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 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 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…

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…

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…

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…

Nabi Saleh 23/01/2015

The weekly protest in Nabi Saleh followed a week of IDF raids in the village and arrests of residents, as well as what seems like the introduction of a new weapon that contains an unknown organge-colored chemical. Villagers and solidarity activists marched with the Palestinian and Egyptian flags to protest against arbitrary arrests of civilians.…

Nabi Saleh 16/01/2015

Under torrential rain and braving the strong wind, villagers from Nabi Saleh marched this week, protesting the recent attacks on Islam and Muhammad. Demonstrators held signs in the praise of prophet Muhammad, and marched on the road towards the IDF soldiers who attempted to disperse them. Although the IDF deployed tear gas canisters, no major…