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…

Protesting the Israeli weapons industry 02/06/2015

Israeli activists staged a vigil protesting the Israeli Defense Expo in Tel Aviv. In addition to protesting against the thriving Israeli weapons industry, activists demonstrated the arms sales to South Sudan, where war crimes are being committed against civilian populations. A delegation from South Sudan arrived to Israel ahead of the expo to discuss further…

Solidarity with Conscientious Objectors, Tel Aviv, 14/5/2015

Israeli activists gathered in a show of solidarity with conscientious objectors in front of Hakirya military base in Tel Aviv. In Israel military service is mandatory for Jewish citizens. Those who refuse to serve are often repeatedly sentenced to prison. Protesters, several of whom are past refusers, attempted to convince passers-by, many of them uniformed…

Protesting the expulsion of Asylum seekers, Tel Aviv

Israeli activists staged a “die-in” at the main railway station in Tel Aviv to protest the expulsion of African Asylum seekers to a “third country.” Recently, such expulsions have resulted in the killing of asylum seekers in Sudan, Libya and elsewhere. The activists are demanding to grant asylum seekers status and allow them to remain…

Free Gaza demonstration, Tel Aviv, 29.4.2015

Heeding the call from Gaza for show of solidarity, Israeli activists gathered in Rothchild Boulevard in Tel Aviv in order to express solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza and call the Israeli government to lift the siege. If you like my work, please also ‘like’ my facebook page.              …

Nabi Saleh 20/03/2015

Marking both Mother’s Day and the anniversary of the battle of Karameh, residents of Nabi Saleh, together with the Freedom Bus (including members of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin) and solidarity activists, set out to plant olive trees. As marchers approached the main road, close to the expropriated water spring and adjoining lands, the Israeli…

Election day protest in Abu Dis

As Israelis lined up today at the election polls, celebrating ‘the only democracy in the Middle East,’ disenfranchised Palestinians faced the Israeli army in the rebuilt ‘Jerusalem Gate’ protest encampment near Abu Dis. The protest encampment has been destroyed numerous times before and was erected to reclaim territory earmarked for a new Jewish only settlement.…

Nabi Saleh 13/03/2015

The Israeli army stepped up its violent suppression of the weekly demonstration in Nabi Saleh this week. As villagers and solidarity activists marched down the main road leading to the entrance to the village, soldiers targeted them with tear gas canisters, live ammunition and finally, physical violence. One young man sustained an injury from a…

Direct Action for Public Housing

Eight female activists, including single mothers living in public housing, occupied the main offices of Amidar in Tel Aviv today. Amidar, founded as a public housing corporation, is currently in the process of privatisation, as many of its assets are being sold in the market, living families eligible for public housing on the brink of…