Tag Archives: eyewitness

A Must Read: “One Occupied Gazan Summer” ~ by @48Refugee

“One Occupied Gazan Summer” is a three-part personal narrative by Mariam I. (@Refugee48) who explores her thoughts and retraces her steps during her most recent visit to the Gaza Strip. SMPalestine | Oct 2012 | Miriam I. – @Refugee48 Part one of three In Gaza, everything stops at night, including the wind As summer ends and fall […]

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Hebron: Escalation of Israeli army aggression (Incl. Video)

By Selina Khalil and Hakim Maghrib Photos by Jonas Ravn, Markus Fitzgerald, and Selina Khalil 27 July 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank For several days this past week, the Israeli army has assaulted Palestinians and conducted raids in Palestinian residential areas of Hebron. The raids have taken place in both the Israeli-controlled area […]

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Must Read: Beyond Compromise: Unifying the Palestinian voice ~ by @docjazzmusic

Friday, 22 June 2012 | Docjazz.com | By Dr. Tariq Shadid So, what exactly is the news? A new online web project? They come and go, don’t they? This is what might be going through your mind, if you were told that a new Palestinian web project has been launched. For a number of reasons, […]

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VIDEO | Interview with Majeda Fidda, former administrative detainee | #PalHunger

Video by addameer21on Mar 2, 2011 Majeda Fidda, a member of Nablus municipality council, was arrested by Israeli soldiers on 6 August 2008. She was acquitted of all charges against her on 31 December 2008, but instead of being released, she was placed in administrative detention for over a year. She was finally released on […]

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A Palestinian Christian Eyewitness Remembers the Israeli Military Siege of the Church of the Nativity

Dissident Voice | by Sharat G. Lin / April 9th, 2012 Ten years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, in response to a rapid succession of suicide bombings by Palestinians inside Israel and against Israeli settlements in the West Bank, vowed revenge, calling for “an uncompromising war to uproot these savages.” Calling Palestinian leader Yasir […]

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Children ex-detainees tell their Stories – Must see Video

by aicvideo on Mar 19, 2012 It is estimated that 8,000 Palestinian children, including some as young as 12-years-old, have been arrested and detained by the Israeli authorities since 2000. According to a report released in early March by Save the Children and the East Jerusalem YMCA Rehabilitation Program, 98 percent were subjected to physical […]

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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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Captured in international waters en route to Gaza: An eyewitness account

Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures Lina Attalah | Al Masry Al Youm | Sat, 05/11/2011 – 17:07 Photographed by Nevine El Shabrawy Lina Attalah, Al-Masry Al-Youm English’s managing editor, recently took part in the “Freedom Waves”  flotilla carrying aid to Gaza. She was captured at sea by Israeli security […]

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Kidnapped in Gaza | Reports From Vittorio’s Blog

by Vittorio Arrigoni on April 18, 2011 The following was sent to us by Daniela Loffreda, a close friend of Vittorio Arrigoni.  She writes: “This is a chilling account from Vittorio’s blog of what happened to him and other ISM activists when they were kidnapped by the Israeli military in 2008. The media keeps focusing on how […]

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From Gaza…Voices from the Strip

Source: The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy Date: 06 Apr 2011 | By: Saphia Shone for MIFTAH During my first week in Gaza, I attended a performance put on by the performing arts and drama club of the Qattan Center for the Child. The Center’s musician, choreographer and drama director […]

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Eyewitness Gaza preview

Mar 28, 2011 A movie by Tom Jackson, Joe Public Films, Skip Schiel,Teeksa Photography, and colleagues in Gaza. Release date of June 2011. Source

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IN PALESTINE: A NEW ‘CONTROLLED’ INTIFADA?

Posted by desertpeace on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 8:23 am. Riding the wave of unrest in the Arab world, the PA called for a carefully controlled ‘day of rage’ throughout the West Bank against the United States for their recent veto of an internationally accepted resolution declaring (once again) that Israeli settlement activity is […]

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NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND …. UNLESS IT’S A PALESTINIAN CHILD

Posted by desertpeace at PS.HADNEWS.COM on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10:25 am. The Israeli Forces attacked and shot rubber bullets and sound bombs at the children so they could not run away, and then proceeded to arrest 13 of them. Several army vehicles came into the area for support, attacking houses and cars to […]

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What really happened in Bil’in

by Felice Gelman on January 2, 2011 · 0 comments Like 0 1 Retweet I was at the demo on Friday and at the funeral on Saturday — along with Jen Marlowe and Andrew El Kadi. Also Dorothy Zellner came with me on Saturday. Hundreds of Palestinians from the border area villages, internationals, and Israelis […]

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