popular resistance

Israel jails village leader over peaceful protests against settler land theft

Murad Shtaiwi’s “crime” is organizing peaceful protests against settlers’ theft of Kufr Qaddoum’s land.

In photos: al-Walaja village faces “slow death” as Israel takes its land

Anne Paq
24 March 2014

The construction of the wall, which began in 2007 in spite of an ongoing legal battle and protests, constitutes the latest chapter of the ongoing history of dispossession of al-Walaja.

To end the occupation, dissolve the Palestinian Authority

Iyad Burnat
11 December 2013
View of the backs of riot police at a demonstration

Popular resistance is the only thing that will bring us freedom.

Resist Israel's unjust system, don't operate within it

Linah Alsaafin and
Budour Youssef Hassan
7 September 2013

Recent protests against the expulsion of Bedouins indicate that some Palestinians are accepting the limits of liberal discourse rather than demanding national liberation.

“This return is permanent” — refugees’ grandchildren defy Israel with Galilee camp

Patrick O. Strickland
the Galilee
22 August 2013
Man picks up bar amid tents with Palestine flag and landscape in background

Palestinian activists camping in Iqrit vow to resist warnings from Israeli authorities.

Abir Kopty in US: Palestinians must reach out to African American community

Portrait of seated Abir Kopty speaking into microphone
Activist and writer was interrogated by Israel for article criticizing Israel’s attempts to recruit Palestinian Christians to army.

Protests an "offensive" against settler attacks, West Bank villagers say

Andrew Beale
Deir Jarir
15 May 2013

Residents of Deir Jarir and Silwad are holding regular protests against Israel’s theft of their land.

Eviction of Bab Al Shams exposes Israel as a lawless state

Max Blumenthal
14 January 2013

Israeli prime minister ordered evacuation of protest village despite court order.

Month in Pictures: October 2012

5 November 2012

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Israel's viciousness against Bilin captured in "Five Broken Cameras" documentary

Asa Winstanley
30 October 2012
Emad Burnat’s house was declared a “closed military zone” by Israel — but that didn’t stop him from making a great film.


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