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Monthly Archives: March 2011
On Tuesday another volunteer and I went to see Isam’s family in Burin; the family we were staying with during the settler attack earlier this month. It feels important to make solidarity visits during more peaceful times, and it was … Continue reading
Aftern the demonstration on Friday we attended the wedding of the daughter of Adeeb Abu Ramah, who was released from prison in December 2010. He served 18 months for his role in the village’s non-violent demonstrations. There are huge parallels between the military’s tactics in Bil’in … Continue reading
Photos taken on Friday 25 March 2011.
A few nights ago a friend and I visited the family that are involved in the International Field project that I wrote about a couple of weeks ago. Sadly, I wasn’t able to attend the trip to the Khirbet Shadi, … Continue reading
After completing a root canal with my best ever dentist in Nablus, we travelled to Biddia today to visit Women for Life. I wanted to buy my god daughter a very late birthday present from the handicrafts, and we met … Continue reading
Israel has confiscated most of the farm land surrounding the separation wall in the region of Qalqilya. The loss of the area between the wall and the green line has led to high unemployment and water shortages for the Palestinian … Continue reading
As a student at Bir Zeit university in 1987, Ibrheam heard that five Palestinians were killed by settlers. He and his friends felt compelled to throw stones at Israeli cars in response to this. He was sent to prison for … Continue reading
Our friend, Bassem Tamimi, was arrested at lunchtime today, when dozens of Israeli soldiers stormed his home. He is expected to be charged with organising Nabi Saleh’s peaceful demonstrations. Please read the full story here.
I wrote on 6 March about the arrest of Nagey Tamimi. He went to court a couple of days ago and has been accused of organising the non-violent demonstrations (normally legal in a democracy!) in Nabi Saleh. This is based … Continue reading
… by sharing this promo that a friend kindly put together of my journey far.