnote.” This statement made by Mohawk author Patricia Monture holds very true to the situation of Palestinian women. The fact that Palestinian women are the footnote to the footnote is due to […]
From the Bedouin community of Humsa, representatives of popular committees across the West Bank have sent a call to rights and solidarity groups around the world. They urge more pressure on the Israeli occupation to stop the imminent ethnic cleansing of Humsa. Yesterday, representatives of the Stop the Wall Campaign and popular committees from across […]
On February 16th, representatives of the EU diplomatic missions in the Occupied Palestinian territories visited Humsa to provide them with tents for the residents. Yet, Israeli military stopped the officials and confiscated the shelters. Since November 2020, the Bedouin community of Humsa (Khirbet Hamsa al-Foqa), Northern Jordan Valley has been under a brutal demolition campaign […]
Yesterday, tens of armed Israeli soldiers raided the Bedouin community of Humsa, Northern Jordan Valley. This raid has been part of a series of violent raids committed since the beginning of 2021 and even before. In previous raids the entire community was razed to the ground four times in three months. The Israeli occupation seeks […]
At dawn on Friday, January 8th, armed Israeli soldiers raided the house of Palestinian farmer and human rights defender Khaled Daraghmeh (Abu Jamal), from the village of al-Luban al-Sharqiyya, southern Nablus district. After desperate attempts by his wife to stop the soldiers, who brutally assaulted her, they arrested Abu Jamal and took him to an […]
At dawn, 2 AM of Friday January 8, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have arrested Palestinian farmer Khaled Daraghmeh (Abu Jamal). Tens of armed Israeli soldiers raided the house of Abu Jamal located in the village of al-Luban al-Sharqiya, south of Nablus. The Israeli soldiers aggressively attacked Abu Jamal’s wife while she was trying to […]
The “You Are Not Alone” campaign – the collective efforts and the voluntary work to support the Palestinian farmers through the olive harvesting season – has once again provided essential support to the Palestinian farmers and continues to be the first backbone of the Palestinian farmers in front of the attacks of Israeli settlers and soldiers during the olive harvesting season.
Today, with tears, sorrow and outrage, Palestinians bid farewell to 13-year-old Ali Abu Alia after he was shot dead by Israeli army in al-Mughayir village, Ramallah district. Ali was peacefully protesting along with the residents of his village the establishment of a settler outpost on their land when Israeli soldiers shot him in the stomach yesterday, 4 December.
The Israeli Occupation Forces raided Zief village in Hebron on Tuesday, and they demolished and confiscated mobile homes and barracks belonging to the Palestinian residents and farmers, as well as devastating their agricultural lands, barbed wires, and the gate of the land. This systematically savage attempt to displace the Palestinian people from their homes and […]