With over 110 Palestinians extra-judicially killed by the Israeli army, many of whom minors, residents of Nabi Saleh staged their Friday demonstration, defying Israeli brutality. Protesters marched along the main road, which is often closed by the IDF as punitive measure, and confronted the soldiers, who fired many barrages of tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets. No major injuries reported. Meanwhile, two more Palestinians were killed by the IDF in the nearby village of 'Aboud and on road 60 north of Ramallah.

Nabi Saleh 04/12/2015

With over 110 Palestinians extra-judicially killed by the Israeli army, many of whom minors, residents of Nabi Saleh staged their Friday demonstration, defying Israeli brutality. Protesters marched along the main road, which is often closed by the IDF as punitive measure, and confronted the soldiers, who fired many barrages of tear gas and rubber-coated steel…

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 has been stepping up its raids and crackdown on Palestinian protesters in the West Bank and inside Israel, resulting in the arrests of hundreds, and the killing of many young man and women through extra-judicial means. The soldiers dispersed the Nabi Saleh protesters with live ammunition, tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also shoot tear gas at one of the houses. The canister broke one of the windows and started a fire inside the house, the fire was extinguished shortly after. No major injuries reported.
At the end of demonstration the IDF close the main gate of the village.

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…

Residents of Nabi Saleh staged a protest coinciding with the vote to expel Israel at the FIFA congress in Switzerland. The village's children, dressed in uniforms of their favourite football teams, holding red cards and placards, called upon FIFA to ban Israel until it complies with international law. The children also staged a mock football game and some even walked up to the soldiers, defiantly  holding red cards to their faces. The IDF attempted to disperse the protest using tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets. No major injuries reported. In the last minute, the Palestinian Authority delegates pulled their previous demand to ban Israel, and no vote was held on the matter.

Nabi Saleh 29/05/2015

Residents of Nabi Saleh staged a protest coinciding with the vote to expel Israel at the FIFA congress in Switzerland. The village’s children, dressed in uniforms of their favourite football teams, holding red cards and placards, called upon FIFA to ban Israel until it complies with international law. The children also staged a mock football…

Palestinian children staged a vigil in front of the King David hotel in Jerusalem, where Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA is staying during his current visit to Palestine. Blatter arrived to discuss the Palestinian request to suspend Israel from international football tournaments as a protest for its lack of respect for Palestinian rights and international law. Blatter exited the hotel through a side door, and hurried into a car driven past the children. The vote on the question of Israel will be held by FIFA on 29 May.

“Show Israel the Red Card“, Vigil in Jerusalem 19/05/2015

Palestinian children staged a vigil in front of the King David hotel in Jerusalem, where Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA is staying during his current visit to Palestine. Blatter arrived to discuss the Palestinian request to suspend Israel from international football tournaments as a protest for its lack of respect for Palestinian rights and international…

Commemorating 67 years to the mass expulsion of the Palestinians in 1948, activists staged a protest in the West Bank village of Ni'lin, close to the separation wall. Protesters called for the return of the refugees and an end to Israeli occupation and injustices. The IDF responded with barrages of tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets. No major injuries reported.

Nakba Day, Ni’lin 15/05/2015

Commemorating 67 years to the mass expulsion of the Palestinians in 1948, activists staged a protest in the West Bank village of Ni’lin, close to the separation wall. Protesters called for the return of the refugees and an end to Israeli occupation and injustices. The IDF responded with barrages of tear gas and rubber-coated steel…

Hundreds commemorated Land Day in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, in protest of ongoing land annexations, settlements and military occupation. Among the hundreds who attended the march were delegates from several local popular committees such as Ni'lin Bil'in, Kufr Qaddum and Hebron based Youth against Settlements. Many international and Israeli solidarity activists also joined the march. The Israeli army attempted to disperse the march with barrages of tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets. One protester was arrested and threatened with pepper spray, as soldiers chased more protesters in an attempt to detain them as well. No serious injuries reported.

