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I spent six weeks in Jerusalem this spring volunteering with The Israeli Committee against House Demolitions. Here is interesting analysis from Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, regarding what Mahmoud Abbas may, or may not achieve in Palestine this September.
As the service meandered toward the Bethlehem hills, I melted into my favourite music, desperately absorbing the streets through the window. Madrid and Barcelona flags flying from the same coffee shops; crinkly, enticing faces selling shai from huge pots; bakeries … Continue reading
Hebron is a sad place to be. Our focus at ISM is to prevent and witness the daily abuses suffered by the occupied Palestinians. But the Palestinians are not the only ones to suffer here. Whilst I do not condone … Continue reading
A short report from an international in Gaza this week.
One of many youtube films from Sunday at Qalandia.
I am now staying in the International Solidarity Movement’s apartment in Nablus, as I have decided to spend my remaining few weeks working back on the ground in Palestine. Yesterday morning as I was sitting with my cigarette and lemon … Continue reading
I don’t normally use this blog to re-post articles, but this one really resonates. The situation on the ground is so clear that it breaks my heart when I still hear it suggested that the Palestinians are equally responsible for the current state of … Continue reading
… by sharing this promo that a friend kindly put together of my journey far.
Our friend, Nagey Tamimi, was arrested early this morning in a night raid on the village of Nabi Saleh. Bassem Tamimi’s house was also raided, however he was not at home and avoided arrest. In all likelyhood he will be arrested in the … Continue reading