Tag Archives: Abir Kopty

#OmarSaad | I’m Omar Saad and I will not be a soldier in your army

Abir Kopty Weblog | Oct 27, 2012 Omar Saad, a young (Druze) Palestinian musician from the Galilee village of al-Mughar has received a summon to the Israeli enlistment army. The Druze citizens of Israel are forced to enlist in the Israeli military, since 1956, when conscription law applied to Druze men (not to other Palestinians). […]

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Israeli soldiers arrest 20 in a pre-dawn raid on Kufr Qaddoum ~ by @AbirKopty

by Abir Kopty | 5 April 2012 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee | ISM Palestine During the raid, soldiers pillaged jewelry and caused extensive damage to houses. Residents are certain that arrests were made to quash regular protests in the village Massive numbers of Israeli soldiers staged an extensive pre-dawn raid on the West Bank […]

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The essence of Apartheid in Qaryout village ~ by @AbirKopty مدوّنة عبير قبطي

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. By abirkopty ⋅ February 11, 2012  Today, I attended with other comrades the weekly protest in the Palestinian village of Qaryout, south of Nablus. Qaryout hs joined the popular resistance last Friday. The village held in the past numerous marches and protests to resist the […]

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Damn your fathers, you shot baba! ~ by @AbirKopty

The First Intifada | انتفاضة – in pictures Dec 22, 2011 | Abir Kopty مدوّنة عبير قبطي For Arabic version click here This story began when I was looking for a child who has lived through the First Palestinian Intifada (uprising) or been active participant. The project was part of Palestinian bloggers’ campaign to mark the twenty-fourth anniversary of “the First […]

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Tent 1948 ~ by @AbirKopty

by Abir Kopty on August 6, 2011 If you are Palestinian, it will be difficult to find anything to identify with in Tel Aviv’s tents’ city on Rothschild Boulevard, until you reach Tent 1948. My first tour there was a few days ago, when I decided to join Tent 1948. Tent 1948’s main message is […]

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Israel is unable to cope with non-violent Palestinian activism

  Abir Kopty | July 14, 2011 | Mondoweiss This week, Israeli Knesset passed the anti-boycott bill, which outlaws the non-violent action of economic, academic and cultural boycott. Last week, it attacked another non-violent action, the fly-in campaign, and week before that, it was the flotilla. Every Friday, it oppresses non-violent demonstration in Bil’in, Nabi […]

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