Land Day march in Nabi Saleh 28/03/2015

Hundreds commemorated Land Day in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, in protest of ongoing land annexations, settlements and military occupation. Among the hundreds who attended the march were delegates from several local popular committees such as Ni’lin Bil’in, Kufr Qaddum and Hebron based Youth against Settlements. Many international and Israeli solidarity activists also…

21 years ago, a settler by the name of Baruch Goldstein entered the Ibrahimi mosque at dawn and shot down 29 Muslim worshippers, injuring 125 more. In the chain of tragic events following the massacre, the Israeli army closed Shuhadaa street, formerly a lively commercial hub, to the movement of Palestinians, including those who actually reside there. The annual "Open Shuhadaa street" campaign renews the popular call to end this closure. Today, Palestinian and international solidarity activists marched in the old city of Hebron demanding the opening of the street. Israeli soldiers attempted to disperse marchers using stun grenades, rubber-coated bullets and even live (tutu) bullets that sent at least three protesters to the hospital for medical treatment.

Open Shuhadaa street, Hebron

21 years ago, a settler by the name of Baruch Goldstein entered the Ibrahimi mosque at dawn and shot down 29 Muslim worshippers, injuring 125 more. In the chain of tragic events following the massacre, the Israeli army closed Shuhadaa street, formerly a lively commercial hub, to the movement of Palestinians, including those who actually…

Residents of Nabi Saleh marched today in the pouring rain against the ongoing occupation and land annexation. Earlier this week, Israel revealed plans to expand the nearby settlement of Halamish, built in part on lands confiscated from villagers. Protesters marched towards the main entrance to the village, and were encountered by barraged of tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets fired by the Israeli soldiers in an attempt to disperse the march. No injuries were reported.

Nabi Saleh 13/02/2015

Residents of Nabi Saleh marched today in the pouring rain against the ongoing occupation and land annexation. Earlier this week, Israel revealed plans to expand the nearby settlement of Halamish, built in part on lands confiscated from villagers. Protesters marched towards the main entrance to the village, and were encountered by barraged of tear gas…

Scores suffocated from tear gas today during the weekly demonstration in Nabi Saleh. The march began at Martyrs' Square and proceeded towards the main entrance to the village, whose iron gates were closed. Palestinian and foreign protesters were led by children carrying signs with slogans against the occupation and demanding national rights. When protesters were 100 meters from the gate, clashes ensued, and the Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters and rubber bullets at protesters. Demonstrators then marched towards the expropriated water spring and lands, as women and girls led the march to shield the youth from the snipers. The popular resistance movement is calling to form a united leadership and program of struggle on the basis of popular resistance in order to resist policies of uprooting, displacement and settlements, and for the international community to implement resolutions against the occupation.

Friday demonstration in Nabi Saleh: “On our land we remain”

Report by Bassem Tamimi – Tamimi Press | Translated by Noa Shaindlinger Scores suffocated from tear gas today during the weekly demonstration in Nabi Saleh. The march began at Martyrs’ Square and proceeded towards the main entrance to the village, whose iron gates were closed. Palestinian and foreign protesters were led by children carrying signs…

Protesting the systematic detention of children and minors by the IDF, residents of Nabi Saleh and solidarity activists marched today, demonstrating against the recent prison sentence given to 14 years old Malak al-Khatib. Malak was accused of stone throwing, and was pressured into signing a plea deal which handed her a two-months prison term and 6000NIS fine. She is currently held in Hasharon prison, with other female Palestinian political prisoners. The IDF attempted to disperse the marchers by using tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets and live ammunition ("tutu"). One child was injured from a live bullet and was taken to Salfit for medical treatment.

Nabi Saleh 30/01/2015

Protesting the systematic detention of children and minors by the IDF, residents of Nabi Saleh and solidarity activists marched today, demonstrating against the recent prison sentence given to 14 years old Malak al-Khatib. Malak was accused of stone throwing, and was pressured into signing a plea deal which handed her a two-months prison term and…