Nabi Saleh 28/04/2017

Around 100 people gathered in the Ramallah-district village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank after Friday’s midday prayers. They were there to stage solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners, hunger striking in Israel’s jails. On 17 April, observed as Prisoner’s Day, about 1500 political prisoners of different factions launched a hunger strike to protest…

Nabi Saleh 12/02/2016

On the 80th day of Muhammad al-Qiq’s hunger strike, villagers from Nabi Saleh and solidarity activists confronted the Israeli army demanding to release the journalist immediately. Al-Qiq, a journalist from Dura in the Hebron district, was jailed by Israel without charges or trial. Currently, hundreds of Palestinians are held in administrative detention as well. Al-Qiq…

Nabi Saleh 23/10/2015

Villagers in Nabi Saleh confronted the Israeli army in a show of defiance, standing up for al-Aqsa and for the political prisoners. This past week, five of the village’s youth were arrested at dawn by the IDF and taken to Ofer detention centre, where the military court remanded them until next Tuesday. The Israeli army…

Nabi Saleh 24/07/2015

Villagers and solidarity activists marched against the occupation in Nabi Saleh, heading for the hilly edge of the village overlooking the settlement of Halamish. The IDF, however, was already waiting for demonstrators with at least two snipers who immediately fired live ammunition. Without using any other crowd control measures, such as stun grenades, the snipers…

Nabi Saleh 10/07/2015

On the last Friday of Ramadan, residents of Nabi Saleh confronted the Israeli army, demanding an end to land expropriations and the release of political prisoners. The IDF attempted to disperse protesters using tear gas, rubber bullets and many rounds of live ammunition. No injuries reported. If you like my work, please also ‘like’ my…

Nabi Saleh 08/05/2015

Villagers and solidarity activists marched in Nabi Saleh towards the building that was demolished by the IDF 10 days ago, in order to protest home demolitions and assert their right over the lands. The Israeli army responded with barrages of tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets as well as live ammunition. No major injuries reported. If…

Nabi Saleh 25/04/2015

Residents of Nabi Saleh marched on Friday in solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners, especially those who are ill and are deprived of adequate medical care. Also marched with them a delegation from the French communist party as well as international solidarity activists. The IDF assaulted protesters with barrages of tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets…

Nabi Saleh 03/04/2015

The local popular resistance committee led the weekly Friday march in the village of Nabi Saleh, accompanied by solidarity activists. Marchers chanted against the occupation and ongoing land annexation, as they proceeded towards the village’s main gate. The IDF attempted to disperse the march using tear gas canisters and live (“tutu”) ammunition fired by snipers.…

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…