Jaffa based activists gathered at the city's historical clock tower square to protest the interception of the Women's Boat to Gaza. The Zaytouna-Oliva left Barcelona with female activists from all over the world intending to break the decade long blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by Israel. The Israeli navy stopped the Zaytouna on Wednesday evening, detaining the women on board and rerouting them to the port of Ashdod. In the meantime, Israel launched air strikes against the Gaza Strip. Among the protesters in Jaffa was Yehudit Ilani, who sailed on the Zaytouna in the first leg of the journey, from Barcelona to Italy. The protesters called for the immediate release of the women on board the Zaytouna and to lift the ongoing Israeli siege of Gaza.

Protest against interception of the Women’s Flotilla

Jaffa based activists gathered at the city’s historical clock tower square to protest the interception of the Women’s Boat to Gaza. The Zaytouna-Oliva left Barcelona with female activists from all over the world intending to break the decade long blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by Israel. The Israeli navy stopped the Zaytouna on Wednesday…

Free Darin Tatur, Jaffa, 25.6.2016

Darin Tatur’s father also participated in the demonstration calling for the release of his daughter About 100 people participated in a demonstration at the historic clock tower square in Jaffa, callng for the release of Darin Tatur. Tatur, a Palestinian woman from the Galilee, was arrested last October for a poem she wrote, “rise, my…

Protest against the escalating violence towards Palestinians

Jaffa based activists staged a protest against the escalating violence towards Palestinians that claimed the life of Ali Dawabsheh, a year and a half, from the village of Douma and severely injured his parents and brother. On the dawn of Friday, the family house was set slight in suspected settlers led arson. In the demonstrations…

Vigil against Arms Sale to South Sudan 09/07/2015

Israeli activists staged a vigil outside the home of the South Sudanese ambassador in Kfar Shmaryahu, where a formal reception was taking place. The activists were protesting the ongoing Israeli arms sales to South Sudan, where a civil war is taking place and there is ample documentation of severe human rights violations. If you like…

Protest against municipal neglect, Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Palestinian and Israeli activists protested at the entrance to Shu’fat refugee camp in occupied Jerusalem against the municipality’s continuous neglect and failure to collect and dispose of the camp’s garbage. The municipal authorities have systematically been allocating a fraction of the funds earmarked for maintenance in comparison with the city’s Jewish western neighbourhoods. As the…